Celebrities, others come forward in Ali Zafar’s support after sexual harassment allegations

Celebrities and other industry professionals came forward in support of Ali Zafar after the singer was accused of sexually harassing his colleague Meesha Shafi. Photo: File  Celebrities and other industry professionals came forward in support of…

Parents of terminally-ill British toddler lose court appeal

Alfie with his father and mother Kate James-FacebookLONDON: The parents of a terminally-ill British toddler lost a last-ditch legal bid on Friday to prevent doctors from turning off life support for their son despite getting the support of Pope…

After Meesha Shafi, more women accuse Ali Zafar of harassment

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Facebook to put 1.5 billion users out of reach of new EU privacy law

SAN FRANCISCO: If a new European law restricting what companies can do with people’s online data went into effect tomorrow, almost 1.9 billion Facebook Inc users around the world would be protected by it. The online social network is making…

Intricate etiquette: A guide to the royal wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Photo: AFPIn marrying into one of the world’s most exclusive families, former US actress Meghan Markle will soon have to learn rituals handed down through the centuries of the British royal family.Guests at her…

Prince Harry´s exes: The ones that got away

Prince Harry. Photo: AFPBefore he fell for American actress Meghan Markle, Britain´s Prince Harry, 33, had several other girlfriends.Here are some of the women who reportedly had a chance of becoming a princess.First love, Chelsy Davy Harry met…

SpaceX blasts off TESS, NASA’s new planet-hunter

The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) — NASA’s $337-million satellite that aims to scan 85 percent of the skies for cosmic bodies where life may exist or next planet-hunter — successfully launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 from Cape…

WWII bomb to force mass evacuation in central Berlin Friday

The discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb will force a mass evacuation around Berlin’s central railway station, covering several government ministries and a hospital, police saidBERLIN: The discovery of an unexploded World War II bomb will…

Malaysian critic slammed for saying people above 60kgs shouldn’t attend fashion shows

Fashion critic Zaihani Mohamad Zain. Photo: FileA Malaysian fashion critic sparked uproar Wednesday after saying people weighing over 60 kilogrammes should not attend fashion shows as other guests would find it uncomfortable to sit next to their…

Amazon launches international shopping from United States

Amazon.com Inc has launched an international shopping feature that will enable customers across the world to shop more than 45 million items that can be shipped to their country from the United States. Photo: REUTERS/fileAmazon.com Inc has launched…

Russian journalist in awe of ‘oh-so-handsome and just as smart’ Imran Khan

Imran Khan and Russian journalist Sophie Shevardnadze. Photo: FileRussian journalist Sophie Shevardnadze has said she hopes to interview cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan once again but this time after he takes oath as the prime minister of…

SHC orders SSGC to supply required gas to K-Electric

The Sindh High Court instructed Sui Southern Gas to supply 276 MMCFD of gas to K-Electric, and ordered K-Electric to pay outstanding bills immediatelyKARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday ordered Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) to supply…

SHC orders SSGC to supply required gas to K-Electric

The Sindh High Court instructed Sui Southern Gas to supply 276 MMCFD of gas to K-Electric, and ordered K-Electric to pay outstanding bills immediatelyKARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Tuesday ordered Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) to supply…

Ashiana scam: Court extends Cheema, other suspects’ physical remand until April 26

Ahad Cheema. Photo: FileLAHORE: An accountability court on Tuesday extended the judicial remand of former Director General Lahore Development Authority Ahad Cheema and Chief Executive Officer Bismillah Engineering Shahid Shafiq until April 26 in…

Ashiana scam: Court extends Cheema, other suspects’ physical remand until April 26

Ahad Cheema. Photo: FileLAHORE: An accountability court on Tuesday extended the judicial remand of former Director General Lahore Development Authority Ahad Cheema and Chief Executive Officer Bismillah Engineering Shahid Shafiq until April 26 in…

‘Rampage’ takes over box office lead

Sci-fi action flick “Rampage” topped North American box offices over the weekend to barely beat out horror film “A Quiet Place,” industry figures showed Monday. Photo: RampageLOS ANGELES: Sci-fi action flick “Rampage” topped North American box…

‘Pakistan Land and Life’ celebrates country’s rich culture

Photo: Sharjeel AnzarISLAMABAD: A pictorial exhibition ‘Pakistan Land and Life’ celebrates the rich culture and heritage of Pakistan. The 50 photographs put on display capture landscape, folk heritage, traditional architecture, and routine life in…

Parental diet before conception affects child’s health

 A child’s health can be compromised not only by a mother who smokes or drinks during pregnancy but by the obesity and poor diet of both parents well before the act of procreation, researchers said Tuesday.PARIS: A child’s health can be…

Pakistan among countries which breathe dangerous air: study

Pakistan, Bangladesh, and  India have experienced the steepest increases in air pollution levels since 2010. Photo: AFP A report published by the Health Effects Institute, says that 95 per cent of the world’s population breathes dangerous…

France builds WhatsApp rival due to surveillance risk

=French President Emmanuel Macron (R) and Prime Minister Edouard Philippe (L) use their smartphones after a family photo after the first cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 18, 2017-Photo: File (Reuters)PARIS: The French government…

Decoding of hair colour genes could aid cancer research

Scientists say they have uncovered genes linked to hair colour which could advance knowledge on skin cancer and other diseases. Photo provided by AFPScientists on Monday said they have uncovered more than 100 new genes linked to hair colour, a…

‘Poker face’ stripped away by new-age tech

VANCOUVER: Dolby Laboratories chief scientist Poppy Crum tells of a fast-coming time when technology will see right through people no matter how hard they try to hide their feelings.Sensors combined with artificial intelligence can reveal whether…

Rediscover Pakistan through the lens of a historian

‘Altit Fort, Hunza’. Photo: William DalrympleHistorian William Dalrymple, who is known for books such as White Mughals and Koh-i-Noor, is exhibiting his latest collection The Historian’s Eye at Mumbai’s Akara Art Gallery. The exhibition…

NASA’s new planet-hunter to seek closer, Earth-like worlds

This NASA handout artist’s rendition shows the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), a NASA Explorer mission launching in 2018 to study exoplanets, or planets orbiting stars outside our solar system. TAMPA: NASA is poised to launch a $337…

US believes sarin and chlorine used in Syria’s Douma

A Syrian boy holds an oxygen mask over the face of an infant at a make-shift hospital following a reported gas attack on the militant-held besieged town of Douma. — AFPWASHINGTON: The United States believes the nerve agent sarin was used in…

Route to peaceful resolution of Pak-India disputes runs through dialogue: COAS

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday said the route to peaceful resolution of Pak-India disputes, including the core issue of Kashmir, runs through comprehensive and meaningful dialogue, according to the…

Shehbaz criticises PPP for doing nothing in Sindh

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Nation, forces united to eliminate terrorism: COAS

KAKUL: The Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Saturday that the nation and armed forces are united in one objective, which is eliminating terrorism. The COAS was addressing the passing out parade of 137th PMA Long Course, 8th…

Chichawatni minor was not sexually assaulted, reveals Punjab police report

ISLAMABAD: The Punjab police negated reports of the eight-year-old girl in Chichawatni being raped before being burnt alive, adding that the minor was killed in an accident. The revelations were made in the police report which was submitted to the…

PML-N lawmakers Nasir Mosa Zai, Bilal Virk join PTI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lawmakers Nasir Mosa Zai and Bilal Virk jumped ship to Imran Khan’s Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Saturday.PML-N KP leader Mosa Zai and Virk made the announcement after meeting the PTI chairman…