Cow-slaughter conspiracy claims life of two in India

Cow-slaughter conspiracy claims life of two in India

Two people, including a police officer, have been killed in northern India during violent protests by villagers over suspicions of cow slaughter, officials said. Police in northern India have arrested four people for their alleged involvement in an attack on police over rumors of cow slaughter. The incident took place on Monday...

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SC to hold meeting today in order to discuss population control

SC to hold meeting today in order to discuss population control

ISLAMABAD: A meeting will be held in the Supreme Court today (Wednesday) to discuss population control. Pakistan’s population is growing at an alarming rate and if measures are not taken it will double in 30 years. The meeting will be attended by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar,...

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Passport Index: Which is the strongest passport in the world?

Passport Index: Which is the strongest passport in the world?

DUBAI: The passport from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the strongest in the world according to the Passport Index. The Passport Index is the world’s most popular online interactive tool, which collects, displays and ranks the passports of the world. The UAE passport is ranked at the top as...

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Priyanka-Nick exchange greetings and pleasantries with Modi during wedding reception

Priyanka-Nick exchange greetings and pleasantries with Modi during wedding reception

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas’ wedding reception in New Delhi on Tuesday night. The celebrity couple hosted a reception at Hotel Taj Palace in Delhi following a three-day wedding celebration in Umaid Bhawan Palace of Jodhpur. Dressed in a white kurta pyjama and a...

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Google Play rolls out a list of exceptionally best apps of 2018

Google Play rolls out a list of exceptionally best apps of 2018

Lots of new applications have popped up on Google Play in 2018. Many of them are of really high quality, but the one application which stands out and above the rest is ‘Drops: Learn 31 New Languages’. This App, as the name suggests, aims to teach users foreign languages, but it uses...

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‘Most Searched Politicians of 2018’ by Yahoo India

‘Most Searched Politicians of 2018’ by Yahoo India

Yahoo India has rolled-out out a yearly list of the ‘Top 10 Most Searched Personalities’ for different categories. Furthermore, other personalities who are on it include Indian film star Salman Khan at number 9, former Indian prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee at number 8, film star Priyanka Chopra at number 7....

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Pakistan Railways: Ticket fares increase by 19% w.e.f December 7

Pakistan Railways: Ticket fares increase by 19% w.e.f December 7

LAHORE: The Pakistan Railway increased train fare by 10-19%, read a notification issued on Tuesday. The fare increase will be applicable from December 7. Under the new fare schedule, there will be an increase of as many as Rs 540 of Green line train from Karachi to Islamabad. The new...

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‘King of Mandi’, Maraheb soon to open in Karachi

‘King of Mandi’, Maraheb soon to open in Karachi

One of the most renowned eateries of United Arab Emirates is soon to open in Karachi. Known as Maraheb, a Yemeni/Arabic cuisine restaurant, the restaurant has geared up to bring new flavors with a touch of prehistoric cultural heritage. Referred to as the ‘King of Mandi’, Maraheb’s first outlet is located at Sharfabad...

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Non-salary budget dips by 10%

Non-salary budget dips by 10%

ISLAMABAD: The federal government has decided to cut non-salary current budget of the civilian setup by 10% as part of its austerity drive –a move that will help save nearly Rs10 billion in the remainder period of fiscal year but would not address core fiscal problems. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government...

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Pakistan: ‘Sin Tax’ to be imposed on smokers

Pakistan: ‘Sin Tax’ to be imposed on smokers

ISLAMABAD: Taking another revolutionary measure in health sector, the government has decided to impose ‘Gunnah Tax’ (Sin Tax) on cigarette smokers across the country, media sources reported. Sources said the federal government was excogitating over different options as high-level consultation meetings are underway in this regard. It is said that...

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