Rumours of affair with Trump; Nikki Haley says ‘highly offensive’, ‘disgusting’
26.01.18 - Team PT

WASHINGTON: US Ambassador Nikki Haley has slammed rumors that she was having an affair with President Donald Trump as "highly offensive" and "disgusting."

The rumors stem from author Michael Wolff of the best-seller "Fire and Fury," who suggested in an interview that Trump was having an ...

BSF refuses to exchange sweets with Pakistan Rangers over ceasefire violations
26.01.18 - TEAM PT

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Friday refused to exchange sweets and greetings with their Pakistani counterparts - the Pakistan Rangers, on the occasion of the 69th Republic Day.

The move by the BSF came following the heightened tension between both countries along the International Border ...

Trump taunts North Korea: My nuclear button is 'Much Bigger & More Powerful'
03.01.18 - TEAM PT

US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP escalated his war of words with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday evening, asserting that his "nuclear button" is "much bigger & more powerful" than the North Korean leader's and threatening that the U.S. arsenal "works."
The US President was responding ...

'No more'; Pakistan gave us lies, deceit in return for billions in aid: Trump
01.01.18 - TEAM PT

US President Donald Trump on Monday lashed out at Pakistan and accused it of "lies and deceit" in return of the $33 billion aid the US gave it in the last 15 years.
"The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in ...

1984 a riot or genocide - Controversy explodes in Canada again as Hardeep Puri tweets
14.12.17 - PT Bureau

TORONTO, Dec. 14: India’s Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri knows what is a genocide — his grandfather barely escaped alive by jumping over the wall of the Jallianwala Bagh in 1919. Now that he has termed the 1984 killings of Sikhs a genocide in ...

British Govt should apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre: London Mayor Sadiq Khan
06.12.17 - TEAM PT

The British government should apologise for the 1919 Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Wednesday, calling it a tragedy one "must never forget”.
Khan, who arrived in Amritsar on Tuesday, paid tributes to martyrs of the Jallianwala Bagh massacre here on ...

Egypt mosque attack: 235 Killed, Over 100 injured in deadliest terror attack
24.11.17 - TEAM PT

At least 235 worshipers were killed and 109 others injured when heavily-armed militants bombed a mosque and opened fire on people attending Friday prayers in Egypt's restive North Sinai region, in the deadliest terror attack in the country.
Witnesses said the assailants had surrounded the mosque ...

Why Shivraj Chouhan found Madhya Pradesh roads are better than roads in Washington, DC?
25.10.17 - PT Foreign Desk

WASHINGTON, DC: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who was mocked around the world last year when he made cops carry him on their shoulders instead of walking through ankle deep water, told audiences in the United States that roads in MP were better ...

British PM hails Sikh community on Bandi Chorr Divas, congratulates Indians on Diwali
19.10.17 - kanwar manjit singh

IN A POIGNANT message on Bandi Chorr Divas and Diwali, British Prime Minister Theresa May has congratulated the Sikh community and hailed Indians for their contribution to the British society, calling them "a shining example of what makes the United Kingdom great."

"The ...

Trump can trigger World War III, says top Republican leader
09.10.17 - PT FOREIGN DESK

WASHINGTON: The chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Corker, who is a Republican senator, has now said President Donald Trump was running his office like "a reality show” and can trigger World War III. 

The Tennessee senator also portrayed Trump as a wayward ...

Jagmeet Singh becomes first non-white to lead a major party in Canada
02.10.17 - TEAM PT

The 38-year-old lawyer, Jagmeet Singh, made history on Sunday as he became the first non-white politician, and obviously the first person of Indian and Sikh heritage, to be elected leader of one of Canada’s three largest national political parties.
Jagmeet Singh, the Ontario provincial lawmaker, was ...

Mass grave in Myanmar reveals massacre of Hindus also
26.09.17 - PT FOREIGN DESK

IN A SHOCKING discovery, Myanmar authorities have found a mass grave where bodies of 28 Hindu villagers were buried after they were massacred by Rohingya Muslims.

While leading human rights organisations in India have been rightly making a lot of noise about New Delhi's stance towards ...

Arrest Imran Khan, orders Pakistan's Election Commission
16.09.17 - PT Foreign Desk

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has cracked the whip and ordered the Islamabad police to arrest rising superstar of Pakistani politics, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chairman Imran Khan, and produce him before it on September 25.

Imran Khan has been charged with committing contempt against the Election ...

Biggest Punjabi Show on Sunday: Will Punjabis rule at least one country on this planet?
16.09.17 - Barkat Lahori*

PUNJAB KNOWS LITTLE what is happening in Punjab. No wonder, Punjabis in India are not looking forward with any amount of anxiety to what will happen in Lahore on Sunday.

This Sunday, Punjabis in Lahore will go to polling stations to vote to elect their representative ...

Pakistani man beheads wife for not quitting job
07.08.17 - team pt

A Pakistani man decapitated his wife for not quitting her job as a labourer, the media reported on Monday.
According to police, Nasreen, 37, who lived in an area of Shamke Bhattian in Manga Mandi, 41 kilometres from Lahore, was found dead by her children and ...

Pakistan govt website hacked; Indian national anthem, I-Day greetings posted
03.08.17 - team pt

The Pakistan government website was on Thursday reportedly hacked briefly by unknown hackers who posted the Indian national anthem and Independence Day greetings on the web page.
Reportedly, the website opened with a hacker message which celebrated India’s Independence day with the national anthem playing in ...

Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif’s brother Shehbaz to be next Pakistan PM
Another Sharif in the office
28.07.17 - team pt

Shahbaz Sharif, younger brother of ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, will become the new premier of Pakistan, according to ANI. To become the Prime Minister, Shahbaz would have to first resign from his present position as Punjab chief minister. He would then have to contest ...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos surpasses Bill Gates to become world’s richest person
27.07.17 - team pt

Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates is no longer the richest man in the world. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, on Thursday, surpassed Gates to become the world's richest man. The proverbial rise and rise of Bezos came after a 1 per cent surge ...

Woman forced to hold her 2-year-old on lap during flight
Sues United Airlines
26.07.17 - TEAM PT

An Asian-origin teacher has decided to sue United Airlines as she was forced to hold her two- year-old son on her lap after the airlines gave away the toddler’s seat to a standby passenger, according to media reports.
Shirley Yamauchi, who is working in a Middle ...

India among top 5 nations that faced most terror attacks in 2016
20.07.17 - TEAM PT

More than half of the terror attacks in the world in 2016 took place in five countries, including India and Pakistan, a senior US counter-terror official has said.

Justin Siberell, Acting Coordinator for Counter-terrorism, in a media briefing on the release of the Country Reports on ...

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