Fri, Mar 24, 2017 | updated 05:42 PM IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 20 (ANI): Pakistan President Mamnoon Hussain has given his approval to the much awaited Hindu Marriage Bill, 2017on the advice of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, turning it into a law.

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Washington [United States], Mar. 19 (ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to United States Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry has said that Washington does not desire to declare the former a 'state sponsor of terrorism' as the two countries want to continue their longstanding relationship.

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Kabul [Afghanistan], Mar. 19 (ANI): Afghanistan's security forces have arrested a spy chief of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group offshoot in Haska Mina district.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 19 (ANI): Expressing disappointment at being 'left out' of the national census, the Sikh community in Peshawar has said that they fear their community would not be adequately represented in Pakistan's first national headcount in 19 years.

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Dubai [U.A.E], Mar.19 (ANI): The Maldives government announced that the official visit of Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Male from March 18 had been postponed because of the spread of swine flu in the archipelago nation, however, highly placed sources say the reality is the Saudi King faced terror threats following which the visit was called off.

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New York [U.S.A.], Mar. 19 (ANI): Security officials got alerted after the driver of a car claimed to have a bomb in his vehicle as he drove up to the White House.

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N. Korea tests high-thrust missile engine

Updated: Mar 19, 2017 11:04 IST

Pyongyang [North Korea], Mar. 19 (ANI): North Korea has conducted a ground jet test of a newly developed high-thrust missile engine at its Tongchang-ri rocket launch station.

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New York [U.S.], Mar. 19 (ANI): Celebrated author J K Rowling has never been one to mince words, especially when it comes to Donald Trump, and the Harry Potter creator once again trained her witty guns on the President over his infamous 'awkward' photo-op with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 18(ANI): Two Indian Sufi clerics of Delhi's Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, who went missing in Pakistan have reached Karachi, are all set to return to India on March 20.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): United States President Donald Trump took to twitter to express his rant against the media, stating that despite its 'fake news' reports, his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel was 'GREAT'.

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New York [USA], Mar. 18(ANI): Ukrainian prosecutors want to question US President Donald Trump's former campaign chief in connection with a corruption probe and have made repeated requests for assistance from the American authorities.

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London [U.K.], Mar. 18 (ANI): A man has been shot dead after allegedly attempting to seize a gun from a soldier at Paris Orly airport.

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New York [USA], Mar. 18 (ANI): United Nations under-secretary general and the executive secretary of the commission, Rima Khalaf, resigned following row over a report on Israel which she authored.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 18 (ANI): Religious seminaries have outnumbered educational institutions in Islamabad as the federal government did not open any new school in the national capital during the last four years, but a number of madrassas cropped up.

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Peshawar [Pakistan], Mar. 18 (ANI): Outraged over their omission from the census, the Sikh community of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) is planning to stage a protest in the federal capital with protests already under way in different districts of the province.

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B'desh: RAB check post attacker shot dead

Updated: Mar 18, 2017 11:39 IST

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Mar. 18 (ANI): A person was shot dead after he tried to attack a check post of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) with explosives in Dhaka's Khilgaon area.

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Beijing [China], Mar. 18 (ANI): China and Saudi Arabia inked 14 cooperation deals in capacity and investment, nuclear energy, trade, finance, spaceflight, education, human resources and other fields while reaffirming their commitment to strengthening practical cooperation.

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Beijing [China], Mar. 18 (ANI): China has said Kashmir is the leftover issue from history that both India and Pakistan need to settle through dialogue while adding that its position on the issue is not affected by the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project.

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Washington D. C. [U.S.A.], Mar. 18 (ANI): A classified report delivered by the U.S. Justice Department to House and Senate investigators does not confirm President Donald Trump's allegations that the former president Barack Obama wiretapped him during last year's presidential campaign, CNN reported citing sources with knowledge of the classified report's contents.

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Islamabad [Pakistan], Mar. 18 (ANI): Pakistan Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani has termed the accord reached between political parties on the revival of military courts unfortunate, fearing that the term of extension might go beyond 2019.

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