SUSPECT AMINA UROOJ SENT ON 3-DAY PHYSICAL REMAND

Lahore: A local court in Lahore has sent Amina Urooj, a prime suspect who, along with her accomplices, allegedly abducted and robbed famous playwright Khalilur Rehman last week, on a three-day physical remand. Judicial magistrate Nabila Aamir conducted a hearing on the dramatist’s complaint at the district katchehri after he was “kidnapped, tortured, and demanded … Read more

US BUSINESS EXECUTIVES VISIT BEIJING, EAGER TO GET FIRSTHAND INSIGHT FROM THIRD PLENUM

Beijing: Following the conclusion of the third plenary session of the 20th Communist Party of China Central Committee, a delegation from the US-China Business Council (USCBC), including executives from Boeing Global and United Family Healthcare, met with Chinese officials. This highlights the deep interest of the US business community in the session’s outcomes and the … Read more

TERRORISTS IN AFGHANISTAN ALSO POSE THREAT TO CHINA, IRAN: PAKISTAN

Pakistan reiterated its call for the interim government in Afghanistan to take steps against terrorist groups holed up on its soil, stressing that such militant outfits pose a threat to neighboring countries, including Pakistan. “Terrorism emanating out of Afghanistan is a concern not only for Pakistan but other neighboring countries like China, Iran, Tajikistan, and … Read more

FATHER DIES WHILE SAVING SON TRAPPED IN SHANGLA CHAIRLIFT

A man has lost his life after falling into Indus River while trying to save the life of his beloved son trapped in a chairlift near Shangla on Tuesday. A boy got stranded in a chairlift in Shangla — a tourist attraction known for its scenic high mountains full of forests in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Malakand … Read more

SONAKSHI SINHA, ZAHEER IQBAL’S ONE-MONTH ANNIVERSARY WAS ALL ABOUT DETOX, CUDDLES AND RECOVERING IN PHILIPPINES | BOLLYWOOD

Actors Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal got married one month ago. They shared inside pictures from their one-month anniversary. Actors Sonakshi Sinha and Zaheer Iqbal got married one month ago on June 23. The couple shared inside pictures from their one-month anniversary on Instagram, highlighting that it was all about recovering from the whirlwind that … Read more

EX-DG ISI PROVIDED EVIDENCE LINKING IMRAN TO MAY 9 RIOTS: VAWDA

Senator Faisal Vawda on Tuesday accused PTI founder Imran Khan of being responsible for prevailing political instability, claiming that former DG Inter-Services Intelligence Lt-Gen (r) Faiz Hameed had provided tangible evidence, linking Khan to vandalism and riots on May 9. “I cannot champion law and democracy when multiple cases are pending against me in courts. … Read more

US SECRET SERVICE DIRECTOR KIMBERLY CHEATLE RESIGNS AFTER TRUMP ASSASSINATION BID

WASHINGTON: US Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle resigned on Tuesday, a day after acknowledging that the agency failed in its mission to prevent an assassination attempt against Donald Trump. Cheatle faced bipartisan calls to step down after a 20-year-old gunman wounded the former Republican president and current White House candidate at a July 13 campaign … Read more

PEACE, STABILITY IN AFGHANISTAN TOP PRIORITY OF PAKISTAN: AMBASSADOR DURRANI

ISLAMABAD: Special Representative of Pakistan to Afghanistan, Ambassador Asif Durrani emphasized on Tuesday that achieving peace and stability in Afghanistan remains one of the top priorities for Pakistan. Speaking at a roundtable discussion on “Pak-Afghan Relations: Challenges and Opportunities” at the Institute of Regional Studies (IRS), Ambassador Durrani highlighted that Pakistan aims for favorable socioeconomic … Read more

CRUEL LANDLORD CUT OFF LEGS OF DONKEY IN PUNJAB

JATOI: Another gruesome incident was reported from Jatoi Tehsil (an administrative subdivision), in Muzaffargarh district, Punjab province, where a landlord cut off two legs of a donkey after it trespassed on his fields. The cruel landlord cut off two legs of the donkey after it trespassed on his fields. A police spokesperson stated that the … Read more

KP PROPOSES DECREASE IN TOBACCO TAX

PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government has decided to withdraw the previously announced increase in the tobacco tax. The provincial government presented an amended Finance Bill in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly to decrease the tax rate. Initially, a tax of up to Rs 50 per kilogram was imposed on tobacco. In the amended Finance Bill, … Read more