Huge cache of arms seized, two suspects arrested in Rawalpindi raid

Acting on a tip-off, police arrested two suspects, Ibadur Rehman and Muhammad Faisal, and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from their possession in Rawalpindi. They had hidden the large number of weapons, including a foreign machine gun, worth millions of rupees secretly in an abandoned car parked on Adiala road near Gulshan-e-Iqbal bus stop. The seized arms also include around 1,200

Philippines President asks public to ‘shoot’ corrupt public officials

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte told Filipinos that they could “shoot but not kill” corrupt public officials. “If you pay taxes, fees, clearances or whatever, and these fools ask for a bribe, slap them. If you have a gun, you can shoot them, but don’t kill,” he remarked during his speech at the inauguration of Bataan government center and business hub.

Finperial organizes financial literacy seminar for startups

Hira Jalal, ACCA, founder of Finperial, organized a financial literacy seminar for entrepreneurs in Islamabad on 14th September, 2019. The event was held at WeCreate Centre and was attended by 70+ startup founders. The seminar touched upon numerous accounting standards and included topics related to bookkeeping, financial statements, budgeting, break-even analysis, FBR, SECP or any other financial fundamentals.

Cow’s dung and urine can prevent nuclear radiation: Indian researcher

An Indian researcher has made claims that cow’s dung and urine can prevent nuclear radiation from causing harm. The scientist claims that NASA’s research has proved what he’s saying, and you can search it on Google as well. He further went on to claim that cow’s dung, urine, its breath, and everything is pure and purity gives birth to purity. 

CAA bans mobile phone usage at Peshawar airport after viral video

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has banned use of mobile phones at Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar after a video showing passengers coming out of luggage conveyor belt went viral. The circular titled ‘use of mobile phones in restricted areas’ strictly directed employees against using mobile phones in lounges and aprons, adding that strict action will be taken in case of violation.

Microsoft President alleges US govt asked them to spy on other countries

Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft, has alleged that an unnamed Trump advisor approached him for spying on other countries. Smith recently published a book named, “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age” in which he mentions interesting details about Microsoft’s dealings with the US government and other entities.

No move under way to recognise Israel, clarifies Pakistan FO

Pakistan has made it clear that there was no move under way to recognise Israel. The remarks by Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal came in response to a question about whether Pakistan was planning to recognise Israel, as speculations arose after a detailed article published in an Israeli paper is doing the rounds on social media.

Vaping death investigators warn NO e-cigarettes are safe

Investigators probing deaths of six people who contracted vaping-related lung diseases have warned that NO e-cigarette is safe. Despite vaping industry officials trying to blame illegal cannabis products, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said people should stop using any electronic cigarette or vaping device. The FDA has warned consumers against using vaping devices bought “on the street”.

International students allowed to stay two years in UK after graduation

Britain’s government has announced new post-Brexit immigration plans that will allow international students to work in the country for two years after graduating. Currently, foreign students can stay in the UK for unto four months after graduation. The British government wants to increase the number of international students in Britain 30 per cent to 600,000 by 2030, with an emphasis on STEM subjects.

India’s cine body makes Diljit Dosanjh cancel US trip promoted by Pakistani national

India’s cine body, Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) asked singer and actor, Diljit Dosanjh to cancel his appearance at an upcoming show being promoted by a Pakistani national. Diljit, who was supposed to perform at the US show on September 21 had been told to “cancel his commitment in the interest, sentiments and dignity of the nation”.