COVID-19: Lockdown is main reason for drop in coronavirus cases and deaths - not vaccinations, says Boris Johnson | Politics News

COVID-19: Lockdown is main reason for drop in coronavirus cases and deaths – not vaccinations, says Boris Johnson | Politics News

Boris Johnson has warned that the reduction in coronavirus infections, hospitalisations and deaths “has not been achieved” by the rollout of COVID vaccines. The prime minister, speaking the day after the latest easing of lockdown restrictions, instead said it was the national shutdown that had been “overwhelmingly important” in driving down COVID rates. Nearly 40
NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Needs a Flight Control Software Update Before First Flight on Mars

NASA’s Ingenuity Helicopter Needs a Flight Control Software Update Before First Flight on Mars

Illustration of NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter on Mars. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech The Ingenuity team has identified a software solution for the command sequence issue identified on Sol 49 (April 9) during a planned high-speed spin-up test of the helicopter’s rotors. Over the weekend, the team considered and tested multiple potential solutions to this issue, concluding that minor
Emirates News Agency - Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi performs UAE's first deep brain stimulation operations

Emirates News Agency – Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi performs UAE’s first deep brain stimulation operations

ABU DHABI, 13th April, 2021 (WAM) — Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi has carried out UAE’s first deep brain stimulation operations saving the lives of four Emirati nationals from Parkinson’s disease. The surgeries, which each lasted between four and eight hours, took place over just four days following comprehensive evaluations to ensure the patients were good
Peru Election for the 5th President in 5 Years Goes to Runoff

Peru Election for the 5th President in 5 Years Goes to Runoff

LIMA, Peru — Peru’s presidential election is headed for a runoff, with Pedro Castillo, a far-left former union activist and teacher, in the lead, according to data released Monday by the country’s electoral body. He will likely face a right-wing candidate in a second round of voting in June. Mr. Castillo, a social conservative, was
Brexit news live: Government disbands LGBT+ advisory panel

Brexit news live: Government disbands LGBT+ advisory panel

Gordon Brown calls for tougher lobbying rules in wake of David Cameron-Greensill row The government’s LGBT+ panel of independent advisers has been disbanded by ministers. It comes after three members quit in protest earlier this year over the government’s delay in introducing a ban on conversion therapy in Britain — three years after it was
Exports can't help China grow as much this year

Exports can’t help China grow as much this year

Containers and trucks at the port of Qingdao, China on February 14, 2019. Reuters BEIJING — China’s economy was buoyed by strong exports last year, but that boost is waning. The country’s customs agency said Tuesday that in dollar terms, exports rose 30.6% in March from a year ago, missing expectations for growth of 35.5%.
Mansehra police arrest JUI-F’s Mufti Kifayatullah

Mansehra police arrest JUI-F’s Mufti Kifayatullah

The Mansehra police arrested JUI-F’s Mufti Kifayatullah from his house in Tarangri Sabir Shah Monday night. He has been accused of making controversial remarks against the Pakistan Army. A heavy contingent of police was deployed outside his house. The police said that he has been arrested under Section 3 (power to arrest and detain suspected persons)
Siri Reveals Apple Event Planned for Tuesday, April 20

Siri Reveals Apple Event Planned for Tuesday, April 20

Siri has apparently prematurely revealed that Apple plans to hold an event on Tuesday, April 20, where the company is expected to reveal brand new iPad Pro models and possibly its long-awaited AirTags trackers. Upon being asked “When is the next Apple Event,” ‌Siri‌ is currently responding with, “The special event is on Tuesday, April
UK exports to EU rebound partially after January's slump - BBC News

UK exports to EU rebound partially after January's slump – BBC News

UK exports to EU rebound partially after January’s slump  BBC News UK economy grew 0.4% in February amid Covid-19 lockdown – business live  The Guardian UK economy grew in February as firms readied for lockdown easing  Reuters When are the UK data releases and how could they affect GBP/USD?  FXStreet UK economy grew 0.4% in February during national lockdown  The
Tennessee school shooting: Classes canceled at Knoxville school for two days after shooting

Tennessee school shooting: Classes canceled at Knoxville school for two days after shooting

Thomas said a decision about the rest of the week’s classes will be made later. “We are all devastated by this tragedy,” he said. The superintendent was speaking after a traumatic day in which officers responded to a call of a potentially armed person Monday afternoon and found the person in the school bathroom, Tennessee
Daily Covid death toll hits 118—highest since June

Daily Covid death toll hits 118—highest since June

ISLAMABAD: As many as 118 Covid-related deaths were reported across on Tuesday—the highest since June, while at least 4,318 more people tested positive for the virus. According to statistics of the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), most deaths occurred in Punjab followed by Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. Out of the 118 deaths, 37 occurred on ventilators, while
A protest against the police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota. Pic: AP

Daunte Wright: Police officer who ‘accidentally’ shot black man is identified as more protests take place in Minnesota | US News

The police officer who shot a black man after a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb has been identified as a veteran of 26 years. Kim Potter shot Daunte Wright on Sunday, on the outskirts of the same city where George Floyd was killed last year. Police chiefs believe she accidentally used her gun instead
Authorities got warnings in months before 3 siblings slain

Authorities got warnings in months before 3 siblings slain

In the months before three young siblings were slain inside a Reseda apartment, the alarms about Liliana Carrillo’s ability to care for the kids grew louder and louder. Carrillo was “extremely paranoid” and erratic, according to her boyfriend’s account in court papers, which described her increasingly bizarre claims: that she was “solely responsible” for the
Bianca Belair opens up on her WWE WrestleMania championship | SportsNation - ESPN

Bianca Belair opens up on her WWE WrestleMania championship | SportsNation – ESPN

Bianca Belair opens up on her WWE WrestleMania championship | SportsNation  ESPN 2021 WWE WrestleMania 37 results, recap, grades: Roman Reigns, Edge, Daniel Bryan deliver all-time main event  CBSSports.com Tom Savini and His Team Helped Turn WWE’s Alexa Bliss into a Horror Movie Nightmare at WrestleMania  Bloody Disgusting First Time Ever Special Edition Of WWE Pay Per View
Will Smith film departs Georgia over voter restrictions

Will Smith film departs Georgia over voter restrictions

Will Smith and director Antoine Fuqua have pulled production of their runaway slave drama “Emancipation” from Georgia over the state’s recently enacted law restricting voting access.The film is the largest and most high profile Hollywood production to depart the state since Georgia’s Republican-controlled state Legislature passed a law that introduced stiffer voter identification requirements for
One killed and another detained in Knoxville school shooting - follow live

One killed and another detained in Knoxville school shooting – follow live

Knoxville Police on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School (Knoxville Police Department) One man was killed and a police officer injured at a Tennessee high school shooting on Monday afternoon. Knoxville police confirmed that the man reportedly armed was killed in a shootout at Austin-East Magnet High School around 3.15 pm
Journalist, rights defender I A Rehman is no more’

Journalist, rights defender I A Rehman is no more’

LAHORE: I.A. Rehman, an iconic Pakistani human rights defender and journalist, died after a brief illness on Monday, his family and friends said. He was 90. He died of old age, high sugar, and blood pressure level, according to Harris Khalique, secretary-general of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. I.A. Rehman had been associated with
Dow Jones Futures: Powell Comments Hit Stock Market; 4 Tech Giants Near New Buy Points

Dow Jones Futures: Powell Comments Hit Stock Market; 4 Tech Giants Near New Buy Points

Dow Jones futures, along with S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures, were slightly higher late Monday. Tesla stock jumped on an analyst upgrade, while tech giants Nvidia, Square, Uber and Twitter are approaching new buy points. X On Monday, the tech-heavy Nasdaq composite fell 0.4%. The S&P 500 moved down less than 0.1%, while
Quick guide to Russia-Ukraine military tensions - BBC News

Quick guide to Russia-Ukraine military tensions – BBC News

Quick guide to Russia-Ukraine military tensions  BBC News Ukraine crisis ‘one step away from war’ as Putin masses more troops on border and US warships head for Bla…  The Sun Putin could spark war in Europe by invading Ukraine, ex-US ambassador warns  Daily Mail China v Russia v America: is 2021 the year Orwell’s 1984 comes true?  The Guardian
CCI decides to go ahead with census; Sindh opposes move

CCI decides to go ahead with census; Sindh opposes move

ISLAMABAD: The Council of Common Interest (CCI) has approved the official release of the Census-2017 results, and decided to immediately start the process to conduct a fresh population census across the country and to hold the next general election in 2023 on the basis of the new census. Minster for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives

David Cameron faces unprecedented formal inquiry into Greensill scandal | David Cameron

David Cameron is at the centre of an unprecedented formal inquiry after Boris Johnson ordered a probe into lobbying by the former prime minister on behalf of the collapsed company Greensill Capital. The independent investigation will examine the firm’s role in government, supply chain financing and communications by employees, including Cameron, who joined Greensill as
New England Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman Announced His Retirement

New England Patriots Wide Receiver Julian Edelman Announced His Retirement

“By any measure of what constitutes an elite NFL career – wins, championships, production – Julian has it all,” said Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick. “Few players can match Julian’s achievements, period, but considering his professional trajectory and longevity, the group is even more select. It is historic. This is a tribute to his legendary
Biden calls for 'peace and calm' in wake of Daunte Wright shooting in Minnesota

Biden calls for ‘peace and calm’ in wake of Daunte Wright shooting in Minnesota

President Joe Biden on Monday called for “peace and calm” in the wake of the”tragic” fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota. “I haven’t called Daunte Wright’s family, but my prayers are with the family. It’s really a tragic thing that happened,” Biden told reporters in the Oval Office of Wright’s death Sunday. “The
Knoxville school shooting: Police officer among ‘multiple gunshot victims’

Knoxville school shooting: Police officer among ‘multiple gunshot victims’

Multiple gunshot victims have been reported at a Tennessee high school shooting, including a police officer on the scene. Knoxville Police Department announced the shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School on Monday afternoon. While residents were warned to avoid the area of active investigation, two anonymous sources told Knox News the situation was no longer

NASA Signs Agreement For Study Of Reality TV Show On ISS

NASA Signs Agreement For Study Of Reality TV Show On ISS | Aviation Week Network https://aviationweek.com/themes/custom/particle/dist/app-drupal/assets/awn-logo.svg Skip to main content Credit: Space Hero CAPE CANAVERAL—Media production company Space Hero Partnerships has signed an unfunded Space Act Agreement with NASA to study the feasibility of sending a reality TV show winning contestant to the International Space
UK government launches independent probe into Cameron and Greensill

UK government launches independent probe into Cameron and Greensill

Boris Johnson has ordered an independent inquiry into the Greensill scandal that has engulfed his predecessor David Cameron amid concerns it has exposed a lax lobbying culture in Whitehall Cameron has been criticised for his private lobbying efforts as a senior adviser to collapsed finance company Greensill Capital. These included texts to chancellor Rishi Sunak
Protests erupt across Pakistan over arrest of TLP chief

Protests erupt across Pakistan over arrest of TLP chief

RAWALPINDI/ LAHORE: Protests erupted in multiple cities across Pakistan after authorities detained Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) chief Sahibzada Saad Hussain Rizvi in Lahore on Monday. According to a TLP spokesperson, Rizvi was arrested from Punjab capital’s Iqbal Town area, where he had gone to attend a funeral. Saad Rizvi is the son of the firebrand cleric,
Gov. Gretchen Whitmer speaks outside a mass vaccination site at the Eastern Michigan University Convocation Center on April 12, 2021. She renewed requests for more vaccines from the federal government and asked Michigan residents to act responsibly to end the latest pandemic surge.

Michigan Gov. Whitmer touts personal responsibility as COVID-19 surges

YPSILANTI — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said Monday the state will extend workplace COVID-19 restrictions this week for another six months because of current pandemic trends.  She stressed the extension does not mean that no one will be allowed back into the office. Instead, she said it gives the state the tools needed to transition employees back
FTSE struggles as England reopens – live updates 

FTSE struggles as England reopens – live updates 

Good morning.  The FTSE 100 has opened lower as England begins to reopen, with non-essential retail, hospitality and gyms welcoming customers back.  In corporate news, cybersecurity firm Darktrace has announced plans to list in London, a boost for the market after Deliveroo’s recent flop.  5 things to start your day  1) Britain’s back in business as recovery gathers pace: Economy
Police giving update on deadly officer-involved shooting of Daunte Wright in Minneapolis suburb

Police giving update on deadly officer-involved shooting of Daunte Wright in Minneapolis suburb

A police officer fatally shot a man after he was pulled over in a Minneapolis suburb Sunday, leading to clashes between protesters and law enforcement. The death of the man, identified by family as Daunte Wright, and ensuing unrest came in the midst of the Derek Chauvin trial for the killing of George Floyd. Police said
Police detain TLP chief Saad Hussain Rizvi over protest plan

Police detain TLP chief Saad Hussain Rizvi over protest plan

Saad Hussain Rizvi, the chief of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan, has been detained in Lahore, confirmed a party spokesperson on Monday. Pir Ejaz Ashrafi told SAMAA Digital that Rizvi was taken in after Zuhr prayers on Monday from Jamia Masjid Rehmat ul Aalameen on Multan Road, Lahore. The police didn’t give any reason, Pir Ashrafi said, adding
Inhaled asthma drug shortens Covid recovery and could be ‘significant for world,’ study finds

Inhaled asthma drug shortens Covid recovery and could be ‘significant for world,’ study finds

An inhaled drug commonly use for asthma has been shown to shorten the time it takes to recover from Covid-19 for ill patients who do not need hospital treatment – a development that has been described as a “significant milestone” in the fight against coronavirus. British scientists from Oxford University have found that budesonide, an
Live updates: Biden to convene bipartisan meeting on infrastructure as he steps up negotiations with Congress - The Washington Post

Live updates: Biden to convene bipartisan meeting on infrastructure as he steps up negotiations with Congress – The Washington Post

Live updates: Biden to convene bipartisan meeting on infrastructure as he steps up negotiations with Congress  The Washington Post Clyburn offers Manchin history lesson to clear Senate path for Biden reforms  The Guardian White House issuing reports on states’ infrastructure needs  The Associated Press The infrastructure plan of Joe Biden is bad politics that is destined to fail
Europol: “Virtually All” Crime Now Has a Digital Element

Europol: “Virtually All” Crime Now Has a Digital Element

“Virtually all” criminal activities have an online component to them, while many have fully migrated online, according to a new report by Europol. The 2021 Serious and Organised Crime Threat Assessment (SOCTA) highlighted how criminals are increasingly incorporating digital technologies into their activities, a trend that has been exacerbated in the last year amid COVID-19 lockdowns. This
Edinson Cavani's goal for Man Utd at Spurs inevitably disallowed, Dermot Gallagher tells Ref Watch | Football News

Edinson Cavani’s goal for Man Utd at Spurs inevitably disallowed, Dermot Gallagher tells Ref Watch | Football News

In the latest edition of Ref Watch, former Premier League official Dermot Gallagher assesses the key incidents from the weekend’s games, including two controversial decisions in Manchester United’s 3-1 win at Tottenham on Super Sunday. Tottenham 1-3 Man Utd Image: United’s goal was disallowed after VAR spotted this stray arm from Scott McTominay, which caught
Protesters clash with police in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, after police fatally shoot Daunte Wright following traffic stop

Protesters clash with police in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, after police fatally shoot Daunte Wright following traffic stop

Police in a Minneapolis suburb say an officer fatally shot a driver Sunday, leading to clashes between protesters and law enforcement, CBS Minnesota reports. The death of the man, identified by family as Daunte Wright, and ensuing unrest came in the midst of the Derek Chauvin trial for the killing of George Floyd.  Police said officers in
Covid-19 SOP compliance remains weak, says Asad Umar

Covid-19 SOP compliance remains weak, says Asad Umar

Federal Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar on Monday said Covid-19 SOP compliance remains weak in the country and the administration has been asked to “ramp up” enforcement to avoid a crisis like situation. The minister added that the pressure on hospitals is increasing across the country. The minister’s tweet came after he presided over
Greensill: Former PMs 'must never lobby government', says Gordon Brown - BBC News

Greensill: Former PMs 'must never lobby government', says Gordon Brown – BBC News

Greensill: Former PMs ‘must never lobby government’, says Gordon Brown  BBC News David Cameron breaks silence over Greensill: ‘Lessons to be learnt’  Sky News David Cameron breaks 30-day silence over lobbying for Greensill  The Guardian Greensill: Lessons to be learnt over lobbying – Cameron  BBC News Gordon Brown urges tougher lobbying rules amid David Cameron controversy  Evening Standard View Full
Alibaba shares jump after record antitrust fine

Alibaba shares jump after record antitrust fine

Alibaba shares rose sharply on Monday after the ecommerce group founded by billionaire Jack Ma said a record $2.8bn fine at the weekend marked the end of an antitrust investigation into the company. Executives told an analyst conference that while regulators were still probing China’s broader tech industry over past mergers and acquisitions, they did
Pakistan condoles human rights defender IA Rehman's passing

Pakistan condoles human rights defender IA Rehman’s passing

LAHORE: Vocal human rights defender and senior journalist Ibn-e-Abdul Rehman, popularly known as IA Rehman, passed away at the age of 90 in Lahore on Monday. According to his family, Rehman was suffering from diabetes and high blood pressure. Born in Haryana in 1930, Rehman began his career as a journalist and later joined the

Union in peril as PM ‘speaks for England alone’, former civil servant warns | Boris Johnson

The pandemic has seeded the idea of a prime minister “who speaks for England alone” as relations between the four nations of the UK deteriorate amid “deep-rooted complacency”, a senior former civil servant has warned. There is widespread ignorance towards the union, meaning ministers can be kept in the dark about major reforms with little
Clubhouse

Clubhouse CEO denies that user data has been leaked

Clubhouse is an audio chatroom app that currently is a sensation in the social media space. Over the past few months, most of the popular social media apps already want a Clubhouse-like feature. As the app continues to rack up more users, the attention to this app continues to increase. According to a recent report,
Brooklyn Center police fatally shoot man, inflaming tensions

Brooklyn Center police fatally shoot man, inflaming tensions

A Brooklyn Center police officer fatally shot a man during a traffic stop Sunday afternoon, inflaming already raw tensions between police and community members in the midst of the Derek Chauvin trial. Relatives of Daunte Wright, 20, who is Black, told a tense crowd gathered at the scene in the northern Minneapolis suburb Sunday afternoon
48 of Prince Philip's greatest quotes and funny moments - Telegraph.co.uk

48 of Prince Philip's greatest quotes and funny moments – Telegraph.co.uk

48 of Prince Philip’s greatest quotes and funny moments  Telegraph.co.uk Prince Philip had a walk-on part in the royal drama, but he played it to perfection  The Guardian Prince Philip’s death broken by sombre Eamonn and Ruth as they stop This Morning  Mirror Online Prince Philip: 99 years, 143 countries and one very famous wife  BBC News Meghan and
Iran nuclear incident: Israeli army chief appears to hint at possible role in Natanz facility blackout

Iran nuclear incident: Israeli army chief appears to hint at possible role in Natanz facility blackout

Iranian officials on Sunday confirmed an “incident” at Natanz, an underground facility where uranium enrichment takes place. “Fortunately, the incident did not cause any human injuries or leaks,” said Behrouz Kamalvand, a spokesman for Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI). “The causes of the accident are under investigation and further information will be announced later.” AEOI
Who are the 30 guests likely to attend Prince Philip's funeral?

Who are the 30 guests likely to attend Prince Philip’s funeral?

The Duke’s other three children – the Duke of York, the Earl of Wessex and the Princess Royal will also attend. Princess Anne’s husband, Vice-Admiral Sir Timothy Laurence, will be there and Sophie, the Countess of Wessex will be at her husband’s side. The couple had visited the Queen a day after Prince Philip died with the Countess
2021 WWE WrestleMania 37 results, recap, grades: Roman Reigns, Edge, Daniel Bryan deliver all-time main event

2021 WWE WrestleMania 37 results, recap, grades: Roman Reigns, Edge, Daniel Bryan deliver all-time main event

For the second consecutive night, WrestleMania 37 received a main event worthy of the biggest stage in professional wrestling. In front of a sold-out crowd inside Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Roman Reigns put his universal championship on the line against Edge and Daniel Bryan in the final match of the two-night extravaganza. Reigns, Edge
After a 10-hour standoff, suspect in Kahala Hotel shooting found dead with self-inflicted wounds - Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

After a 10-hour standoff, suspect in Kahala Hotel shooting found dead with self-inflicted wounds – Honolulu, Hawaii news, sports & weather

News A heavy police presence is seen at The Kahala Hotel and Resort after reports of an armed man barricaded in a hotel room. Guests and staff are asked to shelter in place. There were also reports of what sounded like gunshots. Honolulu Police Deparment confi Sunday, April 11th 2021, 4:13 PM HST by Sunshine
The US just hit a record high of about 4.6 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines reported administered in one day, according to data published Saturday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

As vaccinations keep rising, so do COVID-19 hospitalizations among those who aren’t vaccinated

ATLANTA (CNN) — First, the good news: The United States reported a record-high 4.6 million doses of vaccines administered in one day, according to data published Saturday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “Amazing Saturday! +4.63M doses administered over total yesterday, a new record,” tweeted Dr. Cyrus Shahpar, the White House COVID-19 data
Hideki Matsuyama becomes first male Japanese player to win the Masters in nail-biting finish

Hideki Matsuyama becomes first male Japanese player to win the Masters in nail-biting finish

Hideki Matsuyama delivered golf-mad Japan the grandest and greenest prize of all. Ten years after Matsuyama made a sterling debut as the best amateur at Augusta National, he claimed the ultimate trophy Sunday with a victory in the Masters to become the first Japanese winner of the green jacket. Matsuyama closed with a 1-over 73
2021 Masters leaderboard, scores: Hideki Matsuyama makes history as first Japanese man to win golf major

2021 Masters leaderboard, scores: Hideki Matsuyama makes history as first Japanese man to win golf major

With stellar ball-striking and a command of Augusta National unmatched by anyone in the field over the final two rounds, Hideki Matsuyama (-10) converted a 54-hole lead into his first green jacket and major championship, winning the 2021 Masters by one stroke on Sunday. Matsuyama’s victory in this 85th Masters is not only his first
Economy to experience sluggish recovery: IMF

Economy to experience sluggish recovery: IMF

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s economy, which was relatively resilient in 2020, are forecast to experience a sluggish recovery in 2021, while foreign investors have not yet returned in significant volumes, says International Monetary Fund (IMF). IMF in its latest report “Regional Economic Outlook Update, Arising from the Pandemic: Building Forward Better” released on Saturday stated that real
CEOs Plan New Push on Voting Legislation

CEOs Plan New Push on Voting Legislation

Dozens of chief executives and other senior leaders gathered on Zoom this weekend to plot what several said big businesses should do next about new voting laws under way in Texas and other states. Kenneth Chenault, the former chief executive of American Express Co. , and Kenneth Frazier, CEO of Merck & Co., urged the

‘Conned by Son’: Solskjær’s cheat claim sparks Mourinho fury | Premier League

José Mourinho diverted attention from Tottenham’s diminishing hopes of Champions League qualification after their 3-1 home defeat by Manchester United on Sunday by attacking Ole Gunnar Solskjær over claims that Son Heung-min had conned the referee into disallowing a goal. Tottenham’s manager, whose side sit seventh in the Premier League, six points off fourth place,
Tensions increase among rival demonstrators in Huntington Beach

Tensions increase among rival demonstrators in Huntington Beach

Tensions began to increase around the Huntington Beach Pier on Sunday afternoon as people protesting a scheduled white supremacy rally clashed with Donald Trump supporters and individuals touting white supremacist beliefs. Several hundred people gathered in the plaza area at the base of the pier beginning Sunday morning to demonstrate against the so-called White Lives
Bilawal tears apart PDM's show-cause notice in CEC meeting

Bilawal tears apart PDM’s show-cause notice in CEC meeting

KARACHI: Amid the reports of tearing apart show-cause notice of Pakistan Democratic Alliance (PDM), the six-hour-long Central Executive Committee (CEC) of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Sunday remained “indecisive” on decision to remain with the anti-government alliance or part its ways. The second session of the meeting will be held today (Monday) at Bilawal House, 
BAFTA Film Awards Winners Announced – Updating Live – Deadline

BAFTA Film Awards Winners Announced – Updating Live – Deadline

Refresh for latest…: The second part of the EE British Academy Film Awards is taking place from London’s Royal Albert Hall this evening, with all nominees appearing virtually. This follows Saturday’s BAFTA ceremony which delivered prizes in eight craft categories. Tonight’s show will unveil winners in 17 other fields while Ang Lee will accept the
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FM Qureshi arrives Berlin on two-day official visit

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi has arrived in Berlin, Germany for a two-day official visit with a delegation, on Sunday.  Upon arrival at the airport, the foreign minister was warmly received by Pakistan ambassador in Germany Dr Muhammad Faisal, senior officials of German foreign office, and senior members of Pakistan embassy, a press release
Chance for strong storms lingers in parts of Central Florida

Chance for strong storms lingers in parts of Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. – UPDATE: Most severe thunderstorm warnings previously issued in Central Florida have expired but the threat for strong storms in some areas remains. Previously, warnings were in effect until 1:15 p.m. for Orange, Lake and Osceola counties. There is still, however, a chance for severe storms in parts of Brevard County this afternoon.
Masters 2021 leaderboard LIVE: Latest scores and updates from final round at Augusta

Masters 2021 leaderboard LIVE: Latest scores and updates from final round at Augusta

5 Facts About The Masters Tournament Follow all the action as Hideki Matsuyamadefends a four-shot lead heading into the final round of The Masters 2021. Justin Rosehad been in control of the year’s first major until a weather delay during yesterday’s third round changed the context of the tournament entirely, with rainfall leaving the greens
Russia's Putin offers 'blank cheque' to Pakistan

Russia’s Putin offers ‘blank cheque’ to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: When Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov visited Islamabad last week after a gap of nine years, he had delivered an “important” message to the Pakistani leadership. The message was from President Vladimir Putin. “I came with a message from my president that tell Pakistan we are open for any cooperation, whatever Pakistan needs Russia is

The Masters 2021: fourth round – live! | Sport

“I hope I can follow in her shoes and make Japan proud.” Tsubasa Kajitani won the 2021 Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship last weekend, and today, Hideki Matsuyama has a chance to make it a quick-fire Japanese double by winning the Masters. History beckons. We should probably qualify that statement, though: Hideki Matsuyama has one
Jordanian prince makes first public appearance since arrest

Jordanian prince makes first public appearance since arrest

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s Prince Hamzah on Sunday made his first public appearance since he was placed under house arrest last week, reciting Quranic verses together with King Abdullah II at the graves of their forefathers. The gesture appeared to be an attempted show of unity on a major Jordanian holiday. Abdullah has attempted
'Dumb son of a bitch': Trump rips McConnell at Mar-a-Lago

‘Dumb son of a bitch’: Trump rips McConnell at Mar-a-Lago

Trump also went after McConnell’s wife, former Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, for resigning her cabinet post after the Jan. 6 insurrection. A spokesperson for McConnell, the Kentucky Republican who was just reelected to a seventh six-year term last year, didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment. The latest verbal broadside against McConnell, the most
PTI's Ali Asjad Malhi congratulates PML-N's Nosheen Iftikhar for NA-75 win

PTI’s Ali Asjad Malhi congratulates PML-N’s Nosheen Iftikhar for NA-75 win

PTI has given a ticket to Ali Asjad Malhi (L) to contest the NA-75, Daska by-polls, while the PML-N has fielded Syeda Nosheen Iftikhar (R). Photos: File PTI’s Ali Asjad Malhi congratulates his opponent, PML-N’s Nosheen Iftikhar for her Daska by-election win. Thanks PTI workers for their support throughout. “Special congratulations to Election Commission who
Trump predicts GOP will retake Congress in 2022 and White House in 2024 in speech to party donors

Trump predicts GOP will retake Congress in 2022 and White House in 2024 in speech to party donors

Former President Trump on Saturday night told the Republican Party’s top donors that he’s optimistic about the GOP’s chances for success in the 2022 midterms and to recapture the White House in 2024, according to prepared remarks obtained by CBS News. Mr. Trump did not say whether he would be on the ticket in that
48 of Prince Philip's greatest quotes and funny moments - Telegraph.co.uk

48 of Prince Philip's greatest quotes and funny moments – Telegraph.co.uk

48 of Prince Philip’s greatest quotes and funny moments  Telegraph.co.uk Britain’s Prince Philip, Husband of Queen Elizabeth, Dies at 99  Voice of America Prince Philip’s funeral plans forced to be revised due to Covid – and public NOT allowed…  The Sun Prince Philip dies: The world pays tribute to ‘man of great purpose and conviction’  Sky News Philip, defined
PM expands food charity programme to three more cities

PM expands food charity programme to three more cities

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that the government would expand the network of kitchen trucks and health coverage across Pakistan, saying these measures would uplift the underprivileged and help the country prosper. “We have now initiated this facility in Peshawar, Lahore, and Faisalabad, and this network will now see its expansion in
File photo dated 5/10/2019 of David Cameron. Labour has called for an inquiry into reports Cameron lobbied Rishi Sunak to grant millions of pounds in loans to a finance company he was advising. Issue date: Sunday March 21, 2021.

Cameron took Greensill for private drink with Hancock to discuss NHS payment scheme | Politics News

David Cameron took financier Lex Greensill for a private drink with Health Secretary Matt Hancock to discuss a payment scheme later launched in the NHS, Sky News has confirmed. The Treasury also reconsidered an application from Mr Greensill for an emergency coronavirus loan after former prime minister Mr Cameron messaged one of Boris Johnson’s senior
South Korean EV battery groups settle high-stakes US dispute

South Korean EV battery groups settle high-stakes US dispute

Two of South Korea’s biggest conglomerates have reached a last-minute settlement over a multibillion-dollar intellectual property dispute that had threatened to disrupt Ford and Volkswagen’s plans to build electric vehicles in the US. The deal struck between the battery-making affiliates of LG and SK comes after the US International Trade Commission in February slapped a 10-year
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Reservations on ECP still intact: Firdous Ashiq

Special Assistant to Chief Minister of Punjab on Information Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday said that the reservations on Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) are still intact. In a statement, the special assistant said that Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has fulfilled his promise of holding fair and transparent elections. It’s the part of