In a major setback to Hafiz Saeed’s political ambitions, US designates 26/11 mastermind’s Milli Muslim League as terrorist organisationPTI | April 3, 2018 11:56 AM
The election commission had earlier rejected the MML’s application for registration as a political party after the interior ministry objected to its ties to banned militant outfits.
Reuters | April 3, 2018 6:31 AM
Madikizela-Mandela died peacefully surrounded by her family following a long illness that kept her in and out of hospital since the start of the year, family spokesman Victor Dlamini said in a statement.
IANS | April 3, 2018 6:12 AM
Closing Lashkar-e-Taiba’s loopholes, the US has taken aim at its political party, the Milli Muslim League (MML), and seven leaders, as well as another front organisation adding them to its list of terrorist groups.
PTI | April 3, 2018 11:38 AM
The US today started accepting applications for H-1B visas, considered as the most sought-after work visa among highly skilled Indian professionals, amidst unprecedented scrutiny by the Trump administration.
PTI | April 2, 2018 11:35 PM
President Donald Trump today hit out at Amazon again, alleging that the US Postal Service is losing a “fortune” due to the online retail giant.
Winnie Mandela: South Africa’s flawed heroine; many South Africans saw her as ‘mother of the nation’AFP | April 2, 2018 10:47 PM
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s marriage to Nelson Mandela and her anti-apartheid activism ensured many South Africans saw her as “the mother of the nation”, but her past was littered with dark controversies.
AFP | April 2, 2018 9:51 PM
Winnie Mandela, the former wife of South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela, died today at the age of 81, her spokesman said.
What is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival deal and why is Donald Trump threatening to kill it?FE Online | April 2, 2018 5:37 PM
DACA programme was announced by Barack Obama in 2012. DACA refers to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival and provides a platform to legalise the status of undocumented immigrants, commonly referred as ‘Dreamers’.
Associated Press | April 2, 2018 11:55 AM
Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai left Pakistan on Monday, ending a surprise visit to the country, her first since being shot in 2012 by Taliban militants who tried to kill her for promoting girls’ education.
Reuters | April 2, 2018 11:30 AM
The Trump administration this week will unveil the list of Chinese imports targeted for US tariffs to punish Beijing over technology transfer policies, a move expected to intensify trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies.
Reuters | April 2, 2018 9:03 AM
The North Korean leader’s face was slightly flushed in a group photograph with the performers distributed by North Korean state media. He was seen in another directly addressing members of Red Velvet, which commands more than 4.6 million followers on Instagram.
Reuters | April 2, 2018 8:05 AM
Donald Trump had said he was open to a deal with congressional Democrats who want to protect DACA in exchange for funding to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall, a campaign trail promise.
IANS | April 2, 2018 5:49 AM
China suspended tariff concessions on 128 items of US products including pork and fruits starting on Monday, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Associated Press | April 2, 2018 12:05 AM
The Russian Foreign Ministry asked the international agency that monitors chemical weapons for information Sunday about the investigation of the poisoning of a former Russian spy and his daughter in England.
Reuters | April 1, 2018 10:15 PM
He also threatened to kill the North American Free Trade Agreement, which is currently being renegotiated with Mexico and Canada.
Courtesy Facebook, 25-year-old Afghanistan woman and mother of three gets into college: Know her storyAssociated Press | April 1, 2018 4:27 PM
With three children under the age of five and a husband who could neither read nor write, 25-year-old Jahantap Ahmadi dreamed of going to college.
IANS | April 1, 2018 3:39 PM
The CLOUD Act, which was enacted on March 23 as part of the spending bill, established a legal pathway for the US to form agreements with other nations making it easier for the law enforcement to collect data stored abroad.
AFP | April 1, 2018 8:22 AM
The United States and South Korea kicked off a low-key joint military drill today as a diplomatic thaw over North Korea gathered pace.
IANS | April 1, 2018 8:05 AM
Hundreds of family and friends, including actor Eddie Redmayne, who played Stephen Hawking in the 2014 biographical drama “The Theory of Everything,” attended the renowned scientist’s private funeral Saturday in Cambridge.
Reuters | April 1, 2018 7:17 AM
The U.S. government’s Supreme Court battle with Microsoft Corp over whether technology companies can be forced to hand over data stored overseas could be nearing its end, after federal prosecutors asked that the case be dismissed.
IANS | April 1, 2018 5:35 AM
Russia has allocated about 3.04 billion rubles ($53 million) to develop its digital economy, according to an order by Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev published on Saturday. The fund will be used to finance IT infrastructure and technology research centres in the country and boost Russia’s information security, said the order, which was published on […]
AFP | April 1, 2018 5:22 AM
The United States today blocked a draft UN Security Council statement urging restraint and calling for an investigation of clashes on the Gaza-Israel border that left 16 dead, diplomats said.
IANS | April 1, 2018 4:34 AM
US President Donald Trump on Saturday attacked the online retail giant Amazon for a second time in a week.
AFP | March 31, 2018 10:17 PM
Trump further alleged that Amazon’s lobbying staff “does not include the Fake Washington Post,” and said the Post should register as an official lobbyist.
PTI | March 31, 2018 5:41 PM
Courtney said that new guidance from the union would be issued to schools on developing uniform policies, making clear that headteachers should not take the decision but needed to reach an agreement with the local community.
PTI | March 31, 2018 3:34 PM
Schwarzenegger, who served as governor of California from 2003-2011, is set to return to the “Terminator” franchise for the sixth film in the series, which is scheduled for release by Paramount on July 26, 2019.
PTI | March 31, 2018 11:09 AM
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, today arrived in her Swat Valley hometown in Pakistan for the first time after she was shot in the head by Taliban militants for advocating girls education more than five years ago.
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