‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Pakistan has potential for strong economic growth: study
Pakistan has the potential for achieving strong economic growth till 2030, says a study, provided it successfully overcomes five major...
Emir of boycott-hit Qatar to attend Gulf summit: minister
Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani will attend a crucial summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) this...
Skardu rally enters into final day
Three days Skardu Jeeps, bikes Rally has entered into final day in Shigar Valley on Sunday. Over a 100 off-road jeeps and 25 bikes are participating in the rally, which started on August 18. Tent village was established at Shigar valley for the tourists who are participating in the... Read more
NAB decides not to issue more notices to Sharifs: sources
The National Accountability Bureau has decided not to issue more notices to members of the Sharif family. According to local news channel ‘Geo News’, NAB has decided to file a reference in light of the record received by the Panama case Joint Investigation Team. However, it was not necessary... Read more
Japan launches satellite for advanced GPS operation
Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geo-positioning satellite into orbit after a week-long delay, the government said. The launch of Japan’s third geo-positioning satellite is part of its plan to build a version of the US global positioning system (GPS) to offer location information used for... Read more
NAB summons Sharif family for London flats enquiry
The National Accountability Bureau has summoned Sharif family for enquiry of London flats. On Saturday, the NAB requested the Supreme Court, for permission to record statement of members of Panama case Joint Investigation Team, as the JIT members were required to file a reference against the Sharif family. NAB Lahore... Read more
South African minister quits over women’s claims of assault
South Africa’s deputy higher education minister Mduduzi Manana resigned on Saturday over accusations that he physically assaulted two women at a Johannesburg nightclub. The presidency said in a statement that head of state Jacob Zuma had “received and accepted” Manana’s resignation. “The President has thanked Mr Manana for his... Read more
Train derails in India, killing about 20 and injuring scores more
A train came off the tracks in northern India on Saturday, killing about 20 people and injuring scores more, as carriages slammed into each other, officials said. Rescuers and local people worked into the night searching for survivors in the overturned and mangled carriages, some piled on top of... Read more