US has become a ‘third world country’: Trump

US has become a ‘third world country’: Trump

WASHINGTON: Republican frontrunner Donald Trump said that the US has now be¬come a “third world country” compared to the infrastruc¬ture in Dubai and China, and promised that things would change once he is elected the President. “We have become a third world country, folks!,” the 59-year-old told his supporters at an election rally at Sal […]

Tibet, Xinjiang part of China’s planned biz hubs for Silk Road

Tibet, Xinjiang part of China’s planned biz hubs for Silk Road

Beijing: China plans to make its troubled border provinces Xinjiang and Tibet major business hubs for seamless trading with Europe and South Asia as it moves ahead with the mega Silk Road project to boost its global influence. The 13th Five-Year Plan approved this week at the National People’s Congress outlines China’s ambition to make […]

UN intervention sought in PaK rights issues

UN intervention sought in PaK rights issues

Washington: UN’s intervention has been sought to address the grievances of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK), especially the lack of constitutional rights and educational facilities, particularly for women and children. The issue was raised by Senge Sering, president of the Institute for Gilgit-Baltistan Studies during his address to the 31st Regular Session […]

Kashmiri delegation meets OIC member

Kashmiri delegation meets OIC member

UNITED NATIONS: Kashmiri delegation to UN Human Rights Council on Thursday asserted that their ‘coordination in international forums is set to multiply manifold as the 68-year-old Kashmir dispute takes center stage.’ The delegation headed by senior APHC leaders Altaf Hussain Wani and Faiz Nashbandi, on Thursday, met Member of OIC’s Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission […]

‘Chinese Army ‘spotted’ along LoC in PaK’

‘Chinese Army ‘spotted’ along LoC in PaK’

SRINAGAR: The Indian Army has spotted presence of senior PLA officials at the forward posts opposite Nowgam sector in North Kashmir After frequent incursions in Ladakh area, Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops have been spotted at forward posts along the Line of Control (LoC) on the Pakistani side of Kashmir, ringing alarm bells in […]

I have more Sikhs in Cabinet than Modi: Canadian PM

WASHINGTON: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, known for his witty repartees, told an American audience here that he has more Sikhs in his Cabinet than his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. The quip came when Trudeau was taking 10 questions from students at the American University in northwest Washington during his state visit to the US. […]

I am being hunted down by media in UK, says Mallya

LONDON: As a controversy rages on over Vijay Mallya leaving the country despite huge unpaid loans by his group, the beleaguered businessman today said he was being “hunted down by media in UK” but they did not look in the “obvious place”. A miffed Mallya, who is reportedly in the UK and has been only […]

3 Paris attackers feature in ISIS recruitment files: reports

3 Paris attackers feature in ISIS recruitment files: reports

PARIS: Names of three of the Paris at¬tackers figure in massive documents leak from the Islamic State militant group, media reports said on Saturday. Samy Amimour, Foued Mohamed- Aggad and Omar Ismail Mostefai – be¬lieved to have carried out the worst attack in Paris at the Bataclan theatre during a concert by a rock band […]

China protests Dalai Lama’s presence at United Nations conference; calls him ‘separatist’

BEIJING: China has lodged a pro¬test with the UN for inviting the Dalai Lama to its conference in Geneva say¬ing that the Tibetan spiritual leader is a separatist and not entitled to talk about human rights. China voiced “strong unsatisfaction” and lodged solemn representations after the Dalai Lama was invited to attend an activity on […]

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