China’s Shanghai Electric to invest $9bn in Pakistan upgrades (2)

China’s Shanghai Electric to invest $9bn in Pakistan upgrades

China’s Shanghai Electric plans to spend $9 billion overhauling electricity infrastructure in Karachi, a minister told AFP, just More...

PIA passenger plane crashes near Havelian (2)

PIA passenger plane crashes near Havelian

CHITRAL: A plane of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 47 people has crashed  near Havelian in district Abbottabad on More...

COAS, PM discuss issues of national security

COAS, PM discuss issues of national security

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday discussed matters of national security with Prime Minister More...

At least 11 dead in Karachi hotel fire (1)

At least 11 dead in Karachi hotel fire

KARACHI: At least 11 people including three doctors and four women were killed in yet another blaze that overtook Karachi’s main More...

Zardari says he will return to country ‘soon’ (2)

Zardari says he will return to country ‘soon’

Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Sunday said that he has not been in exile and will return to Pakistan ‘soon’. “Democracy’s More...

IDEAS 2016 set to begin on Nov 22

IDEAS 2016 set to begin on Nov 22

KARACHI: The route leading to the Expo Centre from Karachi Airport has been decorated with national flags and buntings and the traffic More...

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ATM machines installed at Pak-China border

ISLAMABAD: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has installed ATM machines at Pak-China border in Khunjerab top, bringing a long-awaited More...

Pakistan Navy pushes Indian nuclear-powered submarine out of Pakistani territory (2)

Pakistan Navy pushes Indian nuclear-powered submarine out of Pakistani territory

KARACHI: India’s heinous designs were exposed when Pakistan Navy Friday detected and expelled an Indian nuclear-powered submarine More...

Apple unveils ‘Best of 2016’

Apple unveils ‘Best of 2016’

Apple has unveiled Best of 2016 lists, celebrating the most popular apps, music, movies, TV shows, books and podcasts across the App Store, iTunes, Apple Music and iBooks. The More...

Johnny Depp, Will Smith, George Clooney on ‘overpaid’ Forbes list

Johnny Depp, Will Smith, George Clooney on ‘overpaid’ Forbes list (1)

LOS ANGELES: Johnny Depp and Will Smith topped a list on Wednesday of Hollywood’s most overpaid actors, an illustration that star power does not always bring in dollars at More...

Amtrak will start using high-speed trains in 2021 — but your trip will still take just as long

Amtrak will start using high-speed trains in 2021

Amtrak announced in August that it will release high-speed trains in 2021 for its Acela Express service, but they won’t actually cut down on trip times. The trains will More...

China’s Shanghai Electric to invest $9bn in Pakistan upgrades (2)

China’s Shanghai Electric to invest $9bn in Pakistan upgrades

China’s Shanghai Electric plans to spend $9 billion overhauling electricity infrastructure in Karachi, a minister told AFP, just months after the multinational revealed it was More...

PIA passenger plane crashes near Havelian

CHITRAL: A plane of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 47 people has crashed  near Havelian in district Abbottabad on Wednesday, according to PIA spokesman. Talking More...

US surgeon general raises concerns over e-cigarette use among youth

E-cigarettes containing THC oils are pictured at Los Angeles Patients & Caregivers Group dispensary in West Hollywood, California U.S., October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

WASHINGTON: The US surgeon general on Thursday called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting More...

Time magazine names Donald Trump ‘Person of the Year’

Tycoon as president Donald Trump’s conflicts of interest (2)

WASHINGTON: Time Magazine named US President-elect Donald Trump its person of the year on Wednesday, citing More...

Apple unveils ‘Best of 2016’ Apple unveils ‘Best of 2016’

Apple has unveiled Best of 2016 lists, celebrating the most popular apps, music, movies, TV shows,...

Johnny Depp, Will Smith, George Clooney on ‘overpaid’ Forbes list (1) Johnny Depp, Will Smith, George Clooney on ‘overpaid’ Forbes list

LOS ANGELES: Johnny Depp and Will Smith topped a list on Wednesday of Hollywood’s most overpaid...

Actor George Clooney and his wife Amal are reportedly living separate lives and are ready for a $300 million divorce. (2) George Clooney, Amal heading to a $300 million divorce?

Actor George Clooney and his wife Amal are reportedly living separate lives and are ready for...

Five South African-born English cricketers

Five South African-born English cricketers (5)

After batsman Keaton Jennings scored a century on his debut for England against India on Thursday AFP takes More...

Mickey Arthur suggests how Pakistan beat Australia

Mickey Arthur, who is Pakistan’s head coach, has stated that his team holds pace quality which can stab by Australia’s newly-constructed..

Jennings to debut for ‘re-energised’ England

MUMBAI: Batsman Keaton Jennings will make his Test debut against India on Thursday, becoming the latest South Africa-born cricketer to pull..

Amtrak will start using high-speed trains in 2021 — but your trip will still take just as long

Amtrak will start using high-speed trains in 2021

Amtrak announced in August that it will release high-speed trains in 2021 for its Acela Express service, but More...

High-jumping robot could aid in earthquakes, building collapses

MIAMI: An agile jumping robot that was inspired by some of the animal world’s best leapers could one day help in..

Amazon opens line-free grocery store in challenge to supermarkets

By Narottam Medhora and Jeffrey Dastin Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has opened a brick-and-mortar grocery store in Seattle without..
China’s Shanghai Electric to invest $9bn in Pakistan upgrades (2)

China’s Shanghai Electric to invest $9bn in Pakistan upgrades

China’s Shanghai Electric plans to spend $9 billion overhauling electricity infrastructure in Karachi, a minister told AFP, just months after the..
E-cigarettes containing THC oils are pictured at Los Angeles Patients & Caregivers Group dispensary in West Hollywood, California U.S., October 18, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

US surgeon general raises concerns over e-cigarette use among youth

WASHINGTON: The US surgeon general on Thursday called for action to reduce the use of e-cigarettes among young people, noting they..
Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test

Math a concern for US teens; science, reading flat on test

US was below the international average in math and about average in science and reading on the PISA test. Washington: American..