Monitoring Desk

  • WASHINGTON, DC - The “Coalition to Stop Genocide in India”, a broad coalition of Indian American and US-based civil rights organizations and activists, Tuesday welcomed a letter written by fourteen US Senators to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressing that US law requires the US ...

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  • WASHINGTON, DC-The “Coalition to Stop Genocide in India”, a broad coalition of Indian American and US-based civil rights organizations and activists, Tuesday welcomed a letter written by fourteen US Senators to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stressing that US law requires the US ...

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  • Lahore - Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) Joint Director Sajid Gondal, who went missing from Islamabad last week, has returned home, said family and police sources. According to a private TV channel, Gondal himself took to Twitter to announce his return, saying: “I am ...

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  • KARACHI - Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa held a meeting with Karachi businessmen that lasted for several hours on Wednesday, the second day of his visit to the southern port city. Army chief visited Karachi after the city was ravaged by heavy monsoon rains, leaving large parts of the ...

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  • SAUDI ARABIA - Chanting “Labbaik Allahumma Labbaik,” masked pilgrims entered Maidan-e-Arafat on Thursday to supplicate for the atonement of their sins and hoping for the acceptance of their Hajj pilgrimage. The global coronavirus pandemic has cast a shadow over every aspect of this ...

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  • QUETTA - Balochistan Governor Amanullah Khan Yasinzai has said that the employees recruited in various federal and provincial departments on fake domiciles would be terminated. In a statement in Quetta on Sunday, he said government has taken this issue seriously and directed all Deputy ...

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  • QUETTA           -       Balochistan High Court (BHC) has declared null and void the notification issued by the President for National Finance Commission (NFC) Award. According to a private TV channel, the Balochistan ...

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  • LONDON           -         Muhammad Anwar, a former head of diplomatic wing and member of the Coordination Committee of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement has revealed that the MQM party had been receiving funds ...

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  • LAHORE - While locust attack is becoming a potential hazard, causing serious damage to crops in Sindh, the Sindh government’s response is somewhat sluggish to the rising challenge. According to a private news network, the locust attack had sprawled over many districts of the province but the ...

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  • LAHORE - In a new statement the Chief Negotiator from the Taliban, Abbas Stanikzai said in an interview, “India has always played a negative role in Afghanistan. India supported traitors in the country.” The statement has caused ripples in observers who have long warned of ...

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  • ISLAMABAD                -             United States of America has allowed the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to operate special chartered flights for the first time in history to repatriate Pakistanis stranded in the US ...

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  • London              -                 Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms “worsened”, Downing Street has said. A spokesman said he was moved on ...

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  • 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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