Pak PM to meet IMF chief in Dubai for bailout package

Pak PM to meet IMF chief in Dubai for bailout package

Monday, 11 February 2019 | PTI | Islamabad

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will meet IMF chief Christine Lagarde in Dubai on Sunday to discuss the conditions of the bailout package for his cash-strapped country. Khan is paying a day-long trip to the UAE to take part in the 7th edition of the World Government Summit on the invitation...

Queen Elizabeth’s 97-yr-old husband gives up driving licence after car crash

Monday, 11 February 2019 | PTI | London

Prince Philip, the 97-year-old husband of British Queen Elizabeth II, has voluntarily surrendered his driving licence, weeks after the duke miraculously escaped unhurt in a terrifying accident that injured two women in another car. “After careful consideration the Duke of Edinburgh has taken the decision to voluntarily surrender his driving licence,”...

Thousands of Haitians protest corruption, rising living costs

Saturday, 09 February 2019 | AP | Port-Au-Prince

Thousands of people took to the streets across Haiti, protesting against rampant inflation and demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moise on the two-year anniversary of his inauguration. "For two years, Jovenel has promised to fill our plates. But I can't eat lies," protester Josue Louis-Jeune said in the capital Port-au-Prince,...

Australian court rejects coal mine on climate grounds

Saturday, 09 February 2019 | AFP | Sydney

An Australian court on Friday delivered a landmark ruling by rejecting plans to build a coal mine on the grounds it would worsen climate change. Chief Justice Brian Preston said a planned open cut coal mine in a scenic part of New South Wales state would be in "the wrong place...

Thai Princess makes unprecedented move into politics with run for PM

Saturday, 09 February 2019 | AFP | Bangkok

A Thai princess will run for prime minister in March elections in an unprecedented entry by a royal into frontline politics, pitting her against the chief of the ruling junta and redrawing the nation's political landscape. Princess Ubolratana, 67, the older sister of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn, was announced as a...

May, Juncker hold ‘robust' Brexit meet, agree new talks

Saturday, 09 February 2019 | PTI | Brussels

Britain and the EU agreed on Thursday to hold more talks to try to avoid a no-deal Brexit, after a "robust" meeting between Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker. A joint statement issued after the talks in Brussels said Juncker had again warned that November's withdrawal agreement...

UN expert: Saudis held another hearing in Khashoggi probe

Saturday, 09 February 2019 | AFP | Geneva

Saudi Arabia quietly held a second court hearing for 11 people facing charges over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, an independent UN human rights expert said, criticising the kingdom for its lack of transparency in the proceedings over the grisly slaying. Agnes Callamard, the UN special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary...

Saudi Crown Prince told aide he would use ‘a bullet' on Khashoggi: Report

Saturday, 09 February 2019 | AFP | Washington

Saudi Arabia's crown prince told a senior aide he would go after Jamal Khashoggi "with a bullet" a year before the dissident journalist was killed inside the kingdom's Istanbul consulate, the New York Times reported quoting US intelligence. US intelligence understood that Mohammed bin Salman, the country's 33-year-old de facto ruler,...

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