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PIA plane escapes being hit by mysterious drone

Karachi, January 19, (Online): A drone was sighted hovering over a Sukkur-bound commercial aircraft of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) only minutes after it took off from the Karachi airport on Friday. Sources said the PIA flight PK-536, an ATR aircraft, was at an altitude of 4,300 feet when the drone emerged 100 feet above it […]

Gas crisis averted, 2 LNG vessels arrive in Karachi port

KARACHI, January 19 (Online): Two ships laden with LNG have anchored in Karachi port averting the gas crisis in the country. According to Sui Northern Gas Company Limited (SNGPL) two ships carrying LNG have taken berth in Karachi port. The supply of 250 MMCFDLNG has been started. LNG is being supplied to domestic consumers on […]

Imran Khan to address public meeting on January 27

MIANWALI, January 19 (Online): Prime Minister ( PM) Imran Khan will address public meeting in Mianwali on January 27. Chief Minister (CM) Punjab Usman Buzdar has reached Mianwali to finalize the arrangements in connection with PM Imran January 27 visit to Mianwali. He met the local office bearers of PTI and got briefing from them […]

Trump, North Korea’s Kim to hold second summit in late February

Washington, January 19, (Online): US President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said after Trump met Pyongyang’s top nuclear negotiator. The announcement came amid a diplomatic flurry in Washington surrounding the visit of Kim […]

Canadian PM Trudeau renews calls for Saudi blogger’s release

Ottawa, January 19, (Online): Prime Minister Justin Trudeau renewed calls for the release of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi after meeting his wife, calling the issue “a priority” for him and all Canadians. Trudeau said Canadians’ view of Saudi Arabia had been defined in part by its treatment of Badawi, who was jailed for 10 years […]

7 injured in explosion due to gas leakage in home

SWAT, January 19 (Online): As many as 7 persons including a woman and children have been injured in an explosion due to gas leakage in Shaheen Abad of Sev Sharif area in Swat. The explosion took place in a home. The Rescue authorities and locals rushed to the scene and they shifted the injured to […]

Buzdar fails to allay reservations of Elahi

LAHORE, January 19 (Online): Punjab government has failed to allay reservations of PML-Q as neither the issue of resignation of Punjab mineral minister has been resolved nor PML-Q has been appeased. . Decision has been taken to take up the matter with Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan. Chief Minister (CM) Punjab Usman Buzdar has failed […]

Intermittent fasting boosts health by strengthening daily rhythms

Islamabad, January 19, (Online): Various versions of the intermittent fasting diet appear to have weight loss benefits. A new study investigating why they work concludes that circadian rhythms are key. While the modern world appears awash with fad diets, people seem to be giving a fair bit of attention to intermittent fasting. As its name […]

Stress may raise the risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Islamabad, January 19, (online): New research suggests that vital exhaustion, a marker of psychological distress, may raise the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. Many factors may increase Alzheimer’s risk, including age, family history, and genetic makeup. Certain health issues, such as cardiovascular disease or diabetes, may also influence the odds of experiencing dementia because they […]

No more carts in Saddar markets RWP

RAWALPINDI, January 19 (Online): Cantonment Board Rawalpindi (CBR) has taken decision to expel hand driven carts from Sadar bazaar and provide them alternative place in Pirwadhai More, IJ Principal road. Whosoever is found selling goods on carts in Sadar bazaar his cart along with goods will be impounded . All the carts vendors holding licenses […]

WASA discontinues tube well system in Rawalpindi to acquire water

RAWALPINDI, January 19 (Online): WASA has abolished tubewell system in Rawalpindi due to fall in underground water level to alarming proportion. WASA has started working out plan to acquire water from Ghazi Brotha, River Neelum-Jhelum and dams to meet water requirement of citizens. As per media reports WASA has informed chief minister and provincial minister […]

Multiple sclerosis: Small molecule could delay onset

Islamabad, January 19, (online): Treatment with a small molecule could delay the damage that multiple sclerosis inflicts in the brain and other parts of the central nervous system, say scientists. Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disabling disease that destroys the myelin sheath that protects nerve fibers, causing loss of signaling and nerve cell damage in […]

UN Chief hopes for meaningful Pak-India dialogue

New York, January 19, (online): United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that he hopes to soon see Islamabad and New Delhi “engage in a meaningful dialogue to resolve their disputes”. The UN chief’s comments came in response to a question by a Pakistani journalist at a press conference in New York. Speaking about New […]

AIOU’s M.Phil Mass Communication workshop begins on January 21

Islamabad, January 19 (Online): ( Online): Department of Mass Communication, Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will hold courses workshop of its M.Phil Mass Communication for the Semester Autumn 2018 from January 21 that would be continued till 9th February. The workshops’ courses include: 5761, 5762, 6630 and 6632. Intimation letters have been sent to all […]