Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
Flynn pleads guilty on Russia; reportedly ready to testify on Trump
Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about contacts with...
Pope Francis takes a rickshaw ride in Bangladesh
Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature enjoyed a rickshaw ride during a visit to St Mary´s Cathedral in Dhaka,...
Punjab, Sindh  should welcome IDPs – IK
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supremo Imran Khan earlier today urged the federal government to release Rs6 billion immediately to help internally-displaced persons (IDPs). Addressing a press conference here, Khan said more than 250, 000 people have already come to Bannu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The PTI chief called upon Punjab... Read more
Govt. bars PAT workers from leaving for Islamabad
Thousands of workers of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) were barred all across Punjab earlier today from leaving for Islamabad to welcome Dr. Tahir ul Qadri, who is due to reach Benazir International Airport early Monday morning. In Faisalabad, large numbers of PATs’ workers staged a token sit-in after they... Read more
Game of Thrones puts Northern Ireland on the map
Giants, dragons and vengeful queens have for generations populated Northern Ireland’s folk tales. Now, such creatures are visiting the land in a different version on the sets for the hit TV show “Game of Thrones.” But rather than spells and destruction, they’re bringing an economic boost to this British... Read more
Section 144 Imposed in twin cities before Qadri’s arrival
The Interior Ministry has imposed Section 144 at Benazir International Airport and its surrounding areas ahead of the arrival of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri. According to police sources, entry into the airport premises carrying banners and placards would not be allowed while those coming towards... Read more
Another “Gullu Butt” identified as Punjab Police Constable
The unknown plainclothes man along with other policemen besides Gullu Butt was identified as Police Constable Riaz Babar. The Gullu Butt type character, carrying pistols in both hands, also opened firing on the Awami Tehreek workers (PAT).  Riaz Babar is serving as Police Constable at Model Town Division. Punjab... Read more
Ramazan relief package starts from Monday
The government will commece implementation of its two billion rupee Ramazan relief package through utility stores across the country from Monday. According to Radio Pakistan quoting officials, there will be five to ten percent decrease in the prices of over 1500 items under the subsidy package announced by the... Read more
Pakistan managing IDPs from own resources: NDMA
National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) Chairman, Major General Muhammad Saeed has said that Pakistan could handle the civilian population migrating from North Waziristan Agency itself and no request had been made so far to any other countryor organisation the  including United Nations. Talking to Voice Of America (VOA), he... Read more
Israeli forces kill 2 Palestinians in W.Bank: sources
Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinians during West Bank clashes as they continued a search for three missing Israeli teens, Palestinian medical and security officials said oearlier today. In Ramallah, 30-year-old Mohammed Tarifi was shot dead overnight during clashes with Israeli forces while five other Palestinians were wounded. In... Read more
LinkedIn launches new app for job seekers
If you are a job seeker and a LinkedIn user, this app may just be for you. “Whether you are actively on the hunt for a new gig or just keeping an eye out, this new app comes packed with the core LinkedIn features you have come to rely... Read more
Goggles to help surgeons locate tumours in real time
There could soon be cheaper and more lightweight tools, such as goggles or hand-held devices, to identify tumours in real time in operating rooms as researchers have developed a dual-mode imaging technology. Surgeons need to determine exactly where the cancerous cells lie before they exorcise a tumour. The dual-mode... Read more
Dwarf galaxies major contributors in universe’s formation
Small galaxies, also known as dwarf galaxies, are responsible for forming a large proportion of the universe’s stars, new observations from Nasa’s Hubble space telescope have revealed. Studying the formative era of the universe’s history is critical to fully understand how these stars formed and how galaxies grew and... Read more
Microsoft’s Bing takes a back seat to Google
Microsoft Corp’s new chief executive, Satya Nadella says Bing powers 30 per cent of the Internet search market, making it a worthy competitor to Google Inc. However, the figures quoted by Microsoft, which include searches by partner Yahoo Inc, are much higher than the rate at which people actually... Read more
Mango consignment found infested with fruit fly
Despite tall claims of the authorities concerned that mango would be exported to the European Union after taking all due safety measures, a mango shipment exported from the country on June 16 and intercepted by UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) on June 17 was found... Read more
KP Assembly okays Rs9.4bn for seven departments in KP budget
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly yesterday began the exercise to pass the budget for financial year 2014-15 after a four days long discussion. The Rs9.4 billion demands for grant for seven departments were approved during the session chaired by Speaker Asad Qaisar. However, the opposition parties rejected the government’s demands... Read more