Life without Facebook? Social network outage triggers moans and soul searching

Life without Facebook? Social network outage triggers moans and soul searching

San Francisco: Facebook grappled Thursday with a widespread outage, forcing millions of people to taste life without the world’s largest social media platform. It was probably the last thing Facebook needed as it stumbles from problem to problem, including outrage over its use of customers’ private data. The outage began Wednesday afternoon and triggered a […]

Sikh Americans urge India not to let tension with Pakistan to impact Kartarpur Corridor work

Sikh Americans urge India not to let tension with Pakistan to impact Kartarpur Corridor work

Washington: Sikh-Americans have urged the Indian Government to ensure that the work on the landmark Kartarpur Corridor is not impacted by the tension between India and Pakistan in the aftermath of the Pulwama attack. Tensions between India and Pakistan flared up after a suicide bomber of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed killed 40 CRPF personnel in Jammu and […]

Pakistan successfully test-fires ‘smart weapon’ from JF-17 fighter jet

Pakistan successfully test-fires ‘smart weapon’ from JF-17 fighter jet

Islamabad: Amidst tensions with India, Pakistan Air Force has announced successfully test-firing an indigenously developed “smart weapon” from a JF-17 Thunder fighter jet to provide it a very potent day and night capability to engage a variety of targets with pinpoint accuracy. The PAF also said that experiment marked a great milestone for the country […]

Pak regrets India’s move to not issue visas to journalists for Kartarpur meeting

Pak regrets India’s move to not issue visas to journalists for Kartarpur meeting

Islamabad: Pakistan on Wednesday expressed disappointment over India’s decision to not issue visas to Pakistani journalists to cover the first meeting between the two countries on the Kartarpur Corridor. The meeting will take place on the Indian side of the Attari-Wagah border on Thursday. “Regrettable that India has not given visas to Pakistani journalists for […]

Pak facing “challenging situation” along western and eastern frontiers: Qureshi

Pak facing “challenging situation” along western and eastern frontiers: Qureshi

Islamabad: Pakistan was facing a “challenging situation” on the western frontiers with Afghanistan as well as the eastern front with India, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Wednesday. Addressing the Business Leaders Summit in Islamabad, he said, the topmost priority of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is to revitalise the cash-strapped country’s economy. But […]

Nobel winner Satyarthi warns of media ‘war-mongering’ in India

Nobel winner Satyarthi warns of media ‘war-mongering’ in India

Paris: Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi warned Monday about “war-mongering” by Indian journalists during the latest confrontation with Pakistan. The Indian activist, who won the Nobel in 2014 with Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai, has organised a joint statement signed by 71 other laureates calling for nuclear-armed India and Pakistan to defuse tensions after skirmishes at […]

EU adds 10 countries, including UAE, to tax blacklist

EU adds 10 countries, including UAE, to tax blacklist

Brussels: The European Union expanded its tax haven blacklist by 10 countries on Tuesday, adding the United Arab Emirates and Bermuda despite the objections of powerful member states such as Italy. The list, now 15 countries long, was first drawn up in 2017 in the wake of several scandals, including the Panama Papers and LuxLeaks, […]

India can’t stop water from flowing into Pakistan: official

India can’t stop water from flowing into Pakistan: official

Islamabad: India cannot stop the flow of water into Pakistan under the Indus Waters Treaty, a top Pakistani officials said Monday, asserting that Islamabad will move the International Court for Arbitration if New Delhi halts the water from the Ravi, Sutlej and Beas rivers. The official of the Permanent Commission for Indus Waters alleged that […]

Neighbours blame Pakistan without any evidence, laments Qureshi

Neighbours blame Pakistan without any evidence, laments Qureshi

MULTAN : Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Sunday that the neighbouring countries level allegations against Pakistan without any evidence and before even carrying out investigations. Addressing a ceremony in Multan, he said conspiracies are being hatched to isolate Pakistan internationally and the country will face more challenges in the time to come, Express […]