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Nawaz Sharif Warns Of “Consequences” For Dragging His Daughter To Court In Panama Papers Case

ISLAMABAD:  Nawaz Sharif today warned that those who dragged his daughter Maryam to Pakistan’s anti-corruption court in the Panama papers case will bear the consequences of their actions. Three corruption cases were launched last year against the deposed Pakistan prime minister and his family on their posh properties in London which were allegedly bought in 1990s when he served as premier. Nawaz ... Read More »

India Ought To Be One Of America’s Closest Partners Says Mike Pompeo

WASHINGTON:  India needs to be central to what the Trump administration does in South and Central Asia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told the lawmakers on Friday, asserting that India “ought to be” one of America’s closet partners. “For scores of reasons, India needs to be central to what we do. Specific issues South Central Asia issues, Southeast Asia issues. They ought ... Read More »

Indian American businessman Neil Mathew approached by top Bollywood director

Neil Mathew is a well-established entrepreneur who kick-started his career with a luxury concierge business. The young businessman has expressed his love for Bollywood movies in several interviews and was recently approached to be a part of a movie that is also said to star actors Sidharth Malohtra and Shraddha Kapoor. When asked if he took the role, he stated ... Read More »

Alvaro Morata misses out on Spain World Cup squad

Morata paid the price for a disappointing debut season in the Premier League as Spain coach Julen Lopetegui picked Iago Aspas and Rodrigo Moreno up front, along with Atletico Madrid’s Diego Costa. “The decision is always difficult because of the talent of the players we have,” Lopetegui said. “We have opted for three other players who had different assets and ... Read More »

Russia unveils world’s first floating nuclear power station

Built in Saint Petersburg, the Akademik Lomonosov arrived in Murmansk on Thursday where it was moored in the port and presented to the media.  Constructed by the state nuclear power firm Rosatom, the 144 by 30 metre (472 by 98 foot) ship holds two reactors with two 35 megawatt nuclear reactors that are similar to those used to power icebreaker ... Read More »

Soccer fever grips Russia a month ahead of World Cup

The Luzhniki Stadium, the venue which will stage the opening match on June 14 and the final on July 15, hosted a “Russia Loves Soccer” event over the weekend. On Monday, the local organising committee chairman Arkady Dvorkovich said that preparations are in their final stages and they just need to add the finishing touches before being ready to welcome the ... Read More »

India 3rd largest solar market in world: Mercom

“In 2017, India emerged as the third largest solar market …having grown at a CAGR of approximately 170 percent since 2010,” it said. As per the report, India set a new record with 9.6 GW of solar installations in 2017, which was more than double the 4.3 GW installed in 2016. The robust growth boosted the country’s total solar installed ... Read More »

Federer to reclaim ATP world number one spot

The 36-year-old Federer became the oldest ATP world number one in February when he beat Dutchman Robin Haase in the quarter-finals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis event. But in March, Spaniard Nadal overtook him in the rankings when he missed the Miami Open. In January, Federer defeated Marin Cilic of Croatia to clinch his sixth Australian Open title and his 20th ... Read More »

 MOS I&B Rajyavardhan Rathore presents World Television Awards 2018

The awards were given in three categories including humanity, science and environment. The theme of the two-daySummit was  ‘Telling Our Stories – Asia and More.’   An array of issues including media business models in new era and emerging technologies in broadcasting were discussed during the two-day long summit. Over 300 representatives and delegates from 41 nations attended the summit.   The summit was inaugurated by ... Read More »