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Increase in petroleum prices challenged in LHC

Increase in petroleum prices challenged in LHC

LAHORE (Yes News) – Increase in the prices of petroleum products has been challenged in Lahore High Court (LHC) today (Thursday). According to details, the plaintiff has demanded to return the additional sales tax. The federal government had increased petroleum prices for fifteen days. The finance minister Ishaq Dar told that petrol prices have been raised […]

Nearly 500 arrested in California human trafficking raids

Nearly 500 arrested in California human trafficking raids

NEW YORK (Yes News) – Almost 500 people were arrested in a crackdown on human trafficking in California, police said on Wednesday, in raids that also led to the rescue of more than 50 victims, including children. Police said they had rescued 28 children, some of whom had been reported missing, and also 27 adults […]

Indecent videos case: Female officer directed to present report in 48 hours

Indecent videos case: Female officer directed to present report in 48 hours

SIALKOT (Yes News) – Authorities have taken notice regarding heinous crime of making indecent videos of women in the name of marriage. According to details, the concerning department has appointed female officer Riffat Bukhari for the inquiry of the case. The investigation officer has also been directed to present the report in 48 hours. Moreover, the […]

Seafood of $183.451 mln, meat $105.690 mln exported in 6 months

Seafood of $183.451 mln, meat $105.690 mln exported in 6 months

ISLAMABAD (Yes News) – Fish and fish preparations worth of $183.451 million exported from the country during first half of current financial year as against the exports $166.286 million of the corresponding period of last year. Seafood exports from the country during the period from July-December, 2016-17 witnessed 10.32 percent increase as compared to same […]

Romanians rally in biggest anti-corruption protest in decades

Romanians rally in biggest anti-corruption protest in decades

BUCHAREST (Yes News) – More than 250,000 Romanians demonstrated on Wednesday against a government decree decriminalizing some graft offences, seen as the biggest retreat on reforms since the country joined the European Union in 2007. Romania’s top judicial watchdog, the Superior Magistrates’ Council (CSM), earlier in the day filed a constitutional court challenge to the […]

PM meets International Trade Center’s Executive Director in Islamabad

PM meets International Trade Center’s Executive Director in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Thursday has met Executive Director of Geneva based International Trade Center Arancha Gonzalez in Islamabad. Talking to Arancha Gonzalez, PM said Pakistan is on its way to achieve further higher growth trajectory in the coming months. He said Pakistan is looking forward to enhanced interaction […]

Rangers conduct operation against gang war activists in Karachi’s Chakiwara

Rangers conduct operation against gang war activists in Karachi’s Chakiwara

KARACHI (Yes News) – Karachi is still haunted by different criminal activities at altered places, and its peace could still not been restored completely. According to details, Rangers in large number have entered Thursday in Karachi’s Chakiwara after members of gang war tried to block the area that increased tension in it as well as […]

Girl, boy commit suicide by jumping in front of train in Gujranwala

Girl, boy commit suicide by jumping in front of train in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: In recent years, Pakistani couples not accepted by one partner’s family or the other’s have chosen to end their lives. However, what happened in Gujranwala on Wednesday breaks away from the regular tradition. From Romeo and Juliet to Laila Majnu, fiction is littered with examples where couples killed themselves because their love was not […]

Israel says will build 3,000 new homes in West Bank settlements

Israel says will build 3,000 new homes in West Bank settlements

Israel announced plans on Tuesday for 3,000 more settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the third such declaration in eleven days since U.S. President Donald Trump took office. Trump has signaled he could be more accommodating toward such projects than his predecessor Barack Obama. A statement from the Israeli Defence Ministry, which administers lands […]

Non-stick chemicals common in fast food packaging: study

Non-stick chemicals common in fast food packaging: study

MIAMI: Burgers, fries, tacos and pastries come wrapped in grease-proof paper and boxes that often contain non-stick chemicals that may be able to leach into food, US researchers said Wednesday. The study in the journal Environmental Science and Technology Letters tested more than 400 samples from 27 fast food chains in the United States. Almost […]

More than $900,000 raised to rebuild Texas mosque destroyed in fire

More than $900,000 raised to rebuild Texas mosque destroyed in fire

More than $900,000 has been raised in an online fundraiser for a south Texas mosque destroyed by fire over the weekend, exceeding the amount needed to rebuild the place of worship, according to the fundraising page on Monday. The GoFundMe page for the Victoria Islamic Center received donations from more than 19,000 people in the […]

Smoking costs $1.4 trillion in health care, labour loss: study

Smoking costs $1.4 trillion in health care, labour loss: study

PARIS: Smoking cost the world economy more than $1.4 trillion in 2012, and sucked up a twentieth of health care spending, a study said Tuesday. The killer habit consumed the equivalent of nearly two percent of global economic output or GDP, according to experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the American Cancer Society, […]

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