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April 19, 2018 12:00 AM LG Electronics receives 21 honours

KARACHI: LG Electronics received 21 honours at this year’s Red Dot Design Awards, one of the world’s top three design awards alongside iF Design Awards and IDEA (International Design Excellence Awards), a statement said on Wednesday. Of the products recognised, two LG products shone the brightest with Best of the Best honours: the ultra-premium built-in 2

April 12, 2018 5:48 PM No medal can substitute sacrifice of martyrs, says Army Chief

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday paid rich tribute to the martyrs and war heroes of the country, saying peace prevails in Pakistan owing to their sacrifices them. The Army Chief was addressing as a chief guest at an award distribution ceremony held at GHQ. Senior military officials, war heroes and families of the martyrs 1

April 6, 2018 4:28 AM First plane to land at new Islamabad airport tomorrow

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) is all set to operate a first mock flight from the New Islamabad International Airport on Saturday. However, the airport will be inaugurated formally on April 20 for regular international and domestic flights. The old Benazir Bhutto International Airport will be transferred to the new airport between April 7

April 1, 2018 5:02 PM Malala a respected role model in China: Global Times

BEIJING: Influential Global Times in a commentary has stated that Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai's strength, will and positivity in her fight against extremist forces have won her acclaim with the Chinese public. All these made Malala a respected role model in China, the newspaper said. Malala's return to Pakistan since being shot in the head by Taliban 6

March 31, 2018 5:28 AM Pakistan, India agree to end envoys harassment

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India on Friday agreed to address complaints of harassment of diplomats in accordance with the bilaterally agreed 1992 ‘Code of Conduct’ on treatment of diplomatic and consular staff in each other’s country. The agreement was announced through a statement simultaneously issued by the Foreign Office and the Indian Ministry of External 10

March 29, 2018 12:00 AM White supremacist pleads guilty to Quebec mosque murders

QUEBEC CITY: A white supremacist on trial for the 2017 attack on a Quebec mosque pleaded guilty Wednesday to the killing of six worshipers and six other charges of attempted murder. Alexandre Bissonnette, 28, had initially pleaded not guilty at the start of the trial on Monday, but changed his mind only a few hours later. A publication ban prevented 4

March 29, 2018 12:00 AM PPAF, UNHCR sign partnership deal

KARACHI: Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) have signed an agreement for jointly taking forward the poverty graduation approach with the ultra-poor / vulnerable poor Afghan refugee population residing in Pishin and Swabi districts of Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, respectively 7

March 28, 2018 12:00 AM Half a million students drop out in Yemen war: Unicef

SANAA: Close to half a million Yemeni children have dropped out of school since 2015, when Saudi Arabia and its allies intervened in the country’s civil war, Unicef said on Tuesday. That brings the number of children without access to education to two million, as minors are increasingly recruited in the fighting, according to the UN children’s agency 1

March 25, 2018 12:00 AM Pakistan condemns suicide car bombing in Helmand

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan strongly condemned the heinous suicide car bomb attack outside a stadium in Helmand province when people were leaving the stadium after watching a wrestling match on Friday.We are grieved at the loss of precious and innocent lives in this brutal act of terrorism, said a Foreign Office statement issued here on Saturday. We express 5

March 25, 2018 12:00 AM MBS says Trump’s son-in-law in his pocket

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) boasted US President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner was “in his pocket”, according to a report published in ‘The Intercept’. Citing three sources close to the Saudi and Emirati royal families, the news outlet said Kushner provided the heir to the Saudi throne 10