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Category: World News

Origin of ‘ghost particle’ traced to distant black hole

Washington: For the first time, scientists have found the source of a high-energy ghostly particle, known as neutrino, that travelled…

2 Indian-origin women on Forbes list

PTI   New York Indian-origin technology executives Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi have made it to the Forbes’ list of…

Half a million Britons suffer poorest levels of well-being

IANS   London Over half a million people in Britain, representing 1 per cent of the total population, were estimated…

Pakistan Chief Justice denies giving order to place Zardari, sister on ECL

IANS   Islamabad Pakistan’s Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Thursday denied that he had ordered placement of former President Asif…

Legalising same-sex marriage will improve health care access for gays: study

IANS New York Legalizing same-sex marriage will offer the LGBT community a chance to significantly improve their quality of life…

Thai boys were passed “sleeping” through cave: rescue diver

AFP   Chiang Rai (Thailand) The boys rescued from a Thai cave were passed “sleeping” on stretchers through the treacherous…

Zakir Naik thanks Malaysian PM for not deporting him

PTI   Kuala Lumpur Controversial Muslim preacher Zakir Naik, wanted in India for alleged terror activities and money laundering, has…

Sharif, Maryam will have to apply for ‘Better Class’ jail facility

PTI Lahore Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif will be sent to a jail in the ‘Better Class’ category by virtue…

Cement factories in Pak barred from using potable water

PTI   Islamabad Pakistan’s Supreme Court Tuesday barred cement factories in the vicinity of the historic Katas Raj temple complex…

Bail extended for ex-PM Zia in corruption case

PTI   Dhaka A court in Bangladesh Tuesday once again extended the bail granted to imprisoned former prime minister Khaleda…