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Calm shattered as clashes break out in Hong Kong

Hong Kong The Hong Kong police used pepper spray and made multiple arrests on Sunday as small groups of black-clad pro-democracy protesters targeted some of the city’s malls, ending a rare lull in violence. Flashmob protests and vandalism broke out in multiple locations, prompting riot police to use pepper spray and make arrests in at […]

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Jalandhar woman, her male friend found dead in Canada’s Brampton

Phagwara A 27-year-old woman from a Jalandhar village and her male friend who hailed from Amritsar were found dead under mysterious circumstances in Brampton city of Canada. The deceased have been identified as Sharanjit Kaur, a resident of Bhandhala village near Noormahal in Jalandhar, and her friend Navdeep Singh of Khilchian village in Amritsar. They […]

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Union minister Hardeep Puri launches Guru Nanak Chair at Birmingham University

Birmingham Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri has inaugurated a new Guru Nanak Chair, supported by the Indian government, at the University of Birmingham to enable research around the teachings of the founder of the Sikh religion. The minister announced the new Chair to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, during a visit to […]

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Jail, fine for anyone selling firecrackers on Diwali in Dubai

Dubai As part of initiatives to curb illegal sale fireworks in Dubai, anyone selling firecrackers in the city during Diwali will be jailed up to three months or fined, according to a media report. The amount of the fine has been fixed at Dh 5,000 (USD 1,361), the Khaleej Times reported. Over the last few […]

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Republican National Committee says it ‘wholeheartedly’ backs Trump in impeachment

Washington The Republican National Committee moved on Friday in an extraordinary vote to express that it “now more than ever wholeheartedly supports” President Donald Trump as he confronts House Democrats’ impeachment probe. The national party’s governing body expressed solidarity with Trump in condemning what it calls a “nakedly partisan impeachment investigation” in a symbolic show […]

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ਨਵਾਜ਼ ਸ਼ਰੀਫ਼ ਨੂੰ ਪਿਆ ਦਿਲ ਦਾ ਦੌਰਾ, ਹਾਲਤ ਨਾਜ਼ੁਕ

ਲਾਹੌਰ (ਪਾਕਿਸਤਾਨ) ਪਾਕਿਸਤਾਨ ਦੇ ਸਾਬਕਾ ਪ੍ਰਧਾਨ ਮੰਤਰੀ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਨਵਾਜ਼ ਸ਼ਰੀਫ਼ ਨੂੰ ਦਿਲ ਦਾ ਦੌਰਾ ਪਿਆ ਹੈ। ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਦੀ ਹਾਲਤ ਨਾਜ਼ੁਕ ਬਣੀ ਹੋਈ ਹੈ ਤੇ ਉਹ ਲਾਹੌਰ ਦੇ ਸਰਵਿਸੇਜ਼ ਹਸਪਤਾਲ ’ਚ ਜ਼ੇਰੇ ਇਲਾਜ ਹਨ। ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਦੀ ਧੀ ਮਰੀਅਮ ਨਵਾਜ਼ ਤੇ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਦੀ ਪਾਰਟੀ ਦੇ ਬਹੁਤ ਸਾਰੇ ਸਮਰਥਕ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਦੇ ਨਾਲ ਹਨ। ਪਾਕਿਸਤਾਨ ਦੀ ਇੱਕ ਅਦਾਲਤ ਨੇ […]

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Canada’s Trudeau dons bulletproof vest for campaign event, CBC cites threat

Mississauga (Toronto) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau donned a bulletproof vest for an election campaign rally on Saturday, a Reuters eyewitness said, and the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. cited sources saying a security threat had been received. Pictures taken by Reuters photographer Stephane Mahe at the event in the Ontario city of Mississauga outside Toronto showed […]

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Pope Francis to declare Indian nun Mariam Thresia a saint

Vatican City Pope Francis will declare Indian nun Mariam Thresia a saint on Sunday at a ceremony at the Vatican City, which would be attended by Minister of State for External Affairs V Muraleedharan. Mariam Thresia, who founded the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family in Thrissur in May 1914, will be raised […]

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Pak PM removes Maleeha from UN; tainted Munir Akram to take over

United Nations Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has abruptly removed his country’s Permanent Representative Maleeha Lodhi after failing to make headway in his Kashmir campaign at the General Assembly’s high-level meeting. Pakistani media reported on Monday that she will be replaced by Munir Akram, who had done a stint as the permanent representative. Akram was […]

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Pak-Hindu girl death: Judge reluctant to hold judicial probe

Islamabad A district and sessions judge appeared reluctant to hold a judicial inquiry into the death of a Pakistani Hindu medical girl student who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her hostel room. Official sources told Dawn on Sunday that Home Secretary Abdul Kabeer Kazi has been informed by the police about sessions judge’s […]