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  • LITERARY NOTES: Remembering Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman

    Both have recently come up with special issues, remembering two of Urdu literature’s towering figures: Krishan Chander and Akhter-ul-Iman...

    In these works, gadha, or donkey, symbolizes common man and by depicting its plight Krishan Chander satirizes the political system and social circumstances in India, though this more or less applies to Pakistan, too...

  • Ombudsman starts hearing complaints on Skype

    ISLAMABAD: Taking a new initiative, Federal Ombudsman Salman Faruqui has started hearing complaints of overseas Pakistanis on Skype...

    He said a complainant lodged a complaint through Skype against officials of the Pakistan Consulate in New York and the ombudsman resolved the issue instantly with the help of the staff at the consulate...

  • Snapchat, Skype among services not ensuring user privacy: Amnesty

    Only three out of 11 companies with popular messaging apps take measures to safeguard user privacy, while Snapchat and Skype/Microsoft are among those failing to adopt basic privacy protections on their services, revealed an Amnesty International (AI) report released this week...

    "Despite Microsoft’s strong policy commitment to human rights, it is still using a weak form of encryption on Skype, scoring 40 and leaving it four places...

  • Pakistan does not abandon friends and strategic partners: PM Nawaz

    ISLAMABAD: Amidst unsubstantiated rumours that Pakistan will commit troops to Saudi Arabia for the protection of its borders, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in an address today urged a peaceful solution to the Yemen crisis through dialogue with warring factions and reiterated the importance of the Saudi Kingdom as a ‘strategic ally’...

    "Pakistan does not abandon friends and strategic partners, specially at a time when their security is...

  • 'Ronaldinho and Friends' arrive in Pakistan amidst tight security

    Keen to shine a spotlight on the underrepresented footballing talent in Pakistan, Brazillian football legend Ronaldinho, Manchester United's Ryan Giggs and five other international football stars arrived in Islamabad on Saturday...

    In addition to the international stars, the teams will also consist of Pakistan's emerging football talent...

  • Ronaldinho and friends play match in Karachi to boost Pakistan football

    Brazil's Ronaldinho and a host of other former top footballers played an exhibition match in Pakistan on Saturday in a push to encourage people in the cricket-mad nation to take up the game...

    The group dubbed “Ronaldinho and friends” also includes former Manchester United stalwart Ryan Giggs, former England goalkeeper David James, Dutch star George Boateng, former French players Robert Pires and Nicolas Anelka, and Portuguese player...

  • Terry joins ‘Ronaldinho and Friends’ in Pakistan visit

    KARACHI: Chelsea legend John Terry has become the latest player to join ‘Ronaldinho and Friends’ in their visit to Pakistan next month for an exhibition match, organisers Leisure Leagues announced at a ceremony on Friday...

    England defender Terry, who left Chelsea at the end of the season last month, will be the eighth and final player in the team which will be led by Brazil superstar Ronaldinho and plays against a team featuring...

  • Pakistan, Haqqani network are not 'friends', says Aizaz Chaudhry

    A day after a top US Central Command official acknowledged Pakistan's efforts against the deadly Haqqani network, Ambassador to the United States (US) Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry said the Haqqani network is not Pakistan's "friend"...

    “The Haqqani Network, for one, acts as a veritable arm of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency,” retired Admiral Mike Mullen told the US Senate Armed Services Committee in 2011...

  • Teenager set on fire allegedly by friends over monetary dispute

    A teenager was set on fire allegedly by his friends over some monetary dispute in Surjani Town of Karachi, police said on Sunday...

    Asif Ali, 15, met his friends ostensibly to settle a monetary dispute in Sector-7 of Surjani Town, however, “something happened” there and the suspects allegedly set him on fire, Chandio said...

  • Facebook shifts News Feed, gives priority to friends

    WASHINGTON: Facebook said Tuesday it was reconfiguring its News Feed, in a move aimed at giving people more information about what is happening to “the friends you care about...

    Read: Facebook ‘newspaper’ spells trouble for mediaOne of the key changes aims “to ensure that content posted directly by the friends you care about, such as photos, videos, status updates or links, will be higher up in News Feed so you are less likely to miss...

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