Washington, Dec 5 : The US Department of Defense has rejected a report alleging that Washington was considering adding 14,000 troops to the Middle East to confront Iran. “The reporting is wrong. The US is not considering sending 14,000 additional troops to the Middle East,” Xinhua news agency reported citing Pentagon spokeswoman Alyssa Farah as […]

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Islamabad, Dec 5 : The total number of polio virus cases detected in Pakistan has increased to 94, with three new ones reported from Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, a health official said on Thursday. An official of Polio Virology Laboratory at the National Institute of Health (NIH) told Dawn news that the new […]

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Islamabad, Dec 5 : The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) will give its verdict on December 12 on a plea to acquit Prime Minister Imran Khan for the attack on Pakistan’s Parliament and Pakistan Television (PTV) office. The case dates back to August 31, 2014 when Khan was the Leader of Opposition. His party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) […]

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London/New Delhi, Dec 5 : A lesbian couple in the UK has become the first parents in the world to deliver a baby that was carried in the wombs of both, a media report said. Jasmine Francis-Smith (28) gave birth to Otis by using an egg that was incubated by her ‘wife’ Donna (30) in […]

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Tehran, Dec 4 : Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran is ready to normalize ties with Saudi Arabia, official IRNA news agency reported. “From Iran’s points of view, there is no problem in developing ties with neighbours and resuming relations with Saudi Arabia,” Rouhani made the remarks on Tuesday in a meeting with the […]

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Chonburi (Thailand)/New Delhi, Dec 3 : A man in his late twenties was electrocuted while using his smartphone that was plugged into a charger at his home in Thailand, a media report said. Kittisak Moonkitti, 28, was in his bedroom in Chonburi in western Thailand when his mother Rinnaporn Moonkitti, 57, called for him to […]

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Islamabad, Dec 3 : A young Sikh woman from India met her Pakistani boyfriend at the Kartarpur corridor posing as a pilgrim, but her attempt to slip into Pakistan was foiled by the alert Pakistani guards. The Indian woman, identified as Manjeet Kaur, met her boyfriend on the first floor of the Kartarpur site on […]

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Seoul, Dec 3 : North Korean leader Kim Jong-un celebrated the completion of a newly-built urban township near the birthplace of his late father, state media reported Tuesday. Kim attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Township of Samjiyon County on Monday, the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported. KCNA photos showed Kim and top […]

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Islamabad, Dec 3 : Known for his controversial statements and anti-India stance, Pakistan’s Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry has done it again. He has now termed India’s booming space programme as “irresponsible”. Chaudhry tweeted: “India is becoming a huge source of space debris, irresponsible space missions of India are dangerous for whole eco […]

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