Globe Trotting

Globe Trotting

Saturday, 20 April 2019 | Agencies

UK warns its citizens against travel to Pak London: The UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised its citizens against travel to Pakistan due to a “high threat of terrorism, kidnap and sectarian violence” throughout the country and said foreigners may be “directly targeted”. 13 killed in South Africa church collapse Johannesburg:...

Japan using emperor, first lady’s b’day to court Trump

Saturday, 20 April 2019 | AP | Tokyo

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduling a rushed visit to Washington to meet with President Donald Trump and celebrate first lady Melania Trump’s birthday, and then is inviting him to be first foreign leader to meet Japan’s new emperor, the two countries announced Friday. Without close friends in Asia, Abe...

Mueller report shows ‘no reasonable proof’ of Russian meddling: Kremlin

Saturday, 20 April 2019 | AFP | Moscow

Russia on Friday once more dismissed the Mueller report, saying it failed to present clear evidence of any meddling by Moscow in the 2016 US election and called its impact on relations regrettable. “As a whole the report as before does not present any reasonable proof at all that Russia allegedly...

Trump slams ‘fabricated’ testimony in Mueller report

Saturday, 20 April 2019 | AFP | Washington

US President Donald Trump on Friday dismissed unfavorable testimony in the Mueller report on Russian election interference as “fabricated” and labelled the document “crazy.” “Statements are made about me by certain people in the Crazy Mueller Report, in itself written by 18 Angry Democrat Trump Haters, which are fabricated & totally...

Globe Trotting

Friday, 19 April 2019 | Agencies

Facebook bans UK far-right groups London: Social media giant Facebook on Thursday banned various far-right British groups including the English Defence League from its network for promoting hate and violence. US trade agreement not yet settled: China Beijing: China said on Thursday there is "still much work to finish" on the text of...

Nepal launches its first satellite from US

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PTI | Kathmandu

Nepal Thursday successfully launched its first satellite into space from the US to gather detailed geographical information of the Himalayan nation, evoking unbridled excitement among the people and scientists. Developed by the Nepalese scientists, NepaliSat-1 satellite was launched at 2.31 am (Nepal time) from Virginia in United States, according to Nepal...

Pak Finance Minister Asad Umar steps down

Friday, 19 April 2019 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan's Finance Minister Asad Umar, who was involved in extensive discussions with the IMF to finalise a bailout package for the cash-strapped country, quit the Cabinet on Thursday after Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed his desire to shift him to the energy ministry. Umar, who recently returned from a trip to...

Kim will visit Russia this month: Kremlin

Friday, 19 April 2019 | AP | Moscow

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit Russia later this month, the Kremlin said Thursday, in a meeting that offers President Vladimir Putin an opportunity to emerge as a broker in the long-running nuclear standoff and raise Russia’s profile in regional affairs. The Kremlin said in a brief statement Thursday...

State Editions

C’garh polling figure swells to record 75%

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Raipur

BJP’s Rao Inderjit Singh files papers from G’gram

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Over Rs 2 cr seized ahead of Lok Sabha election

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

EC cancels mega PTM on BJP’s complaint

20 April 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Links Hanuman to Dalits

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Prashant Kishor rubbishes Rabri's merger bid claim

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

513 ceasefire violations by Pak post Balakot strike: Army

14 April 2019 | PTI | Sunday Pioneer

Sadiq Batcha’s wife wants his death re-probed

14 April 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Sunday Pioneer