TikTok sues Trump government over ban in US

San Francisco: China-based TikTok on Monday filed a lawsuit against the August 6 executive order by the Donald Trump government that prohibited the company to do any business in the US. In a blog post, the ByteDance-owned Short-video making app said that it does not take suing the government lightly. “However, we feel we have […]

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa (File Photo/IANS)

Pakistan Army, ISI chiefs in KSA on damage control trip

Islamabad: After Pakistan flexed its muscles and expressed disregard over the performance of the Saudi-led Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the Kashmir dispute, and Saudi Arabias subsequent rigid response and immediate demand for return of its financial aid to the cash-strapped Pakistan, Islamabads powerful military establishment is in Riyadh to mend the strained ties […]

California becomes 1st US state with over 600k Covid-19 cases

San Francisco: California, the current epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic in the US, has became the country’s first state to have more than 600,000 confirmed cases, authorities said. A report released by the California Department of Public Health on Friday showed an increase of 7,934 Covid-19 cases, which included 3,505 new infections in 24 hours […]

New Zealand confirms 7 new COVID-19 cases

Wellington: New Zealand reported seven new coronavirus cases on Saturday, the Ministry of Health said in a statement. The new confirmed cases, all from community transmission, took the overall caseload total to 1,258, reports Xinhua news agency. Six were already linked to previous cases in the cluster outbreak, and one remained under investigation, it was […]