Trump again offers to mediate between Pakistan, India on Kashmir issue

WASHINGTON: The president of the United States, Donald Trump, again offered to mediate between Pakistan and India in the Kashmir dispute. The president of the United States was referring to his meeting last week with Prime Minister Imran Khan, where he offered to help solve the Kashmir problem. India rejected the offer making it clear […]

Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male ‘guardian’ approval

Saudi Arabia will allow women to travel abroad without the approval of a male “guardian,” the government said Thursday, ending a restriction that caused international censorship and caused extreme attempts to flee the kingdom. The historical reform erodes the old system of guardianship that turns adult women into legal minors and allows their “tutors” – […]

DG ISPR dismisses Hasil Bizenjo’s remarks as ‘unfounded’

RAWALPINDI: The Director General of Public Relations Public Services (ISPR), General of Asif Ghafoor Division, described on Friday the accusations of Senator Mir Get Bizenjo as unfounded. Following the secret vote in the Senate on Thursday, the army media spokesman’s comments followed Bizenjo’s comments. Senate President Sadiq Sanjrani and Vice President Salim Mandviwala survived the […]

Pakistan’s toxic ‘love affair’ with plastic

CHITRAL: From the pristine rivers of the Hindu Kush to the slums of Islamabad, Pakistan is being suffocated by plastic due to lack of public awareness, government inertia, and poor waste management. Plastic bags are a big part of the problem: the nation uses about 55 billion of them every year, according to the Pakistan […]

July 2019 was the Earth’s hottest month

July 2019 was the hottest month in the world, according to data published Monday by the Earth Observation Network of the European Union. “As greenhouse gas emissions and the impact of global warming continue, the records will continue to be destroyed in the future.” The intense heat waves experienced a decline in Europe last month, […]

Karachi chokes as work on sewerage pipeline underway at Metropole

On Monday, people were trapped in traffic for countless hours in the city’s main artery, Shrai Faisal, where the broken sewer line is being repaired in Metropol. The sewer line suffered damage after heavy monsoon rains in the capital last week. The areas surrounding the Governor’s House, II Chundrigar, MA Jinnah and Hasrat Mohani Road […]

OIC to take up ‘illegal developments’ regarding occupied Kashmir in Jeddah meeting today

On Tuesday, a meeting of the Islamic Cooperation Organization (ICO) will be held in Jeddah to discuss the events related to the Kashmir occupied by the Indians, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. On Monday, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party in India stripped cashmere of their own autonomy for seven decades through a hasty presidential […]

Parliament joint session adjourned for 20 minutes after ruckus by opposition lawmakers

National Assembly President Assad Qaiser suspended the joint session of parliament on Tuesday for 20 minutes after opposition deputies raised a stir in parliament. President Arif Alfi held a joint session between the upper and lower chambers to determine the future course of action for Pakistan after India’s decision to strip occupied Kashmir of its […]