Diplomatic enclave row: Dr Shehla Shakeel Sethi granted bail

Diplomatic enclave row: Dr Shehla Shakeel Sethi granted bail

ISLAMABAD: A judicial magistrate on Tuesday granted bail to Dr Shehla Shakeel Sethi, who was arrested earlier this week for threatening police personnel for not allowing her into the diplomatic enclave. Approving Dr Sethi’s bail, Judge Adnan Rasheed directed her to pay Rs 50,000 in bail bonds. On October 21,...

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Pakistan Cricket Board hunts for candidates as a “managing director”

Pakistan Cricket Board hunts for candidates as a “managing director”

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board has advertised a new position of “managing director” who can play a leading role in implementing the changes arising from its review of domestic cricket and governance structure. As stated in the print advertisement, candidates should possess a master’s degree or its professional equivalent in...

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Sana Mir makes Pakistan proud, aces ICC ODI bowling rankings

Sana Mir makes Pakistan proud, aces ICC ODI bowling rankings

Veteran Pakistan Women’s cricketer Sana Mir, 32, has ranked top of ICC ODI bowling rankings, adding yet another accolade to her list of achievements representing the country. The 32-year-old former captain clinched the number one spot after bowling performances of 3/26, 1/37 and 3/53 against Australia in the recent ICC...

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Travel Diaries: Accommodation hacks for considerably low fares

Travel Diaries: Accommodation hacks for considerably low fares

Next to plane tickets, accommodation is the biggest chunk of any trip. Pretty much anyone can book a trip, but not everyone can plan an ultimate adventure that’s affordable, accommodating, and fun for everyone in your group. To simplify things, we’ve laid out the cheapest accommodation booking hacks out there to provide...

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Ever wake up to numb, dead and asleep limbs?

Ever wake up to numb, dead and asleep limbs?

Waking up in the middle of the night to discover one of your arms has lost all feeling is frightening. When this happens to your arm or other body part, your limb is often said to have “fallen asleep.” This can happen at any time, day or night. This isn’t...

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China launches world’s longest mega mainland sea bridge

China launches world’s longest mega mainland sea bridge

ZHUHAI: China’s President Xi Jinping launched the world’s longest sea bridge connecting Hong Kong, Macau and mainland China Tuesday at a time when Beijing is tightening its grip on its semi-autonomous territories. President Xi Jinping is expected to officiate at an opening ceremony in the mainland city of Zhuhai Tuesday...

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Remake of the classic “Ko Ko Korina” by Coke Studio meets severe criticism and bitterest trolling

Remake of the classic “Ko Ko Korina” by Coke Studio meets severe criticism and bitterest trolling

ISLAMABAD: Coke Studio Season 11 recently aired the cover of 60’s pop-song, Ko Ko Korina in which TV actor Ahad Raza Mir made his singing debut along heartthrob singer Momina. #KoKoKorina marks Ahad Raza Mir's debut as he comes together with Momina Mustehsan to re-create this foot tapping dance number from the 60's! #CokeStudio11...

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Japan urges Facebook to improve data protection measures

Japan urges Facebook to improve data protection measures

TOKYO: Japan’s government on Monday told United States (US) technology firm Facebook to better protect its users’ personal data following lapses this year affecting tens of millions of people across the world. The government asked the world’s largest social media network to fully communicate security issues to users, increase surveillance...

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Turkish police spotted an abandoned car belonging to the Saudi consulate, cordons off access to the car park

Turkish police spotted an abandoned car belonging to the Saudi consulate, cordons off access to the car park

ISTANBUL: Turkish police on Monday found an abandoned car belonging to the Saudi consulate at an underground car park in Istanbul, three weeks after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom’s mission. The car, which had diplomatic number plates, was found in an underground car park in Istanbul’s...

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ECC defers summary on hiked electricity tariff

ECC defers summary on hiked electricity tariff

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the federal cabinet on Monday postponed a summary for a massive upsurge in electricity tariff. Apparently, the meeting chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar put off the decision on the summary of power rationalization for the third time, which implies that the government...

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