Author Archives: Dunya

Froome Slashes Quintana Lead In Time Trial

Britain’s Chris Froome closed the gap on tour of Spain leader Nairo Quintana to one minute and 21 seconds with a spectacular performance in individual time trial. The sky team rider completed the 37 kilometers course in 46 minutes and 33 seconds to win the 19th stage, his second victory in this year’s event. Colombian Quintana, wearing the race leader’s ...

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Samsung urges Koreans to stop using Galaxy Note 7

Samsung urged South Korean consumers Saturday to stop using its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, following a similar warning by the US consumer agency and several airlines who fear battery explosions. The South Korean electronics giant last week suspended sales of its latest flagship smartphone and announced a recall of 2.5 million units already sold, after faulty batteries caused some handsets ...

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Makkah Hajj Rituals Begin Today

Millions of Aazmeen-e-Hajj including one hundred and sixty thousand Pakistanis will converge at Mina after Fajar prayers. On 9th of Zil-hajj, they will reach Arafat by bus or train where the Hajj sermon will be delivered at Masjid-e-Nimra. After the Hajj sermon, the faithful will offer Zohar and Asar prayers together and will spend night in open.

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22 Dead In Bangladesh Factory Fire

At least 22 people have been killed and over 70 injured in a huge fire triggered by a boiler explosion at a packaging factory in Bangladesh. Around 100 people were working when flames tore through the four-storey factory following an explosion in the boiler room

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Govt Taking Various Steps To Promote Trade

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has said the industrial productivity has increased by record 3.21 percent and the government has also taken various steps to promote exports. Chairing a meeting on financial and economic policies, all economic indicators are showing positive trajectory. Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, Governor State Bank, Secretary Finance and other officials attended the meeting. The ...

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Facebook defend removing iconic image

Social media network Facebook has defended its action of removing the iconic image of a child victim of the Vietnam War. A spokesperson for Facebook told the Independent, “It is difficult to create a distinction between allowing an image of a nude child in that instance and not in others. While we recognize that this photo is iconic, it’s difficult ...

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Pay dues or get out

Lahore grammar school Gulberg branch in Punjab province of Pakistan, threatened to throw away the girl of parents did not pay dues in time. Considered among the elite schools of Lahore, the notice sent to parents says that ‘you daughter school bill is still outstanding, kindly ensure it is paid before Friday, 9th, 2016, if it is not paid by ...

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BOL Staff to be cleared with interest

ISLAMABAD – Shoaib Ahmed Shaikh, CEO of BOL Media Group Friday announced that all ‘BOLwalas’ of Pakistan, including officers and other staff, would be paid their outstanding dues with interest. “The resilience and determination of BOLwalas during this period of turmoil has been exemplary and is worthy of great appreciation,” Shaikh said in a statement to staff, their families stakeholders ...

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Pakistan recalls Umar Akmal for T20

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday announced a 15-member squad for a three-match Twenty20 series against West Indies to be played in UAE later this month. Sarfraz Ahmed has been retained as the team’s leader. Umar Akmal, who was dropped from the team for England tour due to disciplinary reasons, has been recalled in the team due to his top ...

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Shraddha steals the show in the new Rock On 2 poster

The makers of Rock On 2 have released a new character poster from the movie. Shraddha Kapoor steals the show in this new poster. The new poster of Rock On 2 featuring Shraddha Kapoor spills intensity in in every inch. It leaves you intrigued to see what this diva has in store for us!

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