Founder of Pakistan Parkinson Society, Haroon Basheer, laid to rest in Karachi

Founder of Pakistan Parkinson Society, Haroon Basheer, laid to rest in Karachi

Pakistan Parkinson’s Society (PPS)’s founder and Chairman, Mr. Haroon Basheer, passed away in Karachi yesterday. Mr. Basheer was marketing and banking professional with over three decades of experience and held senior management and CEO positions in institutions like American Express TRS, Citibank CSG. Mr. Basheer established PPS to achieve public...

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Trump apologised for retweeting anti-Muslim videos for the first time

Trump apologised for retweeting anti-Muslim videos for the first time

LONDON: US President Donald Trump has apologised for the first time for retweeting a British far-right group’s videos apparently showing Islamist violence, in an ITV interview aired in Britain on Friday. “If you’re telling me they’re horrible racist people, I would certainly apologise if you’d like me to do that,” he told Good...

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Zainab’s father claims credit for arrest of ‘serial killer’

Zainab’s father claims credit for arrest of ‘serial killer’

KASUR: The father of eight-year-old Zainab who was murdered after rape has claimed that actually he and his relatives had nabbed the suspected serial killer and handed him over to police, while investigators had failed to trace Imran. Muhammad Amin made the claim at a press conference on Thursday in Road Kot locality, flanked...

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SC takes suo motu notice of 4-year-old’s rape and murder in Mardan

SC takes suo motu notice of 4-year-old’s rape and murder in Mardan

The Supreme Court on Friday took suo motu notice of the rape and murder of a four-year-old girl found dead in a sugarcane field in Mardan on January 14. Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar asked the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inspector-General of Police to submit a report on the case within...

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Zainab case suspect’s DNA suggests Kasur police killed ‘innocent’ man in another child’s murder

Zainab case suspect’s DNA suggests Kasur police killed ‘innocent’ man in another child’s murder

Months before the rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab Amin sparked widespread outrage across the country, the sexual assault and murder of five-year-old Iman Fatima too had shaken the notorious Punjab town of Kasur. Kasur police had acted rather swiftly then, however, arresting a 21-year-old man named Mudassir barely hours after...

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How do you measure which is the best country in the world to live?

How do you measure which is the best country in the world to live?

For almost 100 years, two indicators have been used to measure the success of a country: the Gross Domestic Product or GDP, which refers to wealth, and the unemployment rate. But when it comes to understanding how good a country is for the quality of life of its inhabitants, these...

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Chinese investment in Cambodian province increases crime rate, says governor

Chinese investment in Cambodian province increases crime rate, says governor

PHNOM PENH: China’s growing presence and investment in a fast-developing Cambodian port and province have pushed up the crime rate and brought instability, its governor said in a letter to the government. Anti-China comments are rare in a country that has welcomed Chinese investment with open arms. Prime Minister Hun...

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CJP takes notice of four-year-old’s rape, murder in Mardan

CJP takes notice of four-year-old’s rape, murder in Mardan

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, on Friday, took notice of rape and murder of a four-year-old Asma in Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa’s (K-P) Mardan area. CJP further ordered Inspector-General (IG) of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Salahuddin Mehsud to submit a report within 24 hours with details of the investigation. On January...

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“The world is running out of computational power”: what is Moore’s Law and why does the CEO of Microsoft worry?

“The world is running out of computational power”: what is Moore’s Law and why does the CEO of Microsoft worry?

“The world is running out of computational power.” Those were the words that Satya Nadella, the executive director of Microsoft, delivered on Tuesday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The engineer, who runs the company of Bill Gates since 2014, suspects that quantum computers – which are already...

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A fire in a hospital in South Korea leaves more than 40 dead

A fire in a hospital in South Korea leaves more than 40 dead

More than 40 people died in a fire that occurred around 7:30 am Friday (local time) in a Miryang hospital in southeastern South Korea. It is believed that the fire started in the emergency room of Sejong Hospital, which serves mainly the elderly, according to the South Korean news agency...

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