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BSF kills Pakistani intruder on Punjab border

Chandigarh |Thursday, 2018 10:45:06 PM IST

Border Security Force (BSF) troopers shot dead an intruder from Pakistan along Punjab's border with Pakistan in the frontier district of Gurdaspur, a BSF spokesman said on Thursday.

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Maryam Nawaz meets Sharif for first time since arrest

Rawalpindi |Thursday, 2018 9:45:08 PM IST

Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter met him for the first time on Thursday after both were arrested last week in a corruption case, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Senator Pervai

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Nepalese couple held for kidnapping, boy rescued

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:45:08 PM IST

A boy kidnapped from north Delhi in April has been rescued from Nepal and a couple hailing from the Himalayan nation arrested, police said on Thursday.

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Rohingya rights violations continue in Myanmar: UN

Dhaka |Thursday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST

The UN Human Rights Council said on Thursday that the continuing influx of Rohingya refugees in neighbouring Bangladesh showed their human rights were still being violated in Myanmar.

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IS kidnaps 12 demining staff in Afghanistan

Kabul |Thursday, 2018 6:45:05 PM IST

Armed men from the terror group Islamic State (IS) have kidnapped 12 mine removal staff working for an Afghan organization in the country's Kunar province, an official said on Thursday.

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Subhankar, Rituparna crash out of Singapore Open

Singapore | Thursday, Jul 19 2018 IST

Subhankar Dey and Rituparna Das were bowed out of the Singapore Open at the second round here on Thursday. Subhankar went down 21-13, 21-14 to Chou Tien Chen of Taipei, while former national champio

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Hardline Islamic groups contesting Pakistan's general elections

Islamabad |Wednesday, 2018 7:45:25 PM IST

Some of Pakistan's hardline Islamic groups, who defend the blasphemy law and have been accused of playing a role in global terrorism and murders of religious minorities, are contesting the July 25 gen

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J&K bans cable TV carriage of 30 channels

Srinagar |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:05 PM IST

Jammu and Kashmir has directed cable television operators to stop airing 30 television channels, including controversial preacher Zakir Naik's Peace TV, among several others that originate from Pakist

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China says U.S.-led trade war has become biggest 'confidence killer' for world economy

BEIJING | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST

The U.S.-driven trade war has become the biggest "confidence killer" for the global economy, China's foreign ministry warned on Wednesday, saying the whole world would fight back if the United States

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China foreign ministry says trade war has become biggest 'confidence killer' for world economy

BEIJING | Wednesday, Jul 18 2018 IST

China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday that a U.S. trade war has become the biggest "confidence killer" for the global economy, and that the whole world would fight back if the United States conti

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IS beheads Taliban commander in Afghanistan (Lead)

Kabul |Wednesday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

Militants loyal to the Islamic State captured and beheaded a senior commander of the rival Taliban on Wednesday amid fierce fighting between the two groups in Afghanistan's Jawzjan province, a governm

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IS militants behead Taliban commander in Afghanistan: Official

Kabul |Wednesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST

Militants loyal to the Islamic State (IS) terror group captured and beheaded a senior commander of the rival Taliban on Wednesday amid fierce fighting continuing between the two groups in Afghanistan

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