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Trailer of ‘Pinky Memsaab’ shows bittersweet tale of two worlds

Trailer of ‘Pinky Memsaab’ shows bittersweet tale of two worlds

KARACHI: Although off to an erratic start, Pinky Memsaab‘s trailer begins with answering a very important question – how Hajra Yamin’s character got the nickname Pinky. “Bachpan se, mere gaal na laal tamaatar hua karte thay. Bas jee, parh gaya mera naam… Pinky (As a kid, my cheeks were tomato red. And so, I became Pinky),” narrates […]

ATC remands Faisal Raza Abidi into police custody for two days

ATC remands Faisal Raza Abidi into police custody for two days

KARACHI  – The Anti Terrorism Court (ATC) in Islamabad has handed over Pakistan People s Party (PPP) leader and former Senator Faisal Raza Abidi to police on two-day physical remand today (Thursday).Earlier, police had arrested Abidi from Supreme Court premises after his appearance in a contempt of court case on Wednesday.Abidi had been held in […]

ECC puts off power tariff increase for two weeks

ECC puts off power tariff increase for two weeks

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday again put off up to 61% increase in electricity prices for at least two weeks after some federal ministers objected to the timing of the move, fearing that the tariff hike may cost the ruling coalition the upcoming by-elections.The decision of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet to delay […]

Govt turns down Saudi offer to acquire two power plants

Govt turns down Saudi offer to acquire two power plants

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has turned down Saudi Arabia’s offer to acquire two LNG-fired power plants only under a sovereign deal, as laws do not allow selling assets without following a rigorous competitive process.“Saudi Arabia also demanded Pakistan to provide free land, complete security and utility facilities for setting up an oil refinery of over 100,000 barrel per […]

Six Palestinians, including two boys, killed by Israeli troops in Gaza protest

Six Palestinians, including two boys, killed by Israeli troops in Gaza protest

GAZA: Israeli soldiers shot dead six Palestinians, including two boys, who were among thousands of people who thronged to the fortified Gaza Strip border on Friday as part of weekly protests launched half a year ago, Gaza health officials said.Israel’s military said its troops resorted to live fire, and an air strike, after explosive devices and rocks […]

NAB seeks LRH’s financial records for two years

NAB seeks LRH’s financial records for two years

PESHAWAR: The top anti-corruption watchdog in the province has asked a top medical teaching institute and tertiary care hospital to provide records after reports of financial misappropriation and misuse of authority surfaced.The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) chapter of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has written a letter to the finance director of the medical teaching institute (MTI) at […]

Eating when full: A battle between two brain signals

Eating when full: A battle between two brain signals

Islamabad (online) – Why does desire to keep eating overpower the signal that says we are full? New research discovers that it involves a struggle between two neighboring groups of brain cells in which the brain’s opioid system also has a role.The study, which features in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, was […]

Ferozewala: Roof collapse claims lives of two minors

Ferozewala: Roof collapse claims lives of two minors

FEROZEWALA – At least two children were killed and one other was wounded when roof of a dilapidated house situated in Wandala Dyal Shah area of Ferozewala near Lahore on Friday, .According to details, roof of a house in Wandala Dyal Shah area of Ferozewala suddenly caved in, burying the three children under the debris. […]

PMDC orders closure of two colleges

PMDC orders closure of two colleges

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has advised 1,000 students from the Yusra Medical and Dental College Islamabad (YMDCI) and Continental Medical College in Lahore to submit their college preferences, as it has been decided that both institutions will be shut down and their students moved to other colleges. YMDCI Principal retired Brig […]

Karak JUI-F expels two councillors for violating discipline

Karak JUI-F expels two councillors for violating discipline

KARAK: The local chapter of Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam-Fazl has expelled its two district councillors for violating party discipline. Addressing a press conference here on Monday, JUI-F district president Hafiz Ibn-i-Ameen claimed that the decision to expel Maulana Naveedullah and Shah Zaman was taken by the district executive committee of the party for violating discipline. He said […]

Two critically ill in UK due to ‘unknown substance’

Two critically ill in UK due to ‘unknown substance’

AMESBURY: Two people are critically ill in hospital after suspected exposure to an “unknown substance” near the English town where a former Russian spy was poisoned with a nerve agent,officials said on Wednesday. Counterterrorism police, who the led the investigation into the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia, said they were assisting local police […]

Chief justice suggests construction of two dams with money recovered from bad debts

Chief justice suggests construction of two dams with money recovered from bad debts

Chief Justice Saqib Nisar on Saturday announced that there is “consensus among all stakeholders” that two dams should be built from the money recovered from 222 companies who had had loans worth billions of rupees written off illegally. “The water shortage is such a serious matter,” he remarked. “I will have some good news regarding […]

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