World

Taliban kills 30 Afghan soldiers in Badghis province

KABUL: At least 30 Afghan soldiers were killed by Taliban militants in Badghis province of Afghanistan, on Wednesday. According to governor of province, Abdul Ghafoor Malikzai said that after the 3-day Taliban ceasefire ended on Sunday, it was the first … read more

Pakistan

A winning position of PPP in Hyderabad rural vicinities observed

ABBAS KASSAR HYDERABAD: Hyderabad district has three NA and six Provincial Assembly seats being contested by more than one dozen candidates on each consituency representing major political parties of country among Sindhi nationalists too. In 2013 PPP had got one … read more

Top Stories

CJP vows to rid Karachiites of tanker mafia

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Saqib Nisar vowed to rid the residents of Karachi of the menace of tanker mafia by saying that they must be provided clean drinking water at all costs. The CJP took a case related … read more

Diplomatic

Veteran diplomat Jamsheed Marker passes away

KARACHI: Veteran Pakistani diplomat and the world’s longest serving ambassador, Jamsheed Marker passed away in Karachi on Thursday. He served as Pakistan’s top envoy to United States and several other countries for over three decades. Jamsheed Marker’s name was included … read more

Business

Saudi Arabia gifts 150 tones dates to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia has handed over 150 tones of dates to Pakistan during a ceremony held at the Saudi embassy on Thursday. The dates handing over ceremony were attended by officials of the Saudi embassy and representatives of the government … read more

Sports

Spain beat Iran 1-0 to close in on World Cup last 16

KAZAN: Spain squeezed 1-0 past dogged Iran in their World Cup Group B encounter on Wednesday thanks to a fortuitous goal from Diego Costa, but the Europeans suffered a string of second-half scares. The veteran forward notched his third goal … read more

Sci & Tech

Nasa missions to Mars difficult for human survival

While several Nasa missions have involved mixed crews, a secret report by the space agency suggests that missions to Mars could be all-female. Speaking at a conference today, British astronaut, Helen Sharman, claimed that Nasa has filed a report that … read more

Health

Here are six foods that will leave you hungrier

ISLAMABAD: Many of us take to mindlessly grazing throughout the day, munching our way through chocolates, mince pies and cheese. But despite this constant eating, we’re often still regularly hungry. How can it be? Well, it could be down to … read more

Travel & Tourism

Longest day of 2018 today

YEAR’S LONGEST DAY In case you are not aware about it, today is the summer solstice – the longest day of the year. On the longest day, the duration of sunlight is comparatively more than that of any other day. The … read more