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David Rockefeller, Philanthropist and Head of Chase Manhattan, Dies at 101

David Rockefeller, Philanthropist and Head of Chase Manhattan, Dies at 101

David Rockefeller, the banker and philanthropist with the fabled family name who controlled Chase Manhattan bank for more than a decade and wielded vast influence around the world even longer as he spread the gospel of American capitalism, died on Monday morning at his home in Pocantico Hills, N.Y. He was 101. A family spokesman, […]

Missing Cleric Was taken to place far from Karachi with face covered, says cleric Asif Nizami

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Missing Cleric Was taken to place far from Karachi with face covered, says cleric Asif Nizami

NEW DELHI(PTI): Syed Asif Nizami, one of the two Indian clerics who had gone missing in Pakistan, on Monday said they were not troubled and kept safely in a VIP room. “We went to the shrine of Baba Farid Ganj and Data Darbar to offer prayers. We were kept in VIP rooms and were not […]

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PM Theresa May starts UK tour before pulling Brexit trigger

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PM Theresa May starts UK tour before pulling Brexit trigger

London: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends a news conference during the EU Summit in Brussels on March 9.(Reuters Photo) Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Wales on Monday as part of a plan to engage with all the nations of the United Kingdom before she formally launches Britain’s departure from the European Union. May […]

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Pak memorial seeks security to mark Bhagat Singh’s anniversary

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Pak memorial seeks security to mark Bhagat Singh’s anniversary

Lahore: Shaheed Bhagat Singh(HT File Photo) Pakistan’s Bhagat Singh Memorial Foundation has filed a petition in the Lahore High Court seeking security to mark the death anniversary of Indian freedom fighter, citing threats from “religious extremists”. The foundation’s chairman advocate Imtiaz Rasheed Qureshi filed a writ petition on Saturday, contending that the organisers of the […]

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Airport shooting reignites security debate before French election

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Airport shooting reignites security debate before French election

Emergency services at Orly airport southern terminal after a shooting incident near Paris, France.(Reuters Photo) Police questioned and then released relatives of a man shot dead at a Paris airport, as investigators sought clues on why he attacked an army patrol in an incident that has pushed security to the forefront of France’s election campaign. […]

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Indian Americans protest outside White House, ask Trump to end hate

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Indian Americans protest outside White House, ask Trump to end hate

New Delhi: Indian American lawmakers Ami Ber, Pramila Jayapal and Ro Khanna along with top Democratic leader Congressman Joe Crowley attend a vigil at the US Capitol to honour victims of hate crime, including Indian Americans, in Washington on Friday. (PTI) Somya Sheshadri came to the United States from India when she was seven. A […]

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Now, hate crime in Australia? Indian Catholic priest stabbed in Melbourne church

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Now, hate crime in Australia? Indian Catholic priest stabbed in Melbourne church

In an apparent hate crime, an Indian Catholic priest was attacked by a 72-year-old man while leading the Sunday mass in a Melbourne church, according to media reports. Racism may be the reason the priest was stabbed in the neck moments before he was about to say mass at a Melbourne church, reports News.com.au. According […]

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Agni effect: China to increase defence cooperation with Pak?

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Agni effect: China to increase defence cooperation with Pak?

China plans to scale up its defence cooperation with its “all-weather” ally Pakistan to co-produce ballistic missiles, in an apparent retaliation to India developing the nuclear-capable Agni V missile that has a range of over 5,000 km covering whole of China. Declining to react to Chinese official media reports that Beijing plans to co-produce ballistic […]

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In pics| Sierra Leone pastor unearths 706-carat diamon

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In pics| Sierra Leone pastor unearths 706-carat diamon

Freetown: In this photo taken from video footage, Sierra Leone’s Minister of Mines and Mineral Resources Alhaji Minkailu Mansaray hands a diamond during a meeting with delegates of Kono district, where the gem was found, at the presidential office in Freetown, Sierra Leone.(AP Photo) A Christian pastor has found one of the world’s largest uncut […]

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Trump, Germany’s Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

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Trump, Germany’s Merkel to hold first face-to-face meeting at White House

Washington: The new U.S. president and the long-serving stateswoman, whose country is Europe’s largest economy, will discuss funding for NATO and relations with Russia in their first meeting since Trump took office in January.(Reuters File Photo) President Donald Trump welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday for a White House meeting that could help determine […]

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