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Day: May 24, 2023

Jahangir Tareen ‘opens’ political office in Lahore

LAHORE: Senior politician Jahangir Khan Tareen has reportedly re-entered the political arena in Pakistan, opening a political office in Lahore, Voice News reported, citing sources on Wednesday. According to sources familiar with the situation, former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf MPs from South Punjab who recently parted ways met Jahangir Tareen in Lahore. It was also reported that Jahangir Tareen met with more…

Sheikh Rasheed skips NAB appearance in NCA £190m scandal

ISLAMABAD: Awami Muslim League (AML) chairman and former interior minister Sheikh Rasheed’ skipped’ a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) appearance on Wednesday for a probe into the £190 million National Crime Agency scandal. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had begun an investigation into Imran Khan, Bushra Bibi, and others for the alleged acquisition of hundreds of canals of land in the…

Cristiano Ronaldo performs Sujud after scoring match-winner for Al Nassr

RIYADH: Cristiano Ronaldo has made waves for his unusual celebration after scoring the game-winning goal for Al-Nassr, as he bowed for a Sujud followed by his typical celebration. Cristiano Ronaldo performed a Sujud, which is a low bow or prostration to Allah facing the qiblah (Kabba direction in Mecca). The renowned footballer then performed his trademark “Siiuuu” celebration. The Portuguese…

Govt mulling over ban on PTI, says Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD: Defense Minister Khawaja Asif stated on Wednesday that the government is considering a ban on the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf. “What happened on May 9 was not spontaneous, but it was planned,” Pakistan’s defense minister stated. “It was Imran Khan’s final ploy against the armed forces,” he claimed. “Those who attacked the Corps Commander’s House and the GHQ had abominable designs,”…

A dive into the future!

It is obvious that improved technology, innovation, and sustainability will determine the world’s future. The concentrated effort to innovate and fine-tune technology is bound to significantly impact human existence and would work marvels. Increasing emphasis on sustainability and decarbonization of the economy are among the most visible developments, and while the challenges ahead are numerous, the future appears optimistic and…

Alleged audio leak reveals PTI female workers’ ‘involvement’ in GHQ attack

LAHORE: An alleged audio leak on Wednesday claimed that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) female leaders were involved in the military’s General Headquarters (GHQ) attack. The claimed audio shows PTI Women Wing leaders discussing the orders of PTI Women Wing leader and MNA Kanwal Shauzab to arrive at GHQ on May 9, following the arrest of former Prime Minister and party chairman…

UK annual inflation slides to 13-month low

LONDON: The annual inflation rate in the United Kingdom fell drastically to a 13-month low of 8.7 percent in April, with energy prices much lower than a year earlier, according to official statistics released Wednesday. The rate of price increases has dropped from 10.1 percent in March, bringing inflation below 10% for the first time since August of last year,…

Over Rs373.91 billion spent under PSDP in FY22-23

ISLAMABAD: According to a document provided by the Ministry of Planning, Development, and Special Initiatives, the federal government released approximately Rs609 billion, of which Rs373.91 billion was spent under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) during the first ten months of the current fiscal year. The document further indicated that about Rs85.29 billion was spent on PSDP development projects for…

Trump criminal trial to start next march, with campaign in full swing

A judge announced on Tuesday that Donald Trump would face a criminal trial in New York on March 25, 2024, implying that the former US President will be on trial while his campaign for the Republican nomination in 2024 is in full gear. Trump, who is accused of manipulating corporate documents to conceal a hush money payment to a porn…

‘Pakistan to transfer Russian imported oil from Oman in small ships’

ISLAMABAD: Dr. Musadik Malik, Minister of State for Petroleum, stated on Wednesday that the first ship carrying 100,000 tons of crude oil will arrive in Oman on May 27, when it will be transferred to Pakistan in tiny ships. Musadik Malik, the ship’s captain, stated that Pakistani ports do not have the ability to accommodate vessels carrying more than 50,000…