Apparently the world was ending in September

Apparently the world was ending in September

So the people were asked not to make plans for October as according to the latest conspiracy theory, the world was going to end. Astronomer and conspiracy theorist David Meade believed the end of human existence will be upon us last month, after two huge events in the cosmos collide. First...

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US drone targets al-Shabab after Somalia’s ‘deadliest attack’

US drone targets al-Shabab after Somalia’s ‘deadliest attack’

WASHINGTON: The US military said on Friday it carried out a drone strike this week against al-Shabab in Somalia, shortly after the extremist group was blamed for the country’s deadliest attack. The strike occurred on Monday about 35 miles southwest of the capital, Mogadishu, the US Africa Command told The Associated...

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Study: pollution is more lethal than war

Study: pollution is more lethal than war

A study by The Lancet reports that the consequences of pollution cause one in six deaths worldwide – more than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Around the world, plastic microparticles not only pollute the oceans, but also the water we drink. Where do they come from and what are the health...

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12 ‘suspected’ militants killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan

12 ‘suspected’ militants killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan

PESHAWAR: At least 12 suspected militants have been reported killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan’s Paktia province on Friday. As per media reports, a suspected United States (US) drone fired six missiles, killing 12 ‘militants’ and injuring several others. This is the third drone strike in Paktia this week....

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Iran ends medical certificate condition for visa seeking Pakistanis

Iran ends medical certificate condition for visa seeking Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Iran has ended medical certificate condition for Pakistanis seeking Iranian visa. According to a statement issued by Iran embassy, the decision has been taken while keeping in view the brotherly relations between both the countries and easing travelling for Pakistani citizens. Following the development, Pakistanis can now apply for...

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Sri Lanka bat, Samarawickrama and Usman Khan debut

Sri Lanka bat, Samarawickrama and Usman Khan debut

Sri Lanka have won the toss and chosen to bat first in the fourth ODI against Pakistan in Sharjah. With the series already gone, Sri Lanka have made three changes in a bid to end their ODI losing streak. Sadeera Samarawickramamakes his ODI debut, replacing Chamara Kapugedera, while Seekkuge Prasanna replaces...

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Pakistan Army wins gold in UK’s Exercise Cambrian Patrol

Pakistan Army wins gold in UK’s Exercise Cambrian Patrol

A team of Pakistan Army has won a gold medal in Exercise Cambrian Patrol held in the United Kingdom, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday. A total of 131 teams from across the world armies participated in the event known as “one of the toughest patrolling test for...

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Thief in a suitcase robs bus luggage in Paris

Thief in a suitcase robs bus luggage in Paris

PARIS: It was a mystery that had police puzzled for a while: a rash of thefts reported by passengers who had taken the 75-minute bus trip between Paris and Beauvais airport. An eagle-eyed driver has been credited with helping crack the case last week after he spotted a suspicious suitcase...

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Nawaz Sharif to arrive in Lahore on October 24

Nawaz Sharif to arrive in Lahore on October 24

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will arrive in Lahore on October 24 after his previous flight schedule was changed, sources said on Friday. Nawaz who was earlier expected to arrive at the Allama Iqbal International Airport on October 22 will now travel through Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-758 and...

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Quebec bans Muslim women from wearing face veils on public transport

Quebec bans Muslim women from wearing face veils on public transport

Canadian province votes in favour of prohibition against niqabs, burqas and hijabs. Quebec will ban face coverings for people giving or receiving provincial government services under a law passed on Wednesday that rights groups have criticised as marginalising Muslim women in the mainly French-speaking Canadian province.   While the law,...

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