Pakistan Defence Minister turns down speculations of new Prime Minister

Lahore [Pakistan], July 22 : Pakistan Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif on Saturday said that the talk of appointing a new Prime Minister is just a speculation. His statement comes...

Jul 21, 2017 11:58 PM | Newsscroll

Mithali expecting plenty of runs at Lord's

London, July 22 Mithali Raj is predicting plenty of runs at Lord's where India take on hosts England in a mouth- watering Women's World Cup final here tomorrow.Both sides have impressed with the bat...

Jul 22, 2017 9:51 PM | Newsscroll

Kashmir issue: Cong rejects Farooq's third-party intervention

proposalNew Delhi, Jul 22 A day after Farooq Abdullah suggested third-party mediation to resolve the Kashmir issue, a high-level policy-planning group of the Congress for Jammu and Kashmir today...

Jul 22, 2017 9:49 PM | Newsscroll

RSS questions Rahul about what Cong. has done to resolve Kashmir issue

New Delhi [India], July 22 : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Saturday hit out at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi for cornering the Centre over the Jammu and Kashmir unrest and...

Jul 21, 2017 10:55 PM | Newsscroll

Past failures have not been deterrent: Oltmans

Bengaluru, Jul 22 India hockey coach Roelant Oltmans today said failures of the past in some major tournaments have not been a deterrent in his quest to make the national team world class."After I...

Jul 22, 2017 9:35 PM | Newsscroll

Taliban claims chief's son killed, Afghan says, they are in Pakistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], July 22 : The Afghan government officials has dismissed the claims by the Taliban that the elder son of group's chief Mullah Hebatullah Akhundzada has died while carrying...

Jul 21, 2017 7:52 PM | Newsscroll

Sharif's def minister to replace him in case of conviction ?

By M Zulqernain and Sajjad HussainLahore/Islamabad, Jul 22 Pakistan's Defence Minister Khawaja Asif today emerged as the "most potential candidate" to replace beleaguered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif...

Jul 22, 2017 6:17 PM | Newsscroll

Pakistani inmate asks court to suspend practice of hanging

Islamabad, Jul 22 A defense lawyer says a Pakistani death-row inmate has requested that a court suspend the "un- Islamic" practice of hanging prisoners because it is "too painful."Mohammad Khursheed...

Jul 22, 2017 6:17 PM | Newsscroll

Mehbooba dismisses Farooq's statement on third party mediation

(Eds: Inserting para two, some minor changes)Srinagar, Jul 22 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today dismissed suggestions that the US, China or any other country should mediate in...

Jul 22, 2017 5:48 PM | Newsscroll

Ready to probe 2011 WC final if Ranatunga provides evidence: Lanka sports minister

New Delhi [India], July 22 :Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Dayasiri Jayasekera has said he is ready to order a probe of the 2011 men's World Cup final between his country and India if former...

Jul 21, 2017 5:43 PM | Newsscroll