Category: World

Astronomers detect mysterious ghost radio signal from the heart of Milky Way

A new study has identified mysterious radio waves coming from the Milky Way’s center. Nevertheless, researchers still do not know what lies behind them, the report stated. Scientists from around the world used the CSIRO radio telescope in Western Australia to discover the object. Apparently, the strange signal will be called ASKAP J173608.2-321635. The signal will be referred to as “Ghost”.

Hundreds of Amazon, Google employees urge their companies to end Project Nimbus with Israel

The employees of Amazon and Google have called on their companies to stop a $1.2 billion military contract with Israel. They have written an open letter to each of their companies asking that Project Nimbus be discontinued. The Project Nimbus was intended to provide cloud services to the Israeli government and military.

Middle Eastern countries boycott Indian products over Assam’s police brutality against Muslims

Arab countries are launching social media campaigns calling for the ‘boycott of Indian products’ in protest of the police’s violence against Muslims in Assam. Assam police conducted an eviction drive against Muslims in September. Several countries condemned the use of deadly force by Indian police after a video went viral showing the shooting of an unarmed Muslim man.

Former Army Chief Raheel Sharif appointed as Newcastle United Football Club manager

Newcastle United has appointed Gen Raheel Sharif, the current commander-in-chief of the Islamic Military Counter Terror Coalition (IMCTC) and former chief of the Pakistan army staff, as their new manager. The announcement came moments after the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund took over the football club. Following an announcement of the takeover by Saudi Arabia, several names were considered to replace Bruce.

Karachi based Cricketer Moazzam Ali Baig becomes Malawi’s captain in T20 World Cup

Cricketer Moazzam Ali Baig from Karachi was named captain of Malawi in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup qualifying round. Moazzam Ali Baig will lead Malawi’s 14-member squad for the Group A match of the Africa Sub-Regional Qualifiers. The ICC Men’s Twenty20 World Cup qualifying matches will be played in Kigali, Rwanda from October 14.

Washington and Taliban to hold first talks since Afghanistan withdrawal

US officials and Taliban representatives are scheduled to meet Saturday and Sunday in order to address the issue of containing extremist groups in Afghanistan and evacuating foreigners and Afghans from the country. The meeting marks the first one since American forces left Afghanistan in late August, ending a 20-year presence and strengthening the Taliban’s grip on power.

Pakistani students win first position in International Free Mission UAV Competition at Turkey’s TEKNOFEST

The Institute of Space Technology in Islamabad’s team of nine students won first place at the International Free Mission UAV Competition Turkey’s eminent Aerospace and Technology festival. Over 240 teams from more than 85 nations took part in TEKNOFEST this year in Bursa. The team of Pakistani students received a cash prize of 36,000 Turkish Lira

Pakistani bodybuilder Shehzad Qureshi wins Silver at World Bodybuilding Championship

A Pakistani bodybuilder Shehzad Qureshi added another medal to the country’s collection at the ongoing World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship in Tashkent. Shehzad Qureshi finished second for Pakistan with a silver medal in the 80 kg event. In his first endeavor, Shehzad won a medal and is hopeful of winning the gold next year.

60-year-old bodybuilder Abdul Waheed wins gold in World Bodybuilding Championship

The 60-year-old Pakistani bodybuilder Abdul Waheed won the gold medal in the 50+ category at the World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championship in Tashkent. In the junior category, Omar Shehzad already won a silver medal. In the meantime, Datuk Paul Chua, WBPSF’s president, believes Pakistan is safe to host international events.

Whistleblower claims Facebook encourages hate speech to make money

A former product manager for Facebook’s civic misinformation team said the company’s business model promotes hate speech, damages democracy, and is even “tearing our societies apart.” Frances Haugen, who left Facebook in May of this year, was the whistleblower who leaked a report that showed Instagram impacts the mental health of teenage girls to the Wall Street Journal.