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Karachi is the sixth cheapest city in the world

A survey has revealed

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March 19, 2019


Oman allows Israeli planes to use airspace: Netanyahu

Only 2 Arab countries Jordan and Egypt officially recognize Israel

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December 10, 2018


Fish in hospital as rains kill 80 in north India

Dirty water with fish squirming around flooded a hospital in northeast India after monsoon rain and at least 80 people died within days in one state in weather-related accidents, officials said Monday. Patients sat gingerly with their feet up at the Nalanda Medical College hospital in Bihar state when water gushed into the intensive care…

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July 30, 2018


Building collapse in Delhi suburb kills at least two, more feared dead

A local media outlet earlier reported that at least 50 people were feared trapped

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July 18, 2018


Eleven family members found dead in Delhi home: police

Indian police launched an investigation Sunday after a family of 11 was found dead inside their home in New Delhi. Police have cordoned off the home in Burari in the north of the capital where the bodies of seven women and four men were discovered Sunday. “10 of the 11 family members were found hanging…

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July 1, 2018


US’s Haley tells India to ‘rethink’ Iran ties

The US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Thursday urged India to reconsider its ties to Iran, one of its key energy suppliers, as fresh US sanctions on buyers of Iranian oil loom. Washington has stepped up pressure on major Iranian customers to stop importing its oil, warning no trading partner will be exempt…

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June 28, 2018


Twelve media houses fined for naming rape victim in India

NEW DELHI: An Indian court on Wednesday ordered 12 media companies to pay $15,000 each to a compensation fund for victims of sexual violence after they published the name of an eight-year-old girl who was gang raped and murdered. Indian law prohibits the naming of rape victims, even after they have died, because of the…

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April 18, 2018


PA slams harassment of Pakistan diplomats in India

LAHORE: The Punjab Assembly, through a unanimously adopted resolution, condemned the harassment of Pakistani diplomats and their families in India. Moved by the opposition leader Mian Mehmoodur Rashid on Friday, the resolution stated that intimidation of Pakistani diplomats and their families was highly condemnable. It urged the government to register a strong protest with New…

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March 16, 2018


Pakistan calls High Commissioner to India for consultations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has called back its High Commission to India for consultations in the wake of continuous harassment and bullying of its officials and their families in New Delhi. “This deliberate bullying, which continues is not confined to a single isolated event and continues unabated despite repeated official protests lodged with the Indian High Commission…

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March 15, 2018


Pakistan summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner to register protest

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh to protest harassment of the officials of Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi.  Officials and staff members of the Pakistani High Commission in New Delhi have been harassed over the past couple of days. On more than once occasion, the…

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March 14, 2018


Pakistan hockey team to play World Cup in India despite tensions: FIH

NEW DELHI: Hockey’s governing body indicated Thursday that Pakistan will take part in the men’s World Cup this year in India despite acute tensions between the two countries. Pakistan have qualified for the World Cup to be held in the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar between November 18 and December 16. But fears have been…

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February 16, 2018


Pakistan’s intelligence, security experts visit India after two years: report

A four-member Pakistani team of counter-terrorism and intelligence specialists visited New Delhi last week to attend a multilateral meeting, a media report said.  The visit comes despite the soaring tensions between two South Asian neighbors amid ceasefire violations. The Indian Express quoting sources said that the Pakistani officials, including a colonel from the country’s army,…

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February 6, 2018


Fire at a warehouse near New Delhi kills 17 people

NEW DELHI: Seventeen people died after a fire broke out at a warehouse in an industrial area on the outskirts of New Delhi on Sunday, a fire official said. The blaze happened in a building used to store firecrackers, an official in Delhi’s fire service department said, adding that rescue operations were underway. In December…

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January 21, 2018


Netanyahu says has ‘special relationship’ with Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he was “disappointed” by India’s refusal to back recognition of Jerusalem as his country’s capital but would not let it spoil his landmark visit to the Asian giant. Netanyahu also vowed that Israel would “catch up” with the killers of a Jewish couple murdered in 2008…

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January 15, 2018


China, Pakistan to look at including Afghanistan in $57 billion economic corridor

BEIJING: China and Pakistan will look at extending their $57 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor to Afghanistan, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Tuesday, part of China’s ambitious Belt and Road plan linking China with Asia, Europe and beyond. China has tried to position itself as a helpful party to promote talks between Pakistan and…

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December 26, 2017


Indian diplomat who referred to Pakistan as ‘Terroristan’ robbed of phone

NEW DELHI: Indian diplomat Eenam Gambhir, the first Secretary in the Permanent Mission of India to the United Nations, was the victim of a mobile phone snatching when two persons on a motorcycle stole away with her cellphone. According to police, the incident occurred when the diplomat was taking a stroll with her mother at…

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December 26, 2017


Sushma Swaraj attempts to locate Geeta’s family with picture of her handwriting

NEW DELHI: Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday tweeted a picture of Pakistani girl Geeta’s handwriting, inquiring from Twitter users the dialect that the words conveyed so that she could be reunited with her family.  In a couple of tweets, Sushma Swaraj urged people to come forward with any information about the area…

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December 20, 2017


India’s silence on Jerusalem issue makes Arab countries uneasy

NEW DELHI : A dozen Arab ambassadors have asked India to clarify its position on the U.S recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, diplomatic sources said, after New Delhi’s muted response suggested a shift in support for the Palestinian cause. U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly reversed decades of U.S. policy this month when he recognized…

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December 18, 2017


Sri Lanka 119-4 at lunch in pollution-hit Delhi Test

NEW DELHI: Sri Lanka were 119 for four at lunch while chasing a mammoth 410 for victory against India on the final day of the pollution-hit third Test in New Delhi on Wednesday. Dhananjaya de Silva was batting on 72 with skipper Dinesh Chandimal on 27 on day five at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground,…

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December 6, 2017


Mathews, Chandimal hit tons as Sri Lanka survive smoggy Delhi

NEW DELHI: Skipper Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews hit defiant centuries in soaring Delhi pollution before Indian bowlers struck back late on day three of the third Test on Monday. The visitors were 356 for nine when bad light stopped play with Chandimal, on 147, and Lakshan Sandakan on 0, at the crease. They trail…

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December 4, 2017


Rishi Kapoor melts hearts by praying on Eid Milad-un-Nabi!

NEWS DESK: Otherwise known for controversies, Bollywood star Rishi Kapoor spread a message of peace and harmony by posting a picture of him attending the Muslim prayers at Jama Masjid in New Delhi on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi. Along with the picture, he wrote the caption: “Eid Milad-Un-Nabi Mubarak! Prayers offered at Jama Masjid,New…

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December 3, 2017