US urges Pakistan to act against Taliban

Washington, Jan 23 : The US has urged Pakistan to immediately take action against the Taliban, after the militant group claimed last week’s attack on a landmark hotel in Kabul that claimed 22 lives. The Taliban militants stormed the luxury Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday. The siege had continued overnight as Afghan security forces battled the terrorists. […]

Report that Trump allegedly imitated Modi’s accent sets Twitter aflutter

New York, Jan 22 : A Washington Post report that US President Donald Trump imitated the accent of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a private conversation about Afghanistan has set Twitter aflutter. Someone identified as “Professor Qa @MuslimDiasporas,” tweeted that it was “racist impressions of Indian accent” and “Sagar Keer @sagark1985” tweeted: “I wonder what […]

Statue of Liberty to reopen

New York, Jan 22 : The Statue of Liberty, one of New York City’s most popular tourist sites, will reopen on Monday after being shut over the weekend in the wake of a federal government shutdown. The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island were closed following the Senate’s failure to approve a new budget on Friday […]