Hong Kong and southern China braced on Sunday as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the densely populated coast, a day after the biggest storm of the year left at least 60 dead in the northern Philippines.
A man went on a shooting rampage in one of the major cities of California’s agricultural heartland Wednesday evening, killing his wife and four others before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.
The Home department of Punjab extended the parole period granted to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar till Monday (September 17) 4 pm.
Not doing enough for water conservation in a country such as Pakistan is a folly, indeed. We as a nation have committed this folly for way too long, undoubtedly. But politicizing any water conservation initiative and sowing the seeds of discontent around it must be taken as more than just a folly – a crime.
Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Japanese leader Shinzo Abe a peace treaty without preconditions by the end of the year. Decades after the end of WWII, the two states have yet to sign an agreement.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif arrived in London late Wednesday to take the body of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife for former premier Nawaz Sharif, to Lahore for last rituals at Jati Umra.
Endorsing the significance of the strategic location of Pakistan on the earth, a team of foreign scientists has declared that the longest straight-line sea route began from southern Pakistan and ended at northeastern Russian, yielding a trip of 32,090.3 kilometers, according to Science Magazine.
Some 300,000 troops and tens of thousands vehicles, aircraft and warships are participating in the largest military exercise Russia has staged in 37 years. Units from China are to take part in the manoeuvres as well.
The Lahore residence of Sharif family in Jati Umra has been declared sub-jail after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar were brought to the place on parole following Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s death on Tuesday.