Fugitive Thai ex-PM Yingluck in Dubai, aiming for UK: junta

sourceBangkok, Aug 26 Fugitive former Thai premier Yingluck Shinawatra is in Dubai and may try to seek asylum in the UK, a junta source said today, after fleeing the country to avoid a court ruling...

Aug 26, 2017 3:06 PM | Newsscroll

Over 10,000 transgender people in Pakistan: census

By Sajjad HussainIslamabad, Aug 26 Pakistan has over 10,000 transgender population, with 64.4 per cent of them living in the country's largest Punjab province, according to provisional census...

Aug 26, 2017 1:45 PM | Newsscroll

Sharif family files petition to review Supreme Court's Panamagate verdict

Islamabad [Pakistan], August 26 : The family of former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif has filed a review petition against the Supreme Court's July 28 verdict, which disqualified him from...

Aug 25, 2017 2:17 PM | Newsscroll

Digest for international stories for week Aug 19 - Aug 25,

2017SaturdayBeirut: The Islamic State group today claimed responsibility for deadly attacks in Spain and stabbings in Russia, in statements carried by the jihadists' propaganda agency.Karachi: Ruth...

Aug 26, 2017 11:48 AM | Newsscroll

Digest for domestic stories for week Aug 19 - Aug 25, 2017

SaturdayKhatauli/New Delhi: Fourteen coaches of the high-speed Utkal Express today jumped the rails, with one of them crashing into a house adjacent to the track near Khatauli in UP this evening,...

Aug 26, 2017 11:38 AM | Newsscroll

Haryana unrest should not be politicised: MoS P.P. Chaudhary

New Delhi [India], Aug 26 : Minister of State for Law and Justice P.P. Chaudhary on Saturday appealed to all the political parties and their leaders not to politicise the unrest in Haryana...

Aug 25, 2017 10:12 AM | Newsscroll

Samsung heir sentenced to five years in prison

Seoul [South Korea] August 26 : Samsung's heir Lee Jae-yong has been sentenced to five years in prison for crimes including offering bribes and perjury. The billionaire, South Korea's...

Aug 25, 2017 7:37 AM | Newsscroll

Triple talaq petitioner faces social boycott in Kolkata

Kolkata (West Bengal)[India], Aug 26 : A triple talaq petitioner, Ishrat Jahan has been facing social boycott in Kolkata following the Supreme Court struck down the Islamic practice of...

Aug 25, 2017 5:39 AM | Newsscroll

BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj defends Dera chief

New Delhi, Aug 25 Controversial BJP leader Sakshi Maharaj today came to the defence of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, describing as a "simple person" the self-styled godman who was...

Aug 25, 2017 11:48 PM | Newsscroll

Outgoing CJI Khehar credits his father for success

New Delhi [India], Aug 25 : The Chief Justice of India (CJI) J. S Khehar, who will demit his office on 27th August, Sunday, today in his farewell speech, remembered his parents, teachers and...

Aug 25, 2017 12:30 AM | Newsscroll