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...
COAS meets counterpart in Germany
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif met his German counterpart on Monday. ISPR spokesman Asim Bajwa tweeted on Twitter, that COAS met the Chief of Staff of the Federal Armed Forces of German. On the occassion, COAS was presented with a guard of honour upon his arrival after... Read more
Ahmadi community doctor shot dead in Karachi
A homeopathic doctor from the Ahmadi community was shot dead in his clinic in the Abul Hasan Isphani. According to Malir SSP Rao Anwar, Dr Chaudry Abdul Khaleeq was gunned down in an attack on his clinic. Rao Anwar also added the clinic was located in the slum area of Sikander... Read more
SC reserves judgement on five death sentences awarded by military courts
The Supreme Court on Monday reserved judgement on five appeals against death sentences announced by military courts after hearing detailed arguments of the counsels appeared before the court on behalf of the convicted. The court reserves verdict after completion of arguments on appeals of Qari Zubair, Fateh Muhammad, Muhammad... Read more
Ayyan Ali files contempt of court plea against interior ministry
Model girl Ayyan Ali on Monday submitted reply before the Supreme Court in Interior ministry’s application to include her name in Exit Control List (ECL) again and requested the Court for taking action in this regard. Sardar Latif Khosa submitted reply on behalf of Ayyan Ali and requested to... Read more
Sindh Police arrested Shopkeeper selling “Om” Shoes in Tando Adam
Sindh police has arrested shopkeeper selling “Om” Shoes in Tando Adam on plea on Pakistan Hindu Council ’s (PHC). Patron-in-chief of Pakistan Hindu Council and Member of National Assembly Dr. Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, while talking to a Hindu delegation, led by Engineer Hotchand Karmani said “The incident of OM shoes... Read more
Lahore: 11 year old  accused of attempted rape of 6-year-old girl
An 11 year old  sixth grade student has been accused of attempting to rape a six-year-girl in Lahore’s Green Town area, late Sunday night. “An 11-year-old attempted to sexually assault his neighbour,” Saddar SP Faisal Mukhtarsaid. The victim was shifted to Jinnah hospital in critical condition. Police officials claimed to have... Read more
Phone charger dispute: Man throws acid on brother’s face
A case of extreme intolerance emerged earlier on Monday when an elder brother threw acid over his younger brother’s face for using his mobile phone charger without permission. According to details obtained from police regarding the incident, Sharafat Ali threw acid over his younger brother Ashraf Ali’s face. Police... Read more
General Raheel Sharif arrives in Germany for two-day visit
Berlin: Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif arrived in the German capital for a two-day visit on Monday, during which he is expected to meet the senior leadership of the country. According to Lieutenant General Asim Saleem Bajwa, the army chief arrived in Berlin on Monday morning... Read more
Uber rival Rixi lets you hail rickshaws via SMS in Lahore
Lahore: As taxi hailing giant Uber enters Pakistan, a little-known local competitor is counting on a mix of new ideas and old technology to tap what could be a big chunk of the market: low-income residents who travel in rickshaws, not cabs. Known as Rixi, the Lahore-based service hails... Read more
Udta Punjab struggles to release in Pakistan
Shahid Kapoor’s new filmt Udta Punjab went through a lot of struggle to get a release without any cuts. Bombay High Court had passed the film with just one cut. After a prolonged battle with the Censor Board of Film Certification (CBFC) over 89 cuts in the film, The... Read more
Islamic State crucifies at least 3 people for eating in Ramazan
While the Islamic holy month is a symbol of peace and promoter of abstinence from all that is ‘ill’, the Islamic State group, remaining true to its repute, reportedly lashed and crucified three people it accused of eating during fasting hours in Ramazan. Two people from the IS-held town of Mayadin were reportedly tied... Read more
Algeria blocks Facebook, Twitter to stop exam cheats
Algerian authorities have temporarily blocked access to Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites to try to stop cheats posting high school exam papers online, state media reported on Sunday. Tens of thousands of high school students were retaking part of their baccalaureate exams after details were shared over... Read more
ATC issues warrants for Imran, Qadri’s arrest again
Islamabad: An Anti-Terrorism Court issued orders for the police to arrest PTI chief Imran Khan and PAT leader Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri on Monday. According to the police representative at the court, the compliance of Dr Qadri and Imran Khan’s warrants did not occur. Inspector Yaseen Bhutta submitted the compliance report... Read more
New Islamabad airport: Rs3 billion allocated for road network
Islamabad: The federal government has allocated three billion rupees under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the year 2016-2017 for construction of road network of the New Islamabad International Airport (NIIA). The first-ever green-field airport, having a capacity to support landing and parking of Airbus-380, the biggest passenger aircraft... Read more