Cyber threats continue to elevate

Cyber threats continue to elevate

Cyber threats continue to mount. In the first half of 2018, as many as 945 incidents of data breach led to the compromise of over 4.5 billion data records. These records include credit cards, social security numbers and other types of personal information. Owing to the crucial state of cyber...

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Trump tweets: “Facebook, Twitter and Google are so biased”

Trump tweets: “Facebook, Twitter and Google are so biased”

US President Donald Trump took a swipe on Tuesday at America’s tech giants, accusing them of having a liberal bias, and claiming Twitter was making it more difficult to follow his account. “Facebook, Twitter and Google are so biased toward the Dems it is ridiculous!” Trump tweeted. “Twitter, in fact,...

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Sindh government to launch ambulance service in Karachi

Sindh government to launch ambulance service in Karachi

KARACHI: Taking a historic decision of launching an ambulance service with a fleet of 60 fully-loaded vehicles in Karachi, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday signed an agreement with Patient’s Aid Foundation (PAF) to operate the facility on public private partnership (PPP) mode. The grant agreement between...

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Cold, frosty weather grips Pakistan

Cold, frosty weather grips Pakistan

KARACHI: Cold and frosty weather rules Pakistan from Karachi to Khyber and Bolan to Baltistan, according to media sources. Skardu remained the coldest place in the country on Tuesday with mercury went down to -12, while minus eight degree Celsius recorded at Kalat in Balochistan. The plains of Punjab and...

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Miss Philippines crowned as 2018 Miss Universe

Miss Philippines crowned as 2018 Miss Universe

BANGKOK: Miss Philippines was crowned Miss Universe on Monday in Bangkok after a trailblazing ceremony praised for featuring its first transgender candidate but marred by gaffes about the English-speaking ability of two Asian contestants. Catriona Gray, 24, finished first ahead of the South African and Venezuelan finalists in the glittering...

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Gold shoots up drastically by Rs1,450

Gold shoots up drastically by Rs1,450

KARACHI: The price of gold surged by Rs1450 in Pakistan on Tuesday taking it to Rs67,800 per tola (12 grams). Similarly, the price of 10 grams of gold hiked by Rs1244 taking it to Rs58,128. The escalation was attributed to an increase in gold price in the international market. The...

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Train kills 3 endangered young lions in Ahmedabad

Train kills 3 endangered young lions in Ahmedabad

AHMEDABAD: Three endangered young lions were killed after being run over by a goods train in a wildlife sanctuary in western India, a forestry official said on Tuesday. “All three died on the spot. They included two lions aged around two years and one lioness also around the same age,”...

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Bollywood duo; SRK-Kajol to share screen yet again

Bollywood duo; SRK-Kajol to share screen yet again

MUMBAI: Famous Bollywood duo Shah Rukh Khan  and Kajol are set to share the screen once again by replacing Irrfan Khan and Saba Qamar in the sequel of 2017 hit Hindi Medium, reports in Indian media said. According to a Bombay Times report, Hindi Medium producer Dinesh Vijan approached the ‘Dilwale’ stars to play...

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Japan’s new robot is designed to make you happy!

Japan’s new robot is designed to make you happy!

TOKYO: Japanese startup Groove X, founded by an alumni of SoftBank Group Corp’s robotics unit, unveiled its first creation on Tuesday – a companion robot designed to make users happy. The Lovot, an amalgam of “love” and “robot”, cannot help with the housework but it will “draw out your ability...

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2 Pakistanis injured during unprovoked Indian firing across LoC

2 Pakistanis injured during unprovoked Indian firing across LoC

RAWALPINDI: Two Pakistani civilians were injured in unprovoked Indian firing across the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Indian Army resorted to unprovoked fire in the LoC’s Rawlakot Sector deliberately targeting civil population, the ISPR said in a statement. The wounded civilians were...

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