Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik’s Peace mobile phones

Bangladesh bans Zakir Naik’s Peace mobile phones

DHAKA: Bangladesh has banned the Islamic preacher Zakir Naik’s Peace mobile phone, days after blocking his Peace TV from airwaves and online, according to a media report on Thursday. “These phones cannot be allowed anymore because there is a clear instruction from the government to stop all kinds of publicity of Zakir Naik,” telecoms regulator […]

Sharif calls cabinet meeting to discuss Kashmir situation

Sharif calls cabinet meeting to discuss Kashmir situation

Islamabad: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has convened a special cabinet meeting in Lahore on Friday to discuss the situation in violence-hit Kashmir and chalk out “future course of action” on the issue. “The cabinet will discuss the oppressive actions of Indian security forces against innocent civilians and the overall situation in Kashmir after the […]

Pakistan Army chief condemns killings

Pakistan Army chief condemns killings

SRINAGAR: Chief of Army Staff Pakistan General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday condemned, following days of unrest in Kashmir, the brutal killing of Kashmiri youth by forces. He expressed his displeasure during the monthly Corps Commander Conference at the General Headquarters, dawn.com reported this evening. “The army chief reiterated that the world needs to recognise aspirations […]

Institutional racism exists throughout the society: Biden

WASHINGTON: US Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday said that “institutional racism” exists throughout the society and a closer connection is needed between the police and community, days after five police officers were shot dead during a protest decrying police killings of black men last week. “There is institutional racism, it exists throughout our society,” […]

‘China should be on high alert after SCS verdict’

BEIJING: Calling for national unity ahead of Tuesday’s verdict by an international tribunal on China’s claims in the South China Sea, state media directed its ire against US and Japan saying that Beijing should be on high alert if tensions escalate putting to test the PLA’s military strength. “The US and Japan have claimed that […]

Celebrated humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away in Karachi

Celebrated humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away in Karachi

KARACHI: Celebrated humanitarian and Edhi Foundation Chairman Abdul SattarEdhi passed away at the age of 88 in Ka¬rachi on Friday night. “He wished to be buried in the same clothes he used to wear. He also wanted to donate his body parts, but only his cornea can be do¬nated as rest of the organs were […]

5 US police officers killed in worst attack on law enforcers

5 US police officers killed in worst attack on law enforcers

HOUSTON: Snipers shot dead five police officers and injured seven others in “ambush style” firing in the US city of Dallas during a demonstration against the fatal police shootings of black men this week, making it one of the deadliest attacks on law enforcers in the country. The shooting began near one of the busiest […]

UK poised to have first woman PM since Margaret Thatcher

LONDON: Britain is poised to get its first woman Prime Minister in more than a quarter of a century since Margaret Thatcher as the race to succeed David Cameron after the Brexit vote on Friday narrowed down to home secretary Theresa May and energy minister Andrea Leadsom. May will now go head to head with […]

Pak condemns bombings

Pak condemns bombings

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Tuesday said there is a need to forge unity against the enemies of humanity and Islam as it strongly condemned the spate of suicide attacks in Saudi Arabia, including one near the second holiest Islamic site in Medina. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said in a message the people and government of Pakistan […]

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