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  • ABB, IBM team up on industrial artificial intelligence

    ABB has sealed a collaboration agreement with International Business Machines Corp (IBM), the Swiss engineering company said on Tuesday, the latest step in its efforts to ramp up its presence in digital technology and the internet of things...

    In a joint statement ABB said it would combine its digital offering, which gathers information from machinery, with IBM's expertise in artificial intelligence featured in its Watson data...

  • Abb Takk host Sana Faisal 'poisoned by fan'

    KARACHI: A television host on local news channel Abb Takk was allegedly poisoned by a fan on Sunday...

    Sana Faisal, the host of Abb Takk's 'Khufia' programme, was allegedly approached by a minor 'fan' on Sunday, Abb Takk sources told DawnNews...

  • 12 picnickers drown at Karachi's Hawksbay beach, say police

    At least 12 people, including three teenagers, of two families drowned at Karachi’s Hawksbay beach on Saturday evening after they were swept away by strong waves, police officials said...

    The incident occurred when the families were picnicking at the popular beach despite the ban on swimming imposed by the provincial government’s Home Department during the monsoon season due to rough waters...

  • Karachi Platinum clinch top position as Beach Games conclude

    KARACHI: Karachi Platinum team secured top position in the third edition of the KCSA Karachi Beach Games which concluded amid great fanfare and success here as over 800 players and officials participated in it at the Clifton beach recently...

    Karachi Platinum finished with 1248 points to clinch the Dr...

  • DHA Karachi to rename Beach Avenue after Abdul Sattar Edhi

    KARACHI: The Executive Board of DHA in a meeting chaired by its President Commander 5 Corps Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar decided to rename Beach Avenue on Seaview in DHA Phase VIII as Abdul Sattar Edhi Avenue — in recognition of the philanthropist’s legendary services to the humanity...

    It pointed out that Beach Avenue is the most popular road of the metropolis which is frequented by the people visiting the sea in large numbers for...

  • Pakistan’s cyclists excel at Long Beach with four gold medals

    LOS ANGELES: Pakistan’s Special Olympians did wonders at the cycling competitions held at Long Beach here during Special Olympics World Games 2015, winning as many as four gold medals in the five and two kilometers road races respectively...

    Victories continued for Pakistan in the 2km cycle races as Uzma Yousuf , Salman Saeed Siddiqui and Sumbal Yousaf added three more gold medals to Pakistan’s account, winning their respective...

  • Five dead as gunmen attack Ivory Coast beach resort

    GRAND BASSAM: At least five people were killed on Sunday when heavily-armed gunmen opened fire in the Ivory Coast resort town of Grand-Bassam, leaving bodies strewn on the beach...

    A photographer said he saw seven bodies on the beach and another in the Etoile du Sud (Southern Star) hotel, one of the establishments that came under attack in the country’s former French colonial capital...

  • Prawn biryani on the beach

    Manuela is an Italian pioneer on our beach in Sri Lanka, having bought her property some 25 years ago...

    She built a few basic cabanas that we stayed in while our beach house was being built, as well as a restaurant that served good, simple Italian food...

  • 13 bodies found on Malaysian beach

    District police chief Rahmat Othman said the bodies of four men and nine women were discovered on a beach in southern Johor state by members of the public early on Tuesday...

    He said that authorities found an overturned wooden boat not far from the beach, which had likely capsized before dawn...

  • Long Beach Punjab Open Tennis

    LAHORE: Several matches in different age categories were decided on the second day of the third Long Beach Punjab Open Tennis Championships at the Bagh-i-Jinnah courts on Tuesday...

  • ‘Clifton beach hit by sewage, not oil slick’

    KARACHI: Recent media reports of an ‘oil slick’ affecting Clifton beach were false and actually it was sewage, which was apparently flushed out from a drain and made its way to the beach, pointed out Dr Nuzhat Khan, a senior scientist, at a seminar held on Thursday...

    Titled ‘Awareness on sea pollution and marine litter’, the seminar was organised by the National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) at its offices to mark the International...

  • No sand, no problem: Beach football in landlocked Afghanistan

    At a makeshift beach in landlocked Afghanistan, children as young as eight, wearing baggy Real Madrid and Barcelona shirts with “Ronaldo” and “Messi” printed on the back, joyfully kick and chase the ball...

    Kabul's Ghazi stadium was the scene of gruesome executions under Taliban rule but today it is where Afghan youths, the majority of whom have never seen the sea, dream of representing their country at beach football...

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