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Malaysia seizes big shipment of rhino horns at airport

Malaysia seizes big shipment of rhino horns at airport

By AFP SEPANG:   Enforcement officials in Malaysia have seized 18 rhinoceros horns imported from Mozambique, weighing 51.4 kilo grammes and worth US$3.1 million, a senior customs official said on Monday. Airport customs director Hamzah Sundang said officials acting on a tip-off discovered the horns in a wooden crate at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport cargo […]

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

By AFP KANO, NIGERIA:  Boko Haram militants have killed eight loggers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, vigilantes and residents told AFP on Sunday. The militant gunmen on Saturday stopped nine loggers in a pickup truck near Kayamla village, 10 kilometres from the city, murdering eight while one managed to escape. “The gunmen stopped […]

NSA hacked Pakistani mobile networks: WikiLeaks

NSA hacked Pakistani mobile networks: WikiLeaks

By Tech Desk Whistleblowing organisation WikiLeaks has claimed US National Security Agency operators have been spying on Pakistani mobile networks. The revelation came as a hacker group, which had previously released data suggesting the US agency may have been monitoring hundreds of IP addresses in Pakistan, released a new cache of information detailing how the agency accessed private and […]

Stockholm suspect, IS sympathiser who ‘partied and drank’

Stockholm suspect, IS sympathiser who ‘partied and drank’

By AFP STOCKHOLM:  The main suspect in the Stockholm truck attack is an Uzbek construction worker and father-of-four believed to have IS sympathies, who went underground to avoid deportation from Sweden, police and reports said on Sunday. Media quoted his colleagues as saying he was not “particularly religious” and that he “partied and drank”. Swedish […]

CHINA’S NUCLEAR ENVOY IN SEOUL AMID TALK OF TRUMP ACTION AGAINST N KOREA

CHINA’S NUCLEAR ENVOY IN SEOUL AMID TALK OF TRUMP ACTION AGAINST N KOREA

SEOUL/TOKYO – A Chinese envoy arrives in South Korea on Monday to discuss North Korea’s increasingly defiant weapons programme as a US Navy strike group heads to the region amid concerns Pyongyang may be readying a fresh nuclear test. North Korea marks several major anniversaries this month and often marks the occasions with major tests […]

LAND GRABBING: PUNJAB GOVT ORDERS INQUIRY OF MAIZA HAMEED’S HUSBAND

LAND GRABBING: PUNJAB GOVT ORDERS INQUIRY OF MAIZA HAMEED’S HUSBAND

ISLAMABAD (News Desk) – The Punjab government has on Monday ordered investigation of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Maiza Hameed’s husband over land grabbing. Muhammad Umer Arshad, husband of PML-N leader Maiza Hameed is occupying 1587 canal land for the last six years near Head Islam but Canal and Revenue Departments failed to take action […]

TERRORISM AND EXTREMISM HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH ISLAM: IMAM-E-KAABA

TERRORISM AND EXTREMISM HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH ISLAM: IMAM-E-KAABA

LAHORE (News Desk) – Imam-e-Kaaba Sheikh Saleh bin Muhammad Ibrahim has on Monday said that terrorism and extremism has nothing to do with Islam. Addressing the people after leading the Fajr prayers at Mansoora, he said that the Muslims of the whole world see Pakistan as a hope. The Imam-e-Kaaba said that the enemies of […]

PPP GOVT PROVIDED BANNED ORGANIZATION DATA TO UK

PPP GOVT PROVIDED BANNED ORGANIZATION DATA TO UK

ISLAMABAD (News Desk) – In yet another shocking disclosure, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) had in its tenure signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of the United Kingdom and provided them the data regarding the banned organization. The cabinet of Yousaf Raza Gillani had given the nod to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) […]

FIRST EDITION OF DAILY 92 NEWS HITS SHELVES

FIRST EDITION OF DAILY 92 NEWS HITS SHELVES

LAHORE (News Desk) – Following the success of first ever hdplus news channel in Pakistan, the Lahore-based 92 News Media group has today launched its Urdu newspaper daily 92 News. 92 News group has launched a national level Urdu language newspaper ‘Daily 92 News’ in order to keep the masses aware of current political and […]

Sindh IGP A.D. Khawaja orders enquiry into Karachi heritage building demolition

Sindh IGP A.D. Khawaja orders enquiry into Karachi heritage building demolition

Our Correspondent Sindh Inspector General Police A.D. Khawaja on Monday launched an enquiry into the demolition of a 100-year-old building inside Jufelhurst School in Karachi’s Soldier Bazaar as citizens and activists are up in arms against the move. The IGP has ordered that a discreet enquiry into the suspected involvement of police officials in the […]

Drug-resistant TB on rise as most patients stop treatment

Drug-resistant TB on rise as most patients stop treatment

THE NEWSPAPER’S STAFF REPORTER LAHORE: Medicines-resistant cases of tuberculosis are on the rise primarily because most patients stop treatment half-way when they have side effects including vomiting, rashes, jaundice and serious nerve damage. In order to check the spread of drug-resistant TB, the fully automated Gene-Xpert machine will be provided at all the district headquarters […]

A journey with PSO

A journey with PSO

Pakistan State Oil, after a hiatus of almost 10 years, launches a corporate campaign to mark its 40 years in business. Pakistan State Oil (PSO), after a hiatus of almost 10 years, recently launched a corporate campaign to mark 40 years in business. What makes this campaign different is that for the first time, the […]

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