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WHO includes Madina among world’s healthiest cities

WHO includes Madina among world’s healthiest cities

Jeddah, Jan 25 : The Saudi city of Madinah has been acknowledged by the World Health Organization (WHO) as among the world’s healthiest cities. The holy city gained the accreditation after a visiting WHO team said that it met all the global standards required to be a healthy city. Madinah is believed to be the […]

UAE to set up embassy in Israel’s Tel Aviv

UAE to set up embassy in Israel’s Tel Aviv

Dubai, Jan 25 : The Council of Ministers of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has approved the establishment of an embassy in Israel’s Tel Aviv city. In a tweet on Sunday, the UAE government said the decision was made during a cabinet meeting earlier in the day, chaired by the Kingdom’s Vice President, Prime Minister […]

Qureshi says Pakistan ready to work with new US administration

Qureshi says Pakistan ready to work with new US administration

Islamabad : (PTI) Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Sunday that his country was ready to work with the new US administration and asserted that the world has changed a lot in the last four years and any engagement and relations should be developed on the basis of new ground realities. Under the […]

WhatsApp Privacy Concerns: Pakistani Militant Groups Shift Base To Three New Messaging Apps, Claim Officials

WhatsApp Privacy Concerns: Pakistani Militant Groups Shift Base To Three New Messaging Apps, Claim Officials

New Delhi : Amidst instant messaging mobile application WhatsApp, receiving a lot of flak for its recent privacy policy, with users fearing for their data, militants groups in Pakistan have shifted base to new messaging applications, officials in Srinagar said. Three new mobile applications are being scrutinised after evidence was collected following encounters with militants […]

Chinese military pressure on Taiwan threatens regional peace, stability: US

Chinese military pressure on Taiwan threatens regional peace, stability: US

Washington: Expressing concern over Chinese military pressure on Taiwan, the United States has said that such intimidating tactics threaten regional peace and stability. “The United States notes with concern the pattern of ongoing PRC (Peoples Republic of China) attempts to intimidate its neighbours, including Taiwan,” State Department Spokesperson Ned Price said on Saturday. In a […]

In Biden team, a cousin of man held in J&K under PSA post-August 5

In Biden team, a cousin of man held in J&K under PSA post-August 5

Sameera Fazili’s cousin Mubeen Shah was released in December 2019, and his is a rare case in which the J&K administration withdrew the PSA. Sameera Fazili was picked by the new US President as Deputy Director of the National Economic Council (NEC), a policy body that is part of the White House. Sameera Fazili, one […]

Joe Biden Dumps Democrats With Links To BJP-RSS

Joe Biden Dumps Democrats With Links To BJP-RSS

Srinagar, Jan 23 : While the newly elected US President Joe Biden has been praised for the appointment of nearly 20 Indian-Americans in his administration, what is noteworthy are those who didn’t make it. Sonal Shah and Amit Jani, Obama administration staffers who also worked on the Biden campaign team have so far been excluded, […]

Biden appoints another Kashmiri woman to new US admin

Biden appoints another Kashmiri woman to new US admin

US President Joe Biden nominated a Kashmiri-origin diplomat as Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, a key State Department position, as the new administration takes over the country. Uzra Zeya, who had quit the foreign service in 2018 in protest against the policies of President Donald Trump, as per a report by Press […]

China to send 500,000 free vaccine doses to Pakistan by Jan 31, says FM Qureshi

China to send 500,000 free vaccine doses to Pakistan by Jan 31, says FM Qureshi

Islamabad: Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Thursday China had promised to send 500,000 free doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Pakistan by January 31. Pakistan is currently battling its second wave of the coronavirus and recorded 2,363 new infections on Thursday, with 54 deaths. In a televised statement, Qureshi said he had […]

US seeks 5-year extension of nuclear pact with Russia: WH

US seeks 5-year extension of nuclear pact with Russia: WH

Washington: The United States seeks a five-year extension of the New START treaty, the White House has said, asserting that President Joe Biden has long been clear that this is in the national security interest of the US. “The United States intends to seek a five-year extension of New START as the treaty permits. The […]

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