Poland shifts on wind ahead of climate meeting

Poland shifts on wind ahead of climate meeting

WARSA: Restrictive legislation introduced by Poland’s right-wing government in 2016 threw a spanner into the works for onshore wind energy, but the easing of some measures now promises to get the sector spinning. The change comes ahead of the COP24 World Climate Conference that opens December 2 in the southern...

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Deadly storms in Italy claim lives of 30 people

Deadly storms in Italy claim lives of 30 people

ROME: Floods have killed 12 people on the southern island of Sicily, nine of them from the same family, rescue services said Sunday, taking the week’s toll across Italy past 30. Six Italian regions remain on high alert for storms. The bodies of nine people were found in their house...

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Mumbai police breaks up SRK’s birthday bash during wee hours

Mumbai police breaks up SRK’s birthday bash during wee hours

Well, following the release of his upcoming film Zero‘s trailer, SRK hosted a birthday bash at a popular restaurant in Mumbai for his close friends, which went into the wee hours of the night. During the span of his career, superstar Shah Rukh Khan has proved his mettle as an actor. He’s...

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PSO officials misuse authority in purchase of oil under agreement with Byco Oil Pvt Ltd, arrest warrants issued

PSO officials misuse authority in purchase of oil under agreement with Byco Oil Pvt Ltd, arrest warrants issued

KARACHI: An accountability court on Saturday issued warrants of arrest for suspects in the Rs23 billion corruption case related to the Pakistan State Oil (PSO). The court issued the order on the references filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against former managing director of PSO Naeem Mir, former general manager...

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PIA’s coincidental mismanagement: Airline leaves behind passengers’ luggage in KSA

PIA’s coincidental mismanagement: Airline leaves behind passengers’ luggage in KSA

The luggage of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passengers coming back after performing umrah has been left behind by the national flag carrier in Saudi Arabia, media reported on Sunday. The PIA flight, PK-762, which reached Karachi from Jeddah at 7:15pm, had left behind the passengers’ luggage back in the kingdom. The flight’s passengers...

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Federal government suspends TLP Khadim Hussain’s official Twitter account

Federal government suspends TLP Khadim Hussain’s official Twitter account

Following a request by the federal government, Twitter has suspended Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Khadim Hussain Rizvi’s official account on the social media platform on Sunday. When one goes to the handle @KhadimRizviReal a notification “Account suspended” is shown. Earlier in the day, Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari showed her...

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Government surrenders to TLP’s demands, disappoints Jemina: “Not Naya Pakistan we hoped for”

Government surrenders to TLP’s demands, disappoints Jemina: “Not Naya Pakistan we hoped for”

The recent unfortunate events have doused hope of a new Pakistan for even Jemima Goldsmith, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ever-so-supportive former wife. Goldsmith took to Twitter to express her dismay on the government’s agreeing to the demands of protesters. Following the five points pact with Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) to end the three-day countrywide...

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Political vengeance: PPP leader Saeed Ghani criticizes Fawad Chaudhry

Political vengeance: PPP leader Saeed Ghani criticizes Fawad Chaudhry

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples’ Party leader Saeed Ghani criticised Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Sunday, saying that he should know that the provinces are autonomous. The PPP leader’s statements came after the federal information minister accused the ruling party in Sindh of doing politics of vengeance. “The centre was held hostage...

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Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar undergoes angioplasty in Rawalpindi

Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar undergoes angioplasty in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar underwent angioplasty at a hospital in Rawalpindi on Sunday. According to sources, the top judge was admitted to the Rawalpindi Institute of Cardiology after he complained of chest pain. The top judge was examined by RIC Chief Major General (retd) Athar Kiyani prior...

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Cold winter spells grip cities across Pakistan

Cold winter spells grip cities across Pakistan

KARACHI: A current spell of cold winds has gripped most of the cities across Pakistan causing a dip in temperatures. Pakistan meteorological department has predicted that mercury is likely to drop by another 2 to 3 degrees more in the following days. According to details, cold increased due to north-east...

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