Pakistan may become 5th largest n-state by 2025: Report

  London: Pakistan is expanding its uranium-enrichment and plutonium production facilities, triggering fears that it may become the 5th largest nulcear-weapon state and have 220 to 250 warheads within the next seven years, a report has said.

Trump, May discuss national security concerns: White House

Washington: The White House has said US President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May have discussed national security issues. In a statement on Wednesday, the White House said the discussion between the two leaders took place on Tues

63 dead, 12 missing in Tripoli clashes

63 dead, 12 missing in Tripoli clashes Tripoli: A total of 63 people died and 12 went missing in the clashes in Libya capital Tripoli, said the Ministry of Health has said. The announcement came on Wednesda

Trump slams book on his administration

  Washington: US President Donald Trump has slammed an explosive book about his administration. Trump on Wednesday said the book, written by US veteran investigative journalist Bob Woodward, “means noth

Possible to meet Rouhani at UN: Trump

  Washington: US President Donald Trump has said it is possible for him to meet his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani at the UN. Speaking on Wednesday before a bilateral meeting with Kuwait’s visiting

Kim-Moon’s 3rd summit from Sep 18 in Pyongyang

  Seoul: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will hold their three-day third summit from September 18 in Pyongyang, Seoul said on Thursday, after their envoy met the North Korean leader.

Founder of militant Afghan Haqqani network dies

  Kabul: The founder of the Haqqani militant network has died after several years of illness, the Afghan Taliban has announced. Jalaluddin Haqqani was a significant militant figure in Afghanistan and had clos

5.5-magnitude quake hits China’s Xinjiang

  Beijing: An earthquake measuring 5.5-magnitude on the Richter scale hit China’s Xinjiang on Tuesday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC). The quake struck at 5.52 a.m. at a depth

Playing blind man was a task: Zeishan Quadri

  Mumbai: Zieshan Quadri, known for his writing credits for “Gangs Of Wasseypur”, plays a unique blind character in new web series “Banned”, which marks his debut in the web space as an actor.

Networking bug caused Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp outages

  San Francisco: Facebook and its other social media platforms Instagram and WhatsApp temporarily went down late on Monday in the US, Canada and various other parts of the world, including in India. People took to Twitter, reporting about the outages across Facebook

Myanmar jails Reuters reporters for 7 years

Myanmar jails Reuters reporters for 7 years Yangon: Sep 3 : Two Reuters reporters were jailed on Monday for seven years for violating a state secrets act during their reporting of the Rohingya crisis, a court said, in the case that has draw

Floods kill 13, leave 3 missing in Vietnam

  Hanoi: Flash floods and landslides triggered by incessant rainfall in Vietnam’s northern and central regions over the past few days have killed 13 people and left three missing, the country’s Central Steering Committee for Natural Disas

Saudi Arabia intercepts Houthi missile

  Riyadh: The Saudi-led coalition involved in a war in Yemen confirmed on Sunday the interception of a ballistic missile fired by Houthi militias toward the border city of Jazan, Al Arabiya news reported. The freq

NASA plans 45-day effort to get its Mars rover back

  Washington: US space agency NASA is planning to start its effort to restore communication with the Mars rover Opportunity. In a recent statement, NASA said it would begin a 45-day campaign of active efforts

‘No political necessity’ to keep Canada in new NAFTA dea...

‘No political necessity’ to keep Canada in new NAFTA deal: Trump Washington: US President Donald Trump said on Saturday that there is “no political necessity” to keep Canada in the new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) deal. “If we don’t make a f

California lawmakers pass toughest net neutrality law

California lawmakers pass toughest net neutrality law San Francisco: California lawmakers have passed the US’ toughest net neutrality law to prevent internet providers from favouring certain websites, setting up a fight with federal r

Chinese patients to get cheaper cancer drugs from Sep

Chinese patients to get cheaper cancer drugs from Sep Beijing: Chinese patients are expected to be able to buy 14 kinds of cancer drugs at a lower price from September, according to China’s state medical insurance administration.

Brazil court bars Lula from running in presidential election

Brazil court bars Lula from running in presidential election Brasilia: A Brazilian court ordered that former president Lula da Silva, currently in prison, cannot stand as a candidate in presidential election to be held in October because of

Pakistan supports Iran’s stance on nuclear deal

  Islamabad: Pakistan on Friday expressed its support to Iran on the international nuclear deal related to the Iranian nuclear issue during talks between foreign ministers of the two countries, the Foreign Ministry said.

US Congress bids John McCain farewell

US Congress bids John McCain farewell Washington: The US Congress, together with family members and friends, bid farewell to Republican Sen. John McCain, whose mortal remains arrived early Friday morning at the Capitol.

Apple’s self-driving car meets a first accident

  San Francisco: One of Apple’s self-driving vehicles was involved in an accident during the test drive in US’ California, and sustained moderate damage in the crash, the media reported. Apple&rsq

4 killed in US civilian plane crash

4 killed in US civilian plane crash Washington:  Four people were killed when a civilian aircraft crashed at US Eglin Air Force Base in Florida, authorities said. The Beechcraft B60 aircraft crashed on Thu