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Rain washes away Pakistan’s chance of series win over New Zealand

Rain washes away Pakistan’s chance of series win over New Zealand

DUBAI (AFP) – Persistent rain forced the third and final one-day international between Pakistan and New Zealand to be abandoned Sunday, extending the Asian side s seven-year wait for a series win over the Black Caps.New Zealand, set a daunting 280-run target against a potent Pakistan bowling attack were 35-1 after 6.5 overs when rain halted […]

Disney plans new ‘Star Wars’ prequel series for streaming service

Disney plans new ‘Star Wars’ prequel series for streaming service

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A new “Star Wars” prequel series is on its way, this time for Walt Disney Co’s planned Disney+ streaming service, Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger said on Thursday.The live action series will be a prequel to the 2016 movie “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and will star Diego Luna, Iger […]

Gul Bahar Bano’s abduction case takes new twist as another brother emerges

Gul Bahar Bano’s abduction case takes new twist as another brother emerges

BAHAWALPUR – A new twist emerged pertaining to case of alleged abduction of acclaimed singer Gul Bahar Bano by his step brother Mohammad Ayaz on Wednesday.As per details garnered, a person identified as Ghulam Fareed approached police station. Fareed told officials that he is real brother of Bano while accused step brother Ayaz of abducting […]

Uber introduces new safety toolkit for users

Uber introduces new safety toolkit for users

LAHORE – Uber on Thursday announced its new safety toolkit which, over the next few weeks, will be rolled out to the millions of riders, drivers and couriers using the app across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Pakistan.The toolkit will introduce new innovative features which aim to increase transparency and accountability for all users, and […]

India’s rupee hits new record low as RBI holds rates

India’s rupee hits new record low as RBI holds rates

MUMBAI (AFP) – India’s rupee breached 74 to the dollar for the first time ever on Friday as the country’s central bank surprised analysts by holding interest rates.Economists had expected the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to hike its key rate as Asia’s third-largest economy grapples with a plummeting currency and soaring oil prices.But the […]

Oscars body launches new initiatives to support women filmmakers

Oscars body launches new initiatives to support women filmmakers

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The organizers of the Oscars announced a string of new initiatives on Thursday aimed at encouraging female filmmakers. Called “Action: The Academy Women’s Initiative,” the program will include a one-year fellowship for women filmmakers and executives, a lunch that will bring together women across the industry, and a directory aimed at […]

New coal power plant connected to national grid

New coal power plant connected to national grid

ISLAMABAD: A 1,320-megawatt coal-fired power plant of China Power Hub Generation Company Private Limited (CPHGC), being constructed in Hub, Balochistan, has been connected to the national grid, achieving back energy from its 500-kilovolt gas-insulated switchgear.With this breakthrough, CPHGC has entered into the commissioning phase which will lead to synchronisation of its first unit with the national […]

New bombshell revives debate on Trump fitness for office

New bombshell revives debate on Trump fitness for office

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Donald Trump faced a new challenge to his authority Friday after US media reported that his deputy attorney general had discussed ways to force him from office on grounds of incompetence, just months into his presidency.In the latest bombshell to rock the troubled administration, The New York Times and The Washington Post […]

PTI govt. working on new textile package

PTI govt. working on new textile package

(Web Desk) – PTI government is actively working on a new textile package to enhance textile exports, Radio Pakistan reported.This was stated by the newly-elected member Punjab Assembly Farrukh Habib, in a reception hosted by the Faisalabad Dry Port Trust in Faisalabad.He said that we are bound to resolve issues being confronted by the city […]

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