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KP CM says Swat Expressway to be completed by year’s end


September 18, 2018

BATKHELA/SWABI: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Monday said the Swat Expressway project would be completed by the end of the current year. “This project will not only provide transport facilities to the local residents but it will also turn the entire Malakand division into a hub of tourism,” he said after inaugurating the south tunnel of Swat Motorway …

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Pakistan summons Indian envoy to protest killing of civilian in LoC violation


September 6, 2018

11 The Foreign Office (FO) on Wednesday summoned India’s deputy high commissioner in Islamabad to protest the killing of a Pakistani villager in “unprovoked firing” by Indian troops across the Line of Control (LoC). Abdul Rauf was fatally shot by Indian security forces on Tuesday in the Kotkoterra Sector while grazing animals, according to an FO statement. The FO summoned …

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Six Indian nationals among several arrested by US immigration authorities


September 5, 2018

From the Chicago area, ICE arrested a 25-year-old man from India in Champaign, Illinois. — NEW YORK: Six Indian nationals are among over 300 people arrested by American authorities for criminal activities and violating the country’s immigration laws during a month-long crackdown across six states.  Federal officers with the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) …

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Weather Week: Rain Remains in the Forecast, But Less of It


September 4, 2018

Weather Week: Rain Remains in the Forecast, But Less of It Rain descended on Houston over the holiday weekend as a low pressure system just off the coast of Texas spun slowly through the area. Hardest hit were areas along the coastline. Galveston saw widespread flooding and some spots in and near the island received 10 to 12 inches of …

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ECP asks overseas Pakistanis for registration by 15th Sept to cast vote in by-elections


August 30, 2018

ECP asks overseas Pakistanis for registration by 15th Sept to cast vote in by-elections ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has asked overseas Pakistanis to get themselves registered on its website by 15th of September in order to be eligible to cast vote in by-elections, scheduled on 14th October. The electoral body has said that overseas Pakistanis, already in the …

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What Is J.J. Watt’s New Ceiling?


August 14, 2018

For J.J. Watt, the last three seasons have all ended in the same way — with some portion of his body in tattered ruins. If it feels like J.J. Watt has had more surgeries than sacks over the last two years, it’s because he has. In 2015, he limped off the field with his groin torn to shreds. In 2016, …

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Narrative on Carmelo Anthony, Rockets Frustrating but Not Surprising


August 14, 2018

On Monday, the Rockets did what they set out to do in 2014 and again in 2017. They signed Carmelo Anthony. This time, it was for one year at the veteran minimum and with little fanfare — a phone pic from GM Daryl Morey via Twitter was all we got. And, frankly, that’s probably all we should need. This is …

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August 11, 2018

MIAMI:Texas officials are investigating the reported death of a migrant child who had been held recently at a US detention centre under allegedly “unsanitary conditions.” State health and human services officials told AFP they had opened an investigation into the allegations, which first surfaced earlier this month. The probe began Thursday after representatives for the family shared the child’s name …

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US judge halts deportation, threatens Sessions with contempt


August 10, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday halted a deportation in progress and threatened to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt if the mother and daughter weren’t returned to the U.S. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of Washington learned in court that the two plaintiffs in a lawsuit before him were being removed from the United States …

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Deshaun Watson makes healthy return in Texans’ preseason win over Chiefs


August 10, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Texans star quarterback Deshaun Watson emerged unscathed Thursday night as he was never touched by the Kansas City Chiefs’ defense during an extremely brief appearance. The encouraging return of Watson became official as practically everything went according to plan for the Texans. Between Watson’s continued good health and some positive moments from his teammates, it was …

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