Pakistan opposes India-US nuclear deal, says it is detrimental to stability in South Asia

Islamabad: Pakistan on Tuesday said it opposed a new nuclear deal signed between the US and India during a recent trip to New Delhi by President Barak Obama, saying it was detrimental to stability in South Asia.
The US and India reached an agreement Sunday during Obama’s visit to New…


Uphold religious freedom, Obama urges India

India will succeed as long as it is not splintered along religious lines, U.S. President Barack Obama said here on Tuesday while addressing an audience of students and other invitees at the end of his visit to India.
His words, along with a pointed reference to Article 25 of the Indian…

Kenji Goto: Abe condemns ‘despicable’ IS hostage video

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said a new Islamic State (IS) video threatening to kill hostage Kenji Goto within 24 hours is “despicable”.
In the footage a voice believed to be Mr Goto says he and a Jordanian pilot will be killed unless Jordan frees an Iraqi woman held…


Rahul enters Delhi poll campaign with a road show

New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi added ‘a roof over every head’ to his party’s promises of low-cost water and electricity in what is being viewed as his answer to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s dream of a slum-free Delhi by 2022 during his maiden attempt…


Apple records highest quarterly profit in Corporate history

Profit of $18 billion was the biggest ever reported by a public company, worldwide.

Apple Inc quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations with record sales of big-screen iPhones in the holiday shopping season and a 70 per cent rise in China sales, powering the company to the largest…


Oil price ‘too low’: Saudi Aramco chief

Riyadh: World oil prices have fallen too far, the president of state-owned energy giant Saudi Aramco said Tuesday, stressing it was for the market not OPEC producers to shore them up.
“It’s too low for everybody,” Khalid al-Falih told a conference.
“I think even consumers…


President Obama warns India over religious division

New Delhi: Drawing on his own experience as a minority in the United States, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked India to fulfill its constitution’s pledge to uphold the “dignity of the individual,” as he closed out a three-day visit to New Delhi.
Obama said that while he has had ext…