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CTD submits report on Chinese Consulate attack in court

KARACHI: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Friday submitted a report in court about attack on Chinese Consulate in Karachi, ARY News reported. In the terrorist attack, on November 23, two policemen were killed while fighting with the terrorists. Two civilians in the Consulate were also died in the attack. A private security guard, Juman, was also seriously injured while resisting the attack. The law enforcement personnel killed all three attackers identified as Azal Khan, Raziq Khan and Raees, the CTD report…

Chinese Consulate attackers were equipped with chemical bottles, explosives, first aid kit: report

KARACHI: The forensic department of the Sindh Police has finalized the report of Chinese Consulate attack in Karachi that killed couple of policemen among four people last week, ARY News reported on Tuesday. According to the report, slabs of C-4 (explosives), two chemical bottles and a dry battery were found from the possession of attackers, who were killed by the law enforcers before they could barge into the Consulate. It said the attackers had also brought four detonators with them. Improvised explosive device…

Turkey says Khashoggi killers may have taken body parts out of country: report

ANKARA: The killers of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi may have taken his dismembered body out of Turkey in luggage, Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar was quoted as saying by broadcaster CNN Turk on Sunday. Khashoggi, a US resident and Washington Post columnist, was killed in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, sparking global outrage against the kingdom and its Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Riyadh had offered numerous contradictory explanations for his disappearance, before saying…

Waiting for JIT report probing fake bank accounts, says CJP

ISLAMABAD: "Waiting for the report of Joint Investigation Team (JIT)  probing fake bank accounts, " remarked Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar here on Tuesday, while hearing a case with regard to fake bank accounts. Bench headed by the CJP resumed hearing of the case. At the outset of the hearing, the top judge remarked " the OMNI group has to pay debt of Rs 11.59 billion to the National Bank and Sindh Bank, which are running in loss." "Nimar Majeed' son of Anwar Majeed was not arrested on our orders,"…

Minister seeks report on alleged suicides of women in Thar

KARACHI: Sindh Government has sought report about alleged suicide incidents of women being reported in drought-stricken district of Thar from the concerned authorities on Monday. Sindh's Minister for Women Development, Shehla Raza taking notice of the news related to women committing suicides in Thar, ordered SSP Tharparkar to submit detailed report into the incidents, being reported from the area. The minister has decided to visit Tharparkar by herself to see the on-ground situation and the root cause behind alleged…

International aid saves 700 million lives but gains at risk: report

LONDON: International aid financing and innovation has helped to save nearly 700 million lives in the past 25 years, but those gains could be lost if momentum and political will wane, global health experts said on Monday. A report by international aid advocacy group the ONE Campaign said the progress against preventable deaths and diseases since 1990 could stall, and even go into reverse, unless donor governments make new commitments to innovation and action. The good news is that the world knows what it takes to…

Indian bishop arrested for rape of nun: report

NEW DELHI: An Indian bishop accused by a nun of raping her was arrested on Friday, in a high-profile abuse case that had triggered angry protests by clergy over police inaction, Press Trust of India reported. Bishop Franco Mulakkal was arrested on Friday evening, a day after Pope Francis relieved him from duty over the scandal, according to PTI who quoted local police official Vijay Sakhare. The nun, who has not been named, first accused Mulakkal in late June of raping her 13 times between 2014 and 2016. Read More:…

Trump made more than 5,000 false claims after becoming President: report

WASHINGTON: President Trump has made more than 5,000 false or misleading claims, according to the Washington Post report quoting The Fact Checker's database that analyzes, categorizes and tracks every suspect statement uttered by the president. The report highlights a recent instance when President Trump had a busy day on Sep 7 and he spoke to reporters on Air Force One, held a pair of fundraisers and was interviewed by three local reporters. In that single day, he publicly made 125 false or misleading statements — in…

PM Imran directs to prepare report on development of Karachi: Sindh governor

KARACHI: Governor Sindh Imran Ismail on Monday said Prime Minister Imran Khan had directed to prepare a comprehensive report on development and prosperity of Karachi, ARY News reported. "PM Imran will soon visit Karachi and give crucial directions on development projects," he said adding that "water supply, stormwater drainage system and cleanliness are the pressing issues facing the city." He said this in a meeting with Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhter. They discussed ongoing development projects and issues of local…