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NEPRA seeks report on Karachi power breakdown

NEPRA seeks report on Karachi power breakdown

ISLAMABAD:The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has taken serious notice of a major power breakdown in Karachi, which occurred on November 12, 2018, and directed K-Electric (KE) to provide a detailed report immediately.According to media reports, the city witnessed another major breakdown in the early hours of November 12, caused due to closure of […]

Exit from Pakistan: Aasia Bibi report sourced from BBC Urdu rebutted

Exit from Pakistan: Aasia Bibi report sourced from BBC Urdu rebutted

The government has rebutted a front page story in Thursday’s edition of The Express Tribune, “Aasia Bibi flies out of Pakistan”.To put the record straight, The Express Tribune wants to clarify to its readers that the story in question was based on a BBC Urdu report which claimed on the authority of “interior ministry sources” that Aasia Bibi […]

Ball-tampering report slams arrogant Cricket Australia culture

Ball-tampering report slams arrogant Cricket Australia culture

(AFP) – A review into a ball-tampering scandal has condemned an “arrogant” and “controlling” culture at Cricket Australia that led to players cheating in pursuit of victory.The independent review by the Sydney-based Ethics Centre accused Cricket Australia (CA) of only paying lip service to the spirit of the game, leaving players without any moral guidance.”Responsibility […]

Protecting nature the best way to keep planet cool: report

Protecting nature the best way to keep planet cool: report

PARIS (AFP) – The best and fairest way to cap global warming is to empower indigenous forest peoples, reduce food waste and slash meat consumption, an alliance of 38 NGOs said Monday.Restoring natural forest ecosystems, securing the land rights of local communities and revamping the global food system could cut greenhouse emissions 40 percent by […]

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 […]

Saudi crown prince ordered op against missing journalist: report

Saudi crown prince ordered op against missing journalist: report

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince and de facto ruler ordered an operation targeting journalist and US resident Jamal Khashoggi, who has been missing for more than a week, The Washington Post reported Wednesday citing US intelligence intercepts.Khashoggi – a US resident and one of the more outspoken critics of the regime of King Salman and his son, Crown […]

CM office responsible for Pakpattan DPO transfer: report

CM office responsible for Pakpattan DPO transfer: report

ISLAMABAD: Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar’s office ordered the transfer of District Police Officer (DPO) Rizwan Gondal, revealed a report submitted to the Supreme Court in the Khawar Maneka case.The report stated that political influence was used in the transfer of the police officer and Inspector General Khaleem Imam simply “rubber-stamped” the order.“Orders of transferring Ex-DPO Pakpattan at […]

Terrorist attacks decreased by 22 percent in Pakistan: US report

Terrorist attacks decreased by 22 percent in Pakistan: US report

NEW YORK  – US State Department on Thursday has issued its annual Country Reports on Terrorism for the year 2017. According to the annex of statistical information, in 2017, the total number of terrorist attacks reported in Pakistan decreased 22 percent, and the total number of deaths decreased 11 percent; however, the total number of people […]

SC directs FIA to submit report on 2,700 properties owned by Pakistanis in UAE

SC directs FIA to submit report on 2,700 properties owned by Pakistanis in UAE

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to present a report within 15 days pertaining to the legality of 2,700 properties acquired by Pakistanis in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice Saqib Nisar was hearing the suo moto case on assets owned by Pakistani nationals in foreign countries.Director […]

‘High-profile Afghan-trained suspect’ allegedly involved in Diamer school attacks: police report

‘High-profile Afghan-trained suspect’ allegedly involved in Diamer school attacks: police report

Police in Gilgit-Baltistan on Thursday said that a ‘militant commander’ suspected of involvement in the Diamer school attacks, who was killed during a search operation earlier this week, was a “high-profile Afghan-trained suspect”. Diamer Superintendent Police (SP) Rai Ajmal in a report submitted to the Diamer deputy inspector general (DIG) of police said that the suspect, […]

North Korea developing new missiles: report

North Korea developing new missiles: report

US intelligence agencies have found that North Korea is building new missiles, based on satellite photographs taken in recent weeks and other new evidence, The Washington Post reported on Monday. Just weeks after a high-stakes summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Pyongyang appears to be developing at least one or two liquid-fueled […]

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