Monday, December 17, 2018
New Delhi:You may have bought a Mega Millions lottery ticket with dreams of becoming a billionaire.It turns out many individuals are reaching that level of wealth the old-fashioned way.The total number of billionaires is growing, both in the U.S. and elsewhere, reaching 2,158 individuals worldwide in 2017, a new...
Islamabad: Pakistan's Supreme Court accepted the 2015 appeal filed by Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death on blasphemy charges. Court sets aside her death sentence- Dawn reported. A three-judge bench of the Supreme Court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar set aside the appeal, challenging...
New Delhi:Pakistan’s new government has been in a mad dash to attract foreign aid and investment—most notably from Saudi Arabia—to offset a widening current account deficit, rising foreign debt repayment obligations, and avert a balance of payments crisis. Pakistan’s external financing needs will approach or exceed $30 billion this...
Jeddah: Weam Al-Dakheel is a Saudi Arabian journalist who has been operations manager for Saudi TV at the Saudi Broadcasting Authority since January 2018. Previously, she worked as a news presenter at Al-Arab News Channel, based in Bahrain, for two years and eight months between 2014 and 2017. Weam...
Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday said he wants to stop the subsidies that growing economies like India and China have been receiving as he wants the US, which he considers as a “developing nation”, to grow faster than any other nation.Addressing a fundraiser event in the Fargo...
New York: Consuming high amounts of carbohydrates and sugar prior to treatment for head and neck cancer may increase the patients' risks of cancer recurrence and mortality, a new study reports. Patients who consumed the most total carbohydrates and sugars -- in the form of sucrose, fructose, lactose and maltose...
ISTANBUL :– Turkey’s national electoral board has pronounced incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the winner of the country’s presidential election with an “absolute majority” of valid votes. Speaking early Monday, the head of the Supreme Election Council said 97.7 percent of votes had been counted. Sadi Guven said the...
Islamabad:- A Pakistani man who mistakenly crossed into India in 2007 and was caught by the Border Security Force (BSF) has returned home after 11 years in detention, a media report said on Sunday. Muhammad Yaseen, 45, received a warm welcome upon his arrival at his village of Chaahal in...
Washington:- The US is in discussions with India and other countries to help them identify and avoid engaging with Russia in what it sees as a potentially sanctionable activity, a senior US official has said amid New Delhi’s  plan to purchase air defence missile systems from Moscow. US President Donald...
New Delhi:The Saudi crown Mohammed bin Salman said the Palestinian leadership should accept whatever peace terms are offered by the United States and stop complaining, according to reports based on an Israeli diplomatic cable and Israeli and American sources. The Saudi crown prince also heavily criticised the Palestinian leadership, including...