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...
Dwayne Johnson (The Rock) with biggest (and littlest) fan
The Rock shares pic on social media and said “A pleasure meeting my biggest (and littlest) fan, Parnell aka The Peeble. Very shy at first, then decided to go full on Silverback! Great meetin’ you little man. Be a good boy, work hard and always listen to your mama... Read more
OGRA  recommends increase in petroleum prices
The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has recommended increase in prices of petroleum products. According to the summary, OGRA recommended Rs.1.30 per litre increase in petrol price, Rs.1.81on diesel, Rs.0.80 on light diesel, Rs.0.62 on kerosene oil and Rs.2.43 on per litre price of high-octane blending component (HOBC).... Read more
Aamir Khan performs Umrah
One of Indian Cinema’s legendary super stars Aamir Khan performed Umrah with his mom. “I’ve just completed my Umrah pilgrimage to Mecca and what an experience it was! I’ve been twice before for Umrah but every time you go back it’s even more special” Read more
Suspension of arms supply to other provinces challenged in court
Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Secretary Home and Tribal Affairs Department was directed to submit his report in a case that has challenged the suspension of arms supply to other provinces from K-P. The order was issued by a division bench of Justice Nisar Hussain Khan and Justice Musarrat Hilali while hearing... Read more
Post-election attacks in Iraq kill 74
A post-election wave of attacks across Iraq, including car bombings in Baghdad and a northern city, killed at least 74 people, officials said. The compiled death toll for Wednesday, with the number rising to 74 after late-night attacks, made it the bloodiest single day in Iraq in more than... Read more
Malaysian police arrest 13 over gang-rape of teen
Malaysian police have arrested at least 13 people – many of who are related – over the alleged gang-rape of a 15-year-old girl, according to media reports. The girl was raped on May 20 for hours by a group of men in an abandoned hut in the northern state... Read more
Nadal, Monfils, Ivanovic cruise into 3rd round  in French Open
World No.1 Rafael Nadal, Gael Monfils and Ana Ivanovic cruised into the third round of the French Open in Paris. Defending champion and World No.1 Rafael Nadal defeated Austria’ Dominic Thiem in straight sets to qualify for the third round of the grand slam. Gael Monfils of France beat... Read more
Car bomb near Peshawar hospital defused
A bomb device planted beneath a vehicle parked near Khyber Teaching Hospital of Peshawar was defused earlier today. After reports about presence of a bomb in a white-colored vehicle the BDS staff was summoned to defuse the device. The news caused panic and harassment in the locality. Police vacated the... Read more
PML-Q, PAT, PTI grand opposition alliance likely
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid-e-Azam (PML-Q) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) are likely to form a grand opposition alliance according to media reports. PTI and PML-Q chiefs Imran Khan and Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain are in Britain’s capital city London for the past two days. PAT Chairman Tahir-ul-Qadri... Read more
School principal gunned down in Karachi
A school principal was shot dead near Nazimabad in broad daylight earlier today. The incident took place near Naziamabad Gol market, where unidentified armed men shot and killed him. Police said the deceased man was the principal of a private school. He was identified as Syed Farhan Shah. The body was shifted to Abbasi... Read more
SC Chief Justice takes notice of woman’s murder outside LHC
Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani has taken notice of the murder of 25-year-old Farzana Iqbal who was beaten to death with sticks and bricks by her relatives outside the Lahore High Court (LHC). The chief justice has summoned a report from the Inspector General Police Punjab within 48... Read more
Diver dies at Korean ferry disaster site
A South Korean diver lost his life earlier today during efforts to cut a new access hole into a submerged ferry that sank last month with the loss of around 300 lives, the coastguard said. The 46-year-old diver, identified only as Kim, was pulled from the water unconscious and... Read more
Samsung Galaxy S5 Active now available officialy
After a series of leaks, Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Active is now officially available. The rugged version of the Galaxy S5 is only available via US telecom operator AT&T at present and has been priced at $714.99. AT&T offers a $50 on Samsung Gear Fit to buyers who purchase Galaxy... Read more
Cholera vaccine is 86 percent effective according to Study
A cheap and easy to deliver oral vaccine against cholera is 86 percent effective in preventing the infection which causes severe diarrhea and can be fatal, researchers said on Thursday. Some 1.4 billion people around the globe were at risk for cholera in 2012, according to World Health Organization... Read more