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PM approves Rs4mn for heroic efforts of two locals in Neelum bridge collapse incident

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Thursday approved Rs4 million for those who risked their lives while attempting to save others during the unfortunate incident of bridge collapse in District Neelum, Azad Jammu and Kashmir on May 13. In recognition of their sacrifice and heroic efforts, Rs3 million will be given to the parent of Saim Shafaat, son of Shafaat Hussain, and Rs1 million will be rewarded to Mukhtiar son of Zeetullah. Saim Shafaat, 12, sacrificed his life while making a heroic effort to warn…

Citizens terrified by huge ‘half human, half animal’ beast

The terrifying footage of a mysterious creature terrorising a neighbourhood has left resident in the town of Santa Fe, Argentina completely spooked. DISTURBING FOOTAGE- VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED  A bizarre photo snapped by a local resident shows a creature with four, tall and thin legs. It has a hunchback similar to a camel, a long neck and a face which resembles a horse or a rabbit. The creature is walking on all-fours and looks to be a humongous 7ft. The giant animal has so far butchered two dogs - a German…

Residents in this Syrian district ‘wait to die’ as bombs fall

BEIRUT: Residents of Syria ’s eastern Ghouta district said they were waiting their “turn to die” on Wednesday, after rockets and barrel bombs fell on the besieged rebel enclave targetted for days by some of the most intense bombardment of the war. At least 10 people died in one village and more than 200 were injured early on Wednesday. At least 274 people have been killed in the district in the last three days, the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights war monitor said. Another 13 bodies, including five…

False tsunami alert sent to US coasts

NEW YORK: A tsunami warning test was accidentally sent as a real alert to the phones of residents along the US East and Gulf Coasts and the Caribbean on Tuesday -- just weeks after a false missile alert triggered panic in Hawaii. The National Weather Service issued what it characterized as a "routine test message" at approximately 8:30 am (1330 GMT), but the message was erroneously transmitted by at least one weather app to smartphone users as a push notification alerting them of a tsunami. Social media posts indicated…

PAF, Rangers, Army jump in to rescue residents of Karachi from urban flooding

KARACHI: Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Rangers and Army have jumped in to rescue residents of Karachi after water of incessant heavy rain has turned into urban flooding in the megapolis. PAF have allocated one C-130 aircraft and two helicopters for the Sindh government to be used in emergency situation. PAF spokesman said the aircraft and helicopters have been allotted on directive of Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman for use in rescue and relief activities to the masses. On the other hand, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal…

FATA residents celebrate 70th Independence Day with great national spirit

RAWALPINDI: 70th Independence Day of Pakistan was on Monday celebrated throughout the length and breadth of FATA with great national spirit and enthusiasm. A large number of events were organised in all agencies including Bajour, Mohmand, Khyber, Orkzai Kurram, North and South Waziristan Agencies, a press release issued by the media wing of military, Inter Services Public Relations. A friendly cricket match was also played between Khyber and NWA teams at Younus Khan Cricket Stadium, Miraan Shah, which was witnessed…

Manchester residents anxious amid major terror probe

MANCHESTER: Bomb squads and repeated police raids have rattled Manchester residents, who find themselves caught up in a fast-moving terrorism investigation to find those behind Monday's suicide bomb attack. As a bomb disposal van drove out of their neighbourhood, residents in the city's southern Moss Side area were dumbfounded that a terror probe had come thundering into their streets. "Everyone's just worried aren't they, everyone, no matter where they are... it's scary stuff," said David Bailey, 29, who manages a…

Residents of Balochistan are being robbed the most: Imran

QUETTA: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Friday said rights of the residents of Balochistan were being robbed the most in Pakistan, ARY News reported. “You will have to step out to demand your rights. The government has been robbing you of your money. Balochistan's former finance secretary embezzled Rs2.5 billion out of public funds while he was just a government servant,” he said addressing a public rally in Quetta. Charged Crowd Getting Ready For Historic Chairman PTI Imran Khan Speech at PTI…