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Gemalto launches the first biometric EMV card for contactless payments

Biometric authentication replaces PIN code facilitating higher value contactless transactions Maximum privacy protection ensured by secure in-branch enrolment process and on-card storage of sensitive biometric information No battery life issues – the biometric sensor card is powered by the payment terminal Amsterdam, 4 January 2018 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital […]

US Suspends Security Assistance to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN The United States is suspending security assistance to Pakistan’s army until it takes “decisive action” against the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani network.

“We consider them to be destabilizing the region and also targeting U.S. personnel,” State Department …

Pakistan Hands Over 145 Fishermen to Indian Authorities

LAHORE, PAKISTAN A Pakistani official says 145 Indian fishermen have been handed over to Indian authorities at a border crossing near the eastern city of Lahore.

Maj. Azam Sher said Friday that the Indian fishermen were previously released from a …

India Lower House Approves Bill Banning Instant Divorce

NEW DELHI India’s powerful lower house of parliament on Thursday approved a bill making the practice of instant divorce illegal and punishable with up to three years imprisonment for offending husbands.

The bill came months after India’s Supreme Court ruled …

Ashes series: England 192 for 2 at stumps

On the second day of fourth test of Ashes series at Melbourne, England were 192 for two at stumps on Wednesday.

England trail by 135 runs with 8 wickets remaining in the 1st innings.

Earlier, Australia scored 327 runs in …

China Seemingly Brokers New Afghanistan-Pakistan Talks

ISLAMABAD Chinese diplomacy apparently has succeeded in persuading Afghanistan to begin a wide-ranging dialogue proposed by Pakistan for mending strained bilateral relations.

The decision came at Tuesday’s first trilateral talks Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi hosted in Beijing between his …

Govt completed mega projects in country: Saad

Railways Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique has urged political opponents to shun politics of sit-in and work together for progress and prosperity of the country.

Addressing the PML-N workers in Lahore on Monday, he said that democracy is the solution of …

Rangers recover huge quantity of arms, ammunition in Karachi

Pakistan Rangers Sindh recovered a huge quantity of arms and ammunition in Karachi on Sunday.

According to the spokesman of Rangers, the recovered arms and ammunition were hidden underground at MQM London Sector Office in Moosa Colony area.

He added …