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Private company launches search for Malaysia’s flight MH370 in ‘Final Effort’

SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR: A US based company has begun searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, Malaysia said on Tuesday, as it tries to solve one of the world’s greatest aviation mysteries. Flight MH370 disappeared en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing ...

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Police claim to arrest Zainab’s killer, say suspect admitted crime

LAHORE: Police in Kasur claimed on Tuesday to have arrested the man responsible for the heinous rape and murder of seven-year-old Zainab. Zainab was kidnapped from near her aunt’s house on January 4 in Kasur. Her body was recovered from ...

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Strong earthquake of magnitude 6.0 sparks panic in Indonesia

JAKARTA, INDONESIA: A strong quake rattled Indonesia on Tuesday, sparking panic in the capital Jakarta. Office workers rushed outside as highrises began swaying, while riders were thrown off their motorbikes by the force of the 6.0 magnitude rumble. It was ...

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China tops trusted nation’s list, India at third place, says survey

Davos: India is among the most trusted nations globally when it comes to government, business, NGOs and media but has recorded “extreme trust losses” compared to last year, a survey said today. Coming ahead of the World Economic Forum annual ...

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About 90,000 Indians Stranded Abroad Rescued in Last Few Years, Says Official

About 90,000 Indian nationals have been rescued from various conflict zones, countries hit by natural calamities and other hazardous situations, and brought back to India safely over the last few years, Dnyaneshwar M Mulay, the Secretary of Consular, Passport, Visa ...

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China donates over 32,000 solar power generators to Nepal

Beijing: China has donated over 32,000 solar power generating systems to Nepal to enhance its domestic capacity and to provide electricity to communities that have been without power since the 2015 earthquake. The donated items included 32,000 sets of household ...

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UK School Which Imposed Ban On Hijab Forced To Reverse Decision

LONDON: One of the UK’s leading state-funded schools which had hit the headlines as one of the first to impose a ban on the hijab for girls under eight has been forced to reverse its decision after widespread criticism. St ...

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Turkish troops enter Syria in operation against Kurdish militia

HASSA (TURKE|Y): Turkish ground troops entered Syria on Sunday to push an offensive against Kurdish militia as rocket fire hit a border town in apparent retaliation. Turkey on Saturday launched operation “Olive Branch” seeking to oust from the Afrin region ...

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As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a nationwide series of protests against U.S. President Donald Trump marking the end of his tumultuous first year in ...

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22 North Korean athletes will compete in three sports at 2018 Games: IOC

GENEVA: North Korea will send 22 athletes to next month’s Winter Games in the South, the International Olympic Committee said on Saturday, and confirmed that the two nations will march together at the opening ceremony. The IOC has further approved ...

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Rohingya militants hit out at repatriation plan for refugees, claim proposal aims to trap Muslim minority in camps

Yangon: Rohingya militants on Saturday hit out at a repatriation plan for refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar set to begin next week, saying it aims to trap the Muslim minority in long-term camps while their ancestral lands are seized. Bangladesh ...

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India, US and Afghanistan target Pakistan over terrorism at UNSC

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan needs to change its “mindset” of differentiating between good and bad terrorists, India said at the UN Security Council, urging it to focus on challenges posed by terrorism emanating from the safe havens from across the border. ...

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Trump’s approval rating plunges to historic low of 35%

Washington: Donald Trump ended up with 39% of approval rating which is lowest ever by any elected US president in his first year. According to polling by Gallup, the previous low was held by Bill Clinton, whose first-year average stood ...

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Watch video: Indian-origin Nus Ghani, becomes the first female Muslim minister to speak in British Parliament

London: The first female Muslim minister, Indian-origin parliamentarian in Uk, Nus Ghani spoke from the British Parliament dispatch box. According to the news reported in NTDV, she was born to Parents who migrated from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Soon after her first ...

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