Monday, January 21, 2019

Modi hails Kartarpur Corridor project, promises justice to Sikh families of 1984 riots

NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed the decision of his government to construct Kartarpur Corridor and promised justice to the families of 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims, which shook the nation.

UK Parliamentarians lauds Pak-India goodwill gesture for opening corridor

Nation special report LONDON: A selected group of Pak and India origin British Parliamentarians have appreciated the gesture of both the governments to facilitate Sikh community during their visit to religious...

Hamid Karzai wants India to play larger role in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI:Lauding India's effortsin rebuilding war-ravaged Afghanistan, former Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said that New Delhi should nowplay a largerrole in the country.He, however, did not elaborate on what kind of "larger" role...

British MPs condemn China for detaining Muslims in camps

LONDON: China’s detention of millions of Uighur Muslims in re-education camps amounts to human rights abuse on a scale not seen since in the country since Chairman Mao’s era, British MPs have...

“I want to meet new Pak leadership but Islamabad housing the enemies”: Trump

WASHINGTON: Reiterating his accusations against Pakistan, the US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that he "looks forward to meeting the new leadership in Pakistan" but not without accusing Islamabad of "housing the enemy”.

$5bn embezzlement revealed in overseas Pakistanis contributed 2005 quake funds

Nation special reportISLAMABAD: In a series of financial irregularities in government schemes, another embezzlement of over $5 billion has been surfaced. That huge amount was meant to provide relief to earthquake affectees...

All eyes set on Monday, Dec 24, decisions on Zardari and Nawaz Sharif

ISLAMABAD: In wake of ongoing political storm in Pakistan, Monday 24th December is being considered a day of fuelling to the fire as all eyes are set on decisionsrelated to cases againstformer president andCo-Chairperson of...

Tory-Labour tussle over Brexit deepens, May not ready for second referendum

Nation special report LONDON: The tussle between country’s two main political parties over the Brexit issue has jumped to all limits and Prime Minister Theresa May has categorically stated that holdinganother...

PTI Govt concedes PAC chairmanship to Shahbaz Sharif, a big win for opposition

Nation special reportISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government on Thursdayconceded the chairmanship of Public Accounts Committee to OppositionLeader Shehbaz Sharif , almost three months after a stalemate overthe key position. The...

200/117: Theresa May again gains party confidence, vows to deliver Brexit

Nation special reportLONDON:Prime Minister Theresa May survived Wednesday night in no-confidence move andwill not face such situation for one year. She did win the ballot of ConservativeMPs, on whether she should remain...