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India uncovers another ‘mastermind’ of Pulwama attack

SRINAGAR (DNA) – Indian government on Monday has uncovered another mastermind of Pulwama blast and claimed that Mudassar Ahmed Khan aka Mohammad Bhai was involved in the attack.
According to Indian media, 23-year-old Mohammad Bhai has done graduation and by profession, he was an electrician.Mohammad Bhai had arranged vehicle and explosives used in the attack. Suicide attacker Adil Ahmed Dar, who blew his explosive-laden vehicle next to a bus in a CRPF convoy, had been in constant contact with Khan, the media claimed.

Switzerland ranked as best country for women’s rights: OECD

LONDON (DNA) – Switzerland, which promotes equality at home and in the workplace, has been ranked the best country for women’s rights, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) said in a report on Friday.Denmark, Sweden, France and Portugal were the next best-performing countries, according to an index that ranked 120 nations on how they tackled discrimination against women through their laws and political reforms.Meanwhile, Guinea, Jordan, Iran, Pakistan and Yemen came out at the bottom of the OECD’s Social Institutions and Gender Index, released to mark International Women’s Day.

US preparing a military adventure disguised as a humanitarian intervention in Venezuela

Pakistan to unmask India’s LoC violations at PUIC in Morocco

(DNA) – Pakistan will strongly raise the issue of gross violations of the Line of Control (LoC) by India at the forum of the Parliamentary Union of OIC Member States (PUIC), which is holding its preliminary session from March 10 to 14 in Rabat, Morocco.National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser has nominated a parliamentary delegation, led by Chairman of Kashmir Committee Syed Fakhar Imam, for participation in the 14th plenary session of the PUIC.The delegation is tasked to effectively convey Pakistan’s point of view to the 54-member PUIC forum about the continued violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty and territorial integrity by India, which has pushed the entire region to simmering tensions with a possibility of war between nuclear-armed rivals.

Court indicts Pervaiz Ashraf, Babar Awan, others in Nandipur power plant case

ISLAMABAD (DNA) – Accountability court on Monday has indicted seven accused including former Prime Minister (PM) Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and Babar Awan in Nandipur Power Plant reference.
The other accused included former law secretary Riaz Kiyani, Masood Chishti, ex-consultant Shumaila Mahmood, former joint secretary Riaz Mahmood and ex-secretary Shahid Rafique. 

FM Qureshi briefs diplomatic corps about Indian intrusion

India wants to isolate Pakistan diplomatically: Shah Mehmood Qureshi

MULTAN (DNA) – Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday said India wants to isolate Pakistan diplomatically and tried to degrade it at every forum.The foreign minister was addressing a ceremony in Multan. He said New Delhi blames Islamabad without any evidence whenever any unwanted incident happens.Shah Mehmood stated that India and Bangladesh held South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) hostage.

South Korea and China using ‘Artificial Rain’ to wash away air pollution

(DNA) – Air pollution has become a major problem no matter where you live, and it can get particularly bad in Seoul, the capital of South Korea – and so the government authorities are taking drastic action to try and deal with the smog that settles over the city.The latest plan from President Moon Jae-in is to create artificial rain showers to effectively wash the air pollution out of the sky. It’s a strategy we have seen before, but there is still no solid evidence that it actually works.The idea is called cloud seeding: specific chemicals are released into the air, usually by planes, with the intention of encouraging water droplets to form. The rain that is created then attracts and pulls polluting aerosol particles out of the sky as it falls.

iPhone tracks its user’s locations, here’s how to turn it off for good

(DNA) – Apple’s iPhone contains a relatively little-known feature that is built to keep a history of everywhere its user has been – and how many times he/she has been there.This feature of ‘Significant Locations’ can be found in the settings, but it is rather hard to find, whether useful or not. iPhone tracks and stores locations, frequency and timings of visits.Surprisingly, it collects even more information about each journey: timings of a person departing for his destination, duration of his journey and mode of transportation e.g public transport, car, train, etc.