Dakar's 2022 Youth Olympics postponed until 2026
Posted 10:33 PM, 15 Jul, 2020

The 2022 Youth Olympic Games in Dakar will now take place instead in 2026, the IOC and hosts Senegal announced on Wednesday. The four-year delay was ...

Rescue 1122 DG can’t be regularised, govt tells LHC
Posted 10:50 PM, 15 Jul, 2020

The provincial home department on Wednesday told the Lahore High Court that under the existing law neither Dr Rizwan Naseer could be regularised as ...

TV actress Sarah Khan gets engaged to singer Falak Shabbir
Posted 09:28 PM, 15 Jul, 2020

Prominent TV actress Sarah Khan got engaged to singer Falak Shabbir on Wednesday. In a latest Instagram post, actress Sarah Khan posted a photo in ...

China summons US ambassador over Hong Kong sanctions
Posted 09:36 PM, 15 Jul, 2020

China's foreign ministry summoned the US ambassador on Wednesday to protest Washington's sanctions over a controversial national security law in Hong ...

Indonesia floods death toll rises to 21
Posted 07:19 PM, 15 Jul, 2020

The death toll from floods on Indonesia's Sulawesi island has risen to at least 21, authorities said Wednesday as residents tried to salvage a few ...

Qatar Airways to seek damages over 'illegal' blockade
Posted 09:14 PM, 15 Jul, 2020

Qatar Airways said Wednesday it will seek compensation for losses sustained from an "illegal airspace blockade" imposed since 2017 by four Middle ...

Ten million kids 'may never return to school' after virus
Posted 12:29 PM, 13 Jul, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused an "unprecedented education emergency" with up to 9.7 million children affected by school closures at risk of ...

160 turtles caught in plastic waste rescued from Bangladesh beach
Posted 05:14 PM, 15 Jul, 2020

About 160 sea turtles, many of them injured after getting entangled in plastic waste, have been rescued after washing up on one of the world's ...

Zoom unveils touchscreen for home conferencing
Posted 10:14 PM, 15 Jul, 2020

Zoom on Wednesday set out to capitalize on its pandemic-powered popularity with a touchscreen display tuned to its video-conferencing platform. "Zoom ...

Burger King unveils Whopper from cows on green diet
Posted 06:10 PM, 15 Jul, 2020

For those seeking to tackle climate change and get a fast food fix, Burger King has the answer -- a Whopper from cows that fart and burp less. The ...

Russia military says virus vaccine is tested and safe
Posted 05:47 PM, 15 Jul, 2020

The Russian defence ministry said on Wednesday it had developed a "safe" coronavirus vaccine following clinical trials on a group of volunteers. The ...

Etihad Airways offers ‘Deal Fare’ to Pakistan flights
Posted 07:33 PM, 15 Jul, 2020

More Etihad Airways passengers will now be able of avail of the airline’s special fares by travelling without check-in baggage. The ...

Hagia Sophia will open outside prayer time, says Turkey
Posted 06:04 PM, 14 Jul, 2020

Turkey's Hagia Sophia could open to visitors outside prayer times and its Christian icons will remain, religious officials said on Tuesday, after a ...