26/11 attack accused Pakistani-origin Canadian Tahawwur Rana petitions US court against extradition to India
Pakistani-origin Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana has filed a writ of habeas corpus challenging a recent US court order that paved the way for his extradition to India where he is facing trial for his involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack. Last month, the US District Court Central District of California...
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Musk meets Chinese FM
China’s foreign minister met Tesla Ltd. CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday and said strained US-Chinese relations require “mutual respect,” while delivering a message of reassurance that foreign companies are welcome. US-Chinese relations are especially tense after Washington shot down a Chinese balloon believed to be gathering intelligence and warned Beijing against...
China launches first spaceship with civilian
China on Tuesday successfully launched the Shenzhou-16 manned spaceship, sending three astronauts, including the first civilian to its space station combination for a five-month mission. The spaceship, atop a Long March-2F carrier rocket, blasted off from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China at 9:31 AM (Beijing Time), according to...
No meeting between US, Chinese defence chiefs, says Beijing
Prospects for a renewed high-level military dialogue between China and the US remain dim, with Beijing saying their defense chiefs will not hold a bilateral meeting while both are attending a weekend security conference in Singapore. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning on Tuesday blamed the US, saying Washington should “earnestly respect...
Sharif: Anarchists don’t qualify for dialogue
Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday hinted that his government was unwilling to talk with Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf party, saying the “anarchists and arsonists” who wear the garb of politicians and attack the symbols of the state do not qualify for a dialogue. Khan, 70, who was ousted...
Khan appears before anti-terrorism court
Pakistan’s former prime minister Imran Khan on Tuesday appeared before an anti-terrorism court in four cases, including the attack on Lahore Corp Commander House, and submitted surety bonds in connection with his pre-arrest bail till June 2. “Khan appeared before the ATC Lahore judge Ijaz Ahmad Buttar and submitted surety bonds...
Russia says drones damage Moscow buildings in pre-dawn attack, blames Ukraine
Russian air defences stopped eight drones converging on Moscow, officials said Tuesday, in an attack that authorities blamed on Ukraine, while Russia pursued its relentless bombardment of Kyiv with a third assault on the city in 24 hours. The Russian defence ministry said five drones were shot down and the systems...
FDI equity inflows fell 22% to $46 bn in 2022-23: DPIIT
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into India declined by 22 per cent to USD 46 billion in 2022-23, dragged by lower inflows in computer hardware and software, and automobile industry, according to the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) data. The FDI inflows stood at USD 58.77 billion during...