Russia faces decision on Winter Olympics ban for doping
The International Olympic Committee meets from Tuesday to decide whether to bar Russia from the 2018 Winter Olympics for...
Taylor Swift spends third week atop Billboard 200 chart
Taylor Swift held onto her throne atop the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart for a third consecutive week...
Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
No plan to restrict Facebook, Skype after 3G auction
 The government holds no plan to restrict important services such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Viber and Skype after spectrum auction of multi-billion dollars 3G and 4G technologies in Pakistan. The Cellular companies are worried about streams of their cash-inflows in terms of their voice services as increased speed of data... Read more
I’ve lost focus due to non-payment of 15 million prize money: Former snooker world champion Mohammad Asif
 Former snooker world champion Mohammad Asif admitted that he has started to lose his focus on the game due to the non-payment of his Rs15 million prize money from the government as per the national sports policy for becoming a global champion. More than 16 months have passed since... Read more
Premier League: Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure may miss rest of season
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini fears Yaya Toure could be ruled out for the rest of the season after coming off injured in the defeat to Liverpool on Sunday. Toure was substituted after 19 minutes after appearing to suffer a problem when hitting a shot high and wide. City... Read more
Atletico extends lead, Diego Costa injured in win
BARCELONA, Spain  — Diego Costa was carried off with a bloody leg after scoring Atletico Madrid’s second goal in a 2-0 win at 10-man Getafe on Sunday, although the team said its star striker escaped without a serious injury. Atletico extended its Spanish league lead to three points with... Read more
Bloodshed Continued during the weekend
At least five people including an uncle and a nephew were shot dead here on Sunday. Reports have it that unidentified bikers armed with 9mm pistols targeted the victims, identified as Shahid Qadri, Saleem Qadri, and Amjad at a sweetmeat shop located in Cantt Bazaar on Drigh Road. According to... Read more
NASA telescope can now measure distance to stars 10,000 light years away
NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope may be aging, but it regularly delivers images of astronomical wonders, and now its operators have come up with a novel new trick to get the telescope to measure stars at a distance up to 10 times farther than previously possible. According to NASA, this... Read more
The final Divergent film will be split in two. Groan!
We have become used to this ploy over the last few years. First the Harry Potter team then the Twilight mob took the cynical decision to split adaptations of the relevant last novels of each sequence into two parts. Then The Hunger Games followed suit. . Now we learn... Read more
BLA militants kill 3 of a family
Outlawed Baloch separatists shot dead at least three of a family including a woman in the outskirts of Kandhkot. As per sources,  Baloch Republican Army (BRA) militants stormed the house of Aman (Peace) Force commander, Mir Hasan Massoori, in Saeed Khan Rind village. By the time the rocket launcher... Read more
Anita Nair rejoices at Dadasaheb Phalke award for Gulzar
One Bangalorean who is rejoicing that Gulzar has got the Dadasaheb Phalke Award is author Anita Nair. She told the diarist that Gulzar was the ‘high priest,’ whom she worshipped at the altar of Hindi cinema through the ’70s and ’80s. It is enough to breathe the same air... Read more
PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week 2014
More guts, more glory! Day 3 of the much-celebrated PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week (PSFW) was held on Saturday at the Expo Centre, Lahore. The red carpet of the event was graced by the who’s who of the industry, decked out in designer garb, eagerly-anticipating what the evening had in... Read more
Lok Mela: People pour in large numbers to witness work of rural artisans
ISLAMABAD:  Taking advantage of the holiday, thousands of people made a beeline for Shakarparian to witness the artwork of rural artisans at the ongoing Lok Mela festival. Anxious parents elbowed to get entry tickets for themselves and their children to witness the charm of the rural life in different... Read more
Govt. responsible for missing MQM workers: Faisal Sabzwari
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Faisal Sabzwari said  that “the Protection of Pakistan Ordinance (PPO) is a draconian law and it has started showing its effects.” Sabzwari said that six of his party workers went missing in the past few days and he apprehended that they might be killed... Read more
Particular ‘group’ behind violence in Karachi
Sindh Minister for Information Sharjeel Inam Memon said o that a “particular group” is responsible for increasing terrorism in Karachi. While talking to media men here, the minister said “Investigations are underway and we shall tell about the group that is involved in terror activities later”. He did not... Read more
Chile fire toll: 12 dead; 2,000 homes destroyed
Chile poured firefighters and police into the battle against a wildfire that swept through hundreds of homes in the Pacific coastal city of Valparaiso, leaving at least 12 dead, according to an official. Interior Minister Rodrigo Penailillo reported at least 2,000 homes had been destroyed by the blaze, leaving... Read more