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Zardari’s interim bail extended in Rs8bn suspicious transactions case

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has extended interim pre-arrest bail of former president Asif Ali Zardari in a case of a suspicious transaction of Rs. 8 billion until 5th November. A division bench of the IHC comprising Justice Aamer

PTA bans TikTok in Pakistan over ‘obscene’ content

ISLAMABAD: Popular Chinese video app ‘TikTok’ has been banned in Pakistan over ‘obscene’ and ‘indecent’ content. The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority on Friday banned the TikTok in view of complaints. As per the authority,  the app was given significant time to

China, Pak launch comprehensive project of eye health for children

BEIJING (APP): China and Pakistan have launched a comprehensive project of eye health for children and adolescents in Pakistan aimed at making efforts to boost the health corridor. Under the joint promotion of the Liaoning Provincial Development and Reform Commission

Six suspects in gang-rape arrested in Rahim Yar Khan

RAHIM YAR KHAN: Police have arrested six accused for allegedly abducting and gang-raping a 14-year-old girl in Rahim Yar Khan. The accused gang-raped a 14-year-old girl after abducting her and giving her drugs and fled after throwing her on the

Apple introduces affordable version of its smartwatch

CALIFORNIA: Apple has introduced a more affordable version of its smartwatch in an attempt to broaden the appeal of its trend-setting products. The scaled-down Apple Watch follows on the heels of a budget iPhone the company released five months ago

Rafael Nadal wins first tour-level match in 200 days

ROME: Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal has won his first tour-level match playing for the 10th Internazionali BNL d’Italia tournament happening in Italy. Nadal won the game by straight two sets against fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta in 73 minutes.

Global coronavirus cases surpass 22 million

WASHINGTON: The coronavirus epidemic has caused 784,380 deaths in the world and affected 22,309,785 people while the number of those who have recovered is 15,053,449. The United States ranks first among the countries affected by the epidemic, with 5,655,974 people

Teenage girl stripped, filmed publicly in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: A group of men have been accused of filming a 17-year-old girl publicly after stripping off her clothes and posting the video online. As per sources, the girl was allegedly ganged rape by the group before being stripped on

Zaidi accuses Ghani of pressurizing SP over accusing his brother

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Ali Zaidi has accused Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani of putting pressure on Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah to form a committee against SP Rizwan Ahmed. In a tweet on Thursday, the maritime

Best chaat for chatoras

In Karachi, chaat is a way of life and a favorite savory all year round. Karachi is a city of foodies where you can find a variety of mouth-watering chaat served with spices, chopped potatoes, and tomatoes, yogurt.We sorted out

Coronavirus deaths surpass 613,000

WASHINGTON: The number of coronavirus infection cases across the world has surged to 14,859,535 and the pandemic has so far claimed over 613,355 lives. According to the latest data, 8,911,576 patients have recovered from the pandemic so far. The United

Three-day anti-polio campaign begins today

KARACHI: A three-day anti-polio vaccination drive will begin in Sindh’s capital from today till 23rd July. According to the Sindh Emergency Operation Centre for Polio, the drive will be conducted in two districts of Karachi and will target children less

Instagram’s new feature allows users to pin comments

SAN FRANCISCO: Social networking app Instagram has released a new feature that allows users to pin a few comments on the top of a post. The pinned comments feature is currently limited to 3 comments only, which means users can

Pakistani passport sees improvement in global ranking

KARACHI: Pakistani passport has reportedly improved from 199 to 192 on the Global Passport Index list of 2020. According to the index, the Pakistani passport stood at 198 last year, the bottom most position. It has jumped by six places

Coronavirus may have spread in Wuhan since August: Study

WUHAN: A new research has suggested that the novel coronavirus that emerged in China last year may have been spreading in the country as early as August instead of December. The research conducted at Harvard Medical School used high-resolution satellite

Pakistani exporters obtained large orders for face masks, Dawood claims

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood has said that he has received information that some Pakistani exporters have obtained large orders for face masks from the United State, Canada, and Europe. Taking to

Rules change in CEC and ECP members challenged in SC

ISLAMABAD (Yaseen Hashmi): The petition has been filed in the Supreme Court challenging the rules being changed in the appointment of the Chief Election Commissioner and  Election Commission of Pakistan. The petition filed by the petitioner, Mahmood Akhtar Naqvi challenging

Answer nation if you are innocent, Awan to Sharif family

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan has said if the Sharif family was innocent in the money laundering case then they should return and face the nation. While talking in a video message,

Olympics 2020: Pakistan achieves 10th position in Asia

KARACHI: Pakistan has won three quotas in Olympics Tokyo 2020 by achieving the 10th position out of 16 countries in shooting in Asia. The list of the Asian Shooting Confederation (ASC) stated that Pakistan has bagged the 10th position out