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July 19, 2018 12:00 AM Airbus unveils pioneering solar-powered drone

Farnborough, United Kingdom: European air giant Airbus on Wednesday unveiled a solar-powered drone called Zephyr that will fly at a high altitude and fulfil the same functions as a satellite. The project was presented at Britain´s Farnborough airshow, where Airbus revealed that the Zephyr S took off on July 11 for its maiden flight from Arizona in the United

July 19, 2018 12:00 AM LSM growth clocks in at 2.76 percent in May

KARACHI: Large scale manufacturing (LSM) grew 2.76 percent in May as compared to the corresponding month a year earlier as retail sector thrived on growing consumer demand, while construction boom kept fuelling steel production, official data showed on Wednesday. Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) data showed that food, beverages and tobacco production

July 19, 2018 12:00 AM 19 die in refugee boat sinking off Cyprus

ANKARA: Nineteen people died when a boat carrying 150 migrants sank off the coast of northern Cyprus and rescuers were searching for 25 other people, Turkey’s coast guard said on Wednesday. It said 103 migrants were rescued by boats and helicopters of the Turkish and northern Cypriot coast guards, helped by commercial boats in the area, from the sunken

July 18, 2018 12:03 PM Ex-PM’s daughter, Senator Amjal Wazir join PTI

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Muhammad Khan Junejo’s daughter Fiza Junejo have joined Pakistan Tehreeek-Insaf (PTI) after meeting Imran Khan in Islamabad. According to a statement issued by the PTI's Media Department, Senator Ajmal Wazir also met the PTI chief and joined his party. The two politicians separately met Imran Khan at his Bani Gala residence 2

July 18, 2018 7:35 AM Helicopter case: Imran asked to appear before NAB today

PESHAWAR: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned Imran Khan in connection with a case pertaining to use of government helicopter. NAB chairman Justice (retd) Javed Iqbal on February 2 had ordered an inquiry against the PTI chairman for using two KPK government helicopters on lower rates. According to Geo News, Khan was arsed to appear

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Abidal liver transplant legal: Spanish health body

MADRID: A liver transplant for cancer-stricken ex-Barcelona footballer Eric Abidal was carried out according to the law, Spanish health authorities said Tuesday, dismissing reports of organ trafficking. The transplant “took place according to the law in place and good clinical practice,” said a statement from the Spanish health ministry’s body responsible

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM FPCCI’s achievement awards on 20th

Karachi: The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) will hold its 6th FPCCI Achievement Awards Ceremony to recognise the services of organisations in different sectors on Friday, July 20, 2018 at the Governor House. President Mamnoon Hussain will be the chief guest as the awards ceremony and will distribute awards to the recipients

July 17, 2018 2:34 PM Harkat-ul Mujahideen founder Maulana Fazlur Rehman Khalil joins PTI

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leader Asad Umar has announced that the founder of banned Harkat-ul Mujahideen Maulana Fazlur Rehman Khalil has joined his party. The news was publicized on the official Facebook page of the NA-54 aspirant in Islamabad, stating that the current leader of Ansar-ul-Umma and numerous of his allies and clerics have pledged their

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM Hurling abuses: PPP asks ECP to take action against Khattak, Imran

KARACHI: Pakistan People's Party (PPP) leader Maula Bux Chandio on Monday slammed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership for using abusive language against opponents, and asked the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to take action against it. In a statement, Chandio said PTI chief Imran Khan and former CM Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak had polluted

July 17, 2018 12:00 AM ‘US pullout from Iran deal will hurt ME’

BEIRUT: Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Monday the US withdrawal from world powers’ 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran would have negative consequences for Middle East stability. Aoun, a Maronite Christian politician, is a political ally of Lebanon’s Iran-backed group Hizbullah. The United States, which classifies Hizbullah as a terrorist organisation