160 year old temple reopened at Pakistan

Peshawar: Historic 160-year-old temple at Peshawar in northwest Pakistan was reopened based on a courts order for the minority community. The temple had been remained closed for 60 long years. The Goraknath temple at Gor Khatri, was reopened after Phool Wati, the daughter of the shrine’s cleric, send a petition to the

7th billion baby born

Manila: The world embraces the world seventh billion baby – a Philipino girl born at a packed government-run hospital. Weighing 2.5 kilos (5.5 pounds), Danica May

Pak grateful towards India for UNSC

Karachi: Pakistan recognized the significant role India played, in supporting Pakistan’s successful bid to become a non-permanent member of the powerful UN Security Council. Islamabad’s envoy to the world body Abdullah Hussain Haroon said, “Many of

Prince Nayef new heir to throne

Riyad: Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz, the current interior minister has been declared as the next heir to Saudi Arabia’s throne. He will succeed Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz, who died last week in New York City and was buried at Riyad. The royal court statement, was read out on state television

Ennahda party wins Tunisian election

Tunis: Tunisia’s Islamist Ennahda party toppled longtime ruler Zine el Abidine Ben Ali and won the Tunisian elections with 41.5 per cent of votes cast. The party obtained 90 seats in a new 217-member assembly that will rewrite the constitution, appoint a president and form a caretaker government, elections chief Kamel Jendoubi announced in Tunis on Thursday

Gaddafi’s son to surrender

Tripoli: Saif al-Islam Gaddafi has decided to surrender before the International Court of Justice, NTC officials said. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi once vowed to die fighting on Libyan soil. Some say he wants to avoid the same fate his father faced. An official of the ruling

EU arrives at Greece bail out decision

Athens: Greece grasps onto the last straw. European leaders have decided to extend a helping hand to pull up sinking Greece from acute poverty. The leaders agreed this morning on a crucial plan to reduce Greece’s debts and provide it with more rescue loans so that the faltering country can eventually dig out from under its debt burden

1st Indian American to head US think tank

Washington: Neera Tanden, would be the first Indian American to head the major American think-tank – Center for American Progress, which is based at Washington DC. Tanden will succeed the founder and president of CAP, John Podesta, President Clinton’s former chief of staff and the head of President Obama’s transition team

Bangkok to remain flooded

Bangkok: Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra warned that parts of Bangkok could remain flooded for almost a month. The authorities have called off the special five-day

POK High Court Judge shot and injured

Islamabad: The Chief Justice of Pak-occupied Kashmir’s High Court, Ghulam Mustafa Mughal, was shot by an anonymous gunman while he was taking an evening walk at Muzaffarabad. The injured judge was rushed to the hospital.The Chief Justice was shot while he was on an evening stroll at a university recreation ground, 120 kilometres