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...
Russian pranksters call heads of WADA, U.S. anti-doping agency
Russian media published on Friday calls by two comedians to the heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) pretending to be Ukrainian Sports Minister Ihor Zhdanov. Pranskters Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov separately called WADA President Craig Reedie and USADA chief executive Travis... Read more
15-hour mega jam in UK as France ups border checks
British holidaymakers spent hours sweating in their cars as 15-hour queues snaked back from the port of Dover on Sunday due to heightened entry checks by French border police. Stationary vehicles tailed back up to 12 miles (19 kilometres) inland from Dover, on England’s southeastern tip. The peak summer... Read more
Imran opposes Turkish demand to close Fethullah Gulen’s schools
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) opposed Turkish ambassador’s demand to close down educational institutions in Pakistan run under administration of Turkish religious leader Fethullah Gulen. Imran Khan on a Twitter message, questioned that why Pakistan school children should have to pay for Turkish coup attempt and how could Turkey possibly... Read more
One dead, two injured in Germany machete attack: police
A woman was killed and two people injured by a 21-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker armed with a machete on Sunday in the southwest German city of Reutlingen, the local police said. The man, who has been detained, “had a dispute” with the woman and killed her “with a machete” before... Read more
England opt against follow-on as rain comes to Pakistan’s aid
England captain Alastair Cook decided against enforcing the follow-on against Pakistan despite a mammoth first-innings lead in the second Test at Old Trafford on Sunday. Pakistan were dismissed for just 198 in reply to England’s huge 589 for eight declared — a deficit of 391 runs. Yet Cook decided... Read more
PM orders to take action against officials over electrocution incident
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday expressed his deep anger over the negligence of concerned officials, leading to an electrocution incident in which two lives were lost after some power transmission lines had snapped. The prime minister ordered the authorities concerned to immediately fix responsibility over the criminal negligence,... Read more
PTI decides to submit petition against Ishaq Dar in NAB
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to submit a petition against Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in accountability court on Monday. According to details, PTI leadership has asked its legal advisers to prepare a petition against Dar. PTI has inquired as to why NAB closed corruption cases and seized investigation against... Read more
PPP decides to replace Sindh CM Qaim Ali Shah
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leadership has finally decided to replace Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah. According to a statement by party spokesperson Senator Farhatullah Babar, the decision was taken during a party meeting in Dubai on Sunday. Farhatullah Babar said that the decision was taken when some senior... Read more
Shahbaz leaves for China to meet politicians, traders
Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif visit for China where he will meet high-level officials and traders of the country. According to details, Shahbaz Sharif will meet the political leadership of the country along with officials of Communist Party of China during his visit to the country. He is... Read more
Pokemon GO blamed for illegal border crossing from Canada to U.S
Two youths unaware of their surroundings when they were playing Pokemon GO on their cell phones made an illegal border crossing this week from Canada into the United States in a remote part of Montana, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said. The two, who were not identified, were found... Read more
Three die, 22 injured in road crashes
Atleast three people were killed and 22 others were wounded in different road accidents across Pakistan. According to police officials, a car-truck collision took place in the jurisdiction of Hyderabad’s Ongar Police Station due to which two people were killed and two others were wounded. The deceased were identified... Read more
Four die as Orange Line project truck hits motorists
Four people were killed and four  injured when a truck working on the Orange Line train project collided with a rickshaw and two motorcycles. According to  initial information, a truck working for the Orange Line project hit the rickshaw and two motorcycle at Lahore’s Daroghawala area due to which... Read more
CTD killed five TTP operatives’ in Rajanpur
Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) gunned down five terrorists affiliated with Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Rajanpur. According to CTD, on a tip off CTD personnel conducted an operation at Gaddanar Chowk, Rajanpur. In an exchange firing between the law enforcement agencies and the militant after which five terrorists were killed whereas three of... Read more
Doomed Egyptair flight broke up midair after fire: report
An Egyptair flight that crashed into the Mediterranean in May likely broke up in midair after a fire erupted in or near the cockpit, the New York Times reported. However it remains unclear whether the blaze was triggered by mechanical malfunction or a criminal act, Egyptian officials who spoke... Read more