Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
FBR extends tax filing date up to December 15
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has extended the date of filing of returns and statements for the tax...
Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
Pakistan vulnerable to climate change.
Pakistan is likely to be one of the major victims of climate change. In addition, being a predominantly agricultural country, climate change is estimated to decrease crops’ yields in Pakistan not only as a result of flooding, but also as a result of changing temperatures, which in turn will... Read more
Scientists Built World’s First Artificial Chromosome
In a first-of-its-kind development, scientists have made a synthetic chromosome thus making a mark in the development of synthetic biology that assures to revolutionize industrial and medical biotechnology in the coming decades.“Our research moves the needle in synthetic biology from theory to reality. This work represents the biggest step... Read more
Facebook May Rebrand Oculus Rift VR headsets
Facebook shocked the technological world when it announced its acquisition of Oculus VR  (makers of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset) for a whopping  $2 billion. While it’s been reported that nothing will change for Oculus and its upcoming device, that might not be the case for long. There... Read more
Samsung not aware that SK Telecom was launching S5 ahead of schedule
Korean smartphone maker says it’s “puzzled” over SK Telecom’s move to sell the Galaxy S5 before the April 11 launch date. The move comes just before the operator must begin its suspension for breaching the country’s subsidy rule.  Samsung has revealed that it knew nothing of SK Telecom’s plans... Read more
Serena makes it to 15 consecutive wins over Maria Sharapova
Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova for the 15th straight time yesterday, rallying in both sets to win 6-4, 6-3 at the Sony Open semifinals in Key Biscayne, Fla.Williams, seeking a record seventh Key Biscayne title, improved to 16-2 against Sharapova and hasn’t lost to her since 2004.The No. 1-ranked... Read more
Australian  Meg Lanning smashes T20 records in women cricket’s history in `record` win against Ireland
Australian opener Meg Lanning has engraved her name in women’s cricket history by scoring  the highest individual score in the format in her team’s record-breaking 78-run win over Ireland in the women’s World T20.Lanning became just the third woman, and the first Australian, to pass three figures in a... Read more
James Rebhorn of Homeland Series fame Dies of Skin Cancer at 65
Known to his fans for his amazing act in the TV series “Homeland”, actor James Rebhorn has died at 65.His agent, Dianne Busch, confirmed the news of his death and said that Rebhorn died on Friday. However, she did not initially attend to the request to reveal the nature... Read more
Shahrukh Khan tries out ‘never-seen-before’ look for ‘Fan’
Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan is going to shock his fans with a ‘never-seen-before’ look in the YRF film Fan. Oscar winning Hollywood make-up artist Greg Cannom has been charged to give SRK the fresh the new look. Greg is in Mumbai and has already started working with the Bollywood... Read more
Superwoman Katrina Kaif to take risks not scared to take risks unlike Salman Khan,
Her acting skills need some rigorous training, but Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif has proved her dancing talent time and again.Now the ‘Dhoom:3’ girl is williing to stretch her limits. The actress has decided to do all the difficult stunts in her upcoming films ‘Phantom’, ‘Bang Bang’.According to reports, Katrina... Read more
world’s best female chef is a Brazilian
Brazilian chef Helena Rizzo, of the Mani restaurant in Sao Paulo, was named Veuve Clicquot’s World’s Best Female Chef for 2014.Rizzo, who last year became the first winner of Veuve Clicquot’s Latin America’s Best Female Chef, will receive the award in London next month. She takes the award from... Read more
UN declares pro-Rusisan Referandum in Crimea illigal
The UN General Assembly on Thursday adopted a Western-backed resolution declaring Crimea’s breakaway referendum illegitimate and refusing to recognise Russia’s annexation of the peninsula. The non-binding resolution passed with a comfortable majority in the 193-member body, with 100 votes in favour and 11 votes against. At least 20 countries... Read more
Bilawal Threatened
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari say  he has received threats from the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ). He tweeted on Thursday that he had received threats and that he would hold the Punjab government responsible for any attacks especially if they fail to act against the banned outfit. received threat letter frm LEJ.Will... Read more
Upping the ante: Iran warns of cross border raids
Iran mounted pressure on Pakistan to recover border guards from the  of militant captivity on Thursday, warning Pakistan of a cross-border raid by an elite task force to free the abducted men from Jaishul Adl’s bases. “If there is no cooperation from the security authorities of Pakistan, Iranian task force units... Read more
Christian sentenced to death in Joseph Colony Case
A court on Thursday sentenced a Christian man  to death for blasphemy, his lawyer said. The verdict came almost a year after riots in Joseph Colony of Lahore saw 100 Christian houses being burnt in an orgy of violence. At the heart of the controversy that triggered the riots... Read more