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Lahore HC slams Pakistan Army, calls it country’s ‘biggest land grabber’

PTI Lahore In a rare rebuke of Pakistan’s powerful Army, the Lahore High Court has called...

Missing Dubai princess Sheikha Latifa ‘fearing for life’

London: A daughter of Dubai’s powerful ruler who tried to flee the country in 2018 only to be detained by commandos in...

Single vaccine dose cuts COVID-19 transmission by half: UK study

London: A single dose of either the Oxford/AstraZeneca or Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines have been found to cut COVID-19 transmission rates by up to...

‘US-Russia ties worse than during Cold War’

Moscow: Russia’s top diplomat said on Wednesday that relations with the United States are now even worse than during the Cold War...

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No evidence of terrorist attack in Russian plane crash: Egypt

PTI CAIRO Egypt on Tuesday said there was “no evidence of a terrorist attack” or “illicit meddling” yet to support Russia’s view of foul play in...

Teacher in France stabbed in class

PARIS An elementary school teacher was stabbed on Monday in a Paris suburb by a man claiming support for the Islamic State. The teacher is...

World leaders welcome historic climate pact

PTI WASHINGTON/PARIS The world leaders led by US President Barack Obama Sunday welcomed the adoption of a legally-binding pact seeking to limit global warming to well...

Ex-Maldives president Nasheed to appeal jail sentence in SC

Nasheed is not someone “who will remain unrelenting”, his lawyer Hisan Hussain was quoted by Maldives Independent as saying PTI MALE Former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed, who...

Ansari, others break ground for US $7.6 bn TAPI pipeline

PTI MARY (TURKMENISTAN) Vice President Hamid Ansari, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and leaders from Turkmenistan and Afghanistan Sunday broke the ground here for the ambitious...

Draft climate pact aims at well below 2°Celsius limit

PTI LE BOURGET The climate conference on Saturday came out with an ambitious final draft that will limit global warming to “well below” 2 degrees Celsius...

We must support Muslims, other minority communities: Pichai

PTI NEW YORK After Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, Google’s India-born head Sundar Pichai has come out in support of Muslims saying it is important to...

Saudi holds first ever election open to women

AFP RIYADH Saudi women were allowed to vote in elections Saturday for the first time ever, in a tentative step towards easing widespread sex discrimination in...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

A farewell to retired teachers

NT BUZZ The management, staff and PTA of Guardian Angel Pre-Primary and Primary School, Curchorem bid farewell to senior...

Let’s get physical

‘Get Fit, Stay Fit Goa’, a two-week free bodyweight programme aims to inspire a fitness revolution in Goa. NT BUZZ talks to...

Food warriors

CHRISTINE MACHADO | NT BUZZ Pinky Goyal Like most people scanning the horrifying news coming in...

Born to run

NT BUZZ The second edition of the Mulgao Fitness Run 2021 was held. The run was sponsored by Anil...