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 2018-01-13 22:14 

Press Trust of India

Woman, son shot dead by brother-in-law in Delhi...

New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) A 35-year-old woman and herteenage son were today shot dead allegedly by her brother-in-law in southwest Delhi's Palam area, police said.Deepa and her son were shot dead by her husband's brotherPramod. He fled the spot afte...

 2018-01-13 22:12 

Press Trust of India

Man stabbed to death for resisting snatching bid...

New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) A man, in his 20s, was allegedlystabbed to death for resisting a snatching bid in southeastDelhi's Govindpuri area, police said today.Three persons have been arrested, they said.The incident took place yesterday when the victim...

 2018-01-13 22:02 

Press Trust of India

One UN vote can't change our relations: Netanyahu...

New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) Asserting that India-Israelrelationship was like a "marriage made in heaven", visitingIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said today that eventhough the Jewish state was "disappointed4; by India's vote atth...

 2018-01-13 21:55 

Daily Times

The hashtag nation...

The easiest thing in this world is sitting in the comfort of your home and starting a trend with a catchy hashtag on the social media. If it becomes a trend, you have scored a sixer in cricket lingo, and of course you did your share of raising social awar...

 2018-01-13 21:52 

Daily Times

From Truman to Trump...

On the first day of 2018, Donald Trump lashed out at Pakistan, through his official twitter account, stating that the United States has "foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years for nothing but lies and decei...

 2018-01-13 21:50 

Daily Times

CJP calls for new laws to cure ailing judicial system...

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Saturday stressed the need for reforms to cure what he called an ailing judicial system in the country. "Supreme Court does not go beyond its jurisdiction and works well within its limits. But, wh...

 2018-01-13 21:48 

Daily Times

Reset or overload — a perfidious path...

Quoting Emerson in his fourth inaugural address in 1945, Roosevelt stated, "The only way to have a friend is to be one", reiterating his premise of establishing a new international order that he proposed to be built on personal trust. Roosevelt wa...

 2018-01-13 21:38 

Daily Times

The resumption of inter-Korean talks...

The inter-Korean relations are improving with new enthusiasm and persistence. Seoul and Pyongyang are embracing each other. Not to the much expectations of the world, Republic of Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea are on the negotiati...

 2018-01-13 21:38 

Daily Times

SC orders authorities to put Shahrukh Jatoi, others on no-fly list...

KARACHI: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday issued orders to put the names of Shahrukh Jatoi, Siraj Talpur, Sajjad Talpur and Ghulam Murtaza Lashari on the Exit Control List (ECL). The SC also accepted for hearing an appeal moved by civil society a...

 2018-01-13 21:36 

Press Trust of India

India can be harbinger of new world order: Akbar...

Hyderabad, Jan 13 (PTI) India can play a vibrant rolein shaping the world order in the 21st century, Union ministerM J Akbar said here today.He ascribed the Indian challenge to the colonialpowers almost a century ago as the start of the emergence ofthe pr...

 2018-01-13 21:32 

The Hindu

Spotting urea in the flash of an eye...

The IGCAR-developed optical probe detects urea across a very broad range...

 2018-01-13 21:30 

Press Trust of India

Domestic help brutally assaulted by employer, rescued...

New Delhi, Jan 13 (PTI) A teenage domestic help, who wasallegedly brutally assaulted by her employer, was rescued bythe Delhi Commission For Women (DCW) from northwest Delhi'sModel Town.The DCW received a call on its helpline-181 yesterdayabout a girl...

 2018-01-13 21:29 

The Times of India

SC rift may spur government to contest judges-select-judges system...

A day after the unprecedented press conference by four senior SC judges with not-so-subtle political undertone, political as well as legal circles were debating the possibility of the government using the tumult in the top court to seek clarity on whether...

 2018-01-13 21:28 

Daily Times

Women political activists become active in Peshawar...

Dozens of burqa-clad women political activists are roaming in the streets of Sulaiman Khel, located on the outskirts of Peshawar. These women spend a few minutes in every home. Begum Nasim Wali Khan was the first female who contested elections in 1977 on ...

 2018-01-13 21:26 

Daily Times

Oh, Imran what have you done now?...

Imran Khan once admitted that artist Emma Sergeant was his one true love. This was, of course, before he met Jemima Goldsmith, his first wife and the mother of his two sons. Thus we are to believe that all the 67-year-old former cricketer, who has been ey...

 2018-01-13 21:24 

Daily Times

Social media trolling part of organised campaign against me: Taha Siddiqui...

LAHORE: Taha Siddiqui, the journalist who recently escaped an attempted abduction by approximately a dozen armed men has responded to the trolls on social media who had been questioning the authenticity of the incident by saying he doesn't care about ...

 2018-01-13 21:20 

Press Trust of India

3 students drown, 32 rescued after boat capsizes; 3 held...

(Eds: Updating with arrest of three)Mumbai, Jan 13 (PTI) Three girls drowned and five weremissing after a private boat with 40 students, who were on aschool picnic, capsized this morning off the coast of Dahanuin Palghar district of Maharashtra.Three pers...

 2018-01-13 21:19 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Raise your voice, Sinha tells BJP...

Sidelined BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Saturday urged ministers and party leaders to ...

 2018-01-13 21:19 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Pak police issue rape suspect footage...

Fresh footage of an unidentified man allegedly involved in the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl in Pakistan has been issued by the police, according to a media report....

 2018-01-13 21:19 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Vendetta cry on Karti raid...

The Congress on Saturday dubbed ...

 2018-01-13 21:19 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

'Frost boy' warms up Internet...

On a bitterly cold morning this month, Wang Fuman, 8, set out for school as he usually did, walking 2.8 miles through mountains and streams until he reached the warmth of his third-grade classroom....

 2018-01-13 21:19 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Cong keeps glare on allocation of cases...

Congress politician and senior lawyer Abhishek Singhvi believes that the allegation by four senior apex court judges about the Chief Justice of India allocating cases ...

 2018-01-13 21:19 

Press Trust of India

Maha Governor hosts dinner for President Kovind...

Mumbai, Jan 13 (PTI) Maharashtra Governor ChVidyasagar Rao hosted dinner in honour of the President ofIndia Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhavan here tonight.President9;s wife Savita Kovind, governor's wife ChVinodha, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis atte...

 2018-01-13 21:18 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Indian jailed for plot to kill parents in UK...

A 19-year-old Indian boy plotted to take extreme action when he feared his parents would end his relationship with his white girlfriend....

 2018-01-13 21:18 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Vile language...

It was just after President Trump had finished railing in the Oval Office against African immigrants he said came from ...

 2018-01-13 21:18 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Rohingya found in grave were 'civilians'...

Rohingya Muslim insurgents said on Saturday that ten Rohingya found in a mass grave in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state last month were ...

 2018-01-13 21:18 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Indians of Grosvenor Square...

The super-rich Indian residents of Grosvenor Square - and the place is teeming with them - will have mixed feelings that the US embassy is moving from their midst to a $1bn ultra-modern but less aesthetically pleasing building in Vauxhall, south of the Ri...

 2018-01-13 21:18 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

No outside intervention needed: Judge...

Justice Kurian Joseph, one of the four senior Supreme Court judges who revolted against the chief justice on Friday over ...

 2018-01-13 21:18 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Porn star 'paid' to be silent on Trump...

A lawyer for President Trump orchestrated a $130,000 payment to a pornographic film actress in October 2016 to prevent her from going public with claims of a consensual sexual encounter with Trump, The Wall Street Journal reported on Friday....

 2018-01-13 21:18 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Let five talk it out, says former CJI...

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra should meet the four other senior-most judges who had publicly revolted against him on Friday and talk ...

 2018-01-13 21:14 

Daily Times

PM inaugurates NIC, terms facility a milestone in facilitating youth...

PESHAWAR: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbassi on Saturday said that the government was working to facilitate the younger generation by providing opportunities of development for them through Internet connectivity. Addressing the inauguration ceremony of ...

 2018-01-13 21:14 

Daily Times

Zainab's death: our collective responsibility...

Being mother of a little girl, I can at least empathise with the ordeal of pain and dread that parents of seven-year-old Zainab, the little girl found raped and murdered in Kasur, are going through. This pain will stay with them long after the social medi...

 2018-01-13 21:12 

Daily Times

'NAB fighting corruption with sword of spirit'...

ISLAMABAD: Describing corruption as the mother of all evils, the NAB has chalked out a comprehensive and holistic national anti-corruption strategy of awareness, prevention and enforcement in order to revamp NAB and to root out corruption from the country...

 2018-01-13 21:08 

Daily Times

Extension of superior courts' writ to FATA an epoch-making step: Marriyum...

ISLAMABAD: Extension of the jurisdiction of Supreme Court and Peshawar High Court to FATA after 70 year is an epoch making step, said Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting, National History and Literary Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb in on Saturday...

 2018-01-13 21:05 

NDTV

Rahul Gandhi To Launch Karnataka Poll Campaign On February 10...

Congress president Rahul Gandhi will launch the first leg of his party's poll campaign in Karnataka on February 10, the state unit chief of the party, G Parameshwara, said here today....

 2018-01-13 21:00 

The Hindu

Centre analyses FDI data to boost tech transfer...

Exercise also aims to spur value addition, innovation...

 2018-01-13 21:00 

The Hindu

'Need to make our farmers a part of higher value addition'...

NITI Aayog VC stresses on shift from traditional crops to those of higher value...

 2018-01-13 20:53 

NDTV

Chief Minister Assures No Harassment But Meat Supply Shortchanged In Goa...

It is 6 am at Keri, the border town of Karnataka-Goa, a place where meat traders claim they were harassed while transporting bovine from Belgaun in Karnataka to Goa. On the intermittent night of......

 2018-01-13 20:52 

NDTV

Not Focusing Only On Budget For Rail Funds: Piyush Goyal...

Aiming to fund rail expenditure through asset monetisation, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said on Saturday he would be "satisfied" with any amount of capital allocation to the transport behemoth in......

 2018-01-13 20:47 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Helicopter crash off Mumbai kills senior ONGC officials...

India News: A Pawan Hans helicopter, with two pilots and five ONGC deputy general managers on board, crashed in the Arabian Sea about 55km northwest of Juhu airpo...

 2018-01-13 20:43 

Daily Times

Trump's remarks...

Sir: US President Donald Trump's use of a four letter word to describe Haiti, El Salvador and other unspecified African countries in an Oval Office meeting with US senators to discuss immigration was a brazen insult to the African continent and humani...

 2018-01-13 20:42 

Daily Times

Boult destroys Pakistan as New Zealand take ODI series...

DUNEDIN: A withering spell by Trent Boult saw New Zealand destroy Pakistan by 183 runs in the third one-day international in Dunedin on Saturday to comfortably wrap up the series in Dunedin. New Zealand have won all three matches so far and captain Kane W...

 2018-01-13 20:40 

Daily Times

India ruin South Africa's progress with run outs as Amla falls...

PRETORIA: India surged back into contention against South Africa after two run outs late on Saturday, including the key wicket of Hashim Amla, saw the hosts slip to 269 for six at the close on the opening day of the second Test. South Africa had seemed se...

 2018-01-13 20:36 

The Hindu

Honour for lyricist Poovachal Khader...

Lyricist Poovachal Khader has been chosen for an award instituted by the Kozhikode-based Prem Nazir Samskarika Vedi in memory of the late actor. It will be presented to Mr. Khader by District Collecto...

 2018-01-13 20:36 

Business Standard

News digest: IDFC Bank-Capital First merger, SC crisis, World Bank and more...

From IDFC Bank and Capital First merger to rising corporate bond yields, BS brings you up to date with the latest news...

 2018-01-13 20:34 

The Hindu

Youth killed in road accident...

A 25-year-old was killed when the two-wheeler he was riding hit a private bus near Chembumukku on Saturday. The deceased was identified as A.R. Nithin, a resident of Peerumedu in Idukki. The accident...

 2018-01-13 20:34 

Press Trust of India

Lakhimi Borooah, organiser of first chess competition in...

Assam, deadGuwahati, Jan 13 (PTI) Lakhimi Borooah, organiser of thefirst chess competition for children in Assam, died today ather Kharghuli residence in Guwahati. She was 82.Borooah had started the competition in 1988 under the PCBorooah Educational & Ch...

 2018-01-13 20:31 

The Hindu

One more arrested in twin robbery case...

Shameem was nabbed from Madiwala in Bengaluru...

 2018-01-13 20:30 

Daily Times

PAT protest rally likely to dent sentiments at PSX...

KARACHI: KSE-100 Index rose by 410 points week-on-week (WoW) to 42,934 points during the outgoing week buoyed by strong foreign buying, but expected to remain under pressure in upcoming week as Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) announced a protest rally over t...

 2018-01-13 20:29 

Daily Times

Cities for children...

The New Urban Agenda, to which Pakistan is a signatory, ensures a safe urban environment "without fear of violence and intimidation, taking into consideration that women and girls, and children and youth, and persons in vulnerable situations are parti...

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