PIA partners with Turkish IT company to bring modernization and improve its online functionality and accessibility

PIA partners with Turkish IT company to bring modernization and improve its online functionality and accessibility

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) announced that a Turkish IT solutions company HITIT Computer Services, is taking over their IT systems. According to a PIA press release, the new IT system will improve the website’s accessibility and functionality, making online booking “swift and convenient”. The airline’s reservations, inventory control, ticketing, check-in...

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Gas pipeline rupture in Boston claims life of 1, leaving 12 injured, hundreds evacuate homes

Gas pipeline rupture in Boston claims life of 1, leaving 12 injured, hundreds evacuate homes

ANDOVER: At least six people were injured and hundreds were ordered to evacuate their homes following a series of 70 explosions that rocked three communities near Boston on Thursday, apparently triggered by an overpressurized gas pipeline rupture, local officials stated. Live TV images broadcasted firefighters battling blazes in Lawrence, Andover...

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Bereaved father continues to fill 600 potholes in India in the memory of his deceased son

Bereaved father continues to fill 600 potholes in India in the memory of his deceased son

Dadarao Bilhore smooths the road surface, rests his shovel, looks to the sky and prays for his son, one of thousands of Indians killed every year in accidents caused by potholes. Mumbai’s Prakash Bilhore, 16, a young student, died in July 2015. To help deal with his grief, Prakash´s bereaved...

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Nawaz trio: Parole officially extended till 17th September

Nawaz trio: Parole officially extended till 17th September

LAHORE: Punjab government late Thursday extended the parole granted to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar till Monday (September 17) 4pm. The Punjab Home Department issued a notification on Thursday night regarding the extension in the parole of the Nawaz trio,...

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MQM-P confirms receiving Sattar’s resignation: “I have resigned due to personal reasons”, concludes the MQM politician

MQM-P confirms receiving Sattar’s resignation: “I have resigned due to personal reasons”, concludes the MQM politician

KARACHI: On Thursday, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Dr Farooq Sattar resigned from the party’s top decision-making body, Rabita Committee. “I have tendered my resignation due to personal reasons,” Sattar told journalists. The development has come in the backdrop of Sattar’s confirmation that he is consulting his close friends over...

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PM Imran Khan to inaugurate 2 new trains today; Rawalpindi Express and Mianwali Rail Car

PM Imran Khan to inaugurate 2 new trains today; Rawalpindi Express and Mianwali Rail Car

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate two new trains on Friday, namely; Rawalpindi Express and Mianwali Rail Car. According to Pakistan Railways, the Mianwali Rail Car consists of nine passenger coaches. However, the manufacturing cost of the rail car was Rs8.5 million, the statement read. Mianwali Rail Car will...

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Public briefed about PTI’s forthcoming mini budget; An attempt to increase revenue generation

Public briefed about PTI’s forthcoming mini budget; An attempt to increase revenue generation

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf will present a mini budget in the National Assembly on Friday by altering the Finance Bill 2018-19. If rumors are to be believed, these amendments will be exercised in an attempt to increase revenue generation. The summary of mini-budget has been drafted and is set to...

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Begum Kulsoom Nawaz: Corpse arrives from London to Lahore

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz: Corpse arrives from London to Lahore

LAHORE: The body of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, Pakistan’s former first lady, was moved to Jati Umra on Friday morning, almost half an hour after a flight carrying it from London landed at Allama Iqbal International Airport during wee hours. As per details, 13 members of Sharif family, including Shehbaz Sharif,...

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IBO: 4 terrorists killed, and 3 soldiers martyred

IBO: 4 terrorists killed, and 3 soldiers martyred

RAWALPINDI: An intelligence-based operation in North Waziristan claimed lives of four terrorists who got killed while three soldiers embraced martyrdom, as per Inter-Service Public Relations press release on Thursday. According to the ISPR, security forces initiatted an IBO in North Waziristan against terrorists involved in an attack on armed forces...

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