PM gives a go-ahead for increase in gas prices by 46% explaining the necessity

PM gives a go-ahead for increase in gas prices by 46% explaining the necessity

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan approved on Tuesday increase in gas prices up to 46 per cent as proposed by the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra). Top officials of the Petroleum Division on Tuesday explained to Prime Minister Imran Khan why it was essential for the government to hike...

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Pompeo lands at Noor Khan airbase where Pakistanis receive him, Islamabad

Pompeo lands at Noor Khan airbase where Pakistanis receive him, Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo  arrived Islamabad today, for a daylong visit to hold talks with new Prime Minister Imran Khan to “reset ties between the two countries.” He landed at the Noor Khan airbase where Pakistani officials received him. US military chief of staff Gen Joseph Dunford and...

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View on Aung San Suu Kyi: a deadening silence

View on Aung San Suu Kyi: a deadening silence

In saying nothing about genocide of the Rohingya or the imprisonment of journalists exposing massacres, the Nobel prize winner is morally complicit in the crimes committed by Myanmar’s military. In August the United Nations accused the Myanmar military of committing genocide against the Rohingya in Rakhine state. No one outside the country...

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The presidential character and intangibles of leadership: Hail to the new president – Dr Arif Alvi

The presidential character and intangibles of leadership: Hail to the new president – Dr Arif Alvi

Throughout history, leaders have played a major role in every religious community. They keep religious teachings alive in the hearts and minds of believers and motivate them to follow the true path. They are linchpins within the religious community. Islam has also outlined the need for leaders. Allah says: “And...

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Moral panic over ASF’s female staff lip-syncing in Pakistan continues, creates uproar on social media

Moral panic over ASF’s female staff lip-syncing in Pakistan continues, creates uproar on social media

The Airports Security Force (ASF) decision to penalized a female staff member after a video of her lip-syncing on a song went viral has created an uproar on social networking platforms. The officer, who is stationed at Sialkot airport, has lost two years of service including increments and perks. People...

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CEC to announce official results of the presidential elections 2018 today

CEC to announce official results of the presidential elections 2018 today

ISLAMABAD: Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Justice Sardar Muhammad Raza will announce the final verdict of the presidential election today. After announcement of the official result, the federal government would notify the name of the successful candidate for the office of the President of Pakistan. Earlier, the Election Commission of Pakistan...

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Apple walks, while Amazon sprints: Amazon hits trillion-dollar valuation

Apple walks, while Amazon sprints: Amazon hits trillion-dollar valuation

LOS ANGELES: Amazon’s market value hit $1 trillion on Tuesday, the second company after Apple to hit the milestone, following an incredible journey for the internet giant which has kept a long-term focus since launching as an online bookseller two decades ago. Amazon.com on Tuesday joined Apple in the $1...

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Gold slips due to trade tensions

Gold slips due to trade tensions

LONDON: Gold dipped as concerns over an increasing trade tension amid the United States and China that prompted investors to seek perceived safety in the dollar. A stronger dollar promises dollar-priced gold costlier for non-US investors. Silver hit a 2-1/2 year low of $13.99 an ounce, but was later down...

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Lung cancer symptoms: If this happens to your fingers you could have the deadly disease

Lung cancer symptoms: If this happens to your fingers you could have the deadly disease

LUNG CANCER symptoms usually develop as the disease progresses and aren’t evident in the early stages. There are, however, signs you should look out for, including this symptom in your fingers. The main symptoms of lung cancer include problems associated directly with your lungs. These comprise persistent or long-standing coughs, persistent chest...

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The new televisions in 8K resolution

The new televisions in 8K resolution

The images on an 8K television are composed of 33 million dots or pixels. For the fans of the televisions, the size does matter. And if you want a large screen, you need a higher resolution, to achieve maximum detail with the least distortion. “That’s 8K, it allows us a...

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