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Indonesia quake, tsunami confirmed death toll rises to 1,234

Indonesia quake, tsunami confirmed death toll rises to 1,234

JAKARTA: The confirmed death toll from an earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island has risen to 1,234, from 844, the national disaster mitigation agency said on Tuesday.A 7.5 magnitude earthquake on Friday triggered tsunami waves as high as six metres, which swept ashore at the small city of Palu, on the west coast of Sulawesi. […]

Hyundai signs deal to sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks

Hyundai signs deal to sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks

SEOUL: Hyundai said on Wednesday it will sell 1,000 hydrogen-powered trucks in Switzerland over the next five years through a new tie-up, betting the vehicles could beat battery-powered models sold by the likes of Tesla Inc.South Korea’s Hyundai and Japan’s Toyota are among a handful of car makers doubling down on hydrogen vehicles amid an intensifying […]

All torched GB schools to to be opened by September 1 to ‘defeat the terrorists’: official

All torched GB schools to to be opened by September 1 to ‘defeat the terrorists’: official

The government of Gilgit-Baltistan on Monday decided that classes will resume on September 1 at all schools of Diamer district, including those attacked by extremists last week. “The government has decided to reopen the educational institutions to defeat the terrorists,” GB government spokesman Faizullah Faraq told DawnNewsTV. The government has directed officials of the schools and […]

India eager to cement No 1 status with series win in England

India eager to cement No 1 status with series win in England

India may be the world’s top-ranked Test side but they still face accusations they are lions at home and lambs abroad. But a series win in England, where Virat Kohli’s men begin a five-Test campaign at Edgbaston on Wednesday, would go some way to ridding India of that unwanted tag. In the past five years, […]

Departmental T-20 Women Cricket Championship to commence from May 1

Departmental T-20 Women Cricket Championship to commence from May 1

The PCB Women’s wing is organizing Departmental T-20 Women Cricket Championship which is to commence from May 1, 2018, at National Stadium, Karachi. T he matches will be (20) Overs a side where 3 departmental teams i.e. Zarai Tarakiati Bank (ZTBL), State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), Higher Education Commission (HEC), along with PCB XI will […]

Richest 1 percent bagged 82 percent of wealth created last year – poorest half of humanity got nothing, says Oxfam.

Richest 1 percent bagged 82 percent of wealth created last year – poorest half of humanity got nothing, says Oxfam.

By;ASGHAR ALI MUBARAK Islamabad; At the close of the 20th century, the presumption was that greater economic interdependence among countries, buttressed by liberal democratic institutions, would ensure peace and stability well into the new century. However, eighty two percent of the wealth generated last year went to the richest one percent of the global population, […]

Yakeen Ka Safar Last Episode HUM TV Drama | 1 November 2017

Yakeen Ka Safar Last Episode HUM TV Drama | 1 November 2017

 یقین کا سفر (آخری قسط) ایمان کے بعد یقین کا سفر ایک یادگار سیریل ۔ ہم ٹی وی ایسی تعمیری کہانیاں پیش کرنے پر مبارکباد کا مستحق ہے جس میں نوجوان نسل کیلئے بے پناہ سبق پوشیدہ ہیں۔ مومنہ درید اور درید قریشی نے ہمم ٹی وی کو ایک بہترین  ادارہ بنا دیا ہے جس میں […]

About 1,000 State Department officials sign dissent memo: source

About 1,000 State Department officials sign dissent memo: source

Roughly 1,000 US State Department officials signed an internal dissent memo critical of President Donald Trump’s travel ban for refugees and immigrants from six Muslim-majority countries, a source familiar with the document said on Tuesday. A senior State Department official confirmed that the memorandum in the department’s “dissent channel” had been submitted to management. White […]

NASA unveils spaceship hatch 50 years after fatal Apollo 1 fire

NASA unveils spaceship hatch 50 years after fatal Apollo 1 fire

NASA on Friday marked the 50th anniversary of its moon program’s fatal Apollo launchpad fire with the first public display of the scorched hatch that trapped three astronauts inside their spaceship during a routine pre-launch test. NASA astronauts Virgil “Gus” Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee died when thick smoke filled the crew module of […]