Nearing 80, Pele says happy to be 'lucid'

Posted 12:59 PM, 21 Oct, 2020

Days away from turning 80, Brazilian football legend Pele said he was happy for his good mental health in a video sent to the media Tuesday. "I thank ...

PML-N blasts PM Imran for mounting debt which is now more than GDP

Posted 01:04 PM, 21 Oct, 2020

Blasting the PTI government over its economic policies, PML-N leader and former Sindh governor Mohammad Zubair on Wednesday said the total debt of ...

‘Fast and Furious’ franchise to end with 11th film

Posted 01:20 PM, 21 Oct, 2020

The central “Fast and Furious” franchise will come to a conclusion after the 10th and 11th films, Variety has confirmed.  Justin ...

Trump records show Chinese business pursuits and bank account: NYT

Posted 12:15 PM, 21 Oct, 2020

Donald Trump spent years cultivating business projects in China, where he maintained a previously unknown bank account, The New York Times reported ...

India returns detained Chinese soldier: Beijing

Posted 12:26 PM, 21 Oct, 2020

India on Wednesday returned a Chinese soldier detained after straying across a disputed border where the two countries have clashed in recent months, ...

ECC okays Rs16b technical grants for Defence Ministry

Posted 03:29 PM, 21 Oct, 2020

Advisor to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue Abdul Hafeez Shaikh on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of ...

Several Sindh varsities sans VC amid corruption, other issues

Posted 12:48 PM, 17 Oct, 2020

Sindh leads the race when it comes to establishing new varsities, but several of these institutions are currently running on ad-hoc basis due to the ...

Air pollution killed 500k newborns in 2019: Study

Posted 12:18 PM, 21 Oct, 2020

Air pollution killed 476,000 newborns in 2019, with the biggest hotspots in India and Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new global study which said ...

Quibi may have to shut down if buyer not found

Posted 11:32 AM, 21 Oct, 2020

Quibi, the short video streaming service launched with great fanfare in April, may have to shut down if a buyer isn't found, specialty news site The ...

Develop resilient food system to fight hunger, experts warn

Posted 05:28 PM, 20 Oct, 2020

The experts stressed the need of taking immediate actions to protect food system to produce enough food in quantity and quality. The COVID pandemic ...

Translation tools, air purifiers: face masks go high-tech

Posted 12:34 PM, 21 Oct, 2020

From monitoring vital signs to filtering filthy air and even translating speech into other languages, the coronavirus-fuelled boom in mask-wearing ...

London Heathrow unveils rapid pre-flight virus tests

Posted 06:44 PM, 20 Oct, 2020

London's Heathrow airport on Tuesday began to roll out paid-for rapid coronavirus testing, with results in one hour, as it seeks to boost demand ...

500,000 euros in goods stolen from Russian billionaire's Paris home

Posted 09:34 PM, 20 Oct, 2020

Burglars in Paris made off with over 500,000 euros ($588,000) in fur coats, jewellery, handbags and other luxury goods after breaking into the home ...