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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Singapore imposes $740,000 fines

Singapore: Singapore´s privacy watchdog on Tuesday imposed fines of Sg$1 million ($740,000) on a healthcare provider and an IT agency over a cyber-attack that saw health records of about quarter of the population stolen. In the city-state´s biggest ever data breach, hackers last year gained access to a government database and made off with the records

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM One killed, four hurt in Loralai firing

ISLAMABAD: A man was killed and four other people were injured after unidentified people opened fire in Loralai on Saturday. The man who was killed has been identified as Baaz Muhammad Adil, the in charge of the Edhi Centre in Loralai. He died on the spot. The injured people were rushed to Loralai Teaching Hospital, a private news channel reported. SSP Loralai

January 13, 2019 12:00 AM Syrian air defences shoot down Israeli missiles

DAMASCUS: Syrian air defences shot down Israeli missiles late Friday, the official SANA news agency reported, citing a military source. Most of the missiles fired by "Israeli military planes" were intercepted at around 11:00 pm (2100 GMT), the source said. "Only a ministry of transport warehouse at Damascus international airport was hit," SANA cited 2

January 9, 2019 4:00 PM DG ISPR slams Indian army as woman martyred in ceasefire violation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan army says that Indian ceasefire violations targeting civilian population cannot suppress indigenous freedom struggle of brave Kashmiris. Taking to Twitter on Wednesday, DG ISPR Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor said that one woman had embraced martyrdom and another was injured in a fresh act of ceasefire violations by Indian forces along the Line of Control 5

January 8, 2019 12:00 AM AI slams India for deporting Rohingya Muslims

NEW DELHI: Amnesty International on Monday accused India of disregarding international law after a Rohingya Muslim family was deported to Myanmar where the military is accused of genocide against the stateless Muslim minority. The family of five, who had been in prison in India’s northeastern Assam state since 2013, was handed over to Myanmar authorities

January 5, 2019 10:19 AM CDA operation on PPP leader's lawn is 'political oppression', claims Bilawal

The Capital Development Authority (CDA) on Saturday demolished the lawn of PPP Secretary General Nayyar Bukhari's house, claiming that it was built on encroached land that belonged to the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU). The move was strongly condemned by PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, who described the operation on Bukhari's residence as "a tool of political 1

December 29, 2018 12:00 AM JS Bank partners with Adaptive Technologies for Solar Financing

JS Bank has joined hands with Adaptive Technologies under the State Bank of Pakistan’s (SBP) scheme of renewable energy for financing solutions targeted towards JS Smart Roshni, for Small & Medium Enterprises, JS GharApna Solar Panel Financing for residential sector and JS Zarkhez Solar Tubewell for farmers. The collaboration between JS Bank and Adaptive 3

December 25, 2018 12:00 AM Public education on inflation called for

ISLAMABAD: Planning Minister Khusro Bakhtyar on Monday directed the officials to devise a mechanism to educate the public on economic statistics especially the trends in consumer price index and inflation. “There is also a need to compile data about the extent to which profiteering and hoarding adds to inflation which affects the general public,” Bakhtyar 7

December 23, 2018 12:00 AM LeBron James slams NFL owners’ ‘slave mentality’

LOS ANGELES, California: NBA superstar LeBron James offered a scathing take on NFL team owners on the latest episode of his HBO show “The Shop” on Friday, saying the gridiron league is run by “old white men” with a “slave mentality”. James was chatting with his business partner Maverick Carter, Los Angeles Rams star Todd Gurley and actor/rapper Ice Cube about 9

December 14, 2018 12:00 AM Palestinian kills two Israelis

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: A Palestinian shot dead two Israelis in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, the military said, after security forces killed two Palestinian murder suspects, stoking fears of wider violence. The army said the shooting at a bus stop near the Ofra settlement also wounded at least two other people, although a spokesperson 5