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August 16, 2017 7:42 PM 'Rot is deep' at Indian hospital where 85 children died

Inside the decrepit children's ward at an Indian hospital where 85 infants died last week, Ram Prasad prayed his two-year-old daughter would escape the same fate as he scanned the overcrowded hallways for a doctor. His plight in 'ward 100', where the death of so many children has sparked outrage, is emblematic of a healthcare crisis where doctors are stretched 1

August 16, 2017 6:22 AM Video on Child Marriages: Girls should be free to choose their future

Child Marriages is still an issue in Pakistan even in the 21st century. Elaj Trust has made a video to expose the bitter reality behind ‘Child Marriages’ that still exists in our society. A topic that needs attention for saving the life’s of many daughters that are being ignore by the nation. Most often girls at a very early age get married, they are not free enough 6

August 15, 2017 11:54 PM Country needs one mega dam every decade: Wapda

LAHORE - Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) Chairman Lt Gen (R) Muzammil Hussain on Tuesday visited Nai Gaj and Darawat dams located in districts Dadu and Jamshoro of Sindh. During a briefing after the visit, the chairman said that Wapda is committed for optimal development of water resources in Pakistan in view of rapid surge in water 3

August 15, 2017 5:10 AM Binge-watching ‘The Walking Dead?’ You might feel like a zombie yourself

Binge-watching is a great way for young adults to catch up on multiple episodes of their favorite television series like “The Walking Dead” or “Game of Thrones,” but it comes at a price. New research by the University of Michigan and the Leuven School for Mass Communication Research in Belgium found that higher binge-viewing frequency leads to poorer 1

August 13, 2017 1:40 PM Humane society hosts 'Clear the Shelters' pet adoption drive

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A Massachusetts animal shelter will join with WWLP-22 News to host NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations' "Clear the Shelters" third annual nationwide pet adoption drive. On Aug. 19, the Dakin Humane Society will offer 50 percent off the adoption fees for small animals and select adult cats as part of an initiative to help families 1

August 13, 2017 1:43 AM Lahore embraces ‘revolutionary’ Nawaz

n Fiery ex-PM tells cheering crowd he won’t sit home n Vows to eliminate ‘virus’ afflicting democracy n Promises a ‘naya Pakistan’ as he ends GT Road journey at Data Darbar n Will announce programme of reforms on I-Day LAHORE - Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif says he aims to bring a revolution to ensure speedy justice and better service to the people 2

August 12, 2017 9:06 PM Chinese consumer confidence continues to rise in Q2 as economy stabilises

BEIJING: Chinese consumers continued to show more willingness to spend as well as optimism about personal income growth and employment opportunities thanks to a stabilizing economy, according to a survey. China's Consumer Confidence Index (CCI) reached 112 points in the second quarter of 2017, up two points from last quarter and the highest score since 1

August 12, 2017 9:30 AM Xiaomi crosses Apple in the global wearable band market

Xiaomi overtook Apple in the global wearable band market in Q2, according to an industry analyst. The market grew 8 percent year on year in the second quarter, Canalys said in a research report. Xiaomi topped the market with shipments of 3.5 million units, closely followed by U.S. firm Fitbit, which shipped 3.3 million units, a 34-percent year-on-year 10

August 12, 2017 12:00 AM Coutinho going nowhere: Liverpool

LONDON: Liverpool insisted on Friday that Philippe Coutinho would not be sold at any price amid reports the Brazil star has submitted a transfer request in a bid to force a move to Barcelona. Coutinho is Barcelona’s top target to replace Neymar following the striker’s world record move to Paris Saint-Germain. After having two previous offers rejected 4

August 11, 2017 11:53 PM Kenyan president re-elected, opposition rejects result

NAIROBI/KISUMU: Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta secured a second term in office, results showed on Friday, setting off wild street celebrations by his supporters and protests in opposition strongholds in the capital and the west of the country. Speaking after the result of Tuesday's election was announced, Kenyatta offered an olive branch to the opposition 7