Former PM Shaukat Aziz’s son passes away in London
Former prime minister Shaukat Aziz’s only son, Abid Shaukat, died at a London hospital early Sunday. Abid, 43, had...
Speedo Bus Service to be launched in Bahawalpur, Lodhran
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says his government is spending billions of rupees for the provision of comfortable and...
Road ire claims life in Karachi
One person killed and three injured on Sunday morning after a vehicle was fired upon at the Sea View...
Sindh Assembly passes unanimous bill against illegal SIMs
A resolution against illegal Subscriber Identity Modules (SIMs) in the country was unanimously passed in the Sindh Assembly on Monday. It was presented by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s MPA Dr Seema Zia and was supported by Muttahida Qaumi Movement as well as Pakistan Peoples Party. The resolution said that the government should... Read more
NATO Forces Can use Pakistan Airspace
Pakistan has allowed US-led NATO forces to use country’s airspace for shipment of military supplies and equipment to Afghanistan. According to a statement issued by the ministry of defence, “first of shipment of 15 military vehicles was transported from Jinnah International Airport, Karachi to US base in Bagram, Afghanistan.”... Read more
Fed. Govt. opposed to lifting travel ban on ex. president Musharraf
The federal government has opposed lifting of travel ban on former president Pervez Musharraf who is standing trial on high treason charges. The government filed its former response to a two-member bench of the Sindh High Court over Musharraf’s petition seeking removal of his name from government’s Exit Control... Read more
NATO containers attacked. Drivers killed/missing
Dozens of assailants attacked NATO containers in the Wazir Dhand area of Jamrud on Monday, killing two drivers, according to media reports. Gunmen attacked three container trucks carrying Nato supplies en route to Afghanistan, killing two people, officials said. Two other drivers are missing and may have been kidnapped by... Read more
TTP should not act as obstacle to peace: TTP intermediary
“Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) should not act as a hurdle in permanent peace,” said TTP intermediary Professor Mohammad Ibrahim. This morning while speaking to the media, Jamaat-i-Islami provincial chief and member of Taliban negotiation committee Professor Ibrahim appreciated government’s efforts towards peace. The negotiation committee will urge the Taliban to cooperate... Read more
‘Spider-Man 2’ jumps to the top of the box office
“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” sprang to the top of the North American box office this weekend, its first in movie theaters, industry estimates showed Sunday. The sequel featuring Andrew Garfield in the title character’s celebrated red and blue tights took in $92 million in 4,324 theaters, outperforming the original... Read more
Microchip that would make your PC work like human brain!
Modelled on the human brain,  The Neurogrid chip can simulate 1 million neurons and billions of synapses or brain connections. That is a vast improvement over previous brain simulations but still only a fraction of the roughly 80 billion neurons in the human brain, researchers said. “From a pure... Read more
Now, ‘cheaper, greener’ solar cells that use tin instead of lead
Researchers have developed a new solar cell with good efficiency that uses tin instead of lead perovskite as the harvester of light. The low-cost, environmentally friendly solar cell can be made easily without fancy equipment or hazardous materials. Mercouri G. Kanatzidis, an inorganic chemist with expertise in dealing with... Read more
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s new album launched at IIFA
Bollywood actors Anil Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra and Sonakshi Sinha have unvieled l vocalist Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s  (Hair to legendary Quwwal Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan) new album Back2love at the IIFA awards, in Tampa Bay, Florida. This is the first time an album from the sub-continent has been... Read more
Clifton Ruined!

Clifton Ruined!

Latest May 5, 2014 0

The upscale  neighbourhood of Clifton in Karachi has been left in ruins ever since construction work on a flyover and two underpasses was stayed by the Sindh High Court (SHC). The huge pits dug up bang in the middle of a major artery has made life miserable for the residents there.... Read more
The System set to release next month
As cinemas gain popularity around the country the Pakistani film industry is also increasing production of quality movies. “The System,” a much-awaited movie by Shahzad Ghufoor, is set to be released next month. Its song, Aa Re Aa, sung by Komal Rizvi and Indian singer Javed Ali officially released... Read more
Former British No.1 Baltacha dies of cancer, aged 30
Former British women’s number one Elena Baltacha has died at the age of 30 from liver cancer, the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA)announced on Sunday. “The news of the death of Elena Baltacha, one of the shining lights of British women’s tennis of recent generations, is devastating to everyone who... Read more
Djokovic pulls out of Madrid Open Masters with arm injury
Novak Djokovic has been forced to pull out of this week’s Madrid Open Masters event due to an arm injury, the Serbian world number two said on Sunday. Djokovic, who was hampered by the injury, thought to be his right wrist, at last month’s Monte Carlo Masters where he... Read more
U.S. jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $120 million
A U.S. jury on Friday ordered Samsung Electronics Co Ltd to pay $119.6 million to Apple Inc, far less than Apple had sought and marking a big loss for the iPhone maker in the latest round of their globe-spanning mobile patent litigation. During the month-long trial in a San... Read more