India, France, UAE discuss cooperation in trilateral framework, to promote compatibility and co-production in defence sector

Noting that defence is an area of close cooperation, Foreign Ministers of India, France and UAE have decided that efforts will be undertaken to further promote compatibility, joint development and co-production while seeking out avenues for further collaboration and training defence forces of the three countries. External Affairs Minister S […]

Canada cybersecurity chief warns about data-harvesting apps as concerns grow over TikTok

Canada’s top cybersecurity chief has warned Canadians to exercise caution when using apps that could leave their data in the “wrong hands.” The warning comes amid Chinese-owned social media app TikTok facing data-harvesting claims from across the world. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had stated last month that Canadian electronic spy agency is keeping an eye out for security […]

42 journalists killed in Pakistan in past four years: Pak Parliamentary Affairs Minister

Pakistan Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Murtaza Javed Abbasi on Friday informed the Senate that 42 journalists have been killed in the country over the past four years, Pakistan-based Dawn newspaper reported. According to data from the information ministry, 15 of the journalists were from Punjab, 11 were from Sindh, 13 from Khyber […]

Foreign Secretary Kwatra concludes Bhutan visit, reaffirms close friendship between India, Bhutan

Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra concluded his official visit to Bhutan and reaffirmed close bonds of friendship between the two countries while conveying New Delhi’s firm commitment to take India-Bhutan ties into new frontiers of partnership. The January 18-20 visit of the Foreign Secretary reinforced the long-standing tradition of regular high-level exchanges between the two countries to discuss […]

Former Pak bureaucrat Mohammad Azam Khan to be appointed Khyber Pakhtunkhwa caretaker CM

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government and the opposition have agreed to appoint former Pakistan bureaucrat Mohammad Azam Khan as KP’s caretaker chief minister, Pakistan’s Dawn newspaper reported. A letter addressed to KP Governor Haji Ghulam Ali and signed by the outgoing Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and Leader of the Opposition Akram Khan Durrani, stated on Friday that […]

China steals rich natural resources of Balochistan while locals remain impoverished

Balochistan, the treasure trove of natural resources, is being excavated by China, while it remains an impoverished area with a per capita GDP under USD 1,000, reported Islam Khabar. Pakistan’s largest province is being robbed of its natural resources by China under the Belt and Road Initiative and CPEC and the profits are being garnered […]