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Monthly Archives: December 2020

Pak court remands former minister Khawaja Asif into NAB custody for 14 days

LAHORE: Pakistan’s former foreign minister and opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PM-N) stalwart Khawaja Muhammad Asif was on Thursday remanded in the custody...

China grants conditional approval to COVID-19 vaccine; to provide it free

BEIJING: China on Thursday has said it will provide free COVID-19 vaccines to all citizens as it has granted conditional approval to...

Fireworks explode over empty streets as 2020 slinks away into history

SYDNEY: The Sydney Opera House fireworks soared into the sky, but the harbour below was empty as a ghost town, a fittingly...

Interest rates on PPF, NSC, other small savings schemes unchanged for Q4

NEW DELHI: The government on Thursday kept the interest rates on small savings schemes, including PPF and NSC, unchanged for the January-March...

FASTag rollout: Hybrid lanes at NH toll plazas to remain operational till Feb 15

NEW DELHI: To avoid inconvenience to people on account of the mandatory rollout of FASTag from Friday, hybrid lanes at toll plazas...

Khalistani terrorist involved in killing of Shaurya Chakra awardee arrested: Police

NEW DELHI: An alleged Khalistani terrorist, who is suspected to be involved in the killing of Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Sandhu in...

Navy Chief takes stock of operational preparedness in Arabian Sea

NEW DELHI: Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Karambir Singh on Thursday took stock of Indian Navy’s operational preparedness in the Arabian Sea...

Grave of ‘Naushera ka Sher’ Brig Usman being restored by Army

NEW DELHI: The damaged grave of ‘Naushera ka Sher’ Brigadier Mohammed Usman, the seniormost officer who was killed in the Indo-Pak war...

BJP ropes in party veteran Saudan Singh to look after Punjab, Haryana affairs

NEW DELHI: Feeling the political heat amid farmers’ protests, as it received a setback in the recent mayoral polls in Haryana, the...

Data firm puts PM Modi’s net approval at 55 per cent

NEW DELHI: A data firm tracking the approval ratings of world leaders has put the net approval for Prime Minister Narendra Modi...