Failing fifth-generation fighter project: Russia may punish India with Pak help

Failing fifth-generation fighter project: Russia may punish India with Pak help

MOSCOW: Russia should pay less attention to India’s interests. Some experts believe that such a policy could serve as a punishment for India, even though the two countries have had positive relationship for many decades. However, everything changes. It’s no secret that India was and still remains one of the...

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Eid al Adha: Animal Cruelty Contradicts the Spirit of Islam

Eid al Adha: Animal Cruelty Contradicts the Spirit of Islam

Muslims often stand in contradiction with the ethical values Islam celebrates. While we are celebrating the most important Islamic festival, we need to reflect on our understanding of Islam and our collective behaviour. Our approach to slaughtering significantly reveals the current reduction, if not the betrayal, of Islam’s message and...

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Chillas school attackers were trained in Afghanistan, investigations underway

Chillas school attackers were trained in Afghanistan, investigations underway

CHILLAS: On Sunday Gilgit-Baltistan Police claimed that Chillas girls’ schools attackers were trained in Afghanistan. Raids are being held across the region to arrest the suspects. Meanwhile, one policeman was killed and another injured during a gun battle with armed suspects in Chillas on Saturday, IG G-B Sanaullah Abbasi said....

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200 Pakistanis stranded for over a week in China are likely to reach Lahore tonight via Shaheen Air

200 Pakistanis stranded for over a week in China are likely to reach Lahore tonight via Shaheen Air

BEIJING: A Shaheen Air flight carrying over 200 Pakistanis, who were stranded at Guangzhou airport for over a week, took off from the Chinese port city Monday morning. The Shaheen Air flight is scheduled to reach Lahore late at night. On Sunday, Shaheen Air International decided to send its own...

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Beware! Dehydration can hamper certain cognitive activities

Beware! Dehydration can hamper certain cognitive activities

A new US review has revealed how dehydration can affect cognitive function, with just a couple of hours of vigorous activity in the summer heat without drinking fluids enough to affect concentration. Carried out by Georgia Institute of Technology, the new meta-analysis looked at 33 studies with 413 subjects in...

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Revised Policy: Families planning trip to UAE without having to pay for the visa fee of children below 18

Revised Policy: Families planning trip to UAE without having to pay for the visa fee of children below 18

UAE announces a new visa policy, allowing kids under 18 years of age traveling with parents or guardians to avail a two-month free tourist visa. Families planning to travel in summers will be able to do so without having to pay for the visa fee of their children. The decision...

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“He was a very good boy”: Osama Bin Laden’s mother, Alia Ghanem, speaks for the first time

“He was a very good boy”: Osama Bin Laden’s mother, Alia Ghanem, speaks for the first time

Saudi Osama Bin Laden founded al-Qaeda on his return from the war in Afghanistan Alia Ghanem carries the burden of her motherhood: she is the mother of the most wanted and hated man in the world, Osama Bin Laden. The woman, with crossed hands and dressed in an embroidered yihab...

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Starbucks announces partnership with Alibaba for delivery services

Starbucks announces partnership with Alibaba for delivery services

Starbucks on Thursday announced a partnership with e-commerce giant Alibaba that will give the US coffee giant greater access to China’s growing food-delivery market as it faces increased competition from local firms. The move comes as Seattle-based Starbucks faces a challenge from upstart Chinese company Luckin Coffee, which has expanded...

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Redefining restaurants with chip labor: Robots replace waiters

Redefining restaurants with chip labor: Robots replace waiters

The robotic waiter wheels up to the table, raises its glass lid to reveal a steaming hot dish tuned to mechanical tones which says, “Enjoy your meal.” The futuristic restaurant concept is the most modern initiative in Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s push to modernize service and retail in a country...

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Hurricane gathers force as it heads towards the Pacific into Hawaii’s Big Island

Hurricane gathers force as it heads towards the Pacific into Hawaii’s Big Island

Hurricane Hector gained strength as it headed across the Pacific, threatening to hit Hawaii’s Big Island and possibly its active volcano, officials said early Sunday. Hector grew to a Category 4 hurricane late Saturday with sustained winds of 130 mph as it moved westward at 12 mph Sunday, the National...

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