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Imran Ismail to take oath as Sindh governor today

KARACHI: The designated governor of Sindh Imran Ismail will take oath of his office at the Governor House in Karachi on Monday. The chief justice of the Sindh High Court would administer the oath. The ceremony would be attended by the provincial cabinet, members of provincial and federal assemblies and other notables. Imran Ismail will be the 29th governor of the province since 1947. He was born on January 1, 1966, in Karachi and is a businessman-turned-politician. He is also one of the founding members of the…

Laptop bursts into flames, causes fire in office building

A viral footage captured on a surveillance camera in an office shows explosion of a laptop followed by spread of fire in no time. As seen in the footage, the laptop was apparently closed and placed on a table, it suddenly exploded into flames, and not just once but for two or three times. According to reports, the burning laptop was not turned off and that led to the explosion. And after the flames spread rapidly in the room, it “eventually burned down the majority of the building”, stated a video put out by CGTN. The…

Palestinian office in US to remain open: official

WASHINTON: The Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington can remain open to discuss peace with Israel and may be able to resume full operations soon, the State Department said on Friday. The comment came one week after US officials said the diplomatic mission would have to close because of a law stipulating that Palestinian leaders must not call for Israelis to face international prosecution. The order provoked outrage among the Palestinian leadership, who threatened to cut all ties to President Donald Trump's…