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...
Pakistan tests Hatf III
Pakistan on Thursday successfully test-fired a short-range surface-to-surface missile Hatf III (Ghaznavi),. The missile is capable of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads upto a range of 290 kilometres. An ISPR press release said that the successful launch was the culminating point of the Field Training Exercise of Army Strategic Forces Command which was... Read more
Afghan Taliban announce start of spring offensive
The Afghan Taliban have announced that they will launch a “spring offensive” from May 12, with attacks across the country at a time when foreign troops were devising an exit strategy. A statement from the “Leadership Council of Islamic Emirate” says ‘Khaibar’ operations will formally start across Afghanistan from... Read more
Keamari saved from Catastrophic damage
Police claimed to have saved the Keamari oil terminal in Karachi from near catastrophic damage on Wednesday by carrying out a controlled explosion of a bomb found attached to a parked oil tanker. The police said that the improvised explosive device (IED) weighed around one kilogram. The magnetic device... Read more
US experts to help look for missing girls in Nigeria
A team of US experts has been sent to Nigeria to help find more than 200 schoolgirls abducted last month by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram. The US deployment came even as an additional eight girls were kidnapped by “Boko Haram”. US President Barack Obama said the team... Read more
Female commando killed during training.
A  female police commando named Farah Naz was killed after falling from a tower, during training at Razzaqabad Police Training yesterday. According to details, commando Farah Naz belonged to the Special Security Unit (SSU) of police. She  fell off the tower during a training exercise and was killed. The... Read more
Manchester City close to winning Premier league title
Manchester City moved to the brink of the Premier League title with an emphatic 4-0 win over Aston Villa on Wednesday as Edin Dzeko scored twice to leave them needing just a point from the final game of the season. City, who brought up 100 league goals for the... Read more
Kaun Banega Crorepati is makes a comback
The game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, with its unique host, Mr.Amitabh Bachchan, is all set to return on Sony Entertainment Television. Starting from the 5th TV at 9pm every night. Potential participants have to answer questions correctly in order to have a chance to be on the ‘hot seat.’... Read more
Kick-off for future Charlie Chaplin museum in Switzerland
Work to turn screen legend Charlie Chaplin’s Swiss home into a museum has finally begun, with the opening planned in early 2016. The promoters on Wednesday showed off the idyllic site in the village of Corsier-sur-Vevey. The large, white manor overlooking Lake Geneva, which Chaplin called home for the... Read more
Lions Gate to develop Power Rangers movie
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. says it’s partnering with Haim Saban’s Saban Entertainment to produce a live-action feature film based on the, martial arts superheroes. Saban said in a statement Wednesday that Lions Gate, the maker of young adult blockbuster series ”Twilight” and ”The Hunger Games,” is the ”perfect home”... Read more
Sheikh Rasheed to support PTI’s mass protest campaign.
Chief of Awami Muslim League (AML), Sheikh Rasheed, has come forth to support PTI chief Imran Khan who is all set to launch a mass protest campaign against irregularities in last year’s general elections, “It’s unfortunate that the government is destabilizing democracy which has threats from none other than... Read more
LG launches fridges, washers and cookers that boast of chat option
A new LG text chat service allows fridge owners to see what food is inside as well as controlling other home appliances from the company. LG said it planned to extend it to the US and other markets. Currently it is available only in Korea. Samsung has already built... Read more
‘Flying 3D printers’ could play key role in an emergency
Engineers from Imperial College London have built autonomous “flying 3D printer” drones, which could protect people from nuclear waste. The drones can “print” a sticky foam on dangerous objects before attaching themselves and lifting the hazard away. The engineers hope that the drones will one day be capable of... Read more
Black Death skeletons give up secrets of life and death
The medieval Black Death led to better health for future generations, according to an analysis of skeletons in London cemeteries. Tens of millions of people died in the epidemic, but their descendants lived longer and had better health than ever before, a study shows. The Black Death was one... Read more
CO2 ‘significantly reduces’ nutrients in major food crops
Rising levels of CO2 around the world will significantly impact the nutrient content of crops according to a new study. Experiments show levels of zinc, iron and protein are likely to be reduced by up to 10% in wheat and rice by 2050. The scientists say this could have... Read more