Washington on the brink as new shutdown looms

Washington on the brink as new shutdown looms

America could be sliding toward a new government shutdown and President Donald Trump may face a fateful choice over his border wall as another knife-edge week opens in Washington. Democratic and Republican negotiators last week seemed to be on course for a deal to fund the government and boost border...

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Do personal finance applications save or spend more?

Do personal finance applications save or spend more?

Applications about our personal finances are becoming increasingly popular. But the question is, do they make us better at managing our money or do they encourage us to spend more? Kerry Hudson, 28, spent her childhood in Scotland living in poverty with her single mother, in “a succession of social...

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Pakistanis lost their biggest asset a year ago: In memory of Asma Jehangir

Pakistanis lost their biggest asset a year ago: In memory of Asma Jehangir

Speakers have paid rich tributes to human rights activist Asma Jehangir for her heroic struggle and challenging the tyrannical forces in the country. They claimed that today there was an undeclared martial law in the country. They were speaking at Asma Jehangir’s first death anniversary organised by the Human Rights...

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Your insomnia has made someone else a millionaire!

Your insomnia has made someone else a millionaire!

Michael Acton Smith was one of the first technological stars of the United Kingdom when he created in 2007 the children’s game Moshi Monsters that harvested more than 80 million users in 150 countries around the world. Then he went to California to start a new adventure. His application of meditation...

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Performances ranked from best to worst – Grammy winners 2019

Performances ranked from best to worst – Grammy winners 2019

Country artist Kacey Musgraves won album of the year for “Golden Hour”, while “This is America” by Childish Gambino won both record and song of the year at the 61st Grammy Awards on Sunday in a breakthrough for rap at the most prestigious honors in the music business. British pop...

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PSL 4: Mr. Salman Iqbal gives a special shout-out to Karachi Kings fans

PSL 4: Mr. Salman Iqbal gives a special shout-out to Karachi Kings fans

The owner of Karachi Kings Mr Salman Iqbal gave a special shout out to the fans, for supporting the team from the first edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) and making it the most popular franchise of the league. “The love and support we receive from the people of Karachi and the...

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Religious affairs minister: “Hajj likely to become more expensive in the next couple of years”

Religious affairs minister: “Hajj likely to become more expensive in the next couple of years”

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Dr Noor ul Haq Qadri has said the Hajj pilgrimage will become even more expensive for the people in the next few years. While addressing media, the minister said Saudi Arabia wants all countries to gradually transfer Hajj packages to the private...

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Pharmaceuticals recall cancer-causing drugs that were used to treat blood pressure

Pharmaceuticals recall cancer-causing drugs that were used to treat blood pressure

TOKYO: The Japanese subsidiary of Pfizer is recalling a drug for high blood pressure which was found to contain a carcinogenic substance in its active ingredient valsartan, the drugmaker said on Friday. More than 763,000 tablets of the drug Amvalo, manufactured from April to July in Mylan Laboratories Limited in...

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IOK observes Maqbool Butt’s 35th martyrdom anniversary today

IOK observes Maqbool Butt’s 35th martyrdom anniversary today

ISLAMABAD: The 35th martyrdom anniversary of prominent Kashmiri freedom leader Muhammad Maqbool Butt is being observed on Monday on both sides of the Line of Control with the firm determination to continue the struggle till achievement of the right to self-determination. Maqbool Butt was hanged on February 11, 1984, in...

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How many types of headaches are there and what remedies are there to relieve them?

How many types of headaches are there and what remedies are there to relieve them?

Women usually suffer more headaches than men due to changes in their hormonal levels, usually related to the menstrual cycle. For many it is a real torture, as if someone was playing an aggressive tennis match inside our head. The headaches occur, generally, for two main reasons, explained to the...

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