Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies after fall, preparing for Mount Everest ascent
An experienced Swiss climber died on Sunday after he fell in the Everest region of Nepal during preparations to...
JI stages protest over load-shedding, over-billing at Sindh Governor House
Jamaat-e-Islami has staged sit-in on Sunday outside Sindh Governor House  on load-shedding and over-billing by the Karachi Electric. JI...
Violence in IoK is Indian state-sponsored terrorism: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday was briefed on the situation along the LoC...
Germany stun arch rivals Portugal
Thomas Muller scored a hat-trick as Germany stunned arch rivals Portugal. It was a brilliant display by the three-time champions, who took the lead when Muller scored in from the spot after Joao Pereira fouled Mario Gotze. Mats Hummels made it 2-0 with a powerful header, before Pepe was... Read more
Bilwal Bhutto offers full support to the Govt. and the army against Taliban Terrorists
Pakistan Peoples Party patron-in-chief Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has extended full support to the  military operation against terrorists in North Waziristan and appealed the nation to stand solidly behind the soldiers. This is the time to save our country, and our people from destruction at the hands of beasts who... Read more
Zarb-e-Azb to continue till logical end – PM Sharif
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has vowed that the ongoing military operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ in North Waziristan will continue till its logical end. Speaking in the National Assembly on Monday, the Prime Minister said a decisive action has been started to purge the country of terrorists. He said the government sincerely... Read more
PTI comes off the fence!
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) today, expressed its support for the military offensive ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ launched in North Waziristan by Pakistan’s armed forces to eliminate terrorist elements, reported a private news channel. PTI held a core committee meeting to deliberate upon the issue at 2pm Monday and according to sources, agreed upon... Read more
Australia clinch Men’s Hockey World Cup after thrashing hosts 6-1
A hattrick by Australia’s Chris Ciriello ensured his team to win the Men’s Field Hockey World Cup after the side thrashed hosts Netherlands 6-1 in the final on Sunday at the Dutch capital The Hague on Sunday. Joroen Hertzberger put Netherlands in front in the 14th minute but Chris... Read more
Sea Saw battle rages for control of north Iraqi town
Militants gained ground today in a battle for a strategic enclave in northern Iraq that provides a corridor to Syria, officials and residents said. Security forces insisted they had repelled an assault on Tal Afar, a Turkman-majority town in Nineveh province, but multiple officials and a resident said militants... Read more
Pakistan did not take US into confidence over launch of North Waziristan operation: Wall Street Journal
According to a Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article , a US defense official said that the Pentagon wasn’t aware of Pakistan’s decision to launch a new offensive in N. Waziristan. Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, said, “the attacks on the Karachi airport were a stark reminder... Read more
Terrorists will be completely eliminated from country’s soil: Army Chief
Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has vowed that operation Zarb-e-Azb will continue in North Waziristan till complete elimination of the terrorists. Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif visited National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad today (Monday) and addressed the participants of the National Security and War Course.... Read more
Sindh assembly passes unanimous resolution in support of NWA operation
Sindh Assembly (SA) unanimously passed resolution in the support of North Waziristan Operation, Zarb-e-Azb. The resolution was presented by PPP’s Dr Sikandar Mendhro and MQM’s Iram Azeem. Yesterday, Pakistan Army announced to launch “Zarb-e-Azb” operation, a long-awaited offensive to eliminate Taliban and Al-Qaeda militants from their border stronghold. Read more
27 terrorists killed in North Waziristan: Operation Zarb-e-Azb’  update by ISPR
At least 27 terrorists were killed on Monday during operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ as fighter jets destroyed six terrorist hideouts in Shawal, North Waziristan Agency. A statement released by the ISPR said there was no civilian population in the area. According to the ISPR, the operation on North Waziristan is progressing... Read more
“We will burn the palaces of Lahore and Islamabad: Vow terrorists
The Pakistani Taliban on Monday warned foreign firms to leave the country and vowed retaliatory strikes against the government after commencement of an all out operation in N. Waziristan. The warning came as Pakistan´s major cities braced for revenge attacks by ramping up security at key installations and ordering... Read more
Racing great Michael Schumacher out of 6 month coma
Formula One champion Michael Schumacher is out of a coma and has left the French hospital treating him since a devastating ski accident in December, his spokeswoman said earlier today. “Michael has left the CHU Grenoble (hospital) to continue his long phase of rehabilitation. He is not in a... Read more
LinkedIn must win over China’s workforce to avoid Google’s fate
After taking a social media drubbing in the West for accepting self-censorship in China, jobs networking site LinkedIn faces bigger obstacles to growth in a market it is counting on — local rivals and a unique workforce mindset. LinkedIn is intent on making the kind of breakthrough in China... Read more
Easypaisa launches funds transfer facility to and from banks
A joint venture of Telenor Pakistan and Tameer Microfinance Bank, Easypaisa, has become the first mobile money service to become inter-operable with the existing banking infrastructure by launching the Inter-Bank Fund Transfer (IBFT) service, enabling its customers to transfer funds between a number or banks via the 1-Link switch.... Read more