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...
New York regulator fines Habib Bank $225mn for compliance failures
The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) said on Thursday it had fined Habib Bank and its New York branch $225 million for failures to comply with laws and regulations designed to combat illicit money transactions. The regulator said it had also imposed a surrender order imposing conditions... Read more
Ayesha Gulalai announces she will not leave PTI
Ayesha Gulalai has decided not leave the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and will continue to remain a part of it. Gulalai speaking at a media after appearing before the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), said: “Imran Niazi doesn’t hold any right to expel anyone from the party. “The PTI is not... Read more
COAS spends time with Shuhada-e-Pakistan’s families
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent time with the families of Shuhada-e-Pakistan till late night after a ceremony at General Headquarters (GHQ) Wednesday on Defence Day. COAS interacted with families of Shuhada e Pak till late night at GHQ after ceremony. Saluted sacrifices, hailed resolve.... Read more
Del Potro stuns Federer at US Open
Juan Martin del Potro sensationally gate-crashed the US Open again on Wednesday, stunning five-champion Roger Federer and shattering hopes of a first New York showdown between the Swiss legend and Rafael Nadal. The Argentine giant, who won his only Grand Slam title in the city in 2009 by beating... Read more
Indian court jails Mumbai 1993 blasts convict for life
 A court on Thursday jailed for life Abu Salem, convicted of involvement in India´s most deadly bombings, a series of blasts in the financial capital that killed 257 people in 1993, television channels said. The fate of the other four men found guilty of the blasts along with Abu... Read more
The Tubby Tyrant and His Favourite Toys
As far as tyrants go, North Korea’s Kim Jong Un is as nondescript as they come.  He looks like a Korean version of “Kung Fu Panda.” However here all resemblance stops because unlike his ‘panda’ counterpart, the current head of the Kim dynasty is not even remotely shy of... Read more