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Eradicating poverty not question of charity but of justice: UN chief

Eradicating poverty not question of charity but of justice: UN chief

UNITED NATIONS (APP):UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has stressed the fundamental connection between eradicating poverty and upholding equal rights for all in a message commemorating the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty.“Let us remember that ending poverty is not a matter of charity but a question of justice,” the UN Chief said.He said that since […]

SHC grants protective bail to Jam Khan Shoro as NAB issues his arrest warrants

SHC grants protective bail to Jam Khan Shoro as NAB issues his arrest warrants

KARACHI  – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Thursday has issued arrest warrants of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) member of provincial assembly Jam Khan Shoro.According to details, special teams of anti-corruption watchdog have been formed for Shoro’s arrest.Following the warrants, PPP leader approached Sindh High Court (SHC) for protective bail. The court granted him bail over […]

Iran calls US sanctions on paramilitary force ‘blind vindictiveness’

Iran calls US sanctions on paramilitary force ‘blind vindictiveness’

TEHRAN: Iran called new US sanctions against its paramilitary Basij group an act of “blind vindictiveness” on Wednesday.“America’s new sanctions are a clear insult to international and legal mechanisms and a result of the American government’s blind vindictiveness against the Iranian nation,” said foreign ministry spokesperson Bahram Ghasemi.He called Washington’s “lack of adherence to international legal mechanisms” […]

Twitter will now publicly flag offensive tweets

Twitter will now publicly flag offensive tweets

Public exposure certainly helps deter unwanted behaviour. Twitter is taking this pretty seriously after cracking down on users who violate the social media giant’s terms of service.On Wednesday, the company announced that any such tweets will be replaced with a post reading “This tweet is no longer available because it violated the Twitter Rules.” Twitter sets crackdown […]

CDWP clears seven schemes of Rs283 billion

CDWP clears seven schemes of Rs283 billion

ISLAMABAD: The federal government cleared on Wednesday seven development schemes at a cost of Rs283 billion including the Peshawar metro bus project which was approved at 38% or Rs18-billion higher cost compared to the initial estimate of the provincial government.In its maiden meeting, the Central Development Working Party (CDWP) gave the go-ahead to five projects costing […]

German jazz ensemble plays its ‘voice of the heart’

German jazz ensemble plays its ‘voice of the heart’

 ISLAMABAD: Jazz is no stranger to Pakistan, with ensembles travelling to the country for over 50 years. But all of the ensembles from different countries who have come through, have connected with the audience.The latest such band, Europe’s most prolific and Germany’s top-ranked jazz group Wolfgang Haffner and band explained just why this was so. Islamabad-based […]

128 more fake bank accounts traced, says PM Imran

128 more fake bank accounts traced, says PM Imran

Prime Minister Imran Khan has revealed that authorities have found 128 more bank accounts through which billion of rupees were laundered outside the country.“The opposition is raising a hue and cry over ‘threats to democracy’ as it is afraid of going to jails. Even enemies do not treat you the way previous governments treated the […]

ICAP rejects privatisation of Discos under current infrastructure

ICAP rejects privatisation of Discos under current infrastructure

KARACHI  – The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has drafted its recommendations for government to improve situation in energy sector and have showed its disagreement over the plans to privatise Discos at this stage, terming it more hazardous if done with current infrastructure.Recommendations drafted by the Economic Advisory Committee and Government Relations Committee […]

A Higher Intelligence: Huawei unveils HUAWEI Mate 20 Series

A Higher Intelligence: Huawei unveils HUAWEI Mate 20 Series

LONDON, United Kingdom (Dunya News) Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) today unveiled the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series, one of the most highly anticipated smartphone series of the year. Representing a momentous milestone in the history of the HUAWEI Mate Series, the HUAWEI Mate 20 Series embodies the pinnacle of innovation. Designed with the industry’s most […]

Katrina Kaif to play role of Pakistani girl in next project

Katrina Kaif to play role of Pakistani girl in next project

(Web Desk) – One of the biggest dance films of Bollywood is in its pre-production stage currently. The film stars Varun Dhawan and Katrina Kaif in the main roles and will be directed by trendsetting choreographer Remo D’Souza. Bhushan Kumar is producing the film that is being deemed as the biggest dance film of Bollywood. […]

Pakistan take control after Abbas annihilates Australia

Pakistan take control after Abbas annihilates Australia

ABU DHABI (Reuters) -The 28-year-old right-arm quick then tested Finch with some sharp inswingers but it was his partner Travis Head (14) who cracked under pressure, gifting a comfortable catch to Asad Shafiq in the slip cordon to leave Australia reeling at 56-4.Mitchell Marsh arrived to the crease with a positive mindset and added 13 […]

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 […]