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...
Cellular network operators will not issue any mobile phone connection without NADRA biometric verification
Today an accord was singed between NADRA and the cellular network companies. Under this new agreement every  new and existing subscriber will have to go through NADRA biometric verification process to acquire a mobile new SIM. Federal Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan oversaw the signing ceremony. Before the signing... Read more
Punjab cops demanded bribe from KPK CM – IK
IK tweeted on the popular micro blogging site twitter “Punjab police so used 2 excessive protocol 4 VIPs + their families’,they couldn’t believe CM KP+3 Mins driving car minus protocol exiting Lhr” “Punjab police stopped CM+Mins &  when they identified themselves, police first refused to believe then asked 4... Read more
Sri Lanka looking forward to playing cricket in Pakistan
 Sri Lankan cricket board has expressed its  interest at playing a home series in Pakistan. According to a Sri Lanka Cricket spokesman, the team is to visit Pakistan after returning from its Australia tour. In a statement the spokesperson said  “The SLC has received Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) invitation... Read more
Pakistan condemned attack on the Indian Consulate General in Hirat
Today Pakistan Foreign Office Spokesperson in a statement issued said “Pakistan condemns the reported gunmen attack on the Consulate General of India in Herat today and reiterates its condemnation of terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.” The spokesperson  also said “no cause justifies targeting of diplomatic missions and... Read more
Pakistan becomes first country to use China’s GPS
Pakistan has become the first foreign country to use China’s Beidou navigation system with the company setting up a network covering Karachi. Beidou was co-developed by China Great Wall Industry Corporation and the Beijing UniStrong Science & Technology Company Limited. The first stage of Pakistan’s geographic positioning network has... Read more
Battery technology to help convert waste heat into electricity
Scientists at MIT and Stanford have developed a new battery technology that captures waste heat and converts it into electricity. Vast amounts of excess heat are generated by industrial processes and by electric power plants; researchers around the world have been trying for decades to harness some of this wasted energy.... Read more
Salman Abro’s physical remand extends to May 27
A Joint Investigation Team  has been formed to investigate murder of Suleman Lashari who was gunned down by his friend with help of police guards earlier this month. Salman Abro, who is also son of a  high level Sindh police officer, was injured in cross firing of Lashari’s guard... Read more
A mini kidney-dialysis machine for infants
In the world’s first such breakthrough, scientists have developed a miniature kidney dialysis machine capable of treating the smallest babies and have also for the first time used it to safely treat a newborn baby with multiple organ failure. The new continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) machine — named... Read more
Sea animals Brains could help cure neural disorders
A Florida scientist studying simple sea animals called comb jellies has found the road map to a new form of brain development that could lead to treatments for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. “There is more than one way to make a brain,” University of Florida researcher Leonid... Read more
All-round performance by Jordan helps England beat Sri Lanka in first ODI
An impressive all-round show by England’s Chris Jordan helped hosts England beat Sri Lanka by 81 runs under the Duckworth-Lewis method in the first One-Day international at the Oval on Thursday. England all rounder Chris Jordan scored 38 runs with the bat and took three wickets as he is... Read more
Qureshi-Bopanna reach final of Open de Nice Cote d’Azur
Aisam-Ul-Haq Qureshi and his Indian partner Rohan Bopanna has reached in the final of Men’s Double of Open de Nice Cote d’Azur. The Pak-India duo defeated French partners Julien Benneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin in the semi final on Thursday at Nice Lawn Tennis Club. Julien- Edouard beat Qureshi-Bopanna in... Read more
$1.5b Saudi gift declared ‘statistical discrepancy’
Unlike any foreign grant, Pakistan has not treated $1.5 billion (Rs157 billion) gift from Saudi Arabia as non-tax revenues and instead declared the huge sum a statistical discrepancy in its budgetary books, fueling speculations about the purpose of the aid.  According to the summary of the fiscal operations for... Read more
Funeral prayers of martyred Major Jalaluddin Tareen offered
Funeral prayers of Major Jalaluddin Tareen were offered in Qila Abdullah Baluchistan on Thursday. The Major was martyred in North Waziristan Agency fighting TTP Terrorists. Higher officials of the Pakistan Army, political figures, local elders and thousands of citizens attended the funeral prayers of the martyred official. Major Jalaluddin was martyred in an attack by... Read more
Musharraf fails to appear in hearings again
Former President Pervez Musharraf failed to appear in the hearings of Judges Detention Case and treason case on Friday (today). ATC Judge Ateeq-ur-Rehman heard the Judges Detention Case in Islamabad. Musharraf failed to appear in the hearing today despite the orders of the court. The judge expressed anger and asked that... Read more