Trump announces plans to end $5.6 bn preferential trade programme for India

New York: US President Donald Trump has announced that he was ending India’s $5.6 billion trade concessions under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) programme accusing New Delhi of not providing Washington “equitable and reasonable access” to its markets. The President has been on a warpath against what he said were high tariffs More...

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By Agencies On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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22 killed in US state of Alabama tornadoes

Washington: At least 22 people were killed in the US state of Alabama as a cluster of storms ripped through the country’s Southeast region, spawning multiple tornadoes and leaving a trail of destruction. The More...

By Agencies On Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
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Afghan forces intensify operations, kill 17 terrorists

Kabul: Afghan forces have intensified military operations and killed 17 terrorists in the war-battered country in a single day on Sunday, officials said. Taliban terrorists had not reacted to the claims made by More...

By Agencies On Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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Israel’s attacks will continue until Iran leaves Syria: Netanyahu

Jerusalem: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed that his country will succeed in retracting Iranian forces from Syria, speaking ahead of his departure for talks in Moscow. The focus of our talks will More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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Imran asks armed forces, citizens to ‘prepare for all eventualities’

Islamabad: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday directed Pakistan’s armed forces and citizens to “remain prepared for all eventualities” after the Indian Air Force (IAF) jets hit the Jaish-e-Mohammed’s More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, February 26th, 2019
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We have right to give ‘befitting response’: Pakistan

Islamabad: Pakistan said on Tuesday that it has “the right to self-defence and (give) a befitting response” after the IAF struck JeM’s biggest training camp in Balakot close to the Line of Control More...

By Agencies On Sunday, February 24th, 2019
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Saudi Arabia appoints Princess as envoy to US

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has named Princess Reema Bint Bandar Bin Sultan Al Saud as the Kingdoms first female ambassador to the US, the media reported on Sunday. She is the 11th Saudi Ambassador to Washington According More...

By Agencies On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
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North Korea condemns Kashmir suicide attack

Seoul: North Korea on Saturday condemned the Kashmir suicide attack that claimed 40 CRPF troopers’ lives, saying it firmly opposes all forms of terrorism. It is the consistent principled stand of the Democratic More...

By Agencies On Saturday, February 23rd, 2019
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Pakistan seizing control of ‘JeM HQ’ fabricated reports: Minister

Islamabad: Pakistan Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Saturday called Indian media reports of the Pakistan government taking administrative control of the headquarters of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) “fabricated”, More...

By Agencies On Friday, February 22nd, 2019
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Pakistan Army warns India of ‘surprise response’ if war imposed

Rawalpindi: Pakistan’s Army on Friday accused India of sending war threats and warned of a “surprise response” if New Delhi initiated any aggression amid heightened tensions between the two neighbours More...