ADB appoints first woman country director Xiaohong Yang to Pakistan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed China’s Xiaohong Yang as new Country Director for Pakistan. According to ADB...
Musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world
Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an...
Ghulam Mustafa Khar joins PTI
Ghulam Mustafa Khar has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday. Khar made the announcement after meeting Imran Khan at...
Altaf Hussain urges PM and CM (Sindh) to impose emergency ahead of the coming monsoon
MQM Chief Altaf Hussain has appealed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief Minister of Sindh Qaim Ali Shah to impose emergency across Sindh ahead of the monsoon season. In a statement, Altaf Hussain has said that Local Bodies Elections should be held immediately in Sindh in order to solve... Read more
CM Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah pays surprise visit to Naukot
Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah paid a surprise visit to Mithrayo Water Canal in Naukot after taking notice of water theft and shortage of water for irrigation. CM Sindh, in a press conference after the meeting, said that there is no shortage of water but the... Read more
IDP more important the long march: Pervez Rasheed
Federal Information Minister Pervez Rasheed has said the issue of internally displaced persons (IDPs) was more important than long march. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has announced an ‘Independence March’ on August 14 in Islamabad to press its demands for recounting in four constituencies on National Assembly and is is now also clamouring... Read more
“KP is being oppressed” claims Imran Khan
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has alleged that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government should struggle for its rights and the federal government wants the provincial government to fail. PTI Chairman Imran Khan said that hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced by the military operation against militants in North Waziristan... Read more
Yahoo buys Flurry

Yahoo buys Flurry

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Yahoo has acquired an app analytics firm, Flurry, to help boost its advertising revenue from smartphones. Flurry helps app developers analyse data about their users and deliver more personalised ads to them. The two firms have not divulged the financial terms of the deal. However, some reports speculated that... Read more
Oriental and occidental firms bid for UAE’s biggest oilfields
 Asian and western firms have bid to help operate the UAE’s biggest oilfields after a deal with oil majors expired this year but the Gulf Arab state is yet to decide whether to let Asian oil buyers in for the long haul, sources said. A final decision on the... Read more
Britain opens criminal probe into alleged rigging in foreign exchange markets
Britain’s fraud agency said yesterday that it has launched a criminal probe into allegations of price rigging in foreign exchange markets. The investigation into “fraudulent conduct” comes after EU, British, and US and other regulators have levied huge fines on some of the world’s biggest banks and investment houses... Read more
World stocks slide as pressure on Russia grows
Unlike the Karachi Stock exchange where bulls have tossed the stocks to an all time high global stock markets fell again yesterday as tensions grew between Russia and the West over the downing of an airliner in eastern Ukraine. The shooting down last week of the Malaysia Airlines plane... Read more
Explosion in Quetta: 4 injured
An explosion in a Sibbi Qila, Quetta left at least four people injured a little while back. The blast took place in ammunition store of the Frontier Corps in Sibbi Qila. Four people were injured in its wake. All the injured persons were immediately moved to Combined Military Hospital. Sources informed that explosives were... Read more
Nationalists observe shutter down strikes against IDP’s arrival in Sindh
Shutter down strike observed in scores of cities and towns in the interior of Sindh on Tuesday to register protest against arrival of the displaced persons of North Waziristan in the province. The strike being observed on the call of Sindh Bachayo Committee, a coalition of Sindhi nationalist groups. Most... Read more
35 year old PML-N MPA Khurram Gulfam passes away
Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Khurram Gulfam passed away at the Services Hospital in Lahore on Tuesday. Gulfam, elected to PP-162 (Sheikhupura-I), was declared brain dead last week, days after he was brought to the hospital for a minor procedure. At the hospital, his condition turned critical during the... Read more
“No IDP sleeps hungry in Bannu”: Maj Gen Rao
Major General Akhtar Jamil Rao, General Officer Commanding of 45 Engineers Division of the Pakistan Army, said on Tuesday that every possible facility was being provided to the internally displaced persons (IDPs) from the North Waziristan tribal region. Maj Gen Rao addressing the media in Bannu said that 84... Read more
Laws to be amended to put all debt-related responsibilities at one place
The government has given an undertaking to the International Monetary Fund to amend the anti-money-laundering law and at least six other legislations and put together all debt-related responsibilities at one place by September this year. Sources said the proposed amendments would be shared with an IMF mission by mid-August... Read more