Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff . President of Pakistan Mamnoon...
Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had...
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...
Soon, technology to print mobile phones on t-shirts
Researchers have come with a new version of ‘spaser’ technology that can make mobile phones so flexible that they can actually be printed on your t-shirt. Researchers at Monash University have modelled the world’s first spaser (surface plasmon amplification by stimulated emission of radiation) to be made completely of... Read more
Now, DIY ‘droplet’ lens
Researchers have developed an inexpensive high quality lenses by hanging and curing droplets of a gel-like material, which will cost less than a penny a piece. The researchers have made lenses about a few millimeters thick with a magnification power of 160 times and a resolution of about 4... Read more
Sherjeel Memon strongly condemns bomb attack in Dehli Colony
Sindh Information Minister, Sharjeel Inam Memon, has strongly condemned Friday’s bomb blast in Karachi and urged the government to take decisive action against terrorists. “The terrorists have intensified their activities and they are frequently targeting innocent people ever since an end to the ceasefire announced by Taliban militants,” Memon... Read more
Facebook purchases fitness tracking mobile app ‘Moves’
Facebook Inc has acquired the maker of a mobile app that can track the distance consumers walk or run and measure the calories burned, giving the social networking company an entree into the world of fitness and health monitoring technology. Facebook did not disclose the price it paid for... Read more
Whole world celebrates Shakespeare’s 450th birthday
William Shakespeare’s plays are to be performed in mid-air as Britain celebrates the 450th anniversary of his birth this week, while a tour of “Hamlet” aims to reach every country on Earth. Shakespeare, the English language’s greatest playwright, was baptised on April 26, 1564, and his birthday is traditionally... Read more
2nd Islamabad Literature Festival opens today
Nearly 120 writers, journalists and artists will attend  the second edition of the Islamabad Literature Festival (ILF). The festival will start at 5pm at the Margala Hotel on Kashmir Highway. The opening ceremony will be followed by a dance performance by Sheema Kermani and Dastangoi (The ancient art of... Read more
Jodie Foster marries girlfriend
Hollywood veteran and star of  “The accused & Silence of the Lambs” Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, a spokeswoman for the actress told the media. Foster, tied the knot with photographer Hedison at the weekend, according to People magazine. The couple had been dating for almost... Read more
Justin Beiber detained at LA International
After being detained nearly four hours by U.S. Customs after he flew into Los Angeles International Airport, the Canadian pop Justin Beiber star was just finally allowed to leave. He left at around 6:20 p.m. with four bodyguards in tow.  It was not clear why he had been detained and. Read more
163 million years old flying reptile discovered
Researchers have discovered and named the earliest and most primitive pterodactyloid (a group of flying reptiles that would go on to become the largest known flying creatures to have ever existed) and established they flew above the earth some 163 million years ago, longer than previously known. Working from... Read more
Marvan Atapattu interim Lankan coach
Sri Lanka Cricket on Friday named former captain Marvan Atapattu as interim head coach,. Atapattu, 43, was appointed for the tour of England and Scotland starting next month and the subsequent home series against South Africa in July, the board said in a statement. Former Test spinner Ruwan Kalpage will join... Read more
Blast near Clifton: 4 dear 30 injured!
Four persons, including a woman, died and at least 30 others were injured in a massive bomb blast in Karachi. The blast took place on the roadside in Delhi Colony near Karachi’s upscale Clifton locality. Police have confirmed that the explosion killed a woman and three men, injuring more... Read more
Michael Phelps to make return in 100-meter butterfly
The  Olympic gold medalist, Michael Phelps is easing back into the sport he once dominated by racing one of the events he used to dominate. He is returning to swimming after a 20-month retirement and will swim the 100-meter butterfly at the Arena Grand Prix. This will be his... Read more
Nadal advances to Barcelona Open quarter finals
World No. 1 and defending champion Rafael Nadal cruised into the quarter finals of Barcelona Open after defeating Ivan Dogic of Croatia in straight sets. Nadal trounced Dogic 6-3 and 6-3 to make it to the final eight. In another match, Nicolas Almagro beat Fernando Verdasco in straight sets... Read more
Pakistan joins the 3G/4G club
The four cellular service providers bidding on licences for next generation mobile technology are  Mobilink, Telenor, Ufone and Zong the former three picked up licenses for 3G services while Zong being the only bidder to acquire a licence for both 3G and 4G services. Mobilink and Zong bid for... Read more