The Mirza couple cherishing the arrival of baby ‘Mirza Malik’

The Mirza couple cherishing the arrival of baby ‘Mirza Malik’

Shoaib Malik and Sania Mirza are both geared up to welcome baby ‘Mirza Malik’ very soon! The Tennis ace made the pregnancy announcement by taking it to Twitter account in classic sports-style using hashtag #MirzaMalik. Earlier, Mirza shared that both parents-to-be have already decided that the child with have both...

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Careem warns users about hacked data

Careem warns users about hacked data

On Monday, ride-hailing service Careem  warned users that their personal data had been compromised in a massive cyber-security breach. The company stated that sensitive information like customers’ names, email addresses, phone numbers and trip history data had been stolen by hackers. However, “there is no evidence that your password or credit card...

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5 things about the private life of the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, that maybe you did not know

5 things about the private life of the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, that maybe you did not know

His face appears almost daily in the media around the world, but what is really known about Kim Jong-un? Despite its political importance at present, the young North Korean leader remains a great unknown. You do not even know exactly the date of his birthday , but the stories of his schoolmates in...

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Do all bank cards deserve a slot in your wallet? Pay wise!

Do all bank cards deserve a slot in your wallet? Pay wise!

Conventional wisdom about credit cards is often black and white, from whether you should use cards at all to which types deserve a slot in your wallet. But personal finance is just that ‘personal’, experts say. “Financial advice is best when it is not one-size-fits-all,” said Bruce McClary, spokesman for...

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Digitization likely to transform the banking sector

Digitization likely to transform the banking sector

KARACHI: Citibank N.A., Pakistan (Citi) and the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) hosted a session on digitization, transformation and market disruptors which is bringing in evolution; taking place in the banking industry on a global scale. The event, held at the SBP, was chaired by Syed Irfan Ali, Executive Director,...

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3 rules that will help you make better decisions in your work (and how to avoid the pitfalls of your mind), according to the Harvard Business Review

3 rules that will help you make better decisions in your work (and how to avoid the pitfalls of your mind), according to the Harvard Business Review

These rules are a practical synthesis of three steps that can help you make better decisions. They gather the findings of several studies done by some of the most respected researchers in the field, including Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman. According to Walter Frick, senior editor of the Harvard Business Review , if you...

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Miftah rules out any possibility of further depreciation of Pakistani rupee against the US dollar, growth to reach 6.2%

Miftah rules out any possibility of further depreciation of Pakistani rupee against the US dollar, growth to reach 6.2%

WASHINGTON: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Miftah Ismail said the growth rate remained at 5.8% during the current year and is expected to touch 6.2% next year. In an interview with a US TV channel in Washington, Miftah expressed optimism that efforts will be made to take the...

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Rafael Nadal wins straight set of victory over Kei for the 11th Monte Carlo title

Rafael Nadal wins straight set of victory over Kei for the 11th Monte Carlo title

Rafael Nadal romped to a record 11th Monte Carlo Masters title by brushing aside Kei Nishikori in Sunday’s final to retain the world number one ranking. The 31-year-old saw off Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 to become the first man to win a tournament 11 times in the Open era with his...

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The tragic death of Avicii, the DJ superstar behind some of the most successful songs of the decade

The tragic death of Avicii, the DJ superstar behind some of the most successful songs of the decade

The death of Swedish DJ Avicii has left his followers and colleagues in the industry in deep shock. His supreme talent for creating pop-house tunes made him one of the main producers of that genre. He was 28 years old and had already managed to cram concerts in different parts of the planet , working...

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Gas supply to K-Electric will resume from today, assures PM

Gas supply to K-Electric will resume from today, assures PM

KARACHI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said on Monday that supply of gas to K-Electric (KE) will resume from today.  The decision followed a special meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy which the premier chaired today to resolve the ongoing power crisis in Karachi. Addressing the media after the...

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Indian man tweets he cancelled cab ride because driver was Muslim

Indian man tweets he cancelled cab ride because driver was Muslim

MUMBAI: An Indian man, proudly posted on twitter saying that he cancelled an Ola cab’s ride because the driver happened to be a Muslim. As per details Abhishek Mishra, a Hindu extremist tweeted that he cancelled the cab because he did not want to give money to “Jihadi People”. He...

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Kate Middleton in early stages of labor with third child

Kate Middleton in early stages of labor with third child

LONDON: Kate Middleton, the wife of Prince William, was admitted to hospital on Monday to give birth to the couple’s third child and the latest member of Britain’s royal family. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, as the couple are officially known, drove from their home Kensington Palace in central...

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PCB announces Pakistan Cup one-day tournament on 25th April in Faisalabad

PCB announces Pakistan Cup one-day tournament on 25th April in Faisalabad

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced Pakistan Cup one-day tournament from 25th April 2018 in Faisalabad. Five teams will feature in the tournament: Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, and Federal Areas. The day-night 50-over matches will be held at Iqbal Stadium. The opening match of the tournament between...

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Formula milk producers left in conundrum

Formula milk producers left in conundrum

LAHORE: Contrary regulations of two government agencies about infant milk powder have created great confusion among industry stakeholders and general consumers, The Express Tribune learnt on Sunday. According to Punjab Food Authority’s (PFA) Marketing of Infant Milk Formula Regulation 2017, the authority has barred all manufacturers, importers and marketers to mention...

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Naqeebullah murder: Police declare Rao Anwar as principal accused

Naqeebullah murder: Police declare Rao Anwar as principal accused

ISLAMABAD: Sindh Police have declared former SSP Rao Anwar as the main culprit in the famous Naqeebullah fake encounter case. A supplementary charge-sheet has been submitted by District Central SSP Dr Rizwan Ahmad Khan on the basis of Joint Investigation Team (JIT)’s report, constituted by the apex court last month to...

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The technologies that are creating the most multilingual generation in history

The technologies that are creating the most multilingual generation in history

Hillary Yip is a 13-year-old student from Hong Kong but her age does not prevent her from being a successful application developer and executive director. Its application, Minor Mynas, is designed to connect children around the world with a specific purpose: to learn the mother tongue of others. Yip embodies the...

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At least 48 people die from suicide attack in Afghanistan

At least 48 people die from suicide attack in Afghanistan

A suicide attack with explosives caused the death of at least 48 people this Sunday at an electoral registration center in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. According to the authorities, most of the fatalities are women and children who were lining up to enter the state building. The self-styled Islamic State...

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Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio

Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio

Since January, more than 200 cases of polio have been reported in Pakistan. It is the highest level of infections in about 15 years, but despite this, not all parents want to vaccinate their children to protect them from the disease. Abrar Khan, 26, takes to the streets in Baldia,...

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The aftermath of one of the biggest public health scandals of the 20th century

The aftermath of one of the biggest public health scandals of the 20th century

A conspiracy theory against vaccination endorsed by 13 experts and published in a prestigious journal was enough to generate a crisis of confidence in the scientific community that still exists today. In February 1998, the British physician Andrew Wakefield linked the vaccine known as MMR – for the acronym in English for measles, mumps...

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Is it possible to recover a human heart after death?

Is it possible to recover a human heart after death?

Surgeons often say that when someone suffers a heart attack time is vital. This organ depends on a continuous supply of oxygen from the coronary arteries. If these are blocked and the supply is interrupted, the heart muscle cells begin to be destroyed in a few minutes. In many cases, unless surgeons...

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An epidemic caused by a bacteria that devours the skin intrigues doctors in Australia

An epidemic caused by a bacteria that devours the skin intrigues doctors in Australia

Doctors in Australia asked the authorities of that country to urgently investigate why an ulcer caused by a bacteria that destroys the skin has become epidemic in the state of Victoria. The cases of Buruli ulcer, a dermatological disease most commonly found in Africa, have increased by 400% in the last...

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London: Uber CEO in talks with transport commissioner for the renewal of company’s license

London: Uber CEO in talks with transport commissioner for the renewal of company’s license

LONDON: London’s Transport Commissioner Mike Brown met Uber boss Dara Khosrowshahi in January, a freedom of information request revealed, as the Silicon Valley app fights to keep its cars on the streets of its most important European market. Uber is combating a decision by the city’s transport regulator last September...

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A semi-nude armed gunman kills a group of four at a 24-hour open restaurant

A semi-nude armed gunman kills a group of four at a 24-hour open restaurant

WASHINGTON: A semi-nude gunman gunned down four people and injured at least two more in the early hours of Sunday at a restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, police stated. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department claimed in a statement that the shooting occurred at a Waffle House restaurant in...

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Kabul: Taliban attacks are ever-increasing, 6 local policemen killed at checkpoint

Kabul: Taliban attacks are ever-increasing, 6 local policemen killed at checkpoint

KABUL: An Afghan official reportedly said that at least six local police were killed when a group of Taliban fighters attacked and overran their checkpoint in northern Sari Pul province. Zabi Amani, spokesman for the provincial governor, said on Saturday two other policemen were wounded during Friday’s late-night attack. Amani...

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Government school teacher arrested for torturing a minor and his savior publicly, Faisalabad

Government school teacher arrested for torturing a minor and his savior publicly, Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: A teacher of Government Boys Primary School, Chak 34-JB, was taken into custody for torturing a seven-year-old child publicly and hitting a man with a hammer who tried to save the victim. The Sandal Bar police took the suspect, identified as Zeeshan, into custody and sent the child, Shahzeb,...

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AKU-EB partners with Baluchistan’s government and UNICEF

AKU-EB partners with Baluchistan’s government and UNICEF

QUETTA: The Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) has signed an agreement with the government of Baluchistan and United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) as part of the larger Baluchistan Basic Education Programme funded by the European Union (EU). Under the agreement which was signed last week, the AKU-EB will...

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CPEC objectives to be unleashed in a 2-day scheduled event, Karachi

CPEC objectives to be unleashed in a 2-day scheduled event, Karachi

KARACHI: The Dawn Media Group, in collaboration with the Ministry of Planning and Development, is likely to host The CPEC Summit at Karachi’s Bagh-i-Jinnah on Monday and Tuesday as dated April 23 & 24. It’s one of the grand events to be held in the country on the China-Pakistan Economic...

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