ISLAMABAD: An Asian Development Bank (ADB) delegation headed by transport specialist Ko Sakamovo visited Ministry of Railways on Tuesday and showed interest in up gradation of Pakistan Railways. The ABD will provide technical assistance to the railways through the Pakistan Railways Strategic Plan (PRSP). On the other hand, Pakistan Railways requested assistance to replace its old fleet of locomotives in next ten years and procurement of passenger and freight wagons. Pakistan Railways also showed interest in…
Twitter, facing pressure for not doing enough to curb abusive behavior on its platform, said on Tuesday it would upgrade some features to better combat cyber-bullying. The company said it would expand the "mute" option to allow users to block tweets based on keywords, phrases and the content of conversations from a user's notifications. The "mute" option currently allows users to block tweets from accounts. The change will be rolled out to all users in the coming days, Twitter said in a blog post. (bit.ly/2fVpQ6j)…
PARIS: Pakistan wants to upgrade its aging fleet of fighter jets in anticipation of a prolonged battle against Islamist militants, although the purchase of fifth-generation planes would only be a last resort, a senior air force official said.