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I will neither resign, nor go on leave: Nawaz Sharif

Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said he will neither resign nor go on leave, even as anti-government protesters led by Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri continue to mount pressure on him to step down. Reuters photo

Embattled Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today said he will neither resign nor go on leave, even as anti-government protesters led...

Iran president urges clerics to tolerate Internet

Iran's president urged the country's clerics today to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by influential hard-liners in the Islamic Republic. AP photo

Iran's president urged the country's clerics today to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by...

Japan lifts ban on six Indian entities

Japan today lifted ban on HAL and five other Indian entities, which had been imposed in the aftermath of the 1998 nuclear tests, amid Prime Minister Narendra Modi's assertion that cooperation between the two countries in defence and security will get a new direction. PTI photo

Japan today lifted ban on HAL and five other Indian entities, which had been imposed in the aftermath of the 1998 nuclear tests, amid Prime...

Pak Army Chief meets Sharif; reports say asked PM to step down

Fresh controversy erupted after Pakistan's powerful Army Chief today met Premier Nawaz Sharif to discuss ways to resolve the deepening political crisis with media reports claiming that the embattled Prime Minister was advised to step down during the meeting. Reuters file photo

Fresh controversy erupted after Pakistan's powerful Army Chief today met Premier Nawaz Sharif to discuss ways to resolve the deepening political crisis...

Khan, Qadri booked under anti-terrorist act

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri have been booked under the anti-terrorist act for attempting to attack Pakistan's parliament. AP file photo

Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and fiery cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri have been booked under the anti-terrorist act for attempting to attack Pakistan's parliament...

Cameron may ban British jihadis returning home

British Prime Minister David Cameron plans to counter threats posed by Islamic State (IS) militants and may consider banning Britain-born jihadis stationed in Iraq and Syria from returning home. Reuters file photo

British Prime Minister David Cameron plans to counter threats posed by Islamic State (IS) militants and may consider banning Britain-born jihadis...

Japan offers to invest $35 billion in five years

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe before a delegation level meeting in Tokyo on Monday. PTI Photo

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday announced doubling of his country's private and public investment in India to about $35 billion ...

China reacts guardedly to Modi's expansionist remark

China today reacted guardedly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks of expansionist tendency among some countries, saying it is not clear what was he referring to and recalled his earlier comments that India and China are strategic partners. DH graphics

China today reacted guardedly to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks of "expansionist" tendency among some countries, saying it is not clear...

Pakistan PM seeks parliament support again

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called a joint session of the national parliament Tuesday to seek support for his government in the face of the current political turmoil, The Nation reported Monday. AP file photo

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called a joint session of the national parliament Tuesday to seek support for his government in the face...

Pakistan on edge; protesters storm secretariat, PTV office

Pakistani police officers baton charge motorcyclists in Islamabad, Pakistan. AP photo

Pakistan's powerful Army Chief today met embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to discus the deepening political crisis that has put the country on edge...

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President Pranab Mukherjee grants degree to a student at the 14th convocation of the University...

President Pranab Mukherjee grants degree to a student at the 14th convocation of the University...

Fireworks on the occasion of 410th installation anniversary of Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the holy...

Fireworks on the occasion of 410th installation anniversary of Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the holy...

Left Front activists take part in a rally to observe anti-imperialist day in Kolkata on...

Left Front activists take part in a rally to observe anti-imperialist day in Kolkata on...

Flood water flows through Srisailam dam after its four crest gates were opened in Kurnool on...

Flood water flows through Srisailam dam after its four crest gates were opened in Kurnool on...

BJP president Amit Shah during a visit to Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram on...

BJP president Amit Shah during a visit to Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram on...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs Fumio...

Actress & BJP MP from Chandigarh Kirron Kher speaks during a seminar on...

Actress & BJP MP from Chandigarh Kirron Kher speaks during a seminar on...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes a toast during a banquet...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe makes a toast during a banquet...

Congress president Sonia Gandhi prays in a temple during a visit to her constituency Rae Bareli...

Congress president Sonia Gandhi prays in a temple during a visit to her constituency Rae Bareli...

Congress president Sonia Gandhi in a village hut during a visit to her constituency Rae Bareli on...

Congress president Sonia Gandhi in a village hut during a visit to her constituency Rae Bareli on...

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