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Muslim man, Jewish woman pray together at tribute to Manchester attack victims

Muslim man, Jewish woman pray together at tribute to Manchester attack victims

By Reuters MANCHESTER:  A Muslim man comforted an elderly Jewish women and the pair prayed together at a floral tribute in the centre of Manchester in a symbol of the city’s unity following a suicide bomb attack which killed at least 22 people. Sadiq Patel came and comforted Renee Rachel Black, who was visibly upset, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to reach Madrid Open final

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to reach Madrid Open final

Four-time champion Rafael Nadal ended a three-year, seven-match losing streak against Novak Djokovic to reach the final of the Madrid Open. The Spaniard, 30, won 6-2 6-4 to claim his first victory over the Serb since the 2014 French Open final. Nadal improved his record on clay this year to 14-0 and will face Austrian […]

Next cyber-attack could be imminent, warn experts

Next cyber-attack could be imminent, warn experts

Web Desk Another major cyber-attack could be imminent after Friday’s global hit that infected more than 125,000 computer systems, security experts have warned. UK security researcher “MalwareTech”, who helped to limit the ransomware attack, predicted “another one coming… quite likely on Monday”. The virus, which took control of users’ files, spread to 100 countries, including […]

Eurovision 2017: Portugal’s ballad wins contest

Eurovision 2017: Portugal’s ballad wins contest

Entertainment Desk Portugal have won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in the competition’s history. Salvador Sobral, 27, won with his love ballad Amar Pelos Dois, which was written by his sister. He said on receiving the trophy: “We live in a world of fast food music. This is a victory for music… […]

Rishi Kapoor bashes young Bollywood for skipping Vinod Khanna’s funeral

Rishi Kapoor bashes young Bollywood for skipping Vinod Khanna’s funeral

DESK REPORT As Bollywood mourns the death of veteran actor Vinod Khanna, who passed away yesterday, his Amar Akbar Anthony co-star Rishi Kapoor has taken to Twitter to express his fury. Fury because the actor was upset at rising stars for skipping Khanna’s funeral in Mumbai. In a series of angry tweets, Rishi wrote, “Shameful. […]

Yasir Hussain’s terrible Hum Awards joke is proof desi comedians need a reality check

Yasir Hussain’s terrible Hum Awards joke is proof desi comedians need a reality check

EDITOR The comic says he’s sorry for making the joke, but this isn’t the first time jokes at award shows have been offensive The 5th annual Hum Awards held in Lahore this Saturday featured lots of high points — unfortunately, it also featured its share of lows. And one of those low points came when […]

French policeman killed in Paris attack claimed by IS

French policeman killed in Paris attack claimed by IS

AFP A known terror suspect shot dead a French policeman and wounded two others Thursday on Paris’s Champs Elysees in an attack claimed by the militant Islamic State (IS) group days before a presidential election. Observers had long feared bloodshed ahead of Sunday’s vote in France following a string of atrocities since 2015 and the […]