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United says cockpit door codes may have been published online

United says cockpit door codes may have been published online

By Reuters WASHINGTON:  Codes to gain access to United Airlines cockpits may have been made public, the carrier said on Monday, but it stopped short of confirming a report that a flight attendant inadvertently published the codes online in a potential threat to air security.The airline still could keep its flight decks secure through other […]

Indian man arrested for impersonating Osama bin Laden

Indian man arrested for impersonating Osama bin Laden

By News Desk An Indian man was arrested, on Monday, for impersonating al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Indian Express reported. Saddam Hussain Mansur was trying to make an identity card in the name of the feared terrorist who was killed by US troops in 2011. “The complaint said that a few days back Mansuri […]

Azhar moves up in ICC rankings; Yasir, Pakistan retain positions

Azhar moves up in ICC rankings; Yasir, Pakistan retain positions

Sports Desk   Right-handed batsman Azhar Ali moved one place up to the seventh position in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Test batsmen’s rankings after Pakistan beat West Indies on Saturday to claim a historic series win in West Indies. Pakistan had never beaten West Indies in the Caribbean in a Test series but retired […]

People are convinced that Avril Lavigne is dead

People are convinced that Avril Lavigne is dead

By Entertainment Desk It’s back again! Conspiracy theories regarding death and resurrection of celebrities are far too common. If it’s not Tupac Shakur then it’ll be Britney Spears; you start counting and the list goes on. The latest theory to take over the internet by storm is that Canadian singer, Avril Lavigne, actually died in […]

‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

As dozens of world leaders arrived in Beijing to attend the “Belt and Road Forum” hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, India refused to send an official delegation to the summit. India has maintained that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – a flagship project of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative ─ is a violation […]

Alibaba group set to enter Pakistan

Alibaba group set to enter Pakistan

By APP Pakistan, on Tuesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Alibaba Group Holdings Limited to promote the country’s exports by Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through e-commerce. The agreement between Alibaba and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan was signed by Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir and President of Alibaba Group Michael Evans and Douglas Feagin, […]

Teenager died after drinking caffeine too quickly, says coroner

Teenager died after drinking caffeine too quickly, says coroner

By Reuters A South Carolina teenager who collapsed in a high school classroom last month died because he drank several highly caffeinated drinks too quickly, a coroner said on Monday. Davis Allen Cripe, 16, drank a latte from McDonald’s, a large Mountain Dew soda, and a highly caffeinated energy drink in just under two hours, […]

Pakistan committed to eliminating conflict-related sexual violence: Maleeha Lodhi

Pakistan committed to eliminating conflict-related sexual violence: Maleeha Lodhi

UNITED NATIONS:  Pakistan, on Tuesday, called on the international community to convert political-will into practical action to end conflict-related sexual violence that poses a threat to world peace and security. “The world has watched in horror as several state and non-state actors have employed rape and sexual abuse as a deliberate policy to subdue and […]

Beware of this latest WhatsApp scam

Beware of this latest WhatsApp scam

A new WhatsApp scam has been doing the rounds of late. Users on the popular messaging platform have been receiving messages tricking users to visit a http://шһатѕарр.com/?colors domain that promises to let them install WhatsApp in different colours. Screengrab: Reddit The malicious website redirects users to http://blackwhats.site/ which asks them to share the link to […]

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

China pledges $124 billion for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

Chinese President Xi Jinping pledged $124 billion on Sunday for his ambitious new Silk Road plan, saying everyone was welcome to join what he envisioned would be a path for peace and prosperity for the world. China has touted what it formally calls the Belt and Road initiative as a new way to boost development […]

Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

Trump calls for tougher sanctions after North Korea missile

Monitoring Desk President Donald Trump called for tougher sanctions against North Korea after it test-fired a ballistic missile on Sunday in an apparent attempt to test the South’s new liberal president and the US. “Let this latest provocation serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against North Korea,” the White […]

West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split

West Bank votes in polls underlining Palestinian split

Agencies RAMALLAH, PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES:  Palestinians in the occupied West Bank voted Saturday in municipal elections that underscored deep rifts between president Mahmud Abbas’s Fatah party and rival Hamas which runs the Gaza Strip. Their failure to reconcile is seen as a major obstacle to any settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The West Bank and Gaza […]