Chief Editor: Ansar Mahmood Bhatti

Tuesday, January 8th, 2019

 

When life gives you Lemons, use them for health benefits

When life gives you Lemons, use them for health benefits

Lemons are rich in vitamin C, fiber, and a variety of advantageous plant compounds. The nutrients in lemons assist in major health benefits. According to a study, it is observed that lemons may maintain heart well being, weight control, & digestion related matters. Below mentioned are some vital health benefits of lemons: 1. Maintains Heart Health Since lemons are very well known as rich source of vitamin C, which means that one lemon contains almost 31 mg of vitamin C, which is 51% of the reference daily intake (RDI) byRead More


One dead, two missing after oil tanker blaze off Hong Kong

One dead, two missing after oil tanker blaze off Hong Kong

ISLAMABAD, JAN 08 (DNA) – One man was killed and two others declared missing after an oil tanker caught fire while it was being refuelled off Hong Kong on Tuesday, sending a huge cloud of dark smoke billowing into the air. Twenty-three people were rescued after those on board the stricken Vietnamese-listed vessel either fell or jumped into the sea, police said. Some of the victims suffered burns, with four people injured, one of them seriously. Fears of a potential environmental catastrophe in a busy shipping channel also known forRead More


Attacker hurts 20 children with hammer at Beijing school

Attacker hurts 20 children with hammer at Beijing school

BEIJING, (DNA) – A hammer-wielding man wounded 20 children in an attack at an elementary school in Beijing on Tuesday with three suffering serious injuries, local authorities said. A male suspect was brought “under control” and the wounded pupils were admitted to hospital, the Xicheng district government said. Surnamed Jia, the 49-year-old assailant was a contractor hired by the school for daily maintenance work. His contract was scheduled to terminate at the end of January, stated the district government on its official Twitter-like Weibo account in a post that hasRead More


Corps Commanders’ conference reiterates to support initiatives towards regional peace

Corps Commanders' conference reiterates to support initiatives towards regional peace

RAWALPINDI, (DNA) – 217th Corps Commanders’ Conference presided by General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) held at GHQ. Forum reviewed geo-strategic environment and security situation of the country. Progress of ongoing operations, fencing along Pak-Afg border, situation along Eastern Border including Indian ceasefire violations deliberately targeting innocent citizens and Afghan reconciliation process were also discussed. Forum reiterated to continue its efforts for bringing enduring peace in the country while supporting all initiatives towards regional peace.


Abu Dhabi’s green energy firm launches region’s first all-electric bus

Abu Dhabi’s green energy firm launches region’s first all-electric bus

ABU DHABI, (DNA) – Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar) has launched the region’s first fully electric passenger bus as the capital of the United Arab Emirates pursues clean and energy efficient transport. The UAE has set a clean energy target of 27 percent by 2021. Green energy company Masdar, wholly-owned by Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment Company, has invested $8.5 billion in renewable energy projects in the UAE and abroad. The all-electric bus, jointly developed by Masdar, Siemens Middle East and Abu Dhabi-based bus manufacturer Hafilat Industry LLC, can seatRead More


Afghan President’s envoy Umer Daudzai arrives Islamabad

Afghan President’s envoy Umer Daudzai arrives Islamabad

ISLAMABAD, JAN 08 (DNA) – Presidential envoy of Afghanistan Umer Daudzai reached Islamabad on Tuesday on an important visit of Pakistan. President Ashraf Ghani’s special envoy Umer Daudzai during his stay in Pakistan till January 11, will hold meeting with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and other officials to discuss the Afghanistan peace process. A delegation led by Daudzai will hold delegation level talks at the Foreign Office. The Afghan presidential envoy will also also meet with Pakistan’s civil and military leaders including Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa duringRead More