How To Choose A Right Career

Students are always in a dilemma when it comes to deciding what careers to choose. Most of us either choose the same subjects that our friends choose or what our parents want us to choose. We never assess our strengths and weaknesses before deciding our career and this is why most of us lag behind.  […]

India exerting diplomatic pressure to ban Masood Azhar: Govt

NEW DELHI: With China blocking India’s bid at the United Nations to proscribe Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar, government on Wednesday said it is exerting diplomatic pressure to remove the “technical hold” and get a ban imposed on him. Minister of state for external affairs V K Singh told the Lok Sabha that India has also […]

Iran may call off Hajj this year

TEHRAN:- If Saudi Arabia does not carry out its responsibilities towards Hajj, Iran will be forced to cancel its annual pilgrimages, the Iranian Foreign Ministry says. “Saudi Arabia claims that the subject of Hajj is different from political disputes, but there is a vast gap between its words and deeds,” said Hossein Jaberi-Ansari during a […]

UNSC to meet on Aleppo crisis

UNITED NATIONS: The UN Security Council will hold an urgent meeting Wednesday to discuss the crisis in Syria’s frontline city of Aleppo, where fighting threatens to unravel international peace efforts. France and Britain called for the meeting as Russia said a new ceasefire in Aleppo could be announced within hours. French Ambassador Francois Delattre described […]

Expel Vijay Mallya from Rajya Sabha with immediate effect:Ethics Committee

NEW DELHI: Expel Vijay Mallya from the Rajya Sabha with immediate effect, the Ethics Committee of the upper house of Parliament recommended on Wednesday and hoped that this would send out a strong message. Committee members were of the view that loans defaulter Mallya’s actions are “unbecoming” of a Rajya Sabha MP. “The Committee hopes […]

Pak sentences 11 ‘Terrorists’ to death

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Army Chief General Raheel Sharif confirmed the death sentence on Tuesday to 11 “hardcore terrorists” who were handed the capital punishment by military courts for committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, the military said. It was the second time in less than two months that the army chief has confirmed death penalty of […]

Yemen peace talks to resume in Kuwait after 3 days: UN

The UN says peace talks between Yemen’s warring sides will resume in Kuwait on Wednesday, three days after delegates loyal to Saudi-backed leader Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi abandoned them.  “Participants will meet… on Wednesday in a plenary session to follow up with the agreed agenda,” UN special envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed said. […]

UK Labour leader refuses to denounce Hamas, Hezbollah

Britain’s Labour Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn has refused to give in to calls from Israeli officials and British Jewish figures to denounce Islamic resistance movements Hamas and Hezbollah, vowing to continue talking to the two groups. The leader of the opposition has come under pressure from a number of Labour lawmakers, Israeli Ambassador to London […]

Millions of Iraqis mark martyrdom anniv. of 7th Shia Imam in Baghdad

Millions of people have converged in Baghdad to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of the 7th Shia Imam, Imam Musa ibn Jafar al-Kazim (PBUH), amid tightened security measures. On Tuesday, Iraqi security forces blocked all main roads in Baghdad to ensure the safety of the pilgrims who traditionally travel on foot to the neighborhood of Kadhimiyah […]

Syrian conflict ‘in many ways out of control’, Kerry warns

Syria’s civil war is “in many ways out of control” US Secretary of State John Kerry warned Monday, vowing to work hard in the “coming hours” to salvage a tattered truce. Speaking after talks with UN envoy Staffan de Mistura, Kerry said he would call his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov later Monday to press for […]