Monitoring Desk

  • LAHORE - PTM’s Mohsin Dawar has found himself in the midst of yet another controversy after a video emerged on social media, where he appeared to be downplaying the serious threat of coronavi­rus, while surrounded by villagers. In the alleged video, Dawar is seen telling villagers that ...

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  • BEIRUT       -           An airstrike on a rebel-held village in northwest Syria hit a poultry farm where several displaced families were sheltering early Thursday, killing at least 18 people including children while ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - The government has decided to appoint Barrister Khalid Javed the new Attorney Gen­eral for Pakistan, hours after Anwar Mansoor Khan quit the post after being reprimanded by the Supreme Court and the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) demanded his res­ignation over comments made about ...

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  • New Delhi - Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has secured another term in office after his party won a resounding victory in elections in the capital, media reports said on Tuesday. Voters overwhelmingly backed the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in an election which pitted them against India’s ...

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  • MUZAFFARGARH-At least eight people lost their lives and seven sustained injuries after a three-storey residential building collapsed in Muzaffargarh city on Tuesday.According to a private TV channel, several people were feared trapped under the debris while a rescue operation was underway to pull ...

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  • GAPYEONGIN                 -              Thousands of couples have attended a mass wedding held by the Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, ...

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  • MANILA -Colonel Romeo Caramat oversaw the bloodiest day in the blood-soaked war on drugs in the Philippines – 32 people killed in 24 hours in the province north of Manila where he was police chief in 2017.Now the head of drug enforcement for the Philippine National Police, Caramat said that ...

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  • BEIJING                                 -             China on Thursday ...

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  • West Bank                  -                 At least two Palestinians were killed and 15 Israelis were hurt on Thursday in a string ...

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  • London - The PML-N and the opposition leader t Shehbaz Sharif filed a case against daily The Mail and online news site Mail Online in London High Court. He said while addressing a news conference in London on Thursday, “It was a fabricated and defamatory story which published in the Daily ...

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  • LAHORE - India’s “dangerously divisive” Citizenship Amendment Act could trigger the “largest statelessness crisis in the world and cause widespread human suffering”, a powerful group of 154 European Parliament members have warned. In a scathing denouncement of CAA, the ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday challenged the Islamabad High Courts (IHC) orders to recognise Akbar S. Babar a member of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and revert the foreign funding case to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP). The prime minister challenged the ...

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  • Lahore - Just two words used, and the influential British magazine ‘The Economist’ has done a superb job to portray India as an intolerant nation accurately. In its upcoming edition, the magazine will have the cover “Intolerant India.” The magazine has further delved into ...

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  • DAVOS - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that his vision for a strong Pakistan was revival of industries for wealth creation, to be spent on the uplift of underprivileged segments in a welfare-oriented society. Speaking at ‘Breakfast at Davos’, an event jointly organized by ...

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  • Davos - Acknowledging that people in Pakistan are ‘hurting’ under his government’s economic stabilisation programme, Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday said that their country is on path to growth and hoped that the year 2020 will bring economic stability and job ...

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  • KARACHI - Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) chief Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has said that the government has taken serious steps following their demands but the urban areas of the province need justice. Talking to media here on Sunday, he said that his political party fulfilled all promises ...

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  • Dubai - More than 100 people were killed and dozens wounded in a missile and drone attack blamed on Houthi militia in central Yemen, officials said Sunday. Saturday’s strike follows months of relative calm in the war between the Houthis and Yemen’s internationally recognized ...

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  • ISLAMABAD               -           The Supreme Court Registrar has refused to entertain Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf’s appeal against his conviction and sentencing by the ...

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  • PESHAWAR - At least nine people were injured on Tuesday in an explosion near the Karkhano police checkpost in Peshawar. According to the Hayatabad Medical Complex spokesperson, nine persons injured in the blast were brought to the hospital, of whom five were women. At least one woman is in critical ...

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  • Quetta                 -           The Balochistan Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has declared emergency in seven districts of the province following the continuous heavy rain and snowfall across the province. ...

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  • TEHRAN - The military adviser to Iran’s Supreme Leader said Sunday that his country’s response to the killing by the United States of one its most influential commanders will certainly be a military response “against military sites.” In an exclusive interview with CNN, ...

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  • NAIROBI - The militant group al-Shabab has attacked a military base used by Kenyan and US forces in the popular Kenyan coastal region of Lamu.  Witnesses reported hearing gunfire and seeing plumes of black smoke emerge from Camp Simba on Manda Island. Kenya’s military said the insurgents ...

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  • LUCKNOW - Leader of India’s top opposition party on Saturday tweeted a video in which Meerut top cop is seen making communal statements against the Muslim community. Priyanka Gandhi alleged that such officers have no respect for the constitutional oath. Congress general secretary Priyanka ...

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  • Karachi - Actors Iqra Aziz and Yasir Hussain have tied the knot in a traditional ceremony in Karachi on Saturday. Excited Yasir has been keeping his fans updated by giving the sneak peek of his big day. Couple’s wedding photographer has also been giving live updates about the wedding through ...

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  • TEHRAN - Commander of Iran’s Border Police said three Iranian border guards abducted by terrorists back in October 2018 are going to be released from Pakistan and return home. Speaking to Tasnim news agency on Wednesday, Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei pointed to the ...

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  • KABUL           -          Taliban leaders engaged in peace talks with the US in Qatari capital Doha have got a go-ahead from senior leaders to reduce violence and observe a ceasefire, reported ToloNews ...

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  • New Delhi          -          India’s cybersecurity chief Saturday stressed the need for a unified public relations command for the three wings of the armed forces to ensure an upper hand in the ...

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  • PESHAWAR           -         Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Saturday said we did not get freedom to serve a dummy. This is not the democracy for which party workers were whipped, ...

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  • Islamabad - A teenager boy was among two civilians killed in Azad Jammu and Kashmir after Indian army resorted to “unprovoked” firing across the Line of Control, the military’s media wing said on Thursday. The firing in Jura sector along the LoC also left two people including a ...

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  • DUBAI - Expressing grave concern over the verdict against him in the high treason case, former President and Army Chief General (r) Pervez Musharraf on Wednesday said that he was denied the fundamental right of self-defence in the case. Terming the verdict skeptical, Pervez Musharraf said that he ...

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