PIA gets roasted upon inviting Prince Harry & Meghan Markle to Pakistan

PIA gets roasted upon inviting Prince Harry & Meghan Markle to Pakistan

The royal wedding happened this weekend and people all over the world cannot stop swooning over the fairytale nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Cashing on this historic moment is our national aviation service, Pakistani International Airline (PIA). The carrier has now extended an invitation to the new couple in...

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Coca-Cola’s new tech allows you to blend flavors

Coca-Cola’s new tech allows you to blend flavors

Coca-Cola has announced its new technology soda machine — Freestyle 9100 that will use Bluetooth to blend flavors. The focus at this point is on the software and innovation in the product. It will feature a 24-inch touchscreen with Bluetooth connectivity which will let the consumers connect to the Freestyle mobile app...

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Women’s Kabaddi gearing up in Pakistan

Women’s Kabaddi gearing up in Pakistan

KARACHI: While kabaddi is a traditionally male dominated game, Pakistan is embracing the steady growth of the sport for women also. It is also the first time that the country is witnessing their first-ever Kabaddi league, despite the sport being one of the region’s original, it is for the men. And...

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Uber files appeal against license loss

Uber files appeal against license loss

LONDON: Uber submitted an appeal on Friday against the decision by the southern coastal English city of Brighton to strip the taxi app of its license for not being “fit and proper” over data concerns and the use of drivers from outside the area. “We have today filed our appeal...

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Islamabad High Court issues notices to TV channels for violating orders pertaining to Ramadan

Islamabad High Court issues notices to TV channels for violating orders pertaining to Ramadan

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court issued notices to eight specific television channels on Monday for violating its order regarding Ramadan programmes. Apparently, Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui had last week ordered television channels to stop broadcasting game shows and substandard infotainment during Ramadan. But on Monday, a petitioner moved a contempt of...

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Nipa virus kills 5 in India, dozens quarantined

Nipa virus kills 5 in India, dozens quarantined

NEW DELHI: A fatal virus carried by fruit bats has killed at least five people so far in southern India and over 90 people are in quarantine, a top health official stated on Tuesday. “We can confirm that five people have died from the Nipah virus,” Kerala state health surveillance...

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Another asteroid discovered sharing Jupiter’s orbit

Another asteroid discovered sharing Jupiter’s orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL: Just months later, after the discovery of our first known interstellar visitor, it turns out there’s another asteroid from yet another star system residing in our cosmic club in plain view. On Monday, Scientists reported that this interstellar resident is an asteroid sharing Jupiter’s orbit but circling in...

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Sabika Sheikh’s funeral offered in Houston, corpse to arrive Karachi Tuesday morning

Sabika Sheikh’s funeral offered in Houston, corpse to arrive Karachi Tuesday morning

HOUSTON: Funeral prayers for a 17-year old, Sabika Sheikh — the Karachi-born exchange student who was shot dead Friday evening in Texas during the Santa Fe massacre — were offered at a local mosque in Houston on Sunday after Namaz-e-Zuhr. Hundreds of people, including grief-stricken families of southwestern Texas, gathered to...

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JCSC Chairman Gen Zubair Hayat meets Italian counterpart during a visit to Italy

JCSC Chairman Gen Zubair Hayat meets Italian counterpart during a visit to Italy

ROME: On Monday Pakistan’s senior-most military officer met his Italian counterpart during an official visit to the ally nation, media reported, citing the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). During the meeting at Italy’s defence headquarters, General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC), discussed “matters...

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2018 elections vote to get respect, says Nawaz

2018 elections vote to get respect, says Nawaz

CHISHTIAN: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif Monday said that “now the vote is about to get respect.” Addressing the PML-N workers convention here, he said those, who left PML-N and were thinking their quitting had weakened the party, were at mistake because people would vote for whosoever the...

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