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Three bodies found amidst cold

Three bodies found amidst cold

LAHORE – A 55-year-old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances in the Tibbi City police precincts. An unidentified man was lying besides the Fort Road when passers-by spotted the body and informed police, which after reaching the spot confirmed the man’s death. Assistant Sub-Inspector Rashid said the man might have died due to hypothermia.
The body was moved to the morgue for autopsy. Separately, a 40-year-old man’s unidentified decomposed body was recovered from the

Govt strikes first wheat export deal in three years

SINGAPORE – Pakistan has resumed wheat exports for the first time in three years, selling cargoes to Bangladesh and Myanmar and more deals are likely as the nation takes advantage of rising global prices and surplus stocks at home, following last year’s bumper harvest. The deals come as fears of global food inflation grow, with devastating floods damaging crops in Australia, forecasts of US corn inventories sliding to uncomfortable levels and dry weather hampering production in

SIU says three suspects held for KU cracker blast

KARACHI – The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of the Karachi police on Wednesday claimed arresting three University of Karachi (KU) students for their involvement in the cracker blast at the university.
The SIU also said that it has recovered a large quantity of weapons from the arrested men’s possession.
In a press release issued on Wednesday, DSP Ali Raza said that three suspects – Mohammad Umar alias Chhotu, Syed Fayyaz Ali and Mohammad Hafeezullah – were arrested with

Bomb kills three NATO troops in Afghanistan

KABUL – Three NATO soldiers were killed in a Taliban-type bomb blast in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, the alliance’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said. No further details, including the exact location of the incident or the nationalities of the victims, were disclosed but most NATO soldiers in eastern Afghanistan are US nationals.
“Three International Security Assistance Force service members died following an improvised explosive device attack in eastern

KP allowed to go ahead with three hydropower projects

ISLAMABAD – Acceding to the longstanding demand of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government, the federal government on Monday allowed the provincial government to process three hydropower projects totalling 473 megawatts (MW) on a fast-track basis through its own resources.
According to official sources, the KP government was allowed to process 132-MW Shogosin, 144-MW Shushgai Zhendoli and 197-MW Kalam Asrit projects. The decision to this effect was taken in a meeting of the Private

One killed, three injured in a monetary dispute

LAHORE – A man died while three others including two women were injured in a monetary dispute in Bagbanpura police precincts on Saturday.
The deceased was identified as Haider Ali (26), a resident of the Krol Bazaar Baghbanpura. Police investigators told Pakistan Today that no FIR had been lodged against the accused and no on has been arrested till now.
Haider’s brother Ghulam Mustafa had a monetary issue with his old business partner, Shakeel Butt. Shakeel with some armed

Three Stooges set to return

NEW YORK – Seems like it’s been years that we’ve been hearing about some sort of ‘Three Stooges’ movie … and that’s because we have. Once upon a time, people like Benicio del Toro and Sean Penn were actually involved with the project, but let’s get real for a second. Nobody ever expected to see Sean Penn playing a Stooge.
But now comes some intriguing word from ‘The Wrap’, and that word is this: Fox’s “short list” for the flick — which the studio recently took over from MGM,

Sri Lanka, India to relaunch ferry service after three decades

COLOMBO – India and Sri Lanka on Friday signed an agreement to restart sea ferry services shut down for nearly 30 years, the latest sign of resurgent economic ties since the end of Sri Lanka’s quarter-century civil war.
The two nations gave no immediate timeframe, but said the service should start shortly.
“Sea passenger transportation between India and Sri Lanka is being established…to speedily restore the traditional links between the two countries,” a joint statement

Three killed as IED hits vehicle

SATAFF REPORT – Three tribesmen were killed when an Improvise Explosive Devise (IED) hit a vehicle in South Waziristan Agency on Wednesday.
Reportedly, a vehicle was passing through a link road on Shakai Road when it was hit by an IED which was planted by some unknown saboteurs. Three people were killed in the incident.
First ever agreement between the government and militants through former Corps Commander Lt Gen (Retd) Safdar Hussain and commander Nek Mohammad was signed

Three civilians, two US soldiers killed in Iraq

BAGHDAD – Gun and bomb attacks killed three Iraqis and wounded 15 on Monday, security officials said, while the US military said two US soldiers had been killed, the first to die in Iraq this year. A suicide car bomb exploded on Monday morning outside a police intelligence office in Baquba north of the Iraqi capital, killing a man and wounding 15 other people, a security official and a doctor said.
The bombing targeted the office, located in a central market, at about 11:00 am

Special student wins three gold medals at PU

LAHORE – Umm-e-Hani Shah, a special student won three gold medals; Hamid Nazami Gold Medal, Dr Maskeen Ali Hajazi Gold Medal and University Gold Medal at 119th convocation of the Punjab University.
PU teachers, students and guests appreciated the efforts and hard work of the special student while Hani, a student of MS replica at Institute of Communication Studies (ICS), thanked God and her parents and teachers for their hard work, which enabled her to reach this position.

Three killed in Jaffarabad firing

QUETTA – Three people, including a woman, were killed in an armed attack in Jaffarabad district, around 360 kms southeast of Quetta on Tuesday. Per details, unidentified armed men stormed into a house in Goth Azmat Bugti and opened indiscriminate fire on the residents.
As a result, Hassan, Palwar and a woman were killed on the spot. Police rushed to the site after the incident and shifted the bodies to a hospital for autopsy.
Police said the motive behind the killing

Three killed in car accident at Liberty

LAHORE – As many as three people died and another four injured when a car turned turtle after colliding with the pavement in Gulberg Police precincts late on Tuesday.
Police said the car carrying the five men was at a signal near Main Market when the driver decided to race with another car on the same signal. In doing so, he lost control and as a result the car hit the pavement and overturned. All the men sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Services Hospital where

Benazir’s killers? Year three and counting!

ISLAMABAD – Despite a lapse of three years, the assassination of Benazir Bhutto remains a mystery that has led many to cast aspersions on the government sincerity to apprehend the killers.
Immediately after her assassination, it was believed that Pervez Musharraf, the former military dictator, was insincere in conducting the probe, as some elements of his regime might turn out to be part of the assassination. For many, the suspicion fortified when Musharraf reluctantly allowed

China raises interest rates for a second time in three months

BEIJING – China’s central bank on Saturday raised interest rates for the second time in three months as authorities ramped up efforts to curb borrowing, rein in property prices and tame inflation.
The People’s Bank of China said in a brief one-line statement that it will increase the one-year lending and deposit rates by 25 basis points each. The move takes the rates to 5.81 percent and 2.75 percent respectively from Sunday.
In October, policymakers raised rates for the

Three to five-hour blackouts from tomorrow

LAHORE: The Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) has announced three and four to five hours of load shedding in urban and rural areas, respectively, from December 26.
Addressing a press conference at WAPDA House on Friday, PEPCO MD Rasul Khan Mahsud called his organisation one of the biggest social welfare institutes in the country, as it was providing relief to the masses for Rs 2.86 per units. He said formal load shedding schedule would be announced in the coming days, as

Lochte targets three more gold

DUBAI: Ryan Lochte is on the hunt for another three gold medals in a packed final-day evening schedule at the Short Course World Championships here on Sunday.
The US star, who already claimed two new world records and three gold medals this week, is considered a likely candidate for more record-breaking times in the 100m individual medley, the 200m backstroke and is likely to also be part of the 4x100m medley relay.
“What happens, happens,” said Lochte after leading the