Karachi: Private firm’s employees fake robbery to seize Rs150,000

KARACHI: The employees of a private firm have faked a robbery to seize Rs150,000 cash from a vehicle in Karachi’s Quaidabad area, ARY News reported on Friday. The employees of a private company staged a fake robbery incident in Karachi to seize Rs150,000 cash from a vehicle. The arrested suspect confessed to staging a fake robbery for looting the cash during interrogation by police. It … Continue reading Karachi: Private firm’s employees fake robbery to seize Rs150,000

Rajanpur man sells his sister for Rs400,000

RAJANPUR: In a shocking incident, a Rajanpur man sold his sister for Rs400,000 with help of his accomplices on Sunday, ARY News reported.  According to the local police, a man named Bilal with the help of his accomplices sold his sister for rupees 400,000 in Rajanpur’s Jampur area. The case of the incident has been registered on the complaint of the woman against eight nominated … Continue reading Rajanpur man sells his sister for Rs400,000

WHO warns of ‘real risk’ as monkeypox cases surpass 1,000

GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned that the risk of monkeypox becoming established in non-endemic nations is real as more than a thousand cases now confirmed in such countries. Addressing a press conference, WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the UN health agency was not recommending mass vaccination against the virus, adding that no deaths had been reported so far from the … Continue reading WHO warns of ‘real risk’ as monkeypox cases surpass 1,000

Poor man carries dead son’s body on bike after ambulance demanded INR10,000

A video of a man from India carrying his dead son’s body on his bike for 90 km after an ambulance service asked for INR10,000 has gone viral.  Ten-year-old boy Jesava was undergoing treatment at the SVRR government general. He breathed his last after his liver and kidney failure at 11 pm on Monday night. The incident took place at a private hospital in the … Continue reading Poor man carries dead son’s body on bike after ambulance demanded INR10,000

Bitcoin rises 2.1% to reclaim $50,000

Bitcoin rose on Sunday to reclaim levels above $50,000. The world’s biggest and best-known cryptocurrency gained 2.11% to $50,445.34 at 1803 GMT on Sunday, adding $1,044.80 to its previous close. Bitcoin is up 81.9% from the year’s low of $27,734 on Jan. 4. Ether , the coin linked to the ethereum blockchain network, rose 0.26% to $4,100 on Sunday, adding $10.78 to its previous close. … Continue reading Bitcoin rises 2.1% to reclaim $50,000

US COVID-19 death toll hits 700,000

The United States (US) surpassed 700,000 coronavirus-related deaths on Friday, according to a Reuters tally, as officials roll out booster doses of vaccines to protect the elderly and people working in high-risk professions. The country has reported an average of more than 2,000 deaths per day over the past week, which represents about 60% of the peak in fatalities in January, a Reuters analysis of public health … Continue reading US COVID-19 death toll hits 700,000

Man posing as PA to aviation minister deprives Olympian Talha Talib of Rs300,000  

GUJRANWALA: Olympian Talha Talib was deprived of his Rs 300,000 prize money by an imposter who introduced himself as the personal assistant (PA) of the aviation minister after promising to gift a vehicle over his success in the Tokyo Olympics, ARY NEWS reported on Saturday.   The father of the Olympian has submitted a complaint with the Prime Minister Complaint Cell as he narrated the entire … Continue reading Man posing as PA to aviation minister deprives Olympian Talha Talib of Rs300,000