Sunday, 25 February 2018

Asia

Our soldiers won’t be patient forever, says China

CHINA

As the standoff between India and China at Doka La enters its second month, Beijing appears to be running out of patience. In a closed-door meeting last week, Chinese officials told foreign diplomats that the Chinese Army has been waiting patiently since the standoff started but they will not do ...

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PAF wins trophy at Royal International Air Tattoo Show held in UK

PAF

GLOUCESTERSHIRE: A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) C-130 Hercules transport aircraft has won the Concours D’ Elegance trophy at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) Show 2016 at Royal Air Force Base Fair Ford in the United Kingdom. More than 200 aircraft from 50 countries participated in the competition, with the ...

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Imran hopes for Nawaz goodbye reception next week

ISLAMABAD: PTI chief Imran Khan has his eyes set on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s resignation and in an interview to an international newspaper, the cricketer-turned-politician hoped that there would be a big ‘goodbye reception’ for Sharif in Islamabad next week. PTI chief Imran Khan said that he truly believed Prime ...

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Modi’s govt drop Indira Gandhi’s name from Oxford centre

Indira Gandhi

NEW DELHI: A centre established by Somerville college in the University of Oxford in 2013 with a £3 million grant from India and named after Indira Gandhi has seen the name of the former prime minister dropped after the Narendra Modi government came to power in 2014. The Oxford India ...

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RAW targeting CPEC through Afghanistan: CJCSC

General Zubair Mahmood Hayat

KARACHI: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat has said Pakistan is fully aware of the designs of hostile agencies, especially RAW against the country. Addressing the passing out parade of cadets at Pakistan Naval Academy in Karachi on Saturday, he said the Indian intelligence is operating ...

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Muslim family assaulted, robbed on board train in India

INDIA

MUMBAI: A family of Muslims were brutally attacked and robbed on Wednesday in the Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh, India while on-board a train, The Hindu reported. According to a member of the family, Shakir, the men identified the family as Muslim after they noticed veil-clad women accompanying them on ...

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‘Malala Day’ celebrated globally

malala

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

Ashraf-Ghani-NAWAZ

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

nawaz s

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

Mushahid-hussain-ICAPP

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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