Swiss climber Ueli Steck dies after fall, preparing for Mount Everest ascent
An experienced Swiss climber died on Sunday after he fell in the Everest region of Nepal during preparations to...
JI stages protest over load-shedding, over-billing at Sindh Governor House
Jamaat-e-Islami has staged sit-in on Sunday outside Sindh Governor House  on load-shedding and over-billing by the Karachi Electric. JI...
Violence in IoK is Indian state-sponsored terrorism: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday was briefed on the situation along the LoC...
PPP backs PTI demands : Shaha Mahmood
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf  (PTI) Vice President’s Shah Mahmood Quershi claimed that Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has seconded its demands, including resignation of Prime Minister. Before 2nd round of talks at local hotel in Islamabad Quershi said “Though, PPP leadership has not objected to any of our ‘calls’ but has asked... Read more
Do or Die – Imran Khan
Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has said, “Either I will free Pakistan of all monarchs or will sacrifice my life in doing so” Addressing the participants of Azadi March, Imran Khan repeated not to go back without the resignation of the Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif. He vowed... Read more
PM Sharif invites ex-President Zardari to lunch
Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif on Friday invited former president Asif Ali Zardari over a lunch meeting in Raiwand tomorrow. The former president returned from Dubai on Thursday night after ongoing political impasse in the country. According to Senator Farhatullah Babar said that Zardari will lead a five-member delegation... Read more
Acceptance of all demands of Imran, Qadri impossible – Interior Minister
Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan on Friday said that constitutional demands by Imran Khan and Dr. Tahirul Qadri could be considered, however its impossible to acceptance of all demands. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad,  Interior Minister Nisar said containers were placed for security purposes. He also confirmed that... Read more
US denies Imran’s allegations
The US Department  has denied the allegations levelled by PTI chief, Imran Khan, of interfering into political affairs of Pakistan The US Department of State on Friday denied the allegations framed by Imran Khan, of interfering into Pakistan’s internal politics. Marie Harf, State Department’s deputy spokesperson, repeated that US... Read more
Apparently, the cleansing of social ills in the system is becoming a staple Bollywood mantra. With Jai Ho and Kick being the latest examples of this trend, Singham Returns follows suit. Black money, racketeering, a flawed electoral process, the participation of youth in politics, the plight of policemen and... Read more
Universe’s earliest stars found
Astronomers may have discovered the signature of one of the Universe’s earliest stars. Theoretical models predict that some of the very first stars were hundreds of times larger than the Sun. But no clear evidence of this had been found so far. Scientists writing in the journal Science have... Read more
US Journalist Foley’s murderers sent taunting letter to family before his murder
Journalist James Foley´s captors sent his family a taunting email threatening to kill him, just a week before making public a video of his execution, the American reporter´s employer said yesterday. GlobalPost said it released the full text of the email from Islamic State (IS) militants “in the interest... Read more
US diplomats banned from the “Ice Bucket Challenge”
It is the charity stunt that has got everyone from billionaires to pop stars and even former US presidents drenched by buckets of freezing water. The State Department has issued an internal telegram forbidding US ambassadors and other high-profile foreign service officers from participating in the forfeit, in which... Read more
US warns of a prolonged multi-national war against the absolutely barbaric IS terrorist group
The United States admitted yesterday that the Islamic State is the most dangerous group it has faced in recent years, and warned that the Middle East faces a long drawn battle to defeat it. Pentagon chiefs said, “the militant group could be eradicated if local Sunni communities reject it... Read more
FIR against Sharif brothers: Session court orders challenged in LHC
The government on Friday filed an application in the Lahore High Court (LHC) challenging a local court’s orders for registration of First Information Report (FIR) against 21 people, including Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his brother, Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif, over Lahore’s Model Town incident. On Aug 16,... Read more
PTI finally decides to submit resignations to NA speaker
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) today decided to submit resignations of party’s MNAs to the Speaker: National Assembly. The decision was taken during a consultative meeting chaired by PTI Chairman Imran Khan. The resignations will be handed over to NA Speaker by PTI Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi and senior party... Read more
Remains of MH17 dead arrive in Malaysia
A plane carrying the remains of some of the 43 Malaysians killed in the MH17 disaster returned home earlier today where they were received on what was declared a ‘national day of mourning’. The special Malaysia Airlines flight from Amsterdam touched down shortly before 10 am (0200 GMT), bearing... Read more
Israeli air strikes kill 4 more Palestinians in Gaza
Israeli air strikes killed four Palestinians in the Gaza Strip earlier today, two in Deir al Balah and two in Nusseirat an emergency services spokesman said. The strike in Nusseirat hit a house that and killed its occupants. Read more