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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 16, 2019 12:00 AM Ex-US envoy Munter calls on PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said Tuesday the government was striving for bringing about meaningful transformation in lives of people through socio-economic development and equitable distribution of resources. The prime minister said this while talking to former US ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter, who called on him here. Imran emphasised 37

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Three killed in Zimbabwe protests

HARARE: Three people were shot dead and many were injured when Zimbabwean security forces cracked down on protests, the main opposition MDC party said Tuesday. "The information we have received is that two people were shot dead in Chitungwiza (on the outskirts of Harare) and one person in Kadoma (town)," MDC spokesman Jacob Mafume told AFP. "This is needless 36

January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Winter weather kills 15 children in Syria: UN

BEIRUT: Freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care have killed at least 15 displaced Syrian children in recent weeks, the United Nations reported on Tuesday. The UN Children’s Fund (Unicef) said eight of them had died as a result of the cold in the Rukban camp in southeastern Syria and seven others during the displacement from the Jihadist bastion 12

January 15, 2019 12:11 PM PM Imran expresses gratitude to donors of Shaukat Khanum

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday expressed his gratitude to all the donors for their help in achieving the financial targets of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital (SKMCH) for the year 2018. On his twitter account, he expressed his confidence that the people would continue their support in the mission to save lives of the poor cancer 43

January 15, 2019 12:00 AM Need to bring development in lives of people stressed

ISLAMABAD: In a startling disclosure about prevalence of dialysis requirement among 85 percent outdoor patients visiting one hospital in Punjab's district of Bahawalpur out of total 1.38 million, Ministry of Planning Parliamentary Secretary Kanwal Shauzab said that the reprioritisation of development programme would be done to achieve social sector goals 11

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Three killed in Paris gas explosion

PARIS: Two firefighters and a Spanish woman have died in a massive explosion caused by a “pocket of gas” in a six-storey building in Paris on Saturday.Forty-seven others were injured in the blast, 10 of them seriously, the prosecutor´s office said, after initial reports erroneously said four people had been killed. The French interior minister, Christophe 18

January 10, 2019 12:00 AM Saadi set to begin journey towards Tokyo Olympics

KARACHI: Eyeing a seat in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Pakistan’s Dubai-based karateka Saadi Abbas is all set to begin his journey towards the world’s most prestigious spectacle as he features in the Paris Open later this month. “There are 14 events in the next few months. If I featured in them I would be able to move closer to Olympics. I intend to feature 15

January 9, 2019 12:00 AM Natural disasters wreak $160 bn damage in 2018

FRANKFURT AM MAIN: Natural disasters including wildfires, hurricanes and tsunamis inflicted $160 billion of damage and claimed 10,400 lives in 2018, German reinsurer Munich Re said on Tuesday. The financial toll was far below the $350 billion recorded the previous year in a record hurricane season, the firm said in its annual reckoning, but above the 30-year 13

January 6, 2019 12:00 AM New Orthodox church gains independence from Russia

ISTANBUL: The Istanbul-based Orthodox patriarch on Saturday signed the formal decree confirming the creation of an independent Ukrainian church, marking a break with the Russian church that has angered Moscow. The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, the leading authority in Orthodox Christianity, signed the decree known as Tomos at a ceremony 10