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,...
Amazon brings Alexa from home to office in a new AI push
Amazon announced Thursday it is bringing its Alexa digital assistant to the workplace, expanding artificial intelligence (AI) efforts that...
Nine martyred, 30 injured in Peshawar attack
Eleven people were martyred and around 30 injured in a terrorists attack at the Directorate of Agriculture, Peshawar early...
Pakistan dropped to 6th position in Tests after 2 match rubber  whitewash
After Pakistan’s humiliating whitewash against Sri Lanka dropped the team’s ranking to number 6 from third position. The ICC issued new rankings on Monday, showing Pakistan’s fall from the third to sixth position. After first test defeat, Pakistani team had a chance to retain third position by winning the second... Read more
IK vows to “peacefully” lead supporters to red zone tomorrow
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan while addressing the  “Azadi March” on Monday announced he will leave PTI supporters into the red zone in Islamabad to stage a peaceful protest. While taking pledge from the participants of Azadi March he said “Promise me that not a single pot will be... Read more
Nisar, Shahbaz meet COAS Gen. Raheel
Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif Monday met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif. According to  sources, the meeting discussed ongoing military operation against militants in North Waziristan as well as the current political situation in the country. Read more
AML, PMLQ intend to resign from assemblies
Awami Muslim League (AML) and Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PMLQ) have also decided to resign from assemblies, following Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI). AML chief Sheikh Rasheed said that if Imran Khan resigns from the National Assembly, he will also follow him. PMLQ and MNA Jamshed Dasti and some other like-minded independent... Read more
PTI announces  resignations from all assemblies except KPK
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has decided to resign from National and 3 provincial assemblies other than Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) assembly. Talking to media after the Core Committee’s meeting, Shah Mehmood Qureshi showed the resignations of all the PTI members and vowed that PTI’s politics  will be on public issues. The... Read more
Test drive: Google pioneers driverless car
The car stops at designated stop signs. It glided around curves. It does not  lurch or jolt. The most remarkable thing about the drive was that it was utterly unremarkable. The engineers on hand weren’t high-powered “car guys” but soft-spoken software engineers. And there wasn’t any speeding even though,... Read more
2 ancient Mayan cities found in the heart of the Mexico jungle
Archaeologists have unearthed two ancient Mayan cities hidden in thick vegetation in the Mexican jungle. The cities were discovered in the southeastern part of the Mexican state of Campeche, in the heart of the Yucatan peninsula. Expedition leader Ivan Sprajc, of the Research Center of the Slovenian Academy of... Read more
LCCI dismisses call for civil disobedience
The traders of Lahore sternly criticized Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan’s call for civil disobedience in a press conference at the press club today. Traders announced the refutation of the civil disobedience call stating that the political instability will cause irreparable damage to the national economy. Lahore Chamber... Read more
Qadri announces nation wide  sit-ins
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr Tahirul Qadri Monday announced that countrywide sit-ins would be staged in favour of ‘Inqilab’ from this evening. “These sit-ins will be held across all the four provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan,” Qadri said while addressing ‘Inqilab March’ participants. He said the government dispatched seven letters,... Read more
13 rescued 2 days after Indonesia tourist boat sinks
Eight foreigners and five Indonesians were rescued Monday two days after their tourist boat sank during a storm in the archipelago, with one man describing how they huddled in a lifeboat and floated in life jackets to survive. The rescue brought to 23 the number of people saved since... Read more
Saudi princling robbed in Paris after motorcade held at gunpoint
Armed robbers attacked a Saudi Arabian prince’s convoy in Paris on Sunday night, police said earlier today, taking what the victims told police was around 250,000 euros (US$335,000) in cash as well as some sensitive documents. The convoy had been heading for Le Bourget airport north of the city.... Read more
Chaudhry brothers refuse talks till PM Nawas Sharif tenders resignation
Leaders of the Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-e-Azam (PML-Q) have refused to hold talks with the government unless Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resigns. “Talks with government are out of question, negotiations will only be held now on the ground. We are not meeting any of the government’s negotiating committees till Prime... Read more
Nepal floods kill more then hundred amidst fears of cholera outbreak
The death toll from landslides and flooding in Nepal has risen to 101 after rescuers found four more bodies, officials said earlier today, as they battled to prevent a cholera outbreak In the worst-hit districts of Surkhet, Bardiya and Dang, officials scrambled to provide clean drinking water kits to... Read more
Mont Blanc climbers plunge 800m to death
Two climbers and their guide have fallen 800m to their death in the Mont Blanc range, police said earlier today, the latest in a series of tragedies on Europe’s highest mountain. Helicopter rescue teams discovered the bodies of the three victims on Sunday night near the Aiguille du Midi... Read more