Messi-led Argentina cancels friendly match with Israel after outcry

Messi-led Argentina cancels friendly match with Israel after outcry

In the face of worldwide outcry over violence against innocent Palestinians in Gaza, Argentina has decided to pull out of soccer match against Israel, days before Lionel Messi and other players were scheduled to land in Jerusalem, media reports said Tuesday. The match, South Americans’ final warm up game before the World Cup in Russia […]

Lashkar claims responsibility for Hajin army camp attack

Lashkar claims responsibility for Hajin army camp attack

Militant outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba today claimed responsibility for the attack on an army camp at Hajin area of Bandipora district in north Kashmir. In a statement issued to GNS, Lashkar-e-Toiba spokesman Dr Abdullah Ghaznavi said that the outfit carried out the ‘fidayeen attack’ on army camp in Hajin. “Three Indian army men were killed and several […]

Saudi Arabia bans produce from Kerala over Nipah virus scare

Saudi Arabia bans produce from Kerala over Nipah virus scare

Saudi Arabia has banned frozen and processed fruit and vegetable imports from Kerala amid concerns over the deadly Nipah virus outbreak, reports said. The Nipah virus itself can cause encephalitis – a dangerous swelling of the brain – and common symptoms vary from none to elevated fevers, cough, headache, shortness of breath and confusion, the […]

World Bank wants Pakistan to accept ‘neutral expert’ in dam dispute

World Bank wants Pakistan to accept ‘neutral expert’ in dam dispute

The World Bank has asked Pakistan to stand down from pursuing its stand of referring the Kishanganga dam dispute to the International Court of Arbitration (ICA) and instead accept India’s offer of appointing a “neutral expert”, the Dawn reported. In a fresh communication last week, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim advised the government to withdraw from […]

50 nations ‘curbing plastic pollution’

Fifty nations are now taking action to reduce plastic pollution, a UN report released on Tuesday said. It revealed that the Galapagos will ban single-use plastics, Sri Lanka will ban styrofoam and China is insisting on biodegradable bags, reports the BBC. In many developing countries, plastic bags are causing floods by blocking drains, or they […]

ISIS: The new emerging threat for Pakistan

ISIS: The new emerging threat for Pakistan

The Islamic State, generally known as Daesh, has raised new serious security challenge for Pakistan where over the years the form, tactics and nature of terrorism has been changed, Pak media reported. “The emergence of Daesh in close proximity to Pakistan has raised new internal security challenges. The potential for spillover in Pakistan with the […]

Fight over WhatsApp message turns fatal in Haryana’s Sonepat; Group admin killed, 3 injured

Fight over WhatsApp message turns fatal in Haryana’s Sonepat; Group admin killed, 3 injured

A fight over a message on WhatsApp group in Sonepat, Haryana turned fatal after a 28-year-old man was killed and three of his brothers were injured, reports said. The victim, identified as Luv, was reportedly beaten to death for accidentally sharing photographs on a WhatsApp group chat. As per the victim’s brother, Luv had shared […]

Indian Constitution in danger: Goa’s Archbishop

Indian Constitution in danger: Goa’s Archbishop

Goa’s Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao warned that the “the Indian Constitution is in danger” and that “a kind of monoculturalism” has gripped the country. In his annual pastoral letter for 2018-19, which was released Sunday, Ferrao wrote: “It is advisable that the lay faithful play an active role in the political field; they should, however, […]

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