1 killed, 15 others injured as 2 women defy the hindu temple ban

1 killed, 15 others injured as 2 women defy the hindu temple ban

One person was killed and at least 15 injured in violence across southern India´s Kerala state which broke out after two women defied traditionalists to enter one of Hinduism´s holiest temples, police said Thursday. Clashes were reported across the state after the two women activists, escorted by police, entered the...

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PTI MNA Dewan Sachanand imprisoned for 3 years

PTI MNA Dewan Sachanand imprisoned for 3 years

TANDO ADAM: A court on Thursday sentenced Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MPA Dewan Sachanand to three years in prison in a case pertaining to a bounced cheque. A judicial magistrate in Tando Adam heard the case pertaining to fraud. During the hearing, Judge Kamran Kalhoro handed a three-year prison term to Sachanand after he...

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Anti-encroachment operations resume, nearly 150 shops razed in Korangi

Anti-encroachment operations resume, nearly 150 shops razed in Korangi

KARACHI: As a part of an ongoing anti-encroachment operation, over 150 more shops will be razed in the Korangi area of the metropolis on Thursday (today). According to details, the anti-encroachment cell will reach the site with heavy machinery at 5:30 pm today. The shops established on Korangi’s nullah will...

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Ogra inches up LPG price by Rs.2

Ogra inches up LPG price by Rs.2

ISLAMABAD: The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) on Thursday increased the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs2 per kilogramme. According to a notification, the Ogra has fixed the LPG price at Rs115 per kg. With an increase of Rs23, domestic cylinder will now be sold for Rs1361....

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Trump derides Indian PM Modi for funding Afghanistan’s library

Trump derides Indian PM Modi for funding Afghanistan’s library

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday derided Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funding a library in Afghanistan, suggesting it was of no use. Trump brought up India’s aid during a rambling press appearance at a cabinet meeting as he defended his push for the United States to invest less...

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PFA initiates a province-wide crackdown of energy drinks

PFA initiates a province-wide crackdown of energy drinks

Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has started a province-wide crackdown on the sale of energy drinks. PFA Officers have been given the go-ahead to start discarding these caffeinated drinks from the markets. Beverage manufacturers were given a deadline of 31st December 2018 to pull the drinks with the word ‘energy’ on its packaging...

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WhatsApp to pull off services from certain phones in 2019

WhatsApp to pull off services from certain phones in 2019

WhatsApp will forever be lauded for revolutionizing communication and instant messaging. In its aim to offer even better service to its users, the application has recently announced that it will stop working on a number of gadgets. WhatsApp is likely to pull off its support for Nokia S40 Smartphone series after...

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UNICEF 2018 report claimed that 4% of newborns on new year would be Pakistanis

UNICEF 2018 report claimed that 4% of newborns on new year would be Pakistanis

As per UNICEF’s reports, estimatedly, 15,000 babies were to be born in Pakistan on New Year’s Day. According to it, Pakistani babies were to account for 4% of all babies born in the world on New Year’s Day. Moreover, it had claimed that of the 395, 072 babies born around...

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Former PM Nawaz Sharif cleans his jail quarter at Kot Lakhpat prison himself

Former PM Nawaz Sharif cleans his jail quarter at Kot Lakhpat prison himself

LAHORE: Deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif cleans the jail room himself at Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat prison, said Mirza Shahid Saleem Baig, the inspector-general (IG) of prisons for Punjab. While addressing media, Mr. Shahid Saleem revealed that the hard labor taken from the convicted former premier in jail is limited to cleaning...

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Sahib-e-Asra; Pakistan’s fastest female athlete and an “imam’s” pride

Sahib-e-Asra; Pakistan’s fastest female athlete and an “imam’s” pride

Sahib-e-Asra is not just killing competition but also killing stereotypes. She is Pakistan’s fastest female athlete and also happens to be the daughter of an imam (religious preacher). The young woman, who is a native of Faisalabad, started her career as an athlete runner back in school, taking part in...

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