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Pirate Couple Got Caught Uploading, Promised to Abstain, Got Caught

Dutch anti-piracy group BREIN has built quite a reputation over the years. For many Netherlands-based file-sharers, BREIN was considered a mortal online enemy. Passions don’t run anywhere near as high today, but not because BREIN took its foot off the gas. Anyone involved in the Dutch piracy scene still risks running into BREIN, and while […]readmore

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Sony vs. Datel: Game Cheat Copyright Questions Referred to EU’s

Back in the 1980s, all computer nerds were familiar with Datel. The company produced peripherals for the 8-bit computers of the day, including RAM packs, keyboards, joystick interfaces, even sound samplers. Datel’s venture into the new world of videogame cheat devices was more controversial. The company’s Action Replay range battled against Codemasters’ Game Genie, with […]readmore


Ashraf torpedoes PTI’s early return to NA

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) on Monday demanded the National Assembly speaker to appoint PTI MNA Shah Mahmood Qureshi as the leader of the opposition after the party emerged as the largest block in the assembly following the decisions of the Lahore High Court (LHC) and the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) regarding PTI lawmakers’ en […]readmore


PM asks why is chicken so expensive

Without going into the debate if the chicken came first or the egg, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif grudgingly inquired from the authorities concerned on Monday why was chicken meat so expensive in the country if everything was under control and there was no shortage of anything. Aware that chicken meat was becoming a luxury food […]readmore


TLP forcibly shuts markets in Lahore despite traders’ refusal

Baton-wielding workers of the Tehreek-e-Labaik Pakistan (TLP) forcefully shut down the Kashmir Block, Karachi Block, and several other markets in Lahore on Monday despite refusal of the traders to comply with their shutter-down strike against inflation and hike in fuel prices. On Feb 17, the TLP had given a 72-hour ‘ultimatum’ to the federal government […]readmore


Man marries younger sister after bride dies at wedding

In what seems to be an ‘inhumane act’, a groom in India’s Gujarat state tied the knot with younger sister of his bride-to-be after she died of cardiac arrest while going through the wedding rituals. The incident took place in front of a temple in Bhavnagar city of the state, Times Now reported on Monday. […]readmore


Gen Faiz, Justice Nisar still ‘using pawns’ to protect Imran:

Maryam Nawaz, the senior vice president of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), has made some explosive claims regarding the former Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice (retd) Saqib Nisar, and ex-spy chief Gen (retd) Faiz Hameed. She has accused them of still supporting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan “through their pawns”. Addressing a party workers convention […]readmore

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Two soldiers martyred in North Waziristan

Two soldiers were martyred during an exchange of fire with militants in the Spinwam area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (K-P) North Waziristan district on Sunday, according to the Inter-Services Publisc Relations (ISPR). During the intense exchange of fire, 25-year-old sepoy lmran Ullah, resident of District Bajaur District, and sepoy Afzal Khan who was 21 years of […]readmore


PTI leaders detained for 30 days for ‘hampering’ PSL security

The Lahore central jail authority on Monday confirmed a 30-day detention for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) top leadership, being held in different jails across Punjab, over allegedly creating a law and order situation and hampering security arrangements for Pakistan Super League (PSL) teams by blocking Lahore’s Mall Road. The home department and the central jail authority, complying […]readmore


Four judges dissociate themselves from hearing Punjab, K-P polls case

Four Supreme Court judges on Monday dissociated themselves from hearing the suo moto case pertaining to the delay in the announcement of poll dates for Punjab and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P). Justice Ijazul Ahsan, Justice Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi, Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Yahya Afridi dissociated themselves from hearing the case. Earlier, the top court issued […]readmore


Court accepts Imran’s exemption plea in case related to Toshakhana

A district and sessions court in Islamabad on Monday accepted Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s exemption plea in a case related to the Toshakhana reference, extending his bail by one day. However, the court rejected the former prime minister’s request to transfer the hearing of the case to the judicial complex. Additional Sessions Judge […]readmore


‘No time for trivialities’: CJP lauds judges’ exit as suo

• Slimmer SC bench to take up matter of Punjab, KP poll delay today • Four judges leave bench; Justices Afridi, Minallah stick to stance on maintainability, Justices Ahsan, Naqvi bow out ‘amid allegations’ ISLAMABAD: After deli­b­e­rations in an anteroom that lasted around ninety minutes, Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial in a surprise move on […]readmore


FIA launches trafficking probe after migrant boat tragedy

LAHORE: The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has launched a probe into the network of traff­ickers responsible for sending Pakistani migrants abr­o­ad who died after their boat sank off the coast in southern Italy on Sunday. In addition, the death toll from the incident incr­e­a­sed to 62 on Monday with the majority of victims feared to […]readmore