Pakistan-China bus service to launch on 3 November

Pakistan-China bus service to launch on 3 November

LAHORE: A private company will launch a bus service between Pakistan and China from November 3. Buses will travel between Lahore and Tashkurgan in China with a two-way ticket priced at Rs23,000. Passengers will be required to have a valid visa, passport, CNIC and return ticket in order to make...

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Suspension of IGP: Fawad Chaudhry elaborates on the transfer

Suspension of IGP: Fawad Chaudhry elaborates on the transfer

ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday said inspector generals of police (IGPs) are answerable to the prime minister and chief minister and questioned “what the point of elections is” if the premier cannot suspend a police chief. Speaking to the media in Islamabad, the information minister commented on the...

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Reset your bodies for winter: These 5 essential oils rival even the best of branded lotions

Reset your bodies for winter: These 5 essential oils rival even the best of branded lotions

If you’ve ever wondered what exactly makes a small vial of something for your skin worth $10, $20, or even $100 dollars, you may be further confused by reading the ingredients on a container of lotion. Water is often the first ingredient, which can lead to frustration at the pretty...

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Chehlum clampdown: Cellular and internet services to remain partially suspended

Chehlum clampdown: Cellular and internet services to remain partially suspended

Cell phone and internet services are partially suspended and pillion riding has been banned in parts of the country as strict security measures are in place on the occasion of Chehlum of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA), which is being observed with due solemnity. Processions are being taken out in cities...

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Refueling your body post-workout sessions

Refueling your body post-workout sessions

What you eat or drink after hitting the gym may just be the most vital food you eat the whole day. But, it is one of the difficult chores to make a good choice of post-workout foods. During the workout, glucose stored in your muscles as glycogen is used up...

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World’s first ‘acid resistant’ makeup formula created

World’s first ‘acid resistant’ makeup formula created

In a first, a British doctor has purportedly made make up which is resistant to acid attacks and gives protection to potential victims from damage to flesh. As per an Independent report, Dr Almas Ahmed has created a non-reactive formula which can be added to several make-up products such as foundation,...

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WWF: Wild animal population hurtles, dips 60% in 44 years

WWF: Wild animal population hurtles, dips 60% in 44 years

Unbridled consumption has decimated global wildlife, triggered a mass extinction and exhausted Earth´s capacity to accommodate humanity´s expanding appetites, the conservation group WWF warned Tuesday. From 1970 to 2014, 60% of all animals with a backbone — fish, birds, amphibians, reptiles and mammals — were wiped out by human activity,...

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Indonesian jet crash: Search teams continue to recover limbs and other human remains

Indonesian jet crash: Search teams continue to recover limbs and other human remains

Indonesian search teams Tuesday recovered more remains at the site of a crashed Lion Air jet that plunged into the sea with 189 people aboard, as a report said it had suffered an instrument malfunction the day before. The Boeing-737 MAX, which went into service just months ago, crashed into...

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Apple inspects a factory in China after students were duty-bound to work like ‘robots’

Apple inspects a factory in China after students were duty-bound to work like ‘robots’

Apple is inspecting a factory in southwest China after a labour rights group said the tech giant´s supplier forced student workers to work “like robots” to assemble its popular Apple Watch. Many were duty-bound to work in order to get their vocational degrees and had to do night shifts, according...

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Microsoft overtakes Amazon, identified as the second most valuable US company

Microsoft overtakes Amazon, identified as the second most valuable US company

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft regained its spot as the second most valuable US company on Friday after a disappointing quarterly report from Amazon.com wiped $65 billion off the online retailer’s market capitalization. Apple tops the list at over $1 trillion after crossing that threshold in September. Microsoft’s market capitalization was Wall...

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