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Woman injured in firing incident

August 31, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

KARACHI: A woman was injured in a firing incident in Korangi area of the metropolis on Thursday.
According to rescue sources, a 35-year-old woman, Kausar was injured when she received a stray bullet near Nasir Jump in Korangi.
She was rushed to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) for treatment.

Seven people electrocuted in rain-related incidents

August 31, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

KARACHI: At least seven people, including two minor children were electrocuted in different rain-related incident in various parts of the city on Thursday.
According to rescue sources, a 24-year-old man, Sohail, son of Ghulam Sarwar, received severe electric shocks from current-tinted water and died on the spot.
The body was shifted …

Int’l: (Russian FM urges US to refrain from any military action on Korean peninsula)

August 31, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

ISLAMABAD: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has urged the United States to refrain from any military action on the Korean peninsula that would be fraught with unpredictable consequences.
According to reports, in a telephonic conversation with his US counterpart Rex Tillerson, Lavrov said any further sanctions on North Korea will also …

FO: (Pakistan lodges strong protest with India over ceasefire violations on LoC)

August 31, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

ISLAMABAD: Indian Deputy High Commissioner J.P. Singh was summoned to the Foreign Office on Thursday to condemn the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the Indian occupation forces in Kotera Sector on Tuesday.
The firing resulted in martyrdom of a civilian, Mohammad Rasheed. He was told that the unprovoked ceasefire violations by the …

FO: FO calls Gen Nicholson’s statement ‘unnecessary’ and ‘unacceptable’)

August 31, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office rejected on Thursday the recent statements of Commander of US Forces and NATO in Afghanistan General John Nicholson, calling them ‘unnecessary and unacceptable’.
In his weekly news briefing, FO spokesman Nafees Zakaria addressed several issues pertaining to the region and Pakistan’s foreign relations. A conference of envoys …

Trade: (Eid to result in a billion dollar business)

August 31, 2017 – 12:00 am | No Comment

ISLAMABAD: The Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Thursday said Eidul Azha will result in the business of around one billion dollars in the country.
It will benefit millions of people linked to the rural economy, and help dozens of industries including livestock and agriculture sectors, it …