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Cancer ‘to kill 5.5 million women a year by 2030’

Paris (AFP) – Two reports have warned of an explosion in cancer deaths among women, with a toll, mainly from breast cancer, of some 5.5 million per year by 2030 — roughly the population of Denmark. This represented a near 60-percent increase in less than …

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ECP defers hearing of applications seeking PM’s disqualification

ISLAMABAD -UNS : The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) on Wednesday put off hearing into applications seeking Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s disqualification till Supreme Court delivers its ruling. In today’s hearing, the ECP resumed hearing into applications filed against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, PTI Chairman …

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Nisar tenders apology for Islamabad, KP lockdown

BY MONA KHAN ISLAMABAD : Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali on Tuesday tendered an apology to the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Islamabad for restricting their movements due to barricades put up by his government to halt PTI’s protestors. “I am thankful to the citizens …

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Is demand for PM’s resignation,TORs for scrutiny is constitutional,Islamic?

By R. Ahmad The commandment of “Principles of Equality and Social Justice” is part of all social contracts (constitutions) and interpreted/practiced/observed by government,court and the people in accordance with their faith, moral values and ethics. Discrimination before Law and selective application of Justice by Court …

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PTI to observe ‘Thanksgiving Day instead of lockdown on Nov.2

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has announced to observe a ‘Thanksgiving Day’ on November 2 instead of a grand planned protest. Speaking to PTI workers and supporters, Khan thanked all those who helped him in his 20 years of struggle against corruption, particularly …

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Panama leaks: SC orders parties to present TORs for formation of commission on Thursday

ISLAMABAD -UNS– The Supreme Court of Pakistan has directed the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Pakistan Muslime League Nawaz (PML-N) and other parties to submit written response on Thursday regarding finalisation of Terms of References (TORs) to form a commission to probe the issue of Panama Papers …

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Over 12 killed, over 50 injured in explosions at Gadani ship-breaking yard

KARACHI -UNS – At least 12 workers have been killed and more than 50 injured in a series of explosions triggered by a blaze at the Gadani ship-breaking yard in the southwestern province of Balochistan, about 50 kilometres northwest of Karachi. Some 200 others are …

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Trade begins under CPEC : First convoy of 100 Chinese containers arrived at Sust dry port

GILGIT -UNS : A convoy of containers from China moving towards Gwadar as initial trade activities between China and Pakistan have started under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project (CPEC). The first convoy of 100 Chinese containers arrived at the Sust dry port in Hunza yesterday. …

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‘Expired shells used to stop PTI workers’

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday spoke to media persons at his Banigala residence, claiming that police used expired shells against PTI workers at Burhan Interchange in early morning crackdown toady. He said people from across Pakistan will come out tomorrow …

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SC to hear petitions on Panama Papers today

ISLAMABAD -UNS : A five-member Supreme Court larger bench will hear petitions regarding Panama Papers today. Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali will lead the bench. Special security measures have been taken to ensure smooth proceedings. No one will be permitted to enter Court Room without …

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