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July 16, 2018 12:06 PM Death toll in Mastung carnage rises 149

ISLAMABAD: The death toll from a suicide attack on an election rally in Mastung Balochistan on Friday spiked to 149, officials said, putting it among the deadliest attacks in Pakistan’s history. Among the dead was the party’s provincial candidate, Siraj Raisani in Friday’s attack at a rally for the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP) outside the town of Mastung

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM 17 dead in bus-trailer collision near Matiari

HYDERABAD: At least 17 people were killed and 13 others sustained injuries when a speedy trailer collided with a bus, carrying a wedding party, on National Highway near Matiari late on Sunday. As per details, the accident took place at National Highway when a bus, carrying wedding party, was on its way to Hyderabad returning from Sakrand. Police and rescue 2

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Two-month free tourist visa for kids under 18 in UAE

DUBAI: The visa policy has been changing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for the last few months to attract more visitors to the emirates. The UAE on Sunday announced a change in visa rules for tourists, exempting dependents under the age of 18 from visa fees. According to UAE official news agency, the UAE has introduced a new two-month exemption for dependents

July 14, 2018 12:00 AM My first aim is construction of dams, second paying country’s debt: CJP

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Mian Saqib Nisar, has said he has two aims in his life and he will continue working on them regardless of whether he remains in office or retires, saying his first aim is the construction of dams and the second aim is to pay off the country's debt. The two-member bench of the apex court on Friday conducted 3

July 13, 2018 1:53 AM Imran gets bitter at PML-N workers welcoming Sharifs

LAHORE/NAROWAL: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan putting aside all the political correctness and norms on Thursday questioned as to why the people would go to welcome the thieves (the Sharifs) of the country. In a rally in Narowal, he said he/she must be a donkey whoever goes to receive Nawaz Sharif and Maryam Nawaz at the Lahore airport

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM Khalid appointed SPMUDA Sports South Asia chairman

KARACHI: Southern Philippines Muslim & Non-Muslim Unity & Development Association (SPMUDA) International for Peace and Development has appointed seasoned Pakistani squash player Khalid Atlas Khan as SPMUDA Sports South Asia chairman. The Organisation’s motto is: I am for peace, unity and humanity! Founded by Dr Datu Camad M Ali, the organisation aims to improve 2

July 10, 2018 12:00 AM Bilawal to address public meetings in Peshawar, Malakand

PESHAWAR: A former provincial president Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and candidate from PK-78 Syed Zahir Ali Shah has said the party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will address public meetings in Peshawar and Malakand during his forthcoming visit to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Talking to reporters here on Monday, he said the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)-led 1

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM 49 killed as torrential rain pounds Japan

TOKYO: Forty nine people have been killed and 48 are unaccounted for in western and central Japan as torrential rain pounds the area, public broadcaster NHK said on Saturday, with more than 1.6 million evacuated from their homes. Japan’s Meteorological Agency retained special weather warnings for three prefectures in the main island of Honshu, down from five, and urged

July 4, 2018 12:00 AM World Population Day to be observed on July 11

Islamabad: Like other parts of the globe, United Nations (UN) World Population Day will be marked on July 11 in Pakistan to reaffirm the human right to plan for a family, It encourages activities, events and information to help make this right a reality throughout the world. Family planning is an important topic raised during World Population Day. World 2

July 2, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Slow but sure’ progress toward less toxic tools to fight cancer

BALTIMORE: John Ryan is just one of the miracles to emerge from the Johns Hopkins cancer unit in Baltimore. An immunotherapy treatment -- highly effective in a minority of patients -- saved his life after a lung cancer diagnosis. The retired military nuclear reactor specialist will celebrate his 74’th birthday in July, and his battle with cancer illustrates