Wednesday , April 14 2021

WORLD

France to join India’s Indo-Pacific oceans initiative, aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle to exercise with Indian Navy

New Delhi: Even as India and France strengthen ties, Paris has agreed to join New Delhi’s Indo-Pacific Oceans’ Initiative (IPOI).  IPOI was proposed by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the East Asia Summit in November 2019. The development comes even as French Foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is on ...

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25 Chinese warplanes enter Taiwanese air defence zone in biggest incursion so far

Taipei: Taiwan has reported the biggest incursion by Chinese warplanes as over two dozen Chinese aircrafts entered the Taiwanese air defence zone on Monday. In the People’s Liberation Army Air Force’s (PLAAF) biggest incursion so far this year, 22 warplanes, including 14 Shenyang J-16 fighter jets, four Chengdu J-10 fighters, ...

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Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan goons force cops to chant religious slogans, activist term it state failure

Islamabad: In what has been described as a state failure, “goons” from far-right Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) gheraoed police personnel in Lahore city of Pakistan on Tuesday and forced them to chant religious slogans. A video of the incident has been circulating on social media. In the video, dozens of men ...

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Women marginalized in Pakistan, no such thing as human rights for minorities

Islamabad: US State Department has issued its report on human rights conditions in different countries across the world. It has also discussed Pakistan, in terms of different issues including human rights violation, freedom of expression, the plight of minorities, militancy, and other issues. In the chapter on Pakistan, the report ...

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Amid rising violence in Pakistan, New Delhi concerned about safety of Indian-Sikh pilgrims

New Delhi: Amid rising violence in Pakistan, the government is concerned about the safety of Indian Sikh Pilgrims in the neighbouring country for Baisakhi celebrations.  Top sources in Delhi told Zee News that the Indian govt is continuously monitoring the situation and is in touch with the Pakistani authorities for ...

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