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...
Pokemon Go ‘is blasphemous’ Indian court told
Pokemon Go is blasphemous and should be banned, an Indian court was told Wednesday, because it rewards religious vegetarians with eggs. Lawyer Nachiket Dave argued that the game offended the religious sensibilities of Hindus and Jains some of whom do not eat meat or other animal products by giving... Read more
KWSB demands to establish own anti-encroachment cell
Karachi Water and Sewerage Board (KWSB) has demanded from the Sindh government to provide the authority  to establish with own anti-encroachment cell. In order to recover occupied lands owned by the authority, local government has approved a summary prepared by the KWSB for ts own anti-encroachment cell and police... Read more
Ban imposed on swimming at sea view on Eid holidays
The Sindh Home department Wednesday imposed a ban on swimming/bathing on the beaches/sea sides within the territorial limits of Karachi Division for a period of three days of Eid ul Azha. This was announced in a notification issued by the Sindh Home Department. The ban will impose from 10th... Read more
Rallies cause tracffic jam in Karachi
Heavy traffic Wednesday choked Karachi’s main arteries due to multiple rallies in the city. According to traffic police,  rallies being staged by Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) and a civil society group and Gridlocks were witnessed on Shahrah-e-Faisal and M A Jinnah Road. SSP Traffic Qamar Rizvi has appealed to the... Read more
Jo mulk ka ghaddar hay, wo mout ka haqdar hai, slogan banners placed in Karachi
Karachiites witnessed another banners inscribed ‘Jo mulk ka ghaddar hay, wo mout ka haqdar hai’ (traitors of the country deserve death) today (Wednesdays). In reply to the Monday’s threatening banners that read: Jo quaid ka ghaddar hai, wo mout ka haqdar hai (Whoever is a traitor of the chief,... Read more
Oil prices up in Asia as dollar weakens
Oil prices rallied in Asia on Wednesday on the back of a weaker dollar but scepticism that key producers will agree to limit output at an upcoming meeting kept gains in check. The dollar plunged after data Tuesday showed a shock slump in the key US services sector, virtually... Read more
US Open: Djokovic sets up semi-final clash with Monfils
Defending champion Novak Djokovic booked a 10th straight US Open semi-final appearance when Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired trailing 6-3, 6-2 in their marquee quarter-final on Tuesday. It was the third time in five matches that an opponent’s injury has worked to Djokovic’s advantage, after his walkover into the third round... Read more
Migrant-kicking camerawoman charged in Hungary
A Hungarian television camerawoman who made headlines last September after appearing to trip and kick migrants who were fleeing police has been indicted, prosecutors said Wednesday. “The accused is charged by the Public Prosecutor’s Office of Szeged with breach of the peace,” said a statement from Csongrad county chief... Read more
Three burnt to death in tanker-trailer collision near Karachi
At least three people were burnt to death and five others suffered burn injuries on Wednesday when an oil tanker burst into flames after colliding with a long trailer at the Super Highway near Karachi. According to police and rescue officials, the incident occurred when a Hyderabad-bound heavy trailer,... Read more
Drone strike kills seven Al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen
A possible US drone strike killed seven suspected Al-Qaeda operatives in central Yemen, a security official said. The official said a missile fired by what was “probably an American drone” hit an apartment building in the Al-Wadi area of Marib province, east of the capital Sanaa, killing seven people... Read more
Pakistan must destroy all safe havens of terrorists
Spokesperson of the United States Department of State, Mark Toner, said on Wednesday that Pakistan needed to destroy safe havens of all terrorists.  Addressing a media briefing, the United States Department of State spokesperson said that any sort of suggestion to impose a ban on Pakistan was not under... Read more
China’s online chatter muted ahead of Apple iPhone 7 launch
Judging by the volume of online chatter, there’s a lot less buzz in China ahead of this week’s expected launch of the new Apple iPhone, and people on the street say they’re more likely to “wait and see” what the latest device offers than rush out to buy. Posts... Read more