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  • Youth’s nose, ear chopped off

    TOBA TEK SINGH: The nose and an ear of a youth were chopped off by parents and relatives of a girl who had eloped with him at Chak 250-JB, Mochiwala, Jhang, on Monday...

    To take revenge, the parents and relatives forced the girl to call Ali to her village and, upon reaching there, they overpowered him and chopped off his nose, an ear and also cut his hair...

  • Smokers’ Corner: Khan’s Achilles ear

    Recently the volatile leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf (PTI), Imran Khan, told a renowned TV anchor (in an interview) that his persistent allegations against veteran journalist, Najam Sethi, were just a ‘political statement’...

    Sethi has been vehemently refuting the allegations, suggesting that Khan, who was convinced that he would sweep the election, just couldn’t swallow the defeat his party received in Pakistan’s largest...

  • Soundcheck: What to keep an ear out for in 2017

    Large-scale concerts may be few and far between but there are some people that have decided that they’re not going to let live performances in Pakistan go down without a fight...

    Small but prolific music festivals have been taking place across the country for the past couple of years...

  • Experts urge govt to train doctors in ear surgeries

    KARACHI: While cases of complicated ear infections requiring costly surgical intervention are on the rise in Sindh, treatment in the public sector is available only in Karachi and that, too, just at two government-run hospitals...

    The city has a handful of ear-nose-throat (ENT) surgeons having an expertise in ear surgeries...

  • Tighter security for online shopping sought

    The European Banking Authority announced details of its plans over the coming years to make e-commerce safer, breaking new ground for the watchdog in the retail payments sector...

    They require banks to provide consumers with the means to key in a non-reusable password to authenticate an online purchase more securely...

  • Five reasons why Pakistanis avoid online shopping

    The growth of globalisation and information technology has opened new avenues for businesses and entrepreneurs to develop and deliver goods and services in less time with efficiency...

    However, in spite of its global appeal and massive growth, this sector is not emerging as a large industry player in Pakistan...

  • FIA directed to probe ‘phoney’ online shopping sites

    GUJRAT: The district consumer protection court has asked the Federal Investigation Agency Karachi director (cyber crime) to launch an investigation into those fraudulent companies that have been fleecing the people in the name of online shopping...

    The court has issued directions to the FIA in a case filed by a citizen against an online company for allegedly committing fraud with him...

  • Online shopping surges but customers wary

    KARACHI: Online shopping is growing at a rapid clip thanks to wider Internet access, ubiquitous smartphones and frantic discounts...

    Optimism runs so high that one stakeholder believes “the actual shopping would only happen online in the next three years and malls would only be there for leisure”...

  • Online shopping takes a hit in Malaysia

    Malaysian online shoppers are turning to local sites as the weaker ringgit has made shopping on foreign sites much more expensive...

    Local online retailer Lazada Malaysia said the drop in the ringgit’s value has not really affected sales on its site...

  • Online shopping sites place big bets on Black Friday

    KARACHI: This year will be the second time Web merchants in Pakistan will ramp up crazy deals on Black Friday and entice consumers to open their wallets a bit wider...

    The foreign concept of going on a shopping splurge following the Thanksgiving holiday came home last year thanks to aggressive advertising and heavy discounts by shopping sites...

  • Spy versus spy

    IN 1981, Kim Philby, one of the three British operatives of MI6, the UK’s overseas intelligence agency, who formed a ring of double agents spying for the Soviet Union and later defected, gave a talk to members of Stasi, the East German intelligence service...

    How else to explain the money and weapons so easily available to outfits like the Baloch Liberation Army? While this is not to detract from the sense of grievance that is...

  • The madness of spy vs spy

    FOR the generations that came of age in the 1960s and 1970s, the satirical Mad magazine was the best guide to seeing the world as it really was...

    The absurd theatre of the Cold War was played out in ‘Spy vs Spy’, a wordless but maniacally funny comic strip that featured two agents who were constantly warring with each other, using a variety of stratagems and booby traps to destroy the other...

  • Chinese consumers spend at least $17.8bn in 'Singles Day' shopping binge

    China's smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on “Singles Day”, billed as the world's biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    Also known as “Double 11” for the November 11 date, the event launched in 2009 by e-commerce giant Alibaba kicked off at midnight and ended up shattering the previous year's sales mark, as it does every year...

  • Chinese spend billions in ‘Singles Day’ shopping binge

    SHANGHAI: China’s smartphone-wielding masses unleashed billions of dollars in e-commerce spending Saturday as they rushed to snap up bargains on ‘Singles Day’ — billed as the world’s biggest one-day online shopping festival...

    Also known as ‘Double 11’ for the November 11 date, the event launched in 2009 by e-commerce giant Alibaba kicked off at midnight and ended up shattering the previous year’s sales mark, as it does every year... ...

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