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  World   Asia  07 Aug 2019

World, Asia, 07 Aug 2019

Cut diplomatic ties with India: Pak minister Fawad Chaudhry

The minister further called Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria the representative of a 'fascist government'.

07 Aug 2019 7:37 PM

China yuan further weakens, rate hits an 11-year low

The yuan breached the key 7.0 threshold against the dollar on Monday.

07 Aug 2019 7:35 PM

Imran Khan forms 7-member committee for Kashmir deliberations

The development came after the ruling BJP government on Monday scrapped Article 370 of the Indian Constitution.

07 Aug 2019 4:32 PM

Polio cases on the rise in Pakistan, 5 more victims confirmed

The youngest victim to polio is merely 22-months-old. While polio is highly infectious, it is easily preventable by the polio vaccine.

07 Aug 2019 3:59 PM

Lanka's Wickremesinghe says govt responsible for mistakes that lead to Easter blasts

Lankan PM made the statement while testifying before Parliamentary Select Committee, appointed to probe the Easter Sunday blasts.

07 Aug 2019 3:42 PM


Fire breaks out at Subisu office in Baluwatar in Nepal

Further details of the incident are awaited.

07 Aug 2019 3:37 PM

Pakistan police removes pro-India banners, one arrested

The banners, which appeared on roads in front of Press Club, Sector F-6 and Abpara Chowk on Tuesday, went unnoticed for a long time.

07 Aug 2019 2:28 PM

18 killed, at least 100 wounded in Kabul attack, Taliban takes responsibility

A health ministry spokesman said wounded people had been taken to hospitals. Most were civilians, including women and children, he said.

07 Aug 2019 2:02 PM

Hafiz Saeed held guilty by Gujranwala court: Pak media

The case has now been shifted to Gujrat (in Pakistan), according to local media reports.

07 Aug 2019 2:01 PM

World leaders pay tribute to former foreign minister Sushma Swaraj

Sushma Swaraj helped implement the foreign policy of the Modi govt which witnessed an expansion in engagement with the Indian diaspora.

07 Aug 2019 12:02 PM


Pak PM to chair NSC meet, says abrogation of Article 370 shows BJP's racist ideology

Rattled by India's decisions, Pakistan said it will exercise 'all possible options' to counter the steps.

07 Aug 2019 7:58 AM