Friday, 18 October 2019

Asia

Indian Mother marries Daughter’s Husband’s Elder Brother

NEW DELHI: There have been odd marital unions and one of the most strange marriages has emerged out of Pathankot City, Punjab, where an Indian mother married the elder brother of her daughter’s husband. Her daughter’s brother-in-law. In the modern-day, the likes of social media a big part in life ...

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Bangladesh forces kill Indian guard, wound another

KOLKATA/DHAKA: Bangladeshi border forces shot and killed an Indian border guard and wounded another after detaining an Indian fisherman, Indian officials said, in a rare reported clash between the two sides. Three Indian fishermen were caught by Bangladeshi officers and two were later released, India’s Border Security Force (BSF) said ...

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My family shares a special bond with Pakistan: Prince William

The Duke of Cambridge expressed his gratitude over the warm welcome he has received on his visit to Pakistan while addressing a ceremony at Pakistan Monument. For the ceremony, the prince wore a stylish sherwani by Naushemian and the princess donned a Jenny Packham outfit. The royal couple arrived at the ...

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India ranked below Pakistan on Global Hunger Index

NEW DELHI: While Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi vows that he is making India a superpower, the truth is the BJP-ruled country has slipped further on Global Hunger Index, it emerged Wednesday. According to Concern Worldwide, an aid agency which compiles the report, India is ranked at 102 on a ...

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7 dead in Afghan helicopter crash: officials

KABUL (AFP) – At least seven Afghan military personnel were killed when the helicopter they were travelling in crashed in the northern Afghanistan province of Balkh on Tuesday, officials said. According to the Afghan defence ministry, the MI-17 Afghan air force chopper crashed due to “technical faults”. “All the seven ...

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Royal couple Prince William, Kate to arrive in Pakistan today

LONDON: The UK’s royal couple Prince William and his wife Kate Middleton is all set to arrive in Islamabad on Monday on a “historic” five-day visit to Pakistan. The trip by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, who will be accompanied by their three children, will be the first of ...

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China to restrict visas for US nationals

SINGAPORE: China is planning tighter visa restrictions for US nationals with ties to anti-China groups, people with knowledge of the proposed curbs said, following similar US restrictions on Chinese nationals, as relations between the countries sour. China’s Ministry of Public Security has for months been working on rules to limit the ...

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