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Bindia ishaq expressed condolences on the death of Abid sher Ali’s mother

Bindia ishaq expressed condolences on the death of Abid sher Ali’s mother

Europe:(Report By Chief ikram uddin) President of the jazba-e-itihad Union of Journalists Europe Lahore Organization Bindia ishaq expressed condolence on the death of former Federal Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali’s mother.According to details Bindia ishaq expressed her condolences on the death of former federal minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali’s […]

UN chief ‘deeply troubled’ by Khashoggi death

UN chief ‘deeply troubled’ by Khashoggi death

UNITED NATIONS (AFP) – United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said Friday he was “deeply troubled” by Saudi Arabia’s confirmation of the death of prominent dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at its consulate in Istanbul.”The Secretary-General is deeply troubled by the confirmation of the death of Jamal Khashoggi. He extends his condolences to Mr Khashoggi’s family and […]

Inquest into Roebuck death set to be reopened – report

Inquest into Roebuck death set to be reopened – report

SYDNEY (AFP) – An inquest into the supposed suicide of renowned cricket writer Peter Roebuck in South Africa in 2011 is set to be reopened, his former employer reported Monday.English-born Roebuck, 55, was covering the Test series between South Africa and Australia when he plunged to his death from the Southern Sun Hotel in Cape […]

PTI lawmaker for death sentence of corrupt

PTI lawmaker for death sentence of corrupt

LAHORE:A legislator of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has vowed to introduce a bill, recommending death sentence for politicians who hold a public office but are found guilty of corruption.The PTI’s Mussarat Jamshed Cheema told The Express Tribune that ‘they’ are bringing legislation to award death sentence to corrupt politicians.“Several other countries including China awards death sentence to the politicians […]

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. […]

Indonesia rushes aid to Sulawesi as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 830

Indonesia rushes aid to Sulawesi as death toll from quake, tsunami passes 830

PALU, Indonesia (Reuters) – Indonesian authorities scrambled on Monday to get aid and rescue equipment into quake-hit Sulawesi island, and prepared to bury some of the more than 800 dead, while shaken survivors streamed out of the area in search of food and shelter.The confirmed death toll of 832 looked certain to rise as rescuers […]

Aqib’s murder: ATC hands death sentence to ex-session judge Sikandar Lashari

Aqib’s murder: ATC hands death sentence to ex-session judge Sikandar Lashari

KARACHI – An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday has handed death sentence to former session judge Sikandar Lashari for murdering son of fellow judge.According to details, more than 20 witnesses recorded their statements during trial of the case.It is to be mentioned here that session judge Khalid Shahani’s son Aqib Shahani was killed on February […]

Death toll climbs in Nigeria flooding: relief agency

Death toll climbs in Nigeria flooding: relief agency

ABUJA (AFP) – Nearly 200 people have died in flooding caused by heavy seasonal rains across 12 states in Nigeria, the country’s main relief agency said on Thursday.The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said 199 people had lost their lives after the main Niger and Benue rivers burst their banks.A national disaster has been declared […]

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 91; tourists evacuated

Indonesia quake death toll rises to 91; tourists evacuated

Indonesia evacuated hundreds of tourists from popular resorts and sent rescuers fanning across the holiday island of Lombok Monday after a powerful quake killed at least 91 people and reduced thousands of buildings to rubble. The shallow 6.9-magnitude quake sparked terror among tourists and locals alike, coming just a week after another deadly tremor surged […]

COAS confirms death sentence of 12 ‘hardcore terrorists’

COAS confirms death sentence of 12 ‘hardcore terrorists’

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday confirmed the death sentences of 12 “hardcore terrorists” sentenced by military courts, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. The convicts “were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism” including attacks on security and law enforcement agencies, destruction of an educational institution and a […]

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