Pak PM Shehbaz Sharif’s Cabinet takes oath

By Sajjad Hussain Islamabad, Apr 19 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif’s 34-member Cabinet was sworn in on Tuesday after several days of delay, with Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani administering the oath to new ministers as President Arif Alvi did not attend the ceremony. The ceremony was scheduled to be held on Monday, but President Alvi […]

21 Sri Lankan Tamil refugees land in Rameswaram

Chennai, April 10 (BPNS) 21 Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka have reached Rameswaram during the early morning hours of Sunday. The refugees were found at a sand mound at Dhanushkodi near Rameswaram. Indian Coast Guard and Tamil Nadu Marine police took them into custody and they are being interrogated at the Mandapam police station. Mandapam […]

Pak PM Imran Khan summons NSC meeting ahead of no confidence vote

Islamabad, Mar 31 (PTI)  Pakistan’s embattled Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday summoned a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC), the highest forum for discussion on security issues, a day after he effectively lost majority in Parliament after a key partner of the ruling coalition joined the ranks of the Opposition which had tabled […]

Three Indian fishermen from TN arrested by Lankan Navy

Chennai, March 31 (BPNS) Three Indian fishermen hailing from Pudukottai in Tamil Nadu were arrested by Sri Lankan navy on Wednesday late night for crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) and fishing in Sri Lankan waters.  In a statement on Thursday, Tamil Nadu fisheries department said that apart from arresting the three fishermen, the […]