Daily Archives: September 10, 2018

Dallas police officer arrested days after killing a man in his apartment


September 10, 2018

Dallas police officer arrested days after killing a man in his apartment by: Washington Post Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was arrested Sept. 9 and charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of her neighbor, Botham Shem Jean. Authorities said Guyer mistook Jean’s apartment for her own and killed him. (Reuters) The Dallas police officer who authorities said entered an …

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LHC vacates contempt of court case against Ahsan Iqbal


September 10, 2018

The Lahore High Court on Monday discharged a contempt of court notice issued to former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal over an “anti-judiciary speech” made in April this year. The court announced its decision after accepting the apology tendered by the minister, who had stated that he had complete regard for the courts and always bowed down before the law. Justice …

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Pakistan, China agree to broaden CPEC base


September 10, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China on Sunday agreed to formally invite “third-country” investors to be part of the $60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and add social sector and regional development schemes to the existing portfolio of CPEC projects. The understanding on addition of “two major dimensions” to the CPEC projects came about at a long meeting between the Planning, Development and …

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No Surprise: The Ford F-150 Is the 2018 Truck of the Year


September 10, 2018

More Power, Better Performance In 2015, the Ford F-150 underwent a big change: the truck’s build changed. Now, all F-150 models feature a body built with a military-grade aluminum alloy and a boxed steel frame. That’s what you’ll find under the paint of the 2018 trucks, giving the F-150 more power and a lighter weight that makes this truck agile …

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Real Psychics Do Exist: Learn How to Find One in Your Area


September 10, 2018

Media representations of psychics aren’t usually positive – psychics are painted as liars out to scam people who simply want answers about the future. But these portrayals are flat-out wrong. False Hollywood portrayals, journalists looking for a snappy headline, and con artists makes psychics seem too good to be true. Yet real psychics would never scam someone with their gifts, …

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Govt mulls over ‘tough decisions’, public anger


September 10, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Three weeks after assuming power, senior leadership of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) reviewed the country’s political and economic situation and resolved to take some “tough decisions” in the coming days after evaluating the possibility of a strong public reaction. A strategy was also devised at a meeting, which was presided over by PTI chairman and Prime Minister Imran …

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Sialkot education dept shuts school instead of providing missing facilities


September 10, 2018

0 SIALKOT: The Sialkot education department has closed down the Govt Boys Primary School Beeni Sulehriyaan in Sabzpeer Markaz of Pasrur tehsil. The officials said it was the only school for the primary education of the children in the area. Giving the reasons for the closure, they said the number of students enrolled in the school had reduced a lot …

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KP local bodies get Rs63bn less in three years


September 10, 2018

PESHAWAR: The previous Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government released Rs63 billion less development funds to the local bodies than their due share in the last three financial years in violation of the law, according to sources. They said that only Rs52 billion of total Rs115 billion share of the three tiers of local bodies, including the district, tehsil and village …

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No end to landowners’ wait for alternative plots from CDA


September 10, 2018

ISLAMABAD: Land owned by Waqas Ahmed’s family was acquired by the Capital Development Authority (CDA) about 25 years ago and he has exhausted all efforts to get possession of the promised alternative plot from the civic agency. However, for about a year now, the authority’s land directorate has been stopped from allotting alternative plots. The step has apparently been taken …

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POA’s failure to organise National Games blow to athletes


September 10, 2018

0 THE Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) is the custodian of the National Games and for whatever may be the reason(s), it has failed to organise the spectacle for the last six years. The last National Games took place in Lahore six years ago. The 33rd National Games were allotted to Balochistan and supposed to take place at Quetta in 2014 …

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