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  • Trump’s top economic adviser suffers ‘very mild’ heart attack

    12 June, 2018 4:21 AM 26

    Larry Kudlow, top economic adviser to US President Donald Trump, on Monday suffered a “very mild” heart attack and has been admitted to a military hospital here. Mr. Ludlow (70), Director of the National Economic Council, White House, has been leading the Trump administration’s efforts in shaping the country’s economic policies and trade talks with other

  • SCO leaders make joint appeal to youth against terror

    10 June, 2018 12:16 PM 67

    India and other members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on Sunday adopted a Joint Appeal to Youth under which they would organise comprehensive educational work as well as spiritual and moral education to counter attempts to involve young people in the activities of terrorist, separatist and extremist groups. The leaders of the eight SCO member

  • India, Uzbekistan to route their trade though Chabahar

    10 June, 2018 8:24 AM 78

    Part of New Delhi’s growing engagement with resource-rich Central Asia. India and Uzbekistan are set to route their trade through the Iranian port of Chabahar as part of New Delhi’s growing engagement with resource-rich Central Asia. Briefing the media on Saturday, Foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said that during talks between Prime Minister Narendra

  • Rouhani criticises U.S. 'unilateralism' over nuclear deal

    10 June, 2018 6:11 AM 76

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday criticised U.S. “unliteralism” in withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and said he appreciated efforts by China and Russia to maintain the agreement. “The U.S. efforts to impose its policies on others are expanding as a threat to all,” Mr. Rouhani told the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)

  • U.S. children learn ‘lockdown rhyme’ at school

    8 June, 2018 5:09 PM 65

    It is intended to be sung to the ‘Twinkle, Twinkle’ tune The mother of a five-year-old girl in the U.S. shared a picture of a rhyme that teaches toddlers how to prepare for a mass shooting. Georgy Cohen shared the picture of the rhyme on Twitter. Within 24 hours, there were over 18,000 retweets. The “Lockdown” poem is intended to be sung to the tune of “Twinkle

  • Belt and Road is a revolutionary movement: Pakistan President

    8 June, 2018 4:33 PM 59

    Mamnoon Hussian praises China's initiative, says CPEC is nearing fruition Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain has hailed China’s Belt and Road Initiative as a “global revolutionary movement” and said its $50 billion flagship project — the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) — is reaching fruition. “The BRI is a revolutionary global movement connecting

  • U.S. to intensify anti-IS operations during truce period with Taliban

    8 June, 2018 4:22 PM 70

    Comes during a temporary, unconditional ceasefire between the Ghani regime and the militants. The U.S. intends to step up military operations against Islamic State (IS) in eastern Afghanistan during a temporary ceasefire between the Afghan government and the Taliban, senior U.S. officials said on Friday. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Thursday announced

  • Shah Rukh Khan’s cousin to contest election in Pakistan

    8 June, 2018 1:46 PM 54

    Noor Jehan will be a candidate from PK-77 seat in Peshawar Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan’s cousin Noor Jehan will contest elections from Pakistan’s Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said on Thursday. Noor Jehan, who collected her nomination forms from the Election Commission on Thursday, will be a candidate from PK-77 seat in Peshawar, the Express

  • Pence calls Pakistan’s interim PM Mulk; expresses support

    8 June, 2018 8:08 AM 91

    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has telephoned Pakistan’s caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk and expressed his support to the government. A six-member caretaker federal Cabinet on Tuesday took oath to run the Pakistan government under interim Prime Minister Mulk (67), till the general election on July 25. The call of Mr. Pence on Thursday came after

  • Romney predicts Trump’s re-election

    8 June, 2018 6:37 AM 20

    He once called Donald Trump “a con man,” but Mitt Romney now predicts that Mr. Trump would “easily” win his party’s presidential nomination in 2020 and “solidly” win a second term. Mr. Romney, the GOP’s failed 2012 presidential nominee from Massachusetts, now a Republican Senate candidate in Utah, made the prediction on Thursday as he welcomed dozens