Ex-hurricane Harvey: Houston flooded as calamitous extends in Texas –

  In terms of basic infrastructure, more than 220,000 customers in the Houston area are without power, the city’s George Bush Intercontinental airport (one of the nation’s busiest) and William P Hobby airport are closed to all commercial flights and all the schools in the area have been closed for the week. The Federal Emergency Management Authority…

US Open will be divergent this year.

The U.S. Open is an end-of-summer ritual like no other: The climax of the professional tennis season is a glamorous, raucous welcome back from the beaches and mountains to New York, a city that imparts on the most enormous of all tennis tournaments its signal swarm and swagger. To be there is special, though not…

Billionaire Porn King Reinvents Himself as Japan’s Startup Guru

Imagine the publisher of Pornhub.com being asked to address Harvard University undergraduates on the virtues of running a socially responsible business. That’s basically what happened in Japan this past December when the country’s most prestigious private university extended an invitation to adult entertainment mogul Keishi Kameyama. After years of being rejected for bank loans and…

America takes in total solar eclipse from coast to coast

Well, that was fun. We saw the moon totally eclipse the sun. We saw people observe it. We saw darkness briefly reign. We saw the president defy the advice of scientists and stare straight at the sun. We heard stories of animals going berserk. We listened to Bonnie Tyler doing karaoke. All in all, it proved to be a very…

Spain attacked: killed 13 and injured 100 in Barcelona and Cambrils

A second terror attack has taken place in Cambrils, a coastal town around 120km from Barcelona. Six bystanders and one police officer were injured – two seriously – when they were reportedly deliberately hit by a car. Alcanar is around 200km (124 miles) from Barcelona and 90km (56 miles) from Cambrils Two suspects whom police…

IT Industry remained best in 2016/17 than ever before

Pakistan’s IT exports rose all-time high in the outgoing financial year of 2016-2017. The country is witnessing a growth boom in the IT industry like never before and the government is also taking steps to support the IT infrastructure. And the numbers prove that the positive activity in the IT industry is delivering good results. According to…

Few Submarine cables Go offline, makes Pakistan isolate from rest of the world

At least three submarine cables, connecting Pakistan with rest of the world, have gone offline due to faults, we have checked with sources. According to details shared with ProPakistani, IMEWE cable went down earlier today due to a hardware fault near Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It must be mentioned that IMEWE submarine cable carries significant amount…

At least 22 killed in a blast near Arfa Software Technology Park Lahore

At least 26 people including policemen have been killed and several injured in a suicide blast at the Kot Lakhpat vegetable market near Arfa Software Technology Park in Lahore. According to DIG operations, the attack targeted police deployed outside the market. Arfa Software Technology Park is the first and only IT Park in Punjab at…

Record profit earned in 2017 as compared to past decade : Samsung

Samsung has just released the figures for their second-quarter earnings and it appears the smartphone manufacturing giant has set the bar even higher. The company states that their profits have surged by 72% as compared to a year before. This beats all estimates market analysts had set previously. Maryam Do mention here what they estimated….

What Musk has set in space?

SpaceX is known for making high-end technologies and products varying from satellites to solar panels. He has strong intentions to make the internet as fast as we can’t even imagine Elon Musk’s said in a tweet, “ SpaceX team reviewed all systems again late last night. Done our best to ensure all is good” Elon Musk’s…

That’s how they have to combat heat and poverty

Now one doesn’t have to worry about the heat when traveling through rickshaw as a local rickshaw manufacturing company has launched air-conditioned electric rickshaws. The company has initially launched this air-conditioned rickshaw in Lahore. Buyers can buy this rickshaw for two lac rupees. This year has been great for the local rickshaw industry where various…