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...
PM approves construction of Hyderabad-Sukkur motorway
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved the construction of Hyderabad-Sukkur motorway. The decision about the mega-project was made at a meeting with Chairman National Highway Authority (NHA) Shahid Ashraf, who gave him a comprehensive briefing on the status of ongoing and future development projects across the country. The project... Read more
Putin made Trump ‘an unwitting agent’ of Russia: Ex-CIA official
A former top CIA official attacked Donald Trump on Friday as a danger to national security, saying President Vladimir Putin had made the Republican presidential candidate an “unwitting agent” of Russia. Putin had flattered Trump into supporting positions favorable to Russia, Michael Morell, a longtime CIA officer and former... Read more
Murad Ali Shah invites his look-alike to Karachi
New Sindh Chief Minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah invited his replica Syed Irfan Haider Shah Kazmi  to Karachi. Talking to local news channel, ARY News, Irfan Haider said that CM Sindh has invited him to Karachi. Irfan is a resident of Sialkot and has astonishing resemblances with the newly... Read more
Japanese will ´watch Sony TV´ if US is attacked: Trump
White House hopeful Donald Trump savaged US ally Japan Friday, expressing frustration that Washington must defend the Asian nation but that if the United States is attacked, Japanese can “sit home and watch Sony television.” The Republican nominee launched the broadside during a speech in Iowa where he reprised... Read more
Pele says can’t light Olympic cauldron due to poor health
Brazil football legend Pele said poor health will prevent him from lighting the Olympic cauldron at the Games’ opening ceremony on Friday as he had hoped to do. “Dear friends, only God is more important than my health!” the 75-year-old said in a statement published by Brazilian media. “Right... Read more
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres can become UN sect. general
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres is still the frontrunner to be the next United Nations secretary-general after the second Security Council secret ballot, diplomats say. The 15-member council cast a ballot for each of the 11 candidates, and the choices were “encourage”, “discourage” or “no opinion”. Mr Guterres... Read more
Fire broke out shopping center in Karachi
A fire broke out at a shopping center in Defense area Karachi on Friday night. According to rescue sources, the blaze erupted at the second storey of a shopping center in Defense Phase-1. The fire has not yet been brought under control despite three hours of efforts. Eight fire tenders... Read more
Karachi plunges into dark after Friday rainfall
After the heavy rainfall different areas of Karachi plunged into darkness . According to Karachi Electric (KE) at least 250 feeders tripped on Friday after light to heavy showers washed the mega-city intermittently this evening. The areas affected with power outage include Gurumandir, Mehmoodabad, Kharadar, Garden, Ranchore Lines, Mauripur... Read more
At least seven killed as heavy rain hits Karachi
At least seven people died in Karachi after heavy rain lashed the following a power breakdown in most parts. Following the rainfall Karachi plunged into darkness as at least 250 feeders of K-Electric tripped on Friday after light to heavy showers washed the mega-city intermittently this evening. Friday’s rain left... Read more
Fresh Kashmir protests kill two, injure over 100
Fresh protests in Indian-occupied Kashmir Friday left at least two protesters dead and more than 100 injured, taking the death toll from nearly a month of unrest to 54, a police officer said. Thousands of residents clashed with government forces, defying a curfew authorities extended to large parts of... Read more
Rio’s glittering opening launches Olympic with Fireworks
The Rio Olympics opening ceremony started with fireworks and laser lit choreography on Friday as Brazil sought to forget seven years of troubled preparations and the Olympic movement to temporarily put aside its doping crisis. Under the gaze of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue, 78,000 packed packed into the iconic Maracana... Read more