Inauguration of Islamabad’s new airport scheduled for 20th April

Inauguration of Islamabad’s new airport scheduled for 20th April

The government has decided to inaugurate the newly-laid Islamabad International Airport (IIAP) on April 20, revealed the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The authority has urged all stakeholders to make necessary arrangements to ensure smooth transfer of all activities from the Benazir Bhutto International Airport (BBIAP) to the new airport before...

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2nd T20 dominance continues: Karachiites, plan your commute accordingly!

2nd T20 dominance continues: Karachiites, plan your commute accordingly!

KARACHI: Pakistan continues with its dominance over West Indies for the second T20I at the National Stadium on Monday. The match is scheduled to commence at 7:30 in the evening. Pakistan’s cricket team is most likely to remain unchanged, while West Indies have been dealt another blow, with their bowler...

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‘The Rock’ opens up about battling the beast – Depression

‘The Rock’ opens up about battling the beast – Depression

America’s best-paid actor for 2 consecutive years, the 45-year-old Dwayne Johnson, popularly known to possessthe identity of ‘The Rock’, pours his heart out. Alas! Over the years, life hasn’t been sailing smooth for him. The wrestler-turned-actor recently opens up about battling depression and his unflagging struggle during his teens with...

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“Efforts are underway to establish link with the satellite”: India’s space agency

“Efforts are underway to establish link with the satellite”: India’s space agency

NEW DELHI: According to authorities, India’s national space agency has lost contact with a satellite day after it was launched into orbit with much fanfare, on Sunday. On Saturday, The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) was unable to maintain communication with the GSAT-6A satellite as it prepared to undertake its...

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COAS approves death sentences for 10 terrorists, including Amjad Sabri’s killers

COAS approves death sentences for 10 terrorists, including Amjad Sabri’s killers

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday signed the death sentences of 10 convicted terrorists, including qawwal Amjad Sabri’s killers, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.  The terrorists who belonged to a banned terrorist outfit were involved in heinous crimes, including an attack on...

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Two arrested for raping an 8-year old girl, India

Two arrested for raping an 8-year old girl, India

NEW DELHI: On Sunday, two people were arrested after an infuriated mob beat to death a man accused of raping an eight-year-old girl in Ghaziabad district, nearly 20 kilometers from New Delhi. The 25-year old man identified as Jitendra was accused of assaulting the girl. “He was dragged out from...

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Businesses expand as fan-manufacturing increases in Pakistan

Businesses expand as fan-manufacturing increases in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Production of electric fans in Pakistan has relatively increased by 14.91% during first seven months (July-Jan) of the fiscal year 2017-18, as compared to previous years. Almost 1,328,609 units of electric fans were produced against the manufacturing of 1,156,203 units during same period of previous year, according to updated...

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Fifteen oil workers found dead as buses collide, Kuwait

Fifteen oil workers found dead as buses collide, Kuwait

KUWAIT: On Sunday, fifteen oil workers, three being from Pakistan, were found dead due to a head-on collision between two buses in southern Kuwait, officials said. Amongst the dead, seven of them killed were identified as Indian nationals, five were Egyptians and the other three from Pakistan, claimed Mohammed al-Basri...

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Maryam Nawaz terms Khan a ‘pawn’ and condemns Zardari’s and Musharraf’s era

Maryam Nawaz terms Khan a ‘pawn’ and condemns Zardari’s and Musharraf’s era

SWAT: On Sunday, Former PM’s daughter Maryam Nawaz said Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan and former president Asif Ali Zardari were brothers who had joined hands under a banner that did not represent the people of Pakistan. In a hate speech at Kabal Ground in Swat, she also vented...

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Due to growing resentment within MQM, another law-maker quits his party and joins PSP

Due to growing resentment within MQM, another law-maker quits his party and joins PSP

KARACHI: Within than a week’s time, a fourth lawmaker belonging to the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM) quit his party and joined the Mustafa Kamal-led Pak Sarzameen Party, reportedly on Sunday. MNA Waseem Hussain, who was elected from a Hyderabad constituency (NA-220), told a press conference here at the PSP headquarters...

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