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Pakistan temporarily closes consulate in Afghanistan

Pakistan temporarily closes consulate in Afghanistan

Islamabad: Pakistan temporarily closed its consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad because of “intervention” by the provincial governor and a lack of security, but an Afghan official said Saturday there was simply a misunderstanding and the matter would be resolved. In a letter to the Afghan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Pakistan’s embassy in Kabul requested that the governor […]

Pakistan police arrest 10 members of three gangs

Pakistan police arrest 10 members of three gangs

Faisalabad: Police said on Saturday they had arrested 10 members of three gangs and recovered illegal weapons from their possession during a 24-hour period. Acting on a tip-off, Jhang Bazaar police raided near Saint Rafael Hospital, on Rajbah Road and arrested ringleader Zabeehul Islam and his accomplice Tanveer, whereas. Their two accomplices managed to escape from the scene. Similarly, Chak […]

New smart inspection system at Dubai Customs

New smart inspection system at Dubai Customs

Dubai A smart 3D CT scanning system will be part of Dubai Customs’ new sophisticated inspection process as the customs department tightens control on cargo movements across all the Dubai ports and terminals. Abdullah Mohammed Al Khaja, Executive Director of Clients Management Division at Dubai Customs launched the new device at Umm Al Ramool post office. “The advanced technology incorporated […]

Franklin funeral bishop apologises to Grande

Franklin funeral bishop apologises to Grande

Detroit: The bishop who officiated Aretha Franklin’s funeral apologised Friday to Ariana Grande for how he touched her onstage and a joke he made about her name. Bishop Charles H. Ellis III led Franklin’s funeral and awkwardly greeted Grande on stage after she performed “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman.” Images of the moment showed Ellis’ hand holding […]

Food safety course for housewives, maids

Food safety course for housewives, maids

Abu Dhabi: Under the Salamt Zadkom Initiative, the Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority (ADFCA) has opened registration for a course to train housewives and housemaids on the basics of food safety. As part of its Year of Zayed initiatives, the course is being offered by eight accredited training institutes that specialise in preparing homemakers for the labour market. Through the […]

Bullied overweight boy sheds 30kg after surgery

Bullied overweight boy sheds 30kg after surgery

Sharjah An Emirati boy bullied for being overweight has shed 30kg after bariatric surgery at University Hospital Sharjah (UHS), the hospital said on Saturday. Abdul (name changed), 16, aspires to be a pilot after graduation but his dreams were ridiculed because he was overweight, UHS said. At 140kg, Abdul was a constant victim of bullying, in addition to being prone […]

'Manto' to open Singapore South Asian film fest

'Manto' to open Singapore South Asian film fest

'Manto' to open Singapore South Asian film fest Nawazuddin Siddiqui‘s “Manto”, which is helmed by actress-filmmaker Nandita Das, will open the second edition of the Singapore South Asian International Film Festival (Sg.SAIFF). Share: Updated: Sep 01, 2018, 20:26 PM IST Source:IANS Trending News New Delhi: Nawazuddin Siddiqui‘s “Manto”, which is helmed by actress-filmmaker Nandita Das, will open the second edition […]