Petrol will become cheaper than CNG Abbasi

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Friday that petrol would become cheaper than CNG in Pakistan. Abbasi who has been under pressure over the petrol shortage in the country made this statement during the meeting on the Senate Committees formed to probe the crisis. Abbasi said on January 1 the country experienced its largest demand for petrol in history. He added that following the decrease in the... 

Present government is more incompetent than last Imran

Posted by on Jan 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment

JEDDAH: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said the present government had broken the record of incompetence set by the government of Asif Ali Zardari. Speaking to reporters here, Khan said the government was trying to form a judicial commission without any authority. Khan added he hoped the 2013 elections would be free and fair, however they turned out to be the most controversial. According to Khan... 

Will prove KP is better province than others Imran Khan

Posted by on Jan 18, 2015 | Leave a Comment

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan said on Sunday from now on his complete focus will be dedicated to the development of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and he will make sure that it emerges as better province than others. Addressing PTI’s convention here in Peshawar, Imran Khan said the police system has been transformed in KP and reforms are also being introduced in the public hospitals. He said one... 

Decision made to take more than 6000 suspects into protective custody

Posted by on Dec 26, 2014 | Leave a Comment

ISLAMABAD: The Interior Ministry has decided to take more than 6,000 suspects into protective custody across the country and their lists have been prepared, Geo News reported. The interior ministry has issued orders to all the four provinces and Islamabad administration for taking into custody 6,777 suspects, majority of them belong to banned outfits. These persons are likely to be taken into protective custody during... 

Ebola toll rises to more than 6900 WHO

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 | Leave a Comment

GENEVA: More than 6,900 people have now died from the Ebola virus, almost all of them in west Africa, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday. As of December 14, there were 18,569 cases of infection of the deadly virus in the three worst affected countries, Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, and 6,900 deaths. This is out of a total of 18,603 cases and 6,915 deaths across eight countries affected by the outbreak. In... 

More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other US cities

Posted by on Nov 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment

FERGUSON: National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence on Wednesday in Ferguson, Missouri, as more than 400 people have been arrested in the St. Louis suburb and around the United States in civil unrest after a white policeman was cleared in the killing of an unarmed black teenager. There have been protests in Boston, New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta and other cities decrying Monday´s... 

Obesity costs more than 8bn in lost US productivity study

Posted by on Nov 15, 2014 | Leave a Comment

WASHINGTON: Obesity among workers in the United States is costing the nation $8.65 billion a year in lost productivity, according to a study released Friday. The study by Yale University researchers is the first to give state-level estimates of the cost of worker absenteeism due to obesity. Those costs ranged from $14.4 million in Wyoming to $907 million in California, it said, adding that obesity accounts for 9.3 percent... 

Ebola death toll tops 4900 out of more than 10000 cases WHO

Posted by on Oct 26, 2014 | Leave a Comment

GENEVA: The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries through Oct. 23, the World Health Organization (WHO)said on Saturday. The three worst-hit countries of West Africa – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – account for the bulk, recording 4,912 deaths out of 10,114 cases, the WHO said in its update. The United Nations agency, sounding an ominous note, said... 

USled strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria

Posted by on Oct 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

MURSITPINAR: US-led air strikes in Syria were reported Thursday to have killed more than 500 militants in a month, as fighting raged in the embattled border town of Kobane. An AFP correspondent across the frontier in Turkey reported fierce clashes in several parts of Kobane early Thursday, with heavy gun and mortar fire. The town´s Kurdish defenders have been holding out against an assault by the Islamic State militant... 

Would rather die than give up Karachi Bilawal

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 | Leave a Comment

LARKANA: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairma, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Wednesday said he would rather die than surrender Karachi, Sindh or Jinnah’s Pakistan. Addressing a gathering on the occasion of Diwali here, Bhutto Zardari said Karachi is like a Kohinoor in the crown of Sindh. “In Karachi liberal fascists are using Zia’s tactics against the Sindhis,” Bilawal maintained, adding, ‘People’s... 
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