World

Afghanistan wants cordial relations with all countries, including Pakistan: Ghani

KABUL: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has reiterated that Afghanistan wanted cordial relations with all countries particularly Pakistan. He viewed that insecure Afghanistan was not in the interest of any country and Pakistan would directly suffer from instability in Afghanistan. He … read more

Pakistan

Asif Zardari to file appeal against the ATC verdict

ISLAMABAD: Former President Asif Zardari will file appeal against the ATC verdict in Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto assassination case. The decision was taken at a high level party meeting in Bilawal House Karachi today. Spokesperson senator Farhatullah Babar said that … read more

Top Stories

Hurricane Irma to be devastating for US: emergency chief

WASHINGTON: Hurricane Irma will have a “truly devastating” impact when it slams into southern coastal areas of the United States, the head of the US emergency agency said on Thursday. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) chief Brock Long said people … read more

Diplomatic

Gen Zubair Hayat attends conference on environmental issues

RAWALPINDI – Joint Chief of Staff Committee Chairman General Zubair Mahmood Hayat attended 2017 Pacific Chiefs of Defence Conference in Victoria, which was attended by the chiefs of Defence Staff of 25 countries. The conference was held between September 4 … read more

Business

PAEC seeks licence for 50 MW coal power plant

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) has submitted an application to National Electric Power Regulator Authority (NEPRA) for power generation licence for its 50 MW coal-fired power plant at KCP Complex, Jauharabad. The PAEC planned to set up a … read more

Sports

Pak cricket team begins training ahead of World XI tour

LAHORE – The national cricket camp for Pakistan cricket team to start preparations ahead of the World XI tour has started at the Gaddafi Stadium on Thursday. 13 players from the national squad for the series, dubbed ‘Independence Cup’, reported … read more

Sci & Tech

Images of intense solar flares captured by NASA

WASHINGTON: Two high-intensity solar flares were emitted Wednesday, the second of which was the most intense recorded since the start of this sun cycle in December 2008, NASA said. These radiation flares, which can disrupt communications satellites, GPS and power … read more

Health

Vegetable pigment can reduce inflammation in heart disease patients

ISLAMABAD: A new study finds that lutein, a compound that gives egg yolk and some plants their color, can reduce chronic inflammation in patients with coronary artery disease, the most common type of heart disease. Coronary artery disease develops because … read more

Travel & Tourism

Saudi Arabia shows interest in CPEC and Gwadar

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan Nawaf Said Ahmad Al-Malkiy says his country is looking forward to invest in China Pakistan Economic Corridor and Gwadar port projects. He said that CPEC is a huge project, which will … read more