Monday , 22 October 2018

World News

‘Unconscious racism’ exists in UK’s state-run health service

London: A senior Indian-origin medic who heads Britain’s leading doctors’ union on Thursday called on the government-funded National Health Service to treat its black and minority ethnic doctors more fairly, alleging that there is an “unconscious racism” within the system. Please like & share: Read More »

Sharif will ‘expose’ Imran Khan government: PML-N

Lahore: Nawaz Sharif, who was released from jail after a court suspended his sentence in a corruption case, will “expose” the Imran Khan government and launch a drive against rigging in the general elections, the ousted Pakistan prime minister’s party said on Thursday. Please like & share: Read More »

Malaysia ex-PM hit with 25 new charges over 1MDB scandal

Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia’s ex-leader Najib Razak was hit with 25 new charges of money laundering and abuse of power linked to the 1MDB mega-scandal Thursday, including allegations hundreds of millions of dollars were transferred to his personal bank account. Please like & share: Read More »

Indian-origin family targeted in UK hate crime arson attack

PTI London An Indian-origin family of four in the UK had a lucky escape when their house was targeted in an “unprovoked” arson attack which the police is treating as a hate crime. Mayur Karlekar, called as Mac Karlekar, and his wife Ritu and two young children were asleep in their home late on Saturday night when they were woken ... Read More »

Sharifs’ jail sentences suspended in corruption case

PTI Islamabad In a relief to the still-grieving Sharif family, a top Pakistani court suspended on Wednesday the jail sentences of the embattled former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law in a corruption case and ordered their release. A large number of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders, including Sharif’s brother, Shehbaz Sharif were present in the courtroom and ... Read More »

Christine Blasey Ford calls for FBI investigation

PTI Washington Christine Blasey Ford, the California professor claiming that US President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her nearly 36 years ago, Wednesday demanded a “full investigation” by the FBI before she attends any Congressional hearing or “interrogation” into her accusations. Kavanaugh’s nomination plunged into chaos after Ford, 51, told ‘The Washington Post’ that she was ... Read More »

Need to create global consensus for fighting menace: Venkaiah Naidu

PTI Bucharest Terrorism is an enemy of humanity and there is a need to create the needed atmosphere and global consensus for fighting the menace, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday in Romania. Naidu, who is visiting the southeastern European country on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of India-Romania diplomatic relations, met President of Romania Klaus Werner Iohannis ... Read More »

Call for ‘sensible’ immigration system post-Brexit

London: India-born Nobel Prize winning biologist Venkatraman (Venki) Ramakrishnan has called for a “sensible” post-Brexit immigration system to ensure that mobility of scientists is maintained when Britain leaves the European Union (EU) next year. Please like & share: Read More »