Trump blocks $255 million military aid, makes Pakistan pay for “lies deceit”

Posted by - January 2, 2018

WASHINGTON: The United States has suspended its $255 million military aid to Pakistan for now, the White House has confirmed, saying the fate of such assistance will depend on Islamabad’s response to terrorism on its soil. The confirmation comes on the same day when US President Donald Trump accused Pakistan of giving nothing to the US+ but

Triple talaq bill to be tabled in Rajya Sabha today

Posted by - January 2, 2018

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 seeking to criminalise instant divorce, triple talaq, is set to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha on Today. The Bill, last week, was passed in the Lok Sabha with most of the leading parties in the Opposition, including the Congress, voting in favour, but with caveats. It was passed

UP government plans another push for tourism

Posted by - January 2, 2018

LUCKNOW: Planning another push for tourism, the UP government proposes to set up Mahabharata, Krishna, Jain, Sufi and other circuits in the state. With UP claiming the second position in terms of domestic arrivals and third in foreign tourist arrivals, the Yogi government has proposed nine new circuits in the state.  In the Mahabharata circuit,