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  • London police arrest two more men linked to London Underground attack

    Two men were arrested on Wednesday over last week's London Underground terror attack in which 30 people were injured, bringing the total number of people in custody to five, police said...

    “This continues to be a fast-moving investigation,” Dean Haydon, head of counter-terrorism at London's Metropolitan Police, said in the statement...

  • 22 injured in London Underground terror attack

    At least 22 people were injured in a bomb blast on a packed London Underground train on Friday...

    Eighteen were taken by ambulance and the other four made their own way to hospital, the NHS said, adding that the injured have been taken to four London clinics, the National Health Service said in a statement...

  • Terror revisits London as 29 hurt in underground train blast

    LONDON: A home-made bomb on a packed rush-hour commuter train in London engulfed a carriage in flames and injured 29 people on Friday in Britain’s fifth major terrorism incident this year, but apparently failed to fully explode...

    Passengers heading into the British capital fled in panic after the blast as the train was about to depart Parsons Green underground station in West London at 8...

  • London Underground workers to hold more strikes

    LONDON: London’s Underground staff are to hold two further 24-hour strikes later this month, threatening more chaos for commuters already hit by strikers protesting plans for night services...

    Millions of Londoners were forced to walk, cycle or take packed buses to and from work last Thursday as Underground staff staged their second strike in a month over plans to run trains all night at weekends...

  • Karachi astronomer’s moon images feature on Nasa website

    KARACHI: An NED graduate and young amateur astronomer from Karachi, Talha Zia’s composite of 12 single images documenting the full moon has been displayed on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)...

    ”As all the consecutive full moons are captured at the same scale, the images highlight the changes in its apparent size...

  • Dynamic images, narratives mark Yeh Hai Karachi’s concluding day

    KARACHI: On the concluding day of the film and photo exhibition titled Yeh Hai Karachi, dynamic images and narratives were projected onto screens with documentary films taking centre stage...

    Karachi and its inhabitants once again were the shining stars of the attempts by amateur photographers and filmmakers who brought to the fore their vision, however utopic or distorted, of the metropolis...

  • MQM denies five MNAs have gone underground

    KARACHI: Apropos a news report published in Dawn on Tuesday, deputy parliamentary leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in the National Assembly, Abdul Rashid Godil, has denied that five of his party’s MNAs have gone underground to avoid arrest, according to a statement...

    “Mr Godil said the report had damaged the political standing of the MQM as it tries to portray the MQM legislators in a state of fear and going underground...

  • Japan to help improve underground water resources

    QUETTA: Spare parts of drilling rigs worth Rs50 million were handed over to the government of Balochistan by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) to accelerate work on finding locations of underground water resources...

    The chief representative for Jica Pakistan, Mitsuyoshi Kawasaki, said Balochistan was facing drought-like situation in various districts and his organisation would continue to help the province for...

  • Dr Mubarakmand appeals to CM to fund Thar underground coal gasification project

    HYDERABAD: Prominent nuclear scientist and chairman of Underground Coal Gasification (UCG) project in Thar, Dr Samar Mubarakmand, on Wednesday appealed to Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah to fully fund the UCG project of 100 megawatts electricity and end the power crisis...

    “This (UCG) is an environment-friendly and low-cost project because all the work is carried out underground without harming environment,” he said...

  • Iran shows off underground missile base

    TEHRAN: Iranian state television broadcast unprecedented footage on Wednesday of a deep underground tunnel packed with missiles and launcher units, which officials said could be used if “enemies make a mistake”...

    The missile launch and underground footage followed pressure from lawmakers to prove the military had not been weakened by the deal...

  • Iran unveils second underground missile, likely to irk US

    TEHRAN: Iran unveiled a new underground missile depot on Tuesday with state television showing Emad precision-guided missiles in store which the United States says can take a nuclear warhead and violate a 2010 UN Security Council resolution...

    Tasnim news agency and state television video said the underground facility, situated in mountains and run by Iran's Revolutionary Guards, was inaugurated by the speaker of parliament, Ali...

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