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‘Public endangerment’: Police detain Karachi lion owner after video of ‘pet’ on streets goes viral

‘Public endangerment’: Police detain Karachi lion owner after video of ‘pet’ on streets goes viral

KARACHI: Days after a video of a lion being driven around the streets of Karachi made rounds on social media, police detained late Wednesday the pet and his owner following public complaints. Citizens had made videos and lodged a complaint regarding the lion being driven around the city in a Toyota Vigo. Sindh Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal took […]

China can’t ‘buy its way out’ of global problems: US

China can’t ‘buy its way out’ of global problems: US

By AFP SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA:  China cannot use its economic power to dodge its international responsibilities in the South China Sea and in deterring North Korea, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Monday. After talks in Australia, Tillerson insisted Washington wanted a productive relationship with Beijing, but said China must pull its weight on important […]

Bilawal Bhutto approves PPP office-bearers of three South Punjab Divisions

Bilawal Bhutto approves PPP office-bearers of three South Punjab Divisions

KARACHI, May 31: Chairman, Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has appointed following office bearers of Multan, Bahawalpur and Dera Ghazi Khan Divisions and Districts with immediate effect. Multan Division: 1.             President Malik Nosher Langryal Adv. 2.             General Secretary Dr. Muhammed Javaid Siddiqui […]

Brad Pitt met Shah Rukh Khan and a whole lot of Bollywood secrets came out

Brad Pitt met Shah Rukh Khan and a whole lot of Bollywood secrets came out

By IANS Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan says Hollywood could, someday, take over Bollywood if the latter doesn’t work on skills like screenplay, marketing and use of technology. “If we don’t hone up a few areas, especially script writing, screenplay, marketing, professionalism and technology, we will be taken over by Hollywood,” Shah Rukh said. Shah […]

Pakistani student bashed, left in a pool of blood in Australia

Pakistani student bashed, left in a pool of blood in Australia

By News Desk On Friday night, Pakistani-American student Mehreen Ahmad was found unconscious, lying in a pool of her own blood in the stairway of an apartment building in Perth, Yahoo7 News reported. Mehreen, who had moved to Australia two years ago to study primary school teaching, was allegedly bashed in the head by a guy […]

Court orders repatriation of 350 Indian fishermen

Court orders repatriation of 350 Indian fishermen

By Zubair Ashraf KARACHI:  A court in Karachi on Tuesday ordered repatriation of 350 Indian fishermen after they pleaded guilty of fishing in Pakistani territorial waters. Judicial magistrate Salman Amjad Siddiqui visited the district jail in Malir to indict the fishermen, who have been detained since January 27. Cases were registered against them under Sections 3/4 […]

Sohail Anwar Siyal re-appointed home minister of Sindh

Sohail Anwar Siyal re-appointed home minister of Sindh

The Sindh government on Tuesday issued a notification for the reshuffling of portfolios in the provincial cabinet, announcing Sohail Anwar Siyal’s appointment as the new provincial interior minister. Siyal will retain the portfolios of the Agriculture and Supply and Prices ministries in addition to his recently allocated portfolio, the notification said. A copy of the […]

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 […]

JIT formed to probe murder of former Millat-i-Islamia chief

JIT formed to probe murder of former Millat-i-Islamia chief

Our Correspondent A joint investigation team (JIT), formed to probe the murder of Maulana Azam Tariq — former chief of the Millat-i-Islamia — held its first session on Tuesday to discuss the case. The JIT also questioned suspect Sibtain Kazmi, who had been arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) last week at Islamabad airport […]

NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

A vast majority in the National Assembly on Tuesday rejected a PPP bill demanding an inquiry into every Pakistani named in the Panama Papers. Minister for Law Zahid Hamid strongly opposed the bill, tabled by Naveed Qamar, saying there is no need for such proceedings as the matter had already been taken care of in […]

‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

‘A foreign policy disaster’: What Indian papers say about Modi’s boycott of OBOR

As dozens of world leaders arrived in Beijing to attend the “Belt and Road Forum” hosted by Chinese President Xi Jinping, India refused to send an official delegation to the summit. India has maintained that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor – a flagship project of the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative ─ is a violation […]

Beware of this latest WhatsApp scam

Beware of this latest WhatsApp scam

A new WhatsApp scam has been doing the rounds of late. Users on the popular messaging platform have been receiving messages tricking users to visit a http://шһатѕарр.com/?colors domain that promises to let them install WhatsApp in different colours. Screengrab: Reddit The malicious website redirects users to http://blackwhats.site/ which asks them to share the link to […]

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