Newsone Special | 13th November 2018

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Suicide bomber kills six near police checkpoint in Afghan capital

KABUL: A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday, killing at least six people near a police checkpoint, including policemen, officials said, but no militant group has yet claimed responsibility. Six people were killed in the explosion, said Najib Danish, a spokesman for the interior ministry. Ten policemen and civilians, including women, were injured...

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Chairman NAB bars officials from giving interviews to media

ISLAMABAD: NAB Chairman Justice (Retd) Javed Iqbal on Monday has imposed a complete ban on media interviews by the NAB officials. "Only NAB spokesperson is authorized to issue official stance of the institution," said chairman in a statement. The chairman said the matter of DG NAB Lahore's interview to media will be taken up as per rules. Saleem Shahzad’s recent...

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How to drive a robot on Mars

GREENBELT, United States: Some 78 million miles (126 million kilometers) from Earth, alone on the immense and frigid Red Planet, a robot the size of a small 4x4 wakes up just after sunrise. And just as it has every day for the past six years, it awaits its instructions. Around 9:30 Mars time, a message arrives from California, where it...

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ANP suspends party membership of Bushra Gohar, Afrasiab Khattak

PESHAWAR: Awami National Party on Monday suspended basic membership of Bushra Gohar and Afrasiab Khattak for violating party's discipline. The party leadership had issued a show-cause notice to the two senior party leaders last week and suspended their memberships after it failed to receive a satisfactory response on the notices from them. In the notice issued on Monday, the party...

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