Gas leakage ignites fire in Lahore house, woman killed

Gas leakage ignites fire in Lahore house, woman killed

LAHORE: A woman succumbed to her injuries on Monday after a house caught fire in Johar Town. According to the police, Lahore Development Authority school teacher Shumaila, was cooking in the kitchen when a fire broke out due to gas leakage. Husband Asif and four-year old daughter Aila sustained injuries while attempting to save Shumaila. […]

Gatekeeper forced to teach at school in Hyderabad

Gatekeeper forced to teach at school in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: The absence of teachers has pushed a school’s gatekeeper to the classroom in Gul Muhammad Thora village of Hyderabad. While talking to Geo News, the gatekeeper, Iftikhar Ali, said the local administration officials and residents of the area have threatened him of withholding his salary if he refuses to teach the students. The school has over […]

Indian troops open unprovoked firing in Zafarwal sector

Indian troops open unprovoked firing in Zafarwal sector

RAWALPINDI (Yes News) – Indian troops carried out unprovoked firing along the Working Boundary in Zafarwal sector on Monday morning. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Indian army opened firing at 8:30 am Pakistan Rangers Punjab responded effectively and silenced the guns of enemy. However; no loss of life or property has been reported yet. […]

PM arrives at POF to inaugurate up-gradation of brass mill

PM arrives at POF to inaugurate up-gradation of brass mill

WAH (Web Desk) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (PM) on Monday has arrived at Pakistan Ordnance Factory Wah to inaugurate the up-gradation of Brass Mill. He is accompanying with Minister for Interior Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan and Minister for DefenceProduction Rana Tanveer Hussain. Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Chairman POF Lt. General Umar […]

Saleem Shahzad taken into custody at Karachi airport

Saleem Shahzad taken into custody at Karachi airport

KARACHI (Yes News) – Former leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Saleem Shahzad on Monday has been taken into custody on his arrival at Karachi airport from Dubai. According to details, the police officers are holding interrogation from the leader regarding different charges including his escape from the country on fake ID card in 1990s. He […]

UNHCR chief says safe zones would not work in Syria

UNHCR chief says safe zones would not work in Syria

ZURICH: The head of the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday that safe zones would not work inside Syria for people fleeing the country’s nearly six-year-old war. US President Donald Trump said last week he would “absolutely do safe zones in Syria” for refugees escaping violence and that Europe had made a mistake by […]

Government failed to implement NAP: Chairman PPP

Government failed to implement NAP: Chairman PPP

WASHINGTON: Chairman Pakistan Peoples` Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Saturday said that the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurates a project three times for photo op. Addressing a press conference along with senior PPP leader Sherry Rehman in Washington, the party chairman said that the federal and Punjab government failed to actualize concrete action against extremists […]

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi vows to investigate crimes against Rohingya: UN

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi vows to investigate crimes against Rohingya: UN

GENEVA: The top United Nations human rights official said Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi promised on Friday to investigate U.N. allegations of atrocities against Rohingya Muslims. Security forces and police have committed mass killings and gang rapes and burned villages in northern Rakhine state, a U.N. investigation published on Friday found. “I did speak […]

Questions arise over data protection of British Pakistanis

Questions arise over data protection of British Pakistanis

LONDON: Pakistan High Commission has opened “expression of interest” to give contract of visa serves for Pakistan to a new company but questions surrounding transparency and protection of data of Pakistani nationals have surfaced strongly. Pakistan High Commission says that it intends to acquire services of a reputable visa facilitation service provider which should be […]

Trump’s travel ban has revoked 60,000 visas for now

Trump’s travel ban has revoked 60,000 visas for now

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON: About 60,000 visas were revoked under U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily halting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, the State Department said on Friday, in one of several government communications clarifying how the order is being rolled out. The revocation means the government voided travel visas for people trying to enter the […]