Xi, Modi might reach important consensus to resolve 'outstanding issues': China

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 17:32

Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi may reach "very important consensus" at their informal April 27-28 summit in China's central city of Wuhan that could help resolve "outstanding issues" between the two countries, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou said here on Tuesday.


Sushma Swaraj arrives in Mongolia

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 17:22

Ulaanbataar, April 24 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here from China on Tuesday in what is her first visit to Mongolia.


Seoul finalises preparations for Kim-Moon summit

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 17:00

Seoul, April 24 (IANS) The South Korean government on Tuesday finalised preparations for the upcoming historic summit between President Moon Jae-in and North Korea's Kim Jong-un.


US diplomat put on 'blacklist' over Pakistani motorcyclist's death

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 16:52

Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) Pakistan's Interior Ministry on Tuesday placed US diplomat Colonel Joseph Emmanuel Hall on the "blacklist" for killing a motorcyclist in a road accident here, prohibiting the US defence and air attache from leaving the country.


Missing Indian pilgrim found in Pakistan

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 15:48

Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) An Indian Sikh pilgrim, who was reported to have gone missing in Pakistan during Baisakhi festival celebrations, was found staying in his Facebook friend's house in Sheikhupura city, the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) has said.


Xi-Modi to arrive at consensus on important issues: Vice Foreign Minister Kong

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 15:36

Beijing, April 24 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi may arrive at consensus on some very important issues at their informal two-day summit this week in China's central city of Wuhan, Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Kong Xuanyou said on Tuesday.


Italian-Pakistani woman killed by family for 'honour'

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 14:26

Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) An Italian-Pakistani woman was killed by her father, brother and uncle in a case of honour killing in Pakistan's Gujrat district, the media reported on Tuesday.


New York Governor introduces bill to ban plastic bags

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 14:00

New York, April 24 (IANS) New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has embraced a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags and has introduced a bill to outlaw them by next year, the media reported.


Democrats not invited to Trump's first state dinner

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:58

Washington, April 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have not extended invitations to Democrats from Congress to attend their first state dinner, a media report said.


Pakistan hockey hero seeks heart transplant in India

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:52

Islamabad, April 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan hockey player Mansoor Ahmed has appealed to the Indian government to grant him a visa so he can travel to the country for a heart transplant.


Florida cops try to unlock phone with dead man's finger

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:20

New York, April 24 (IANS) Two detectives in Florida reportedly visited a funeral home to unlock the deceased man's smartphone by using his fingerprint, a move which has been claimed as disrespectful and a violation of rights, the media reported.