Author Archives: Abidoon Nadeem

First female PM approved by Latvian parliament

Latvia’s parliament approved on Wednesday Laimdota Straujuma to become the first female prime minister of the Baltic state, which joined the euro zone on January 1. Valdis Dombrovskis, 42, who steered the

China activist lawyer Xu Zhiyong on trial

A prominent human rights lawyer Xu Zhiyong who protested against corruption has gone on trial in China on charges of “gathering crowds to disrupt public order”. He is one of several activists

Bomb outside Chaman district complex diffused

The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) on Wednesday foiled a terror bid by diffusing a bomb outside the Chaman district complex, a private news channel reported. According to BDS officials, a bomb weighing

Workforce of eunuchs for price-control in Karachi

Karachi administration has decided to build a price-controlling workforce of eunuchs for overlooking the rates of daily-use consumer products and put a stop to profiteering and hoarding in the city. According to

Lyari gangster killed in raid

Lyari gang war affiliate Behram was killed in a joint operation of Rangers and Karachi police, a private news channel reported on Wednesday. According to police, Behram was an associate of Wasiullah