Apparently the world was ending in September

Apparently the world was ending in September

So the people were asked not to make plans for October as according to the latest conspiracy theory, the world was going to end. Astronomer and conspiracy theorist David Meade believed the end of human existence will be upon us last month, after two huge events in the cosmos collide. First...

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US drone targets al-Shabab after Somalia’s ‘deadliest attack’

US drone targets al-Shabab after Somalia’s ‘deadliest attack’

WASHINGTON: The US military said on Friday it carried out a drone strike this week against al-Shabab in Somalia, shortly after the extremist group was blamed for the country’s deadliest attack. The strike occurred on Monday about 35 miles southwest of the capital, Mogadishu, the US Africa Command told The Associated...

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Study: pollution is more lethal than war

Study: pollution is more lethal than war

A study by The Lancet reports that the consequences of pollution cause one in six deaths worldwide – more than AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Around the world, plastic microparticles not only pollute the oceans, but also the water we drink. Where do they come from and what are the health...

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12 ‘suspected’ militants killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan

12 ‘suspected’ militants killed in an airstrike in Afghanistan

PESHAWAR: At least 12 suspected militants have been reported killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan’s Paktia province on Friday. As per media reports, a suspected United States (US) drone fired six missiles, killing 12 ‘militants’ and injuring several others. This is the third drone strike in Paktia this week....

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Iran ends medical certificate condition for visa seeking Pakistanis

Iran ends medical certificate condition for visa seeking Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Iran has ended medical certificate condition for Pakistanis seeking Iranian visa. According to a statement issued by Iran embassy, the decision has been taken while keeping in view the brotherly relations between both the countries and easing travelling for Pakistani citizens. Following the development, Pakistanis can now apply for...

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Sri Lanka bat, Samarawickrama and Usman Khan debut

Sri Lanka bat, Samarawickrama and Usman Khan debut

Sri Lanka have won the toss and chosen to bat first in the fourth ODI against Pakistan in Sharjah. With the series already gone, Sri Lanka have made three changes in a bid to end their ODI losing streak. Sadeera Samarawickramamakes his ODI debut, replacing Chamara Kapugedera, while Seekkuge Prasanna replaces...

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Pakistan Army wins gold in UK’s Exercise Cambrian Patrol

Pakistan Army wins gold in UK’s Exercise Cambrian Patrol

A team of Pakistan Army has won a gold medal in Exercise Cambrian Patrol held in the United Kingdom, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Friday. A total of 131 teams from across the world armies participated in the event known as “one of the toughest patrolling test for...

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Thief in a suitcase robs bus luggage in Paris

Thief in a suitcase robs bus luggage in Paris

PARIS: It was a mystery that had police puzzled for a while: a rash of thefts reported by passengers who had taken the 75-minute bus trip between Paris and Beauvais airport. An eagle-eyed driver has been credited with helping crack the case last week after he spotted a suspicious suitcase...

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Nawaz Sharif to arrive in Lahore on October 24

Nawaz Sharif to arrive in Lahore on October 24

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif will arrive in Lahore on October 24 after his previous flight schedule was changed, sources said on Friday. Nawaz who was earlier expected to arrive at the Allama Iqbal International Airport on October 22 will now travel through Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-758 and...

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Quebec bans Muslim women from wearing face veils on public transport

Quebec bans Muslim women from wearing face veils on public transport

Canadian province votes in favour of prohibition against niqabs, burqas and hijabs. Quebec will ban face coverings for people giving or receiving provincial government services under a law passed on Wednesday that rights groups have criticised as marginalising Muslim women in the mainly French-speaking Canadian province.   While the law,...

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Low iPhone 8 demand causes Apple shares to fall

Low iPhone 8 demand causes Apple shares to fall

Apple’s shares fell nearly 3 per cent on Thursday on signs of weak demand for the iPhone 8 that caused analysts and investors to question the company’s staggered release strategy for its latest phones. Wireless carriers in the United States and Canada have reported slow third-quarter customer upgrades. While some...

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Trump attacks driven by jealousy: Pakistani NFL owner

Trump attacks driven by jealousy: Pakistani NFL owner

NEW YORK: Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shahid Khan says US President Donald Trump is “jealous” of the NFL and trying to soil its image in “personal” attacks in an interview with USA Today published Thursday. The 67-year-old Pakistani-born American billionaire, who also owns English football club Fulham, spoke at NFL owners...

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10 Steps to Conquer your Desi Wedding

10 Steps to Conquer your Desi Wedding

As the shadi season is fast approaching and the shopping spree is at its full swing, we would like to share a list of 10 important steps to get you out of a stress-filled, nail-biting, hair-pulling last week chaos before the wedding. Following our 10 steps below and enjoy your...

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The new WhatsApp feature that lets your contacts know where you are in real time

The new WhatsApp feature that lets your contacts know where you are in real time

You’re waiting for someone who keeps saying “I’m almost there”. But of course, after half an hour you have serious doubts that it is true. That person can already show us that he is really getting closer to where we are, thanks to the new WhatsApp feature that lets you see,...

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Are you protected during your online banking operations?

Are you protected during your online banking operations?

In the middle of 2017 few users do not use, even occasionally, some online banking service: check your account balance, make transactions and even download receipts and notifications from your bank. Banking companies are making great efforts to digitalize banking management with their customers in a secure way, so that you...

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Mawra Hocane will star in Jawani Phir Nahi Aani 2

Mawra Hocane will star in Jawani Phir Nahi Aani 2

KARACHI: Mawra Hocane is on a roll!   The Sammi starlet is all set to join the cast of the sequel of Humayun Saeed starrer Jawani Phir Nahi Aani.   The movie also stars Fahad Mustafa in a titular role. Previously, talking to Fifi Haroon, Saeed revealed that the shooting...

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“If we continue playing this way we will rise in the standings”

“If we continue playing this way we will rise in the standings”

The captain, who said that the competition is very high in his position, acknowledged that the costumes are highly motivated in the face of the Copa del Rey avi López said Wednesday that if the team continues to play as it is doing at the moment they will rise in the...

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Air pollution in the world increases by 8% in five years

Air pollution in the world increases by 8% in five years

Air pollution kills seven million people each year, but two UN reports report that it continues to increase because of the passivity of most countries.   According to the new WHO report (World Health Organization), toxic gas emissions in the world’s cities have increased again by 8% in just five years (from...

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Australian lawmakers under big threat for miscalculations by North Korea

Australian lawmakers under big threat for miscalculations by North Korea

SYDNEY: North Korea has sent a letter to Australia’s parliament, warning it is a nuclear power and will not be cowed by US President Donald Trump’s threats to destroy it, according to a copy of the letter published in an Australian newspaper on Friday. “If Trump thinks that he would bring...

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Pakistan, US agree to build on improvement in ties

Pakistan, US agree to build on improvement in ties

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON: Pakistan and the United States agreed on Wednesday to keep up the momentum of improvement in bilateral relations through high-level engagements and stronger counterterrorism cooperation.   “The two leaders agreed to maintain high-level engagements to strengthen cooperation in areas of mutual interest,” the Prime Minister Office said in a...

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SC tells Tareen counsel he’s failed to plead on merit

SC tells Tareen counsel he’s failed to plead on merit

ISLAMABAD –  The Supreme Court on Wednesday noted that Jehangir Tareen’s counsel does not have anything to plead on merit except raising technical issues regarding insider-trading. A three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, heard PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi’s petition against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf General Secretary Jehangir Tareen. Abbasi...

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‘Keep an eye’ on Pakistan: US seeks India’s Help

‘Keep an eye’ on Pakistan: US seeks India’s Help

WASHINGTON: US Am­bassador to the UN Nikki Haley has said that India can help the United States in keeping an eye on Pakistan, as Washington cannot tolerate any government that shelters terrorists. In her address to the US-India Friendship Council in Washington on Tuesday, Ambassador Haley, an American politician of...

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After Khorasani’s death, Jamaatul Ahrar is all but dead

After Khorasani’s death, Jamaatul Ahrar is all but dead

SHABQADAR:  It’s official. Abdul Wali Raghib, commonly known by his alias Umar Khalid Khorasani, is dead. With Khorasani’s death, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Jammat-ul-Ahrar (JuA), the most dreaded of all Taliban factions, has suffered a death blow. Khorasani, who was in his 40s, suffered fatal injuries in a US drone strike in...

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47 Injured in Balochistan from a grenade attack

47 Injured in Balochistan from a grenade attack

MASTUNG – At least 47 people sustained injuries in two hand grenade attacks – one in Balochistan’s northwest district of Mastung and the other in port city of Gwadar – on Thursday. According to police, a hand grenade exploded with a powerful bang near Sultan Shaheed Chowk in Mastung, injuring...

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