Nov 01

No need for passport for Sikh pilgrims visiting Kartarpur: Pak PM
No need for passport for Sikh pilgrims visiting Kartarpur: Pak PM

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday announced that Sikh pilgrims from India would not need a passport to travel to Kartarpur and no fee would be charged from them on the opening day of the corridor on November 9. “For Sikhs coming for pilgrimage to Kartarpur from India, I have waived off two requirements:

Pak Minister blames India for increasing pollution level in Lahore
Pak Minister blames India for increasing pollution level in Lahore

Pakistan’s Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday said that cross border stubble burning and “abysmal” environmental conditions in India are increasing the level of pollution in Lahore.Chaudhry tweeted that the Minister of Climate Change informed the Cabinet that pollution in Lahore is caused by cross border field fires. “Min of Climate Change informed the

Quebec introduces 'values test' for immigrants Montreal
Quebec introduces ‘values test’ for immigrants Montreal

Economic migrants seeking to settle in Canada‘s mostly French-speaking Quebec will have to pass a controversial “values test,” the provincial government announced Wednesday.”I think it’s important that we understand the values and the society where you want to live,” said Quebec Premier Francois Legault.Those include support for democracy, gender equality and a new secularism law

Pakistan invites Sidhu to attend Kartarpur Corridor opening ceremony: report
Pakistan invites Sidhu to attend Kartarpur Corridor opening ceremony: report

Pakistan has invited cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu to attend the inaugural ceremony of the landmark Kartarpur Corridor which will be opened for pilgrims on November 9, a media report said on Wednesday.India and Pakistan last week signed the agreement on the Kartarpur Corridor that will allow Indian pilgrims to undertake visa-free visit to Gurdwara Darbar

73 killed in massive fire on train in Pakistan
73 killed in massive fire on train in Pakistan

A massive fire broke out on a moving train in Pakistan’s eastern Punjab province on Thursday after two gas cylinders exploded while some passengers were cooking breakfast, killing at least 73 people, mostly Islamic preachers travelling to attend a religious congregation.The train, Tezgam Express, was on its way to Lahore from Karachi when the fire

PM Modi slams Pak, dedicates abrogation of Art. 370 to Patel
PM Modi slams Pak, dedicates abrogation of Art. 370 to Patel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday slammed Pakistan saying it is challenging the unity of India as it could not win in war.”Today, on National Integration Day, I am reminding every citizen of this challenge that is present in front of the country. Those who cannot win in war with us, they are challenging the

England to play two Tests in Sri Lanka in March 2020
England to play two Tests in Sri Lanka in March 2020

England will be playing a two-Test series in March next year, which will be part of the ICC World Championship. A total of 120 points would be at stake for both the sides.According to an ICC report, the first Test will begin from March 19 in Galle. The tour will then conclude with the second

Pakistani pop singer Rabi Pirzada threatens Modi with suicide attack
Pakistani pop singer Rabi Pirzada threatens Modi with suicide attack

 After threatening to unleash reptiles on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir, Pakistani pop singer Rabi Pirzada is now warning him with a suicide attack.On Tuesday, Pirzada posted on Twitter a photo of herself donning what appeared to be a suicide jacket with a caption that again warned Modi over

Justin Trudeau's Liberals win Canadian general elections
Justin Trudeau’s Liberals win Canadian general elections

Incumbent Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party has emerged victorious in the tightly contested general elections, and will return to power as a minority government, media reports said on Tuesday.Speaking to cheering party leaders and followers at the Liberals’ headquarters in Montreal, Trudeau, 47, said early Tuesday that he would always put “this country

Justin Trudeau's Liberals to form minority government: Canadian TV projections
Justin Trudeau’s Liberals to form minority government: Canadian TV projections

 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was set to hold onto power in a nail-biter of a general election Monday, according to television projections.Broadcasters TVA, CTV and CBC declared the Liberals would form a minority government as the party was elected or leading in 145 of the 338 electoral districts, versus 107 for Andrew Scheer and

Canada polls: NPD leader Jagmeet Singh luring youngsters via TikTok

New Democratic Party (NPD) leader Jagmeet Singh, a contender in Monday’s Canadian general elections and also the first turban-wearing Sikh to sit as a provincial legislator in Ontario, has reached out to young voters in the country via TikTok, the video sharing app.Singh has made it a priority to try to connect with young voters

Hong Kong Protesters block roads to attend banned march
Hong Kong Protesters block roads to attend banned march

Thousands of protesters have blocked roads in Hong Kong to attend an anti-government march banned by police out of public safety concerns.The march, originally organised by the Civil Human Rights Front, set off from Salisbury Garden in the shopping district of Tsim Sha Tsui to the West Kowloon terminus of the high-speed rail link, the

The United Kingdom's Prince William and Kate conclude Pakistan visit
The United Kingdom’s Prince William and Kate conclude Pakistan visit

The United Kingdom’s Prince William and Kate concluded their first visit to Pakistan.The Duke and Duchess Cambridge focused on education and the climate crisis during their official tour of the Asian country.William and Kate left Pakistan at 4 p.m. local time (12.00 GMT) on Friday, an hour later than their scheduled departure, Efe news reported.Before

World's longest test flight with nearly 20 hours ready for take off
World’s longest test flight with nearly 20 hours ready for take off

A non-stop Qantas New York to Sydney flight, deemed as the world’s longest with nearly 20 hours in the air without layovers, is set to take off on Friday.The flight, which is scheduled to depart New York at 9 p.m. from the American megalopolis, is the first of three planned test flights involving the new

Car bomb blast in Afghanistan, many feared killed
Car bomb blast in Afghanistan, many feared killed

Several people were feared killed and injured after a car bomb blast rocked outside administrative office in Alishing district in Afghanistan‘s eastern Laghman province on Wednesday, a provincial government spokesman said, reported Xinhua news agency.   “The initial information provided by Afghan National Police (ANP) found the explosion occurred roughly at 5:50 a.m. local time.

Dubai shopping malls launch Diwali 'shop and win gold' campaign
Dubai shopping malls launch Diwali ‘shop and win gold’ campaign

The Dubai Shopping Malls Group (DSMG) has announced their Diwali “shop and win gold” campaign, offering shoppers a chance to enter the draw and win upon spending 200 dirhams at any of the 10 participating malls from October 18 until November 2. The raffle coupon can be availed from the participating mall’s customer service desk and

Toll in Japan from Typhoon Hagibis nears 70
Toll in Japan from Typhoon Hagibis nears 70

Typhoon Hagibis:  Nearly 70 people have been killed in Japan by Typhoon Hagibis, national broadcaster NHK said Monday, as the search for survivors continued for a third day.The broadcaster said 15 people were still missing after the deadly storm, which slammed into Tokyo and surrounding areas Saturday night as one of the most powerful typhoons

Now You Can Buy The Tata Tigor EV! Prices Start From Rs 12.59 Lakh

Range of updated Tigor EV is 213km, up by 70km. Motor makes 41PS/105Nm. Available in three variants – XE+, XM+ and XT+. Warranty of 3 years/1.25 lakh km. Price of the Tigor EV for fleet operators starts from Rs 9.44 lakh. Indian carmaker Tata Motors has gone ahead and launched the Tigor EV with an extended range.

6 time champion Mary Kom settles for bronze in World Championships
6 time champion Mary Kom settles for bronze in World Championships

Six-time champion MC Mary Kom will have to settle for a bronze medal in the ongoing Women’s World Boxing Championships after losing her semi-final bout of the 51-kg flyweight category to second-seed Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey in a split 1:4 verdict on Saturday.In a fiercely contested bout, third-seed Mary Kom delivered timely punches and looked

Pakistani fan destroys Sarfaraz's hoarding post after loss against SL
Pakistani fan destroys Sarfaraz’s hoarding post after loss against SL

 Following Pakistan’s dismal performance in the T20I series against Sri Lanka which they lost 0-3, skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed is drawing flak from all quarters in the country.Both fans and former cricketers have expressed their wrath and anger, with some demanding Sarfaraz’s removal from captaincy after they were whitewashed by a second string Sri Lankan side,