Imran Khan denies media report about demanding Nawaz-era expenditure of PM House

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday denied demanding any details or record relating to PM House expenses during ex-premier Nawaz Sharif’s era, ARY News reported. According to ARY News Islamabad Bureau Chief Sabir Shakir,  the PM, in a meeting with senior journalists, was asked about a claim made by a journalist associated with a […]

EU warns Irish border issue could still sink Brexit deal

BRUSSELS: The thorny problem of the Irish border could yet scupper a Brexit deal, EU negotiator Michel Barnier warned after talks with his British counterpart Friday, saying “urgent” work was needed to find a solution. Avoiding a hard border between European Union member Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland after Britain leaves the […]

PTI government to put PM House’s bullet-proof cars on auction

ISLAMABAD: Federal government has decided to put Prime Minister’s House’s 33 bullet-proof cars on auction and has issued an advertisement inviting bids for the luxury vehicles, sources todl ARY News on Friday. According to ARY News correspondent, the cabinet division, on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s directives have issued an advertisement inviting bidders for the auction […]

Lady Gaga takes off the make-up for movie role

VENICE, ITALY: Lady Gaga, the pop singer rarely seen without strikingly coiffed hair and heavy makeup, said on Friday she had to go natural for her first starring role in a movie. Gaga plays a girl-next-door character who achieves her dream of becoming a famous singer in “A Star Is Born”, directed by co-star Bradley […]

ISPR pays tribute to Nishan-e-Haider recipients

RAWALPINDI: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has released another promo for the campaign on Defence Day to pay tribute to the martyrs and their families. The promo titled “Hamaray Nishan-e-Haidar, Hamar Fakhar” (Our Nishan-e-Haider, Our Pride) pays tributes to the recipients of the Nishan-e-Haidar, the highest military gallantry award. The Nishan-e-Haider has only been award […]

Govt cuts petrol price by Rs2 a litre

ISLAMABAD: The government has announced to reduce petroleum product prices by as much as six rupees a litre, ARY News reported. On recommendations of Oil & Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved these changes in the prices of petroleum products. Prices of diesel and petrol were slashed by Rs6.37 and Rs2.41 […]

Medtech firms get personal with digital twins

HEIDELBERG, Germany: Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater, cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes of a pacemaker in a beating, digital heart. Using this “digital twin” that mimics the electrical and physical properties of the cells in patient 7497’s heart, Meder runs simulations to see if […]

Stabbing suspect in Germany was slated for deportation

BERLIN: One of two immigrants arrested for the fatal stabbing of a German man could have been deported in mid-2016, a German court said on Friday, news that risks fuelling far-right outrage about a case that has already sparked xenophobic protests. Family Minister Franziska Giffey laid flowers at the scene of the crime in the […]

Iran wishes prosperity to people of Pakistan, Javad Zarif tells Imran

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Foreign Affairs of Iran Javad Zarif on Friday called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and conveyed to him the greetings and best wishes of the people and leadership of Iran on assuming the office. Zarif said that Iran wished continued progress and prosperity to the people of Pakistan. He delivered a message […]

India’s GDP growth surges over 8 percent, boost for Modi before election

India’s annual economic growth surged to a more than two-year high of 8.2 percent in the three months through June, giving Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government a political boost in the final year of his term before elections. Modi has been under pressure to make good his promise to deliver reforms and provide jobs to […]