Ehsanullah Ehsan confession statement
Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has released a video confessional statement of former Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) spokesman...
Serena to be back on the court after baby
Superstar athlete Serena Williams late Tuesday promised she would be back on the court after becoming a mom, with...
Uber wants to launch ´flying cars´ by 2020
Uber said Tuesday it wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a...
Ashraf Ghani wins Afghan Presidential Election
Former World Bank economist Ashraf Ghani won Afghanistan s presidential election, according to preliminary results released on Monday, with 56.4 percent of the run-off vote to Abdullah Abdullah s 43.5 percent. Officials said the turnout was more than eight million in the June 14 vote out of an estimated electorate of... Read more
“No one can interfere in my ministry” : Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar
Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan explained that political and national issues were discussed in his meeting with Prime Minister and Chief Minister Punjab on Saturday. In a statement here on Monday, the minister said, “How this is possible that the country is stuck in the quagmire of... Read more
Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Shireen Mazari meet opposition leader Syed Khursheed Shah
PTI leaders Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Dr. Shireen Mazari met the leader of the opposition  Syed Khursheed Shah and discussed the appointment of the new chief election commissioner (CEC). Speaking to the media  after the meeting, Shah said that the Prime Minister was yet to send any name for... Read more
Terrorists to be chased and hunted down: Gen. Raheel Sharif
General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff re-affirmed Monday that terrorists will be chased and hunted down across the country till their complete elimination. According to ISPR, the Army Chief visited troops on the front lines in NWA today where he was given detailed briefing by General Officer Commanding... Read more
Now is the right time to invest in startups in Pakistan says Salicon Vally based report
With Pakistan’s population expected to reach 210 million by 2020, experts term the world’s sixth most populous country as a perfect place for startups to launch their businesses, says the World Startup Report, a Silicon Valley-based organisation. In a recently released report titled the Pakistan Startup Report, the organisation... Read more
On campus: Bridging gap between education & employment
A young Pakistani entrepreneur has earned a rare honour of being selected by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA, for a week-long MITx Entrepreneurship Bootcamp on his innovative idea of bridging the gap between education and employment in Pakistan. The MIT has selected as many as 50 innovators... Read more
British engineer building rocket to ‘revolutionize’ space travel
A British scientist has created a revolutionary engine that may make space travel cheaper in future. The brainchild of engineer Alan Bond, Synergetic Air-Breathing Rocket Engine (Sabre) operates as a traditional jet engine at take-off and during the ascent, before “transforming” into a powerful hydrogen-burning rocket engine to propel... Read more
Terrorists trim beards and hair before launch of operation
Hundreds of Taliban fighters rushed to disguise themselves with new haircuts in the weeks before an army assault, it has emerged. Azam Khan was one of the top barbers in Miramshah — the main town of North Waziristan — until he, like nearly half a million others, fled the... Read more
Dubai planning to build an entire temp-controlled ‘city’
Dubai is planning to build a temperature-controlled city featuring the world’s largest mall and an indoor park, as well as hotels, health resorts and theatres, the developer said. Already home to one of the globe’s biggest indoor shopping complexes, Dubai Mall, the glitzy emirate known for its love of... Read more
Batman celebrates 75th birthday in Hollywood style
Batman is celebrating his 75th birthday this month with a series of comic-book, video-game and other events putting Gotham’s famed Caped Crusader firmly back in the spotlight. July 23 is officially Batman Day, and to mark the occasion in Hollywood, Warner Bros has organized a VIP studio tour including... Read more
Imran Khan to spend Eid days with IDPs
 Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan will spend Eid-ul-Fitr days with Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). In his statement on Twitter, Khan wrote “I will be spending Eid with IDPs. Their stories are heart wrenching. We must ensure the crisis does not turn into a humanitarian disaster.” Yesterday he said... Read more
ECP terminates PML-N MPA’s membership
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) terminated the provincial assembly membership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Muhammad Yaqoob Nadeem Sethi (PP-175) on Monday. The decision was taken by an election tribunal on rigging allegations leveled against the MPA. The ECP issued a notification in this regard after the tribunal’s... Read more
Textile export conglomerates enter lucrative local market
Major textile conglomerates and export houses have started to cash in on the local market. Kamal Textiles launched themselves in the local market with So Kamal and Sadaqat Group emerged with their upscale linen and lifestyle store, Khas. These companies have not only been exporting and manufacturing their products... Read more
Modi to target record asset sales in budget
India’s new government would seek to raise record $11.7 billion in asset sales in its maiden budget this week, a senior government source said, bolstering state finances and buying time for structural reforms to revive a weak economy. The privatisation target could reach Rs700bn, almost equal to all proceeds... Read more