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PTI to dominate GB assembly for a 5-year term

PTI to dominate GB assembly for a 5-year term

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is set to dominate Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly for a five-year term after winning 22 out of total 33 seats in the November 15 legislative assembly elections.

Second wave sweeps hospital occupancy

Second wave sweeps hospital occupancy

Intensive care units across Pakistan are nearing capacity as a second, deadlier wave of the coronavirus builds momentum and officials struggle to counter public indifference to the pandemic.

No more lockdowns, central govt tells states

No more lockdowns, central govt tells states

The government yesterday issued a 19-point Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) giving approval to states to impose restrictions if necessary to combat the coronavirus infections.

Thousands evacuated in TN as cyclone nears

Thousands evacuated in TN as cyclone nears

Several thousand people in Tamil Nadu fled their homes yesterday, out of the path of a cyclone due to slam coastal areas after midnight, bringing with it heavy rain.

Trump election defiance thrown into fresh chaos

Trump election defiance thrown into fresh chaos

President Donald Trump’s unprecedented attempt to defy the results of the US election were thrown into fresh disarray yesterday when he abruptly cancelled a trip reportedly meant to showcase his grievances with an appearance at the epic Civil War battlefield of Gettysburg.

Thai protesters target royal wealth

Thai protesters target royal wealth

Thousands of Thai democracy activists rallied in Bangkok yesterday to demand the king give up control of his multibillion-dollar fortune, turning their protest movement directly on the once-untouchable monarchy’s vast wealth.

Car crashes into gate of Merkel's office

Car crashes into gate of Merkel's office

A car with slogans scrawled on its sides crashed into the gate of the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin on Wednesday and police arrested the driver, a Reuters witness said.

Nearly 100 whales die after mass stranding in New Zealand

Nearly 100 whales die after mass stranding in New Zealand

About 100 pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins have died in a mass stranding on the remote Chatham Islands, about 800 km off New Zealand's east coast, officials said on Wednesday.

Mysterious obelisk in US desert draws wild theories

Mysterious obelisk in US desert draws wild theories

A mysterious metal obelisk found buried in the remote western United States desert has inflamed the imaginations of UFO spotters, conspiracy theorists and Stanley Kubrick fans around the world.

Four dead as migrant boat capsizes off Canaries

Four dead as migrant boat capsizes off Canaries

At least four people died when a boat carrying about 30 migrants sank off Spain's Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean, emergency services said.

Sri Lanka digs moat around landfill to keep out hungry elephants

Sri Lanka digs moat around landfill to keep out hungry elephants

Sri Lanka's government is digging a moat around one of its landfills to keep out hungry elephant herds and reduce conflicts between the animals and villagers.

Trump plans to pardon former aide Michael Flynn

Trump plans to pardon former aide Michael Flynn

US President Donald Trump has told allies he plans to pardon his former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI during an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election

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