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  • 3 die as car overturns

    January 13, 2019 12:00 AM 3

    SARGODHA: Three people, including two brothers, died and two others sustained critical injuries when their car overturned in Dharema area on Saturday. According to rescue officials, the accident occurred when a speeding car heading from Sargodha to Shahpur overturned, leaving three youths dead on the spot. The wounded were shifted to the DHQ Teaching

  • Trump thinks Pakistan locates in Middle East

    January 13, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    TEXAS: During a border patrol meeting with officials, US President Donald Trump appeared to imply that Pakistan is located in the Middle East. Trump flew to the Texas border with Mexico to try to bolster his case for the border wall as a partial US government shutdown tied to the issue stretched into its 22nd day with no sign of new talks to resolve

  • Sohail Tanvir elected president of Rawalpindi DBA

    January 13, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    RAWALPINDI: Syed Sohail Tanvir is elected as new President of District Bar Association (DBA), Rawalpindi for the year of 2019-20 here on Saturday. Under tight security arrangements, polling started at 8:00 am till 4:00 pm. The elected President of District Bar Association (DBA), Rawalpindi Syed Sohail Tanvir got 1097 votes against Shahid Abbasi who got only 571 votes

  • Govt working for people welfare: minister

    January 13, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    LAHORE: Provincial Minister for Industries and Trade Mian Aslam Iqbal has said healthy society is created by promoting sports activities. The Punjab government has made a comprehensive plan for the revival of sports activities in all the government schools. Talent in sports appears through promotion of sports activities in schools, therefore, the government

  • Turkish company to invest in Punjab

    January 13, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    LAHORE: A leading Turkish manufacturing company, TMT, has offered investment in manufacturing of medical and surgical equipment in Punjab. A delegation led by the company chairman, Omer Cikin called on Punjab Minister Health Prof Yasmin Rashid here on Saturday and extended their interest in the field of manufacturing and export of medical instruments

  • Man commits suicide on failure to reconcile with wife

    January 13, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    LAHORE: A 24-year-old man committed suicide by shooting himself in the neck in the Manga Mandi area on Saturday. The deceased identified as Kashif hailed from Tamooli Qila, Manga Mandi. He was a welder. He visited the house of his in-laws and tried to reconcile with his estranged wife but she refused to go with him, on which, he got depressed and ended

  • ‘A Dance of the Souls’ launched

    January 13, 2019 12:00 AM 3

    KARACHI: The launch of A Dance of the Souls, written by Faiza Taqi Hassan, was held here. This is her first published book and is a soul searching journey of her personal life which once delved deep into, mixes in with the readers’ perception of finding yourself and searching for the higher power, says a press release. The launch was held at The Indus

  • Killer of two held in TT Singh

    January 13, 2019 12:00 AM

    TOBA TEK SINGH: Toba police Saturday arrested a proclaimed offender (PO), who had killed two brothers ten years ago in Chiniot. According to District Police Officer (DPO) Sadiq Ali Dogar PO Ahmad Yar had killed Abdul Sattar and his brother Azhar Iqbal in Chak 203/JB in 2009 to avenge the murder of his relative. Later, he was declared a PO by a court

  • UNGA president to visit Pakistan next week

    January 13, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    NEW YORK: President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) Maria Fernanda Espinosa will visit Pakistan from January 18 to 22 at the invitation of Pakistani government, a spokesperson has said. Addressing an afternoon briefing at the UN headquarters in New York, Monica Grayley said, “The president of the National Assembly will visit Pakistan from the 18th to the 22nd of January

  • Govt to steer country out of financial crisis: Khattak

    January 13, 2019 12:00 AM 2

    NOWSHERA: Federal Minister for Defence Pervez Khattak on Saturday said that the government would steer the country out of the financial crisis very soon. Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of the ICU and CCU units at the Qazi Hussain Ahmed Medical Complex on Saturday, he said the government would complete its term. He advised the opposition to respect