Pak hopes to resume talks with India after assembly elections

Washington, Feb 4 (PTI) Pakistan hopes that there will be a better environment to pursue peace talks with India after the state assembly elections in the neighbouring country, a senior minister has said.

“We are hoping that by March these state elections will be over and maybe then there will…

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US planning sanctions against Iran: reports

Washington, Feb 3 (PTI) A day after the Trump administration put Iran “on notice” for its “destabilising behaviour” in the region, multiple media reports said the US is planning to impose sanctions against Tehran.

The reports quoting unnamed senior administration officials came amid an increasing demand in this regard from…

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JuD threatens countrywide protest over Saeed's detention

Islamabad, Feb 2 (PTI) Jamaat-ud-Dawa and other religious parties in Pakistan today threatened to launch a countrywide protest movement if their leader Hafiz Saeed was not released immediately.

Saeed and four other JuD leaders were put under house arrest on the order of Punjab Province’s Interior Ministry…

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iPhone 7 helps Apple hit all-time record revenue

San Francisco, Feb 1 (IANS) Riding on the success of iPhone 7 and Apple Watch, the Cupertino-based company on Wednesday announced an all-time record revenue of $78.4 billion — with a record quarterly earnings per diluted share of $3.36 — for the first quarter of 2017 that ended…

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Trump picks Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice

Washington, Feb 1 :  US President Donald Trump has nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch as the new Supreme Court Justice, after the top court was evenly divided between Democrat and Republican appointees since Justice Antonin Scalia died last February.

Gorsuch, a 49-year-old judge at the US Court of Appeals in…

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