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US snubs Pak on NSG

Published on 28-May-2016
 However, the US has fingers crossed, ahead of the crucial meeting of the 48-nation NSG. reuters File photo

In an apparent snub to Pakistan, the United States has said India's NSG membership bid is not about an arms race...

Pak had achieved nuclear capability in 1984: Qadeer Khan

Published on 28-May-2016
He said General Zia, who ruled Pakistan from 1979 to 1988, opposed the nuclear testing as he believed that the world would intervene militarily. Screengrab

The father of Pakistan's nuclear programme Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan today said that the country could have become a nuclear power ...

Malaysia govt backs Islamic law, ethnic parties upset

Published on 28-May-2016
 United Malays National Organisation (UMNO), which forms the majority party in the ruling coalition Barisan Nasional, backed the tabling of a bill in this regard by opposition Islamic fundamentalist PAS party. FIle photo

Malaysian government has thrown its support behind an Islamic penal code that seeks to expand the jurisdiction of Shariah ...

WHO rejects calls to move Olympics over Zika fears

Published on 28-May-2016
WHO said moving the Olympics would not have a major impact on the spread of Zika. Reuters file Photo

The World Health Organization has ruled out any change in timing or the location of the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro...

Pak fails to seal F-16 deal after financing row with US:report

Published on 28-May-2016
Initially, the USD 700 million deal for eight F-16C/D Block-52 multi-role fighters, was to be partially financed through the US Foreign Military Financing (FMF) programme but the Congress disallowed subsidising the sale. PTI file photo

Pakistan seems to have failed to seal the USD 700 million deal for the purchase of eight F-16 fighter jets from the US...

'Chinese actions could erect Great Wall of self-isolation'

Published on 28-May-2016
The center portion of the Subi Reef runway is shown in this Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative satellite image released in January. China claims all most all of South China Sea. The Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan fiercely contest China's claims. Reuters photo

China's military expansion in the disputed South China Sea poses a growing risk to the region's prosperity and its actions...

Sharif to undergo open-heart surgery in UK

Published on 28-May-2016
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Reuters file photo

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is in London for medical check-up, will undergo an open-heart surgery on Tuesday...

Trump's xenophobia worsening climate of fear: Sikh-American

Published on 28-May-2016
Ravinder Bhalla, councilman-at-large of the City of Hoboken, New Jersey, in an opinion piece on NJ.com said that fear-mongering and divisiveness had never worked to solve people's differences and 'no public official, locally or nationally, should ever be telling you otherwise.' Image courtesy: Twitter

A Sikh-American councilman, who was called a 'terrorist' on Twitter by a Donald Trump supporter, has said the Republican...

India's NSG membership not about arms race: US to Pak

Published on 28-May-2016
State Department Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner was responding to questions about India's membership application to NSG and opposition to it by Pakistan on the grounds that this would give pace to nuclear arms race in the region. Reuters file photo

In an apparent snub to Pakistan over its opposition to India's bid to become a member of the elite NSG, the US has said...

G7 leaders pledge action on terrorism, refugees, slow growth

Published on 27-May-2016
Leaders attend the the first Outreach Session during the second day of the Group of Seven summit meetings in Ise Shima. Reuters photo

The leaders of the Group of Seven rich economies ended a summit today by issuing an action plan for...

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Students celebrate their success after CBSE announced its 10th class results...

Students celebrate their success after CBSE announced its 10th class results...

A Group of Bengaluru Mothers getting prepared for the Babywearing dance to be held next month...

A Group of Bengaluru Mothers getting prepared for the Babywearing dance to be held next month...

Volunteers clean Tapi river to celebrate the completion of two years of Modi government...

Volunteers clean Tapi river to celebrate the completion of two years of Modi government...

Madras Regimental jawans jubilate after winning the Dakshin Bharat Area Cross Country Championship..

Madras Regimental jawans jubilate after winning the Dakshin Bharat Area Cross Country Championship..

Congress workers shave their heads at a protest on NDA Governments' second anniversary...

Congress workers shave their heads at a protest on NDA Governments' second anniversary...

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor during shoot of her upcomming movie 'OK JAANU'...

Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor during shoot of her upcomming movie 'OK JAANU'...

Former Australian pacer Geoff Lawson interacts with recently selected young pacer...

Former Australian pacer Geoff Lawson interacts with recently selected young pacer...

Crowds pack the Canaveral National Seashore Friday, to witness the liftoff of a SpaceX...

Crowds pack the Canaveral National Seashore Friday, to witness the liftoff of a SpaceX...

Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley paying floral tribute to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar...

Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley paying floral tribute to Vinayak Damodar Savarkar...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with artists tries his hands at a drum in Heritage Mawphlang...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with artists tries his hands at a drum in Heritage Mawphlang...

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