Dollar up by 15 paisa in interbank market

Dollar up by 15 paisa in interbank market

KARACHI – Dollar rate in interbank market on Tuesday has increased by 15 paisa after which its value reached Rs134.Dollar is fluctuating between Rs132 and Rs134 in open market.According to experts, this increase in the U.S. dollar value is alarming for the economic stability, therefore, the issue should be addressed on immediate basis.Since the oath […]

Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade

Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the “mastermind” behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz last month which left 25 people dead, nearly half of them members of the Guards. The Guards said in a statement published on state media their forces had […]

Parliament is ‘mother’ of all state institutions: Khursheed Shah

Parliament is ‘mother’ of all state institutions: Khursheed Shah

ISLAMABAD  – Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader Khursheed Shah on Wednesday said that the parliament is not merely a place for debates as it is meant to enact laws for the country.While addressing the National Assembly (NA) session, Shah termed parliament as ‘mother’ of state institutions, adding that PPP has been fighting for the supremacy […]

US says Saudis promise accountability but deny knowledge over missing writer

ANKARA: Saudi Arabia promised to ensure a thorough probe and accountability over a missing Saudi journalist but stood by denials the kingdom killed him, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, as he paid a supportive visit to the under-fire ally.President Donald Trump dispatched Pompeo on an urgent mission to Riyadh to defuse a crisis […]

Samsung buys AI tech firm Zhilabs to boost 5G capabilities

Samsung buys AI tech firm Zhilabs to boost 5G capabilities

SEOUL: Samsung said on Wednesday it had acquired artificial intelligence technology firm Zhilabs to enhance its 5G capabilities, marking a major push into the 5G market. Review: Samsung Note 9, a subtle powerhouse Zhilabs will continue to operate independently under its own management, Samsung said in a statement. Samsung unveils Galaxy Note 9 to reverse disappointing sales […]

Toyota raises car prices by up to Rs350,000 from Jan 2019

Toyota raises car prices by up to Rs350,000 from Jan 2019

KARACHI: The Indus Motor Company (IMC), which had recently stopped car bookings, has made a massive increase in prices following the recent round of rupee devaluation.The company has raised prices ranging from Rs50,000 to Rs175,000 for November and December deliveries and Rs100,000 to Rs350,000 for deliveries from January 2019 onwards.Indus Motor announced that it will be observing […]

Accountability threatens looters not democracy: Fawad

Accountability threatens looters not democracy: Fawad

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday denied opposition claims of a nexus between the ruling party and the country’s anti-graft watchdog and said democracy was not under threat by accountability but looters are. “People because of whom Pakistan is suffering will be held accountable.”Addressing media outside the National Assembly, ahead of the session called to debate Pakistan […]

Zainab murder case: Imran Ali executed in Lahore

Zainab murder case: Imran Ali executed in Lahore

LAHORE: Convict Imran Ali – sentenced to death for the rape and murder of Zainab and twelve other minors girls – was hanged early Wednesday morning at Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail.The black warrant for Imran’s execution was carried out at 5:30am in accordance with the prevailing law on capital punishment. According to Express News, Imran’s body was handed over […]

Pakistan HC re-launches official website

Pakistan HC re-launches official website

Colombo: October 16, 2018 High Commissioner of Pakistan Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat unveiled the new interface of the official website of the High Commission on October 16, 2018. On the occasion, the High Commissioner said that the new website will become a one-stop gateway for visitors to Pakistan with essential information highlighting the rich cultural […]

Protecting nature the best way to keep planet cool: report

Protecting nature the best way to keep planet cool: report

PARIS (AFP) – The best and fairest way to cap global warming is to empower indigenous forest peoples, reduce food waste and slash meat consumption, an alliance of 38 NGOs said Monday.Restoring natural forest ecosystems, securing the land rights of local communities and revamping the global food system could cut greenhouse emissions 40 percent by […]

Pakistan five wickets down in lack luster show of game against Australia

Pakistan five wickets down in lack luster show of game against Australia

ABU DHABI (AFP) – Off-spinner Nathan Lyon took four wickets off six balls to catch Pakistan tottering at 77-5 at lunch on the first day of the second and final Test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.Lyon dismissed Azhar Ali caught and bowled for 15 in his fourth over and then next ball had Haris Sohail […]

Nicole Kidman radically transforms for drama ‘Destroyer’

Nicole Kidman radically transforms for drama ‘Destroyer’

LONDON (Reuters) – Hollywood star Nicole Kidman undergoes a dramatic makeover for new drama “Destroyer”, playing a tired-looking and worn out police detective with a painful history.The Oscar winner swaps her blonde locks for a short bob and rugged style to play Erin Bell, a detective whose past continues to haunt her years after infiltrating […]