Sunday , 18 November 2018

World News

Finland deputy PM sends climate, democracy message to Trump, Putin

AFP   Helsinki Finland sides with democracy and fighting climate change, its deputy prime minister said Monday, as presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin held a historic summit in Helsinki. In a series of tweets, Petteri Orpo, who’s also the finance minister, was referring to the issues Trump and Putin have been criticised over, adding that “Finnish foreign policy is ... Read More »

Nepalese women set to join Gurkha regiment

PTI London For more than 200 years a male bastion, the Brigade of Gurkhas of the British Army will now induct Nepalese women, with the first female recruits set to join the elite regiment in 2020. The rigourous process of recruitment will begin in Pokhara in central Nepal next year and the successful applicants will be flown to Catterick, North ... Read More »

Convicted Sharif family files appeal against Avenfield verdict

PTI Islamabad Jailed former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law today filed separate appeals in the Islamabad High Court against the verdict in a corruption case and sought their release on bail, according to media reports. Sharif, 68, and his daughter Maryam, 44, were arrested in Lahore on Friday on their arrival from London after an accountability ... Read More »

Trump suggested me to sue EU over Brexit: May

London: British Prime Minister Theresa May Sunday revealed that US President Donald Trump had suggested her to “sue” the European Union instead of negotiating with them on Brexit as she termed it as a “brutal” advice. Please like & share: Read More »

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province sets up special units to protect politicians

Peshawar: Pakistan’s troubled Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province has set up Joint Crisis Management Units (JCMU) to protect politicians, after a spate of terror attacks killed nearly 150 people including 2 top political leaders ahead of the general elections in the country, a media report said Sunday. Please like & share: Read More »

Sri Lankan medicines under WIPO

Colombo: Sri Lanka has announced that it is moving its centuries-old folk medicine system for protection under the international intellectual property system.  Please like & share: Read More »

India unveils world’s largest visa centre in Bangladesh

DHAKA: Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated the world’s largest state-of-the-art visa centre here with modern facilities, promising shorter waiting times for applicants. Please like & share: Read More »

Trump tries to ease tensions with May after incendiary interview

LONDON: US President Donald Trump tried to ease tensions with UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday at a press conference held in the wake of an explosive interview published in a tabloid newspaper where he was highly critical of her approach to Brexit. Please like & share: Read More »