British Airways mistakenly flies to wrong city, extends apology to affectees

British Airways mistakenly flies to wrong city, extends apology to affectees

A British Airways plane flew by mistake from London to Edinburgh instead of Dusseldorf in Germany on Monday. Passengers only found out about the mishap when the pilot said the plane was coming in to land in Edinburgh, which is around 500 miles (800 kilometres) from Dusseldorf. After the crew...

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Bets on for Harry-Meghan’s royal baby’s name

Bets on for Harry-Meghan’s royal baby’s name

What will Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan name their child? With the former actress in the last stage of her pregnancy, punters are having a flutter on the baby’s gender, weight, date and birthplace. One of the most popular wagers is for the name. For a boy, Arthur...

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Organizers of International Women’s Day March highlight women battling online threats

Organizers of International Women’s Day March highlight women battling online threats

ISLAMABAD: Organizers of an International Women’s Day march in Pakistan say they have had death and rape threats on social media over the event, which prompted complaints from some conservative groups. Nighat Daad told Reuters that the march organizers are looking into filing a complaint with Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Authority...

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737 MAX 8 and MAX 9: Boeing asks to suspend all its MAX fleet for “precaution” after the accident in Ethiopia

737 MAX 8 and MAX 9: Boeing asks to suspend all its MAX fleet for “precaution” after the accident in Ethiopia

Boeing, the world’s largest aircraft manufacturer, on Wednesday recommended the temporary suspension of the operations of its entire model 737 MAX fleet, as a “precaution” after last Sunday’s accident in Ethiopia. In a statement, the company ratified its “full confidence” in the safety of the model , although it alleged that, after several consultations...

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Passenger jet ‘turns around and returns to Saudi airport after mother FORGETS her baby and leaves it behind’

Passenger jet ‘turns around and returns to Saudi airport after mother FORGETS her baby and leaves it behind’

A passenger plane reportedly had to turn around and go back to a Saudi airport after a mother left her baby at the terminal.  The Saudia flight from Jeddah was said to be on its way to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when the woman realised she was missing her child and alerted...

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World’s oldest woman hits the age of 116 in Japan

World’s oldest woman hits the age of 116 in Japan

TOKYO: Kane Tanaka wakes up at 6 a.m. each day, likes to study math and other subjects for fun and competes fiercely in the board game Othello. It’s proven to be a pretty good combination for the 116-year-old from Fukuoka, Japan. Tanaka’s recognition was celebrated at the nursing home where she lives in...

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The iconic fashion doll ‘Barbie’ celebrates her 60th anniversary

The iconic fashion doll ‘Barbie’ celebrates her 60th anniversary

In its 60th year, the Barbie brand is honoring the largest lineup of global female role models and taking the next step to close the Dream Gap by donating to fund like-minded organizations aimed at leveling the playing field for girls through the Mattel Children’s Foundation. Research** has shown that starting...

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Doctors operate girl having 1.5kg lump of hair in her stomach

Doctors operate girl having 1.5kg lump of hair in her stomach

A young Chinese girl, who had been eating her hair since she was two, had got a massive 1.5 kilogram lump of hair in her stomach. The eight-year-old Feifei, from Dongguan city in China’s province Guangdong, had been pulling her hair out and chewing at it for several years. She...

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Survey: India has more fake news and internet hoaxes than anywhere else in the world

Survey: India has more fake news and internet hoaxes than anywhere else in the world

A British news website, Evening Standard, reported that a survey’s result showed that India has more fake news and internet hoaxes than anywhere else in the world. The report, by Microsoft, found 64% of Indians had encountered fake news, compared to the global average of 57%. Meanwhile, 54% had come across internet hoaxes, in comparison to...

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Pakistani artist presents Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s portrait to KSA’s ambassador

Pakistani artist presents Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s portrait to KSA’s ambassador

ISLAMABAD: Artist Rabia Zakir on Saturday presented the portrait of Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to Saudi Arabia’s ambassador, media reported. Expressing her delight, Rabia Zakir said that she had painted the crown prince’s portrait  to welcome him upon his first ever visit to Pakistan. She said that her wish had...

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