Modi’s BJP party defeat shows outrage against CAA in Delhi polls

NEW DELHI: In Modi’s first electoral test since violent anti-government demonstrations erupted nearly two months ago, India’s ruling party was expected to lose an important state election, the vote count revealed on Tuesday. The demonstrations, in which at least 25

Pakistan win first test by 44 runs against Bangladesh in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan has easily defeated Bangladesh with an innings and 44 runs taking a 1-0 lead in the two-match series as the guest team’s batting order collapsed during the first test match in Rawalpindi on Monday. Since restarting the day

PTI members seek in house change against PM Khan, sources

ISLAMABAD: According to sources, PTI federal ministers, provincial assembly members, and Chaudhry brothers have completed the number game and are fully active against Prime Minister Imran Khan for in-house change. According to details, Governor Punjab Sarwar Khan and Jahangir Tareen,

Pakistan scores 414 runs in loss of 6 wickets against Bangladesh

RAWALPINDI: Today is the third day of a test match between Pakistan and Bangladesh, while playing against the guest team, Pakistan’s batting line has scored 414 runs in the loss of six wickets on Sunday. Overall, Pakistan is leading 181

ATC delays judgement against Hafiz Saeed in two cases

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism tribunal on Saturday postponed the announcement of judgment in two of the claimed terror funding cases against Hafiz Muhammad Saeed and his Jamatud Dawa (JuD) colleagues. The tribunal will now first decide on a recent application lodged

Punjab govt moves LHC against pre-arrest bail of PM’s nephew

LAHORE: On Saturday, the Punjab government turned the Lahore High Court against pre-arrest bail given to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s nephew, Advocate Hassaan Niazi, and seven other lawyers in the assault case of Punjab Cardiology Institute (PIC). “The trial court

Trump expresses confidence in China over fight against coronavirus

WASHINGTON: The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump conveyed his “confidence” in the potential of China to address the novel coronavirus outbreak during his telephonic talks with his counterpart Xi Jinping in Beijing. “The two leaders decided

Naqvi asks PM to conduct FIA inquiry against Sindh ministers

KARACHI: Opposition leader in the Sindh Assembly, Firdous Shamim Naqvi, wrote a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday asking him to order the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to probe two provincial ministers for alleged ties with criminals. According

Effective steps taken against coronavirus at all ports: Ali Zaidi

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi on Saturday said that effective precautionary measures have been taken in ports across the country in order to avoid the possible spread of deadly novel coronavirus to Pakistan. While speaking

Govt plans to take action against all those behind flour crisis: Firdous

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said on Saturday that strong action will be taken against those engaged in the wheat flour crisis as a comprehensive briefing was given to Prime

FIA begins inquiry against govt officials in BISP corruption case

ISLAMABAD: On Friday, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) started an investigation into four government officials who were suspended from their positions in two phases to take advantage of the Benazir Income Support Program (BISP). The FIA headquarters sent officers ‘

Palestinians protest against Trump’s Middle-East proposal

JERUSALEM: On Wednesday, Palestinians demonstrated against the controversial peace agreement of President Donald Trump, which provides Israel a green light to annex key parts of the occupied West Bank. The demonstrations, including isolated conflicts, highlighted the depth of anger with

Abid Sher Ali files complaint against Vawda with UK agency

LONDON: Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) leader Abid Sher Ali was seen leaving the office of the United Kingdom National Crime Agency (NCA), after “submitting proofs” against Federal Minister for Water  Resources Faisal Vawda, what he believes to be illegitimate

NAB files reference against Malik Riaz in Rs100bn land scam

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) filed a reference against business tycoon Malik Riaz and several others for unlawful allocation of an amenity plot in the Clifton section of Karachi, where Pakistan’s highest building, Bahria Icon Tower, is constructed. The

Pakistani celebrities launch campaign against child abuse

KARACHI: A number of artists have extended their solidarity to the campaign against child abuse and urged the government to implement all applicable child rights legislation. In a press conference at the Karachi Press Club,  several celebrities have demanded the

Trump warns Iran against “massacre of peaceful protesters”

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Sunday has warned Iran against trying to crack down on protests that broke out after it acknowledged shooting down a Ukranian plane by mistake, killing all 176 passengers on board. U.S President Donald Trump

Anti-Islam slogans painted outside mosque in London

LONDON: The Scotland Yard on Wednesday has said that they launched a full investigation into the anti-Islamic slogans sprayed on a building near a mosque and cultural center in south London. Scotland Yard officers on Wednesday were called at about