Priyanka and Jonas to get officially hooked in July this year?

Priyanka and Jonas to get officially hooked in July this year?

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas will be reportedly getting engaged next month in July. According to Filmfare, Piggy Chops is currently in India with Jonas and is likely to get engaged by the end of July or August this year. The Holly-Bolly couple who met at last...

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An outbreak of polio confirmed in Papua New Guinea. Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan considered polio-endemic in March

An outbreak of polio confirmed in Papua New Guinea. Afghanistan, Nigeria and Pakistan considered polio-endemic in March

An outburst of polio has been confirmed in Papua New Guinea, the World Health Organization and the government said, with the virus detected in a child, 18 years after the Pacific nation was officially declared free of the ailment. The WHO said there was one confirmed case — a six-year-old...

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Terrorism in perspective

Terrorism in perspective

The definition of “terrorism” in the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) has been the subject of much debate since the law was enacted in 1997. The judiciary, starting with the Supreme Court in the Mehram Ali case in 1998, has on a number of occasions been asked to determine the ambit of...

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Man stabs police officer in Japan, 2 confirmed dead

Man stabs police officer in Japan, 2 confirmed dead

On Tuesday, two people, including a policeman, were killed in Japan. According to officials, a man stabbed the officer and grasped his gun in a rare violent crime. A police spokesperson told AFP the attacker had stabbed the officer with what appeared to be a knife at a police station...

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Review: Unboxing the new Honor10

Review: Unboxing the new Honor10

You must have heard that old Bollywood saying that Mithun Chowkarborty was the poor man’s Amitabh Bachchan. Similarly, the Datsun 510 and Corolla KE70 were called the poor man’s BMW back in the day. Today, however, I don’t think this is true, as more and more people choose value for...

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PAF training aircraft crashes while landing at the PAB, no loss reported

PAF training aircraft crashes while landing at the PAB, no loss reported

PESHAWAR: A training aircraft of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed while landing at the Peshawar Air Base on Tuesday. As per press statement by the PAF, the FT-7PG trainer aircraft crashed while recovering from a routine operational training mission during landing. However, no loss of life has been reported as...

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Devaluation of rupee against dollar and escalating transportation charges trigger rise in grocery prices

Devaluation of rupee against dollar and escalating transportation charges trigger rise in grocery prices

KARACHI: Consistent devaluation of Pakistani rupee against the dollar and rising transportation charges have started making a contrary impact on the prices of vital items. The wholesale market commenced after Eid holidays with an average leap of Rs5 per kg in the rates of pulses. A wholesaler of pulses in...

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Cotton prices escalate

Cotton prices escalate

KARACHI: Strong demand for new crop elevated cotton prices on Monday. However, sluggish arrival of phutti (seed cotton) kept the proceedings devoid of activity and only modest trading was reported. All deals that transpired were of Sindh quality cotton. Phutti arrival from Punjab has also begun, though it is on...

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Pakistan ready to launch remote sensing satellite in July 2018

Pakistan ready to launch remote sensing satellite in July 2018

Pakistan is likelt to launch a PakTES-1A, a remote sensing satellite (RSS) in July 2018, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said in a post on social media on Sunday. As per Dr Faisal, PakTES-1A, which is an indigenous satellite, weighs nearly 285kg and will be launched at 610km sun-synchronous orbit next month in...

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NAB arrests PML-N candidate Qamar ul Islam in Saaf Pani Company case

NAB arrests PML-N candidate Qamar ul Islam in Saaf Pani Company case

https://www.geo.tv/latest/200703-nab-arrests-pml-n-ticket-holder-qamarul-islam-raja LAHORE: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Lahore arrested on Monday Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s ticket holder from NA-59 Rawalpindi-III in connection with Punjab Saaf Pani Company corruption case. Engineer Qamarul Islam, who has served as the chairman of the Saaf Pani Company, is accused of having awarded contracts for 84...

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MQM-P decides to suspend basic membership of Shahid Pasha for violating party discipline

MQM-P decides to suspend basic membership of Shahid Pasha for violating party discipline

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan has suspended basic membership of Shahid Pasha for violating party discipline, said a party statement issued Monday. The MQM-P Rabita Committee has directed workers not to maintain any contact with Pasha until further notice. It has been learnt that the party had limited role of certain...

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PTI Khan ready and resolved to contest elections in a full-fledged manner to secure maximum seats

PTI Khan ready and resolved to contest elections in a full-fledged manner to secure maximum seats

KARACHI: On Monday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said that his party could not secure enough seats in 2013 elections as sa result of lack of experience. In an interview with state TV, Khan said this time his party was going to contest the elections in a full-fledged manner....

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Monsoon approaches Karachi, rain likely to occur this week

Monsoon approaches Karachi, rain likely to occur this week

KARACHI: A rainy monsoon spell may soon be dispelling the heat and humidity in Karachi as the monsoon system approaches. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the metropolis is likely to enjoy rain on Thursday and Friday, across the country. Rain and thundershower with gusty winds is expected today at...

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