Trump not considering becoming next House speaker in 2022

Washington [US], June 22 (ANI/Sputnik): The former US President Donald Trump said on Monday he was not considering vying for the role of the House of Representatives in 2022 though he is aware of the mounting rumors.

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 03:33 IST

Pakistan: Sindh Action Committee vows to launch 'court arrest' movement against land-grabbing

Sindh [Pakistan], June 22 (ANI): The leaders of the Sindh Action Committee (SAC) have warned of launching a 'court arrest' movement and a siege to the Sindh Assembly in Pakistan in the next stage of protest against 'illegal' occupation of lands by the Bahria Town Karachi (BTK) and the arrests of activists in the wake of the June 6 violent protest.

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 03:33 IST

Iran's president-elect Ebrahim Raisi declines meeting with Biden, calls on US to return to 2015 deal

Tehran [Iran], June 22 (ANI): Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on Monday ruled out a meeting with US President Joe Biden and called on the United States to return to the 2015 nuclear deal, in his first international conference after winning country's presidential election over the weekend.

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 03:32 IST

Pakistani cleric confesses to sexually assaulting student during interrogation, says he is ashamed

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 22 (ANI): A day after his arrest from Mianwali along with his sons, Pakistan cleric and former Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl's (JUI-F) leader Mufti Azizur Rehman on Monday confessed to sexually assaulting a student during interrogation, police informed.

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 03:15 IST

Over 13.72 lakh people vaccinated against COVID in Andhra Pradesh

Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) [India], June 22 (ANI): As many as 13,72,481 doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered in Andhra Pradesh on Monday, the first day of the Centre's new centralised vaccination policy.

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 03:34 IST

Pak govt's national curriculum threatening doctors' medical knowledge

Islamabad [Pakistan], June 22 (ANI): As part of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) Single National Curriculum, religious scholars appointed as members of the SNC Committee are supervising the content of schoolbooks and have warned textbook publishers not to print any diagram or sketch in biology textbooks that show human figures "sans clothes" in the name of Islamic morality.

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 03:15 IST

Hyderabad: Tanzania national arrested at RGI Airport, 3kg heroin worth Rs 19.5 cr seized

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], June 22 (ANI): The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) on Monday arrested a Tanzania national at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) and seized three kg of heroin worth Rs 19.5 crore.

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 03:15 IST

Pakistan assures assistance to US in recovering hostages from Afghanistan, says embassy

Washington [US], June 22 (ANI): Pakistan had assured the United States that it would continue to assist America and other countries in recovering their hostages from Afghanistan, but only as 'a moral duty' and not under coercion or incentives.

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 02:37 IST

West Bengal Governor slams Mamata govt for 'breach of protocol' by officials

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 22 (ANI): West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar who is on a week-long visit to North Bengal, severely criticized Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led government and said that he was pained to see the "rusting of India's steel frame due to over politicisation", referring to 'breach of protocol by officials' in the state.

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 02:08 IST

EU, UK slap fresh sanctions on Myanmar individuals, entities related to military coup

Brussels [Belgium], June 22 (ANI): The European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom on Monday slapped fresh sanctions on Myanmar state-owned entities and individuals related to the February 1 coup and the subsequent violent repression of peaceful protesters.

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 01:55 IST