• Sat. Jan 28th, 2023

Govt mulls energy conservation plan, early market closure on the cards

A view of the rush in the Hyderi Market in Karachi during Eid shopping. — INP/File PM approves plan to curb Rs380-400 billion annual electric theft  Early market closure, 4-day…

Japan, UK, Italy to develop next-generation fighter jet

An artist’s impression of the sleek new jets.— AFP TOKYO: Japan, Britain and Italy said Friday they will jointly develop a next-generation fighter jet in a project that holds scope…

Karachi police chief advises citizens to not resist robbers during mugging

Additional Inspector General of Police Javed Alam Odho addressing a press conference during the inauguration of Shaheen Force, in Karachi on September 07. — Online/File One of the two robbers…

Malaysia landslide death toll rises to 21

Rescue workers scoured muddy terrain for survivors and bodies as the death toll from a landslide at a Malaysian campsite rose to 21. – AFP Rescue workers scoured muddy terrain…

Supreme Court grants bail to man accused of blasphemy

The Supreme Court of Pakistan building in Islamabad. — SC website. SC says further investigation is required in instant matter. Bail granted in return for surety bond of Rs100,000. SC expresses dissatisfaction…

No plans to enter politics, says ex-DG ISI Faiz Hamid

  Lt Gen (retd) Faiz Hamid. — Screengrab/Twitter  I will not join politics after two-year bar nor afterwards, says Faiz Hamid. He was invited by local PTI chapter to join…

US Congress passes bill to protect same-sex marriage

U.S. Senator addressing the congress after passing of the landmark legislation – Photo: AFP  WASHINGTON: The US Congress on Thursday passed landmark legislation to protect same-sex marriage under federal law,…

Bilawal slams world economic system for failing to help poor countries

FM Bilawal giving his closing remarks at  Bilawal highlights problems of poor countries in his closing remarks.  Says world economic system failed to poor countries from collapse.  Says severe recession…

Headscarf debate reaches Turkish parliament ahead of elections

Headscarves were gradually banned from schools and offices during Ataturk’s era. — AFP ISTANBUL: Turkey’s ruling party on Friday submitted a constitutional amendment to parliament enshrining women’s right to wear headscarves…

Pakistan summons Afghan envoy to condemn cross-border shelling

A man injured during cross-border shelling and gunfire, receives first aid at a hospital in the Pakistan-Afghanistan border town of Chaman, Pakistan December 15, 2022. — Reuters Islamabad reiterates to…