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‘War of words’ between India and Pakistan over Imran Khan’s UN speech

INDIA has called Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan’s speech at UN general assembly an “incessant rant”. As a protest to the speech Mijito Vinito, the...

‘Never blamed Anushka nor made sexist comment’: Sunil Gavaskar

Under fire for an alleged remark against Anushka Sharma, iconic cricketer and commentator Sunil Gavaskar on Friday said he neither blamed Virat Kohli’s actor-wife...

Sri Lanka says ‘no’ to Japan rail project signed by the previous government

SRI LANKA on Thursday(24) scrapped a Japanese-funded light rail project in the capital signed by the previous government. President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has ordered the termination...

Pakistan launches Phase III trials for Chinese Cansinobio’s Covid-19 vaccine

Pakistan has launched Phase III clinical trials for CanSino Biologics' Covid-19 vaccine candidate, a government minister and an official at the Chinese pharmaceutical company...

Pakistani court rules deadly 2012 blaze was arson, sentences two to death

Pakistan's deadliest industrial fire, which killed more than 260 garment factory workers in 2012, was a case of arson and not an accident, a...

Karachi floods hint at shifting monsoon

Flood-slammed Karachi, Pakistan’s largest city, could face worsening urban inundations in coming years, in part as the South Asian monsoon shifts, climate scientists have...

Indian student in Britain gets top UN recognition

Udit Singhal By Pramod Thomas INDIAN student has won the highest profile recognition for young leaders by the UN for efforts to combat the world’s most...

Prof Mahendra Patel joins national Covid-19 trial as co-investigator

Professor Mahendra Patel SENIOR academic pharmacist Professor Mahendra Patel has advocated greater involvement of community pharmacies in recruiting volunteers from ‘underrepresented’ minority communities for a...

‘Revenge porn’ on the rise as one in seven women in the UK likely...

Representational image (iStock) By Pramod Thomas RECENT figures published by various charities suggest that the so-called ‘revenge porn’ is on the rise in the UK during...

Indian-American judge rejects appeal against Trump’s temporary H-1B visa ban

There is no country-specific limit on the 85,000 H-1B work visas the United States issues every year, and an estimated 70 per cent of...