Pakistan Finance Minister seeks divine intervention to rescue sinking economy

Pakistan Finance Minister seeks divine intervention to rescue sinking economy

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | IANS | Islamabad

As the Pakistan government struggles to arrest the worsening economic crisis, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar sought to allay concerns by invoking divine favour, saying that the country was the only country founded in the name of Islam "and Allah Almighty is responsible for its development and prosperity". Speaking at the inauguration...

EU official: Russia shifted war focus to NATO and the West

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | AP | Tokyo

A senior EU official said Friday that Russia has taken its war against Ukraine to a "a different stage" by making indiscriminate attacks on civilians and non-military targets, while criticising Moscow for triggering recent moves by Germany and the United States to send advanced tanks to Ukraine. Stefano Sannino, Secretary General...

House GOP seeks new restrictions on use of US oil stockpile

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | AP | Washington

For the second time this month, House Republicans are seeking to restrict presidential use of the nation's emergency oil stockpile - a proposal that has already drawn a White House veto threat. A GOP Bill set for a vote Friday would require the government to offset any non-emergency withdrawals from the...

Indian-American astronaut nominated by Biden for appointment to grade of an Air Force Brigadier General

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | PTI | Washington

Indian-American astronaut Raja J Chari has been nominated by President Joe Biden for the appointment to the grade of Air Force brigadier general. The nomination was announced on Thursday and will have to be confirmed by the Senate which approves all senior civilian and military appointments, according to the US Defence...

Farm where 4 were killed had another shooting last summer

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | AP | San Francisco

The shooting that left four dead at a California mushroom farm on Monday was at least the second time an employee tried to kill a coworker on the property, records show. Martin Medina, a manager at California Terra Garden, was charged with attempted murder after he threatened to kill another manager...

Jerusalem, West Bank on edge after outbreak of violence

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | AP | Jerusalem

Israel's Defence Minister signalled on Friday that the military would stop its airstrikes if Palestinian militant groups halted rocket attacks, a day after the deadliest Israeli raid in decades raised the prospect of a major flare-up in fighting. After the  exchange of Palestinian rockets and Israeli airstrikes on Gaza overnight, residents...

Imran's supporters gather outside his home after Punjab's caretaker Govt withdraws security

Friday, 27 January 2023 | PTI | Lahore

Supporters of Pakistan's ousted prime minister Imran Khan on Thursday gathered outside his residence here to provide security and resist his possible arrest, days after the caretaker government of Punjab province withdrew the additional security provided to him following an assassination attempt. The additional security provided to Khan, the chief of...

Israel's Pres Herzog urges EU to fight resurgent anti-semitism

Friday, 27 January 2023 | AP | Brussels

Israeli President Isaac Herzog said Thursday that antisemitism is on the rise in the Western world and urged the European Union to ensure that Jews can live safely on the continent where the Holocaust took place. Speaking at the European Parliament on the eve of the annual commemorations of the liberation...

State Editions

7-yr RI for raping minor in B’swar

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 die as SUV overturns in Boudh

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Use Budget provisions fully, avoid parking of funds'

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Month on, action not taken against Tarbha officials yet

28 January 2023 | SRIKUMAR MAHANTA | Bhubaneswar

PPA all set to handle 130 MT

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Drop Keuta, Kaibarta, Dhibara from SC category'

28 January 2023 | AJIT PANDA | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Astrology helps reinvent oneself

22 January 2023 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Winter Care: Tips to Stay Healthy

22 January 2023 | Dr. RP Parasher | Agenda

BUDGET FOR YOUR HEALTH

22 January 2023 | HEALTH PIONEER | Agenda

Finally, Justice for CAPF

22 January 2023 | Rakesh K Singh | Agenda

Himalayan environment at tipping point

22 January 2023 | Prashant Barthwal | Agenda

Agri entrepreneurship can be game changer

22 January 2023 | Dinesh Tyagi | Agenda