Pak Army issues formal statement on Parachinar aftermath
Army is closely following the sectarian and ethnic colour being deliberately given to recent spate of incidents in the...
Ravi Shastri to apply for India coach job
Former captain Ravi Shastri will apply to become India´s head coach after the national cricket board extended the application...
Demonetisation 2.0: Indian businesses brace for biggest-ever tax reform
Businessman Pankaj Jain is so worried about the impending launch of a new sales tax in India that he...
US State department official urges Myanmar government to help aid groups return to help Rohingya muslims.
A visiting U.S. State Department official has urged Myanmar’s government to quickly facilitate the return of international aid organizations to the western state of Rakhine, where tens of thousands of Rohingya Muslims face acute shortages of water, food and medical care. Assistant Secretary of East Asian and Pacific Affairs... Read more
China ready to kick start work on economic corridor this year says Chinese Premier LI
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has said that China is ready to work with Pakistan to complete a long-term plan by the end of this year to build a bilateral economic corridor. In a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the Boao Forum for... Read more
‘Heartbleed’ computer virus creates confusion on internet
Computers vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug are actively being targeted online, say security experts. However, it is not yet clear whether the scanning efforts are benign or are the work of cyber-thieves keen to steal data, they say. The news comes as some security professionals and developers advised people... Read more
NATO releases satellite images showing Russian military build-up on the Ukrainian border
NATO has published satellite images it said revealed Russian deployments of some 40,000 troops near the Ukrainian border, along with long lines of tanks, armoured vehicles, artillery and aircraft ready for action. NATO has spotted Russian forces at more than 100 different sites close to the Ukraine border, British... Read more
Hard Disk Inventor Wins This Year’s Millennium Technology Prize
Professor Stuart Parkin of Finland, hard disk inventor, won the Millennium Technology Prize along with a million Euros of prize money. His masterpiece in 1988 has revolutionized the way computers are being used. His excellence in the field of spintronics changed the world of storing data. This has paved... Read more
Remittances surge to $11.58bn
Remittances sent home by overseas Pakistani workers increased by 11.87 percent to $11.58 billion during the nine months of the current fiscal year against $10.35 billion during the same period of the last fiscal year, the State Bank of Pakistan reported on Thursday. Pakistan remained the top remittance recipient... Read more
Hillary dodges shoe

Hillary dodges shoe

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A woman rushed past security and threw a shoe at Hillary Clinton as she gave a speech in Las Vegas, but it missed and the former US secretary of state laughed off the incident. The woman launched the shoe at the 66-year-old former first lady as she was addressing... Read more
IK at Nephew’s Mehndi
A rare picture of I Khan, this picture was published on Facebook by a local magazine. I Khan at his nephew Shershah Khan’s mehndi. Read: Imran Khan attends nephews wedding   Read more
PPO threatens basic rights and freedoms – Human Rights Watch
The Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said that Pakistan Protection Ordinance (PPO), a draft counterterrorism law, threatens basic rights and freedoms.. HRW is an international non-governmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on human rights. “Pakistan’s draft counterterrorism law threatens basic rights and freedoms in violation of Pakistan’s international... Read more
IOC warns Pak of suspension unless country complies with ‘non-interference’ rules
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has warned Pakistan that they face a possible expulsion from the Olympic roster unless they comply with rules banning government interference. The IOC had set a previous deadline of December 1 for Pakistan to show that its Olympic committee and sports federations are being... Read more
Former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has criticised the England and Wales Cricket Board, which banned him for life in 2012.
The 33-year-old was panalised for introducing then Essex team-mate Mervyn Westfield to illegal bookmakers. “I have not pressured him or done anything that’s brought the game into disrepute, so I’m not guilty,” he said. “The ECB says I should show remorse, but on what should I show remorse? On... Read more
Attacker killed outside court in Pindi
A man was killed in police firing outside a district court Rawalpindi. Police claimed that gunmen in a car opened fire on police personnel near central gate of the court and attempted to flee from the scene; however, police commandos of the Elite Force went after them and chased... Read more
Hrithik chooses ’Mohenjo-Daro’ over ‘Next”’
Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan has allegedly walked out of Nitya Mehra’s upcoming time-travel drama due to his busy schedule. Roshan recently replaced Aamir Khan to play the lead role, after the latter opted out of the yet-untitled sci-fi drama, reportedly due to remuneration and commercial issues. Now reports reveal... Read more
Stories of Lyari: Lyari’s Hidden Diamonds showcase the popularity of Football
If I don’t get the support to move forward, I will also be joining one of the Lyari gangs,” said a young footballer of Lyari in a documentary, titled ‘Hidden Diamonds of Lyari’, compiled by Ehsan Shah and Bakhtawar Imtiaz. The documentary won the first prize at a screening... Read more