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Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar dead

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar dead

Panaji, March 17:  Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who was in critical condition, passed away here on Sunday evening. The condition of Parrikar, diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer in February last year and in and out of hospitals, in Goa, Mumbai, Delhi and New York since then, turned “extremely critical”…

NZ shooting suspect visited Pakistan, Turkey in recent years

NZ shooting suspect visited Pakistan, Turkey in recent years

Christchurch, March 17: The Australian man facing murder charges in the terrorist shootings at two New Zealand mosques that left 50 dead was a frequent traveler who visited Pakistan, Turkey and Bulgaria, among other countries in recent years. Tarrant had traveled to Turkey multiple times and “spent an extended period of…

Kashmiri trader assaulted, looted in Kolkata

Kashmiri trader assaulted, looted in Kolkata

Kolkata, March 17:  A 28-year-old Kashmiri shawl trader was assaulted and looted in West Bengal’s Kolkata. The accused has been arrested, police said on Sunday. Shakur Ahmed Shah was attacked on Friday near the railway track in Park Circus area and Rs 1.95 lakh were snatched from him. A man…

Imran announces award for Pakistani NZ victim-hero

Imran announces award for Pakistani NZ victim-hero

Islamabad, March 17:  Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday announced a national award for a Pakistani man who lost his life in New Zealand’s Christchurch mosque attack while apparently trying to tackle the white extremist. “Pakistan is proud of Mian Naeem Rashid,” Khan said, The Express Tribune reported. Extending…

Night shift can affect bladder, health

Night shift can affect bladder, health

Rome, March 16:  Working night shifts may deteriorate your quality of life by affecting your bladder, researchers have warned. Night shift workers reported a significantly higher rate of overactive bladder, and a poorer quality of life when compared with day shift workers, suggests the study presented at the European Association…

7, including police chief, killed in Afghan attacks

7, including police chief, killed in Afghan attacks

Kabul, March 17:  At least seven people, including a senior police officer, have been killed and three others injured in two separate bomb attacks in Afghanistan, authorities said on Sunday. In one incident in Kandahar province, police chief Hajji Zamari, head of the provincial Public Protection Police Force department, was…

Joint surgery may shoot up sugar level in diabetics

Joint surgery may shoot up sugar level in diabetics

New York, March 16:  People with diabetes who undergo joint replacement surgery are at higher risk of experiencing elevated blood sugar levels after the operation, increasing their chances of developing infections and other complications, a new study suggested. Patients with insulin-dependent diabetes were more than five times as likely as…

Death toll rises to 50 in NZ mosque attacks

Death toll rises to 50 in NZ mosque attacks

Wellington, March 17:  The death toll from the terror attack on two mosques in New Zealand’s Christchurch has risen to 50 as one more victim was found at one of the shooting scenes, the police said on Sunday. Investigators found the victim while removing bodies from the Al Noor mosque…

Bangladesh cricketers fly home from New Zealand

Bangladesh cricketers fly home from New Zealand

Dhaka, March 17:  Players and staff of the Bangladesh cricket team which narrowly escaped terror attack on two New Zealand mosques have returned to Dhaka. Bangladeshi State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell and Bangladeshi Cricket Board (BCB) Chairman Nazmul Hasan were present at the Hazrat Shahjalal International…

India takes up with US use of F-16 by Pakistan

India takes up with US use of F-16 by Pakistan

New Delhi, March 16:  India has shared its concerns with the US on use of defence systems exported to Pakistan being used in “offensive action” against it, informed sources said here and noted that Washington could publicly clarify the issue in the coming days. The issue was raised during Foreign…