Bankruptcy – PIA’s only hope of survival

Bankruptcy – PIA’s only hope of survival

The government can cut down annual losses of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) by two-thirds — from about Rs60 billion to Rs20bn per annum — and secure jobs of the employees at the same time by taking the following two actions. One, declare PIA bankrupt and raise another airline with a...

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Australia vs India: India wins first historic test series ever

Australia vs India: India wins first historic test series ever

SYDNEY: Ind vs Aus 4th Test Day 5 Highlights – Play was called off on the final day and that meant that the four-match Test series ended 2-1 in favour of India. India’s first ever Test series was against Australia in their own backyard and since then, this is the first instance...

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Child Abduction – Years undone and a stolen life

Child Abduction – Years undone and a stolen life

This article addresses the foremost myth of child abduction; that it is generally committed by strangers. This commonly held view is considered in light of the extant empirical knowledge base. Research indicates that stranger abduction occurs less frequently than family abduction or acquaintance abduction; stereotypical stranger abductions are rarer still,...

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CJP Mian Nisar orders removal of Bilawal and CM Shah’s names from the ECL, “Bilawal is clean and innocent”

CJP Mian Nisar orders removal of Bilawal and CM Shah’s names from the ECL, “Bilawal is clean and innocent”

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday, while hearing the mega money laundering and fake bank accounts case, ordered that Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah’s names be removed from the Exit Control List (ECL) and ordered...

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The last talented shoemakers of Rawalpindi

The last talented shoemakers of Rawalpindi

In a dusty workshop in Gawalmandi, four cobblers huddle around making handmade shoes. Aged between 60 and 68, they make shoes with their hands and do not use any machines. They are the last generation in their families who know how to make shoes by hand. There are many shops...

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First partial solar eclipse of 2019 observed in parts of Asia and Pacific Ocean yesterday

First partial solar eclipse of 2019 observed in parts of Asia and Pacific Ocean yesterday

What happens during a partial solar eclipse? It’s an event that takes a few hours, starting from ‘first contact’ when the moon begins to move in front of the sun. It slowly takes a larger and larger ‘bite’ from the sun, until slowly moving away. On Sunday, the biggest ‘bite’...

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Sneak peek at the final season of the ‘Game of Thrones’

Sneak peek at the final season of the ‘Game of Thrones’

HBO on Sunday night shared the first footage of the final season of ‘Game of Thrones’. In a new promo for HBO’s 2019 seasons, we are shown Sansa Stark’s first meeting with Daenerys Targaryen, who arrives in Winterfell with Jon Snow. “Winterfell is yours, your grace,” says Sansa. ‘Game of...

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76th Golden Globe Awards

76th Golden Globe Awards

Here are the winners in key categories at the 76th Golden Globe Awards, which were handed out Sunday in Beverly Hills. Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhaspody” pulled a major upset, taking home two top prizes — best drama film and best actor for Rami Malek, who played the band´s frontman Freddie...

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Benz aims to be among the first 2 tech-driven players in automobile industry

Benz aims to be among the first 2 tech-driven players in automobile industry

FRANKFURT: Mercedes-Benz’s is not aiming to be the first manufacturer to develop a self-driving car but it wants to be among the first two players able to scale up the technology, Mercedes-Benz executive Christoph Schroeder told German paper Welt am Sonntag. Carmakers and tech companies like Uber, Google, General Motors,...

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Hospital systems soon to be computerized, says KP Health Minister

Hospital systems soon to be computerized, says KP Health Minister

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Health Minister Dr. Hisham Inamullah Khan on Sunday said that the provincial government decided to computerize the hospital system. Chairing a high-level meeting, Dr. Hisham Inamullah Khan said that a full-fledged information technology (IT) department would soon be established to close liaisons with the hospitals across...

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