Thursday, 19 October 2017

Asia

‘Malala Day’ celebrated globally

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LONDON: Yesterday Malala Day was celebrated across the world in connection with the 20th birthday of famous female education activist and noble peace prize winner Malala Yousafzai. The United Nations had declared July 12th as Malala Day to commemorate not only young activist’s birthday, but also the day she delivered ...

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Peace with Pakistan first, Taliban later

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KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday that Kabul needs peace with Pakistan first before peace can be forged with the Taliban. Addressing a press conference in Kabul, President Ashraf Ghani said Pakistan also needs to stop interfering in Afghanistan’s internal affairs and instead cooperate with the National Unity ...

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PML-N to challenge JIT report in SC

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ISLAMABAD: With the mounting pressure on the prime minister to step down in the light of the joint investigation team’s findings, the ruling PML-N yesterday decided not to bow to the pressure and fight the case on legal and political fronts. In a third consultative meeting in less than 24 ...

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Mushahid Hussain elected ICAPP vice chairman

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SEOUL: Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed, representing Pakistan, was unanimously elected as Vice Chairman of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP), which represents over 300 political parties from 52 Asian countries. The election was held at the meeting of the ICAPP Standing Committee, comprising 27 members, meeting here in ...

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Nawaz Sharif – Panama Leaks: SC examines final report of JIT

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ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has submitted its final report in Supreme Court today. JIT was established by the top court for investigation in Panama Leaks case. According to media reports, the final draft consists of thousands of pages and was brought to the court in a carton. The ...

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Clashes as Indian Kashmir marks key anniversary

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SRINAGAR: Government forces threw tear gas and clashed with stone-throwing protesters in Indian Kashmir on Saturday, as the volatile Himalayan region marked the anniversary of a hugely popular rebel leader’s death. Thousands of troops have fanned out across Indian-administered Kashmir, where authorities have imposed a widespread curfew and cut off ...

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Burhan Wani’s sacrifice is testimony against Indian atrocities: COAS

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ISLAMABAD: On first death anniversary of Kashmiri rebel fighter, Burhan Wani, Pakistan Army Chief stated that sacrifices by Wani and many generations are testimony of their resolve against Indian brutalities. “Kashmiris hv rt of self determination.Sacrifices of #BurhanWani & generations agst Indian atrocities are a testimony of their resolve”COAS pic.twitter.com/BP7xU2kL1M ...

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Mumbai: Three men gang rape college girl in moving car

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MUMBAI: While on her way to college on Thursday morning, a 20-year-old girl was allegedly kidnapped and raped by three men near Charkop area. According to sources, the incident occurred in sector number five. A police source said, “According to the victim’s statement, three men arrived at the spot in ...

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China cancels Xi-Modi meet at G20 summit amid border stand-off

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BEIJING has cancelled an upcoming bilateral meeting of its President Xi Jinping with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid a stand-off between the troops of both countries near the trisection of China, India and Bhutan borders. Chinese foreign ministry officials on Thursday said the ‘atmosphere’ was ‘not right’ for a ...

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PM Narendra Modi launches commemorative coins and stamps

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NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released coins and a stamp on Mahatma Gandhi’s spiritual guide, Shrimad Rajchandraji, at the Sabarmati Ashram here. He released a commemorative first-day cover and a stamp of Rs 5 and coins of Rs 150 and Rs 10 denominations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of ...

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