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Pakistan climbs up in WEF’s global travel & tourism ranking

Pakistan climbs up in WEF’s global travel & tourism ranking

Pakistan has increased its ranking by one point – currently at 124 out of 136 countries – according to the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 released by the World Economic Forum. In 2016, Pakistan witnessed less than a million international tourists, with an average receipt per arrival estimated  at $328.3. The total receipts from […]

Three people killed, several injured during protests in India-held Kashmir

Three people killed, several injured during protests in India-held Kashmir

REUTERS Three people were killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when police clashed with protesters during a by-election in Srinagar in India-held Kashmir (IHK), an official said. Suspected separatist factions in Kashmir had called for a boycott of the by-polls, resulting in heightened security and low voter turnout when the polling began. […]

Rangers sepoy slain during operation in Dera Ghazi Khan: ISPR

Rangers sepoy slain during operation in Dera Ghazi Khan: ISPR

A Rangers sepoy was slain and another member of the paramilitary force injured during an operation in Dera Ghazi Khan on Sunday. The Pakistan Rangers Punjab conducted a special Intelligence-Based Operation under Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad in the Chhera Thal area, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Five suspected terrorists were killed during the operation, ISPR said. […]

Radd-ul-Fasaad: Five terrorists killed in DG Khan raid

Radd-ul-Fasaad: Five terrorists killed in DG Khan raid

By News Desk At least five terrorists were killed during an intelligence-based raid carried out by Pakistan Rangers Punjab in Dera Ghazi Khan on Sunday. “Five terrorists were killed in Chhera Thal, 40kms south west of Fort Manro,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. “During exchange of fire, sepoy Kamran embraced shahadat […]

Uzair Baloch, brother acquitted in attempted murder case

Uzair Baloch, brother acquitted in attempted murder case

Agencies KARACHI:  A sessions court on Saturday acquitted gangster Uzair Jan Baloch and his brother in a case pertaining to attempted murder and robbery, after the prosecution failed to prove charges against them. Uzair and his brother Zubair Baloch were facing the trial, among others, of allegedly making an attempt on the lives of some […]

Trudeau leads Battle of Vimy 100-year commemoration in France

Trudeau leads Battle of Vimy 100-year commemoration in France

By AFP ARRAS, FRANCE:  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will lead the commemorations on Sunday for the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in France, considered a founding moment in his nation’s history. Trudeau will be joined at the ceremony by French President Francois Hollande and Britain’s Prince Charles and his sons Princes […]

Two killed as light aircraft crashes in north France

Two killed as light aircraft crashes in north France

By AFP STRASBOURG:  Two people were killed when a light aircraft crashed, for unknown reasons, into a field in northeastern France on Saturday, the local council said The accident happened shortly after the plane took off from a strip 70 kilo metres from the city of Metz in the Moselle region. For a reason not […]

Trump’s grandchildren sing for Chinese president in Mandarin

Trump’s grandchildren sing for Chinese president in Mandarin

By News Desk Chinese president and his wife were pleasantly surprised on Saturday when Donald Trump’s grandchildren sang for them in Mandarin. The US president is hosting his Chinese counterpart at his Palm Beach resort, Mar-a-Lago. The ‘Three character classic’ performance video was posted on Instagram by proud mother Ivanka Trump. “Very proud of Arabella […]

Super Highway tanker accident leaves traffic paralysed for 16 hours and counting

Super Highway tanker accident leaves traffic paralysed for 16 hours and counting

Web Desk An oil tanker accident on the Super Highway overnight has left traffic on the motorway paralysed for 16 hours, DawnNews reported. According to police, the traffic jam along the route intensified when, after the accident, cars began going the wrong way. Passengers spent the night stuck in cars cramped bumper-to-bumper along the stretch […]

Trump’s UN envoy says ouster of al-Assad is a priority of US

Trump’s UN envoy says ouster of al-Assad is a priority of US

By Reuters US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said in an interview that she sees regime change in Syria as one of the Trump administration’s priorities in the country wracked by civil war. Defeating Islamic State, pushing Iranian influence out of Syria, and the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad are priorities for […]

Roadside bomb kills nine policemen in northern Afghanistan

Roadside bomb kills nine policemen in northern Afghanistan

By AFP MAZAR-I-SHARIF,:  A roadside bomb killed nine policemen and wounded four others outside their checkpoint in northern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, in the latest casualties ahead of the spring fighting season. The bomb exploded Saturday when police entered a Taliban stronghold they had retaken in Chimtal district in Balkh province following an operation led […]

Indonesia’s police kill six suspected militants

Indonesia’s police kill six suspected militants

JAKARTA:  Indonesia’s police shot dead six suspected Islamic State-linked militants in a gunfight on Java island over the weekend, a police spokesperson said on Sunday. Seven men drove up to a traffic police post on Saturday and fired shots at the officers. Nobody was injured but a car chase ensued. The seven men then abandoned […]

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