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Technical fault at Tarbela leaves several cities without electricity

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On the other hand, Minister for Power Awais Leghari has said that electricity is being restored to the system after certain power plants tripped off in the provinces. Patients at Lahore's Jinnah, Mayo, Gangaram, and Services hospitals faced huge difficulties in the wake of hours-long outage. Sources revealed airlines offices, baggage handling and the Airport Security Force base camp, amongst other areas, were without electricity. Read More »

School investigates report that teacher drowned raccoons

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The raccoons did not drown easily, the student said. 'When the raccoon would try to pop its head up they held water hoses in its face to drown it, ' she added. Until our investigation is complete, I can not share further details. "The district is determining the status of the teacher at this moment", a spokesperson said. Read More »

Suspect in custody in Dixon High School shooting

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The boy shot at the school resource officer, who returned fire around 8 a.m., City Administrator Danny Langloss said. The gunman was in custody Wednesday with non-life-threatening injuries. Peoria Avenue will be closed as multiple agencies are reporting to the area. The incident has also forced the closure of Peoria Avenue. Students were originally taken to the nearby Armory following the incident and are being bused to the baseball field. Read More »

Labour market robust as jobless rate falls to 4.3%

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England's jobless rate was also 4.2 per cent, while Wales recorded 4.4 per cent. Scotland's overall employment rate stood at 74.7 per cent - lower than the UK's at 75.6 per cent. Although one of the highest rates recorded since 2010 and the highest rate of the United Kingdom regions, the current inactivity rate is significantly below peak rates recorded in mid-2009. Read More »

Chlorine gas likely used in Feb Saraqeb attack - OPCW

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An OPCW fact-finding team is also now awaiting the results of its hard mission to the Syrian town of Douma, after medics and rescuers said 40 people died in a chlorine and sarin attack on April 7. The OPCW is to report soon on whether chemical weapons were used on a larger-scale attack in Douma , eastern Ghouta, in May. The OPCW's fact-finding mission was set up in 2014 to investigate repeated allegations of chemical weapons use in the Syrian conflict. Read More »

Top US Senate intelligence Democrat backs Trump CIA nominee

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The panel voted 10-5 in favor of Gina Haspel in a closed session Wednesday. Confirmation by the full Senate appeared likely as five Democrats - Mark Warner of Virginia, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelley of Indiana, Bill Nelson of Florida and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota - announced their support. Read More »

Italy M5S leader says govt deal would be 'bomb' for establishment

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With hard decisions to be taken, the League revived some of its campaign rhetoric, taking aim at European Union budget restraints which impose de facto limits on how much a government can spend to kick-start its economy. Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was toppled in 2011 as a former European Union commissioner and economics professor Mario Monti was installed as his "technocratic" replacement after the Union decided the country had not been run to their satisfaction. Read More »

OIC to meet in Istanbul Friday to mull Israel violence

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The US administration "unlawfully" opened its embassy in Jerusalem, said the OIC on Monday terming it a "clear violation" of global law and legitimacy and in clear contempt of worldwide community's position regarding Jerusalem. Since the Gaza rallies kicked off on March 30, scores of Palestinian demonstrators have been killed - and thousands injured - by Israeli troops deployed along the other side of the border. Read More »

Government to spend £400m on removing risky tower block cladding

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The prime minister said "immediate action" was needed but added that this new funding "must not undermine" councils' ability to do their own maintenance and fix work. When asked why private landlords would not be receiving any cash, the spokesperson replied: "We expect private building owners to take responsibility themselves for removing and replacing cladding and not pass those costs on". Read More »

Lionel Messi Included in Barcelona Squad for Friendly vs. Mamelodi Sundowns

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This is the second time that Sundowns will host Barcelona for a friendly game, having previously met in 2007, a match that the Catalans won 2-1. Similarly, Sundowns coach Pitso Mosimane is expected to name his strongest squad available for this clash with stars like Ugandan keeper Denis Onyango and star striker Khama Billiat lining up. Read More »

Statoil Removes "Oil" From its Name

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The last day of trading on the Oslo Børs under the ticker "STL" was to be May 15. Statoil shares are trading higher Tuesday as the Norwegian energy company prepares to change its 50-year old name. The new name will also be reflected in the Norwegian company's American Deposit Rights (ADRs), which are traded on the NY bourse, as of May 17, at the earliest. Read More »

MPs slam Carillion bosses for 'recklessness and greed'

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The joint report by the Commons Work and Pensions and the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) committees says the firm's collapse, one of the biggest in the United Kingdom in recent times, exposed "systemic flaws" in corporate Britain and its "toothless" and "feeble" regulators. Read More »

Pope Francis 'very worried' over Mideast 'spiral of violence'

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Israel has come under mounting global pressure after its forces opened fire on the Gaza border on Monday, killing 60 protesters who had massed alongside the fence to protest as the USA moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. He also led Catholics in praying a Hail Mary to ask for the intercession of Mary, Queen of Peace. Pope Francis finished his catechesis on baptism with an especially energetic audience. Read More »

"Jai Hind" replaces "Yes, ma'am" or "Yes, Sir" in MP

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The Madhya Pradesh School Education Minister, Vijay Shah, believes that this measure will "foster patriotism" in students and has directed all 1.22 lakh government schools in the state to strictly follow this order. There is no need to make it compulsory, the government should first think about the quality of education, lack of teachers in Government schools. The state government is also planning to mandatorily introduce a tie and a belt as part of the school uniform. Read More »

Mumbai Indians host floundering Kings XI Punjab as playoffs race heats up

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With this win, RCB stay alive in the competition as they give themselves an outside chance of qualifying for the Play offs. In the 50th match of the Indian Premier League ( IPL ), desperate Mumbai Indians squad under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma will face inconsistent Kings XI Punjab at the Wankhede Stadium Mumbai in the must-win clash on Wednesday. Read More »

Fuel prices hike: Rahul Gandhi accuses Narendra Modi of fooling people

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In another tweet, Mr. Chidambaram also asked the Chief Ministers to oppose the terms of reference (ToR) of the 15th Finance Commission, and agreed with Kerala Finance Minister T.M. On May 14, petrol retailed at Rs. 74.8 per litre in Delhi, Rs. 77.5 per litre in Kolkata, Rs.82.65 per litre in Mumbai and Rs. 77.61 per litre in Chennai. Read More »

Iranian Foreign Minister visits Russia, China to save nuclear deal

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And there is reason to worry. The Obama administration, when the JCPOA was negotiated, argued that eliminating Iran's civil nuclear research and its missile program were unrealistic concessions that the Iranian regime would not accept-and that was when the United States had the cooperation of its negotiating partners and an worldwide sanctions campaign on its side. Read More »

Gaza hospitals struggle to cope with numbers of wounded protesters

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At least 61 people were killed on Monday and more than 2,400 injured after Israeli forces gunned down Palestinians protesting against the United States embassy move to Jerusalem. Israeli troops used tear gas and live fire against protesters, as they approached the border fence, wounding nearly 3,000 and sparking condemnation from the United Nations (UN). Read More »

Trump on Paris attack

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Azimov became a French citizen in 2010 after his mother was naturalized, government spokesman Benjamin Griveaux told French television. He said: "Even though smaller-scale terrorist attacks are becoming more and more common, larger-scale attacks like the one against the Bataclan could happen again". Read More »

Assange Hacked Ecuador Embassy Comms System, Set Up Own Internet

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Mr Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been at the embassy since June 2012 to avoid sexual offences charges and potential extradition to the United States following leaks by the website about U.S. The operation had the support of then Ecuadoran president Rafael Correa, the paper reported, adding that it has since been wound down under the country's new leader Lenin Moreno who took power a year ago. Read More »

Analysts' Recommendations in Limelight: Halcon Resources (HK)

Poplar Forest Capital Llc who had been investing in Antero Res Corp for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.97B market cap company. Antero Resources Corporation has 3 buy ratings, 14 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -16.53% from its high of $22.68 to a $6.16 billion market value through last close. Read More »

Girl, 11, killed when tree falls on vehicle in Newburgh

Luke's hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police said the girl and her mother had just arrived home and were unloading the vehicle when the tree fell. States of emergencies were declared in Putnam, Dutchess, Orange and Sullivan counties, which were hit by strong winds and marble-sized hail. The storm pounded New York, New Jersey and CT, snarling commutes and toppling trees. Read More »

'Bhavesh Joshi Superhero' to release on June 1

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Presented by Eros International & Phantom, Bhavesh Joshi Superhero is directed by Vikramaditya Motwane starring Harshvardhan Kapoor and is slated to release on May 25, 2018. Veere Di Wedding , meanwhile, had announced its release date past year itself. The movie traces the journey of a young man's personal crusade against the system and his quest for revenge leading to the emergence of a common man's superhero in the form of " Bhavesh Joshi Superhero ". Read More »

Meghan Markle's dad's role in wedding in question after paparazzi scandal

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Thomas Markle and Ragland divorced when their daughter was 6-years-old, but they both played an active role raising her. "Of course I'd walk her down the aisle ". A screenshot of a Daily Mail posting about Thomas Markle on Facebook . Thomas Markle has been caught up in controversy after he allegedly staged paparazzi photographs of himself in the run-up to the ceremony being held at Windsor Castle this Saturday . Read More »

Couples who divorce to share what they accrued together

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The justice stated it would be unfair for a person to enter into a marriage with an empty hand, contribute nothing and then walk out of the marriage with half of the family's wealth. Fida was concerned that women were disadvantaged by the law as, since a lot of them are housewives, their contribution to the acquisition of property can not be monetised. Read More »

Saudi Arabia announces Thursday start for Ramadan

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It is compulsory for all Muslims to fast except those who are exempted: children, the elderly, the sick, women who are pregnant, nursing or menstruating, and people travelling. Often, restaurants shutter their doors during the day. Increasingly common are Ramadan tents in five-star hotels that offer lavish and pricey meals from sunset to sunrise. Read More »

The situation: Israel expels Turkish Ambassador

In this meeting, Islamabad and Ankara will urge all Islamic countries to strongly condemn the killings of Palestinians by Israeli forces and decide some strategy to find a peaceful way to resolve conflict between Israel and Palestine. Israel expelled the Turkish consul-general in Jerusalem, and Erdogan exchanged heated words on Twitter with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. After the expulsion from Turkey of the Israeli Ambassador Eitan Nahe the Israeli foreign Ministry summoned a Turkish ... Read More »

'Click It or Ticket' seat-belt enforcement campaign underway

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Law enforcement will be cracking down on Click It or Ticket violators around the clock. "I am frequently asked why we warn everyone in advance - the bottom line is not issuing citations, but saving lives", Sgt. During the 2017 " Click it or Ticket " campaign, 350 New Jersey police agencies participated in the two-week initiative. According to the latest statistics, about 9 in 10 motorists consistently wear a seat belt , which law enforcers say makes a big difference when they respond to ... Read More »

Bharat Ane Nenu beats Baahubali 2, sets all time record

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Bahubali 2, starring Prabhas held this record a year ago with the entire collection of 1.65 crores in Chennai. It has Mahesh Babu playing the role of a Chief Minister. The film was released there in Telugu version too, but the makers thought that it has to reach a wider audience. And now, the Mahesh Babu starrer has shattered the record set by none other than all-India blockbuster Baahubali 2 at the Chennai Box Office. Read More »