SC imposes fine on Punjab govt for failing to submit report in Katas Raj case

SC imposes fine on Punjab govt for failing to submit report in Katas Raj case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday imposed a fine on the Punjab Government for failing to submit its report in the Katas Raj suo motu case. A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar, imposed the Rs100,000 fine on the provincial government for failing to file...

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Defamation suit against Muniba Mazari dismissed

Defamation suit against Muniba Mazari dismissed

ISLAMABAD: A district court dismissed on Monday a defamation suit against Muniba Mazari, United Nations’ goodwill ambassador, filed by her former husband accusing her of distorting facts of their relationship and injuring his repute. Khurram Shahzad had sought Rs10 million in damages in the suit filed in December of last year. He had claimed...

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The man who died in a hospital after being absorbed by MRI machine

The man who died in a hospital after being absorbed by MRI machine

A 32-year-old man died in a hospital in the Indian city of Bombay after being absorbed by an MRI machine. Rajesh Maru had visited the health center on Saturday to visit the mother of his brother-in-law who was recovering from the flu. The man entered the room where the resonator was carrying...

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This will be the spectacular eclipse of the blue blood supermoon of January 31

This will be the spectacular eclipse of the blue blood supermoon of January 31

No one who is alive today will have ever seen anything similar. And is that the last time this extraordinary phenomenon took place was in 1866. On January 31 there will be a rare coincidence of astronomical phenomena: a lunar eclipse, a supermoon, a blue moon and a blood moon. The...

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Accountability court reserves verdict in Avenfield reference against Sharifs

Accountability court reserves verdict in Avenfield reference against Sharifs

An accountability court in Islamabad on Tuesday reserved its verdict in the Avenfield flats reference ─ one of the three that had been filed against members of the Sharif family by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in the wake of the Supreme Court’s Panama Papers order. Accountability court judge Mohammad...

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U19 World Cup: India won by 203 runs, beating Pakistan to book spot in finals

U19 World Cup: India won by 203 runs, beating Pakistan to book spot in finals

India produced an outstanding all-round performance to book their place in the final of the International Cricket Council (ICC) U19 World Cup final by beating arch-rivals Pakistan by 203 runs in Christchurch on Tuesday. On a day where nothing went right for the Boys in Green, it was India’s captain...

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IED blast kills six near Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency

IED blast kills six near Pak-Afghan border in Kurram Agency

KURRAM AGENCY: Six people, including three women, lost their lives when a roadside bomb blew off near their car in the Maqbal area of Kurram Agency, political administration said. Another person was injured in the explosion near the Pak-Afghan border, the political administration said. A number of soldiers and civilians...

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EU sets positions to advance “Brexit” negotiations

EU sets positions to advance “Brexit” negotiations

In just half an hour the delegates of the 27 countries of the Union approved the agreement. London said the proposal is “aligned” with its plans.   The General Affairs Council of the European Union approved on Monday (29.01.2018) the guidelines that will govern its position on the steps to be...

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The great hypocrisy of the German automotive industry

The great hypocrisy of the German automotive industry

Dieselelgate, the alleged formation of an illegal cartel and, now, toxic gas testing with monkeys and humans. The German automotive industry goes from one scandal to another. Henrik Böhme doubts that there are consequences. Monkeys locked in a small chamber in which nitrogen dioxide, that is to say a gas, is introduced. People...

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Two witnesses record statements in court: Naqeebullah murder case

Two witnesses record statements in court: Naqeebullah murder case

KARACHI: Two witnesses have recorded their statements in the Naqeeubullah Mehsud murder case. The investigations SSP presented the two eye-witnesses before the Malir judicial magistrate to record their confessional statements under Section 164 of the Pakistan Penal Code. Strict security arrangements were made on the occasion. Both witnesses, in their...

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Kohat police arrest accomplice in Aasma murder case

Kohat police arrest accomplice in Aasma murder case

KOHAT: An accomplice of the main accused in the murder of a medical college student, killed after refusing a marriage proposal, was arrested by the police on Tuesday. Suspect Sadiq Gul Afridi is the brother of the main accused Mujahid Gul Afridi, police said. Aasma Rani, a third-year MBBS student...

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Two Chinese nationals sentenced to one year in jail for ATM fraud in Karachi

Two Chinese nationals sentenced to one year in jail for ATM fraud in Karachi

KARACHI: District East Judicial Magistrate Zohaib Ahmed sentenced two Chinese nationals involved in stealing money from an ATM to one-year imprisonment and directed them to pay a fine of Rs 50,000 each. Non-payment of the fine will subject the accused to an additional six months in jail. The jail authorities presented...

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Two Chinese nationals sentenced to one year in jail for ATM fraud in Karachi

KARACHI: District East Judicial Magistrate Zohaib Ahmed sentenced two Chinese nationals involved in stealing money from an ATM to one-year imprisonment and directed them to pay a fine of Rs50,000 each. Non-payment of the fine will subject the accused to an additional six months in jail. The jail authorities presented the...

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