World

Erdogan says US Syria withdrawal ‘positive’

ANKARA: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday welcomed the announcement by Washington that it was pulling out 1,000 troops from northern Syria. “This is a positive approach,” Erdogan told reporters, when asked about Sunday’s statement from US Pentagon chief … read more

Pakistan

UI-F’s sit-in enters second day, R Committee meeting underway

ISLAMABAD: As the sit-in protest led by the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) in Islamabad enters its second day; the opposition’s Rehbar Committee has planned to hold its next meeting at same venue of protest. The meeting is expected to ponder over … read more

Top Stories

IOK situation remains unchanged, lockdown enters 71st day

ISLAMABAD: The situation remains unchanged in the Kashmir Valley and Muslims majority areas of Jammu region where military lockdown and communications blackout entered 71st day, Monday, in Indian occupied Kashmir. According to Kashmir Media Service, although the occupation authorities have … read more

Diplomatic

Turkish ambassadors calls on Naval Chief

ISLAMABAD: Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Ihsan Mustafa Yurdakul has hailed Pakistan Navy’s efforts for maritime security. The Envoy called on Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi at Naval Headquarters in Islamabad on Monday and discussed bilateral relations and matters of … read more

Business

HITIT CELEBRATES 1ST ANNIVERSARY OF A TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP WITH PIA

By Sameer Nazir KARACHI: Hitit Computer Services and PIA celebrate their first anniversary of completing the migration process in Pakistan. The first anniversary was celebrated with an official gala dinner at Karachi and attended by dignitaries representing Hitit, PIA, TAAP … read more

Sports

ICC scrapes Super Over boundary count rule after controversial World Cup final

KARACHI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has scrapped a controversial boundary counting rule from super-over regulation that helped England win the World Cup 2019 final against New Zealand. ICC faced severe criticism from various quarters after the winner of the … read more

Sci & Tech

Ancient stars shed light on Earth’s similarities to other planets

Earth-like planets may be common in the universe, a new UCLA study implies. The team of astrophysicists and geochemists presents new evidence that the Earth is not unique. The study was published in the journal Science on Oct. 18. “We … read more

Health

Ultrasound Procedure Reduces Tremors in Parkinson’s Disease, Essential Tremor Disorder

Researchers report a new ultrasound treatment reduces tremors in people with Parkinson’s disease and essential tremor disorder. They add the procedure eliminates the risks associated with surgery and produces shorter hospital stays. The availability of the treatment is limited. About … read more

Travel & Tourism

Prince William, Kate Middleton land in Pakistan for historic tour

RAWALPINDI: British Prince William and Catherine (Kate) Elizabeth Middleton, also known as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, arrived in Pakistan late Monday evening. The royal couple touched down at the Pakistan Air Force’s (PAF) Nur Khan Airbase in Rawalpindi, … read more