Pakistan News

Pakistani, Indian troops exchange fire across LoC

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani troops and Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) exchanged fire across the Line of Control (LoC) on Defence Day, Inter-Services Public Relations said. ISPR said Indian troops resorted to “unprovoked firing” in the Nezapir sector around midnight on Monday. Firing continued until 10am Tuesday morning, the statement said. No casualties have been reported so […]


South Africa name new caps in one-day squads

JOHANNESBURG: Three new caps were named by Cricket South Africa on Tuesday in squads to play One-Day Internationals (ODI) against Ireland and Australia. Test batsman Temba Bavuma is set to earn his first one-day cap in the one-off international against Ireland in Benoni on September 25, together with all-rounders Dwaine Pretorius and Andile Phehlukwayo, who […]


BuzzFeed splits itself into news, entertainment departments

Online media outlet BuzzFeed will split itself into two new departments that will focus on news and entertainment, CEO Jonah Peretti wrote in a memo sent to employees. The move to create two departments – BuzzFeed News and BuzzFeed Entertainment Group – comes at a time when online media companies are grappling with the balance […]


Syrian refugees invent app for Germany’s bureaucracy maze

BERLIN: Interminable queues, impenetrable paperwork, unpronounceable German words — the hurdles for any newcomer to Europe’s top economy can be daunting but now there’s an app for that It’s called Bureaucrazy, after the often Kafkaesque process of getting housing, health care and a bank account, not to mention seeking asylum. The team is made up […]