Keir Starmer, shadow Brexit secretary, was on Saturday declared the winner of the three-month-long election to be the new leader of the Labour party. He will replace Jeremy Corbyn, who resigned following the party’s heavy defeat in the December election.
In a massive security operation backed with pin-pointed intelligence , the Afghan security forces wiped out the entire Pakistan-sponsored module of the so-called Islamic State of Khorasan Province with the arrest of chief Mawlawi Abudullah aka Aslam Farooqui and 19 other top terrorists. A Pakistan national and a former Lashkar-e-Tayebba (LeT) operative, Farooqui was arrested for the massacre of 27 Sikh worshippers at Shor Bazaar Gurudwara in Kabul on March 25.
The coronavirus pandemic has killed at least 60,000 people worldwide, nearly three quarters of them in Europe, since it emerged in China in December, according to a tally compiled by AFP at 1330 GMT Saturday from official sources.
New Delhi: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday reiterated his charge that not enough tests are being conducted in the country to contain the spread of coronavirus.
US authorities on Friday announced “voluntary” use of face masks in public as the country saw a record 1,480 deaths in the last 24 hours, the highest singe-day fatalities due to Covid-19.
New Delhi: Bharat Biotech, the country’s pandemic vaccine leader, is working on an intranasal vaccine against coronavirus disease (Covid-19) called “CoroFlu”.
In a special operation by Afghan security forces today , the so-called emir of Islamic State Khorasan Province (ISKP) Mawlawi Abdullah aka Aslam Farooqui was arrested on charges of orchestrating the attack on Kabul Gurudwara on March 25. Pakistani national Mawlawi Abdullah, who was earlier associated with proscribed Lashkar-e-Tayebba (LeT) group and then Tehreek-e-Taliban terror group, replaced Mawlawi Zia-ul-Haq aka Abu Omar Khorasani as ISKP chief in April 2019. Farooqi belongs to Mamozai tribe and from Orakzai agency area on Pak-Afghan border.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called an all-party meeting on April 8 to discuss the situation arising out of the coronavirus.
Years ago, working in the archives in New Delhi, I came across a brief, handwritten, letter from Jawaharlal Nehru to C Rajagopalachari. It was dated July 30, 1947, and it read:
The Congress on Saturday appealed to the central government to empower states in their fight against coronavirus by providing them with more finances and resources.
A Bharatiya Janata Party legislator from Uttarakhand, Rajkumar Thukral, said on Friday members of the Tablighi Jamaat should be booked under the National Security Act (NSA) for allegedly spitting on doctors and misbehaving with nurses.
The head of the International Monetary Fund says the recession sparked by the coronavirus pandemic is “way worse” than the 2008 global recession.
He’s got no medical experience, was never elected or saw military service, but as Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner has crucial access — and now he’s White House pointman for the coronavirus crisis.
Irked by Verka village residents’ move not to allow the cremation of former Golden Temple hazoori ragi Bhai Nirmal Singh Khalsa, who died due to Covid-19, at the local crematorium, incumbent hazoori ragis of the holiest Sikh shrine on Friday resolved to boycott the village.
In a late night order on Friday night, the Ministry of Home Affairs reversed its earlier notification on the domicile law in Jammu and Kashmir.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday reiterated that his country would not forget slain journalist Daniel Pearl after a Pakistani court a day earlier commuted the death sentence of his murderer Ahmed Omer Saeed Sheikh to a prison term of seven years.
Around 80% of the Covid-19 positive people in Indore do not have a known travel history, the health officials said, pointing at the possible local transmission of the virus in Madhya Pradesh’s business capital.
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe coronavirus outbreak in the state could delay chief minister Uddhav Thackeray’s election to the legislature. Thackeray, who took oath as the chief minister in November last year, has to get elected to either House of the state legislature by the end of May to remain in office.