Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
‘Girlfriend from hell’ castrates boyfriend on ‘farewell’ date
According to police sources Jaffer Ali*, 20, resident of Garh Maharaja, had been staying at a hotel room near Ayub Chowk in Jhang City with his girlfriend, Mehwish. The hotel manager  told newsmen that the hotel staff heard blood curdling screams emanating  from the room. “When we entered the... Read more
Assad celebrates Easter with the residents of newly liberated Maaloula
The Syrian  president Bashar Al Assad marked Easter with a tour of an ancient Christian village recently liberated by his forces, an important symbolic prize for his government ahead of coming presidential elections he appears all but poised to win. President Bashar Assad’s visit to Maaloula, some 40 miles... Read more
‘Dragon’ cargo ship docks at International Space Station
After a 36 hour journey, the Dragon cargo ship has made an Easter Sunday delivery of food, science experiments and supplies to the crew aboard the International Space Station. The freighter was sent by SpaceX, one of two private firms hired by NASA to supply the ISS after the... Read more
KU scientist declared ‘most productive scientist’ of Pakistan
Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Islamabad has declared Prof Dr Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary, Director International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), Karachi University (KU), the most productive scientists of Pakistan. Dr Iqbal Choudhary was selected from around 1700 productive scientists of Pakistan. Under the umbrella of... Read more
Six die in sewage disposal well
Six people, including three Mailsi Tehsil Municipal administration employees, died after being suffocated in a sewage disposal well situated at Jallah-Jeem Union Council on Sunday, some 50km from here. According to local sources, the turbine of the sewage disposal well went out of order. Naseer Ahmed, the in charge... Read more
Walton flyover to save Rs5bn per annum in fuel costs
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Sunday the Walton Flyover would help save Rs5 billion in fuel annually. “The flyover has been built in just two months. High quality standards and transparency have been ensured,” the chief minister told the media after inaugurating the project. He said the... Read more
Completion of Kashmir highway within stipulated time ordered
Capital Development Authority (CDA) Chairman Maroof Afzal has directed the concerned officials to complete construction work on Kashmir Highway within the stipulated timeframe without compromising on quality and standard of work. The CDA chairman on Sunday visited Kashmir Highway to view the ongoing development and expansion work there. He... Read more
Alleged target Killer Arrested: 5 more including college proffesor die in Karachi violence
The Rangers and police personnel conducted targeted operation in several areas of Karachi and arrested at least 12 suspects including an alleged target killer.The suspected target killer was allegedly involved in the killings of 10 people, police sources said. Meanwhile four bodies were recovered near Dhabeji area of Karachi’s... Read more
Food Minister Sindh warns wheat hoarders of strict action against them
Despite the claims of the Sindh government to take action against illegal stocking of wheat, the hoarding of the food commodity is on rise by the traders who aim to transport it to  Afghanistan. In this regard, the Provincial Minister for Food Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar while warning the... Read more
Punjab win National Women Softball Championship
Punjab girls won the 11th National Women Softball Championship after remaining unbeaten right throughout the event which was played on singles league basis at Pindi Cricket Stadium from 18th to 20th. Punjab attained top position by grabbing 8 points, after winning all their four matches. Second position was grabbed... Read more
Germany, Czech Republic claw their way to Fed Cup finals
Germany and Czech Republic have reportedly made it to the Fed Cup finals following their victory over Australia and Italy respectively.Germany’s Angelique Kerber reportedly took the country into its first Fed Cup final in 22 years with a gritty victory over Australia’s Samantha Stosur in the semi-final in Brisbane... Read more
Hamilton manages to win despite flag blunder
An embarrassing blunder gifted Lewis Hamilton a hat-trick of wins at the F1 Chinese Grand Prix Sunday after a steward brought out the chequered flag two laps early. Kamui Kobayashi was demoted to 18th place and his late pass on Jules Bianchi was cancelled after the mistake forced a... Read more
Haubara genocide continues unabated! Wildlife  department report
 A Saudi prince has poached over 2,100 internationally protected houbara bustards in 21-day hunting safari in Chagai, Balochistan, during which the royal also indulged in illegal hunting in protected areas, says a report. The report titled ‘Visit of Prince Fahd bin Sultan bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud regarding hunting... Read more
VB’s ‘awkward meeting with Mel B’
The two  ex-proponents of “girl power’ pair are rumoured to be on bad terms since Victoria made it clear she wouldn’t be interested in reuniting with her former Spice Girls bandmates. Apparently the designer and her sportsman husband David were taking son Brooklyn to a class at a gym... Read more