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US to vote against Sino-Pak nuclear deal at NSG

WASHINGTON: The US has said it would vote against an exemption for China to sell two civil nuclear reactors to Pakistan at the Nuclear Suppliers Group meeting, in a new move to step up pressure to get the controversial deal annulled.

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Kayani, a key force in Pakistan’s power structure

ISLAMABAD: Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, who has acknowledged his force is “India-centric” due to unresolved issues between the two countries, will continue playing a key role in shaping foreign policy after the three-year extension granted to him as Pakistan’s Army chief.

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Israel urges Lebanon to block ships for Gaza

UNITED NATIONS: Israel is urging Lebanon and the international community to prevent two ships from sailing to Gaza from a Lebanese port to break Israel’s blockade of the Hamas-ruled Palestinian territory. It warned that the vessels will be stopped.

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LeT emerging as global threat: US

WASHINGTON:  US’ top military commander on Thursday  feared of a repeat of a Mumbai-style attack by militants in India, which he said, would push nuclear-armed India and Pakistan into a war.

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US expects India to act responsibly on Headley

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO: With Indian officials going public with what LeT operative David Headley had told investigators, the US on Wednesday said it fully expects “both countries to live up to their respective responsibilities”.

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Clinton bats for Indo-Pak ties; favourable for Pakistan

WASHINGTON: Pressing for resumption of Indo-Pak ties, the US Secretary of State, Ms Hillary Clinton has told Pakistanis that normalisation of relations with India would benefit them “even more,” as she said even Pakistani businessmen desire expansion of trade that would offer them access to huge Indian markets.

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Chicken pieces thrown at Indian student on bus in Oz

MELBOURNE:  An Indian student was racially assaulted in a jam-packed bus here by a group of three youths who repeatedly hit him and also threw chicken pieces at him, in yet another attack on the youths from the community in Australia.

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India on medical mission in Afghanistan

KABUL: India is set to resume its much-acclaimed medical mission work in Afghanistan which was scaled down following the terror attack in Kabul early this year that left nine Indians dead, senior officials said here today.

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