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British PM hails Sikh community on Bandi Chorr Divas, congratulates Indians on Diwali
WATCH VIDEO - THERESA MAY'S SANE WORDS
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
EARLIER 'MORON', NOW THIS
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
"THE INCREDIBLY WELL-DRESSED RISING STAR IN CANADIAN POLITICS"
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
ROHINGYA VIOLENCE
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
CONTEMPT PROCEEDINGS
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?
GAMA PEHALWAN’S GRANDDAUGHTER IS IN FRAY
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 ...
  


SC gives one week to Centre to decide on NRI voting rights
14.07.17 - TEAM PT

The Supreme Court today asked the Centre to apprise it within a week as to whether it is going to amend the election law or rules for enabling non-resident Indians (NRIs) to vote in polls here.
 
A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice ...
  


New York Times plans to sack half its copy editors, they write back
MEDIA GRAPEVINE
04.07.17 - PT Foreign Bureau

NEW YORK: Imagine bringing out a newspaper of repute without a proper copy editing desk! All newspapers have an army of sub-editors, senior sub-editors, chief subs and so on, depending upon the newspaper's circulation and sundry other factors.

They are the people who prevent faux pas ...
  


New batch of Turkish troops arrives in Qatar
30.06.17 -

QATAR’s ministry of defence has announced the arrival of a new group of Turkish armed forces to the military base where Turkey began its training mission last week. 
 
The forces are set to take part in joint exercises within the framework of a defence agreement signed ...
  


A man shot by girlfriend for a social media stunt
29.06.17 - team pt

A Minnesota (US) woman has been charged over the fatal shooting of her boyfriend, in what authorities say was a social media stunt gone wrong.
 
Monalisa Perez, 19, was booked into county jail after shooting at Pedro Ruiz as he held a book to his chest, ...
  


A tale of betrayal: For first time, Osama bin Laden’s wife tells the story of the night he was killed
27.05.17 - TEAM PT

The story of the night of May 1, 2011, when US forces killed Osama bin Laden, has been told and retold many times. The US government, US Navy Seals and intelligence analysts have given varying accounts of how it unfolded.

Now, for the first time, we ...
  


'Hello, I am an ISI agent; want to stay in India': Pakistani man makes startling claim at Delhi airport
28.04.17 - team pt

In a strange incident, a passenger approached the Indira Gandhi International Airport officials on Friday and alleged that he was an Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent.
 
"Hello, I am an ISI agent. But I don’t wish to continue any further and want to remain in India,” the ...
  


Clarify your stand on Khalistan: Congress to Canadian Defence Minister
14.04.17 - TEAM PT

Senior Congress leaders and legislators today asked the Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan to clarify his stand on the issue of Khalistan. "It is important and in the interest of the good and friendly relationship between India and Canada that Mr Sajjan clarify his ...
  


An Islamic Military Alliance of Sunni Nations and the Hindu Rashtra
13.04.17 - observer with opinion

THIS IS important, India.
 
This could well be a doomsday scenario for us.
 
This deserves national attention, immediately.
 
About 4 years ago , an alliance of 39 Islamic countries was formed, with Saudi Arabia at its forefront, and quite obviously with Western backing, ostensibly to fight ISIS. This ...
  



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