Two killed as police recovered a 5-year-old minor

Two killed as police recovered a 5-year-old minor

KARACHI: Police claimed on Tuesday to have recovered an abducted minor after an exchange of fire in Karachi which left two suspects dead. The five-year-old was on his way to school with his parents when he was abducted by two men in a vehicle as another two demanded ransom. One member...

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Hacks of a healthy lifestyle!

Hacks of a healthy lifestyle!

I made use of my sleepless nights to search the web for some of the best, proven ways to optimize my nightly routine. After trying tons out, here are 9 that worked the best for me: Stick to A Schedule: Your body is built on patterns of activity called a circadian rhythm. By establishing a schedule...

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Mirchon ka Saalan

Mirchon ka Saalan

Ingredients: 1/2 kg Large Green chilies 300 gm Yogurt 1 cup Onion paste 1/2 cup Tamarind paste 10-15 Curry leaves 1 tsp Poppy seeds 1 tsp Turmeric powder 1 tbsp Cumin powder 1 tbsp Sesame crushed 1 tbsp Coriander powder 1/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds 2 tbsp Ginger garlic paste 2...

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Italian-Pakistani woman killed by father, brother in a grueling case of ‘honor killing’

Italian-Pakistani woman killed by father, brother in a grueling case of ‘honor killing’

GUJRAT: The 26-year-old Italian-Pakistani woman, Sana Cheema, was killed by her father, brother, and uncle in a yet another grueling case of honour killing, the incident was reported on Tuesday morning. Police said that the Cheema family had termed her death as a mere ‘accident’ and buried the body in...

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Karachiites dilemma: K-Town might end up losing the famous Do-Darya food street this year

Karachiites dilemma: K-Town might end up losing the famous Do-Darya food street this year

KARACHI: The Do Darya food street is a must visit for everyone who visits the port city. For Karachi’s sophisticated upper class, it is at least a monthly ritual to munch on grilled steaks at one of the many restaurants overlooking the Arabia Sea against a backdrop of waves thrashing against...

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Trump puzzled over ‘threatening messages’, seeks assistance from FIA (Pakistan), investigations underway

Trump puzzled over ‘threatening messages’, seeks assistance from FIA (Pakistan), investigations underway

ISLAMABAD: The Unit­ed States has sought Islamabad’s help in tracing threats to US President Donald Trump originating from Pakistan, the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) informed the National Assembly Standing Commit­tee on Government Assura­nces on Monday, regretting that it was hard to track down people who posted blasphemous material on social...

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Toronto: At least 10 dead and 15 injured after a van ran over pedestrians on a busy street in the Canadian city

Toronto: At least 10 dead and 15 injured after a van ran over pedestrians on a busy street in the Canadian city

At least 10 people were killed and 15 injured Monday in a multiple hit in the city of Toronto, in Canada, police said. The incident occurred at around 1:30 p.m. (5:30 p.m.), a white van went up on the sidewalk at the intersection of Yonge Street and Finch Avenue. The...

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Porn Sites Responsible For Rising Rapes In India, Claims Madhya Pradesh Minister

Porn Sites Responsible For Rising Rapes In India, Claims Madhya Pradesh Minister

MP home minister Bhupendra Singh believes pornography is the “main cause” for rapes in the state and has written to the Centre on Monday to ban access to all porn sites. The BJP government in Madhya Pradesh has blocked 25 porn sites but that’s not enough and pornography should be...

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Leading Chinese firms criticized for gender discrimination adverts: ‘Men Only’ job culture

Leading Chinese firms criticized for gender discrimination adverts: ‘Men Only’ job culture

HONG KONG: On Monday, leading Chinese firms including e-commerce giant Alibaba were heavily criticized for gender discrimination in job adverts in a new report which said the landscape for the female workforce in China was gradually deteriorating. The report by campaign group Human Rights Watch, entitled “Only Men Need Apply:...

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Sanju teaser: Ranbir Kapoor impresses as Sanjay Dutt

Sanju teaser: Ranbir Kapoor impresses as Sanjay Dutt

After a long wait, the teaser of Sanjay Dutt’s biopic titled Sanju was released on Tuesday. Directed by Rajkumar Hirani, Sanju has Ranbir Kapoor playing the titular role and has an ensemble cast of Sonam Kapoor, Manisha Koirala, Paresh Rawal, Anushka Sharma, Dia Mirza and Vicky Kaushal. After watching the short teaser, one can...

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Gold prices remain depressed and dull in domestic and international bullion market

Gold prices remain depressed and dull in domestic and international bullion market

LONDON: Gold hit a two-week low on Monday, as investors piled into the dollar with US Treasury yields approaching 3% and geopolitical upheavals eased. The yield on 10-year US Treasuries hit its highest since January 2014, lifting the dollar index to a seven-week peak and making dollar-priced gold most costly...

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Cotton prices surge as spinners compete for quality bales

Cotton prices surge as spinners compete for quality bales

KARACHI: Cotton prices on Monday surged to a seasonal high as spinners chased quality lots that ran short of supply. A deal of 1,000 bales from Ghotki was done at the season’s highest rate of Rs8,200 per maund. As the current season is coming to an end, spinners are indulging...

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Travel Guide: Live the dream and reality of ‘cruising’

Travel Guide: Live the dream and reality of ‘cruising’

But, why Cruise? Vacations can be exhausting. Passports must be checked for validity. Flights need to be booked, and while you’re searching for the cheapest possible flights, you know the fares are only going to go up. And then there’s the airport. Checking in, hauling carryon and kids through security, removing shoes...

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Are you a nature-lover? Here’s to lure you with practical nature-porn

Are you a nature-lover? Here’s to lure you with practical nature-porn

Take a moment to close your eyes and consider the sights, sounds, and smells that you imagine when you think about being in nature. Perhaps you see a tiny trail meander through a dense forest or smell blossoming wildflowers as you summit a mountain peak. Maybe you feel the fresh...

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Time to transform the traditional way of watching TV with this tech-giant device

Time to transform the traditional way of watching TV with this tech-giant device

Big modern TVs are a good choice if you are looking for a home theatre, but they are not portable and can cost months of your salary for a good one. We’ve all got bills to pay and can’t really afford that! Having an expensive TV set only in one...

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Dharma’s next to star the two Bollywood hotties in 2018: Bebo and Sid

Dharma’s next to star the two Bollywood hotties in 2018: Bebo and Sid

Filmfare reports that the two stars will be starring in KJo’s upcoming film which is yet to be titled. Thats right! KJo and Kareena Kapoor are working together once again after 2012’s Ek Main Hu Aur Ek Tu. They created the iconic Pooja for K3G and now it’s about time for...

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7 Bollywood duos – Saving the best one for the last!

7 Bollywood duos – Saving the best one for the last!

Bollywood industry shares family ties not just in terms of lending support to one another but most of the stars are actually related to each other by bloodline. While Kangana Ranaut has spoken of nepotism in the industry multiple times, a lot of family connections have gone unnoticed. Here is...

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Hockey icon Mansoor Ahmed reached out to India for a heart transplant despite breaking his rivals “hearts on the field”

Hockey icon Mansoor Ahmed reached out to India for a heart transplant despite breaking his rivals “hearts on the field”

KARACHI: On Monday, Pakistan’s World Cup winning field hockey goalkeeper Mansoor Ahmed reached out to India for help in securing a heart transplant — despite years of breaking his rivals’ “hearts on the field”. The 49-year-old has been suffering for weeks from complications stemming from a pacemaker and stents implanted in...

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Kate-William give birth to the third royal child – It’s a boy!

Kate-William give birth to the third royal child – It’s a boy!

LONDON: On Monday, Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, gave birth to the third royal child of the family at a hospital in London “Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz . The Duke of...

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Supreme Court orders GEO admin to disburse accrued salaries at the earliest

Supreme Court orders GEO admin to disburse accrued salaries at the earliest

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court directed the administration of Geo TV on Monday to ensure that salaries that have not yet been paid to employees for the past three months were disbursed at the earliest. Mir Shakil-ur-Rahman, the editor-in-chief of Geo-Jang Group, appeared before a three-member bench, headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib...

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Pak-China Defence cooperation fosters a strategic balance in the region

Pak-China Defence cooperation fosters a strategic balance in the region

BEIJING: On Monday Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe met his Pakistani counterpart Khurram Dastgir Khan in Beijing, where the former said the Defence cooperation between China and Pakistan has helped foster a strategic balance in the region. “China and Pakistan Defence and military cooperation is the pillar of all-weather strategic,...

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Karachi: Suspect pleads guilty for being involved in Rabia’s rape-murder case

Karachi: Suspect pleads guilty for being involved in Rabia’s rape-murder case

KARACHI: On Monday, a suspect arrested for being involved in the rape and murder of minor Rabia pleaded guilty to the crime before a local court. The 6-year-old girl’s body was recovered from the bushes near Northern Bypass on Monday. A post-mortem report later confirmed she was sexually molested before...

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A Sikh pilgrim gone missing traced at Facebook friend’s residence in Pakistan, to be deported today

A Sikh pilgrim gone missing traced at Facebook friend’s residence in Pakistan, to be deported today

Lahore: A 23-year-old Sikh pilgrim, who had reportedly gone missing in Pakistan two days ago, was found from Sheikhupura. On Monday, however, he was taken into protective custody by the Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB). Amarjeet Singh arrived Pakistan on April 12 to attend Besakhi festival but failed to show...

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Sheikhupura: Firing over a domestic dispute laid 5 people to rest

Sheikhupura: Firing over a domestic dispute laid 5 people to rest

SHEIKHUPURA: On Monday night, firing over a domestic dispute left five dead in Muridke town, news agents reported, citing authorities. The deceased include four people of the same family, three of whom were brothers. The suspects, however, managed to flee after locking their homes, thereby, investigations are underway. Arif Nawaz,...

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