HEADLINE STORY

HEADLINE STORY

India approves AstraZeneca and local Covid vaccines; roll out to start in a week

INDIA’s drugs regulator approved for emergency use two coronavirus vaccines, one developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University and the other by local company Bharat...

Imran Khan wants to learn from China’s development to eradicate poverty

Praising the Chinese development model, Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan on Friday (1) said his government wants to learn from China’s industrial development to...

India’s Modi to lay foundation stone for new Parliament building on Thursday

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the country’s new Parliament building on Thursday (10),  Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla...

‘Get ready for no-deal Brexit’, tells Johnson

THE UK prime minister Boris Johnson vowed to go the “extra mile” for a Brexit trade deal but instructed his government to prepare for...

UK imposes travel ban on human rights violators including a former Pakistani police officer

THE UK has announced sanctions, including travel bans and asset freezes, on 11 politicians, officials and others responsible for gross human rights violations in...

Pakistan president approves new anti-rape law

Pakistan’s president on Tuesday (15) approved a new anti-rape law which will speed up convictions and launch the country’s first national sex offenders registry. The...

India’s Covid-19 cases touch 10m mark; pace of infections slows

INDIA exceeded 10 million infections of the new coronavirus on Saturday(19), much later than predicted only a month ago as the pace of infections...

Modi visits Sikh temple as the community leads farm protests in India

INDIAN prime minister Narendra Modi made an unscheduled visit to a Sikh temple in New Delhi on Sunday(20), kneeling down in respect and having...

Charities ‘at breaking point’ as domestic abuse cases rise

A POLICE force in England received more than 75 calls a day on average relating to domestic abuse over the past eight months. The...

Family praises Pakistan’s bid to stop release of Daniel Pearl murderers

The father of slain American journalist Daniel Pearl on Friday (25) welcomed Pakistan’s decision to challenge the verdict of a local court ordering the...