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November 21, 2018 | 08:23:22 PM

PM Khan unveils four-pronged strategy to pull nation out of 'quagmire of loans'

PM Khan unveils 4-pronged strategy to pull nation out of 'quagmire of loans'

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday unveiled his government's four-pronged strategy to pull Pakistan out of its "quagmire of loans". The prime minister, while addressing the Pakistani community in Malaysia where he is currently on a two-day official visit, said that the first step towards ridding the country of its chronic loan cycle is to increase exports.

November 19, 2018 | 09:49:43 PM

PM Imran Khan hits back at Trumps tirade against Pakistan

PM Imran Khan hits back at Trump's tirade against Pakistan

PM Imran Khan record needed to be put straight on Mr Trump's tirade against Pakistan: 1. No Pakistani was involved in 9/11 but Pak decided to participate in US War on Terror. 2. Pakistan suffered 75,000 casualties in this war & over $123 bn was lost to economy. US

November 19, 2018 | 06:24:56 PM

PTI brings in Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to justify Imran Khans U-turn statement

PTI brings in Amazon's Jeff Bezos in defence of PM's U-turn statement

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, brought in on Sunday, Amazon.com CEO, Jeff Bezos to justify the U-turns statement by Prime Minister Imran Khan which had been getting accused of making since taking charge. Sharing the footage of the business mogul shedding light on his good leadership principles, the party rationalized that reanalyzing your decisions makes you a good leader.

November 19, 2018 | 06:21:34 PM

British Parachute Regiment sent back into combat in Afghanistan to beat IS

British Parachute Regiment sent back into combat in Afghanistan to beat IS

More than 80 heavily armed troops from B Company 3rd Battalion landed in Kabul last week in a bid to stem outrages that have claimed the lives of more than 3,000 civilians this year. While MoD chiefs said the deployment is merely "rotational", sources at Army HQ in Andover said the regiment had been a deliberate choice due to mounting challenges facing coalition troops in Kabul.

November 19, 2018 | 06:15:15 PM

Another American girl ties knot with Pakistani man

Another American girl ties knot with Pakistani man

They became friend through social media and later their friendship turned into love. LAHORE (Web Desk) - Another American girl reached Gulshan Ravi Lahore to marry her soulmate. According to details, 21-year-old American girl Maria Angelo and 24-year-old Mohsin Ali became friends through social media and later their friendship turned into love and girl reached Pakistan.

November 19, 2018 | 06:12:05 PM

What's so strange about my sons working abroad: Nawaz

What's so strange about my sons working abroad, Nawaz asks accountability court judge

While recording his statement at an accountability court in Islamabad during the Al Azizia hearing on Monday, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif told the judge that he didn't know why a case had been brought against him. Even the petitioner doesn't know why, he said.

November 19, 2018 | 06:09:32 PM

Trump fires off a new tirade at Pakistan

PM Imran Khan slams Donald Trump after tirade against Pakistan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has slammed President of United States Donald Trump, saying that instead of making Pakistan 'a scapegoat for their failures' in Afghanistan, the US should assess their strategies.

November 18, 2018 | 05:47:15 PM

Trump calls CIA assessment of Khashoggi murder premature but possible

Trump calls CIA assessment of Khashoggi murder premature but possible | The Express Tribune

WASHINGTON/MALIBU: President Donald Trump on Saturday called a CIA assessment blaming Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "very premature" and said he will receive a complete report on the case on Tuesday. Trump, on a trip to California, said the killing "should never have happened."

November 18, 2018 | 05:26:08 PM

Maryam Nawaz emerges on political landscape after long absence

Maryam Nawaz emerges on political landscape after long absence

Shehbaz has been remanded by accountability court for 14 days in Ashiana Housing scheme. LAHORE (Dunya News) - Maryam Nawaz-Sharif's political-heir apparent-has finally emerged on country's political landscape after long absence as she arrived at National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) Lahore office to meet with Shehbaz Sharif.

November 18, 2018 | 05:24:13 PM

Brazilian pilot embraces Islam while flying plane

Brazilian pilot embraces Islam while flying plane

Can't connect right now! retry A video of Brazilian pilot is going viral in which he is seen embracing Islam aboard a passenger aircraft. ""We are here with pilot Amalo from Brazil. He will say the text of the Shahada during our flight to Taluka," a man sitting in the cockpit can be heard saying."

November 18, 2018 | 05:23:05 PM

Iíve taken U-turns on every step of the way, says President Alvi

I've taken U-turns on every step of the way, says President Alvi | The Express Tribune

Defending Prime Minister Imran Khan's much-talked about statement on 'U-turns', President Dr Arif Alvi said on Saturday that he had taken many U-turns in his lifetime. PM Imran's statement that the person who did not take U-turns according to the situation was not a true leader, has caused ripples across the country's political spectrum since yesterday.

November 18, 2018 | 05:22:21 PM

Cricket match turns deadly after two killed in Peshawar shootout

Cricket match turns deadly after two killed in Peshawar shootout | The Express Tribune

A friendly cricket match turned deadly after a fight broke out due to a verbal altercation in Peshawar's Bahadar Kalay area on Saturday. Two young men lost their lives due to an exchange of fire that followed the verbal fight. Arbab Arsalan Khan, a resident of the neighbourhood, lodged the FIR of the incident at the Bhana Mari police station.

November 18, 2018 | 05:20:04 PM

Toyota Corolla Hybrid Is Coming

Toyota Corolla Hybrid Is Coming

Toyota announced the much-awaited 2020 Corolla sedan at the recent RAV4 launch event and gave us some insight into what engine and trim options will be coming our way. It also announced that a hybrid variant would be added to the line-up, a first for the US market, and told us to wait until the official debut on 28 November for further details.

November 18, 2018 | 05:19:02 PM

3 killed, 10 injured in alleged grenade attack on gurdwara in Amritsar

3 killed, 10 injured in alleged grenade attack on gurdwara in Amritsar

At least three people were killed in a grenade attack at Nirankari Bhawan gurdwara in Amritsar, Indian media reported on Sunday. About 15 injured people were hospitalised, according to police officer Dinesh Singh. According to initial reports, the congregation at the gurdwara - that is located in Amritsar's Adliwal village - was attacked by two unidentified persons on a motorcycle.

November 18, 2018 | 05:17:46 PM

Rawalpindi to stop refuelling motorcyclists without helmets

Rawalpindi to stop refuelling motorcyclists without helmets

Sunday Nov 18, 2018 RAWALPINDI: Deputy Commissioner Rawalpindi Omar Jahangir has announced that any motorcyclist found not wearing a helmet will not be refuelled at any fuel station. "Any motorcyclist not wearing helmet will not be refuelled at any fuel station in Rawalpindi after 1-12-2018.

November 18, 2018 | 05:17:01 PM

Tableeghi Jamaat Ameer Haji Abdul Wahab passes away

Tableeghi Jamaat Ameer Haji Abdul Wahab passes away

LAHORE: Tableeghi Jamaat Ameer Haji Abdul Wahab, 95, has passed away after prolonged illness early on Sunday morning. Haji Abdul Wahab was being treated for Dengue fever at a private hospital in Lahore. The funeral prayers will be offered after Maghrib prayers at Tableeghi Markaz, Raiwind.

November 18, 2018 | 05:16:10 PM

CM Punjab inaugurates transportation, health projects

CM Punjab inaugurates transportation, health projects | The Express Tribune

DERA GHAZI KHAN: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar has said health, education and transportation projects in Barthi, his native town, would facilitate the people of remote areas at large. The chief minister expressed these views at the inauguration ceremony of DG Khan Urban Bus service and a mobile water testing units in his native town on Saturday.

November 18, 2018 | 05:15:25 PM

Young stage dancer allegedly shot dead by suitor in Peshawar

Young stage dancer allegedly shot dead by suitor in Peshawar | The Express Tribune

PESHAWAR: A stage dancer named Soniya was allegedly shot dead by a suitor in a Peshawar neighborhood on Friday night. Soniya is the third performer to have been killed in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa so far this year. Showbiz stars are being killed with impunity in the province and the police appear to have failed to stem the deadly trend.

November 18, 2018 | 05:14:29 PM

Breakthrough expected after parleys between Taliban, US envoy

Breakthrough expected after parleys between Taliban, US envoy

Khalilzad, who was scheduled to visit Islamabad, had postponed his visit to reschedule it may be in last week of the current month. As a result of latest talks, the US may formally ask Kabul to delay April next year's presidential elections to give way to the political settlement between various political power centres in the civil strife stricken country.

November 18, 2018 | 05:13:29 PM

$1bn Saudi assistance to reach SBP tomorrow, says Umar

$1bn Saudi assistance to reach SBP tomorrow, says Umar

ISLAMABAD: Amid hopes of reaching an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on a basic economic policy framework programme, Pakistan is likely to receive the first tranche of $1 billion under the balance of payments support from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia within the next couple of days, boosting the country's plummeting foreign currency reserves.

November 18, 2018 | 05:12:39 PM

Four cases against Sharifs being referred to NAB

Four cases against Sharifs being referred to NAB | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: The government was referring four cases to the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to investigate into misuse of authority by the previous rulers, two top advisers of the Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Saturday.

November 18, 2018 | 05:11:45 PM

PM Khan meets Abu Dhabi crown prince amid reports of UAE package

PM Khan meets Abu Dhabi crown prince amid reports of UAE package

Prime Minister Imran Khan held a meeting with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday to discuss matters of bilateral, regional and mutual interest. The PM was invited to the UAE by Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan.

November 17, 2018 | 06:03:05 PM

FM Qureshi meets UAE counterpart, discusses regional issues

FM Qureshi meets UAE counterpart, discusses regional issues

Can't connect right now! retry ABU DHABI: Minister of Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi met his UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan on Saturday to hold discussions on issues bilateral cooperation and regional interest. Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal tweeted: "Shah Mehmood Qureshi met UAE FM Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayad Alnahiyan.

November 17, 2018 | 06:02:06 PM

Number of missing in California fire soars past 1,000

Number of missing in California fire soars past 1,000 as Trump set to visit

The number of people listed as missing in a devastating northern California wildfire soared past 1,000 on Friday as the remains of eight additional victims were found by rescuers.

November 17, 2018 | 05:59:43 PM

Even dictators don't compare themselves to Hitler or Napoleon

Even dictators don't compare themselves to Hitler or Napoleon: Khursheed Shah | The Express Tribune

Taking a jibe at Prime Minister Imran Khan for his earlier comment, Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah said on Saturday that "even dictators don't compare themselves to Hitler and Napoleon," Express News reported.

November 17, 2018 | 04:44:36 PM

PM intervenes to improve governance in Punjab

PM intervenes to improve governance in Punjab

ISLAMABAD: In a positive development, Prime Minister Imran Khan is said to have asked Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar to avoid frequent transfers and postings of officers. A key aide to the prime minister told this correspondent on Thursday that Imran Khan took notice of The News' recent reports about repeated incidents of bad governance in Punjab and spoke to Buzdar on the issue.

November 17, 2018 | 04:43:31 PM

Islamabad deputy commissioner consumes polio drops to convince reluctant parent

Islamabad deputy commissioner consumes polio drops to convince reluctant parent | The Express Tribune

In a rather rare occurrence, Islamabad's deputy commissioner himself consumed oral polio vaccine (OPV) in order to convince a citizen who was reluctant to have his children vaccinated. The incident happened during an inoculation campaign in the federal capital where a man refused to let vaccinators administer polio drops to his children, according to officials.

November 17, 2018 | 04:41:19 PM

US paves way to get lab meat on plates

US paves way to get 'lab meat' on plates

Saturday Nov 17, 2018 US authorities on Friday agreed on how to regulate food products cultured from animal cells - paving the way to get so-called "lab meat" on American plates. The Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration agreed to share regulation of cell-cultured food products, they said in a joint statement, following a public meeting in October.

November 17, 2018 | 04:38:09 PM

10 lesser-known facts about Karachis ever-glorious Empress Market

10 lesser-known facts about Karachi's ever-glorious Empress Market

After being restored to its former glory in an unprecedented move by the Sindh government, British colonial era's Empress Market stands in the heart of the coastal city of Karachi boasting the timeless beauty it possesses.

November 17, 2018 | 04:37:05 PM

Indian poet Javed Akhtar, film star Shabana Azmi arrive in Pakistan to attend Faiz festival

Indian poet Javed Akhtar, film star Shabana Azmi arrive in Pakistan to attend Faiz festival

Punjab Minister for Information and Culture Fayyazul Hassan Chohan on Friday said the current visit of noted Indian poet Javed Akhtar along with his wife, film star Shabana Azmi, to Pakistan would open new doors of peace for Pak-India relationships.

November 17, 2018 | 04:35:22 PM

What time of day do we burn the most calories?

What time of day do we burn the most calories?

Everyone burns calories no matter what they are doing, even while they are taking a nap. (Online) - A recent study shows that a person's metabolism does not stay the same for 24 hours - in fact, there are times of the day where their body is chewing through a greater number of calories while they are just sitting there.

November 17, 2018 | 04:34:01 PM

Pakistans flag to be hoisted on Indian soil for Salmans upcoming film Bharat

Pakistan's flag to be hoisted on Indian soil for Salman's upcoming film Bharat

MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's upcoming film Bharat appears to be entangled in yet another controversy as a Wagah border scene, in the the movie, required Pakistan's flag to be put up on Indian soil. Ali Abbas Zafar's Bharat starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif in lead roles have been one of the most talked-about movies of the year.

November 17, 2018 | 04:32:41 PM

2020 Toyota Corolla Shames Luxury Sedans With Standard Safety Suite

2020 Toyota Corolla Shames Luxury Sedans With Standard Safety Suite - ExtremeTech

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The Toyota Corolla, best-selling car of all time, arrives next spring as a 2020 model. Sold in 90-plus countries, every Corolla gets the Toyota Safety Sense suite, "with specifications and availability refined for each country."

November 17, 2018 | 04:29:57 PM

World War 3: Asia could SPLIT in US China trade war

World War 3: Asia could SPLIT as countries told 'PICK A SIDE' in US China trade war

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Asian nations may be forced to choose between China and the US. The announcement was made during the final day of the annual Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit. US Vice President Mike Pence attended the conference on behalf of the Trump administration.

November 17, 2018 | 04:27:29 PM

Tajikistan launches giant dam for power export to Pakistan

Tajikistan launches giant dam for power export to Pakistan | The Express Tribune

ROGUN, TAJIKISTAN: Tajikistan inaugurated on Friday a $3.9-billion hydroelectric power plant, a mega project that will enable the impoverished country to eliminate domestic energy shortages and export electricity to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Built on the Vakhsh River in southern Tajikistan, the plant championed by President Emomali Rahmon is expected to reach a height of 335 metres (1,099 feet) in a decade, becoming the world's tallest hydroelectric dam.

November 17, 2018 | 03:18:39 PM

Taking U-turns is sign of leadership: Imran

Taking U-turns is sign of leadership: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Min≠is≠ter Imran Khan has said the real leader of a nation always makes U-turns and changes his or her strategy according to the situation and the need of the hour. He was talking to journalists who met him in the Prime Minister Office (PMO).

November 15, 2018 | 07:20:16 PM

Nawaz Sharif disassociates himself from Qatri letters

Nawaz Sharif disassociates himself from Qatari letters

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday said he had no connection with Qatri Prince Sheikh Hammad Bin Jassim''s letters, which were produced before the Supreme Court in Panama Papers case before the accountability court. The former premier continued recording his statement on the second consecutive day before the court in a corruption reference pertaining to Al-Azizia Steel Mills filed by National Accountability Bureau (NAB).

November 15, 2018 | 07:18:49 PM

Israeli defence minister quits over Gaza ceasefire, lands govt in turmoil

Israeli defence minister quits over Gaza ceasefire, lands govt in turmoil

JERUSALEM: Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced his resignation on Wednesday and called for early elections after a sharp disagreement over a Gaza ceasefire deal, throwing the government into turmoil. Lieberman also said his party was quitting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition, leaving the premier with only a one-seat majority in parliament.

November 15, 2018 | 07:16:53 PM

American woman arrives in Pakistan to marry soulmate

American woman arrives in Pakistan to marry soulmate

Helena and Kashif became friends through social media and later their friendship turned into love. LAHORE (Web Desk) - An American woman reached the Sialkot area of Punjab to marry her soulmate. According to details, the American girl Helena and Kashif became friends through social media and later their friendship turned into love and girl reached Pakistan upon invitation.

November 15, 2018 | 07:14:55 PM

PM Imran Khan deposits precious watch gifted by Saudi Crown Prince

PM deposits precious watch gifted by Saudi Crown Prince

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan deposited a precious wrist watch gifted to him by the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman to the Toshakhana. Zardari breaks all records of keeping foreign gifts The wrist watch, reportedly a Chopard, priced more than sixteen million, was gifted to the prime minister by the Saudi Crown Prince during a recent visit to the Kingdom.

November 15, 2018 | 10:03:54 AM

Malaysia warns of'domino effect' from US-China trade tensions

Malaysia warns of 'domino effect' from US-China trade tensions - Profit by Pakistan Today

SINGAPORE: Trade tensions between the United States and China will trigger a "domino effect" of protectionist measures, Malaysia warned on Tuesday as Asian leaders gathered for a summit overshadowed by the tit-for-tat tariff war between Washington and Beijing. The comments by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad in Singapore came as China's premier - for a second day ...

November 14, 2018 | 09:33:29 PM

Pakistan's possesses massive potential for export of engineering goods: Dawood

Pakistan's possesses massive potential for export of engineering goods: Dawood - Profit by Pakistan Today

LAHORE: Prime Minister's Adviser on Commerce, Textile, Industries, Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood has emphasised that the country possessed a massive potential for the export of engineering goods. He made the remarks while chairing a consultative session with business leaders on Tuesday.

November 14, 2018 | 09:32:27 PM

Afridi in hot waters again after controversial comments on Kashmir

Afridi in hot waters again after controversial comments on Kashmir

Wednesday Nov 14, 2018 LONDON/KARACHI: Former Pakistan cricketer 'Boom Boom' Shahid Khan Afridi has done it again, this time with comments about Kashmir which sparked yet another controversy on both Pakistani and Indian media. "The world has turned Kashmir into an issue.

November 14, 2018 | 09:31:44 PM

IHC rejects Musharraf's plea to stay high treason case proceedings

IHC rejects Musharraf's plea to stay high treason case proceedings

ISLAMABAD - The Islamabad High Court has dismissed a plea filed by former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf seeking a stay in proceedings of high treason case against him. A two-member bench, comprising Justice Amir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, heard a petition against an order passed by a special court pertaining to the formation of a commission to record his statement in the case.

November 14, 2018 | 09:30:45 PM

Thousands of Afghans flee fighting in Hazara districts

Thousands of Afghans flee fighting in Hazara districts

Thousands of Afghans have fled to Ghazni city to escape fighting in two Hazara-dominated districts, with some describing the violence on Tuesday as the worst they had seen in the 17-year conflict. The Taliban have been battling members of Afghanistan's special forces and ethnic Hazara militia in the previously safe districts of Jaghori and Malistan in the southeastern province of Ghazni for nearly a week.

November 14, 2018 | 09:29:27 PM

NASA predicts people on Mars within 25 years

NASA predicts people on Mars within 25 years

US space agency NASA believes it can put humans on Mars within 25 years but the technological and medical hurdles are immense. Deadly radiation from the cosmos, potential vision loss, and atrophying bones are just some of the challenges scientists must overcome before any future astronaut can set foot on the Red Planet, top NASA officials said on Tuesday.

November 14, 2018 | 09:27:58 PM

Ranveer and Deepika are officially married now!

Ranveer and Deepika are officially married now!

Can't connect right now! retry Two of the Bollywood's undisputed stars Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone are now married. According to India Today, the couple has tied the knot in holy matrimony just a few minutes ago. The Konkani-style nuptials of the power couple just got over now and Ranveer and Deepika are an officially married couple now!

November 14, 2018 | 09:27:00 PM

WhatsApp is all set to delete all your data?

WhatsApp is all set to delete all your data?

Web Desk: WhatsApp has recently announced that users who have not yet backed up their WhatsApp chat and media on Google Drive will lose it, reported Deccanchronicle. Last August, the giant communication app, had reached an agreement with Google, which allowed users to save their data on Google Drive without affecting user's memory limit.

November 14, 2018 | 09:26:06 PM

Samsung might merge Galaxy J, On and C series for new Galaxy M flagship

Samsung might merge Galaxy J, On and C series for new Galaxy M flagship

Numerous reports suggest that smartphone manufacturer Samsung is expected to launch a new Galaxy M series soon, which will be company's budget-friendly devices. Rumor has it that South Korean smartphone manufacturer is expected to launch a merger of its Samsung Galaxy J, Galaxy C, and Galaxy On series to form Galaxy M series, which will consisting of mid-range budget devices, reported Sam Mobile.

November 14, 2018 | 09:25:19 PM

Gas to overtake coal as world's second largest energy source by 2030: IEA

Gas to overtake coal as world's second largest energy source by 2030: IEA | The Express Tribune

LONDON: Natural gas is expected to overtake coal as the world's second largest energy source after oil by 2030 due to a drive to cut air pollution and the rise in liquefied natural gas (LNG) use, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Tuesday.

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