Tech-giant Google creates ‘filtered’ search-engine for China

Tech-giant Google creates ‘filtered’ search-engine for China

Google is creating a search engine that would meet China’s censorship rules, a company employee told media on Thursday, in a move condemned by human rights activists. Google withdrew its search engine from China eight years ago due to censorship and hacking but it is now working on a project...

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Match Insights: Virat and Anushka set another couple goal during the ongoing test century in London

Match Insights: Virat and Anushka set another couple goal during the ongoing test century in London

Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma continually add to the couple goals. The celebrity couple tied the knot in December last year in a fairy-tale private wedding ceremony in Italy. Recently, the Indian skipper Virat made everyone go “awww!” with his celebration after he smashed a century against England in the...

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Three transgenders attacked by unknown assailants in Peshawar

Three transgenders attacked by unknown assailants in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Three transgenders were wounded in a knife attack by unknown assailants in Peshawar’s Sarband area. Police said that the injured transgender people were rushed to the hospital where they were provided first aid. The condition of the injured transgenders is merely said to be out of danger. The members...

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Shah Faisal’s alleged target killer associated to a political party taken into custody

Shah Faisal’s alleged target killer associated to a political party taken into custody

KARACHI: An alleged target-killer was arrested Thursday night, during an operation carried out here in Karachi’s Shah Faisal Colony, media reported, citing police. The arrested suspect was identified as Adnan Salahuddin, law enforcement agencies (LEAs) said, adding that he is said to belong to a political party. Further, the arrestee...

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Musharraf’s treason case hearing scheduled on 20th August

Musharraf’s treason case hearing scheduled on 20th August

LAHORE: A three-judge special bench formed to try former military ruler Pervez Musharraf on charges of high treason is scheduled to resume hearing into the case on August 20. The 3-judge special bench headed by Lahore High Court Chief Justice Muhammad Yawar Ali and comprised of Justice Tahira Safdar of...

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CPLC Report of 2018: Increased crime tolls in Lahore and Karachi

CPLC Report of 2018: Increased crime tolls in Lahore and Karachi

LAHORE: According to a crime report compiled by the local police, at least 244 people were killed in Punjab’s capital city Lahore ever since 2018 rolled out. Reportedly, out of 51,815 crimes in the city from January to July were 37,558 incidents of car snatching, the police report said. The...

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US cuts Pakistan’s defense aid to historic low despite an array of growing threats

US cuts Pakistan’s defense aid to historic low despite an array of growing threats

WASHINGTON: The United States (US) Congress has passed a $716.3 billion defense authorization bill, significantly slashing the security aid to Pakistan to $150 million per year. The security-related aids have been around $750 million to $1 billion until now. The bill, however, eased certain conditions that were linked with the...

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Sonali Bendre’s treatment has started on a positive note, without any complications so far

Sonali Bendre’s treatment has started on a positive note, without any complications so far

Bollywood beaute Sonali Bendre, who is currently undergoing treatment for cancer in New York, is ‘stable’, husband Goldie Behl stated. “Thank you all for the love and support for Sonali… she is stable and is following her treatment without any complications,” he tweeted. The diva’s husband added, “This is a...

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13 girls’ schools in Gilgit struck by attacks and explosions

13 girls’ schools in Gilgit struck by attacks and explosions

CHILAS: Unknowingly, thirteen girls’ schools were attacked in Chilas, about 130 kilometres from Gilgit late Thursday night, police sources told media. Certain men under anonymity attacked 13 girls’ schools across Diamer district and “Explosions were also set off in two schools,” they said. A search operation in the area is...

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WhatsApp: who are the “business” users and why from now on they will have to pay to use the application

WhatsApp: who are the “business” users and why from now on they will have to pay to use the application

WhatsApp Business is Facebook’s first attempt to make money through the messaging platform. WhatsApp is no longer completely free. At least, it is not for everyone. The company – which has nearly 1,500 million users – has just announced that its enterprise version, WhatsApp Business, will now be paid. This measure...

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