World

ISIS takes responsibility of Manchester bombing

LONDON: The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a bombing in the British city of Manchester that killed 22 people, including children, at a concert. The group said in a statement published on its social media channels that … read more

Pakistan

Sohail Siyal re appointed as Provincial Home Minister Sindh

KARACHI: Sindh government has given additional portfolios to three provincial ministers of Sindh among Sohail Anwer Siyal second time appointed Home Minister. According to a notification issued by Services General Administration and Coordination Department (Cabinet Section) here Tuesday, Sohail Anwar Siyal … read more

Top Stories

Four killed as car falls into ravine at Rawlakot

RAWLAKOT: At least four people were killed and eight sustained injuries when a speeding passenger van fell into a ravine near Azad-Pattan in Rawalakot on Tuesday. The bus was enroute to Rawalpindi from Tarar Khal when the driver lost control … read more

Diplomatic

COAS Gen Bajwa meets Iranian Foreign Minister, discusses bilateral issues

RAWALPINDI: Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Pakistan attached great importance relation with Iran. He made these views while meeting with Iranian foreign minister Jawad Zarif . ISPR said in a statement that the regional peace and security situation … read more

Business

PSO & Lahore Waste Management Company ink another chapter in business growth by signing fuel purchase contract.

LAHORE: Pakistan State Oil (PSO) and The Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) have signed a contract for LWMC to procure petroleum products via PSO’s state of the art chip based fuel cards, for LWMC’s official vehicles. The agreement was executed … read more

Sports

Haris to replace Akmal in Champions Trophy

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Tuesday announced Haris Sohail as Umar Akmal’s replacement in the ICC Champions Trophy that is scheduled to start next month. Haris Sohail, Umar Amin and Asif Zakir were being considered for the place in Pakistan … read more

Sci & Tech

French researchers find way to save Windows files infected by WannaCry

French researchers said on Friday they had found a last-chance way for technicians to save Windows files encrypted by WannaCry, racing against a deadline as the ransomware threatens to start locking up victims’ computers first infected a week ago. WannaCry, … read more

Health

Don’t panic, humanity’s ‘doomsday’ seed vault is probably still safe

On Friday, a slew of alarming headlines emerged regarding the Svalbard Global Seed Vault. Water had apparently breached this “fail-safe” trove of the planet’s seeds that is supposed to protect earth’s food supply in the event of a “doomsday” scenario. … read more

Travel & Tourism

Aligning Biodiversity Conservation with Sustainable Tourism

ISLAMABAD: The International Day for Biological Diversity was jointly celebrated by the IUCN Pakistan, Ministry of Climate Change and Serena Hotels on May 22. The theme for the year 2017 is “Biodiversity and Sustainable Tourism”. Participation of key stakeholders from … read more