‘We are proud of you’: Pakistan’s Air Traffic Controller praises Air India for rescue missions amid coronavirus

Once the pilot of Air India flight confirmed, the Pakistan ATC showered praise on Air India. “We are proud of you that in a pandemic situation you are operating flights, Good Luck!” National carrier Air India, which has operated numerous relief and evacuation flights worldwide…

Covid-19: India, China possible exceptions as world economy stares at recession, says UN report

With two-thirds of the world’s population living in developing countries facing unprecedented economic damage from the COVID-19 crisis, the UN is calling for a USD 2.5 trillion rescue package for these nations. The world economy will go into recession this year with a predicted loss…

UN Chief Antonio Guterres Condemns “Horrific ISIS Attack” On Kabul Gurdwara In Afghanistan

United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has condemned the attack on a Gurdwara in Kabul that killed at least 25 people and injured many others, reiterating that attacks against civilians are unacceptable and those who carry out such crimes must be held accountable, his spokesman said….

COVID 19: US, White House Set to Give $1200 to Each Adult, $500 for Every Child as Trump, Senate Agree on $2 Trillion Coronavirus Rescue Package

“At last, we have a deal,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said, citing the massive “wartime level of investment into our nation.” The White House and Senate leaders of both parties announced agreement early Wednesday on unprecedented emergency legislation to rush sweeping aid to businesses,…

Malaysia wants to resolve palm oil spat with India within a month

India, the world’s biggest consumer of edible oil, this year set curbs on palm oil purchases from Malaysia in retaliation for comments by then prime minister, Mahathir Mohamad, criticising New Delhi’s policy on the Himalayan region of Kashmir. Malaysia has set itself a target of…

Ahead of US-Taliban peace deal, India foreign secretary meets top Afghan leaders

India has been keeping a close eye on developments related to the US-Taliban deal, expected to be signed in Doha on February 29, especially because of the terror group’s close links with Pakistan. Foreign secretary Harsh Shringla on Friday made Afghanistan the first stop on…

No Clean Chit from FATF, Pakistan Retained on Grey List Till June 2020

FATF gave a stern warning to Pakistan on terror funding and asked the country to completely check it, according to sources. In a major setback for Pakistan, the country will remain on the FATF Grey List till June 2020. The decision was taken by the…