It is easy to assume that the United States still wears the crown for having the best programmers in the world with the fame of movies such as Hidden Figures. The film depicts the effort input by American programmers to making a remarkable first-time expedition to the moon. History...
he UAE has announced Eid Al Adha holidays for the private sector. According to the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, the private sector will enjoy a three-day break starting from Thursday, August 31, to Saturday, September 2, 2017. Work will resume on Sunday, September 3. The announcement comes a day after...
UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tweeted, on Friday, that the key to the success of the UAE is that, “we have reduced talking and increased work, transformed knowledge into actions and science into deeds.” “Many ask me about the secret...
Revolution in any sector always needs a revolutionary action triggered with intent to change the structure of the status quo. The action should be driven by out of the box notions, ideas and proposals. ‘Duski’ is precisely a similar attempt to revolutionize and transfigure the field of health in Pakistan. As Mother Teresa...
Car accidents are a major concern and should not be taken lightly. It is estimated that about 3,287 people die everyday due to a car crash, which is heartbreaking to think about. The idea of finding a way to eliminate this problem is definitely something to consider, but it...
America is known as the land of the free where there are different opportunities available throughout the country. When it comes to finding a place to live, there are rural areas and major cities that suit a variety of preferences. When you want a change of scenery, there are...
ISLAMABAD: While answering 13 questions raised by the Panama Bench of the Supreme Court, the Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has not held Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif responsible of any wrongdoing, it is learnt from the sources close to the JIT. The JIT has cast some doubts about the prime...
Many Finns orient each year to Thailand. It seems simple holiday destinations, but here are some of the things tourists should avoid. Do not raise your voice Even if the Thais were agitated, they usually do not yell at each other. In spite of all the anger aimed at making the...
Honestly, not many people think about Canada when they’re planning their next vacation. It has the reputation for being remote, boring, and worst of all, cold. But what if I told you that none of that is actually accurate? Yes, the country does experience occasional winter-strikes throughout the year,...
The Federal Authority for government human resources has announced that Eid Al Fitr holiday for federal ministries and authorities in the UAE will begin on Saturday, 29th Ramadan (corresponding to June 24). If Eid falls on Sunday, June 25, work will resume on Wednesday, June 28. If Eid falls on Monday,...
While the holy month of Ramadan settles in with message of peace and joy among UAE residents, the nation makes the most with every top car brand offering best buying options. The trend endorses the ever buoyant UAE's automobile sector, which is now looking to rebound after having been under...
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands hasn't been resting on his monarchical laurels, telling Dutch media he has been moonlighting as a copilot for a KLM airlines affiliate for more than two decades. The king told Holland's Telegraaf newspaper he co-pilots two KLM Cityhopper flights per month. And now he is...
The self-styled stocks ‘guru’ who had been arrested yesterday (Monday) by Security and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has said that his achievement deserves a film made on it. Meanwhile, SECP Chairman Zafar Hijazi says that his name would be recommended to be put on Exit Control List (ECL),...
New Zealand has a temperate climate not dissimilar to that of the British Isles, but with one large difference. It is south of the equator, so the seasons are basically reversed. December through February, for example, is New Zealand’s summer. Fall takes place during March through May, while winter...
Cisco is paying $610 million to acquire Viptela, a software-defined-networks (SDN) start-up in Silicon Valley that was co-founded in 2012 by Pakistani-American entrepreneurs Amir Khan, Atif Khan and Khalid Raza. "Together, Cisco and Viptela will be able to deliver next-generation SD-WAN solutions to best serve all size and scale of...
With this article we have tried to expose many interesting facts and figures about current Economic Crisis in Pakistan with relevant references. We have collected the information by referring only and only Pakistani News sites. CPEC Explained Official Way - During the state visit to Pakistan in 2015, Chinese President...
Neither a clean chit nor a disqualification: the drawn out Supreme Court (SC) case probing the Sharif family’s alleged corruption in the Panamagate case ended today as the court ordered the formation of a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe how the family's money was transferred to Qatar. The...
The slew of new Dubai traffic rules to come into effect from July 1 usher in many advantages for motorists and among the significant changes being brought in is the matter of the renewal period of the driving licence. For expat drivers, this renewal will now be every five...
Texting and driving is the activity of sending text messages, emails or using a mobile phone to browse the web or other involved actions. Because all of these actions necessitate taking one's eyes off the road, they are considered extremely dangerous by experts and authorities on the subject. There...
The stunning heist of a 220-pound gold coin worth more than $4 million dollars from a German museum has bewildered authorities in Berlin and sparked a desperate hunt for the scratch before it is melted down. The $1 million Canadian coin, known as "Big Maple Leaf," is one of the...
DUBAI (Reuters) - Middle Eastern online retailer Souq.com will make an announcement later on Tuesday about Amazon.com Inc's bid to buy 100 percent of the company from its shareholders, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. One of the sources, declining to be identified ahead of the announcement, said...
The much-anticipated launch of Mohamed Alabbar’s ecommerce venture Noon.com is “just weeks away”, sources familiar with the matter have confirmed to Arabian Business. The $1bn launch, with financial backing from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, has been beta-testing its site for the past two months and finalising launch plans. Sources suggest...
JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia plans to introduce an “expat levy” from 2017, it was confirmed during Thursday’s budget announcement, with charges of up to SR800 per worker to be phased in by 2020. Companies currently pay a levy of SR200 per month per expat employee, but only for expat employees that...
Dubai's Burj Khalifa, the tallest and most famous skyscraper in the world, will light up with the colours of the Pakistani national flag tonight to celebrate the country's National Day. The skyscraper will be celebrating Pakistan's 77th Republic Day with a lavish LED light show, it was announced on official...
(NEWSER) – One photo shows a group of men holding a drink up to Justin Trudeau's mouth. Another shows a woman licking his face. But such selfies with life-size cardboard cut-outs of the Canadian prime minister at diplomatic events are now a thing of the past. After complaints from...
The U.S. Declaration of Independence inscribed as a fundamental right "the pursuit of happiness," but Norway has taken that goal most to heart. The Scandinavian nation of 5 million, known for its spectacular fjords, reindeer and "Midnight Sun," ranks No. 1 among 155 countries rated for happiness in a United...
SYDNEY - An Australian woman suffered burns to her face after her battery-operated headphones exploded during a flight from Beijing to Melbourne, Australian air safety investigators said Wednesday. The woman, whose name was not released, fell asleep on the plane while wearing the headphones and awoke to a loud explosion...
Fancy making your ex jealous by filling up your Tinder profile with photos of yourself surrounded by attractive strangers? Well, a Japanese company called Family Romance is making that possible with its new service which has been named ‘Real Appeal‘. Real Appeal will make sure you never have to take selfies...
Dubai Airports will soon introduce a new baggage rule to help improve service, reduce the risk of mishandlings and enhance the performance of its check-in and baggage operation at Dubai International. "Dubai International provides some of the most sophisticated baggage systems in the world," said Ali Angizeh, Vice President of...
After getting ahead of India in equity market performance, Pakistan is getting ahead of India in another indicator: economic freedom ranking. That’s according to the recent 2017 Index of Economic Freedom ranking, which places Pakistan in 141st position and India at 143th. Published by the Heritage Foundation, the Economic Freedom report...