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Karachi's Askari Park swing accident caused by broken bolts: report

Karachi's Askari Park swing accident caused by broken bolts:...

A swing at the Askari Amusement Park in the metropolis's Sabzi Mandi area collapsed on Sunday night after its bolts broke, an initial investigation report of the incident stated on Monday. A 16-seater ride named 'Monster' had [...]

Posted On : Jul, 16 2018 | Comments : 0

Shehbaz terms Avenfield verdict a 'dark chapter in history'

Shehbaz terms Avenfield verdict a 'dark chapter in history'

Former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif has termed an accountability court decision to send his brother, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, to jail as unjust and "a dark chapter in history". Shehbaz was speaking to reporter [...]

Posted On : Jul, 06 2018 | Comments : 0

Eight dead as over 280mm of rain sweeps away Lahore municipality's promises

Eight dead as over 280mm of rain sweeps away Lahore municipa...

At least eight people were killed and upwards of 50 others wounded Tuesday due to rain-related incidents here in the city as heavy showers flooded the city of gardens, Geo News reported. The thunderous monsoon rain, which was recorded at [...]

Posted On : Jul, 04 2018 | Comments : 0

Rain expected in Karachi this week as monsoon approaches

Rain expected in Karachi this week as monsoon approaches

A rainy spell may soon be dispelling the heat and humidity in Karachi as the monsoon system approaches. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department, the metropolis is likely to receive rain on Thursday and Friday, along with most [...]

Posted On : Jun, 26 2018 | Comments : 0

NADRA denies data leakage accusation, says voter records 'completely safe'

NADRA denies data leakage accusation, says voter records 'co...

The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) on Tuesday denied an accusation of a leakage of voters' data for the General Election 2018. In a letter to NADRA Chairman Usman Yousaf Mobin, the Election Commission of Pakistan [...]

Posted On : Jun, 19 2018 | Comments : 0

Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz Sharif at loggerheads over issuing party ticket to Nisar

Nawaz Sharif, Shehbaz Sharif at loggerheads over issuing par...

Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and ex-Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif are at loggerheads regarding issuing a party ticket to Chaudhry Nisar to contest the upcoming general election. “PML-N quaid Nawaz is adamant to not issu [...]

Posted On : Jun, 10 2018 | Comments : 0

Pakistan Railways announces special trains for Eid

Pakistan Railways announces special trains for Eid

Pakistan Railways (PR) has announced five special trains to facilitate people planning to travel for Eid-ul-Fitr. Passengers will take be able to take advantage of the eight-day operation, starting from June 12, on 30 per cent discounted [...]

Posted On : Jun, 10 2018 | Comments : 0

Jemima threatens to run son’s libel claim against Reham

Jemima threatens to run son’s libel claim against Reham

Imran Khan’s former wife Jemima Goldsmith has said that she will be funding a defamation case of her eldest son Sulaiman Isa Khan against Reham Khan if Reham’s book is published in the United Kingdom’s jurisdiction. Jemi [...]

Posted On : Jun, 06 2018 | Comments : 0

Shehbaz Sharif observes test run of Orange Line Metro Train in Lahore

Shehbaz Sharif observes test run of Orange Line Metro Train ...

Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif Wednesday observed test run of Orange Line Metro Train (OLMT) in Lahore. Speaking to the media after 11 km test run in the metro train from Dera Gujjran station to Lakshmi Chowk station, Shehbaz said t [...]

Posted On : May, 17 2018 | Comments : 0

FIA arrests two more suspects in Sana Cheema murder case: sources

FIA arrests two more suspects in Sana Cheema murder case: so...

Two more suspects were taken into custody by law enforcement authorities on Monday from New Islamabad Airport for their alleged involvement in Sana Cheema murder, informed airport sources. Cheema, 26, was allegedly killed for honour by he [...]

Posted On : May, 15 2018 | Comments : 0

Ahead of Ramazan, chicken prices sky high in Lahore

Ahead of Ramazan, chicken prices sky high in Lahore

With Ramazan around the corner, food prices, especially those of fruits and vegetables, are expected to hit sky high, however, this time around it’s the price of chicken that has soared ahead of the month of fasting. According to re [...]

Posted On : May, 10 2018 | Comments : 0

6.4 magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan

6.4 magnitude earthquake jolts Pakistan

Pakistan was rocked on Wednesday afternoon after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake was recorded in the Afghanistan-Tajikistan region. According to the Met Department, the earthquake's depth was recorded at 97 kilometres and it struck at appr [...]

Posted On : May, 09 2018 | Comments : 0

Government increases petrol price by Rs1.7 per litre

Government increases petrol price by Rs1.7 per litre

Finance ministry on Monday rejected OGRA's recommendation to increase price of petrol by Rs3.22, after a notification was released that a Rs1.7 price hike for the commodity was effective from 12AM today. The Oil and Gas Regulatory Aut [...]

Posted On : May, 01 2018 | Comments : 0

Cyberattack on Careem, data of 14 million customers stolen

Cyberattack on Careem, data of 14 million customers stolen

Ride-hailing giant Careem on Monday said it faced a data breach in January this year. In a blog posted on its website, the Dubai based transportation network said, “Careem has identified a cyber incident involving unauthorised acces [...]

Posted On : Apr, 23 2018 | Comments : 0

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