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Rupee falls 9% to 70.55 against US dollar in early trade

With the rising price of crude oils, rupee falls by 9 percent to 70.55 percent in early trade at the interbank foreign market on foreign funds outflow. Foreign dealers said that there is a fresh demand from the American currency from importers amid rising in crude oil prices weighed on the domestic unit. After the rise, the rupee opened lower at 70.50 per dollar and dropped further to quote at 70.55, 9 paise over its previous close. On Monday the local unit snapped the four days rising streak and dropped…

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It’s time for Pakistan to get on board with peace process in South Asia: United States

U.S Defence Secretary James Mattis said in a conference that Pakistan must take on a substantive role in peace talks with the Taliban if the war in neighboring Afghanistan is to be ended. While addressing the conference he said that it is the right time for everyone to support the efforts of the UN, efforts of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and all those who are trying to maintain peace in South Asia. He said that “The United States and Indian Prime Minister have overcome hesitation of history carrying forward…

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50 killed, more than 70 injured by terrorist attack in Kabul

About 50 people were killed with 70 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself in the Afghan Capital Kabul on Tuesday, three government officials aware of the matter said. The official said, “A suicide bomber detonated his explosives inside a wedding hall where Islamic religious scholars had gathered to commemorate the anniversary of the Prophet Mohammad’s birth”. The attack took place in the Uranus Wedding hall nearby Kabul airport where an attacker entered the hall and blew himself. A spokesman of the Kabul police, Basir Mujahid talked about the…

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Donald Trump troll Pakistan over Bin Laden, said they never told us he was there. Fools!

United States President Donald Trump said on Monday that Al-Qaeda Chief Osama Bin Laden could have been captured earlier but Pakistan never told us that he was living there. Fools! While talking to Fox News Sunday, Donald Trump said, “Of course, we should have Captured Osama Bin Laden long before we did. President Clinton famously missed his shot. We paid Pakistan Billions of dollars and they never told us he was living there. Fools”. On 2010, Osama Bin Laden was killed by the US Navy operation in Pakistan’s city Abbottabad…

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Jamal Khashoggi’s case: Five officials seek death penalty, 6 other indicted investigations

The growing international outcry on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi have led to the death penalty on the five officials by Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor and six other members were indicted for killing the journalist. Shaalan al-Shaalan, Saudi Arabia’s deputy prosecutor and the spokesman said, “The public prosecutor has requested the death penalty for 5 individuals who are charged with ordering and committing the crime and for the appropriate sentences for the other indicted individuals”. Shaalan said that Jamal Khashoggi was being drugged in overdose and then dismembered followed by…

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The country faced dangerous power vacuum, could turn into bloodbath, said Sri Lanka’s speaker

Soon after Sri Lanka gets its new president Mahindra Rajapakse, the country is witnessing the violence and the parliament speaker said that the political crisis could turn into the bloodbath in future as the country is right now facing a dangerous power vacuum. The outrage among the mass begins when the president Maithripala Sirisena dismissed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe on Friday and instead appointed former strongman Mahindra Rajapakse. The appointment of the Prime Minister is done without proving any majority on the parliament which lead the dispute of former PM…

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Indonesian flight carrying 189 crashes into sea minutes after take-off

An Indonesian flight carrying 189 passengers’ crashes into the sea on Monday just after the 13 minutes of the take-off as confirmed by an official. The Indonesian flight is owned by a private company of Indonesia, Lion Air and plane which is believed to be crash down is Boeing 737 MAX 8. It took off from Indonesian capital, Jakarta around 6.20 am and schedule to be land in Pangkal Pinang around 7.20 am but lost its contact moment after the takeoff. The news is confirmed when a tugboat saw the…

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Highlights of PM Modi’s visit to Japan, will be given private home

The much-awaited bilateral meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe will be held on October 28-29 and this time PM Modi will get back what he served Japan’s PM last year in Ahmedabad. During the visit, PM Modi will have a private dinner, visit at the lake house and flourish the personal ties between both countries. PM Modi’s visit to Japan is the third one after the first meet in 2014 and another in 2016. Besides the one to one talk, both the PM also meet…

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India’s connection with Jamal Khashoggi

Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s murder has grabbed the international attention recently which led to high tension between Saudi Arabia and Turkey. He was murdered in Istanbul and the tension prevailed for many days thus leading the higher delegates of Saudi Arabia to boycott the important conference in the country. However, very few were aware of the Indian connection of Jamal Khashoggi who is the nephew of Adnan Khashoggi. Adnan was a rich arm dealer and is in touch with the former Indian Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar and Chandraswami who…

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Pakistan gets $6 billion loan from Saudi Arabia to tackle economic crisis

Pakistan government gets the relief of $6 billion in loans from Saudi Arabia to combat the situation of economic crisis in the country. The loan amount of $3 billion is in foreign currency for a time period of 1 year while another $3 Billion is extended in deferred payment. The loan received by Saudi Arabia will help in the reducing the bailout for Pakistan from the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The agreement between the two countries is done on the Saudi investment conference which was boycotted by several leaders to…

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