Significance of Pope’s visit to UAE

Significance of Pope’s visit to UAE

Sunday, 10 February 2019 | Anwar Alam

The three days visit of Pope Francis to the UAE has attracted tremendous global attention, the kind of which has hardly been noticed in recent history. The event has been dominantly framed as a bold attempt to overcome the modern, binary framework of Islam/Arab vs Christian/West and therefore a welcoming...

US seeking peace pact in Afghan: Khalilzad

Sunday, 10 February 2019 | PTI | Washington

The United States is seeking a peace agreement and not an agreement to withdraw its troops from war-ravaged Afghanistan, the Trump Administration has said. Weeks after initiating direct talks with the Taliban, wherein the two agreed on a framework of peace agreement, Trump Administration's point person on Friday told a Washington...

2 killed, 4 kids injured in lightning strikes in Nepal

Sunday, 10 February 2019 | PTI | Kathmandu

Two people were killed and four children seriously injured in separate incidents of lightning strikes in the western part of Nepal, police said. A 20-year-old girl, identified as Saraswoti Nath, was killed after being struck by lightning at Bhageshwor area in Dadeldhura district on Friday, they said. Her two brothers, aged 15...

Trump says summit with Kim to take place in Hanoi

Sunday, 10 February 2019 | AFP | Washington

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet for a second much-anticipated summit in Hanoi, as preparations kick into high gear for the peace talks. Trump announced the exact location on Twitter — only the country, Vietnam, was previously known — for the follow-on to the...

Blizzards kill thousands of herd animals in Tibet

Sunday, 10 February 2019 | AP | Beijing

Blizzards in Tibetan areas of western China have left thousands of head of livestock dead and roads covered in up to 45 centimetres (18 inches) of snow, State media reported on Saturday. Local authorities had sent veterinarians, medicine and animal feed to the hard-hit areas in Qinghai Province's Yushu Tibetan Autonomous...

All medical equipment notified as drugs

Sunday, 10 February 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

All implantable medical devices, CT scan, MRI equipment, defibrillators, dialysis machine, PET equipment, X-ray machine and bone marrow cell separator have been notified as drugs with effect from April 1, 2020, as per a recent notification by the Union Health Ministry.  This aims to regulate medical and diagnostics devices in...

ED files PMLA case against Falah-e-Insaniyat

Sunday, 10 February 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

In one of the rare investigations, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a money laundering case against Pakistan-based outfit Falah-e-Insaniyat (FIF), a front for banned terror group Lashkar-e-Tayyeba (LeT). FIF is a Lahore-based organisation established by the Jamaat-ud-Dawa and acts as a front for the LeT.  It was founded in 1990...

Congress: Top BJP leaders behind move to topple K’taka Govt

Sunday, 10 February 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Congress on Saturday alleged that top central BJP leaders were behind the move to topple the Karnataka Government and said it would rake up the issue in Parliament during the remaining days of Winter Session. Against the backdrop of an audio tape in which State BJP leader and former Karnataka...

State Editions

51-year old man run over by speeding car

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

20-year-old arrested for sexually assaulting toddler

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Three arrested for molesting 25-yr-old

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

41-year-old man dies in road mishap near Ganesh Mandir

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Labourers at industrial area deprived of rights

18 February 2019 | Vikas Tyagi | Bhopal

Seminar on Gender mainstreaming in water resources mgmt ends

18 February 2019 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Sunday Edition

27 more hotels to shut in Karol Bagh in Delhi

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Tech Mahindra board to meet on Feb 21

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

HCSL begins construction of new yard

17 February 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Apollo Hospital offers to treat free injured CRPF troopers

17 February 2019 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer