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February 19, 2018 4:28 PM 2 Indian soldiers killed after eight-year-old Pakistani boy dies in cross-LoC firing: ISPR

In a tit-for-tat action, Pakistan Army on Monday destroyed an Indian army post across the Line of Control and killed two soldiers hours after a Pakistani minor boy lost his life in Indian firing on a border village. "Pakistan Army troops neutralised [an] Indian post which targeted a minor along [the] LoC," killing two soldiers, the military's media wing said in a brief 2

February 19, 2018 4:56 AM US gun lovers defend rights amid debate for more restrictions

MIAMI: Pistols, rifles and ammunition are on display at a gun show in Miami, where Mike Vallone is buying an AR-15, a firearm at the centre of debate on gun control as the weapon of choice of several mass shooters. Why would the 55-year-old, who already owns about 50 guns, want another one? “Because I choose to own them. I have the constitutional right 4

February 19, 2018 2:26 AM Declaring Pakistan state sponsor of terrorism will not help: scholars

WASHINGTON: Declaring Pakistan a state sponsor of terrorism will create a situation that will be difficult to reverse, will fail in forcing Islamabad to change its policies and will not help the US cause in Afghanistan. These were the arguments that all three panelists made this week in a discussion at a Washington think tank — Woodrow Wilson Centre’s 1

February 19, 2018 12:00 AM Lawyers, civil society protest for judges’ family protection

KARACHI: Legal fraternity and civil society demanded for foolproof security for a family of two serving judges, one retired judge and a senior lawyer, under attack from last three years and has lost the lives of three family members in a feud with another clan. Servants of Sindh (SoS) a human rights organisation comprised of writers, intellectuals, educationists 3

February 16, 2018 6:18 AM 'Mentally disturbed' Florida suspect confesses to carrying out shooting that killed 17

The teenager accused of using a semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people at a Florida high school confessed to carrying out one of the nation's deadliest school shootings and carried extra ammunition in his backpack, according to a sheriff's department report released on Thursday. Nikolas Cruz told investigators that he shot students in the hallways and on the grounds 3

February 16, 2018 1:58 AM UN report says poorest Nigerian women fare better in nutrition than their counterparts in Sindh

KARACHI: The latest UN report on gender equality once again highlights how serious the problem is of malnutrition in Sindh where the health status of poor rural women is far worse than their counterparts in Nigeria. Released two years after world leaders had adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the report — Turning Promises into Action 3

February 16, 2018 1:26 AM PM condemns targeting school van by Indian troops

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday strongly condemned targeting of a school van by Indian forces across the Line of Control. The Prime Minister said that such unprovoked and unethical acts have exposed the real face of India, which continues to violate Geneva Convention by targeting innocent civilians. A Pakistani civilian was martyred 2

February 16, 2018 12:00 AM Driver martyred as Indian troops target school van along LoC

ISLAMABAD: The Indian troops on Thursday targeted a van carrying schoolchildren in the Battal sector, in violation of the Geneva Convention and ceasefire understanding. The van driver embraced Shahadat, the Inter-Services Public Relations Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor said in a tweet. He said India’s unethical and unprofessional approach 13

February 15, 2018 12:00 AM Landlord shot dead by dacoits

OKARA: Six bandits shot dead a landlord in a dacoity bid on Wednesday. Six robbers barged in the house of M Ijaz of Azeem Super Market at village 54/2L and started looting the house. The gunmen shot dead Ijaz when he put up resistance. The robbers took away Rs 500,000. accused remnanded: A juvenile porno accused was produced before the judge of the Anti-Terrorism 3

February 13, 2018 12:00 AM SMB Fatima Jinnah win Karachi United Inter-School girls football

KARACHI: SMB Fatima Jinnah Government Girls School won the Karachi United Inter-School girls football tournament, beating Aga Khan School Kharadar by 2-1 in penalty shootout. In the final, played in Karachi, Sheherbano Hanif and Rimsha Sami scored to help their school win their second consecutive title. Hadiqa Shaukat, the goalkeeper, played an important 5