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Imran Khan elected Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister

Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan was on Friday elected as Pakistan’s 22nd Prime Minister by the National Assembly. The…
World

Turkey continues to respond if U.S. imposes more sanctions: minister

ANKARA (Rahnuma) Turkey has retaliated against U.S. sanctions and will continue to do so, Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan said on…
Gulf Countries

800 journos in Saudi to cover Hajj pilgrimage: Minister

MECCA (Rahnuma) Saudi Arabia is currently hosting more than 800 foreign media personnel to cover this year’s Hajj pilgrimage, according to…
Gulf Countries

Saudi interior minister reviews Hajj safety procedures

JEDDAH (Rahnuma): Saudi Arabia’s interior minister patronized a military parade of the Hajj security forces on Monday. Prince Abdulaziz bin…
Business

India-made passenger aircraft to fly in 3 years: Minister

Bengaluru, Aug 13 (IANS) State-run National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL)’s 19-seater “Saras” passenger aircraft will be ready within next three years, Union…
Life & Style

Brunei to face ageing population from 2020: minister

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Rahnuma) — Brunei will move towards an ageing population after the year of 2020, Haji Aminuddin Ihsan,the…
Gulf Countries

Iran foreign minister: No meeting planned with US counterpart

DUBAI (Rahnuma) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said there was no meeting planned with US officials including his counterpart Mike…
World

Japan ex-defense minister to challenge Abe as party chief

TOKYO (Rahnuma) Former Japanese defense minister Shigeru Ishiba on Friday announced a long-shot bid to unseat Prime Minister Shinzo Abe…
Gulf Countries

Minister praises telecom sector’s Hajj efforts

JEDDAH (Rahnuma) The minister of communications and information technology, Abdullah bin Amer Al-Sawaha, on Friday praised the telecommunication sector’s efforts…
India

Trains to have captains: Minister

New Delhi (Rahnuma) :Trains will soon have captains to ensure that rail passengers have an enjoyable journey, the government said…
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