Government school teacher arrested for torturing a minor and his savior publicly, Faisalabad

Government school teacher arrested for torturing a minor and his savior publicly, Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: A teacher of Government Boys Primary School, Chak 34-JB, was taken into custody for torturing a seven-year-old child publicly and hitting a man with a hammer who tried to save the victim. The Sandal Bar police took the suspect, identified as Zeeshan, into custody and sent the child, Shahzeb,...

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AKU-EB partners with Baluchistan’s government and UNICEF

AKU-EB partners with Baluchistan’s government and UNICEF

QUETTA: The Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) has signed an agreement with the government of Baluchistan and United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) as part of the larger Baluchistan Basic Education Programme funded by the European Union (EU). Under the agreement which was signed last week, the AKU-EB will...

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CPEC objectives to be unleashed in a 2-day scheduled event, Karachi

CPEC objectives to be unleashed in a 2-day scheduled event, Karachi

KARACHI: The Dawn Media Group, in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Development, is likely to host The CPEC Summit at Karachi’s Bagh-i-Jinnah on Monday and Tuesday as dated April 23 & 24. It’s one of the grand events to be held in the country on the China-Pakistan Economic...

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Domestic violence revealed – What can benefit the deceased after death?

Domestic violence revealed – What can benefit the deceased after death?

TOBA TEK SINGH: A woman, who was allegedly shot DEAD and injured by her brother over a marriage dispute one month ago, was locked up in the house to maintain the secrecy of the incident. Ultimately, she breathed her last at her house without any treatment on Thursday. The Kamalia...

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Urgent meeting scheduled between K-Electric and NEPRA to combat the prolonged power outage issue

Urgent meeting scheduled between K-Electric and NEPRA to combat the prolonged power outage issue

ISLAMABAD: An emergency meeting of K-Electric, Power Division and NEPRA will be held in the federal capital today over the issue of prolonged load-shedding in Karachi. The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) issued an advisory to the Power Division a day earlier, stating the federal government should immediately resume...

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Wife set alight for attending wedding ceremonies without husband’s consent

Wife set alight for attending wedding ceremonies without husband’s consent

A man allegedly doused his wife with petrol and set her on fire in the New Pind area of Sukkur, news officials reported on Thursday. Police said the woman reportedly attended a wedding function at her uncle’s residence against the wishes of her husband, “who also suspected her of being unfaithful to...

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UN honours seven martyred Pakistani peacekeepers

UN honours seven martyred Pakistani peacekeepers

RAWALPINDI: Seven Pakistani peacekeepers who laid their lives for global peace and security were honoured with the UN medal at the UN annual Memorial Ceremony in New York. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres was the chief guest at the ceremony, held at the United Nations headquarters in NewYork. Guterres paid...

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CJP orders withdrawal of security from individuals with no entitlement

CJP orders withdrawal of security from individuals with no entitlement

PESHAWAR: Chief Justice of Pakistan Saqib Nisar on Thursday directed inspector-generals of Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan, and Islamabad to take back security protocols from people who don’t have privilege. The chief justice has set a deadline of 24 hours for the inspector generals to implement the directives. IG Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin...

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Mayor Sadiq Khan named in Time’s most influential list

Mayor Sadiq Khan named in Time’s most influential list

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has been named among 100 influential people all around the world, according to the Time magazine’s annual list. The publication mentions that the compilation is not a measurement of power but for recognising individuals ‘whose time is now’. The list included world leaders such as US...

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Six killed in road crash near Hyderabad

Six killed in road crash near Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: At least six people were killed in a road crash on M-9 Motorway near Hyderabad on Thursday, police said. The incident occurred when one car hit another from the back near Looni Kot while en route to Hyderabad from Karachi, police said. Consequently, the gas cylinder in the vehicle...

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