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Pakistan eye comeback against fired-up England

The next match will be Pakistan vs England world cup 2019. After being blasted apart by West Indies in their opening game, Pakistan will look to make amends, especially in their batting, and aim for a comeback when they take on hot-favorites England in their second World Cup fixture at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Monday. 

Childhood adversity ups risk of mental health disorder

Kids who grow up in poverty and face adverse experiences are at a greater risk of suffering from mental health disorders such as depression and anxiety, warn researchers.Low socioeconomic status and the experience of traumatic stressful events are also linked to accelerated puberty and brain maturation, abnormal brain development, and greater mental health disorders, said

China says won’t give in to US, will fight till the end

China on Sunday said it won’t give in to the US pressure and was ready to fight till the end in the raging trade war that has the world concerned.Releasing a white paper that elaborated its position on the ongoing trade spat with the US, China said that Washington “groundlessly” and “recklessly” accused Beijing of

James Bond does not have to treat women properly: Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Actor-writer Phoebe Waller-Bridge believes more than James Bond, the movies about the famed British spy should do justice to its women characters.The 33-year-old actor-writer, best known for creating hit series like “Fleabag” and “Killing Eve”, recently boarded the project and will be credited as a writer alongside Neal Purvis & Robert Wade, Scott Z Burns

It’s official: Robert Pattinson is next Batman

Actor Robert Pattinson has officially been cast as the Batman in Matt Reeves’ upcoming directorial about the Caped Crusader.The 33-year-old actor succeeds Ben Affleck who played the part in three films — “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, “Suicide Squad” and “Justice League. According to Variety, Pattinson has closed the deal with Warner Bros for

Apple raises iOS cellular download limit to 200MB

Apple raises iOS cellular download limit to 200MB : From 150MB per app, Apple has finally increased iOS’ cellular download limit to 200MB to help users download larger apps, especially when they are away from Wi-Fi.This is the first time since 2017 that the iPhone-maker has altered the download limit over mobile networks, Engadget reported

Hand over data privacy records: US judge tells Facebook

A US judge has asked Facebook to hand over data privacy records related to the massive Cambridge Analytica scandal.According to a report in Engadget on Friday, Facebook shareholders in September 2018 sued the social networking platform to obtain information pertaining to the data leak of 87 million users.”Today. A US judge sided with shareholders, ordering

Aussie copters ‘targeted by lasers’ in S China Sea

The Australian Navy’s helicopters were targeted with lasers and its ships trailed during a passage through the hotly contested South China Sea earlier this month, according to an analyst who was aboard the warship from which the aircraft were operating. The HMAS Canberra and the HMAS Parramatta were on their way to a joint military

Google Messages cross 500 mn installs on Play Store

The Messages app from Google has surpassed 500 million installs on Play Store in the past few days.The number is significant because Google does not require phone- makers to pre-install this app as a part of the Google Mobile Services package, despite which, the app seems to be in good use, 9To5Google reported on Monday

Pakistan launches first official ‘moon sighting’ website

Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry Launched what he termed as the country’s first official ‘moon sighting’ website and a calendar showing main Islamic dates and months for the next five years based on scientific evidence. The website, pak moonsighting.pk, was launched on Sunday in an effort “to halt the moon sighting

European elections: Power blocs lose grip on Parliament

The big centre-right and centre-left blocs in the European Parliament have lost their combined majority amid an increase in support for liberals, the Greens and nationalists in Sundays European Parliamentary elections, the media reported on Monday.The European Parliament helps shape the European Union (EU) legislation and the results will play a big part in who

Trump still has ‘confidence’ in N. Korean leader

US President Donald Trump on Sunday reiterated his “confidence” in North Korean leader Kim Jong-un despite Pyongyang launching missile tests earlier this month.”North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me,” Trump tweeted from Japan where he is on an official visit.”I have confidence that Chairman

Trump arrives in Japan with N. Korea, Iran on agenda

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump landed in Japan on Saturday, kicking off a highly anticipated state visit — with the President to become the first foreign leader to meet the newly-crowned Emperor Naruhito. The US leader will hold his first meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and also play a

Pakistan tests fire ballistic missile ‘Shaheen-II’

Pakistan on Thursday announced training launch of Shaheen-II surface-to-surface ballistic missile, capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear war-heads up to 1,500 km. The training launch was aimed at ensuring (the) operational readiness of (the) Army Strategic Forces Command. (The) Shaheen-II missile is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear war-heads up to a range

Mobile networks suspending orders for Huawei smartphones

Mobile networks suspending orders for Huawei smartphones

Mobile networks in Asia and Europe have issued suspending orders for Huawei smartphones following the US decision last week to restrict the company’s access to American technology, the media reported.The inclusion of Huawei on an export blacklist means the Chinese company can no longer source software or components from US suppliers without a license. Existing

At least 32 killed in Tajikistan prison riots

At least 32 killed in Tajikistan prison riots

At least 32 people, including 29 inmates and three prison guards, were killed in a riot in a prison situated at the outskirts of Dushanbe, Tajikistan’s Ministry of Justice said on Monday. The riot was organized by alleged members of Islamic State terror organization, Russian state news agency TASS reported, citing a statement by the

NASA spots Israeli spacecraft's crash site on Moon

NASA spots Israeli spacecraft’s crash site on Moon

NASA’s Moon orbiting spacecraft has spotted the impact site of the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft on a region of the Moon called “Sea of Serenity” where it crash landed on April 11. SpaceIL, a non-profit organization, attempted to land its spacecraft on top of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in the ancient volcanic field on the

Sweden to announce decision on Assange rape case

Sweden to announce decision on Assange rape case

Swedish prosecutors on Monday will announce whether they are reopening an inquiry into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, who is currently lodged at a high-security jail in the UK. Assange, who denies the charges, has avoided extradition to Sweden for seven years after seeking refuge at the Ecuadorean embassy in London in

Musk shares look of SpaceX's first Internet satellites

Musk shares look of SpaceX’s first Internet satellites

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has shared the first look of the firm’s Starlink Internet satellites packed and ready to be launched into orbit in a few days.Musk shares look of SpaceX’s first Internet satellites Musk posted a photo on Twitter, featuring the first 60 production satellites packed into the fairing of a Falcon 9 rocket

Ex-journalist, cultural adviser shot dead in Afghanistan

Ex-journalist, cultural adviser shot dead in Afghanistan

A former journalist and cultural adviser to the lower house of Parliament has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kabul, just days after she shared on social media that her life was in danger. Mena Mangal made her name as a presenter on the Pashto-language channel Tolo TV, Afghanistan’s largest private broadcaster, and later