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  • Doctor dies of cardiac arrest in Lahore

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    LAHORE: A doctor died at a private hospital due to cardiac arrest in the Hunjerwal police limits on Saturday. He was identified as Yousaf. He was on duty at the hospital when his condition went critical. He was shifted to the emergency department of the hospital where he died. Police said the victim suffered heart attack. The body was handed over to the family

  • Khassadars, police exchange fire over arrest of car lifter

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    PESHAWAR: Due to lack of coordination between the district administration Khyber and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police, khassadars and cops exchanged fire at the Karkhano check-post on Saturday over the arrest of a car lifter. The main Torkham-Peshawar road remained closed for quite some time after khassadars and police took positions against each other

  • Hospitals to be on high alert on election day

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    Islamabad: All government hospitals of Islamabad and Rawalpindi will remain on high alert on the election day (July 25) to meet any emergency. This will happen in line with a formal request of the Pakistan Army’s Headquarters Logistic 10 Corps, Chaklala Cantonment. In this respect, the Headquarters Logistic 10 Corps, Chaklala Cantonment, has written

  • AIOU opens new admissions from August 1

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    Islamabad: The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will open its SSC to PhD-level admissions for Semester Autumn 2018 in various disciplines from 1st August. According to the Directorate of Admissions, a comprehensive plan is being worked out to facilitate the students in the admission process. Prospectus sale points will be set up at the University

  • Gunmen kill two policemen in Russia’s troubled Dagestan

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    MOSCOW: Unknown gunmen have shot dead two policemen in Russia´s volatile Caucasus in the latest attack against local authorities, police said on Saturday. Assailants driving a Lada shot at a car carrying three traffic police outside the Dagestani town of Kizilyurt late Friday and fled, a police spokesman told AFP. “Two people died,” he said, adding that a third

  • Arrest warrant issued for man suspected of knife attack on German bus

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 1

    BERLIN: A German court has issued an arrest warrant for a German-Iranian man suspected of carrying out a knife attack on a bus in the northern city of Luebeck but there is no indication that it was a terrorist attack, police and prosecutors said on Saturday. Police said the 34-year-old German citizen wounded 10 people in the attack on Friday but there

  • Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    GAZA: Hamas said on Saturday it had agreed a truce with Israel in the Gaza Strip, a day after clashes killed an Israeli soldier and four Palestinians along the border. Israel´s army declined to comment on the reported ceasefire, but a spokeswoman said there was no known military activity in the area. On Friday, Palestinian gunmen killed an Israeli soldier

  • 10 Iran Revolutionary Guards killed in border clash

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 4

    TEHRAN: At least 10 members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards were killed when insurgents attacked one of their bases along the border with Iraq, the force said in a statement on Saturday. The attack happened on Friday night in the village of Dari, in the Marivan district of Iran’s northwestern Kurdistan region. "The attack by the evil rebels and terrorists

  • Facebook probes whether data firm violated policies

    July 22, 2018 12:00 AM 3

    WASHINGTON: Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company’s contracts with the US government and a Russian non-profit violated policies, the Wall Street Journal reported. The firm, Crimson Hexagon, says its platform allows clients -- which include major US corporations -- to analyze audiences

  • S Korea’s ex-president Park given eight more years in prison

    July 21, 2018 12:00 AM 2

    SEOUL: Disgraced South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted of charges including illegally receiving funds from the country’s spy agency on Friday and given eight more years in prison, on top of her current term. Park, the South’s first female president, was impeached last year after huge street protests over a sprawling scandal, and was jailed