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October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Noted late Pashto poets remembered

PESHAWAR: The Khegara Da Watan, a social welfare and literary organisation, organised an event on Sunday to pay tributes to two late poets for their contribution to the Pashto literature. Poets, writers, local elders and fans of poetry attended the function held at the hujra of a local social worker, Haji Anwar, at Mughalzai Bar Tehkal, Peshawar

October 15, 2018 12:00 AM Australia kangaroo attack leaves three hurt

SYDNEY: Three members of an Australian family used a broom and a shovel to fight off a rare attack by a large kangaroo that left all of them injured, one seriously. Linda Smith, 64, suffered a collapsed lung, broken ribs, cuts and other internal injuries, and underwent surgery in hospital on Sunday after the Saturday evening attack at her property in the Darling

October 13, 2018 12:00 AM WWF-Pakistan, Careem initiate mangrove plantation

KARACHI: As part of the Rung Do Pakistan campaign, the WWF-Pakistan and the Careem launched a mangrove plantation drive at Sandspit on Friday. Under this initiative, 180,000 saplings will be planted in the coastal belt of Pakistan. The initiative will not only help restore the lost mangrove forest cover but will also build resilience of the local communities 1

October 9, 2018 8:53 PM Six years after attack, Malala's mission still going strong

Today marks the six year anniversary of the attack on Pakistan’s activist for female education Malala Yousafzai in Swat, 2012. The youngest Nobel Laureate’s struggle and strength to stand back up on her feet after returning from a near-death experience, was lauded by her father Ziauddin Yousafzai on Twitter who went on to express his pride and joy at watching

October 8, 2018 7:49 AM Supreme Court reserves verdict on Asia Bibi's final appeal against execution

A special three-member bench of the Supreme Court on Monday reserved its judgement on the final appeal against the execution of Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa and Justice Mazhar Alam Khan Miankhel, were hearing Bibi's 2014 appeal (Asia Bibi v. The State, etc). While 3 1

October 8, 2018 12:00 AM NBP win CNS hockey final in sudden death phase

KARACHI: National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) beat WAPDA after a thrilling competition in the final of the Second Chief of Naval Staff All Pakistan Hockey at the National Stadium. Thrice did NBP go two goals ahead, but each time WAPDA reduced the margin to one. Eventually, with just two minutes left, WAPDA made it 4-4 to send the match into shootout. Even in that phase 1

October 7, 2018 12:00 AM Two dead, one missing as Typhoon Kong-Rey hits South Korea

SEOUL: Two people died and one person is missing in South Korea as powerful typhoon Kong-Rey hit the country on Saturday, the government said. A 66-year-old man died while crossing a bridge in the city of Gwangju, south of Seoul, the national disaster management agency said without elaborating on the cause of the death. Another man, aged 83, was found 1

October 3, 2018 4:44 PM ICJ sets hearing of Kulbhushan Jadhav case in February 2019

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations' top court has fixed February 18 to 21, 2019 date for the public hearing of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav case between Pakistan and India. In a press release, the International Court of Justice (ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, said it will hold public hearings in the Jadhav case (India v.Pakistan)

October 2, 2018 12:00 AM US, Japanese pair win Nobel Medicine Prize

STOCKHOLM: Two immunologists, James Allison of the US and Tasuku Honjo of Japan, won the 2018 Nobel Medicine Prize for research into how the body’s natural defences can fight cancer, the jury said on Monday. Unlike more traditional forms of cancer treatment that directly target cancer cells, Allison and Honjo figured out how to help the patient’s own immune 1

October 1, 2018 12:00 AM Three more children succumbed to malnutrition in Tharparkar

THARPARKAR: The toll of children dying for various reasons in Sindh’s Tharparkar region continues to rise as three more children succumbed to malnutrition in the past 24 hours. The Sindh Health Department said the deaths took place at the Civil Hospital, Mithhi. The recent death of three children has taken the death toll in Tharparkar to 50 for this month 2