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June 24, 2018 12:00 AM London-based doctor denies targeting Begum Kulsoom

LONDON: A London-based British Pakistani doctor says a fake WhatsApp post has been used to malign Begum Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif using his name and phone number. In a video message, Dr Farooq Malik Bangash regretted that his name was used to cause stress to the Sharif family. He condemned the person who used his name to pass on a completely baseless allegation

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM FB news use declining, WhatsApp growing!

LONDON: News consumption is increasingly shifting from social media like Facebook to messaging applications like WhatsApp, according to a study published on Thursday which also found high levels of international public concern about fake news online. The Reuters Institute report, which covers 37 countries in five continents, found that the use of social 7

June 11, 2018 12:00 AM India arrests 15 over latest ‘child abduction’ lynchings

NEW DELHI: Indian police have arrested 15 men after the latest in a spate of lynchings incited by rumours spread on WhatsApp of strangers abducting children, an officer said on Sunday. A mob in a mainly tribal area of the northeastern state of Assam pulled two men out of their car on Friday night and beat them to death before police could arrive. A video 8

June 9, 2018 12:57 PM Taliban agree to three-day unprecedented Eid ceasefire with Afghan forces

The Taliban on Saturday announced its first ceasefire in Afghanistan since the 2001 US invasion, with a three-day halt in hostilities against the country's security forces that was greeted with relief by war-weary Afghans. But the group warned the suspension of fighting for the first three days of Eid, the holiday that caps off Ramadan, did not extend 5

May 16, 2018 12:00 AM WhatsApp rolls out new group chat features

CALIFORNIA: Messaging service WhatsApp rolled out new group-chat features on Tuesday, including more controls for administrators as well as regular group members. Users can now leave a group permanently to avoid being repeatedly added back after they have left, Facebook Inc-owned WhatsApp said in a blog post https://blog. whatsapp. com/10000640/New-Features-for-Groups 4

March 9, 2018 12:00 AM German politician quits over ‘race slur’

BERLIN: A regional leader of Germany’s far-right AfD party said on Thursday he would resign after he insulted Germans of Turkish origin, calling them "camel drivers". Andre Poggenburg, 42, is the leader of the AfD in the formerly communist eastern region of Saxony-Anhalt as well as chief of the anti-immigration party’s state parliamentary group. He will leave 31

February 17, 2018 1:58 AM Zardari defends Rao Anwar, calls him ‘brave kid’

KARACHI: Amid reports that absconding police officer Rao Anwar enjoyed his blessing, former president Asif Ali Zardari put his weight behind the suspended SSP on Friday when he contested a police report that held him responsible for 444 extrajudicial killings in alleged encounters. In an interview with a private television channel, the co-chairman of the Pakistan 13

February 12, 2018 11:42 PM Revising concepts of masculinity through documentary art

In answer to questions of what it means to be a man in Pakistan, how men deal with the pressure of financially providing for their families and reformation of expectations to let them have a happier life, Aurelie Salvaire interviewed various social activists, entrepreneurs, artists and people from different social and economic backgrounds. Along with being 8

November 2, 2017 6:22 AM Nawaz Sharif at Punjab House; receives court summons by NAB

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif is present at the Punjab House where he is holding informal consultations with party leaders and government officials. Nawaz reached Punjab House earlier after arriving at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport from London early Thursday morning. He is expected to appear in the accountability court tomorrow 20

November 2, 2017 4:07 AM Nawaz Sharif arrives at Punjab House; to chair party meeting

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has reached Punjab House after arriving at the Benazir Bhutto International Airport from London early Thursday morning. Nawaz is chairing a consultative meeting with party leaders and government officials at Punjab House. He is expected to appear in the accountability court tomorrow that is hearing corruption 13