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Imran urges UN to do more to end Rohingyas ‘genocide’

Imran urges UN to do more to end Rohingyas ‘genocide’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has, in an open letter to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, expressed serious concern over the ‘genocide’ of the Rohingyas in Myanmar. “We [PTI] find this continuing silence and complete inaction by the UN on the continuing plight and persecution of the Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar a shameful testament […]

Boeing to lay off hundreds more engineers

Boeing to lay off hundreds more engineers

Agencies Boeing Co warned employees on Monday it planned another round of involuntary layoffs that would affect hundreds of engineers at its commercial airplanes unit, according to a source and a memo seen by Reuters.The latest job cuts followed a prior involuntary reduction of 245 workers set for May 19 as the company responded to […]

Children who spend more time on social media feel less happy, says study

Children who spend more time on social media feel less happy, says study

By News Desk Children who spend more time on social media are likely to feel less happy in most aspects of their lives, a study has revealed. The research, published in Social Science Research Network [SSRN], was conducted by a team of economists at the University of Sheffield who found that the use of social […]

Reading news more often can make you more Islamophobic

Reading news more often can make you more Islamophobic

By News Desk A new study in New Zealand found people who read the news more often are likely to feel ‘angry’ at Muslims. The research, published in the science journal PLOS ONE, includes responses from 16, 584 New Zealanders from the New Zealand Attitudes and Values Study [NZAVS]. According to the authors, “widespread representations […]

‘Love’ causes more fatalities in India than terror attacks

‘Love’ causes more fatalities in India than terror attacks

PHOTO: AFP News Desk A fairy-tale love story may be every other Indian’s fantasy but in reality, ‘love’ has led to many untimely deaths – even more than terror attacks. In the last 15 years, ‘love’ has been officially cited as the reason behind 38, 585 homicides, 79, 189 suicides, while in 206, 000 cases […]

Babies cry more in UK, Canada and Italy, less in Germany: study

Babies cry more in UK, Canada and Italy, less in Germany: study

By Reuters LONDON: Babies cry more in Britain, Canada, Italy and Netherlands than in other countries, while newborns in Denmark, Germany and Japan cry and fuss the least, researchers said on Monday. In research looking at how much babies around the world cry in their first three months, psychologists from Britain have created the first universal […]

Kubra Khan, Junaid Khan and more own the night on Bridal Couture Week Day 3

Kubra Khan, Junaid Khan and more own the night on Bridal Couture Week Day 3

DESK REPORT But really, each showstopper looked better than the last QMobile Hum Bridal Couture Week ’17 ended with a bang! There was a tribute to Junaid Jamshed by Nickie Nina, a dedication to Dar-ul-Sakoon by Sonya Battla, a QMobile light show to entertain guests, and then there was Fuzon to wrap it all up […]

Afghanistan wants more US help in fight against Taliban, IS

Afghanistan wants more US help in fight against Taliban, IS

Afghanistan wants the United States to send more forces to help meet shortfalls in the battle against the Taliban and the militant Islamic State (IS) group, the country’s top diplomat said Tuesday. Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani welcomed a recent call by US Gen John Nicholson, the top US commander in Afghanistan, for a few […]

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes

Republicans modify Obamacare repeal bill to win more GOP votes WASHINGTON — Republicans released a modified health care bill Monday in an attempt to shore up support among both conservatives and moderates for their legislation to replace the Affordable Care Act before the House votes Thursday — seven years to the day after President Obama signed […]

Apple says to add two more R&D centers in China

Apple says to add two more R&D centers in China

Apple, says, to, add, two, more, R&D, centers, in, China  Agency Apple will set up two new research and development centres in Shanghai and Suzhou in China, it said in a statement in its Chinese website on Friday. Apple said it is adding the two new locations after the two previously announced centres in Beijing […]

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce

India more than doubles maternity leave to boost female workforce REUTERS NEW DELHI: India will more than double maternity leave, allow work from home and require employers to have crèches to improve maternal and child health and boost a declining female workforce. A bill approved by parliament late on Thursday increases fully paid leave to […]

PAKISTAN Veteran actor Farooq Zameer passes away

PAKISTAN Veteran actor Farooq Zameer passes away

LAHORE: Veteran TV actor Farooq Zameer passed away on Thursday after a protracted illness,  The famous TV actor had been suffering from illness for six months. His funeral prayer will be held in Lahore. Farooq Zameer has performed pivotal roles in scores of dramas including ‘Rani’, ’93 Shumali’ and ‘Gadarya’. He has also acted in a […]