What is the Polar Silk Road, China’s controversial plan to explore the Arctic and facilitate trade between America, Asia and Europe

What is the Polar Silk Road, China’s controversial plan to explore the Arctic and facilitate trade between America, Asia and Europe

As in the times of Marco Polo, but now towards the Arctic. The Chinese government announced on Friday its plan to create a “Polar Silk Road”, an ambitious plan that seeks to establish a maritime trade route through the seas around the North Pole. The project, part of the Silk...

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13 Year Old Girl Raped and Murdered by Her Brother in Quetta

13 Year Old Girl Raped and Murdered by Her Brother in Quetta

A 13-year-old girl, who was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her house in Quetta’s Killi Ismail area on Sunday, was murdered by her own brother, police said on Monday. The victim’s sibling had claimed on Sunday that he had left the house for about 30 minutes and upon return, he found...

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At least 5 soldiers killed in attack near Kabul military academy

At least 5 soldiers killed in attack near Kabul military academy

Gunmen launched a pre-dawn raid on a military compound in Kabul on Monday, officials said, killing at least five soldiers and wounding 10, officials said. The assault, which began at 5am and continued till long after day-break with security forces battling the insurgents, was the latest in a wave of...

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The drama in the operating room during a revolutionary transplant that promises to save thousands of lives

The drama in the operating room during a revolutionary transplant that promises to save thousands of lives

A donated liver is being transferred from London to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, in the north of England. It was against the clock. Time is critical “The liver is being deprived of oxygen, with every minute that passes, more liver cells are dying and the risks of that liver not...

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How the algorithm that predicts death works

How the algorithm that predicts death works

Imagine if you could know that you are going to suffer a heart attack hours before it happens. This – which sounds like science fiction – today is already possible. At least for some patients who are interned in hospitals in the United States. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has...

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“The days of Facebook and Google are numbered”: the harsh criticism of the billionaire George Soros against the technological giants

“The days of Facebook and Google are numbered”: the harsh criticism of the billionaire George Soros against the technological giants

The days of Facebook and Google are numbered. At least that’s what the billionaire of Hungarian origin George Soros believes, who foresaw the fall of the pound in 1992 and earned the nickname of “the man who caused the bankruptcy of the Bank of England.” During a dinner with journalists...

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Sindh IGP seeks intelligence agencies’ help to nab Rao Anwar

Sindh IGP seeks intelligence agencies’ help to nab Rao Anwar

Sindh’s top police officer has sought assistance from intelligence agencies to arrest former SSP Malir Rao Anwar in connection with his alleged involvement in the extrajudicial killing of Naqeebullah Mehsud, Express News reported. Sources said IG Sindh AD Khowaja has written a letter to intelligence agencies, seeking their assistance in finding and arresting...

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SC summons Nawaz Sharif, Jahangir Tareen in disqualification limit case

SC summons Nawaz Sharif, Jahangir Tareen in disqualification limit case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has issued notices to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen to appear before the court in a matter related to the determination of time-period of disqualification under Article 62(1)(f) of the Constitution. A five-judge larger bench of the apex court, headed...

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Four milk brands sold in Sindh declared ‘unsafe for human consumption’ by SC

Four milk brands sold in Sindh declared ‘unsafe for human consumption’ by SC

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Saturday banned packaged milk sold under four brands until further notice. Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar headed the three-judge bench that made the decision while hearing a case regarding the use of illegal chemical injections on farm cows. Sindh’s authorities have subsequently been told...

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The Price of Saying No: Medical student in Kohat shot dead after rejecting marriage proposal

The Price of Saying No: Medical student in Kohat shot dead after rejecting marriage proposal

KOHAT: A man shot dead a medical college student in cold blood after she rejected his marriage proposal, Kohat police said on Sunday.   Aasma Rani, a third-year MBBS student at Abbottabad Medical college, was in her hometown Kohat on vacation when Mujahidullah Afreedi opened fire on her, SHO KDA...

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