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July 9, 2018 12:00 AM World’s largest aircraft lands at New Islamabad airport

ISLAMABAD: In a first for Pakistan, world’s biggest passenger airplane — Airbus A380 — landed at the New Islamabad International Airport Sunday, Geo News reported. The Emirates’ special one-off A380 flight to Islamabad took off from Dubai Sunday morning with celebrities, officials and journalists on board. In a landmark for Pakistan’s aviation history

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM DRC priest ‘infected with Ebola’ as death toll revised

MBANDAKA, DR Congo: A Catholic priest has been quarantined in the Democratic Republic of Congo after being infected with Ebola as health officials on Friday revised down the number of deaths to 22. "We have quarantined a priest from the diocese of Mbandaka-Bikoro who tested positive" for the Ebola virus, a medical source told AFP on Thursday, on condition 4

April 22, 2018 12:00 AM Kulsoom’s cancer spreads, health worsens

LAHORE: Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s throat cancer has begun to spread to the rest of her body and her health is worsening, medical tests have revealed. The ailing wife of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was admitted to a hospital in London in September 2017 after she was diagnosed with a throat cancer. She underwent a surgery wherein doctors removed the cancerous 7

April 7, 2018 12:27 AM PIA will operate Test flight at new Islamabad airport today

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is all set to operate a first mock flight from the New Islamabad International Airport on Saturday (today). The new Islamabad airport will be named Liaquat Ali Khan International Airport and it will be inaugurated formally on April 20 by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The old Benazir Bhutto International 4

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 13

December 27, 2017 12:00 AM Pakistan ranked world’s leading adventure travel destination

LONDON: The British Backpacker Society, an adventure travel project followed by thousands of people online, has declared Pakistan to be the world’s leading adventure travel destination. The British Backpacker Society announced the result after having counted down the top 20 adventure travel countries throughout the course of the year and implored travelers 9

October 28, 2017 9:43 PM ‘Thank you Sri Lanka, for trusting us’

KARACHI: Cricketers and fans alike rejoiced as Pakistan hosted its first international against a Test-playing nation for eight years, with some even going as far as to call it as significant as a World Cup title. Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt, who featured in the infamous Test that saw the Sri Lankan bus attacked in 2009, was all smiles as the same Sri Lanka 12

September 5, 2017 12:00 AM Asian refiners ramp up output

SINGAPORE: Refiners across Asia are cranking up output to send fuel to the United States, where fallout from Hurricane Harvey has left around a quarter of the nation´s refineries shut down. The storm, which hit Texas a week ago as a hurricane and moved on to Louisiana, has caused historic floods and forced the closure of about a quarter of U.S. refining 15

August 6, 2017 1:46 AM Political parties urged to stop uttering lewd remarks

* Rawadari Tehreek asks government to protect rights of marginalised communities and make arrangements to counter violent extremism LAHORE: The Rawadari Tehreek has expressed concerns over the "unstable" political situation and appealed to all stakeholders to refrain from intolerant and abusive language and observe democratic values. During a meeting 7

August 5, 2017 4:31 AM India’s use of chemical weapons against Kashmiris

In early July, Pakistan’s ministry of foreign affairs spokesman Nafees Zakaria claimed that Indian security forces were using deadly chemical weapons to kill Kashmiris and destroy their properties in Indian-Occupied Kashmir (IOK). The accusation was based on the charred bodies of Kashmiri youth found in the debris of five houses destroyed by Indian forces 17 1