Messi criticizes Barca after pay cut
Posted 06:29 PM, 30 Mar, 2020

Lionel Messi confirmed on Monday that Barcelona's players will take a 70 per cent pay cut and make financial contributions to ensure the club's other ...

Hoarding, profiteering declared un-Islamic acts
Posted 11:59 PM, 30 Mar, 2020

Known religious figures of the country on Monday declared hoarding of essential items and profiteering un-Islamic and urged traders and businessmen ...

Country music star Joe Diffie dies of coronavirus
Posted 11:48 AM, 30 Mar, 2020

Joe Diffie, a Grammy award-winning country music singer who had several chart-topping hits in the 1990s, has died of coronavirus. He was 61. Diffie's ...

Austria imports workers to plug gaps in COVID-19 care
Posted 12:42 AM, 31 Mar, 2020

Chartered flights brought more than 200 health workers to Austria on Monday to ensure that care was not disrupted by COVID-19 travel restrictions, a ...

India reels from migrant worker coronavirus exodus
Posted 06:24 PM, 30 Mar, 2020

Indian authorities struggled Monday to help millions left jobless by a crippling coronavirus lockdown, potentially undermining efforts to stop the ...

Expo 2020 Dubai organisers recommend one-year postponement
Posted 09:04 PM, 30 Mar, 2020

Organisers of Expo 2020, a multi-billion-dollar world trade fair originally scheduled to open in Dubai in October, on Monday recommended a one-year ...

PU diagnostic lab to charge Rs800 per coronavirus test
Posted 05:57 PM, 30 Mar, 2020

Punjab University on Monday inaugurated a diagnostic laboratory to test samples of suspected COVID-19 patients initially only referred by the Punjab ...

Buildings damaged in Greek earthquake
Posted 03:24 PM, 21 Mar, 2020

A strong 5.6 magnitude earthquake struck early Saturday in northwest Greece, damaging property in the city of Parga, authorities said. The quake ...

Why the novel coronavirus became a social media nightmare
Posted 03:09 PM, 29 Mar, 2020

The biggest reputational risk Facebook and other social media companies had expected in 2020 was fake news surrounding the US presidential election. ...

Demand explodes for New York food banks
Posted 12:01 PM, 30 Mar, 2020

New York food banks have become inundated with newcomers deprived of income since the near-total halt of business in the United States' economic ...

UK medical fetish site donates entire stock to NHS staff
Posted 02:29 PM, 30 Mar, 2020

A UK medical fetish company has donated its entire stock of scrubs to the National Health Service after claims frontline medical staff do not have ...

One dead, 127 hurt in China passenger train derailment
Posted 12:59 PM, 30 Mar, 2020

One person was killed and 127 injured when a passenger train derailed in central China on Monday after striking debris from a landslide that had ...

Remembering great historian Dr Zawwar Hussain Zaidi
Posted 12:32 AM, 31 Mar, 2020

It has been long 11 years since Dr Zawwar Hussain Zaidi left us to go on his eternal journey. Dr Zaidi was the most revered and respected historian ...