Author Archives: Hussain

PEPCO giving wrong figures on power shortages

With the temperatures rising with the onset of summer in April, the power shortages have escalated to over 5,500 MW, but the Pakistan Electric Power Company (PEPCO) has released subdued shortfall figures

SC upholds LHC verdict, Mai distressed

Upholding the Lahore High Court (LHC) verdict in the Mukhtaran Mai gang-rape case, the Supreme Court on Thursday acquitted five of the six suspects and dismissed the appeals. A three-member Supreme Court

Apple crushes forecasts again

Apple Inc’s results smashed Wall Street’s expectations after iPhone and Mac sales scaled new heights while iPad supplies could not keep up with roaring global demand. Shares of the world’s most valuable

17 killed in Karachi gambling den bombing

A bomb blast at Rummy Club near Karachi’s Ghasmandi area left at least 17 people dead and 44 critically injured on Thursday. The blast caused considerable panic and a stampede, with people

Imran wants region-based system

Pakistan’s former captain Imran Khan strongly criticised the sports system of the country and vowed to revamp it to develop champions.  Talking to journalists on the sideline of the 43National Athletics Championship