SECP chairman Zafar Hijazi arrested for tampering with record
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday arrested Security & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chairman Zafar Hijazi. FIA arrested SECP...
More rain forecasts in southern parts of country
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (MET) on Friday forecast more monsoon rain in the southern parts of the country. According...
FIR lodged for attempted murder of medical student in Lahore
A FIR has been lodged  for injuring the student of a private medical college, Lahore. According to sources, victim...
India defeat Pakistan by 7 wickets
India opened their  T-20 cricket world championship campaign in style. They comprehensively defeated Pakistan by 7 wickets at Sher-e-Bangla Stadium Mirpur. Chasing a not very stiff target of 131, India got off to a brilliant start and reached 50 without loss in the 8th over. But both openers were... Read more
L’Wren Scott’s family want her to be burial to take place  in Utah
The late fashion designer, who was found dead in her New York City apartment on earlier this week in an apparent suicide, was adopted as a child by a devout Mormon couple and her siblings are hoping she will be laid to rest in her hometown where her close-knit... Read more
SC ordered the federal Govt to appointment  IG  Sindh within a week
On Friday  the Supreme Court has ordered the federal government to issue a notification for the appointment  IG  Sindh within a week. The SC bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Tasadduq Hussain Jilani and comprising of Justice Khilji Arif Hussain, and Justice Amir Hani Muslim was hearing the Karachi... Read more
Pakistan women beat Bangladesh in Women’s World T20
Pakistan women’s team recorded a narrow five-run victory against their Bangladeshi counterparts in Women’s World T20 warm-ups in a low scoring encounter at Krira Shikkha Protisthan No 3 Ground, Savar in Bangladesh on Thursday.Pakistan batted first and put on board a smalltotal of 81 runs losing all of their... Read more
Weekend Fun: India take on Pakistan, West Indies in the WC T20
The World Cup may have begun last weekend with the qualifiers, but the fun at the ICC World Cup T20 begins this weekend with the Super 10s.The first game of the Super 10s is the big game between India and Pakistan at 1900 hours, live on Star Sports and... Read more
Scientists announce discovery of new species of dinosaur
US scientists have announced the discovery of a new species of dinosaur. Its fossils offer further clues to how the dinosaurs became extinct 66 million years ago.Anzu wyliei is a strange, bird-like creature that has a bony crest on top of a beaky head and a long tail like... Read more
Katzenberg Leads DreamWorks Into China
Bloomberg Industries’ Paul Sweeney reported  on DreamWorks Animation’s push into China.  Dreamworks “DreamCenter”, located in Shanghai’s Xuhui district, will consist of 12 art, cultural and entertainment venues and be the flagship project of West Bund Media Port development. Read more
Sri Lankan Minister accuses the HR Council of creating distances between religious communities.
Sri Lankan Minister of Plantation  Mahinda Samarasinghe said that the Resolution against Sri Lanka before the HR Council focuses on distancing of religious communities of the island from one another.“This is not merely political in its motivation but could also hamper and undermine the national reconciliation under way at... Read more
Court voids Thailand’s February general election
Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Friday nullified February’s election that was disrupted by protesters, further delaying the formation of a new government after months of street protests aimed at bringing down Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.In a six to three vote, the court ruled that the election violated the country’s constitution... Read more
US and Chinese first ladies boost cultural ties
China’s first lady Peng Liyuan accompanied US first lady Michelle Obama on a visit to a high school in Beijing on Friday morning, along with Mrs Obama’s two daughters and her mother. The high school was Mrs Obama’s first stop in Beijing, and the two first ladies are scheduled... Read more
South Korea, Japan to hold three-way summit with US
South Korea and Japan will hold a three-way summit with the United States next week, Seoul said on Friday, in a breakthrough after Washington urged the pair to mend badly strained ties.The meeting in The Hague, on the sidelines of an international nuclear conference, will mark the first formal... Read more
Copy of FIR against Naib Subedar presented in SC in missing persons case
The government on Friday presented in the Supreme Court a copy of the FIR registered against Naib Subedar Amanullah in the missing persons case, while the court directed to present copy of the challan also after completion of investigation, according to news reports SC three-member bench headed by Jawwad... Read more
Food and fuel more important then corruption for Turkey’s local elections
Allegations of government graft, which Erdogan has cast as a campaign to destroy him by political enemies at home and abroad, have spiraled into the biggest challenge of his 11-year rule, unnerved foreign investors and raised questions about Turkey’s commitment to democratic reforms.In other countries, his opponents complain, a... Read more
13 killed as Taliban attack Kabul hotel
13 people, including four women, as well as four attackers were killed in a deadly Taliban attack in a popular hotel in Kabul, sources said Friday morning.”Nine people were also killed in last night’s (Thursday) Taliban attack in Serena Hotel besides four gunmen,” an Afghan security source told media... Read more