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Pak court adjourns Jadhav”s case till October 5

Pak court adjourns Jadhav”s case till October 5

Islamabad, Jun 16: A Pakistani court has adjourned till October 5 the hearing of a government”s plea to appoint a counsel for Indian death-row prisoner Kulbhushan Jadhav on request of the country”s top law officer, according to a media report. Jadhav, the 50-year-old retired Indian Navy officer, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani military […]

India mulls 4-8 week interval for Covishield dose

India mulls 4-8 week interval for Covishield dose

Discussions are underway whether India should revert to four or eight weeks interval for Covishield vaccine and the emerging evidence regarding efficacy of partial versus full immunisation is also being considered, Chairman of India’s COVID-19 Working Group of NTAGI, Dr N K, Arora said. He stressed that the decision to increase the gap between two […]

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 176 mn; Deaths surge to more than 3.80 mn

Global Covid-19 caseload tops 176 mn; Deaths surge to more than 3.80 mn

Washington, June 15: The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 176 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 3.80 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University. In its latest update on Tuesday morning, the University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) revealed that the current global caseload and death toll stood at […]

Saudi Arabia to allow women perform Hajj without Mahram

Saudi Arabia to allow women perform Hajj without Mahram

New Delhi : Saudi Arabi has decided to allow Muslim women wishing to perform Haj this year will without a male dependent (mahram), local media reported. According to the Kingdom’s Ministry of Haj and Umrah, women signing up for the pilgrimage will be allowed to perform it along with other group of women. Saudi Arabia […]

Afghanistan peace process is shared obligation of all stakeholders: Pak FM Qureshi

Afghanistan peace process is shared obligation of all stakeholders: Pak FM Qureshi

Islamabad, Jun 14: The Afghanistan peace process is the shared obligation of all stakeholders and one country alone cannot take responsibility for any negative outcome, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Monday, as he rejected the country”s closeness with the Taliban militants. US President Joe Biden in April announced that all American troops […]

Bomb-laden drone falls at school in Saudi border city Asir: Defence Ministry

Bomb-laden drone falls at school in Saudi border city Asir: Defence Ministry

Riyadh, June 14: A bomb-laden drone fell on Sunday at a school in Saudi border city Asir, the country’s Defence Ministry said. No injuries have been reported in the attack, Xinhua reported. The Saudi Press Agency said Yemen’s Houthi militia was responsible for the attack. The incident was the latest of the frequent attacks launched […]

‘Everything went dark’: Man swallowed by a whale, he survives to tell the tale

‘Everything went dark’: Man swallowed by a whale, he survives to tell the tale

In an extraordinary turn of events, a lobster diver in US was swallowed whole by a humpback whale. Thankfully, the 56-year-old man named Michael Packard lived to tell the tale after the world’s largest animal spat him back out. The incident took place in Cape Cod in Massachusetts, USA. Packard took to Facebook to share […]

Stuck Abroad amid Pandemic, Medical Students Demand Deferment Of FMGE Test

Stuck Abroad amid Pandemic, Medical Students Demand Deferment Of FMGE Test

FMGE Test be Cancelled Or Postponed: Aspirants  Abrar A Mattoo SRINAGAR, June 13: On Saturday, the National Board of Examinations (NBE) India, issued a datasheet for screening test of Foreign Medical Graduates. The examination is scheduled to be held on 18 June, but those medical graduates who are stuck abroad, fear that they would not […]

Indian-origin journalist wins Pulitzer for exposing China’s detention camps for Muslims

Indian-origin journalist wins Pulitzer for exposing China’s detention camps for Muslims

Megha Rajagopalan, an Indian-origin journalist, along with two contributors has won the Pulitzer Prize for innovative investigative reports that exposed a vast infrastructure of prisons and mass internment camps secretly built by China for detaining hundreds of thousands of Muslims in its restive Xinjiang region. Rajagopalan from BuzzFeed News is among two Indian-origin journalists who […]

Hajj 2021 limited to 60,000 people already living in the Kingdom

Hajj 2021 limited to 60,000 people already living in the Kingdom

Saudi Arabia has announced that this year’s Hajj will limited to Muslims inside the Kingdom, local media reported. Only 60,000 residents and citizens already living in the Kingdom will be allowed to perform this year’s Hajj pilgrimage due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah announced in a statement Saturday. Muslims […]

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