Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Sacrificing role models of media

Remember Anil Datta, a gem of a reporter and guru of a sub-editor with the exemplary national spirit, foregoing job offers from the foreign...

Banks performance under SBP Rozgar Refinance Scheme supported by Government of Pakistan’s Risk Sharing Facility

On April 10, 2020 State Bank of Pakistan introduced a refinance scheme to provide concessional credit at 3% interest rate and generous repayment terms...

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on the measures proposed by Naya...

China: The Indian army has breached its obligations and launched provocative attacks, causing casualties

Zhang said - in a statement this evening about the clashes between the Chinese and Indian border forces in the Galvan Valley region -...

Business

Bolstering the economy during the COVID-19 pandemic

As the tally of Coronavirus cases in Pakistan crosses 80,000, the impacts of the pandemic are beginning to gain...

U.S. Oil Prices Fall To $11 Per Barrel In Historic Crash

The oil market is in meltdown mode. US crude crashed an insane 41% on Monday to as low as $10.77 a barrel – the weakest...

European Union warns Britain against breaking standards, hours before Brexit

The leaders of the European Union sought to show signs of strength and composure within hours of Britain's exit from the Brexit bloc on...

Britain invests $ 400 million in Africa

The British government-owned Development Finance Agency (CDC Group) said it has signed investment deals in Africa worth $ 400 million, as part of a...

Malaysia all-set to launch commercial third-party 5G technology

Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that the preparations for the provision of 5G technology had been made last year, and the country...

Politics

Trump adviser Roger Stone sentenced to 3 years in prison for lying

A federal judge issued a ruling on Thursday against Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to US President Donald Trump, to three years and four...

Reports of Russian intervention supporting Trump in the US 2020 elections

Informed sources reported that Shelby Pearson, the chief election security official in US intelligence, had warned lawmakers that Russian intelligence was taking steps to...

Trump used celebration of his acquittal to attack intelligence and police

US President Donald Trump celebrated his exoneration in the US Senate’s isolation trial with a celebration speech in which he attacked the American intelligence...

Trump is sowing new discord with his peace plan

Middle East Peace Plan: The conflict between Israel and the Palestinians has long ceased to be the central, overlaid "Middle East conflict". Nevertheless, fires...

Ukraine affair and the missing link

The U.S President's legal adviser had expanded his defense strategy in the Senate: The burden of proof is on the other side, said Pat...

Featured

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on...

Trump attends a graduation ceremony for officers, amid disputes with the Pentagon

US President Donald Trump is taking part in a ceremony to hand over certificates at the prestigious West Point...

Malaysia: coordinating border controls to combat migrant smuggling

The Malaysia police announced their cooperation with the armed forces and other enforcement agencies in conducting coordinated border controls...

France may end emergency health measures on July 10

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s office said today, Wednesday, that the government is examining the possibility of lifting the...

Philippine: Schools will stay closed unless a vaccine is available

Philippine's officials said on Monday that students will only be allowed to return to school after a new vaccine...

Science

NASA: 2019 Was the 2nd-Hottest Year on Record

According to independent analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Earth's global surface temperatures in 2019 were the second warmest...

Video: SpaceX Starship prototype explodes during test

The projects of SpaceX are undergoing considerable development and Elon Musk's company continues to conduct tests to evaluate progress. In a recent test, a...

America to bring solar energy from space to Earth

Solar energy seems to be the way to replace oil on our planet. Although we are still decades away from this complete transformation, there are...

Natural Disasters

Brazil: Rains kill 54 people, more than 30,000 displaced

The rains forced more than 30,000 people to displace in southeast Brazil, while the rains claimed 54 lives and left 18 others missing. Storms...

Earthquake measuring 5.5 magnitude hits northern Argentina

The US Geological Survey said that a 5.5-magnitude earthquake struck northern Argentina on Thursday near the town of El Hoyo. The authority said that the...

Killer storm swallows 9 people in southern USA

At least seven people were killed in the southern United States of America by a storm that caused devastation in several states, as the...

Alaska: Shishaldin Volcano begins to release dust, 8 kilometers into the air

Shishaldin Volcano: An active volcano in the Aleutian Islands in Alaska, covered with snow at the top, began to release dust as high as...

Indonesia: Number of flood victims reaches 53

Indonesia: Tens of thousands of flood victims are still unable to return to their water sunken homes on Saturday after the heavy rains hit...

Australia fires nearly destroyed Flinders Chase National Park, Two confirmed dead

In Australia fires, Two people were killed and a national park was nearly destroyed at the famous Kangaroo Island tourist site, authorities said Saturday. Bad...

Entertainment

Koreans celebrate the historic victory of “Parasite” with Oscar

Celebrations were overwhelmed by social media in South Korea on Monday, after the black comedy film "Parasite" was awarded the first ever Oscar for the Asian country. The director of the movie, Bong Joon Ho, said he was honored to...

Clint Eastwood has been misunderstood by reporters

Richard Jewell, latest film directed by Clint Eastwood, has been hit with heavy criticism ahead of its release. Eastwood's Oscar-winning actress was at the...

MTV EMA 2019: Award Winners

Seville this Sunday, November 3rd, is the center of attention of the music world. Spain once again hosts the award ceremony of the MTV...

Apple TV+ brings you “For all Mankind” with crazy offer $4.99 a month

For all Mankind: "Go home," says a misguided flight director to the astronauts gathered in front of him. "Get drunk," groans Deke Slayton (Chris...

Disney’s fairy tale Maleficent surpasses Joker in North American cinema

Disney's fairy tale 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' overcame 'Joker' in last week's evil fight, raising US $19.4 million in North American cinemas, industry observers...

Technology

Breaking: Bill Gates Steps down from Microsoft BoD

Bill Gates is stepping down from the boards of Microsoft and Berkshire Hathaway to focus on his work at the Bill & Melinda Gates...

Against American wish: Great Britain allows Huawei to participate in 5G expansion

The Chinese network supplier Huawei is allowed to participate in the expansion of the super fast 5G mobile network in Great Britain with restrictions....

Facebook plans 1000 new jobs

In view of the increase in hate and false messages, the online service Facebook has announced that it will create 1,000 new jobs in...

Malaysia all-set to launch commercial third-party 5G technology

Malaysian prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that the preparations for the provision of 5G technology had been made last year, and the country...

European Union forces Apple to abandon Lightning charging port

Recent reports revealed that the European Union may force "Apple" to change its iPhone charger again, to make it common and proportionate to all...

Apple redesigns SHOP tab at the App Store

Apple has unveiled a major update to the "App Store" application, which includes a new, redesigned "Shop" tab, which enhances the online shopping experience,...

Sports

American boxer Gervonta Davis assaulted a woman in basketball match

The American boxer, Gervonta Davis, the lightweight world champion, stormed the stands during a charity basketball match in Miami, USA, and assaulted a woman...

World mourns basketball legend Kobe Bryant

The sports world is in shock. Former basketball superstar Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday. The Mayor of...

Kenya plans prison sentences for any doping athlete

Kenyan Sports Minister Amina Mohamed said Tuesday that Kenya plans to impose criminal penalties including possible prison sentences for any doping athlete, adding that...

SEA Games 2019 kicks off with spectacular opening ceremony

The 30th SEA Games 2019 are officially unveiled at a grand opening ceremony at the world's largest stadium, Philippines Arena, in Bulacan. For the...

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Sacrificing role models of media

Remember Anil Datta, a gem of a reporter and guru of a sub-editor with the exemplary national spirit, foregoing job offers from the foreign...

Banks performance under SBP Rozgar Refinance Scheme supported by Government of Pakistan’s Risk Sharing Facility

On April 10, 2020 State Bank of Pakistan introduced a refinance scheme to provide concessional credit at 3% interest rate and generous repayment terms...

SBP calls meeting of Bank Presidents, top builders on Naya Pakistan Housing Program

Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Reza Baqir called a meeting of Banks on Wednesday for deliberations on the measures proposed by Naya...

China: The Indian army has breached its obligations and launched provocative attacks, causing casualties

Zhang said - in a statement this evening about the clashes between the Chinese and Indian border forces in the Galvan Valley region -...

UK’s economy suffers from epidemic – 600 thousand jobs lost due to Corona

Official figures indicate that the number of employees in the UK payroll fell more than 600,000 between March and May, according to the BBC,...

Trump attends a graduation ceremony for officers, amid disputes with the Pentagon

US President Donald Trump is taking part in a ceremony to hand over certificates at the prestigious West Point Military Academy near New York,...

Russia records 114 deaths and 8,706 cases of coronavirus within 24 hours

The Russian Coronavirus Prevention Center announced today, that 114 new deaths and 8,706 new infections with the Coronavirus have been recorded in the last...

Malaysia: coordinating border controls to combat migrant smuggling

The Malaysia police announced their cooperation with the armed forces and other enforcement agencies in conducting coordinated border controls across the country to fight...

France may end emergency health measures on July 10

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s office said today, Wednesday, that the government is examining the possibility of lifting the emergency health measures imposed to...

Italy calls for European approval of a candidate to head the World Trade Organization

Italy has stressed the importance of Europeans agreeing to a candidate to head the World Trade Organization, to succeed Brazilian Roberto Azevedo, who will...

Philippine: Schools will stay closed unless a vaccine is available

Philippine's officials said on Monday that students will only be allowed to return to school after a new vaccine for the new Coronavirus (COVID-19)...