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Rain and flood, death toll rises to 56 in Balochistan

QUETTA: At least 56 people have been killed in monsoon rains and floods in Balochistan whereas torrential rains have caused chaos in various parts of the country. As per the report of the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), Balochistan, at least 56 people have been killed in monsoon flooding, including 10 men, 22 women and 24 children. The deaths were reported from Bolan, Quetta, Zhob, Duki,


KARACHI: As part of his July 6-9 trip to Karachi, U.S. Department of State Special Representative (S/R) for Commercial and Business Affairs Dilawar Syed visited the National Incubation Center, Karachi (NICK), on July 7 for a range of engagements with Pakistani officials, innovators, and entrepreneurs. S.R Syed met with Federal Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication Syed Amin ul Haque to discuss

SBP reserves decreases by 4.77%

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) reserves held by the central bank decreased 4.77% on a weekly basis, according to data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on Thursday. On June 30, the foreign currency reserves held by the SBP were recorded at $9,816.3 million, down $493 million compared with $10,309 on June 24. According to the central bank, the decrease came due to external debt and other

Pakistan records highest export volumes in a single financial year

ISLAMABAD: For the first time in its history, Pakistan has recorded export volumes of over $30 billion in a single financial year. However, record imports mean that the country continued to suffer from a crippling trade imbalance. Data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Satistics (PBS) on Monday showed that in the financial year ending June 30, Pakistan exported goods worth $31.76 billion or around Rs5.66

Medical Board reveals Dua Zahra between 15-16 age

KARACHI: The medical board's report of ossification and dentition evaluation performed on Dua Zahra has stated the age of the teenager— who had gone missing from her Karachi residence in April but was later found to have married Zaheer Ahmed in Lahore — to between 15 or 16 years. A 10-member medical board on Monday submitted the report determining the age of the teenager in the court of judicial magistrate (East)

Israeli police left the child in car after arresting Palestinian parents

WEB DESK: Israeli police arrested the Palestinian couple, claiming the woman “did not have a permit to enter Jerusalem”, and left the children alone in the car. TRT World Children, including an infant, were reportedly left alone in the vehicle. In the video, children can be heard crying for their “Baba” or father. The person recording the video repeats “God is my witness” and then opens the car door.

Pakistan’s exports to US on rise during IK’s accusing of “regime change”, Masood Khan

ISLAMABAD: Surprising as it may seem, Pakistan’s exports to the United States were on the rise during former premier Imran Khan’s tenure, ironically, when he was frequently accusing the US of conducting “regime change operation” in the country. Pakistan’s Ambassador to the US Masood Khan revealed on Saturday that Pakistan’s year-on-year exports to the United States have increased by 23 per cent and the total

10 young Pakistanis win Diana Award 2022

KARACHI: Ten young Pakistanis have made the country proud after being recognised by the Diana Awards this year. The Diana Award honours those aged between nine to 25 working for the betterment of the community in any way. The award was established in 1999 after the name of the late Princess of Wales, Diana. It is one of the most prestigious awards a youngster can receive for their humanitarian work.

Russia steps up attacks in Ukraine after landmark Nato summit

MADRID: Russia pressed on with its offensive in eastern Ukraine on Thursday after Nato branded Moscow the biggest “direct threat” to western security and agreed plans to modernise Kyiv’s armed forces. Ukrainian authorities said they were trying to evacuate residents from the frontline eastern city of Lysychansk, the focus of Russia's attacks where about 15,000 people remained under relentless shelling.

Russian Salad’ on the menu at NATO summit raises eyebrows

MADRID: As they waited for the arrival of U.S. President Joe Biden and other world leaders in the high-security NATO summit venue on the outskirts of Madrid on Tuesday, international officials and journalists were bemused to find "Russian Salad" on the top of the in-house restaurant menu. The melange of peas, potatoes, carrots and mayonnaise is a staple on Spanish restaurant menus but ahead of a summit at which