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  • Outrage in India over picture of Twitter CEO holding 'Brahminical' poster

    Twitter Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Jack Dorsey has been accused of inciting hate against India's highest caste after being photographed holding a poster declaring "smash Brahminical patriarchy" during a visit to the country...

    Dorsey was snapped holding the offending poster alongside six women who participated in a discussion last week on the role of Twitter in India, where caste is a flashpoint issue and grievances can turn...

  • Delayed survey data blurs India's coronavirus picture

    India has lost two weeks in its bid to get a picture of the spread of the coronavirus in its population because of poor Chinese testing kits, a member of a national task force said, complicating a decision on opening up from a lockdown...

    Read: India suspends coronavirus antibody tests after questions over reliabilityA survey of 24,000 people was now underway with indigenously developed test kits and data would be available by the end...

  • Global survey paints gloomy picture of Pakistan economy

    LAHORE: Economic conditions remain uncertain in Pakistan despite businesses benefiting from a series of aggressive rate cuts since the late 2014, says the latest Global Economic Conditions Survey (GECS) 2016...

    “In Pakistan, economic sentiment is being hurt by ongoing security problems, with business confidence in Q1 remaining low compared with most of last year and compared with its sub-continent neighbours,” says the GECS from the...

  • Part of Faisalabad’s second biggest park a picture of neglect

    FAISALABAD: The rear side of Kaleem Shaheed Park, second biggest park of the city, is being neglected by the Parks and Horticulture Authority as its once-attractive waterfall and a small hill are in a shambles, footpaths in a rundown condition and the lake dry for years...

    The front side of the park was lined with flower beds only
  • Fruit and vegetable market a picture of neglect

    FAISALABAD: Ensuring clean environment at the Fruit and Vegetables Market, Ghulam Mohammadabad, doesn’t seem to be among priorities of the municipal corporation as it presents a picture of neglect with no cleanliness arrangements and foul smell emitting from the heaps of garbage of rotten vegetables and fruits...

    Talking to Dawn, she says the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has launched a campaign against the eateries over poor hygienic...

  • Media asked to portray correct picture of CPEC route

    ISLAMABAD: Planning and Development Minister Ahsan Iqbal said on Tuesday that Sindh and Balochistan would be the biggest beneficiaries of power generation triggered by the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project, with 36 per cent and 26pc the total production of 13,880MW going to them, respectively...

    Presiding over a National Harmony Workshop at the National Defence University here, Mr Iqbal asked media to portray the correct...

  • Google sorry for Modi picture on ‘top criminals’ page

    NEW DELHI: Internet giant Google apologised on Wednesday “for any confusion or misunderstanding” caused after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s images started appearing in image search results for query on “Top 10 criminals in India”, The Hindu said on Thursday...

    Google said that results to the query “top 10 criminals in India” was due to a British daily which had an image of Mr Modi and erroneous metadata...

  • HRCP presents dismal rights picture

    There were 114 cases of acid attacks in Pakistan, involving 159 victims...

    Punjab police killed 276 suspected criminals and arrested 322, while 27 policemen died and 59 suspected criminals and 73 policemen got injured in 283 encounters in 2014...

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