Counter-terror center did not evaluate Afghan evacuees before they entered US: Report

Washington [US], February 17 (ANI): Afghans evacuated to the US during the Taliban conquest of Afghanistan last summer were not fully vetted by the National Counter-Terrorism Center (NCTC) before arrival, a new report revealed on Thursda ...

Read
Thursday, 17 February 2022
Worcestershire rope in Pakistan batter Azhar Ali for County Championship

Worcestershire [UK], February 17 (ANI): Worcestershire have signed Pakistan batter Azhar Ali for the entire 2022 County Championship campaign. The Pakistan Test opener has played 91 Tests for his country spanning 11 years since making ...

Read
Thursday, 17 February 2022
BSF seizes 7 more Pakistan fishing boats from Gujarat’s Bhuj

New Delhi, [India], February 17 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday seized seven more Pakistani fishing boats in the general area of Harami Nalla in the Creek area in Gujarat’s Bhuj. These boats were seized at about 12 n ...

Read
Thursday, 17 February 2022
Pakistan struggling to introduce itself as welfare state, says Awami National Party

Islamabad [Pakistan], February 17 (ANI): Leaders of the Awami National Party and the Pashtun Student Federation said that even after 76 years, the democratic forces were still struggling to introduce the country as a welfare state, accor ...

Read
Thursday, 17 February 2022
Canada threatens to freeze pro-Trump bank accounts

?You should be worried,? justice minister tells conservatives who donated to trucker protests Canada’s Justice Minister David Lametti has told supporters of Donald Trump who donated to the ongoing Freedom Convoy trucker protests that t ...

Read
Thursday, 17 February 2022
Facebook reveals anti-disinfo tool for presidential election

Meta announced Agence France-Presse (AFP) will act as its fact-checking and disinformation watchdog Weeks before the first round of France’s presidential election, US tech giant Meta has announced a set of new initiatives for combating ...

Read
Thursday, 17 February 2022
NIIT Ltd. announces initiatives to strengthen the future ready talent pool in India

New Delhi [India], February 16 (ANI/BusinessWire India): NIIT Limited, a leading global talent development organisation, today announced initiatives to widen India’s talent pool in support of the Government of India’s plans for skilling ...

Read
Wednesday, 16 February 2022
New Global Growth Programme launched to Incentivise Trade and Investment to and from the UK

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India]/West Midlands [UK], February 16 (ANI/BusinessWire India): The West Midlands Global Growth Programme, a new Government-backed incentive package to bolster trade and investment between the West Midlands and glo ...

Read
Wednesday, 16 February 2022
EU makes new threat to Russia

On Tuesday, Russian MPs asked Putin to recognize the breakaway regions in east Ukraine The EU could impose economic measures on Russia if Moscow opts to recognize the self-proclaimed Donetsk (DPR) and Lugansk (LPR) People’s Republics a ...

Read
Wednesday, 16 February 2022
NATO gives new estimate on Russian troop numbers

Secretary General Stoltenberg says figure is still growing, despite claims of withdrawal NATO is unable to produce an exact figure of Russian troops stationed on the border with Ukraine, but it has significantly increased from a previo ...

Read
Wednesday, 16 February 2022
Violence against women surges in Pakistan as officials arrest two for abducting, selling women

Lahore [Pakistan], February 16 (ANI): Violence against women is on the surge in Pakistan as officials in Lahore have arrested the two people involved in the abduction of girls and selling them in other provinces, reported local media. ...

Read
Wednesday, 16 February 2022
Maintain calm, travel back to India on commercial flights: Indian embassy in Kyiv

Kyiv [Ukraine], February 16 (ANI): The Indian embassy in Kyiv on Wednesday advised its citizens to maintain calm and not give rise to panic amid the ongoing tensions between Ukraine and Russia. Answering some frequently asked questions ...

Read
Wednesday, 16 February 2022