At least three people die in Hyderbad train collision

HYDERABAD: At least three people died and several others were wounded on Thursday after a passenger train collided with a waiting freight train near Hyderabad. The fatal crash took place at Pathan Goth area when Jinnah Express going from Karachi…

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Osman Khalid Butt schools troll for using foul language against Mehwish Hayat

Award-winning Pakistani actress Mehwish Hyatt has been a hot topic of social media discussion following the release of her item song 'Gangster Gurya' in the upcoming film Baaji. The song has already garnered well over 150, 000 views within 24 hours of its release on YouTube. Osman Khalid Butt, the lead actor of the movie, is said to be the creative mind behind the song. He is also the lyricist and the choreographer, Express Tribune reported. The talented actor was quick to respond when a social media user called…

Iran made ‘a very big mistake’ shooting down US drone: Trump

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said Thursday that he is not yet making public how he will respond to the shooting down of a US drone by Iran. "You will find out. Obviously, you know, we’re not going to be talking too much about it," he said in the White House. "They made a very big mistake." Earlier, Iran shot down a US spy drone Thursday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, with the two sides at odds whether it was in Iranian or international airspace, in the latest incident stoking tensions between the…

CJ says SC will create gender-based violence courts

Pakistan's top judge has vowed to set up more than 100 gender-based violence courts in the patriarchal country regularly ranked as among the most dangerous in the world for women. Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa said the Supreme Court is "in the offing to set up 116 gender-based violence courts and also child courts in every district in Pakistan". The courts "will be designed to look entirely different both in their infrastructure and working than other courts," he told judges in the capital Islamabad on Wednesday.…

ICC and ECB welcome Commonwealth Games nomination

The International Cricket Council (ICC) and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), welcomed the decision by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to nominate women’s cricket for inclusion at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022. The decision, which needs to be ratified by CGF members, follows a comprehensive bidding process, where the ICC, in partnership with the ECB, presented the compelling case for women’s cricket to become part of the Commonwealth Games sport programme. The application for…

WHO highlights scarcity of treatment for epilepsy in low-income countries

Three quarters of people living with epilepsy in low-income countries do not get the treatment they need, increasing their risk of dying prematurely and condemning many to a life of stigma. The findings are published in “Epilepsy, a public health imperative” released today by WHO and leading nongovernmental organizations for epilepsy, the International League Against Epilepsy and the International Bureau for Epilepsy. “The treatment gap for epilepsy is unacceptably high, when we know that 70% of people with the…

PM House expenditures down by 32 percent, says finance ministry

ISLAMABAD:  The Finance Ministry has said that Prime Minister Office has successfully managed to squeeze its expenditure up to Rs675 million owing to its ongoing austerity drive. In order to bring clarity about the budget and expenditure figures for Prime Minister Office, Finance Division presents following facts, with a view to address certain misconceptions in Media: During the Current Financial Year 2018-19, PM Office had a budgetary allocation of Rs. 986 million. However, owing to ongoing austerity drive and with a…

Opting to bowl against India was team’s collective decision: Hafeez

LONDON: Veteran all rounder Mohammad Hafeez has said that last few days have been very painful for the team as they are under criticism following their poor show in the ICC World Cup 2019. While talking to media in London, Hafeez said that from players to management, everyone is responsible for team’s poor show so far and any single individual cannot be blamed. “We failed collectively as a team, we couldn’t produce a team world and individual brilliance didn’t help us,” Hafeez added. “All is not finished for us, we…

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