Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
Supreme Court issues notice to Najam Sethi over contempt of court
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Tuesday sought answers from Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi and Inter-Provincial Coordination Secretary over contempt of court petition. Notices have also been issued to six members of the management committee. A three-member bench presided by Justice Anwar Zaheer heard the petition against reinstatement... Read more
Tech Giants eye futuristic technology
Technology for controlling lights and other electronics through voice, smart phone or other wifi devices, has generally been considered a toy at the hands of startups is now being eyed by electronic and tech giants like Google, Samsung and Apple. One such entrant is Apple that is expected to introduce the ‘smart... Read more
Ordered to forget”:Russian Cultural ministry refuses to release Chechen film
Russia has refused to permit the release of a film about the mass deportations of entire ethnic groups on Stalin’s orders during World War II, calling it “anti-Russian and a falsification of history.” The historical drama shot in Chechnya details how the Soviets forcibly deported the whole Chechen nation... Read more
LulzSec hacker helps FBI thwart over 300 cyberattacks
A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors. New York prosecutors detailed the cooperation of Hector Xavier Monsegur for the first time in court... Read more
China pushing banks to remove IBM servers
The Chinese government is pushing domestic banks to remove high-end servers made by International Business Machines Corp and replace them with a local brand, the latest move by Beijing over US spying claims. The news comes a day after China accused the United States of “unscrupulous” cyber surveillance that... Read more
Now, walls to power homes
A future in which our electrical gadgets are no longer limited by plugs and external power sources may be closer. This intriguing prospect is one of the reasons for the interest in building the capacity to store electrical energy directly into a wide range of products, such as a... Read more
‘CJ proposes appointment of Justice Khawaja Imtiaz as new LHC chief justice’
Ahead of a key meeting of the Judicial Commission of Pakistan (JCP) tomorrow (May 28), Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani has proposed the elevation of Lahore High Court Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial as a Supreme Court judge and nominated LHC Judge Justice Khawaja Imtiaz Ahmad as new LHC chief... Read more
Coming soon: pill to wipe out bad memories?
Scientists have found that a drug used to treat multiple sclerosis may pave the way for a pill that can erase bad memories. Researchers have found that mice given fingolimod, a drug approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for treatment of multiple sclerosis, had enhanced ‘memory extinction’... Read more
Madonna criticises Malawi president
Pop diva Madonna has commented on Malawi’s chaotic election, criticising embattled President Joyce Banda, who has tried to nullify the vote amid allegations of irregularities. The superstar, who adopted two children from the southern African nation, has been involved in a long-running spat with Malawi’s government over her charity... Read more
Nawaz Modi meeting highlights
Pakistan Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif met with his newly elected Indian counterpart Narendra Modi at the Hyderabad House earlier today. During the 45-minute meeting, both leaders discussed bilateral relationship and resumption of dialogues along with other matters of national interest. The officials who accompanied the prime minister included Advisor... Read more
French Open 2014: Nadal, Djokovic, through opening matches
Defending champion (men) Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic made power starts to their French Open 2014 campaigns after winning their French Open matches with ease. Rafael Nadal continued his domination at the clay court grand slam as he trounced United States’ Robert Ginepri 6-0 6-3 6-0 to make it... Read more
Real Madrid fans celebrates Champion League victory at Bernabéu
Huge number of fans gathered at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium to celebrate Real Madrid’s  record 10th European Cup victory. The celebrations started with sparkling fireworks as the team’s open-top bus cruising into Madrid’s Cibeles Square, where Iker Casillas and Sergio Ramos draped a club flag around the statue in... Read more
Sharapova overpowers Ksenia to reach French Open round two
Maria Sharapova hurried into the second round of the French Open on Monday with a 6-1 6-2 demolition of fellow Russian Ksenia Pervak. Seventh seed Sharapova, champion in 2012 and runner-up last year, dropped serve once in the opening set but was never really bothered by the world number... Read more
Nandipur power plant starts generating 100 MW electicity
The Nandipur Power Plant has started electricity production of 100 MW which has been added to the national grid. According to a spokesman of the Nandipur Power Plant, initially 100 megawatt of electricity produced from the project has been added to the national grid. He said Nandipur power project with... Read more