Kashmir issue needs uninterrupted dialogue with India: Pak Foreign Minister

Kashmir issue needs uninterrupted dialogue with India: Pak Foreign Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan’s new Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday said that there was a need of “continued and uninterrupted” dialogue with India, which was the only way forward for the two neighbours to resolve outstanding issues, reports said. Qureshi, the ruling party Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) Vice Chairman, was sworn-in earlier in the day along […]

16 ministers from Pak PM’s cabinet sworn-in

16 ministers from Pak PM’s cabinet sworn-in

Islamabad: Sixteen members of newly-elected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s 21-strong cabinet took oath at a ceremony held on Monday at the President House here. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath to the nominated federal ministers. The new cabinet comprises 16 federal ministers and five advisers. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) vice chairman Makhdoom Shah Mehmood […]

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual Hajj pilgrimage

Over 2 million Muslims begin annual Hajj pilgrimage

Makkah: More than 2 million Muslims from around the world, including India, Sunday began the annual hajj pilgrimage at first light in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Makkah that Islam’s faithful face five times each day during their prayers. The five-day hajj pilgrimage represents one of the world’s biggest gatherings every year, and […]

UK Government Distances Itself From Pro-Khalistan Rally In London

UK Government Distances Itself From Pro-Khalistan Rally In London

LONDON: The UK government has distanced itself from the issue of a pro-Khalistan rally organised by Sikh separatist groups at London’s Trafalgar Square earlier this month. The so-called ‘London Declaration on Referendum 2020’ rally, organised by Sikhs for Justice on August 12, triggered a diplomatic row as India had warned the UK to take bilateral […]

Donald Trump’s trade war is rattling China’s leaders

  BEIJING: China’s leaders have sought to project confidence in the face of President Donald Trump’s tariffs and trade threats. But as it becomes clear a protracted trade war with the United States may be unavoidable, there are growing signs of unease inside the Communist political establishment. In recent days, officials from the Commerce Ministry, […]

India set an example for South Asia by supporting democracy: US

  NEW YORK: India has set an example for South Asia and the world by supporting democracy, diversity and the rule of law, the United States said on Wednesday while greeting the country on its 72nd Independence Day. In his message on behalf of the US government on the occasion of India’s 72nd Independence Day, […]

Indian oil tanker suffers explosion off Oman, 3 crew missing

DUBAI: An Indian shipping company says one of its crude oil tankers suffered an explosion off the coast of Oman and three of its sailors are missing. The Shipping Corporation of India says explosion struck the MT Desh Vaibhav on Tuesday in the Gulf of Oman while it was en route to Fujairah on the […]

Transgender woman, Somali-American win US primary nods

WASHINGTON: Christine Hallquist won the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in the US state of Vermont on Tuesday, moving a step closer to becoming the nation’s first transgender governor, US media projected. In another ground-breaking political moment, Somali-American state legislator Ilhan Omar claimed victory in her primary in Minnesota, putting her on track to become one of […]

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