• Thu. Feb 2nd, 2023

Karachi school’s registration suspended over corporal punishment

A representative image of corporal punishment. — Reuters/File School slapped with Rs25,000 fine. Victim suffered elbow fracture.  School will pay treatment fees. The registration of a private school in Korangi,…

Relief as Australia finds lost radioactive capsule

A tiny but dangerously radioactive capsule fell off a truck along a remote stretch of desert highway in Western Australia last month.— Screengrab via The Guardian  A tiny but dangerously…

Imran Khan moves IHC seeking dismissal of disqualification case against him

PTI Chairman Imran Khan. — AFP/File Preliminary written response submitted in court. Khan’s reply states disqualification petition is not admissible. PTI chief neither confirms nor denies being Tyrion’s father. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf…

Share sale fails to halt Adani market slide in India

Indian tycoon Gautam Adani’s personal fortune has dived by more than $40 billion.— AFP/file MUMBAI: A successful public offer failed to stop investors dumping shares in Indian tycoon Gautam Adani’s…

Sheikh Rashid shifted to Aabpara police station after arrest

AML chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed speaks to journalists in Islamabad on February 2, 2023. — YouTube/GeoNews Awami Muslim League (AML) chief Sheikh Rashid has been arrested in Thursday’s early hours…

AML chief Sheikh Rashid arrested from Murree Motorway

Former interior minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed holding a press conference. — APP/ File In a major development, Awami Muslim League (AML) Chief Sheikh Rashid Ahmed was arrested by the police…

Myanmar streets empty in protest on coup anniversary

Streets in commercial hub Yangon were largely emptied from late morning, AFP correspondents saw, after activists called for people across the country to close businesses and stay indoors from 10…

Govt vows to eradicate terrorism in all its forms

PM Shehbaz chairing a meeting of the federal cabinet in Islamabad on February 1, 2023. PID ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet expressed the resolve to eradicate all forms of terrorism and…

Hong Kong bans CBD, ranking it alongside heroin and cocaine

Hong Kong is outlawing cannabidiol (CBD) products, ranking them as dangerous drugs alongside heroin and cocaine.— AFP/file  HONG KONG: A new law criminalising the possession, consumption and selling of cannabidiol…

School registration suspended after teacher ‘fractures’ student’s elbow

An AFP representational image. KARACHI: The Sindh government has suspended the registration of a school in the metropolis after a teacher brutally hit a child in class seven and “fractured”…