Pope Francis takes a rickshaw ride in Bangladesh
Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature enjoyed a rickshaw ride during a visit to St Mary´s Cathedral in Dhaka,...
Amazon brings Alexa from home to office in a new AI push
Amazon announced Thursday it is bringing its Alexa digital assistant to the workplace, expanding artificial intelligence (AI) efforts that...
Nine martyred, 30 injured in Peshawar attack
Eleven people were martyred and around 30 injured in a terrorists attack at the Directorate of Agriculture, Peshawar early...
The Bunyadi: Staid London’s up and coming nude restaurant
“The Bunyadi,” a discreet nude restaurant that already has a waiting list of more than 4,000, will be open for three months from June 2016 onwards in the staid British capital of London. Diners will be encouraged to disrobe and  “experience true liberation” while tucking into a tasting menu. On arrival, customers will... Read more
Chris Gayle becomes brand new papa: Names new born baby girl ‘Blush’
West Indies cricket superstar Chris Gayle became a new father and has named his first born baby girl ‘Blush’. Gayle posted a picture with his wife on Instagram to welcome “the arrival” of his “beautiful daughter ‘Blush’ to this world”. Last year Gayle during the Australia’s Big Bash League... Read more
After Chotu: At least 5 gangs yet to surrender in Punjab’s riverine area
The anti-criminal Zarb-i-Aahan operation in the riverine area of Punjab’s Rajanpur district continued today as well, even as the notorious ganglord Ghulam Rasool, alias Chotoo, and his men surrendered before the Pakistan Army a day earlier. Five gangs operating in Kacha Jamal, the riverine sanctuary between Rajanpur and Rahim... Read more
FIA unearths Rs2bn online scam: At least 5,000 people affected
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has unearthed a Rs2 billion ‘online’ scam in which more than 5,000 people have had their heard earned savings stolen. “We have arrested the prime suspect, Liaquat Ali, from Sialkot. He and his nine other accomplices  are involved in Rs2 billion fraud which they have... Read more
Deadly sweetmeats kill 5 in Layyah
At least 5 individuals including three brothers died and 18 others were hospitalized after they ate highly poisonous sweetmeats in Layyah earlier today. The incident took place when Umar Hayat, a resident of Chak 105/TDA brought sweets from a nearby sweetshop located at Chowk 111 on the birth of his... Read more
Won’t settle for average films in Bollywood insists Ahsan Khan
After being a  host, compare, stage  performances and even modeling, Ahsan Khan has gone back to films. In this regard his latest silver screen venture, Chuppan Chuppai, (hide and seek)  is being directed by Mohsin Ali and will be released by the end of this year. The film that also stars... Read more
Corruption charges: 11 high rank Army officers fired
At least 11 high ranking officers serving in the Pakistan Army officers have been terminated from their service after an internal inquiry found them involved in corruption. The officers included Lieutenant General Obaidullah Khattak and Major General Ejaz. Others include five Brigadiers, three Colonels and a Major. The sacked officers... Read more
Madame Tussauds: Indian PM Modi meets his wax twin
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make his ‘wax’ debut in Singapore, London, Hong Kong and Bangkok on April 28 at Madame Tussauds. The museum revealed Modi’s first-ever ‘meeting’ with his wax counterpart in a video yesterday, which created many a hilarious comment on social media. According to some reports the wax... Read more
Former white owned slave Harriet Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson on $20 bill
Celebrated former slave Harriet Tubman will replace the late president Andrew Jackson on the $20 banknote, the first time an African-American former slave has graced  US currency, a Treasury official said earlier yesterday. The Treasury is expected to announce a long-awaited redesign of the $10 bill, which is also expected... Read more
Karachi: Non-bailable arrest warrant issued for Sarfraz Merchant
A local court in Karachi earlier today issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against businessman Sarfraz Merchant for the second time. The court has directed the police to present the details of the suspect’s movable and non-movable property along with blocking his National Identity Card (NIC). The court has also... Read more
Karachi: AKUH nursing student commits suicide
A male student of Aga Khan University (AKU) committed suicide on the hospital’s premises late yesterday night. The second-year nursing student, Waseemullah Hussain, was found hanging from the ceiling of his dorm room, a security guard at the hostel said. However, faculty members refused to comment. The student hailed... Read more
Killer heat wave in India: At least 100 feared dead
More than 100 people are thought to have died in India in an early-summer heat wave which forced schools to close and halted outdoor heavy work such as construction & repairs, government officials stated earlier today. Pakistan, which suffered its hottest spell in decades last year, plans to open 500 response centres to... Read more
Scraping of Champions Trophy: PHF vehemently protests FIH decision
The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) earlier yesterday lodged a strongly worded protest against the decision of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to altogether scrap the Champions Trophy after its 2018 edition. “In light of the recent decision of the FIH, it is a matter of immense disappointment and dismay for... Read more
Govt, military on same page over corruption, accountability insists security Czar Nisar
The Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has stated that,”the government and military were on the same page on the issue of corruption and accountability.” Addressing a press conference here, the interior minister said development would be made in a day or two over Panama leaks, and commission... Read more