Marvel brings hammerless Thor, new king Black Panther for Comic-Con
Thor has lost his invincible hammer and Black Panther shoulders the responsibility of being a new king, in exclusive...
Aisam wins Hall of Fame Doubles Championship
Pakistan’s tennis star Aisam ul Haq has clinched the doubles title of the ATP Hall of Fame Tennis Championship....
FC soldier martyred in explosion in Khyber Agency
One Frontier Corps (FC) personnel was martyred while another was injured when an explosion occurred near the border between...
India beat Bangladesh by 47 runs in second ODI
DHAKA: India defeated Bangladesh by 47 runs in the rain-hit second one-day international at Dhaka´s Sher-e-Bangla stadium on Tuesday. After making 105 all out, India bowled out Bangladesh for 58 in 17.4 overs to win the three-match series with one game to go. India won the opening game on... Read more
Egypt prosecutor orders release of hunger-striking Al-Jazeera journalist
Egypt’s prosecutor general on Monday ordered the release of Al-Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy, who has been on hunger strike for nearly five months, state media reported. Al-Jazeera swiftly issued a statement calling for the release of three other staff on trial in a separate case. The court in that... Read more
MQM withdraws call for Youm-e-Sog in Karachi
MQM withdrew its call to observe a day of mourning in Karachi on Wednesday against killing of 8 PAT’s workers in Lahore violence. In a press statement, MQM’s Rabita Committee said that the decision was taken on the appeal of traders and transport operators. The MQM, however, said it... Read more
Fighting raging near Baghdad as UN warns crisis ‘life-threatening’
Militants pushed a weeklong offensive that has overrun swathes of Iraq to within 60 kilometres (37 miles) of Baghdad Tuesday, as the UN warned the country´s very existence was under threat. Washington meanwhile deployed extra troops to protect its embassy in Baghdad and was mulling air strikes against militants... Read more
Shahbaz summons meeting over Lahore firing incident: Judicial Inquiry ordered by Punjab Govt.
Chief Minister of Punjab Shahbaz Sharif has summoned an emergency meeting over the Minhaj-ul-Quran firing incident which led to the deaths of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers during clashes with police in Lahore, earlier today. At least eight supporters and activists of PAT were killed when police attempted to remove barriers... Read more
Amazon to launch 3D phone on June 18
Amazon’s mystery unveiling tomorrow  is widely expected to be a smartphone, which if managed well could shake up the market and boost the US online giant as a device maker. The company has given few only a hints, inviting a small group of media to the event to be... Read more
Police recovers ‘automatic weapons’ from PAT protestors
Police on Tuesday claimed to have recovered weapons from possession of Pakistan Awami Tehreek workers who clashed with law-enforcers in Lahore where the chaos left eight people dead. “We have recovered automatic weapons from PAT activists. The armed men opened direct fire on policemen,” said CCPO Lahore, Shafeeq Gujar... Read more
PM goes to Tajikistan
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Dushanbe, Tajikistan earlier today on a two-day visit at the invitation of President Emomali Rahmon to discuss energy, infrastructure, connectivity and security. The prime minister was accompanied by a high-level delegation including the Minister for Water and Power, Minister for Textile Industry, Minister of State... Read more
Methane can sniff out extra-terrestrial life
Methane, known as a sign of potential life, can now help detect extraterrestrial life on other planets. Researchers have developed a powerful model to detect life on planets outside of our solar system, more accurately than ever before. The model focuses on methane, the simplest organic molecule. “We anticipate... Read more
Cathay Pacific to suspend flights in Pakistan
Hong Kong’s Cathay Pacific is to suspend flights to and from Pakistan, officials said, following last week’s brazen attack on Karachi airport which left 38 people dead including the 10 attackers. “The airline is ceasing its operations in Pakistan for an indefinite time for both security and economic reasons,”... Read more
Bionic pancreas device created to fight diabetes
In a breakthrough for the global fight against diabetes, a bionic pancreas device has passed the major test to control insulin levels in diabetics. The device has been successfully tested in two five-day clinical trials – one in adults and the other in adolescents – that imposed minimal restrictions... Read more
MQM announces day of mourning against killing of PAT workers
Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) has announced to observe countrywide Youm-e-Soug (day of mourning) tomorrow (Wednesday) to mourn the killings of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) workers during clash with police in Lahore. Opposition parties also staged a walkout from the National Assembly against police assault on PAT workers. MQM leader... Read more
Zarb-e-Azb: PM Nawaz requests Afghan president to stop militant exodus
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has urged Afghan President Hamid Karzai to help stop insurgents from escaping a major military offensive, as residents who fled the area anxiously awaited news from those left behind. Sharif asked his Kabul counterpart to seal their porous border along a mountainous tribal area... Read more
Karachi court grants bail to Yousuf Raza Gilani in a dozen  corruption cases
A federal anti-corruption court on Tuesday granted bail to former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in 12 corruption cases.  Gilani appeared before the court today to submit his bail plea. A huge number of his supporters were gathered outside the court, while a few Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leaders accompanied... Read more