The death toll from a garment-factory building collapse last month surpassed 800 Wednesday, as the government forced 18 factories to shut down temporarily for safety improvements.
Two weeks after the collapse of the eight-story Rana Plaza building, the disaster is turning out to be one of the worst industrial accidents ever, putting enormous pressure on . . . → Read More: Bangladesh factory inferno leaves 800 dead
The obesity rate is 27.5 percent higher in New York City neighborhoods where the greatest proportion of people “like” television on Facebook.
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The Supreme Court disposed of two petitions seeking voting rights for millions of Pakistani expatriates, observing that the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) should facilitate Pakistani Diaspora to vote on May 11.
In its short order, a three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, observed that the commission should make all efforts to . . . → Read More: SC dismisses expat voting petition
Interior Minister Malik Habib on Tuesday reviewed measures taken for the security of elections candidates as well as the public in Sindh and expressed satisfaction over coordination among the law-enforcing agencies in this regard.
The interior minister, who arrived here on Monday from Islamabad, presided over a high-level meeting at the Chief Minister’s House and . . . → Read More: Interior Minister reviews security arrangements for candidates
‘If I could find a politician worthy of my vote, I would vote for that politician regardless of the party he or she represented—that is the hallmark of a leader: someone who transcends the aisle of any political house.
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The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday restrained the Election Commission of Pakistan from printing ballot papers of the 11 recently delimited constituencies of the National Assembly and the Sindh Assembly in Karachi till further orders.
A division bench headed by Justice Maqbool Baqar gave this direction while hearing an application of the Muttahida Qaumi . . . → Read More: SHC stops ECP from printing ballot papers before Apr 21
Business tycoon, Malik Raiz said Sunday that if given permission by the Punjab government he was ready to construct homes which were ransacked and burnt by an angry mob in the Joseph Colony area of Badami Bagh.
In a statement the former Bahria Town Chairman has asked the Punjab government to give necessary approvals and . . . → Read More: Wealthy Pakistani tycoon offers to build homes free of cost for the Joseph Colony victims
The 4th Karachi Literature Festival is set to start from February 15 at the Beach Luxury Hotel. The event, which is held in collaboration with Oxford University Press, has been extended to three days this year and will last till February 17.
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Dick Tracy had one. As did Inspector Gadget and James Bond. A watch that doubled as a computer, two-way radio, mapping device or television.
Though such a device has been lost to science fiction comics and spy movies of the era before smartphones, the smart watch might soon become a reality, in the form of a curved . . . → Read More: Apple to launch ‘curved glass’ smart time