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  • Air India flight stuck at Maldives Airport after mistakenly landing on non-operational runway: Reports

    7 September, 2018 1:10 PM 68

    An Air India flight was on Friday stuck at the Maldives airport after it mistakenly landed on a new yet non-operational runway. As per local media reports, flight AI263 was stranded at Male Velana International Airport in the Maldives. ANI later reported that Air India 320-NEO aircraft VT EXL has landed on the wrong runway, which was under construction

  • Typhoon Jebi kills at least nine in Japan, boats move tourists from flooded airport

    5 September, 2018 3:32 AM 88

    TOKYO: A powerful typhoon killed at least nine people in western Japan and an airport company started to transfer some 3,000 stranded passengers by boats, public broadcaster NHK said on Wednesday, and more than a million homes were without power. Jebi, or "swallow" in Korean, was briefly a super typhoon and is the most powerful storm to hit Japan in 25 years

  • 26-year-old Pakistani model found dead under mysterious circumstances in Lahore

    2 September, 2018 12:14 PM 93

    A Pakistani model has been found dead under mysterious circumstances at her residence in Lahore. The body of Anum Tanoli, 26, was found hanging from a ceiling fan of her bedroom on Saturday in her Defence house where she lived along with husband and two minor children. Her husband Navid Ahmad however claimed she committed suicide because of depression

  • Xi Jinping to highlight BRI during China-Africa summit in Beijing

    1 September, 2018 11:52 AM 121

    Beijing: China is all set to showcase its growing influence in Africa at next Monday's China-Africa summit to be attended by a number of African leaders where President Xi Jinping is expected to announce new projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). China is investing billions of dollars in aid and projects, making Africa the most focused destination

  • Beijing could be threatening ethnic Chinese abroad to become spies: US report

    25 August, 2018 7:32 AM 91

    A number of anti-China protests in foreign countries in recent times - especially those which seek to highlight Beijing's poor treatment of minority communities - may have perturbed officials in Beijing. A report by the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission has stated that Beijing could be using threat tactics against ethnic Chinese communities

  • Apple store in Amsterdam closed after iPad battery explodes

    20 August, 2018 1:16 PM 114

     The store was evacuated as a precautionary measure and three employees who reportedly experienced trouble breathing were treated. San Francisco: An Apple store in Amsterdam has been temporarily closed after an iPad battery exploded and released harmful chemical substances, the media reported. The store was evacuated as a precautionary measure and three

  • Magnitude 8.2 quake strikes in Pacific Ocean, close to Fiji

    19 August, 2018 11:43 AM 52

    A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji and Tonga on Sunday but it was so deep that it was not expected to cause any damage, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. The US Tsunami Warning Center also said the quake was too deep to cause a tsunami. The quake was 347.7 miles (560 km) below the Earth which would have dampened

  • Nawaz Sharif produced in court amid high security for corruption cases hearing

    13 August, 2018 6:40 AM 161

    Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was on Monday produced before the national accountability court in Islamabad. Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif was on Monday produced before the national accountability court in Islamabad in connection with corruption cases involving him and his family. While Sharif is already serving a sentence

  • Ten Pakistanis swindle USD 1.6 million from bank in UAE

    12 August, 2018 3:19 PM 144

    The accused carried out fraudulent transactions through electronic transfer codes with the help of an employee who worked in the bank in Abu Dhabi. Dubai: Ten Pakistani nationals in the UAE on Sunday went on trial for allegedly stealing USD 1.6 million from a bank using electronic codes, media reports said. The accused carried out fraudulent transactions

  • Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits Indonesia's Lombok island, tsunami warning issued

    5 August, 2018 10:23 PM 96

    Reports of Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 in Indonesia's Lombok island came in on Sunday evening. The earthquake struck off the north coast of Indonesia`s island of Lombok, the US Geological Survey said.  INDONESIA: Reports of Earthquake of magnitude 7.0 in Indonesia's Lombok island came in on Sunday evening. The earthquake struck off the north coast of Indonesia