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Asma Rani, a third-year medical student, was shot dead near her home by Mujahif Afridi and his associates. Footage showed Asma Rani in hospital shortly before her death, naming Mujahid Afridi as her killer-- File photo LONDON: Safia Rani, the sister of the murdered doctor from Kohat, Dr Asma Rani, has appealed to Prime Minister Imran Khan for justice and requested the Supreme Court of Pakistan to reinstate murder clauses in her sister?s case, calling it an act of terrorism.
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi along with Defense Minister Pervez Khattak left for a visit of Chiri Kot Sector of Line of Control on Monday, ARY News reported. In a video message before his visit to the LoC, Qureshi said that entire Pakistani nation including the armed forces fully stand by the Kashmiri people in their struggle for right to self-determination.
Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton just had 'some awkward moments' in their distant friendship Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton?s friendship has been the topic of a much-heated discourse over the past years. And while some may have suggested that things are a bit tense between the two duchesses, there had been something that Meghan did to ease the pressure up to between the ?fab four? and win over the heart of her sister-in-law.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi urged the nation to observe the SOPs while celebrating Eid-ul-Adha -- File photo Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Saturday that due to the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan, Eid-ul-Adha has come at a difficult time and the nation should not show negligence in observing the preventive measures against the disease.
Chinese drug company Sinopharm and Parana state have agreed to launch the fourth major COVID-19 vaccine trial in Brazil and will seek regulatory approval in the next two weeks, the Brazilian partners said on Wednesday. A trial by Sinopharm would join Phase III trials already announced in Brazil by AstraZeneca, Sinovac Biotech and a Pfizer partnership with BioNTech.
China?s Huawei has overtaken Samsung to become the number-one smartphone seller worldwide in the second quarter, industry tracker Canalys said Thursday. Huawei shipped 55.8 million devices in the April-June period, trumping Samsung’s 53.7 million, according to data from research firm Canalys. Huawei now sells nearly two-thirds of its handsets in China, which took an early hit from the coronavirus pandemic but has since reclaimed ground as new cases have dwindled.
ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman Lieutenant General Muhammad Afzal on Sunday said there are chances of another spell of rain in the city from 7 to 9 August, ARY NEWS reported. Addressing a media briefing in Islamabad, he said that six days of August are important for Karachi as there is a prediction of rainfall in the city from 7 to 9 August and then a weak system would remain in the city, which would cause little drizzle from time to time in the metropolis till August 15.
CHICAGO: Johnson & Johnson on Thursday kicked off U.S. human safety trials for its COVID-19 vaccine after releasing details of a study in monkeys that showed its best-performing vaccine candidate offered strong protection in a single dose. When exposed to the virus, six out of six animals who got the candidate vaccine were completely protected from lung disease and five out of six were protected from infection as measured by the presence of virus in nasal swabs, according to the study published in the journal Nature.
LAHORE: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has claimed to have made progress in an alleged money laundering case against the Sharif family after it arrested the chief financial officer (CFO) of the Sharif group Usman, ARY NEWS reported citing sources. According to sources, he is the prime suspect in the money laundering cases against Sharif family.
SEOUL: Worried South Koreans are putting banknotes in their microwaves and washing machines, damaging the bills in their attempts to cleanse them of the coronavirus. The central bank said on Friday that people had exchanged three times as much burnt money in the past six months as in the same period last year, much of it thought to be from botched efforts to disinfect bills.