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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 ...
  


See The World's Richest Selfie
07.03.17 - TEAM PT

Selfies have entered the dictionary and so far, everyone and their dog probably have their selfie online somewhere. I am guilty as have been some of the most powerful and famous people in the world. President Barack Obama with British Prime Minister David Cameron took ...
  


Sikh band wins Grammy for Best New Age album
14.02.17 - TEAM PT

White Sun, a Los Angeles-based band famous for their musical interpretations of Yogic mantras, has won the 2017 Grammy Award for Best New Age Album for their second album White Sun II. The band has a strong Indian connection.

The band is co-founded by Adam Berry, who ...
  


Donald Trump told to 'Grow Up' by US Vice President Joe Biden
06.01.17 - TEAM PT

Vice-president Joe Biden told President-elect Donald Trump Thursday to "grow up."

Biden dismissed Trump's complaint on Twitter about how the Obama administration has handled the transition. The vice president told "PBS NewsHour" in an interview that it's time for Trump "to be an adult."
 
Biden said to ...
  


Foreign tourists to be quizzed about their social media info when entering US
23.12.16 - TEAM PT

In a move designed to spot potential terror threats, the US government quietly began requesting select foreign visitors to provide their Facebook, Twitter and other social media accounts upon arriving in the country, according to a media report. Since Tuesday, foreign travelers arriving in the ...
  


China lodges protest after Trump’s call with Taiwan President
03.12.16 - TEAM PT

China on Satruday lodged a protest with the US over President-elect Donald Trump’s unprecedented telephone talk with Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wenz, asking Washington to honour its commitment for One-China policy. "China has lodged solemn representations with the US, urging the US to honour its commitment ...
  


After 'Productive' Trump-Sharif phone call, Pakistan sending envoy to meet Trump's team
03.12.16 - TEAM PT

Pakistan has decided to send an envoy to the US to hold meetings with Donald Trump’s transition team, two days after a "productive” telephonic conversation between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the President-elect.
 
Pakistani Prime Minister's special assistant for foreign affairs Tariq Fatemi will visit the ...
  


Donald Trump Wins The Presidency In a massive upset
09.11.16 - TEAM PT

US Republican Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton to win the election that will make him the 45th President of the United States.
 
Trump won the race with 56,897,955 popular votes and 276 electoral votes, compared with 55,877,015 popular votes and 218 electoral votes for Clinton.

Crucial ...
  


Russia voted out of UN Human Rights Council
29.10.16 -

The General Assembly voted Russia off the UN Human Rights Council on Friday, a stunning rebuke to the country which is increasingly being accused of war crimes over its actions in Syria. 

The 193-member General Assembly elected 14 members to 47-nation council, the UN's main body ...
  


Sikh MP becomes Canada's 1st woman House leader
21.08.16 - TEAM PT

Indo-Canadian Sikh MP Bardish Chagger has been named as the new Leader of the government in Canada’s House of Commons, becoming the first woman to hold the post in the country’s history.

Chagger, the 36-year-old Waterloo MP and Minister of Small Business and Tourism, was among ...
  


‘Blacklisted’ US citizen arrested in Pakistan
07.08.16 - TEAM PT

An American citizen who was deported from Pakistan and blacklisted years ago has been arrested upon returning to the country, officials said Saturday.

Matthew Barrett was expelled from Pakistan in 2011, the ministry said in a statement. But he somehow managed to whisk in through the ...
  


Hillary Clinton Selects Tim Kaine as a Vice Presidential Running Mate
23.07.16 - team pt

Hillary Clinton named Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate Friday, selecting a battleground-state politician with working-class roots and a fluency in Spanish, traits that she believes can bolster her chances to defeat Donald J. Trump in November.

Mrs. Clinton’s choice, which she ...
  


Donald Trump is officially the Republican Presidential Nominee
20.07.16 - TEAM PT

The billionaire businessman Donald Trump was officially named the 2016 Republican Presidential nominee early on Wednesday.

Trump is scheduled to address the convention via remote from New York on Wednesday evening, but tweeted shortly after the vote.

"Such a great honor to be the Republican Nominee for ...
  


Hillary Clinton questioned by FBI as part of email probe
02.07.16 - By Dan Berman, Evan Perez and Pamela Brown, CNN

Washington (CNN)Hillary Clinton met with the FBI for three and a half hours Saturday as part of the investigation into her use of a private email server while leading the State Department, her campaign said.

"Secretary Clinton gave a voluntary interview this morning about her email ...
  


Clinton and Sanders in Democratic Debate: How They Spar Over Judgement
15.04.16 - By PATRICK HEALY and AMY CHOZICK*

Senator Bernie Sanders, seizing on potential vulnerabilities for Hillary Clinton in the coming New York primary, repeatedly savaged her ties to wealthy donors and Wall Street banks during their debate on Thursday night, delivering a ferocious performance that Mrs. Clinton countered with steely confidence and ...
  


After 115 Years, Scotland Is Coal-Free
30.03.16 - ALEJANDRO DAVILA FRAGOSO*

 For nearly 50 years the Longannet power station in Scotland burned coal for energy. The plant, the last of its kind in Scotland, closed Thursday.
 
After some 115 years, Scotland has burned its last lump of coal for electricity.
 
The Longannet power station, the last and largest ...
  


PAK: 17 Hindus dead, 9 critical after consuming hooch prepared for Holi
22.03.16 - pt team

A Pakistani police officer said at least 17 Hindus have died after consuming illegally-made alcohol during religious celebrations in southern Pakistan.

Niaz Shah said Tuesday that 37 people from the Hindu community in Tando Muhammad Khan district were rushed to hospital on Monday.

He says they consumed ...
  


Terror attack : Two explosions at Brussels airport, explosion at metro station
22.03.16 - pt team

Several explosions have rocked Brussels, the capital of the European Union this morning, at the airport and the public transportation system.

Two explosions were heard at this morning at the airport in Zaventem, which is the main airport of the European capital, Belgium. 13 have been ...
  


Flydubai flight crashes in Russia, killing 62
18.03.16 - pt team

A passenger plane from Dubai crashed on Saturday while trying to land at the airport in the southern city of Rostov-on-Don. The crash is believed to have killed all 62 passengers and crew on board.

The Flydubai airline – a low-budget Dubai-based airline - initially said ...
  


USA changes visa rules for international students
12.03.16 - pt team

The United States federal government changed rules for non-immigrant student visas on Friday, saying that international students will now be eligible to stay for three years after finishing their degrees for training potentially leading to employment.

Only students earning degrees in science, technology, engineering and mathematics ...
  



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