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...
DNA offers hard evidence of malaria in Roman Empire
A DNA analysis of 2,000-year-old teeth unearthed from an Italian graveyard has offered hard evidence that malaria existed during the Roman Empire, researchers said Monday. The findings are based on mitochondrial DNA — genetic material inherited from one´s mother — extracted from teeth belonging to 58 adults and 10... Read more
South Korea’s Park digs in, as tycoons deny seeking favours
South Korean President Park Geun-hye, engulfed in an influence peddling scandal, said if she was impeached she would wait for a court to uphold the decision, a party official said on Tuesday, a sign a political crisis could drag on for months. Park’s embattled presidency faces a critical juncture,... Read more
Major tech firms team up to curb ´terrorist content´
Major US tech firms announced Monday they would work together to curb the spread of online “terrorist content,” responding to pressure from governments around the world. The announcement by Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft and Google-owned YouTube aims to use “digital fingerprints” to block or remove violent content or efforts to... Read more
Zero tolerance for terrorism: General Bajwa
General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Quetta  Yadgar-e-Shuhada to acknowledge the sacrifices of all martyrs who laid their lives for the motherland. According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, the COAS visited headquarters Southern Command where he was briefed in detail about... Read more
Former FIFA president Blatter loses appeal against ban
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal against a six-year ban for ethics violations, imposed amid the biggest corruption scandal to shake the world soccer body, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Monday. CAS ruled that Blatter had authorised payments to Michel Platini, then... Read more
Former COAS Rasheel Sharif visits grave of Shabbir Sharif
Former Chief of Army Staff General (rtd.) Raheel Sharif visited the grave of Mjor Shabbir Sharif Shaheed on his martyrdom anniversary today (Tuesday).  The martyrdom anniversary of Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed is being observed today. Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed was martyred at Sulemanki Headworks during the 1971 war and... Read more
Turkish Airlines to play tourism documentaries
Turkish Airline will publish Pakistan’s tourism attractions in its in-flight magazines and also play tourism documentaries.   This was stated by General Manager Turkish Airline Yunus Mert in a meeting with Managing Director Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) Abdul Ghafoor, said a press release here on Tuesday. He said... Read more
Trump ready to resolve Kashmir issue
US Vice President-elect Mike Pence has opined that President-elect Donald Trump, with his unparalleled negotiating skills, is prepared to play a pivotal role in the Kashmir issue. Speaking in NBC’s “Meet the Press” show, Pence noted that the rising tensions between India and Pakistan in recent times have exacerbated... Read more
Qandeel Baloch’s brother charged with her murder
The court has charged the brother of slain social media star Qandeel Baloch with her murder in one of the country´s highest-profile “honour killings”. Model Qandeel Baloch, who shot to fame for her provocative selfies that polarised the conservative Muslim country, was strangled in July by her brother Muhammad... Read more
Panama case: SC seeks three questions from Sharif family
The Supreme Court bench hearing Panama Leaks case has asked three questions from the Sharif Family lawyer. During the proceedings, Justice Saeed Khosa raised three questions from the prime minister’s counsel about the companies owning London flats. How did the children establish these companies? Explain, who is dependent on... Read more