Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff . President of Pakistan Mamnoon...
Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had...
Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
PEMRA suspends licenses of both GEO and ARY news networks
Pakistan’s television media watchdog has suspended the licenses of two satellite TV channels on top of imposing ban on both a morning show and a talk show respectively. According to Pakistan Electronic Media Regulation Authority, Geo Entertainment and ARY News will stay off air for 30 and 15 days... Read more
51  injured in Islamabad shrine bomb attack
At least  51 people were injured after a bomb ripped through a shrine packed with devotees in the suburbs of Islamabad Friday. Sources said, the explosion struck when the annual celebrations at the shrine of a saint, Pir Chan Badshah, were in full swing in Pindorian. “The bomb went... Read more
Day 6 of Operation Zarb-e-Azb : At least 12 militants killed, 24 held – ISPR
According to Inter-Services Public Relations, armed forces bombed terrorist hideout in Qutab Khel, located on the outskirts of Miranshah, killing at least a dozen militants including foreign fighters. In a statement ISPR said.“It was an integrated action by Cobra helicopter gunships, artillery, and snipers.Huge caches of arms and ammunition... Read more
Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri rejects the “face-saver-sacking” of Rana sanaullah
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) leader, Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri rejected the face-saver ‘sacking’ of  Rana Sanaullah and demanded an immediate resignation from Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif and his whole cabinet.  He said “Giving marching ordering to just Sanaullah, who is a mere pawn in the hands of all-powerful Shairf brothers, is... Read more
Punjab Chief Minister Sacks Rana Sanaullah over Lahore mayhem
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif  has asked Law Minister Rana Sanaullah to resign over the Lahore fiasco. Addressing a press conference earlier today, Chief Minister Sharif said he was aggrieved over loss precious of human lives in Model Town. He said “I have always used my power to support... Read more
We stand united against terrorism – Nawaz Sharif
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that government Pakistan Army are on same page to root out terrorism from the country. Addressing a meeting in Peshawar earlier today, he said the cherished goal of peace is not far away. The PM expressed the confidence that the nation will win... Read more
12 killed in Nepal landslides
Landslides triggered by heavy rains killed at least 12 people overnight in Nepal, including nine members of the same family who were buried alive when their home collapsed, eyewitnesses and police said earlier today.Residents of Gulmi district in the west of the country said that the nine family members,... Read more
Twitter snaps up ‘snappyTV’
Twitter said yesterday that it has bought SnappyTV, a California firm that lets people edit and share clips from TV broadcasts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. SnappyTV, launched in 2010, has been collaborating with Twitter to “inject the best video content into Twitter´s real-time conversation, straight from... Read more
Car bomb kills at least 34 in Syria’s Hama
A car bomb claimed by rebels killed at least 34 people on Friday in a government-controlled village in the central Syrian province of Hama, the Syrian state news agency SANA reported. More than 50 people were wounded in the attack in Al-Horra, SANA said, blaming the attack on rebels... Read more
Karachi operation: Two TTP militants killed in joint operation
Two Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) members were killed in a joint operation by police and Rangers personnel in Karachi’s Manghopir Sultanabad area. It was reported that one of the deceased was a local TTP commander. A Rangers spokesperson confirmed the death of the two militants. The operation was conducted after the security... Read more
Foreign assets: Action against politicians who failed to submit reply to LHC
Lahore High Court earlier today decided to take action against those who have not submitted their replies in a case pertaining to politicians’ foreign assets. Justice Khalid Mehmood Khan heard the case. During today’s proceeding, lawyers representing  Imran Khan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Aitzaz Ahsan and Asma Jahangir appeared in the court. Asma Jahangir told the... Read more
US lawmakers pass bill to curb NSA surveillance powers
The US House of Representatives approved late yesterday evening a bill that would restrict the electronic surveillance powers of the National Security Agency (NSA).The margin was wide, 293 to 123, for the bill attached to the defense budget for 2015, which begins October 1.For now, however, the bill will... Read more
Intel launches mobile chat app for Android, iOS
Intel is getting into voice instant messaging with a smartphone app that uses facial tracking technology to caricature a sender’s expressions. Pocket Avatars was launched on Thursday by Mike Bell, an Intel senior executive whose job is to make sure the world’s largest semiconductor maker is at the front... Read more
‘Avoid leg pulling and let the government function smoothly’ requests PM Nawaz
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday suggested his political opponents to wait for five years to get mandate from the people instead of creating hurdles in the way of the government. Addressing the launching ceremony of Laptop Scheme in Islamabad, the Prime Minister urged political rivals to avoid leg... Read more