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No place to pray: Muslim worshippers under pressure in India

No place to pray- Muslim worshippers under pressure in India

GURGAON: Dinesh Bharti drives around with other activists on Fridays heckling and harassing Muslims praying outside in Gurgaon, the latest flashpoint of sectarian tensions under India’s Hindu nationalist government. Muslims praying in the open “create problems in the country and the entire world,” the thickset Hindu man in his 40s …

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Over 2,000 flights cancelled as Omicron hits holiday travel

Over 2,000 flights cancelled as Omicron hits holiday travel

NEW YORK: Over 2,000 flights have been cancelled and thousands delayed around the world as the highly infectious Omicron variant disrupts holiday travel.     According to the tracking website Flightaware.com on Friday, a total of 2,118 flights had been cancelled worldwide, including 500 flights originating from or headed to …

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Omicron causes cancellation of over 2,300 flights worldwide

Omicron causes cancellation of over 2,300 flights worldwide

NEW YORK: More than 2,300 flights were cancelled around the world Friday and thousands more were delayed as the highly infectious Omicron variant disrupted holiday travel.     One route, however, was thankfully not affected: Santa was on track delivering presents to children across the globe, air defense officials assured …

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No one should pressurize us on EVMs: ECP

No one should pressurise us on EVMs- ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan Friday made it clear that it had been taking various steps even before the legislation regarding the electronic voting machines and that it was fully aware of its responsibilities and none should try to put it under pressure. Referring to some media sections, the …

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PM Imran Khan dissolves party setup

PM Imran Khan dissolves party setup

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Friday said Prime Minister Imran Khan had dissolved the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) all bodies from Centre to tehsil level across Pakistan, following consultations with the senior party leadership.     Briefing the media after a meeting of the PTI top …

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CJP again proposes LHC Judge Ayesha Malik for SC

CJP again proposes LHC Judge Ayesha Malik for SC

ISLAMABAD: The Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) would consider on January 6, elevation of Justice Ayesha A Malik of the Lahore High Court to the Supreme Court of Pakistan amidst strong resistance from legal fraternity who believe the judges should be appointed on the basis of seniority. Chief Justice of …

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