Imran Khan critical of ‘private citizen Maryam getting official protocol’

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday said that the nation must decide once and for all whether they want a democratic society...

Live Updates: Maryam Nawaz set to appear before JIT

11:00 am: Six-member Joint Investigation Team is about to start its proceeding to record Maryam's statement about Sharif family assets.11.00 am: Maryam Nawaz,...

Video: Heavy protocol for Maryam Nawaz Sharif

Amid heavy protocol, Maryam Nawaz Shari left the Prime Minister House and reached the Judicial Academy where she appeared before the Joint Investigation Team...

Qatar slams ‘unrealistic’ demands by Arab rivals in Gulf crisis

DOHA: Qatar said Tuesday the demands of Arab rivals in a Gulf diplomatic crisis were impossible to meet, ahead of talks in Egypt between Saudi...

Turkish Airlines expects electronics ban on flights to Britain to be...

ISTANBUL: Turkish Airlines expects a ban on carrying electronic devices in cabins on flights from Turkey to Britain to be lifted soon, Chief Executive Bilal...

Qatar to boost gas production by 30 per cent

DOHA: Energy-rich Qatar said Tuesday it plans to increase natural gas production by 30 percent over the next several years, as it faces pressure from...

Foodies, take note: Butter may not be as bad for you...

Butter is a “middle-of-the-road” food, they say. It’s better than sugar but worse than olive oil. But new study analysed that included over 600,000 people and...

Geely’s Volvo to go all electric with new models from 2019

Geely-owned Volvo Car Group said on Wednesday all new models launched from 2019 will be fully electric or hybrids, spelling the eventual end to...

Dirty water use puts nearly a billion at risk: study

ROME: Untreated wastewater from cities is used to irrigate 50 percent more farmland worldwide than previously thought, leaving some 885 million people exposed to the...

‘Indian students as young as 13 buying and using drugs including...

At least 20 top schools in Hyderabad, India, have been informed that their students, some as young as 13, are buying and using drugs...

Muslim man in India puts on burka to avoid getting lynched

AGRA: Given the increasing incidents of lynching, the Muslim minority in India seems to be getting more insecure with each passing day, reported Times...

BJP worker arrested in India for ‘raping’ former student

NAGPUR: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was left red-faced after 48-year-old Ravindra Bawanthade, a BJP worker and supervisor at a school at Nagbhid...

ISIS has left an entire generation of children suffering from ‘waking...

Visiting a classroom or playground in the sprawling camps now home to Iraqis who have fled Isis, it can take a while to realise...

Vietnam: Hanoi aims to curb pollution with motorbike ban

Hanoi is planning on banning motorbikes and scooters, of which there are five million in the Vietnamese city, by 2030. The city council voted for...

Ramiz Raja urges ICC for Test ‘window’

Former Pakistan batsman Ramiz Raja has urged the International Cricket Council to set aside a two-month window solely for Test matches in a bid...

UN chief condemns North Korea’s ‘dangerous escalation’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday strongly condemned North Korea’s launch of a ballistic missile that Pyongyang claimed was its first successful ICBM test. “This...

Health secretary seeks overall improvement

LAHORE: Primary and Secondary Health Secretary Ali Jan Khan ordered officers of his department and directors of various programmes to improve their performance. Health budget up...

Irregularities, mismanagement irk health minister

LAHORE: Taking notice of irregularities at Government Nawaz Sharif Hospital Yakki Gate, Punjab Minister for Primary and Secondary Health Khawaja Imran Nazir on Tuesday has...