Monday, February 26, 2024

News from 2015-07-29

Hours before Yaqoob Memon due to hang, court rejects final appeal
July 29, 2015
Hours before Yaqoob Memon due to hang, court rejects final appeal
Anderson takes six to put England in command in third Test
July 29, 2015
Anderson takes six to put England in command in third Test
MQM won’t withdraw motion seeking de-seating of PTI members despite PM’s request
July 29, 2015
MQM won’t withdraw motion seeking de-seating of PTI members despite PM’s request
Dozens areas inundated as dyke breaks near DG Khan; flood warning in Kot Addu & Rahim Yar Khan
July 29, 2015
Dozens areas inundated as dyke breaks near DG Khan; flood warning in Kot Addu & Rahim Yar Khan
India refuses to allow inspection of controversial Kishanganga Dam
July 29, 2015
India refuses to allow inspection of controversial Kishanganga Dam
Afghan intelligence agency says Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead
July 29, 2015
Afghan intelligence agency says Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead
Afghan Taliban announce Mullah Omar death; Afghan government confirms report
July 29, 2015
Afghan Taliban announce Mullah Omar death; Afghan government confirms report
Dialogues shouldn’t stop despite Mullah Omar death, says JI ameer Sirajul Haq
July 29, 2015
Dialogues shouldn’t stop despite Mullah Omar death, says JI ameer Sirajul Haq
Pakistan to tour Zimbabwe in last week of September
July 29, 2015
Pakistan to tour Zimbabwe in last week of September
Australia wrong to drop Haddin for third Test: Ponting
July 29, 2015
Australia wrong to drop Haddin for third Test: Ponting
Turkey launches heaviest air strikes yet on PKK, stoking Kurdish ire
July 29, 2015
Turkey launches heaviest air strikes yet on PKK, stoking Kurdish ire
APTMA announces strike against increase in power rates & taxes on August 7
July 29, 2015
APTMA announces strike against increase in power rates & taxes on August 7
 Punjab government withdraws tax on mobile Internet services
July 29, 2015
Punjab government withdraws tax on mobile Internet services
Pakistan will continue to play role for peace in Afghanistan, says COAS Raheel Sharif
July 29, 2015
Pakistan will continue to play role for peace in Afghanistan, says COAS Raheel Sharif
LeJ chief Malik Ishaq, two sons among 14 terrorists killed in police shootout in Muzaffargarh
July 29, 2015
LeJ chief Malik Ishaq, two sons among 14 terrorists killed in police shootout in Muzaffargarh
Karachi: 13 youths mysteriously disappear during excursion
July 29, 2015
Karachi: 13 youths mysteriously disappear during excursion
NA passes bill; Local government election to be held on party-basis in Islamabad
July 29, 2015
NA passes bill; Local government election to be held on party-basis in Islamabad
River Indus in high flood at Chashma, Guddu, Sukkur
July 29, 2015
River Indus in high flood at Chashma, Guddu, Sukkur
Met office forecasts more rain in Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan
July 29, 2015
Met office forecasts more rain in Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan
PIA to acquire five new aircraft from Ireland
July 29, 2015
PIA to acquire five new aircraft from Ireland
Flood warning issued in Chitral river
July 29, 2015
Flood warning issued in Chitral river
Five-storey building collapses in Karachi; Government had already ordered evacuation
July 29, 2015
Five-storey building collapses in Karachi; Government had already ordered evacuation
PM chairs parliamentary leaders’ meeting to discuss PTI MNAs issue
July 29, 2015
PM chairs parliamentary leaders’ meeting to discuss PTI MNAs issue
Karachi Police arrest six including target-killer
July 29, 2015
Karachi Police arrest six including target-killer
Two militants killed in Mastung operation
July 29, 2015
Two militants killed in Mastung operation
Senate summoned for August 3
July 29, 2015
Senate summoned for August 3
Kerry warns U.S. Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon
July 29, 2015
Kerry warns U.S. Congress scrapping Iran deal would mean path to nuclear weapon
U.S., Turkey weigh which Syrian rebels to support in border area
July 29, 2015
U.S., Turkey weigh which Syrian rebels to support in border area
French foreign minister arrives in Tehran for talks
July 29, 2015
French foreign minister arrives in Tehran for talks
China stocks edge down as intervention brings some stability
July 29, 2015
China stocks edge down as intervention brings some stability
Gold wedged below $1,100 ahead of Fed meeting outcome
July 29, 2015
Gold wedged below $1,100 ahead of Fed meeting outcome
Oil prices fall on oversupply concerns, weaker dollar support
July 29, 2015
Oil prices fall on oversupply concerns, weaker dollar support
Chelsea beat Barcelona in shootout after 2-2 draw
July 29, 2015
Chelsea beat Barcelona in shootout after 2-2 draw
Diaby agrees deal to join Marseille
July 29, 2015
Diaby agrees deal to join Marseille
Twitter shares fall as growth of monthly users slows
July 29, 2015
Twitter shares fall as growth of monthly users slows
Oculus deploys virtual reality hedgehog to lure filmmakers
July 29, 2015
Oculus deploys virtual reality hedgehog to lure filmmakers
Former NY financial watchdog counters criticism on bitcoin work
July 29, 2015
Former NY financial watchdog counters criticism on bitcoin work
No ratings bonanza for Caitlyn Jenner's reality TV show
July 29, 2015
No ratings bonanza for Caitlyn Jenner's reality TV show
Magicians seek to amaze with tricks at London 'Impossible' show
July 29, 2015
Magicians seek to amaze with tricks at London 'Impossible' show
Americans report improved health, better healthcare: study
July 29, 2015
Americans report improved health, better healthcare: study
Insulin resistance might increase Alzheimer’s risk
July 29, 2015
Insulin resistance might increase Alzheimer’s risk
Skipping breakfast may be bad for diabetics
July 29, 2015
Skipping breakfast may be bad for diabetics
Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in India, says Special Assistant to PM Tariq Fatemi
July 29, 2015
Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in India, says Special Assistant to PM Tariq Fatemi
At least seven death row prisoners hanged in different jails in Punjab
July 29, 2015
At least seven death row prisoners hanged in different jails in Punjab
PPP leader Khurshid Shah demands ECP to resign, PTI should stay in parliament
July 29, 2015
PPP leader Khurshid Shah demands ECP to resign, PTI should stay in parliament
Pakistan’s High Commissioner cancels visit to Punjab and Haryana
July 29, 2015
Pakistan’s High Commissioner cancels visit to Punjab and Haryana
Pakistan issues letter of credit for MI35 helicopter purchase from Russia
July 29, 2015
Pakistan issues letter of credit for MI35 helicopter purchase from Russia
LRA asks Punjab Food Authority to stop illegal action against restaurants
July 29, 2015
LRA asks Punjab Food Authority to stop illegal action against restaurants
Percussion pioneer Vic Firth dead at 85 in Boston
July 29, 2015
Percussion pioneer Vic Firth dead at 85 in Boston
'Demolition' with Jake Gyllenhaal to launch 40th Toronto film festival
July 29, 2015
'Demolition' with Jake Gyllenhaal to launch 40th Toronto film festival
Berlin hosting "Jewish Olympics" in stadium Hitler built
July 29, 2015
Berlin hosting "Jewish Olympics" in stadium Hitler built
Family of black golf legend Sifford accused of stealing $1 million
July 29, 2015
Family of black golf legend Sifford accused of stealing $1 million
Woods sees game coming together after 'frustrating' season
July 29, 2015
Woods sees game coming together after 'frustrating' season
Facebook's ascent has investors betting on more gains
July 29, 2015
Facebook's ascent has investors betting on more gains
Education company Blackboard seeks $3 billion sale: sources
July 29, 2015
Education company Blackboard seeks $3 billion sale: sources
As peace talks advance, Colombia struggles to find its missing
July 29, 2015
As peace talks advance, Colombia struggles to find its missing
More than 2,000 migrants tried to enter Channel Tunnel in France
July 29, 2015
More than 2,000 migrants tried to enter Channel Tunnel in France
EU's Mogherini in Iran to discuss nuclear deal, region
July 29, 2015
EU's Mogherini in Iran to discuss nuclear deal, region
Denials fly in war of nerves over Greek debt talks
July 29, 2015
Denials fly in war of nerves over Greek debt talks
Britain's economy bounces back, despite currency hit to exporters
July 29, 2015
Britain's economy bounces back, despite currency hit to exporters
Iraqi militia leader says US not serious about fighting Islamic State
July 29, 2015
Iraqi militia leader says US not serious about fighting Islamic State
Senate aims to vote on defunding Planned Parenthood
July 29, 2015
Senate aims to vote on defunding Planned Parenthood
US Army lab faulted over lax anthrax procedure
July 29, 2015
US Army lab faulted over lax anthrax procedure
Government gets election clearance certificate from Judicial Commission, says PTI leader Shafqat Mehmood
July 29, 2015
Government gets election clearance certificate from Judicial Commission, says PTI leader Shafqat Mehmood
Twitter revenue beats estimates
July 29, 2015
Twitter revenue beats estimates
Pakistan beat Norway 2-0 in Street Child Football Cup
July 29, 2015
Pakistan beat Norway 2-0 in Street Child Football Cup