Twins joined at the head, separated in India

Twins joined at the head, separated in India

Surgeons in the Indian capital, Delhi, have separated twin boys who were conjoined at the tops of their heads. Two-year-old Jaga and Kalia underwent 16 hours of surgery, and are now in the intensive care unit, doctors said. A team of 30 doctors carried out the surgery – the first...

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Uncertainty has wiped $18.5b off Pakistan’s stock market

Uncertainty has wiped $18.5b off Pakistan’s stock market

KARACHI: Not too long ago, the government sold a 40% stake in the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) to the Chinese at Rs28 per share. Since then, as of Thursday, the Chinese consortium had seen its investment shed close to 30% of the total value of $86 million. Additionally, close to $18.5...

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WhatsApp turns on unsend feature to let you delete embarrassing messages

WhatsApp turns on unsend feature to let you delete embarrassing messages

Following months of preparation, WhatsApp has finally added the ability to delete those embarrassing messages you sent by mistake before your contact has had a chance to read them. The best part is that the feature will be available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone users. The annoying thing is...

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Blast on a train in Quetta – Atleast six injured

Blast on a train in Quetta – Atleast six injured

QUETTA: At least six people were wounded on Friday when a bomb went off along railway tracks in Quetta, halting train service in the region, security and railways officials said. Bolan Express was travelling to Lahore when a blast on the main railway track damaged one of the bogies. “One train...

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Two white men jailed for forcing black man into coffin in South Africa

Two white men jailed for forcing black man into coffin in South Africa

A South African judge on Friday handed down jail terms of 19 and 16 years to two white farmers who filmed themselves forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to burn him alive. Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Martins Jackson, who both shifted nervously in the dock, laid their...

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Sending Friend Request is NOT EQUAL to Rape!

Sending Friend Request is NOT EQUAL to Rape!

Let me start by saying one thing straight:  SENDING A FACEBOOK FRIEND REQUEST IS NOT EQUIVALENT TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT OR RAPE! In last few weeks, specifically after Harvey Weinstein case from Hollywood, women all across the globe have been using the platform of social media to share their horrific stories...

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Sumbul Iqbal’s next TV drama will show us the bad side of a college romance

Sumbul Iqbal’s next TV drama will show us the bad side of a college romance

Can the souring of a college romance really ruin a life? That’s what Sumbul Iqbal’s next TV drama Aik Thi Rania has in store for us. Starring as the titular Rania, Sumbul says that, on the whole, “Aik Thi Raniais a cute, simple love story” and that “after a long time, people...

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Another renowed restaurant caught red handed selling stale meat in unhygienic condition

Another renowed restaurant caught red handed selling stale meat in unhygienic condition

Let’s accept it, the people of Pakistan, as much as they love desi food, are crazy for fast food as well. Over the last few decades, Pakistan has become home to different multinational food franchises who’ve opened up restaurants in all the major cities of the country. Hands down, the...

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GHQ relocation plans from Rawalpindi to Islamabad

GHQ relocation plans from Rawalpindi to Islamabad

The government has revived its plan to relocate the military headquarters, known as General Headquarters (GHQ), from Rawalpindi to Islamabad, according to Defence Secretary Lt Gen (retd) Zamirul Hassan. Briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Defence on Thursday, he said that 2,450 acres of land has been allocated for building...

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Following a deadly ambush in 2009, Sri Lanka becomes the first major cricket team to visit Pakistan

Following a deadly ambush in 2009, Sri Lanka becomes the first major cricket team to visit Pakistan

LAHORE: Tens of thousands of security will be deployed in Lahore on Sunday when Sri Lanka become the first major cricket team to visit Pakistan since they were targeted in a deadly ambush in 2009 — with attack survivors among those returning to the scene. Several Sri Lankan players and...

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Knife-Attack on journalist Ahmed Noorani in Islamabad

Knife-Attack on journalist Ahmed Noorani in Islamabad

The News reporter Ahmed Noorani was assaulted by unidentified assailants in Islamabad’s Zero Point area on Friday morning, police said. The attackers assaulted Noorani and his driver with knives near Urdu University. Both the injured were taken to Poly Clinic for treatment, police said, and are said to be in a...

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Mourning and Celebrations: Two sides of one coin as Jammu & Kashmir observes Accession Day (Rava Special Report)

Mourning and Celebrations: Two sides of one coin as Jammu & Kashmir observes Accession Day (Rava Special Report)

“Otherwise Kashmiris would have no option except waging an armed struggle for the liberation of their motherland from the clutches the Dogras,” the resolution declared. -APP Accession Day is a holiday in India’s northernmost state, Jammu and Kashmir, commemorating 26 October 1947, when Maharaja Hari Singh signed of the Instrument...

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Pakistan’s efforts in counter terrorism should be recognised by international community: China

Pakistan’s efforts in counter terrorism should be recognised by international community: China

China has asked the international community to recognise Pakistan’s efforts in counter-terrorism, amid rising pressure on Islamabad to take action against terror groups, Economic Times reported. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made remarks in New Delhi earlier this week that “terror safe havens” in Pakistan will not be tolerated, reacting to this...

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NA-4 seats retained by PTI from Peshawar

NA-4 seats retained by PTI from Peshawar

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Thursday succeeded in retaining its National Assembly seat from Peshawar, leading all its opponents by a clear margin. PTI candidate Arbab Amir Ayub bagged 45,734 votes, Awami National Party’s Khusdil Khan 24,874 votes which was followed by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s Nasir Khan Musazai with 24,790...

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The role of PAF in fight against terrorism is exceptional: Gen Bajwa

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited PAF Base Mushaf, Sargodha on Thursday to attend the ongoing multi-national exercise ACES 2017 at the Airpower Centre of Excellence (ACE), the military’s media wing reported. Contingents from Royal Saudi Airforce and Turkish Airforce are participating in the exercise while eight...

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