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  • Floodwater breaks bund, triggers exodus from over 60 villages

    THATTA: Floodwater passing through the Indus River for several weeks washed away a big portion of yet another protective bund in Thatta district and caused damage to 20 other bunds in Thatta and Sujawal districts on Friday forcing several hundred families living in over 60 villages to run to safety in order to escape the resultant flooding...

  • Severe bund erosion threatens Sujawal, sows fear across district

    Monarki Bund — serving as flood-protective shield for Sujawal town and its surrounding villages — hundreds of people came out of their houses and rushed to the site on Sunday and most of them started making efforts to stop the erosion process...

    Although the bund has the strength to withstand more than double the discharge, its 46-Mile section had weakened over the past few years and was supported by what was described as ‘steel...

  • Protection bund to be built on Jhelum River

    ISLAMABAD: With a view to minimising the damages of floods in Jhelum city, a new protection bund has been proposed to be constructed in open river bed along the right bank of Jhelum River where certain depth of river flow remains persistent...

    The experience of exceptionally high flood of 2014 arose the need for providing safeguards to the local population, infrastructures, livestock, properties and human lives in particular against...

  • Google PhotoScan digitises old print photos into HD files

    There are few things more painful than losing one’s childhood printed photos but Google has come up with just the right solution using its AI technology...

    Its latest creation is called PhotoScan, and uses your phone’s camera to scan old photos and save them on your phone or cloud forever...

  • Saudi Arabia bans selfies, photos and videos at Islam's holiest sites

    The Saudi Arabian government has banned pilgrims from taking photos and videos using any devices for any purpose at Makkah's Grand Mosque and Masjid-i-Nabvi (Peace be upon him) in Madinah...

    "In the case of any violation of the ban, security guards have been instructed to confiscate the photos and the camera if needed," the Saudi government statement said, adding that the change should be disseminated to every Haj and Umrah tour...

  • Sharing objectionable photos: Court rejects pre-arrest bail of female model

    PESHAWAR: The Federal Investigation Agency arrested a female model after a local court rejected her pre-arrest bail on Monday in a case of sharing objectionable pictures of another female on social media and through cellular phone...

    The suspect, Ms Neelum Ismail alias Baibu, who is also presenter with a local Pashto television channel, was charged under the Electronic Transaction Ordinance, 2002
  • Photos of child’s body washed ashore shock world as refugee crisis grows

    Europe remained deeply divided over the response to the worst crisis of its kind since World War II, despite the heartbreaking images of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi lying dead in the surf after the boat taking his family to Greece sank...

    Pressure for action was heightened by the images of the drowned child, seen in photos in a red T-shirt, blue shorts and shoes and lying motionless on the seashore before a rescue worker picks up his...

  • Upload photos

    After successfully logging into your iCloud account, click on “Photos” as highlighted by the arrow below:When you click on ‘Photos’, your library will open in front of you...

    Click on ‘Upload” in the right hand corner of the ‘Photos’ window as indicated by the arrow in the screenshot below:After clicking on ‘Upload’, you will be given a choice to select the folder or individual photographs for uploading as shown below...

  • German far right angry at soccer team’s photos on candy bars

    Photos of Germany’s national soccer team on a popular chocolate bar have prompted online outrage among Germany’s far right because they include childhood pictures of some players of migrant origin...

    Chocolatier Ferrero swapped the usual blond boy on its ‘Kinder’ bars ahead of this summer’s European Championships for photos of the German soccer players as children...

  • Hide your photos

    In the modern day era of technology, our iPhones and iPads serve as companions of the digital memories they house in the form of photos and videos we take with them...

    In case someone wants to view your photo library on your iOS device, and you want to hide some photos that you deem are sensitive, voila you are in luck! The simple steps as how to hide the photos are highlighted below:Open the stock photos app on your iPhone:Click on...

  • Playboy to stop publishing nude photos

    WASHINGTON: Playboy will stop publishing the photographs of the fully nude women so closely associated with it, declaring such pictures have become “passe” in the Internet age where free pornography is readily available...

    The decision came after a top editor of the adult magazine met its founder Hugh Hefner at the Playboy Mansion last month, according to chief executive Scott Flanders
  • Edit photos

    The popularity of smartphone cameras can be gauged from the fact that the most uploaded photographs on the photo sharing platform, Flickr, come from the iPhone! In order to edit our photos, there are editing apps available for both iOS and Android to get the job done, which are listed below:Snapseed (iOS & Android)While other apps in this list will be paid ones, Snapseed for iOS and Android is completely free and a very popular app to edit...

  • To publish or not to publish? Media divided over photos of attackers

    The rethink was set off by the leading daily Le Monde, whose managing editor Jerome Fenoglio told AFP that after the Nice attack — in which 84 people died — “we were very uncomfortable” that photos showing attacker Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel flexing his muscles might contribute to his “posthumous glorification”...

    Most of the French media however are continuing to show images of attackers, with Johan Hufnagel of the left-leaning daily...

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