Chemicals spill at Tesla battery factory, no serious injuries

Chemicals spill at Tesla battery factory, no serious injuries

Agencies A hazardous material spill at Tesla Inc’s Gigafactory battery plant in Nevada on Monday was being investigated by emergency workers but there were no serious injuries, the company said. Tesla spokesman Dave Arnold said a drum of “standard construction cleaning solvent” was spilled at a loading dock and a small area of the building was […]

Donald Trump forgets to put hand on heart during national anthem

Donald Trump forgets to put hand on heart during national anthem

By News Desk US President Donald Trump hosted his first ever White House Easter Egg Roll, a tradition that has been in place for almost 140 years. However, it was a moment caught on camera between Trump and the First Lady that garnered attention and people can’t seem to get over it. Sans Trump, Hasan […]

‘Silence’ deals a blow to probe into porn scandal

‘Silence’ deals a blow to probe into porn scandal

Web Desk LAHORE: The Sargodha child pornography case, unprecedented in the country, suffered a blow when none of the children allegedly exploited or their parents approached by the Federal Investigation Agency were willing to record statement against the prime suspect. “I did work with Manto uncle (suspect Saadat Amin’s nickname) but it is not me […]

NA unanimously condemns Mashal’s murder

NA unanimously condemns Mashal’s murder

Special corr As Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly (NA) Khursheed Shah called on lawmakers to present a united front against the “barbaric” lynching of Mardan university student Mashal Khan over alleged blasphemy, MNAs passed a unanimous resolution condemning Khan’s murder on Tuesday. The resolution called for effective measures to ensure that the […]

Shah Rukh Khan might be in the next Rush Hour… but on one condition

Shah Rukh Khan might be in the next Rush Hour… but on one condition

Desk Report Remember when filmmaker Brett Ratner met Shah Rukh Khan? The X-Men: The Last Stand director met with SRK at the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival where they talked, laughed and even danced. Ratner turned out to be a Shah Rukh fan as he hoped to work on a Rush Hour sequel with […]

In conversation with Junaid Iqbal, CEO, Careem Pakistan

In conversation with Junaid Iqbal, CEO, Careem Pakistan

Monitoring Desk The CEO of Careem Pakistan talks about how Careem plans to make further inroads into the Pakistani market. Co-founded by a Pakistani, Mudassir Sheikha, and Magnus Olsson, Founder and MD, Careem began operations in the UAE in 2012. Talha bin Hamid speaks to Junaid Iqbal, CEO, Careem Pakistan, to find more about what […]

Most major Western leaders to skip China’s New Silk Road summit

Most major Western leaders to skip China’s New Silk Road summit

REUTERS Only one leader of a big Western country is attending China’s most important diplomatic event of the year, a summit next month on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s New Silk Road strategy, as China’s foreign minister denied it had been snubbed. Xi has championed what China formally calls the “One Belt, One Road” or OBOR […]

Female militant arrested in Lahore found to be IS-affiliate who went missing

Female militant arrested in Lahore found to be IS-affiliate who went missing

 LAHORE:  Atleast one militant was killed while four others, including a woman, were arrested on Saturday in a joint operation by the Counter-Terrorism Department [CTD] and security agencies in Lahore. According to sources, the militants had planned to target churches and Christian gatherings on Easter in the city. Four security personnel were injured during the […]

Erdogan faces referendum test as Turkey votes on sweeping reforms bill

Erdogan faces referendum test as Turkey votes on sweeping reforms bill

Monitoring Desk Ankara, Turkey (CNN)Millions of Turks will vote Sunday on a controversial new draft constitution that would give sweeping new powers to the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Voters are being asked to endorse an 18-article reform package put forward by the ruling Justice and Development Party that would effectively replace the system of […]

TTP hideout destroyed, huge cache of weapons recovered from FATA: ISPR

TTP hideout destroyed, huge cache of weapons recovered from FATA: ISPR

By News Desk A militant hideout was destroyed and a huge cache of weapons was recovered during an intelligence-based operation by security forces in Fata, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Sunday. PHOTO: ISPR “Security forces recover huge cache of arms and ammunition including rockets, prepared IEDs, explosive, grenades, mortor bombs, different types of weapons […]

Bollywood needs screenwriters of Hollywood’s calibre: Shah Rukh Khan

Bollywood needs screenwriters of Hollywood’s calibre: Shah Rukh Khan

DESK REPORT Shah Rukh Khan was recently honoured at the 60th San Francisco International Film Festival where he was in a candid conversation with X-Men: The Last Stand director Brett Ratner. “Hollywood can help Bollywood in a big way,” the Raees star told Brett during their session. “We need screenplay and dialogue writers of Hollywood’s […]

India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

By News Desk Rejecting New Delhi’s brouhaha over the death sentencing of an Indian spy, Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said on Saturday that India stands totally exposed on the issue of terror financing and perpetrating subversive acts in Pakistan. A Pakistani military court has recently sentenced Kulbushan Jadhav – an Indian national– to death […]