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...
“I came here as a boy and I leave with a family” – Puyol
“It’s the end of an era, but there will be more and I hope to enjoy them as much as this one. Thank you all very much and visca el Barça!”. FC Barcelona farewell to Carles Puyol, after a fifteen year career in the first team has 21 titles. At... Read more
Scientists unearth unique long-necked herbivore dinosaur in Argentina
Scientists in Argentina on Wednesday announced the discovery of the fossilized remains of a unique member of the famous long-necked, plant-munching dinosaurs known as sauropods, the largest land creatures in Earth’s history. The dinosaur, named Leinkupal laticauda, may be the smallest of the sauropod family called diplodocids, typified by... Read more
With its sights on Apple, China smartphone maker Xiaomi unveils first tablet
Chinese budget smartphone maker Xiaomi unveiled today,  its first tablet, expanding its product lineup to directly challenge established rivals Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc. The MiPad, which comes in six colors, will have a 7.9 inch screen, the same size as an iPad Mini. Like other tablets,... Read more
Nanotech poster absorbs pollution
A scientist and an award winning poet, both at the University of Sheffield, have made a giant poster that uses nanotechnology to gobble up pollution. It can absorb the poisonous compounds from around 20 cars each day if you put it by a busy road. The 10m by 20m... Read more
Veena Malik offers to donate her kidney to Edhi
Actress turned social worker Veena Malik on Wednesday visited renowned humanitarian and philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi to ask about his health. As per the reports Veena also made an offer to donate her kidney to Edhi, who depends on a bi-weekly dialysis as his kidneys have failed. The actress... Read more
Father kills young daughter for applying makeup!
A stone hearted father killed his teenage daughter merely for applying makeup. Our correspondent said that 13-year-old Rimsha went out of her home after applying makeup upon which her father got infuriated. The girl was stabbed several times by her  father. Rimsha was shifted to a local hospital in critically injured condition. She... Read more
Pakistani student badly beaten with steel rods in Indian University
The only Pakistani student at India’s Pondicherry University was severely beaten up early Thursday. Ali Hasan Raza, a 24-year-old international relations student, was sleeping in his hostel room when three unidentified men entered his room and attacked him with steel rods. The attackers left when nearby students arrived to rescue... Read more
Strike call in Turkey as mine blast toll rises to 282
Turkey´s biggest union called for a massive strike on Thursday amid mounting anger over the country´s worst mining accident, as the toll from the disaster rose to 282, with scores still trapped underground. “Those who keep up with privatisation… policies, who threaten workers´ lives to reduce costs… are the... Read more
1 dead in Cairo clashes between Morsi supporters and his opponents
One person was killed during clashes in Cairo overnight between supporters and opponents of deposed president Mohamed Morsi, Egyptian security officials said Thursday. Four people were also arrested during the violence that broke out on the sidelines of a pro-Morsi gathering, the officials said. Read more
Federal cabinet to discuss Karachi operation today
The Federal Cabinet is meeting in Islamabad today (Thursday) with several matters on the agenda. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will chair the meeting. Sources said the cabinet will discuss law-and-order situation of the country with particular focus on targeted operation in Karachi. Read more
Nisar creating hurdles in issuance of ID card, passport to Altaf: Farooq Sattar
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Farooq Sattar has claimed that Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was putting hurdle in the issuance of ID card and passport to Altaf Hussain. Dr Farooq Sattar said, “Nisar Ali Khan has made this matter an ego issue.” Read more
Thai polls in doubt as attack kills three protesters
Thailand´s election authority called Thursday for July polls to be postponed after three people were killed in a grenade and gun attack on opposition protesters in Bangkok, amid  spiralling violence. The latest wave of bloodshed comes as demonstrators push for the appointment of an unelected premier in a move... Read more
KP govt. approves Rs5.9bn development projects
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has approved 21 development projects with an estimated cost of Rs5.93 billion in the province, with a major of chunk of Rs2 billion to be spent on construction of water supply schemes. The approval was given in a meeting of the Provincial Development Working Party... Read more
SC restores PTI candidate as MNA on NA-47
The Supreme Court  restored Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) candidate Qaiser Jamal as Member of the National Assembly (MNA) on NA-47 today. A two member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Sarmad Jalal Usmani heard the case pertaining to the ineligibility of the PTI candidate. The Supreme Court declared the... Read more