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  • House passes measure to stop sale of Boeing aircraft to Iran

    WASHINGTON: A week before the one-year anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal, the Republican-led House approved measures aimed at blocking United States (US) companies from selling commercial passenger aircraft to Tehran...

    The amendment was added to a financial services spending bill that the House cleared by vote of 239-185...

  • Owner’s apathy leads to tragedy at Karachi races

    KARACHI: Unknown pedigree bay colt Amazing Power stumbled and was later destroyed as rider Zohaib Qamar fell from his mount in the Gymkhana race meeting at the Karachi Racecourse on Sunday...

    Officials said Amazing Power was not in a racing-fit condition but its owner Mohammad Qasim nevertheless opted to enter it in the second race alongside 10 other contenders...

  • Karachi van fire: owner, driver booked for manslaughter

    KARACHI: Police on Monday registered a case against the owner and driver of a van in which six people were burnt to death after the vehicle caught fire in the Garden area a day before...

    The families of two brothers were heading towards the Hawkesbay beach for picnic from Soldier Bazaar and they made a brief stopover near the Karachi Zoo where the tragedy happened...

  • Afghan boy shot dead by flat-owner in Karachi over Rs25 dispute

    A 15-year-old Afghan boy was allegedly killed by a flat-owner in Karachi's Karimabad area on Sunday after he reportedly demanded Rs25 for cleaning the flat's staircase, police said...

    Ayaz Malik, the resident of old Karimabad, opened fire on the boy after the latter asked to be paid for cleaning the flat's staircase, the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Karachi Central said...

  • Lion on Karachi's streets causes social media furore, owner and pet taken into custody

    A video circulating on social media showing a lion being transported in Karachi's Karimabad area in the back of a pickup truck prompted police to make an arrest, taking the lion and its owner into custody after concerns were raised about the safety of citizens in the metropolis...

    Police arrested Saqlain, the lion's owner, from FB Area on Wednesday night and also took the lion into custody, Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Central...

  • Karachi fetches highest bid in sale of PSL franchises

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Super League (PSL) project received a big boost here on Thursday after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) announced that the franchise rights of all five outfits participating in the high-profile league have been sold out for a whopping US$93m for a 10-year period, with the Karachi franchise fetching the highest bid...

    The Karachi franchise emerged as the most expensive one, fetching US$2...

  • Rest house upgraded to circuit house

    GUJRAT: The district council rest house has been upgraded to the level of a circuit house and additional bedrooms and other infrastructure will now be built there for temporary stay of government officers and other functionaries...

    The rest house was established by the Gujrat district council around four decades ago and was under its control since then...

  • Avenfield House or ‘tax haven’ house?

    LONDON: The family of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not the only resident of Avenfield House on London’s Park Lane who bought their properties through offshore companies incorporated in tax havens...

    According to the UK Land Registry record, the majority of flats in Avenfield House are owned by offshore companies incorporated in tax havens like Panama, the British Virgin Islands and Guernsey...

  • Bangladesh charges garment factory owner with murder

    DHAKA: Bangladeshi police on Monday charged 41 people including the owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex with murder over the building's collapse in 2013 that killed more than 1,100 people...

    “We've charged 41 people including the owner of the building, Sohel Rana, with murder over the collapse of Rana Plaza in April 2013,” lead investigator Bijoy Krishna Kar told AFP, adding that all face the death penalty if convicted...

  • Gujranwala boiler blast: factory owner arrested

    GUJRANWALA: The Cantonment police arrested on Monday the factory owner for the death of eight workers in a boiler blast near Ghakkhar on GT Road on Saturday...

    CASE: Additional Session Court Judge Abdul Qayyum Khan ordered on Monday a case against civil lines station house officer Arif for not producing witnesses in two murder cases before the court despite the judge had summon them...

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