PTI’s Mussarat Cheema, Jamshed Cheema quit party, politics
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Secretary Information Punjab Mussarat Cheema and her husband Jamshed Iqbal Cheema quit the party and politics. Addressing a joint press conference in the national press club Rawalpindi, Mussarat Cheema and her husband Jamshed Cheema condemned the May 9 violence, wherein military installations including Corps Commander House in Lahore were attacked.
Eight Pakistani peacekeepers honoured with UN medals posthumously
The United Nations honoured at a solemn ceremony 103 military, police and civilian personnel from around the world, including eight Pakistani peacekeepers, who lost their lives serving under the UN flag last year. The special ceremony, presided over by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, marked the 75th anniversary of UN Peacekeeping at which the Dag Hammarskjold Medal […]
Biden, McCarthy appear near deal on US debt ceiling
US President Joe Biden and top congressional Republican Kevin McCarthy are closing in on a deal that would raise the government’s $31.4 trillion debt ceiling for two years. The deal, which is not final, would increase funding for discretionary spending on military and veterans while essentially holding non-defense discretionary spending at current year levels, the […]
Another PTI’s Sindh assembly member quits party
A member of the Sindh Assembly and President of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Youth Wing Sindh, Syed Mohammad Abbas Jafri condemned the events happened on May 9 and part ways with Imran Khan’s party. In a video statement, the Sindh Assembly member stated that, “I strongly condemn the events of May 9. The foundation of Pakistan […]
CTD arrests two ‘criminals’ from Karachi
Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) apprehended two suspected criminals in a successful operation in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar area. According to the CTD spokesperson, the suspects, identified as Bilal and Abid Zaman, have been accused of murder, attempted murder, and various street crimes.
PM Sharif leaves for Karachi on day-long visit
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Friday left for Karachi on a one-day visit from Islamabad, emphasizing economic development and addressing key issues in the city. One of the prime highlights of the visit is to participate as a special guest in the prestigious Textile Expo event, where he will address the gathering and will met […]
Musk’s Neuralink says cleared for human test of brain implants
Elon Musk’s start-up Neuralink on Thursday said it has approval from US regulators to test its brain implants in people. Neuralink said clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its first in-human clinical study is “an important first step” for its technology, which is intended to let brains interface directly with computers.
Rare gun and knife attack in Japan leaves four dead
A man has been arrested after four people were killed in a rare shooting and stabbing attack in Japan. The alleged assailant stabbed a woman and shot two policemen with a hunting rifle in Nagano prefecture. A fourth death was later confirmed. Police have named the suspect as Masanori Aoki, the 31-year-old son of a […]
G7 leaders to hold first meeting on AI regulation
Group of Seven (G7) nation officials will meet next week to consider problems posed by generative artificial intelligence (AI) tools like ChatGPT, Japan said. G7 government officials will hold the first working-level AI meeting on May 30 and consider issues such as intellectual property protection, disinformation and how the technology should be governed, Japan’s communications […]