Islamabad [Pakistan], April 18 (ANI): In the aftermath of a violent protest by the radical Islamist party Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), Husain Haqqani, a former Pakistani ambassador to the US, has said that TLP is playing politics over the Muhammad cartoons.
New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): A petition has been filed on Saturday before the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Union of India (UOI) and other authorities to initiate necessary guidelines and effective steps ensuring adherence to COVID-19 guidelines in the ongoing assembly elections and the Kumbh Mela.
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 18 (ANI): Following the series of violent protests by the radical Islamist party, the provincial government in Pakistan's Punjab on Saturday placed Saad Rizvi, the chief of the banned party Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), on the country's fourth schedule of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA), Geo News reports.
New Delhi [India], April 17 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the West Bengal Chief Secretary to submit a detailed compliance report on the plight of the residents of Sundarbans, where two investigation reports have been received from B B Mishra, Special Rapporteur of the NHRC, East Zone.
Manila [Philippines], April 17 (ANI): As Chinese coast guard ships continue to amass near a disputed reef in the South China Sea, Philippines lawmakers and foreign policy experts called on the country's President Rodrigo Duterte to end the "policy of subservience" towards Beijing.
Panaji/Mumbai (Goa/Maharashtra) [India], April 17 (ANI/NewsVoir): Everyone has seen the worst phase of their life for last one year due to coronavirus outburst. The on-going worldwide medical crisis has endangered humanity but there is always a ray of hope. Our real unsung heroes - the COVID warriors are that hope who fought for us valiantly with courage and determination ascertaining safety of human fraternity. It is important that we recognize those who have fought valiantly in these trying times and have served the humanity.
Islamabad [Pakistan], April 17 (ANI): Pakistan opposition on Friday blasted Imran Khan government in the National Assembly for signing an "illogical" agreement with the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) last year about the expulsion of French ambassador from the country and severing of trade relations with France over the publication of blasphemous sketches in the magazine Charlie Hebdo.
New Delhi [India], April 17 (ANI): A Noida-based lawyer has filed a petition in the Supreme Court seeking immediate strict directions to the Central government and Uttarakhand government to withdraw all the advertisements inviting people to Haridwar for "Kumbh Mela" keeping in view the facts and figures of COVID-19 pandemic.
New Delhi [India], April 16 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in its Apex Council meeting on Friday decided to send a legal team to look into the administrative activities of the Bihar Cricket Association apart from issuing a warning letter to the president after the state body refused to pay heed to the board's warning to not host the Bihar Cricket League (BCL).