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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 […]

A big relief to Nawaz – Now What’s Next? Here’s the Experts’ Say

A big relief to Nawaz – Now What’s Next? Here’s the Experts’ Say

(WebDesk) – Surely the suspension of the sentences brought a great relief to the Sharif family after along span of tension, dismay and disappointments. The latest political development created a chaotic stir on the political landscape.Political parties have started to re align their course and re affirm their narratives following a little relief given to […]

After London, now Dubai properties also in tax spotlight

After London, now Dubai properties also in tax spotlight

ISLAMABAD: A day after announcing receipt of all property related data in London, the Federal Board of Revenue claimed on Tuesday that it has received particulars of Pakistani nationals who have undeclared properties in Dubai. A senior official of the FBR said the data includes quantum of rental income earned from these properties. The data […]

Voters will now be able to find their polling station via SMS: ECP

Voters will now be able to find their polling station via SMS: ECP

Voters will now be able to check their polling station by sending their national identity card (NIC) number to 8300, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) announced on Wednesday. Although the 8300 messaging service has been active for some time, it only provided information on the electoral area. When the ECP is done updating its […]

Alhamra Academy of Performing Arts will now offer diploma and degree courses

Alhamra Academy of Performing Arts will now offer diploma and degree courses

The Lahore Arts Council (LAC) took measures on the syllabus of Alhamra Academy of Performing Arts and faculty hiring on Wednesday. The meeting, headed by LAC Executive Director Atta Muhammad Khan, decided that teachers of music, dance, singing and other classes would submit their course outlines to the executive director in 15 days while the […]

Due to efforts of the civil-military leadership it is now possible to hold sports events peacefully: PM Abbasi

Due to efforts of the civil-military leadership it is now possible to hold sports events peacefully: PM Abbasi

Islamabad: Asghar Ali Mubarak The Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that due to the efforts of the civil-military leadership it is now possible to hold sports events peacefully.The Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that Pakistan has turned peaceful now which has made it possible to hold national level sports events.The prime […]

If you bought $100 of bitcoin 7 years ago, you’d be sitting on $75 million now

If you bought $100 of bitcoin 7 years ago, you’d be sitting on $75 million now

By News Desk As the seven year anniversary of the first bitcoin transaction hit, the cryptocurrency also hit a record high trading at $2,251.61 on Monday, reported CNBC. In simpler words, if seven years ago you bought $100 of bitcoin, they would now be worth $75 million. On May 22, 2010 a programmer named Laszlo […]

Xinjiang separatists are China’s ‘most prominent’ challenge: official

Xinjiang separatists are China’s ‘most prominent’ challenge: official

Xinjiang separatists are China’s ‘most prominent’ challenge: official REUTERS Separatists in western China pose the “most prominent” challenge to the country’s security, economy and social stability, the China Daily newspaper quoted a top security official on Friday as saying. Beijing has long said it faces a determined campaign by a group known as the East […]

I recorded Imran Khan’s ‘phateechar’ comment and now I’m being threatened

I recorded Imran Khan’s ‘phateechar’ comment and now I’m being threatened

The Verdict I recorded Imran Khan’s ‘phateechar’ comment and now I’m being threatened By Iffat Hasan Rizvi Published: March 9, 2017 Neither the PTI chief nor his media advisers restricted anyone from recording videos on their mobile phones or taking notes on their diaries or issued any directive about any part of the media talk […]

Trump’s travel ban has revoked 60,000 visas for now

Trump’s travel ban has revoked 60,000 visas for now

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON: About 60,000 visas were revoked under U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily halting immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries, the State Department said on Friday, in one of several government communications clarifying how the order is being rolled out. The revocation means the government voided travel visas for people trying to enter the […]

Used to whizzing bullets, IHK border farmers now hit by drought

Used to whizzing bullets, IHK border farmers now hit by drought

KEERNI, India (Reuters) – The past three decades have not been kind to the residents of Keerni. This village in the Poonch district of held Kashmir sits on the disputed Line of Control between India and Pakistan, and has seen people and cattle maimed or killed in the crossfire or by landmines. Residents of Keerni’s […]