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  • Parliament watch: Why does the PM stay in London so often?

    Finished with what his aides and admirers applauded as “a highly successful meeting with the US President” on October 23, PM Sharif headed home and spent three nights in London on the way back...

    What bothered many of his countrymen was why he makes it a point to break his journey frequently in London on visits to Western countries, and invariably when his destination lies across the Atlantic? That his son lives in London and he would...

  • Alibaba’s Jack Ma: Fake goods often better than originals

    BEIJING: China’s unbranded goods are often better than the branded originals they imitate, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba Jack Ma has said, posing an additional challenge to the battle against sales of counterfeits...

    “For some individual cases what he’s saying might be true, but it’s wrong to generalise the phenomenon...

  • Taliban say slain leader often visited UAE, Iran

    THE Afghan Taliban said their former leader travelled frequently to the Middle East from Pakistan over the past decade to raise funds for an insurgency against US-led forces, highlighting the ease with which the group was able to move around the region...

    Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, who was killed in a US drone strike on Saturday, used a Pakistani passport to visit the United Arab Emirates, Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban’s main...
  • When it’s too low, too often

    Low blood pressure, or what is known in medical terms as hypotension, can cause light-headedness, dizziness and fainting, but there can be other symptoms depending on the cause of low blood pressure...

  • At shift-end, nurses wash hands less often

    Over the course of a 12-hour hospital shift, caregivers’ rate of compliance in washing their hands drops by 8...

    7pc, according to a study led by Hengchen Dai of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of more than 35 hospitals
  • Image often mirrors reality

    THE people may be going under, given the weight of what is increasingly looking like stagflation, but the government, its head, and other key institutions’ bosses continue to score own goals even as they remain obsessed with Pakistan’s image abroad...

    Let me explain what I mean by own goals...

  • Junaid called up to replace injured Sohail in ODI squad

    KARACHI: Pakistan were forced to draft in left-armer Junaid Khan on Sunday in their one-day squad for the upcoming series against Bangladesh after fellow fast bowler Sohail Khan was ruled out of the tour...

    The 31-year-old Sohail was diagnosed with back injury during Saturday’s final day of a short training camp in Lahore after breaking down during a practice match
  • Troops called out in Lanka after worst blackout

    COLOMBO: Sri Lanka deployed troops on Monday to guard electrical installations as authorities investigated whether sabotage was behind the island’s worst blackout in 20 years...

    President Maithripala Sirisena ordered stepped-up security a day after outages plunged the entire country into darkness for at least seven hours
  • Reports called from jailer, health secretary in Sharjeel Memon’s case

    KARACHI: An accountability court on Thursday called an explanation from jail superintendent of the central prison over constitution of a medical board for former provincial information minister Sharjeel Memon without permission of the court and also sought a report from the Sindh health secretary about the procedure and mechanism to provide treatment to prisoners...

    The court further observed that the superintendent had called both...

  • Council of Islamic Ideology meeting called to discuss Faizabad protest

    An emergency meeting of the newly-reconstituted Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) has been called on November 29 to discuss the protest sit-in at Islamabad's Faizabad Interchange, the CII announced on Friday...

    In the meeting, religious clerics and legal experts will be called to participate in a discussion on the matter of the amendment made to the Khatm-i-Nabuwwat oath in the Elections Act 2017, among other issues, a CII...

  • Tillerson called Trump ‘a moron’: NBC

    WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called his boss, President Donald Trump, a ‘moron’ after a July 20 meeting at the Pentagon and threatened to resign, NBC News reported on Wednesday...

    ”Mr Trump also complained that “no matter what I do or say, they will not write or speak truth”...

  • Army called in after botched operation

    ISLAMABAD/RAWALPINDI: The army was called in on Saturday to deal with the aftermath of a botched operation against protesters from religious parties that had all but paralysed the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi for over a fortnight...

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