Hong Kong, Aug 13 : Anti-government protesters severely disrupted air travel for a second straight day, forcing Hong Kong International Airport to suspend check-in services for all departing flights on Tuesday. The airport, which is one of the world’s busiest, has been the site of daily protests since Friday. Authorities announced at 5 p.m. (local […]

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Dubai, Aug 13 : Indian expats from Kerala in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have opened collection centres for donations to support the thousands of displaced families in their flood-hit state, the media reported on Tuesday. After one of the worst flooding in its history last year, many parts of Kerala was limping back to […]

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New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 13 : India and Pakistan will mark their respective Independence Days with events emphasising their territorial stamp on the two divided parts of Kashmir. While Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will spend the day at Muzaffarabad, the capital of what it terms as ‘Azad Kashmir’, on independence day on August 14, Union […]

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Beijing, Aug 10 : At least 18 people were killed and one million others evacuated from their homes as typhoon Lekima, the ninth one to hit China this year, slammed into the east coast of the country on Saturday, causing extensive damage and disrupting transport. According to Xinhua news agency, the death toll rose to […]

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Beijing, Aug 10 : China has “reassured Pakistan of it’s support and commitment” and announced that it supported Islamabad’s decision to approach the UN Security Council in the wake of India’s decision to revoke Article 370 of its Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said on Saturday. An official statement […]

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Lahore, Aug 10 : Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif continues to have an air conditioner, television, heater and other facilities in prison, the Punjab province’s government said on Saturday in response to a letter it received from opposition leader Shehbaz Sharif seeking an update on the facilities given to his brother in jail. The […]

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Dar es Salaam, Aug 10 : At least 60 people were killed and 70 others wounded in an oil tanker explosion in the Tanzanian town of Morogoro on Saturday, the police said. Many of the people who were killed had gathered around the truck to get fuel, Morogoro Regional Police Commander Wilbroad Mutafungwa was cited […]

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Islamabad, Aug 10 : After the permanent suspension of the Samjhauta Express in retaliation to India’s decision to revoke Article 370 of its Constitution that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan has now suspended the Lahore-Delhi ‘Dosti’ bus service, the media reported. The announcement of the latest suspension was made by Federal Minister […]

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Beijing, Aug 10 : China intends to support Pakistan in the UN Security Council (UNSC) over the Kashmir issue, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Friday after meeting with his counterpart Wang Yi and other senior officials. Qureshi, who arrived here in the Chinese capital early Friday to hold consultations in the wake of […]

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