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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...

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...

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...

‘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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Will not use force ‘recklessly’ in South China Sea: China

BEIJING: China Saturday sought to calm down tensions over the South China Sea dispute, saying it will not use force “recklessly” for resolving issues...

Abu Hamza’s British-Indian aide jailed in United States

NEW YORK: A 41-year-old Indian-origin British man, suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison by an American court for...

Satyarthi first Indian to receive Harvard humanitarian award

WASHINGTON: In another recognition of his contribution in the field of child rights and abolition of child slavery, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Kailash...

Hungary closes border with Croatia

BUDAPEST: Hungarian authorities on Saturday closed its border with Croatia in an effort to stem the flow of migrants through the country en route...

Mexico’s drug kingpin flees, recapture bid fails

MEXICO CITY: Mexico’s drug cartel kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman fled from the security forces’ reach during a recent operation to recapture him, the...

Twelve migrants drown as boat sinks off Turkey: report

ANKARA: Twelve migrants drowned Saturday when their boat sank off Turkey’s coast as they were seeking to reach Greece, while around 25 others were...

RTI replies should be timely, transparent and trouble-free: PM

PTI   NEW DELHI Asserting that secrecy has no place in this time and age, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said RTI process should follow ‘3-T’ mantra...

DGCA to rope in external experts for certifying copter operations

PTI   NEW DELHI Aviation regulator DGCA would avail the services of external experts for certifying helicopter operations to meet the shortage of the in-house skilled workforce...

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...