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  • From smart phones to smart cars

    On the way, you could take a nap, read a book (displayed on a screen in the car, of course) or even enjoy a meal using both hands...

    For those who grew up in the eighties, it would be like having your own KITT, of Knight Rider fame...

  • Woman confesses to killing 16-year-old sister in Karachi over 'compromising pictures'

    Police on Sunday confirmed that an alleged incident of robbery reported in Karachi's Malir area earlier this week was actually an act of murder where a 20-year-old young woman killed her younger sister, Aleena, with the help of her fiance...

    However, addressing a press conference on Sunday, Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Korangi Nauman Siddiqui said that Alveena had confessed to slitting the throat of her little sister after...

  • Pictures, videos retrieved from downed Indian drone released

    ISLAMABAD: Army released on Monday pictures and video-clips retrieved from the spy drone it downed earlier this month near the Line of Control to back up its claim that the remotely piloted aerial vehicle was used by India for snooping in areas on the Pakistani side of LoC...

    “Photos and videos recovered from the internal memory of quadcopter provide irrefutable evidence that it was flown by Indian army for reconnaissance inside...

  • NA body wants pictures of ex-PM Nawaz Sharif in embassies replaced

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly Standing Committee on Overseas Pakistanis on Monday directed the Foreign Office to get the pictures of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in different embassies abroad replaced with that of Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah...

    MNA Shagufta Jumani of the PPP while chairing the committee meeting said an advertisement by the Pakistani embassy in Oman had been published in an Omani newspaper on the...

  • Female model denied bail in fake pictures case

    PESHAWAR: A local court on Tuesday dismissed the bail petition of a female model in a case in which she is accused of sharing the alleged fake objectionable pictures of a policewoman with friends and the latter’s family over the cellphone...

    Judge of the additional district and sessions court Nusrat Yasmeen pronounced the petition’s rejection after hearing arguments of both parties...

  • In pictures: 70 years on, you show us how diverse Pakistan still is

    As Pakistan turns 70 years old, we asked you to share with us pictures capturing our country's beautifully diverse culture through heartwarming photographs of traditions, attire and places of significance...

    Here are some of the best shots you shared with us on Instagram using the #DiversePakistan hashtag:Also read: Here is why Pakistan is more diverse than you thoughtView all submissions here...

  • Kremlin releases pictures of Putin fishing during holiday

    Putin's affinity for the tough guy pose has been documented with shots of him bare-chested on horseback, diving in a submarine in Lake Baikal, the world's deepest, and flipping a Judo opponent...

    These latest images, provided by the Kremlin, captured his two-day stay in the remote Tuva area of southern Siberia...

  • In pictures: Pakistan carry losing streak into T20 series

    DUBAI: England beat Pakistan by 14 runs in the first Twenty20 international to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series in Dubai on Thursday...

    England made 160-5 in their 20 overs with Sam Billings 51, skipper Eoin Morgan 45 not out and debutant James Vince 41 the main run-getters...

  • In pictures: Mohammad Amir trains with the Pakistan squad

    As the Pakistan Super League (PSL) drafting process came to an end on Tuesday, the Pakistan cricket team continued their training camp at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore for the upcoming away series against New ZealandMohammad Amir, who has been out from the national side after the spot-fixing row in 2010 was called up to attend the camp after recent performances in domestic first class cricket and the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL)... ...

  • Ravindra Jadeja in trouble for clicking pictures with endangered lions

    Officials from Gujarat state's Gir wildlife sanctuary ordered the probe late Thursday after photos showing the couple in front of a pride of lions during a safari earlier this week went viral on social media...

    “The Gir National Park and Sanctuary is a protected area and people are not supposed to get down (from) their vehicle during safari,” a chief forest conservator A...

  • Of pictures and permission — Do they know they're on your cell phone?

    Picture this: a family is comfortably seated at a high-end restaurant, enjoying each other's company and the fine cuisine laid out in front of them...

    The scenario may sound familiar to you; you might have witnessed people’s domestic help waiting on them at eateries, or maybe you've recently come across a social media post of a sneaky photograph clicked by a patron at a restaurant going instantly viral...

  • Facebook 'Moments' app expands shareablity, support for Hi-res pictures

    CALIFORNIA: Facebook has upgraded its private-photo sharing mobile app 'Moments' which now allows users to share a URL link of their private albums with anyone online ? even those who are not connected with the uploader on the social media site, Tech Crunch reports...

    The public link will let other viewers join the album and even add their own photos...

  • Pictures from North East of Italy

    KARACHI: To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Italy, Italian consul Gianluca Rubagotti hosted a reception at a hotel here on Thursday evening...

    Apart from the formal get-together, the event had a preview of a photographic exhibition titled ‘Tri-Veneto: Pictures from the North East of Italy’ curated by Alessandro Rosani, which will be held on Sunday at FOMMA DHA Art Centre...

  • Pictures of US President Barack Obama's mother's stay in Pakistan

    GUJRANWALA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his meeting with US President Barack Obama on Thursday will present commemorative photos of Obama's mother's stay in Pakistan during the 1980s...

    Official sources said Barack Obama's mother worked for the Asian Development Bank (ADB) during the 1980s and came to Pakistan to work on a project – she stayed at a five-star hotel in Lahore and frequently travelled to Gujranwala...

  • Half truths, half pictures

    KARACHI: An exhibition of paintings by distinguished artist Ayaz Jokhio opened at Canvas Art Gallery on Tuesday...

    But it wouldn’t be wrong to suggest that Jokhio’s strong attachment to the land he belongs to, in terms of the issues or subjects that have been plaguing our society for a long time, makes him a commentator of sorts...

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