Shehbaz seeks help from Amarinder to fight pollution


Lahore, Nov 21: Shehbaz seeks help from Amarinder to fight pollution . Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has invited Indian Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to enter a regional cooperation agreement to tackle the issue of smog and environmental pollution. Sharif wrote to Singh that the people of both Punjabs were facing the problem

Adam Fields accused of sexual harassment

Los Angeles, Nov 21: Adam Fields accused of sexual harassment. Hollywood executive and producer Adam Fields has been accused of sexually harassing several women when he was a part of Relativity Media from 2010 to 2016.On behalf of Fields, his attorney has denied the allegations and said the accusations have surfaced as a result of

India-Russia sign pact India-Russia sign pact for visa free entry of flight crew

New Delhi, Nov 21, India-Russia sign pact for visa free entry of flight crew : India and Russia have agreed to implement the general declaration for visa free entry of the crew of chartered and scheduled flights between the two countries.A pact on the issue was signed here recently by officials of the two countries,

Pakistan arrests 16 foreigners for illegal border crossing Pakistan arrests 16 foreigners for illegal border crossing

Pakistan arrests 16 foreigners for illegal border crossing: Islamabad,  Sixteen foreigners were arrested in Pakistan’s Balochistan province for illegally trying to cross the country’s border into Iran, authorities said on Tuesday.The foreigners — 15 Nigerians and one Yemeni national — were en route to Europe via Iran, but were arrested on Monday night on a tip-off,

Consumers Worldwide Spend New Limelight Networks Report Reveals Consumers Worldwide Spend Nearly 17 Hours A Week Online

Consumers Worldwide Spend: Consumers worldwide are spending more time online and are quick to avoid websites that provide poor user experiences or have had security breaches, according to the latest “State of the User Experience” research report from Limelight Networks, a global leader in digital content delivery. The annual global report, which highlights consumer online

Mahindra opens
Automobile giant Mahindra opens US plant in Michigan

Mahindra opens: Automobile giant Mahindra on Monday opened its new manufacturing plant with an investment of $230 million in the world’s car capital Detroit, which got its first automotive production facility in 25 years. The company says it will retrofit two existing facilities in Auburn Hills and  Pontiac. The facility in Auburn hills is expected to

Oil prices decline ahead of OPEC meeting
Oil prices decline ahead of OPEC meeting

Oil prices decline ahead of OPEC meeting: New York, Oil prices declined as investors became cautious ahead of an OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) meeting next week, a media report said. OPEC and other key oil producers will meet on November 30 to discuss whether to extend the current price-supporting curbs on crude output,

India, China have no option but to live peacefully: Dalai Lama

Bhubaneswar, Nov 20, Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Monday said India and China have no option except to live peacefully and help each other. On to the strained ties between the two countries in the wake of the Doklam standoff, the Nobel Peace laureate said that is not an important issue. “Both the

Indian-origin female officer jailed for maid abuse in Singapore

Singapore, Nov 20, An Indian-origin former army Warrant Officer was sentenced to four months and three weeks in jail on Monday for abusing and beating her Indian maid. K. Rajakumari, 57, repeatedly abused her maid in 2012, and once, even hit the latter with a plastic hanger until it broke. Rajakumari, who retired after 35

Chicken poop could replace coal in electricity generation

New York, Nov 20, Treated excrement from chickens, turkeys and other poultry, when converted to combustible solid biomass fuel, could replace coal as a renewable energy source, says a study. The study, published in the journal Applied Energy, showed that treated poultry excrement could replace approximately 10 per cent of coal used in electricity generation,

China violates citizens’ privacy: Rights group

Beijing, Nov 20, A rights group on Monday asked the Chinese government to stop building big data policing platforms to store personal information of its population, calling it a violation of privacy rights. The Human Rights Watch’s statement said the “Police Cloud” was designed to track and predict the activities of activists, dissidents and ethnic

Grigor Dimitrov
Grigor Dimitrov wins 16.5 crore cash prize

Grigor Dimitrov wins 16.5 crore cash prize: Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrov became the first player to win the season-ending tournament on debut since 1998.  He defeated Belgium’s David Goffin to win his maiden ATP World Tour Finals on Sunday. Dimitrov, won all five matches and claimed $2.5 million (₹16.5 crore) cash prize. Further, Goffin became the

Apple served with search warrant over Texas church shooting
Apple served with search warrant over Texas church shooting

Apple served with search warrant over Texas church shooting: Luxury US tech-giant Apple has been served with a search warrant for access to an iPhone SE which was used by the gunman who killed 27 people in a Texas church, the media reported.The gunman Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland

Cancer Patients
Cancer Patients, Survivors, Supporters Undertake UAE’s First Relay for Life

Sharjah, the third largest of the United Arab Emirate’s seven emirates, was the host for the MENA region’s first ever ‘Global Relay for Life,’ (RFL) a 24-hour walkathon that is the biggest fundraising event for cancer in the world. Conducted in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, the event was organised by Friends of Cancer

Power London's Buses
Shell, bio-bean and Coffee-Drinkers Collaborate to Help Power London’s Buses

The B20 bio fuel contains a 20% bio-component which contains part coffee oil. The bio fuel is being added to the London bus fuel supply chain and will help to power some of the buses; without need for modification. Bio fuel provides a cleaner, more sustainable energy solution for buses across London’s network by decreasing

N.Korean Foreign Minister to visit Cuba
N.Korean Foreign Minister to visit Cuba

N.Korean Foreign Minister visit Cuba: Havana, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho will visit Cuba on Monday to discuss bilateral cooperation and other important topics, government officials confirmed here. Ri will arrive on Monday afternoon in the Cuban capital, reports Xinhua news agency.During his visit, he will meet with his Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodriguez, and

CHTF 2017 Top 10 Products
Much-Anticipated CHTF 2017 Top 10 Products Are Unveiled

The 19th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF 2017), with the theme of “Innovation-Driven Development and Supply Quality Upgrade”, is taking place from November 16 to 21 at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. On the afternoon of November 10, the CHTF 2017 Top 10 Products were unveiled at the awards ceremony by Mr. Gao Zimin, Vice Mayor of

US scientists predict more big earthquakes in 2018
US scientists predict more big earthquakes in 2018

US scientists predict big earthquakes in 2018: Washington, If a prediction by two US scientists were true then the world could see an increase in the number of strong earthquakes in 2018 and the next few years, a media report said.Roger Bilham of the University of Colorado and Rebecca Bendick of the University of Montana, who

Swiss Par Panel agreed to info exchange with India on 'Black Money'
Swiss Par Panel agreed to info exchange with India on ‘Black Money’

Swiss Par Panel agreed to info exchange with India on ‘Black Money’ NEW DELHI: Paving the way for India to get instant access to details on Indians with Swiss accounts, a key parliamentary panel in Switzerland has approved an automatic information exchange pact between the two countries. The Commission for Economic Affairs and Taxes of

Argentine national killed
Argentine national killed by stray bull in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Nov 19, Argentine national killed by stray bull in Rajasthan : A 29-year-old Argentine man was killed after a stray bull allegedly hit him in the walled city area, police said today.The incident occurred yesterday when John Pablo was visiting the city with a fellow tourist when the bull hit him, they said.He was