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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Eight, including bride-to-be, killed in house fire

RAWALPINDI: Eight people, including five young women and a bride-to-be, were killed when a fire broke out in a house at around 12.30pm where mehndi celebrations were on. The deceased also included three children who were asphyxiated by smoke on the first floor. The unfortunate incident occurred in a Satellite Town house on the Sixth Road. As per reports 16

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM 2 dacoits killed in ‘encounter’

FAISALABAD: Two dacoits were killed during an ‘encounter’ with police near Thikriwala on Monday. Allah Ditta Ranjha and an unidentified dacoit were looting people on Faisalabad-Jhang Road when Thikriwala police rushed to the spot and tried to arrest the dacoits. On seeing the police, the dacoits allegedly opened fire at them, which was retaliated. As a result 13

January 14, 2019 12:00 AM White House asked for options to strike Iran

WASHINGTON: The White House’s national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran after a group of militants aligned with Tehran fired mortars into an area in Baghdad that is home to the US embassy, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The Pentagon complied with the request, but it was not known whether 12

January 13, 2019 4:07 PM Man shot dead in Karachi over ‘police negligence’

KARACHI: A man was shot to death in Karachi’s Bahadurabad area on Sunday due to “police negligence,”, Geo reported. Acting on a court order, Sohail was brought by police to Bahadurabad to recover his wife from the house of Munawwar. Tahir Noorani, a senior police officer, said that the incident took place due to police negligence. He said that Sohail 15

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Indian army major, soldier killed in IHK blasts

SRINAGAR: Two Indian army soldiers, including a major, were killed and two other injured in two explosions in Rajouri district of Jammu in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK). An army vehicle was moving on a road stretch in Lam Pukharni area of Nowshera sector in the district when an explosion took place. Three army personnel including a Havaldar sustained injuries 13

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM Bancroft keen to resume opening with Warner despite scandal

SYDNEY: Cameron Bancroft insists he holds no grudges against David Warner and is keen to resume their opening partnership for Australia that was derailed by the ball-tampering scandal. The 26-year-old Bancroft, who has completed his nine-month ban for the cheating, confirmed in an explosive television interview last month it was Warner who asked him to alter 12

January 10, 2019 12:00 AM Blast forces SNGPL to suspend supply to some sectors

LAHORE: The Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Ltd (SNGPL) has suspended gas supplies to industrial, fertiliser, and power sectors in Punjab following a blast in the main transmission pipeline. According to a company spokesman, a 36 inch diameter pipeline was sabotaged at Bhong, Sadiqabad between AC1X - AV7 pipeline segment at downstream of A-1 repeater station 16

January 9, 2019 9:53 AM Suspicious package sent to Pak consulate in Melbourne

SYDNEY: Pakistan’s mission in Melbourne was among the those international consulates and embassies in Australian cities that have been sent suspicious packages containing white powder, some reportedly marked with the word "asbestos", foreign media reported. “A worker at the Pakistani consulate in Melbourne opened one of the packages about 10am on Wednesday 21

January 9, 2019 12:38 AM Armed men attempt to stop former Sindh governor Muhammad Zubair in Karachi

KARACHI: Former Sindh governor Muhammad Zubair said that armed men in a white Corolla car attempted to stop his vehicle in Karachi's DHA area late on Tuesday. As per details, the incident occurred at DHA Phase VI when former governor along with his wife heading toward his residence, where few armed men in white Corolla, brought their car closer and pointed 11

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM Two shot dead in Sialkot

SIALKOT: Two people were shot dead here. Sultan was on his way when 12 accused, including Shoaib, Tayyab, Waqar, Zulfiqar, Mudassar, Ali and Afzal, allegedly shot him dead over enmity at Sukhnian village in the limits of Uggoki police. The police have registered a case. In another incident, two rival groups exchanged hot words over some dispute at Dharam 11