Palestine's Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year as Arab support dwindles

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25 Sep, 19 : 56 pm

Palestine's Abbas asks UN for international Mideast conference next year as Arab supp…

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas appealed on Friday to the United Nations to arrange an international conference on the peace process...

Pakistan

Skardu: Two men handed death penalty for raping, filming teenager

25 Sep, 13 : 35 pm

Skardu: Two men handed death penalty for raping, filming teenager

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) here on Friday handed capital punishment to two men for raping and filming a teenager in Skardu.

Afghan peace process; Spoilers can pose 'formidable challenges: FM Quresh

Afghan peace process; Spoilers can pose 'formidable challenges: FM Quresh

Talking about the Afghan peace process, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Thursday warned against "spoilers from within and without", adding that they will pose formidable challenges for peace to...

Saeed Ghani directs educational institutions to ensure implementation on SOPs

Saeed Ghani directs educational institutions to ensure implementation on SOPs

Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani on Thursday paid surprise visits to various schools and colleges in the district east of the metropolis to review implementation on the health-related guidelines to...

Sir Syed Express collides with tractor-trolley near Khanpur

Sir Syed Express collides with tractor-trolley near Khanpur

A Karachi-bound Sir Syed Express rammed into tractor-trolley near Khanpur tehsil of Rahim Yar Khan district of Punjab here on Wednesday.

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Sport

New Zealand approves Pakistan, West Indies cricket tours

25 Sep, 19

New Zealand approves Pakistan, West Indies cricket tours

New Zealand's government has approved quarantine arrangements that would allow the Pakistan and West Indies teams to tour in coming months, the country's cricket board said on Friday.

Entertainment

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry can earn upto $1 million for single speech

9 Sep, 16

Meghan Markle, Prince Harry can earn upto $1 million for single speech

Meghan Markle and husband Prince Harry, who quit royal duties to become financially independent at the start of this year, can earn as much as $1 million for a single speech according to a document leaked on Tuesday.

Health

Govt approves as much as 262% hike in prices of almost 100 medicines

24 Sep, 18

Govt approves as much as 262% hike in prices of almost 100 medicines

The federal government has approved as much as 262% hike in the prices of almost 100 local and imported medicines in Pakistan, a notification issued Thursday read, with Prime Minister Imran Khan's aide on health saying it was necessary to ensure the drugs were "affordable to everyone".

Education

Schools shut due to violation of safety rules, not surge in infections: Mahmood

22 Sep, 19

Schools shut due to violation of safety rules, not surge in infections: Mahmood

Federal Minister for Education Shafqat Mahmood on Tuesday denied that schools were closed due to a surge in infections, chalking the move up to non-compliance to safety measures.