Saudi-bound PIA flight makes ‘technical landing’ in Lahore

Saudi-bound PIA flight makes ‘technical landing’ in Lahore

Monitoring Desk KARACHI:  The pilot of a Saudi-bound Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight, which took off from Sialkot earlier in the morning, made a technical landing at Lahore airport, the airlines spokesperson said. “First of all, it was not an emergency landing because an emergency landing is different from a technical landing,” Mashood Tajwar told The […]

Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

Thirteen dead in Mexican prison as authorities put down riot

By AFP Relatives of inmates wait for news of their loved ones outside the Cadereyta state prison after a riot broke out at the prison, in Cadereyta Jimenez, on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico October 10, 2017. PHOTO: REUTERS/Daniel BecerrilMONTERREY:  Mexican security forces used lethal force Tuesday to put down a prison riot in clashes that […]

Child obesity grows tenfold since 1975: study

Child obesity grows tenfold since 1975: study

By AFP PARIS:  The world had 10 times as many obese children and teenagers last year than in 1975, but underweight kids still outnumbered them, a study said Wednesday.Warning of a “double burden” of malnutrition, researchers said the rate of increase in obesity far outstripped the decline in under-nutrition. “If post-2000 trends continue, child and adolescent […]

Arshi Khan who claimed she had sex with Shahid Afridi to appear on Bigg Boss 11

Arshi Khan who claimed she had sex with Shahid Afridi to appear on Bigg Boss 11

  By Entertainment Desk Indian actor and model Arshi Khan, who had hit the headlines in 2015 when she had claimed that she had sex with Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi, is appearing as one of the contestants on Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss 11. Other contestants include celebrities Hina Khan, Shilpa Shinde, Hiten Tejwani and Priyank Sharma. https://twitter.com/ColorsTV/status/914537053370515456/photo/1 Two years ago, Arshi […]

Unsent text message passes for will in Australia

Unsent text message passes for will in Australia

By AFP YDNEY:  A dead man’s unsent text message leaving his home and pension to his brother rather than his wife and son and signed off with a smiley face emoji has been ruled a legitimate will by an Australian court.The draft message, addressed to the man’s brother, was found on his phone after he took […]

Myanmar takes first step to ease Buddhist-Muslim tension

Myanmar takes first step to ease Buddhist-Muslim tension

By Reuters YANGON:  Myanmar on Tuesday launched its first bid to improve relations between Buddhists and Muslims since an eruption of deadly violence in August inflamed communal tension and triggered an exodus of some 520,000 Muslims to Bangladesh.Rohingya Muslims are still fleeing, more than six weeks after Rohingya insurgents attacked security forces in western Myanmar’s Rakhine […]

Who’s the moron? Trump challenges Tillerson to IQ test

Who’s the moron? Trump challenges Tillerson to IQ test

By AFP WASHINGTON:  Donald Trump’s feud with top diplomat Rex Tillerson burst back into the open Tuesday, after the US president joked that he and his Secretary of State should compare IQ scores.Having loudly dismissed reports that Tillerson had once called him a “moron,” Trump refused to let the controversy go, renewing questions about Tillerson’s future. […]

Serial attacker: Karachi police increase reward money by Rs0.5m

Serial attacker: Karachi police increase reward money by Rs0.5m

KARACHI: After failing to trace the serial attacker, the police department has increased on Tuesday the amount of the reward money from Rs0.5 million to Rs1 million. The police department has also issued new pictures of the suspect and his motorcycle. As many as 13 women, including unmarried girls and married women, have so far become […]

Bilawal Bhutto condemns posting of convicted police officer in Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto assassination case

Bilawal Bhutto condemns posting of convicted police officer in Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto assassination case

KARACHI, October 10: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that promotion and posting to Police officers convicted in Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto assassination case by trial court was an “ugly message” from Sharif brothers government to the people of Pakistan, especially the followers of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto. It may be recalled […]

Provincial Minister for Works and Services Imdad Ali Pitafi called on Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

Provincial Minister for Works and Services Imdad Ali Pitafi called on Chairman PPP Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

KARACHI: Provincial Minister for Works and Services Imdad Ali Pitafi called on the Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari at Bilawal House on Tuesday. Minister Imdad Pitafi briefed the PPP Chairman about the pace of development works and assured that every possible efforts are being taken for timely completion of development schemes without compromising […]

Kim Jong Un appointed his sister to ruling body, Defends Nuclear Program as North Korea’s ‘Treasured Sword’

Kim Jong Un appointed his sister to ruling body, Defends Nuclear Program as North Korea’s ‘Treasured Sword’

Leader‘s sister appointed to ruling body during meeting at which he spoke  (Monitoring Desk)North Korea leader Kim Jong Un defended his nuclear-weapons program in a weekend speech, calling it a “treasured sword” protecting the country’s independence, state media reported Sunday, as U.S. President Donald Trump said “only one thing will work” to rein in Pyongyang’s […]