Senate Chairman summons session on July 23rd on opposition’s requisition

ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Sadiq Sanjrani has summoned a session on July 23 on the requisition of opposition. The senate secretariat, earlier, turned down the opposition's request for calling a Senate session to present a no-confidence motion against Sanjrani. Senator Sherry Rehman had questioned the turning down of the request after a span for four days and called it a delaying...

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10-year-old Pakistani girl becomes youngest to climb 7,000-metre peak

Selena Khawaja, a 10-year-old Pakistani girl, has become the youngest climber anywhere in the world to scale a 7,000-metre-high mountain. Selena Khawaja broke the record after summiting the 7,027-metre-tall Spantik peak on Wednesday—the youngest person to do so. Spantik or Golden Peak is a mountain in the Karakoram subrange in Gilgit Baltistan's Nagar Valley. According to her father Yousaf Khawaja,...

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Historic: Polling concludes as counting begins for KP-FATA assembly 16 general seats

Web-Desk (Syed Tazmeen Javed): For the first time in Pakistan's history following the merger of erstwhile Federally Administered Tribal  Area (FATA) into Khyber-PakhtunKhuwah, elections for KP assembly was held here on Saturday. Political parties across Pakistan have nominated candidates for the provincial elections from as the polling began at 08:00 am which continued till 5:00 PM. There are a total...

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Cast explains what happened next to Game of Thrones characters

Cast members of "Game of Thrones" appeared at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday to discuss the HBO fantasy epic's controversial final season. As well as defending the series conclusion, the actors were asked what they think happened next to their characters. Here is what they told a packed theatre at the pop culture fan convention: Isaac Hempstead Wright (Bran Stark)...

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PIA passenger aircraft escapes accident as plane skids off runway at Gilgit airport

GILGIT: A passenger airc­raft of the Pakistan Int­erna­tional Airlines (PIA) escaped accident after it skidded off the runway while landing at Gilgit airport on Saturday. The spokesman of Pakistan flag carrier, PIA said that all passengers remained safe in the incident. He said the pilot skillfully regained control of the plane after the ATR-42 aircraft "slid off to the unpaved...

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PM Imran arrives US vowing to repair ties

Web-Desk (Syed Tazmeen Javed-Syed Ahad Hussain) WASHINGTON: As Prime Minister Imran Khan reached Washington on Saturday on a three-day, official working visit, the United States has sent a message to Islamabad that the “door is open to repairing relations” and building an enduring partnership. In his first visit to the United States, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan on Saturday departed for...

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Iran Guards seize British-flagged tanker in Strait of Hormuz

TEHRAN: Iran's Revolutionary Guards said Friday (Jul 19) they had seized a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz for breaking "international maritime rules" as tensions mount in the highly sensitive waterway. Britain, however, said Iran had seized two ships in the Gulf, with Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt warning of "serious consequences" if the issue was not resolved quickly. The...

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