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Pak’s newly-elected National Assembly to meet tomorrow to elect next PM

Pakistan’s newly-elected National Assembly will meet tomorrow to elect the prime minister, as cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan’s victory has become almost certain after a rift emerged in the grand opposition alliance over the candidature of PML-N chief Shahbaz Sharif. Khan, the chairman of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz […]

US Treasury Dept announced sanctions on Chinese, Russian companies for violating economic embargo on North Korea

The US Treasury Department has announced sanctions on Chinese and Russian companies for violating the economic embargo on North Korea. The Treasury Department said the companies in China and Singapore were exporting alcohol, tobacco, and cigarette products to North Korea in violation of UN Security Council sanctions. The Russian company […]

48 killed in Kabul by suicide bomber

In Afghanistan, a suicide bomber targeted students preparing for university exams in a Shiite neighbourhood of Kabul today, killing at least 48 people and wounding 67. The bomber detonated his explosives inside a private building in the Dasht-i Barcha area of Kabul where a group of young Shiite men and […]

Centre tells SC that the creamy layer principle cannot be applied to deny quota to SC/ST employees in promotion in govt jobs

The Centre today told the Supreme Court that the creamy layer concept cannot be applied to deny benefits of quota in promotions to government employees of SC/ST community. Attorney General K K Venugopal told a five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra, that there is no judgment which […]