Mehsud designated as global terrorist by UN

Posted on   1:57 pm

In a major blow to Pakistan, the United Nations on Thursday (local time) designated Pakistan-based terror organisation Tehrik-e Taliban’s Pakistan (TTP) leader, Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud, as a global terrorist.

US Covid-19 cases surpass 3.5 million

Posted on   1:52 pm

The number of Covid-19 cases in the US surpassed 3.5 million on Thursday, reaching 3,533,317, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.

Trump to issue travel ban for Chinese Communists

Posted on   1:48 pm

The Trump administration is considering banning travel to the United States by all members of the Chinese Communist Party and their families, a person familiar with the matter said on Thursday, a move that would worsen already tense US-China relations.

HCL chairman Shiv Nadar steps down

Posted on   1:42 pm

HCL Technologies today posted 31.7 per cent rise in consolidated net profit at Rs 2,925 crore for the June 2020 quarter, and said that Shiv Nadar has stepped down from the chairman’s role.