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Constable sent to physical remand in minor girl’s murder case

KARACHI: A court in Karachi on Thursday sent the accused police constable, in a case pertaining to the death of a seven-year-old girl in Saeedabad area, to physical remand until October 8, ARY News reported. Police produced Waseem Khan before the court for the hearing in this regard and apprised that he was cleaning his official weapon when the bullet accidently went off and hit Aqsa in the back, resulting in her death. Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Tariq Nawaz, West Zone, on Wednesday said police arrested…

Myanmar massacre: 10 Rohingya sent to mass grave

On Sept. 2, Buddhist villagers and Myanmar troops killed 10 Rohingya men in Myanmar's restive Rakhine state. Reuters uncovered the massacre and has pieced together how it unfolded. During the reporting of this article, two Reuters journalists were arrested by Myanmar police. INN DIN, Myanmar: Bound together, the 10 Rohingya Muslim captives watched their Buddhist neighbors dig a shallow grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of Sept. 2, all 10 lay dead. At least two were hacked to death by Buddhist villagers. The rest were…

Mice, fish and flies: the animals still being sent into space

Sixty years after Laika the dog became the first living creature to go into orbit, animals are still being sent into space—though these days much smaller creatures are going up. Julie Robinson, chief scientist for the International Space Station programme, explains what we are still learning from animals in orbit. Why no more dogs, cats or monkeys? When those animals were sent into space, it was because people were afraid that mammalian species in general could not survive without gravity, and that people might…

Major reshuffle on cards as IG police Sindh sent on ‘leave’

KARACHI: Inspector General Sindh Police Allah Dino Khwaja has been sent on leaves in the wake of expected major reshuffle in the provincial police department, ARY News reported. According to sources, additional IG Mushtaq Mehar has been given the charge of provincial police chief until further orders. Mehar also has an additional charge of Research and Development of police department. Recently, reports emerged that Chief Minister Sindh Murad Ali Shah requested the prime minister to appointed chief secretary on his…

Body of Philippine ambassador sent to Manila

ISLAMABAD: A special aircraft C-130, carrying the body of the deceased Ambassador of the Philippines H.E. Mr. Domingo D, Lucenario Jr, who passed away during the tragic helicopter accident of 8 May 2015, left Islamabad today for Manila.