Taylor Swift spends third week atop Billboard 200 chart
Taylor Swift held onto her throne atop the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart for a third consecutive week...
Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Doctors fashion a pair of ears from earless boy’s ribs
A British boy who was born without ears has had a pair created from his ribs. Nine-year-old Kieran Sorkin was born deaf with small lobes around the part of his ears. In a revolutionary surgical procedure , not only have British doctors from London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital created... Read more
Govt may allow “Azadi March” under directives of LHC: Nisar
Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Chaudhry Nisar demanded that  Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan avoid an illegal and unconstitutional “Azadi March“. Interior minister also tied Azadi March to guarantees of peace. He also advised the PTI leadership to consult the district administration and they will decide whether the... Read more
PTI wins back Javed Hashmi: Will lead “Azadi March”
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) managed to get back  full support of  aggrieved party president Javed Hashmi. According to a press statement issued by the PTI “Javed Hashmi would lead the “Azadi March”. PTI has confirmed that “Imran Khan spoke to Javed Hashmi in details and it was decided that Hashmi would... Read more
Google team up with with 5 other companies to build ‘Faster’ cable under Pacific Ocean
Google and five other large companies are teaming up to build a cable under the Pacific Ocean that will deliver unbelievably fast internet speeds. The cable, named“Faster” will connect the US with Japan and cost about $300m (£179m; 225m euros), the consortium said. The trans-Pacific fibre cable would deliver... Read more
Samsung reveals ‘Galaxy Alpha’ metal-frame smartphone
Samsung has announced a new smartphone with a metal frame that is smaller and thinner than its flagship model. The South Korean company describes the Galaxy Alpha as representing a “new design approach”. The firm has previously been criticised for the plastic feel of its handsets at a time... Read more
Govt allows PTI to go on “Azadi March”
The Government of Pakistan has finally agreed upon allowing the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) for  Azadi – March in Islamabad According to sources, Information Minister Pervez Rasheed upon instruction by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, telephoned the chief of Jamat e Islami (JI), Siraj ul Haq and informed him that... Read more
LHC rebukes PTI from ‘unconstitutional’ long march
The Lahore High Court on Wednesday refrained Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf from an illegally and unconstitutionally ‘Azadi march’ on August 14 The Lahore High Court said, “We also want protection of people, hence the court cannot allow closure of the country”. The Lahore High Court issued directives while hearing a petition... Read more
5 fresh polio cases emerge in Pakistan, toll creeps up to 115
Another five polio cases have been confirmed in the country, increasing the number of patients to 115 this year. According to National Institute of Health, polio virus was detected in Khyber Agency’s 18-month-old Ayaz, one-year-old Hazina from Tehsil Bara and two-year-old Mehaadullah. 18-month-old Masood and Fida from North Waziristan... Read more
We cannot provide protection to PTI: IG Islamabad
Inspector General (IG) Islamabad has written a letter to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership and informed that there are security threats in the city due to Zarb-e-Azb operation. In his letter, the IG also told the PTI that there is no permission of holding public gatherings in the city... Read more
140 cops suffer food poisoning in Islamabad
At least 140 policemen, deployed to thwart marchers moving to Islamabad in anti-government protest, reportedly fell ill due to food poisoning. Heavy contingent of police has been deployed on entrance and exit points of Islamabad and Rawalpindi to stop marchers into the twin cities. According to reports, policemen fell ill... Read more
Six killed, four injured in Karachi violence
Six people were killed and four others injured in different violence incidents here on Wednesday. A man named Bashir aged 35 resident of North Karachi was gunned down by unknown armed men in Kati Pahari. The body was shifted to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital (ASH) for an autopsy. In another... Read more
2014 Lux Style Awards nominations out
The Nominees for the 13th LUX Style Awards (LSA) 2014 were announced in Karachi this week. Top celebrities from Pakistan’s entertainment and fashion industries will be up for awards in 27 categories from the four disciplines of fashion, film, music and television. Each category will be judged independently by... Read more
“Nawaz should review his strategy over Azadi March”, says former interior minister Rehman Malik
Senator Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Rehman Malik has urged Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to review his strategy regarding the Azadi March of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Rehman Malik, while speaking in Islamabad, said that he would not have stopped PTI Chairman Imran Khan for arriving in the federal capital if... Read more
Nation can confront challenges with unity: President
The hitherto silent President of the country, Mamnoon Hussain said today that the nation can confront all internal and external challenges by following the dictum of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah of Unity, Faith and Discipline. Addressing the first convocation of the Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Medical University (SZABMU) here at the Pakistan-China Friendship Centre,... Read more