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Woman Beats Purse Snatchers in Broad Daylight in Rawalpindi

Usually people are left stunned and resigned when they encounter a thief or robber who wants what’s theirs.People often give whatever they have to avoid further confrontation and ensure their safety. However, this one woman from Rawalpindi was caught on video – and shes not one to be messed with.What HappenedA snatcher tried to flee with her purse...

Pakistan U-19 Overcome Sri Lanka U-19 To Qualify for the Next Round

Pakistan U-19 cricket team’s campaign is back on track with a win against Sri Lanka U-19 by 3 wickets. A collective effort from the team made sure they got over the line to qualify for the quarter-final.The win has now taken the team to the top spot in Group D with a net run rate of 1.404, however,...

Dewan Farooque Motors to Start Assembling Vehicles from Next Month

In a notification to the PSX, Dewan Farooque Motors Limited announced that it has been granted Brownfield status by Engineering Development Board (EDB) and is expected to commence production by end of February 2018.In December 2017, it was reported that Ministry of Industries and Production (MOIP) has decided to accord Brownfield status to Dewan Farooq Motors Limited, Dewan...

Apple faces 32 class action lawsuits over admitting to throttling older iPhones

And those are only the suits filed in the US, rest assured there are several others.Apple has been throttling the performance of older iPhones via software updates, since 2016, and interestingly it admitted to that. After facing a strong backlash from the public and media outlets, Apple apologized for not clearly stating the issue and offered a discount...

FBR Temporarily Exempts Import Duty Payment Conditions for Imported Vehicles

Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) officials said that custom duty conditions have been relaxed on car imports categorized as gifts, personal baggage, and imports made under a residence transfer scheme.This exemption has only been granted to cars imported between 4th of December, 2017 and 9th of January, 2018 – the importers can only avail this relaxation if they...

$86 Billion were Spent on Apps in 2017 Alone

As smartphone penetration across the world increases, app downloads correspondingly surge to new heights, too.According to a new report by App Annie, the authority on the matter, 2017 saw users download a record high of 175 billion apps. Also, $86 billion were spent on apps over the past year, which represents a growth of 105-percent over the last...

Another Strike: Oil Tankers Association Gives an Ultimatum to PSO

All Pakistan Oil Tankers Owners Association (APOTOA) has decided to damage the National Logistic Cell (NLC) and has given a 72 hour notice to Pakistan State Oil (PSO) to stop using NLC’s fleet for petroleum supplies.PSO’s management and Oil Tanker Carriage Association (OTCA) held a meeting and on Thursday at PSO house Karachi. The meeting was held to...

West Indies Postpone Their Tour to Pakistan Again

West Indies cricket team has yet again postponed their visit to Pakistan for a three-match Twenty20 series after the players expressed concerns regarding security in the country.The Pakistan Cricket Board sources said the tour will now be planned next year when a window is available to both the teams.The source claimed:Some of the players were reluctant to tour...

Samsung Rumored to Surpass Rivals With New AI Hardware

With increased emphasis on artificial intelligence in recent times, companies like Samsung have amped up their efforts to catch up to rivals.Its latest focus is on developing a Neural Processing Unit (NPU) which is capable enough to outpace rivals. While others have already released their own dedicated processors, Samsung has been behind on the AI race.According to sources, the...

Sindh Govt to Offer Life Skills Courses for Students of Class 6 to 9

Sindh Education Department has announced that Sindh Government has approved life skills education to be part of school syllabus for grades 6 to 9.The announcement was made via the Sindh Education Department’s official Twitter account.The Sindh govt has approved life skills education to be integrated into curriculum for class 6–9. It has been taught in 8 districts (Karachi,...