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Nine best bureaucrats transferred to Balochistan for first time: information minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhary on Saturday said it was the first time that nine best officers of bureaucracy were transferred to Balochistan. "The transfer of best officers to the backward province will help achieve the targets of good governance," he said in a statement. He said bureaucrats were being appointed and transferred as per the rules and regulations. The minister said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government was committed to follow rules and regulations for…

Imran asks overseas Pakistanis to send remittances via banks to strengthen economy

ISLAMABAD: In his maiden speech to the nation as prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan on Sunday laid down plan to run the affairs of the new government -- 'Naya Pakistan' -- and transform the country into an Islamic welfare state. In his wide-ranging speech, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief announced a number of measures aimed at austerity, getting rid of loans, domestic resource mobilization and reforms in education, health and agriculture sectors. Expressing remorse over lavish lifestyle of former rulers,…

Saudi Arabian prosecutor to hire women investigators for first time

RIYADH: The Saudi Arabian public prosecutor´s office said Monday it will recruit women as investigators for the first time, as the kingdom seeks to boost female employment under a reform plan for a post-oil era. "Vacancies are available in women´s positions on the staff of the public prosecution for the rank of lieutenant investigator," the office announced in a statement relayed by the information ministry. The announcement is in line with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman´s "Vision 2030" reform programme that seeks to…

For the first time in Pakistan’s history a 7 year old undergoes successful weight-reduction surgery.

Lahore: For the first time in Pakistan’s history, 7 year old Muhammad Yousuf, weighing 120 kilos undergoes successful weight reduction surgery in Lahore. Belonging to a small town of Kasur, Muhammad got treated in a private hospital and is expected to lose 40-50 kilos in 7-8 months after operation. Despite the weight gain, Muhammad could never control his appetite saying he loves to eat. Muhammad says he loves to eat. When asked what does he have for breakfast, Muhammad said: "Naan chane with two naans." But Yousuf…

Killer whale spotted for first time in Pakistan

KARACHI: To the surprise of marine life experts, a gigantic killer whale was sighted off Churna Island in the Arabian Sea, ARY News reported on Monday. Fishermen recorded footage of the whale, which is also known as Orca, some kilometers away from Churna. WWF-Pakistan has confirmed sighting of the mammal animal. Read More: California to end breeding of captive killer whales Killer whale is the largest member of Dolphin family and it is an apex predator which means that it preys on other animals but no animal preys on…

Twitter explores subscription-based option for first time

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter is considering whether to build a premium version of its popular Tweetdeck interface aimed at professionals, the company said on Thursday, raising the possibility that it could collect subscription fees from some users for the first time. Like most other social media companies, Twitter since its founding 11 years ago has focused on building a huge user base for a free service supported by advertising. Last month it reported it had 319 million users worldwide. But unlike the much-larger Facebook,…

Driverless car tested on UK streets for the first time

MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND: With the steering wheel turning on its own and radar and camera technology guiding it, a driverless car took to Britain's streets for the first time on Tuesday, as part of trials aimed at getting autonomous vehicles onto the roads by 2020. The electric-powered pod - like a small two-seater car - navigated its way around a pedestrianized area in the southern English town of Milton Keynes at 5 miles (8km) per hour, turning corners and stopping as pedestrians crossed its path. The government is…