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June 26, 2017 8:01 PM US Supreme Court partly revives Trump’s travel ban

WASHINGTON: The US Supreme Court on Monday handed a victory to President Donald Trump by reviving parts of his travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries and refugees and agreeing to decide its legality later this year in a major test of presidential powers. The justices narrowed the scope of lower court rulings that had completely blocked 1

June 26, 2017 6:57 PM Kashmiri militant leader punished as Modi visits US

The US State Department on Monday designated Hizbul Mujahideen's supreme commander Syed Salahuddin as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT) and imposed sanctions on him. The development surfaced hours ahead of the scheduled meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump. He was designated a terrorist "under 1

June 26, 2017 2:37 PM Death toll from Bahawalpur tanker fire rises to 157

BAHAWALPUR: The death toll due to Bahawalpur oil tanker fire incident has risen to 157 on Monday as the police have registered the case against the driver, owner and manager of the tanker. More than a hundred victims were being treated in different hospital, many of them badly injured due to the incident. According to health sources, 126 were killed 3

June 26, 2017 2:18 PM Australian Banks Warn Surprise Taxes Scaring Away Investors

"It is in this context that we should view the South Australian government's unprincipled and reckless tax grab as it walked through the gate the federal government left open." His comments were echoed by National Australia Bank chief executive Andrew Thornton, who has said that London-based investors he had met had less confidence in Australia as a place 1

June 26, 2017 12:46 PM Army to ensure Bahawalpur inferno victims receive best possible treatment: Gen Qamar

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited on Monday the injured of the Bahawalpur inferno incident at Nishtar Hospital Multan to convey support in their treatment. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Qamar was apprised on the treatment being received by the victims by the hospital staff. A harrowing tragedy struck Punjab

June 26, 2017 11:58 AM Harry Potter turns twenty

Harry Potter turns 20 on Monday when muggle readers in gowns and glasses from Indonesia to Uruguay will celebrate the birth of a global publishing phenomenon in 1997. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (later renamed Sorcerer's Stone for the US market) introduced the boy wizard and a magical cast of supporting characters. Penniless single mother 5

June 26, 2017 11:03 AM COAS visits injured of fire tragedy at Multan hospital, lauds efforts of ‘first responders’

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited those injured in the Ahmedpur East fire tragedy at Nishtar Hospital, Multan on Monday where he was briefed on the treatment of the patients, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. COAS Gen Bajwa was briefed on the condition and treatment of the injured by Nishtar

June 25, 2017 10:48 PM Fire licks Spanish nature reserve

MADRID: More than 1,500 people were evacuated as a precaution on Sunday after a fire broke out at a nature reserve in southern Spain famed for its biodiversity, authorities said. The fire started overnight and had by morning encroached on the Donana National Park at Moguer in the southern region of Andalusia, Jose Fiscal, deputy head of the regional 4

June 25, 2017 10:25 PM 154 burnt alive near Bahawalpur

BAHAWALPUR: In a tragic and gory incident, 154 people were burnt alive on Sunday while collecting fuel from an oil tanker that crashed and exploded on the National Highway. Over 200 people sustained burn injuries and many of them are stated to be in critical condition. The speeding tanker carrying 25,000 litres of petrol was on its way from Karachi to Lahore 4

June 25, 2017 1:30 PM Punjab CM greets Eid-ul-Fitr

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in his message on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr said that with the consent of Allah Almighty, we had the opportunity to take advantage and benefit from the blessings of the holy month of Ramzan. The Chief Minister said that Eid-ul-Fitr is a special gift and reward of Allah Almighty for Muslims and after 2