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18-year-old jumps off tower in Multan ‘for love’

18-year-old jumps off tower in Multan ‘for love’

Monitoring Desk   An 18-year-old boy was seriously injured after he jumped off a three-hundred feet high mobile phone tower in Multan on Tuesday. Arsalan climbed up the tower and threatened to jump if his family did not consent to his marriage to the girl he loved, Rescue 1122 told The Express Tribune.    The […]

Boeing to lay off hundreds more engineers

Boeing to lay off hundreds more engineers

Agencies Boeing Co warned employees on Monday it planned another round of involuntary layoffs that would affect hundreds of engineers at its commercial airplanes unit, according to a source and a memo seen by Reuters.The latest job cuts followed a prior involuntary reduction of 245 workers set for May 19 as the company responded to […]

US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995

US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995

By Reuters NEW YORK:  US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995, a Reuters analysis of federal data showed on Tuesday, even as United Continental Holdings (UAL.N) has kicked up a storm over the practice. Compelling ticketed passengers to give up a seat can be costly, and as United has […]

China’s new globalization order sees Pakistan off its list

China’s new globalization order sees Pakistan off its list

Agencies Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif meets Chinese President Xi Jinping. PHOTO: REUTERS HONG KONG: China’s President Xi Jinping, while addressing global political and business leaders recently at the World Economic Forum in Davos, made a remarkable speech defending globalisation and free trade. The president warned the international community that no one will emerge as a winner […]

Pakistan’s largest-ever census kicks off in 63 districts amid tight security

Pakistan’s largest-ever census kicks off in 63 districts amid tight security

Pakistan’s largest-ever census kicks off in 63 districts amid tight security AFP An official from the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics collects information from a resident during a census as security personnel guard them in Peshawar on March 15.— AFP Pakistan’s largest-ever population census kicked off on Wednesday in 63 districts of the country after a […]

Indian woman cuts off husband’s genitals after being denied sex for 10 years

Indian woman cuts off husband’s genitals after being denied sex for 10 years

Indian woman cuts off husband’s genitals after being denied sex for 10 years By News Desk A woman from northern Uttar Pradesh, India, severed her husband’s genitals on Thursday after he refused to have physical relations with her, according to a report in the Hindustan Times. The 34 year-old victim, who is a cab operator, […]

Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi face off in PSL 2017 opener

Islamabad United, Peshawar Zalmi face off in PSL 2017 opener

DUBAI: Defending champions Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi are all set to clash in the Pakistan Super League 2017 opener today (Thursday). Islamabad had a rough start to the inaugural PSL edition last year. After four heavy defeats in their first six games, almost everybody had written off Misbah’s men. However, the team rose from […]

Obama bans oil drilling ‘permanently’ off Alaska, part of Atlantic coast

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday banned new oil and gas drilling in federal waters in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, in a push to leave his stamp on the environment before Republican Donald Trump takes office next month. Obama used a 1950s-era law called the Outer Continental Shelf Act that allows presidents to […]