Mass killings to be stopped, says GB CM

  Gilgit Baltistan Chief Minister Hafiz Hafeez-ur-Rehman has expressed deep sorrow over the massacre of Muslims in Myanmar and demanded concrete steps to stop the killing of innocent people. In a statement issued here Sunday, the CM urged upon the United Nation and UNHCR to come up with a solid …

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Russian strike kills 34 civilians in Syria

At least 34 civilians were killed on Sunday when Russian warplanes targeted ferries carrying them across the Euphrates River near Syria’s eastern city of Deir Ezzor, a monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group initially reported 21 deaths in Russian air strikes but later raised the …

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PTI’s Nusrat condemns Rohingya genocide

KARACHI: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Sindh Vice President Nusrat Wahid on Sunday strongly condemned the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. “The international community must take immediate notice of these brutal, mass killings of innocent Muslims and we will not leave our Muslim brothers of Myanmar alone in this hour of …

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5 injured in Jhang bus-rickshaw collision

JHANG: At least 5 people including women were injured when an over speeding bus hit a rickshaw on Sunday. Police said that an over speeding bus hit an auto-rickshaw at Faisalabad Road in Jhang after it got out of driver’s control. 4 women and the rickshaw driver were injured in the …

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India calls on Myanmar to act with restraint in Rakhine

India has called for an immediate end to violence in Myanmar’s western state of Rakhine, urging its ally to act with restraint as hordes of Rohingya flee to neighbouring Bangladesh. “We would urge that the situation in Rakhine State be handled with restraint and maturity, focusing on the welfare of …

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Film industry legend Zeba turns 72

Zeba, largely recognised as one of the top stars to have reigned Pakistan film industry in the 60s and 70s, turned 72 on Sunday. She was born on September 10, 1945, and was named Shaheen but later chose to be called Zeba for her onscreen appearance. Zeba made her screen …

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I will return shortly, says Dr Asim before leaving for London

KARACHI: Close aide of former president Asif Ali Zardari and former petroleum minister Dr Asim Hussain left for London from Jinnah International Airport on Sunday. Speaking to a private TV channel before his departure, Dr Asim said Pakistan is his home and he will return shortly. The Pakistan People’s Party …

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The butterfly effect

Now learn to differentiate between right and wrong   Those who don’t believe in God the Almighty Creator should desist from reading this further for they will find that their time has been wasted. An American scholar/analyst of sorts recently wrote that he fears a ‘Black Swan’ event in Pakistan. …

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