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Honour killing: Nine-year-old boy kills aunt in Pak’s Punjab province

Honour killing: Nine-year-old boy kills aunt in Pak’s Punjab province

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lahore: In a suspected case of honour killing, a nine-year-old boy shot dead his aunt after being told by his family to commit the crime in a village in Pakistan’s Punjab province, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday in Chak 104-SB village in Sargodha, some 200 km from Lahore. According to […]

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Erdogan’s remarks on JK at UNGA ‘completely unacceptable’: India

Reading Time: < 1 minute United Nations: India has termed as “completely unacceptable” references to Jammu and Kashmir by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during his address to the high-level debate at the UN General Assembly, saying Ankara should learn to respect the sovereignty of other nations and reflect on its own policies more deeply. “We have seen remarks by […]

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Biden’s win will be a win for China: Trump

Biden’s win will be a win for China: Trump

Reading Time: 3 minutes Washington: Former US vice president Joe Biden has enormously harmed the US economy in his five decades as a politician, President Donald Trump has said, adding that if the Democratic leader wins the November 3 polls it would be a win for China. Biden, 77, and his running mate Kamala Harris are challenging incumbents President […]

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Pak using militant groups to change status quo in Kashmir: US diplomat

Reading Time: < 1 minute Washington: Pakistan has used militant groups to change the status quo in Jammu and Kashmir, which has undermined every peace effort and impacted human rights negatively, a Barrack Obama-era diplomat has told US lawmakers. In a statement to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation, Alyssa Ayres, senior fellow […]

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Pak harbors, trains militants: India

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Nations: In a scathing attack on Pakistan, India has said that if there is an unfinished agenda at the UN, it is that of tackling the scourge of terrorism and the country, a globally-recognised epicenter of the menace, which harbours and trains militants and hails them as martyrs. Exercising India’s right to reply on […]

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Govt blames God, sometimes people, but not its ‘misrule’: Rahul

Govt blames God, sometimes people, but not its ‘misrule’: Rahul

Reading Time: < 1 minute New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday attacked the Centre over Union Minister Harsh Vardhan’s remarks that people’s “irresponsible behaviour” has resulted in a surge in COVID-19 spread, saying the Modi government’s “blind arrogance” sometimes blames God, sometimes people, but not its own “misrule”. Gandhi’s attack on the government came a day after Health […]

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86,961 new COVID-19 cases in India, tally reaches 54,87,580

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi: India’s COVID-19 tally reached 54.88 lakh with 86,961 people being infected in the past 24 hours, while 43,96,399 people have recuperated so far pushing the national recovery rate to 80.12 per cent on Sunday, according to the Union Health Ministry data. The total coronavirus cases mounted to 54,87,580, while the death toll climbed […]

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Opposition parties in Pak unite to ‘oust’ PM Imran Khan

Reading Time: 3 minutes Islamabad: Demanding Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s immediate resignation, the country’s major Opposition parties have launched an alliance to hold a countrywide protest movement to oust his government. A 26-point joint resolution was adopted on Sunday by the All Parties Conference (APC), which was hosted by the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and attended by Pakistan […]

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Bedlam in Rajya Sabha as it passes 2 key farm bills; book flung at Chair, papers torn by protesting opposition members

Bedlam in Rajya Sabha as it passes 2 key farm bills; book flung at Chair, papers torn by protesting opposition members

Reading Time: 4 minutes New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Sunday passed two key farm bills amid a bedlam as opposition members charged towards the podium of the presiding officer, flung the rule book at him, tore official papers and heckled him over their demand for a division of vote on their motion to refer the legislation to a select […]

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Country witnessed ‘fundamental breakdown’ in government machinery during COVID-19 pandemic: Tharoor

Reading Time: 2 minutes New Delhi: Alleging “utter mismanagement” in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Sunday said the country witnessed “fundamental breakdown” in government machinery in the past few months, instead of mature and proactive governance. Participating in a discussion in Lok Sabha on the pandemic, he said that instead of clearly communicated protocol […]

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