• Pakistan, Jordan to boost cooperation in trade, education
Pakistan, Jordan to boost cooperation in trade, education

King Abdullah II of Jordan appreciated Pakistan's stance regarding the resolution of challenges faced by Muslim Ummah. The Jordan's Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Lieutenant General Mahmoud Freihat and other Jordanian officials also participated in the meeting while the Federal Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir, the Foreign Secretary Tehmina Jan...

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  • Not naive about North Korea: Minister
Not naive about North Korea: Minister

The United Nations bans sending luxury items to North Korea or to North Korean nationals. It will be the first time North Korea has attended an Olympics in the South, after they boycotted the 1988 Summer Games in Seoul. Naturally, with the attendance of its ceremonial head of state, Kim Yong Nam , Pyongyang wants the global audience to belie...

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  • Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull Confronts Scandal Over Deputy's Extramarital Affair
Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull Confronts Scandal Over Deputy's Extramarital Affair

Aussie Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce and former staffer Vikki Campion are having a baby. Deputy Prime Minister Joyce's ex-wife Natalie spoke out after the news broke on Wednesday, admitting she's "devastated", and now the prime minister has sympathised with her - and said he's "very conscious of the distress" the ordeal has caused her.

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  • Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea
Pence Hints At 'Toughest' Economic Sanctions Yet Against North Korea

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet North Korean government delegates to the PyeongChang Olympic Games this week, his office said on Thursday. "It is significant that the delegation also includes Kim Yo Jong, who is Chairman Kim Jong Un's sister and holds an important position in the Workers' Party of Korea", the country's Unification ...

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  • Russian athletes have appeal to compete in Winter Olympics dismissed
Russian athletes have appeal to compete in Winter Olympics dismissed

Expectations are sky-high for an array of stars at Pyeongchang, including American skiers Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn, while the drama in figure skating centres on whether Japan's "Ice Prince" Yuzuru Hanyu can recover from injury to retain his crown.

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  • US Lawmakers Seek Budget Breakthrough On Eve Of Shutdown Deadline
US Lawmakers Seek Budget Breakthrough On Eve Of Shutdown Deadline

The Senate is expected to vote on, and pass, a budget compromise which was hammered out by leadership from both sides of the aisle. Defense spending would increase by $ 80 billion over current law in this fiscal year and $85 billion in the one that begins October 1.

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  • PM Modi Begins His 4-day Visit to Jordan, Palestine, UAE, Oman
PM Modi Begins His 4-day Visit to Jordan, Palestine, UAE, Oman

A fortnight before the board exams commence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to address the students of the country to discuss the importance of exams and why exams should be fun. During the visit, the Prime Minister will hold discussions on matters of mutual interest with their leaders, apart from participating in other events.

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  • The Senate's Blockbuster Spending Deal
The Senate's Blockbuster Spending Deal

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the agreement on the Senate floor and on Twitter Wednesday. "No one would suggest it is ideal, but we worked hard to find common ground and remained focused on serving the American people", said McConnell.

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  • Air Force officer arrested for allegedly spying for Pakistan's ISI
Air Force officer arrested for allegedly spying for Pakistan's ISI

He is accused of being honey trapped by an ISI agent who coaxed him to share sensitive information pertaining Indian Air Force. Sources told NDTV the ISI agent contacted the officer a few months ago and started chatting with him regularly.

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  • Pence to push S. Korea toward more hawkish N. Korea policy
Pence to push S. Korea toward more hawkish N. Korea policy

Iran warned South Korea's electronics giant Samsung of "repercussions" today after its delegation to the Winter Olympics was excluded from a handout of free top-of-the-range smartphones to participants. On Tuesday, a USA envoy said that Pyongyang is only a few months away from having a nuclear warhead that will have the capacity to strike the con...

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  • Bulls complete trade with Trail Blazers
Bulls complete trade with Trail Blazers

Vonleh has posted career averages of 3.9 points and 4.5 rebounds through 210 games (109 starts) with a career field goal percentage of.450. Vonleh, the No. Rakovic now plays in the Swiss Basketball League. He originally was drafted by Dallas in 2007 but never has played in the National Basketball Association.

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  • Utah Lawmaker Who Abruptly Quit Reportedly Paid For Sex
Utah Lawmaker Who Abruptly Quit Reportedly Paid For Sex

Stanard's lawyer, Walter Bugden, declined to comment on the allegations and didn't immediately respond to an email seeking comment on the hotel receipts. House Chief of Staff Greg Hartley confirmed the news with AP in a text message on Thursday night. The date and time of the messages indicate Stanard would have been texting her to arrange meetin...

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  • Light snow possible Friday night
Light snow possible Friday night

Rain still likely for Monday and Fat Tuesday . A mix of sun and clouds on Friday with highs in the mid 50s to low 60s with rain moving in late. Isolated showers are possible (20% coverage). Cloudy and colder tonight with a chance of light rain and snow flurries. Temperatures rise back into the lower 60s which is above normal.

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  • Jill Messick Family Calls out Rose McGowan, Harvey Weinstein in Blistering Statement
Jill Messick Family Calls out Rose McGowan, Harvey Weinstein in Blistering Statement

A scathing statement provided by her family's attorney criticized disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein , his vocal accuser McGowan and members of the media for their coverage of the #MeToo movement. They claimed that she had suffered with mental health issues. Daniel Franzese, who played Damian in the film, also paid tribute, writing on Tw...

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  • Taiwan rescue workers pull more bodies from quake rubble
Taiwan rescue workers pull more bodies from quake rubble

The Hong Kong couple , who are Canadian nationals, were registered at the hotel under the name Peter So. Taiwan authorities have turned down mainland China's offer of help while accepting Japanese assistance, following a 6.4 magnitude quake in the eastern coastal city of Hualian on Tuesday.

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  • NEET 2018 application form released at cbseneet
NEET 2018 application form released at cbseneet

The medical aspirants can now check the NEET 2018 notification from the official website www.cbseneet.nic.in. Follow these simple steps to download the application form, dates and exam details for CBSE NEET 2018 . Applicants must have have passed subjects biology/biotechnology, physics, chemistry, (Bi.PC) and English and obtained a minimum o...

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  • Winter Olympics qualification, proof Nigeria can do the impossible - Atiku
Winter Olympics qualification, proof Nigeria can do the impossible - Atiku

As Fogel put it to EW while walking the red carpet at the Director's Guild of America Awards last Saturday, "Russia's been banned from the Olympics technically , but of course, within the corruption of the International Olympic Committee, they've found their ways creatively around this ban to allow Russia in the Olympics".

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  • Cambodia Court Grants Bail To 7 Foreigners Held Over Dance Party
Cambodia Court Grants Bail To 7 Foreigners Held Over Dance Party

The others arrested were British nationals Vincent Hook, 35, Daniel Richard Leeming Jones, 30, Thomas Alexander Jeffries, 22, Billy Stevens, 21, and Paul Francis Harris, 32, as well as Job Robertus van der Wel, from the Netherlands, David Nikolaus Aleksandr Ballovarre, of Norway, and Canadians Jessica Drolet, 25, and Eden Koazoleas, 19.

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  • Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown
Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown

The deal also includes a bunch of other goodies, particularly for federal health care programs and the states and territories ravaged by hurricanes previous year. Senate Democrats eventually relented after McConnell promised to bring an immigration bill to the floor later. "It has required concessions, sometimes painful, by both sides", said ...

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  • Defense Secretary Mattis Says Military 'Dreamers' Protected
Defense Secretary Mattis Says Military 'Dreamers' Protected

Previously, officials said the military members' status wasn't clear. Under the DACA program put in place by former President Barack Obama, they were allowed to remain in the USA without fear of deportation, enroll in college, obtain driver's licenses and legally secure jobs.

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  • S.Korea seeks understanding for breaking NK sanctions
S.Korea seeks understanding for breaking NK sanctions

Everyone in North Korea is expected to do their bit for the military, with the regime imposing universal conscription for men and selective conscription for women. Citing a military spending boost signed by President Donald Trump a year ago, Pence said the United States will "continue to rebuild our military", and pledged to acquire the "nuclea...

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  • US Agencies Expecting Shutdown
US Agencies Expecting Shutdown

A group of hard-right House conservatives opposes the big budget deal emerging in Congress, but the group's leader says he expects it to pass anyway because of increases in defense and other spending that will appeal to many lawmakers. The White House budget office says the agreement lays the groundwork for full funding of the military, a top p...

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  • Cavs Send Isaiah Thomas To Lakers For Clarkson & Nance Jr
Cavs Send Isaiah Thomas To Lakers For Clarkson & Nance Jr

Thomas , who was traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers to the Los Angeles Lakers , was originally scheduled to be at Hec Edmundson Pavilion on February 15 for the Huskies' game against Utah. Thomas' offensive rating (97 points produced per 100 possessions) and defensive rating (116 points conceded per 100 possessions) are the worst numbers he's...

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  • Afridi's team victorious on Swiss Alps
Afridi's team victorious on Swiss Alps

The 39-year-old hit 74 runs off 34 deliveries to guide Afridi's Royals to a comfortable victory with 28 balls remaining. A game of cricket, on a synthetic wicket, being played on a frozen lake high up in the Swiss Alps by a group of stars with tens of thousands Test runs and thousands of wickets to their name.

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  • Khaleda Zia jailed for five years in corruption case
Khaleda Zia jailed for five years in corruption case

Bangladesh law says anyone imprisoned for more than two years can not run for office for the next five years, but Law Minister Anisul Huq said the final decision rests with the courts. Earlier, thousands of BNP leaders and activists escorted Zia's motorcade to court despite an overwhelming presence of security forces in the capital.

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