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North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un must come to ‘his senses’: US admiral

world April 27, 2017 at 5:34 pm 0 comments

Washington: A top US admiral said on Wednesday that America wants to bring North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un to “his senses,” as senators attended an extraordinary briefing at the White House. Admiral Harry Harris, who heads the Pacific Command, welcomed recent efforts by Beijing to try to defuse soaring tensionsRead More

Pakistan rejects India’s demand for re-investigating 26/11 case

world April 27, 2017 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

Lahore: Pakistan has told India that a re-investigation of the Mumbai attack case was “not possible” as the trial was at an advanced stage and demanded “concrete” evidence against Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of 26/11 assault. In reply to India’s demand to re-investigate the 2008 case and put on trialRead More

Trump calls PM Trudeau amid souring US-Canada ties

Trump calls PM Trudeau amid souring US-Canada ties

world April 26, 2017 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

Washington, April 26 US President Donald Trump held talks with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau amid deteriorating relationship between the neighbour countries over lumber and dairy trade issues. The White House described Tuesday’s telephonic conversation between the two leaders as very amicable. “The two leaders discussed the dairy trade inRead More

China launches its first domestically built aircraft carrier

world April 26, 2017 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

New Delhi, April 26 China on Wednesday morning launched its domestically built sea-borne aircraft carrier which looks identical to its existing carrier, the Liaoning, purchased from Ukraine, albeit has notable enhancements in on-board radars and number of on-deck fighter jets. The launch at sea was celebrated with much fanfare, ChineseRead More

Lawsuit filed against Fox News alleges racial discrimination

Lawsuit filed against Fox News alleges racial discrimination

world April 26, 2017 at 6:51 pm 0 comments

New York, April 26 An expanded lawsuit has accused Fox News Channel of racial discrimination “that appears more akin to Plantation-style management than a modern-day work environment.” The lawsuit, filed in state Supreme Court on Tuesday, adds eight former and current Fox employees to a case involving three former FoxRead More

US moves THAAD to South Korean site as North boasts fire power

world April 26, 2017 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

Seoul, April 26 The US military started moving parts of the controversial THAAD anti-missile defence system to a deployment site in South Korea on Wednesday amid high tensions over North Korea’s missile and nuclear programmes. Washington and Pyongyang have been ratcheting up pressure on each other in recent weeks, withRead More

Sikh barrister honoured with Order of British Empire

Sikh barrister honoured with Order of British Empire

world April 26, 2017 at 6:24 pm 0 comments

London, April 26 A British Sikh barrister has received the prestigious Order of the British Empire (OBE) from Prince William for his services to the community at London’s Buckingham Palace. Jasvir Singh, the founding chair of City Sikhs, received Officer of the Most Excellent OBE from Prince William, the secondRead More

Srishti Kaur wins Miss Teen Universe pageant

world April 26, 2017 at 6:23 pm 0 comments

Managua (Nicaragua), April 26 Srishti Kaur from India has been crowned Miss Teen Universe 2017, beating out 25 other contestants from around the world in the annual beauty pageant. Samantha Pierre from Canada and Ary Trava from Mexico were the runners-up in the event held at the Ruben Dario NationalRead More

Russian hackers targeted French presidential candidate Macron’s campaign

Russian hackers targeted French presidential candidate Macron’s campaign

world April 25, 2017 at 6:38 pm 0 comments

Paris: French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s political campaign was targeted by a group of Russian hackers last month, according to a report by a cyber security research group Tuesday. The Pawn Storm group, which has been linked to several high-profile attacks in the West, used “phishing” techniques to try toRead More

Indian-American doctors body shocked over Vivek Murthy’s sacking

Indian-American doctors body shocked over Vivek Murthy’s sacking

world April 25, 2017 at 6:37 pm 0 comments

Washington: A top body of Indian-American doctors has expressed shock and disappointment over the Trump administration’s dismissal of physician Vivek Murthy as the US Surgeon General. Murthy, 39, the first Indian-American appointed by the Obama regime as the Surgeon General, was dismissed last week to bring new leadership to theRead More