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June 26, 2017 11:23 PM Melania stuns in a yellow floral-print crepe $2,160 gown to greet Indian Prime Minister Modi at the White House with her husband

First Lady Melania Trump stepped out Monday wearing a bright yellow Emilio Pucci gown to greet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the White House. The mother-of-one stunned in the floor-length dress that retails for $2,160, as she walked alongside the president before stepping out to greet Modi, who is visiting the US for his first

June 26, 2017 8:32 AM India drone deal with US

India is set to purchase 22 unmanned Guardian MQ-9B drones from the United States, pending formal approval from the US Congress. The former country placed the request in 2016 for maritime monitoring in the Indian Ocean to ostensibly keep a check on Chinese movement about the waters. It must be remembered that India and the US are not allies, officially 2

June 26, 2017 5:12 AM Outrage over Bahawalpur incident: Condolences, criticism pour on social media

LAHORE: Thousands of messages of sorrow and condolences poured on social media over the tragic incident in Bahawalpur, where at least 148 people were killed and 200 injured when an overturned oil tanker exploded. Many social media users also critised the provincial government over the lack of burn units in the southern part of the province as the news of shifting

June 25, 2017 10:25 PM 154 burnt alive near Bahawalpur

BAHAWALPUR: In a tragic and gory incident, 154 people were burnt alive on Sunday while collecting fuel from an oil tanker that crashed and exploded on the National Highway. Over 200 people sustained burn injuries and many of them are stated to be in critical condition. The speeding tanker carrying 25,000 litres of petrol was on its way from Karachi to Lahore 4

June 25, 2017 1:11 PM Asif Zardari greets Muslims on Eidul Fitr’s eve

ISLAMABAD: Greeting the Muslims throughout the world on the eve of Eidul Fitr former President Asif Ali Zardari has urged them to “pursue the spirit of Ramzan even beyond the formal end of the holy month and pursuing the values of tolerance and humility on the one hand and abstention from evil thought, evil speech and evil deeds on the other”. He said, “The evil of this age is intolerance 2

June 25, 2017 12:00 AM Japan media mourns death of cancer-fighting newsreader

TOKYO: The death of a former newsreader who won acclaim for blogging about her breast cancer fight hit the headlines on Saturday in Japan, with the media and officials praising her courage. Mao Kobayashi died on Thursday aged 34, her husband and popular kabuki actor, Ebizo Ichikawa, said Friday at a nationally televised news conference attended by about

June 24, 2017 11:49 PM Find a permanent solution to moon sighting controversy

This is not going to happen for the first time as the masses have ben witnessing this practice over the decades yet all the stake holders including the successive governments in the Center as well as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the clergy have been taking the issue as for-granted; hence the scared occasion of Eids and Ramzan that should stand for the maximum

June 24, 2017 11:05 PM Profile – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

RIYADH: Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been elevated to the position of crown prince and deputy prime minister, and will maintain his post as minister of defense. Born on Aug. 31, 1985, Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the son of King Salman, received his education at Riyadh schools where he ranked among the top 10 students in his class. He received his bachelor’s

June 24, 2017 7:58 PM ‘Panama case is a test of two-nation theory’

Prime Minister’s son-in-law, Capt (retd) Mohammad Safdar, has dismissed the significance of the interrogation he faced at the hands of JIT, saying the investigators were not even sure ‘what the fuss was all about’. On Saturday, he appeared before the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) tasked to probe global investments of Sharif family. Talking to media 2

June 24, 2017 9:10 AM As Modi prepares for Trump meeting, US expected to OK India drone purchase

The United States is expected to authorise India's purchase of a naval variant of the Predator drone, two sources familiar with the situation said, ahead of a visit next week by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to try to revitalise ties in his first meeting with President Donald Trump. Securing agreement on the purchase of 22 unarmed drones, worth 2