Woman set ablaze in India after complaining of attempted assault

Woman set ablaze in India after complaining of attempted assault

NEW DELHI: Two men accused of trying to molest a 20-year-old woman in Uttar Pradesh set her on fire two days later after she lodged a complaint with police, authorities and her family said. Women in India have struggled to secure prosecution for sexual attacks in the face of widespread...

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7-year-old boy earns a phenomenal $22 million just one year

7-year-old boy earns a phenomenal $22 million just one year

A seven-year-old toy reviewer who made $22 million in a year has been revealed as YouTube’s highest-earning star. Ryan of Ryan ToysReview beat famous YouTubers including Jake and Logan Paul and Swedish gamer PewDiePie to top the list compiled by Forbes. His channel, which involves him opening toys and then playing...

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Cricketer Usman Khwaja’s brother charged for allegedly creating fake plans that purported to facilitate terrorism attacks

Cricketer Usman Khwaja’s brother charged for allegedly creating fake plans that purported to facilitate terrorism attacks

SYDNEY: The brother of Australian cricket star Usman Khawaja was charged on Tuesday with creating what police described as fake plots for attacks against prominent figures that led to the imprisonment of another man he saw as a rival for the affections of a woman. Arsalan Tariq Khawaja was granted...

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Cash strapped Jet Airways to stop free meals for economy class in order to boost revenues

Cash strapped Jet Airways to stop free meals for economy class in order to boost revenues

NEW DELHI: Jet Airways Ltd, India’s biggest full-service carrier, will stop providing free meals to most domestic economy class passengers from January, in the debt-laden airline’s latest move to cut costs and boost revenues. Passengers will, instead, have the option to buy meals on board, the airline said in a...

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Sophie Turner inspires ‘Game of Throne’ jokes for all the right reasons during Priyanka-Nick’s wedding ceremonies

Sophie Turner inspires ‘Game of Throne’ jokes for all the right reasons during Priyanka-Nick’s wedding ceremonies

The last few days have seen our social media feeds flooded with happy pictures from Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ mehendi and sangeet ceremonies. Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas tied the knot in a three-day celebration at the Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur over the weekend. Famous guests at their wedding included Nick’s brother...

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Couple selfie claims life of two in Karachi

Couple selfie claims life of two in Karachi

KARACHI: A young man and woman were murdered for taking a picture together in Karachi, it emerged on Monday. Police said that Marina, a college student from Qasba Colony, met with her cousin and betrothed Salman in Karachi, where they snapped a selfie together. Upon his return to Swat, Salman...

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US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad to arrive Islamabad to hold talks today

US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad to arrive Islamabad to hold talks today

ISLAMABAD: US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad will arrive in Islamabad on Tuesday, said US State Department’s press release. During his visit, the US envoy will meet Pakistan’s civil-military leadership and hold talks. Khalilzad, accompanied by an inter-agency delegation, will travel to Afghanistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, the...

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Karachi chemical examination lab reportedly dormant and non-functional for the last three months

Karachi chemical examination lab reportedly dormant and non-functional for the last three months

KARACHI: The chemical examination lab in Karachi has been non-functional for the last three months, sources informed, seriously impacting investigations of several important cases. The process of testing of around 5000 samples pertaining to alleged murders, rapes and deaths due to poisoning, has come to a halt due to the...

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Pakistan in need of formal Facebook collaboration to promote e-commerce and counter hate speech

Pakistan in need of formal Facebook collaboration to promote e-commerce and counter hate speech

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry on Monday sought Facebook cooperation to counter hate speech and boost e-commerce in Pakistan. Chaudhry, in a meeting with Facebook’s vice president of public policy Simon Milner, emphasised the need for formal collaboration to explore avenues of cooperation with Facebook to promote commerce and...

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CTD registers case of mysterious car bomb explosion in Karachi

CTD registers case of mysterious car bomb explosion in Karachi

KARACHI: The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) on Tuesday registered a case regarding a bomb explosion in a car on Defence Housing Authority’s Khayaban-e-Mujahid a day earlier. The first information report (FIR) which has been registered on behalf of the state includes anti-terrorism clauses and those of the Explosives Act. The FIR...

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