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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, […]

Macron says ‘horrified’ at UK attack

Macron says ‘horrified’ at UK attack

AFP PARIS:  French President Emmanuel Macron voiced his “horror” at the attack that killed 22 people at a pop concert in England, and plans to speak to British Prime Minister Theresa May. Macron “learnt with horror and shock about the attack that occurred yesterday evening,” his office said in a statement. “He addresses all of […]

Indian woman abducts lover at gunpoint on his wedding night

Indian woman abducts lover at gunpoint on his wedding night

By News Desk A young woman abducted a groom from his wedding at gunpoint in Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. So far, there are no clues about the kidnapped groom’s whereabouts. People said the young man and his abductress had been in a relationship, before things went awry and the jilted woman took this ‘drastic’ […]

Lahoriite celebrates Mother’s Day with triplets

Lahoriite celebrates Mother’s Day with triplets

LAHORE:  There are millions of women who long for just one child, but a lucky Lahoriite woman was blessed with three kids in one go, that too just ahead of Mothers’ Day. She and her three offspring are safe and healthy, while the woman can celebrate Mother’s Day in its true spirit. The young woman, […]

The trains and sea ports of China’s new Silk Road

The trains and sea ports of China’s new Silk Road

AFP BEIJING:  China opened its Silk Road summit on Sunday to showcase its ambitious plans to revive ancient trade routes from Asia to Europe and Africa. President Xi Jinping hailed the initiative for a massive network of rail and maritime links – dubbed One Belt, One Road – as “a project of the century” in […]

Four drown during picnic at Karachi’s Paradise Point

Four drown during picnic at Karachi’s Paradise Point

Our Desk Four people, including three teenagers, drowned in the sea near the Paradise Point beach in Karachi on Sunday, police said. The four were residents of the Buffer Zone area. They drowned early Sunday morning while at the beach for a picnic, Station House Officer (SHO) Maripur Muhammad Iqbal said. The deceased were identified […]

Hasan Minhaj’s best jokes at White House correspondents’ dinner

Hasan Minhaj’s best jokes at White House correspondents’ dinner

News Desk US President Donald Trump missed the first White House Correspondents’ Association dinner of his presidency but that didn’t keep the night’s entertainer, comedian Hasan Minhaj, from targeting him. The Indian-Muslim who is a comedian on the ‘Daily Show’ used his 25 minute long monologue to address “the elephant not in the room”. Here is a list […]

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 […]

Muslim woman forced to remove hijab at airport in Rome

Muslim woman forced to remove hijab at airport in Rome

By News Desk A Muslim woman said on Friday she was forced by airport security staff in Rome to remove her hijab to get on a flight to London. Aghnia Adzkia, an Indonesian citizen, also filmed her experience at Ciampino Airport where she said she faced discrimination as a Muslim since she saw the staff […]

US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995

US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995

By Reuters NEW YORK:  US airlines are bumping passengers off flights at the lowest rate since 1995, a Reuters analysis of federal data showed on Tuesday, even as United Continental Holdings (UAL.N) has kicked up a storm over the practice. Compelling ticketed passengers to give up a seat can be costly, and as United has […]

Reshma’s son and daughter-in-law perform at Lok Virsa

Reshma’s son and daughter-in-law perform at Lok Virsa

Children of famous folk singers like Ustad Khameso Khan and Zarsanga were invited to participate in the annual Lok Mela Lok Virsa invited the children of legendary folk artists to take part in a live concert at its Open Air Theatre on Tuesday as part of its annual 10-day Lok Mela. The event was meant […]

Census will be completed at all costs, vows General Bajwa

Census will be completed at all costs, vows General Bajwa

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday visited the Army Census Support Centre (CSC) at the headquarters of Army Air Defence Command in Rawalpindi and said “the census would be completed at all costs”, the military’s media wing said. During the visit, General Bajwa was briefed on details about the support being extended to […]

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