‘I’m a victim of sexual assault’

WASHINGTON: Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to President Donald Trump, said on Sunday that she was the victim of sexual assault and that women who survive such experiences should be heard. “I feel very empathetic, frankly, for victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment and rape,” Conway told CNN while defending the Supreme Court nomination of […]

Sindh Assembly passes Rs8 trillion budget for nine months

KARACHI: The Sindh Assembly on Sunday passed over eight trillion rupees budget for nine months of current fiscal year 2018-19. To conclude the budget session, leader of the house, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, who has also the portfolio of finance minister, said that institutions needed to be reformed for development of the […]

Pakistan Navy participates in multinational naval exercise ‘Mavi Balina’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) Saif with an embarked Z9EC Helicopter is participating in multinational naval exercise Mavi Balina 2018 which is being held in the Eastern Mediterranean Turkey. The exercise is aimed at practicing anti-submarine defense. Naval and air forces from Turkey, NATO, the United States, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Algeria, Qatar, Kuwait, Pakistan, Romania and […]

Police seek help from intelligence agencies in lady constable rape case

ISLAMABAD: Police have sought help from intelligence agencies for probe into rape case of a lady police constable in Islamabad, ARY News reported. Unidentified armed persons made the police constable knock out by placing a rag on her mouth on Saturday night. They physically abused and then dumped her at highway. She was rushed to […]

China to lift restrictions where second African swine fever outbreak found

BEIJING: China is set to lift restrictions on an area in central Henan province, where the country’s second African swine fever outbreak occurred last month, the agriculture ministry said on Sunday. The local government in Zhengzhou plans to officially lift the blockade on Oct. 1, but it must take measures to prevent recurrence of the […]

Saudi Arabian delegation led by finance minister arrives in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A high-level Saudi Arabian delegation on Sunday arrived in Pakistan to hold bilateral trade talks between the two countries. The delegation is being led by Saudi Arabian Finance Minister Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Jadaan. It will hold meetings with different high-level officials during its stay. It will also hold talks on promotion of bilateral ties […]

Our helicopter was within boundary, says PM Azad Kashmir

Web Desk On Sep 30, 2018 Last updated Sep 30, 2018 ISLAMABAD: In a reaction to attempted attack by Indian forces on his helicopter, Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider on Sunday said they were within the boundary, while India staged this drama. “It is clearly evident that India is perturbed. I […]

KP govt completes 255 mini hydro-power projects in province

Web Desk On Sep 30, 2018 Last updated Sep 30, 2018 PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakthunkhwa government has completed 255 mini micro hydro-power projects in 12 northern districts of the province to provide inexpensive electricity to people. “Work on 67 others mini macro hydro-power projects is also in full swing to provide affordable energy and clean […]

200 ambulances to be added into ambulance service by December: Murad

Web Desk On Sep 30, 2018 Last updated Sep 30, 2018 KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Sunday said that 200 ambulances would be inducted into ambulance service in the province by the end of this year. Chairing a meeting regarding provision of ambulance service to National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) […]

US warship sails near disputed South China Sea islands: US official

WASHINGTON: A US Navy destroyer sailed near islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Sunday, a US official told Reuters, potentially angering Beijing at a time of tense relations between the two countries. Beijing and Washington are locked in a trade war that has seen them impose increasingly severe rounds of tariffs […]