US Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea with 11 crew and passengers
A US Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in waters southeast of Japan’s Okinawa island on Wednesday as...
Uber paid hackers $100,000, concealed data stolen from 57 million accounts
Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the data of...
CJP dismisses registrar’s objections, accepts petitions challenging Elections Act 2017
The Chief Justice of Pakistan dismissed the registrar office’s objections to petitions challenging the Elections Act 2017. Chief Justice...
Pakistan’s repayments on CPEC to peak at $5b in 2022: Chief Economist
Pakistan’s debt and other repayments on China’s “Belt and Road” initiative will peak at around $5 billion in 2022, but will be more than offset by transit fees charged on the new transport corridor, says the Pakistan government’s chief economist. China has pledged to invest up to $57 billion... Read more
Microsoft aims to make artificial intelligence mainstream
Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled new tools intended to democratise artificial intelligence by enabling machine smarts to be built into software from smartphone games to factory floors. Improving programs with artificial intelligence that could tap into services in the internet “cloud” and even take advantage of computing power in nearby... Read more
FBI chief sought more funds for Russia probe days before he was fired: NYT
Former FBI Director James Comey had requested additional funding and personnel for the agency’s probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election just days before he was fired, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Comey, fired by President Donald Trump on Tuesday, had asked Deputy Attorney... Read more
Legendary trance DJ Robert Miles dies aged 47
 The legendary producer, trance DJ Robert Miles has died aged 47. Robert Miles ,who was born Robert Concina in Switzerland, became a sensation in the Nineties for the hit that became one of the biggest dance music tracks in history, making it to number one in more than a dozen countries around the world.... Read more
Four TTP militants hanged
Four hardcore terrorists of the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), who were tried by Military Courts have been executed. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), these terrorists were involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, attacking a mosque, destruction of communication infrastructure, attacking Law Enforcement... Read more
India files petition in ICJ against RAW spy Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence
India has filed petition in the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for stay death sentence of RAW spy of Kulbhushan Jadhav. Jadhav alias Hussein Mubarak Patel, a serving Indian Navy officer and RAW operative, was arrested on March 3, 2016, through a counterintelligence operation from Mashkel area of Balochistan for his involvement... Read more
West Indies out to spoil Misbah, Younis farewells
West Indies will be looking to spoil the international farewells of Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq and senior batsman Younis Khan in Wednesday´s decisive third and final Test at Windsor Park. Buoyed by a series-levelling win five days ago the hosts are in pursuit of a first Test series success in... Read more
Trump fires FBI Director James Comey
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading his agency’s investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential campaign and possible collusion with Trump’s campaign. Trump said the move, which shocked Washington, resulted from Comey’s handling of an election-year... Read more
FIFA to investigate Pogba’s world-record Man Utd transfer
FIFA are to investigate the world-record transfer of Paul Pogba to Manchester United, a source at world football’s governing body told AFP on Tuesday. French midfielder Pogba was transferred for more than £89.3 million ($111 million, 105.2 million euros) in August 2016 from Italian club Juventus. Confirmation of the... Read more
Government Premier College brawl, arrested man turns out to be Rangers’ personnel
A man who was arrested following a brawl at Government Premier College Karachi on Tuesday turned out to be a Rangers’ personnel. According to a spokesperson for Pakistan Rangers Sindh, an unidentified persons arrested for facilitating cheating in intermediate examinations and a brawl at Government Premier College in Nazimabad... Read more