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...
Justice impossible under Nawaz Sharif: Imran Khan
Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has reiterated his stance that under the current premier, justice cannot be served. Addressing the participants of Azadi March, Imran Khan said Pakistan is lacking behind due to the absence of real democracy here. He said, “When people elect their representatives, they serve the... Read more
Prime Minister and Cabinet discuss Dr. Qadri’s conditions
After meeting with PAT Chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri the government delegation headed by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has reached the PM House to update the premier Nawaz Sharif of Dr Qadri’s conditions. The Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been briefed about the two conditions of chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek... Read more
Qadri extends the deadline to 9:30pm
Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Dr. Tahirul Qadri had asked the government to agree on two demands and extended the deadline to 9:30pm. According to details, Dr Tahirul Qadri  after meeting with Govt delegation lead by Ishaq Dar he said, “Government delegation had requested him to extend the... Read more
Defamation notice: Imran Khan retracts reply
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan today withdrew its reply regarding defamation notice of former Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry. Senior lawyer and PTI leader Hamid Khan confirmed he had drafted the response on the directive of Imran Khan and later retracted it. Khan said that he wasn’t aware... Read more
Kate Bush returns to stage ….after 35 years
Ecstatic fans welcomed British pop singer Kate Bush back to the stage for her first show for 35 years on yesterday. The crowd stood and roared with approval as Bush, dressed in black, entered the stage with her back-up singers and opened with her 1993 song “Lily”. Over 80,000... Read more
PML-Q’s Chaudary Shujaat meets Qadri in his container
Pakistan Muslim League – Quaid (PML-Q) Chaudhry Shujaat today went to meet Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri in the latter’s container parked in Islamabad’s Red Zone. Shujaat went to meet Qadri along with two others whose names haven’t been disclosed. The development comes as the 48-hour ultimatum that the televangelist turned political... Read more
Former James Bond Pierce Brosnan back as spy in new action thriller
Former 007 star Pierce Brosnan returns to the world of guns and spies in The November Man, an action thriller that pits his character against his former CIA bosses, with explosive effect. The Irish actor, who has never hidden his desire to have played James Bond for a little... Read more
Albanian MPs in Macedonian parliament scuffle with each other
Macedonia´s ethnic Albanian opposition party said yesterday it would walk out of parliament after a brawl between one its deputies and an MP from a rival Albanian party. A brawl between a deputy of the Democratic Party of Albanians (DPA) and his rival from the junior ruling party, the... Read more
Apple planning to launch 12.9-inch iPad for 2015
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is preparing to roll out a larger, 12.9-inch version of its iPad for 2015, with production set to begin in the first quarter of next year according to sources. The report comes as Apple struggles with declining sales of its 10-inch and 7.9-inch tablets, which are... Read more
WHO pulls back staff from Sierra Leone Ebola lab after doctor found infected with deadly contagion
The World Health Organization has withdrawn staff from a laboratory testing for Ebola at Kailahun in eastern Sierra Leone after one of its medical workers there was infected during the worst ever outbreak of the disease, a WHO spokesperson said. “It’s a temporary measure to take care of the... Read more
Oh My Grill: Doin burgers like no one else!
There are good burgers and then there are great burgers. There is one for every one. However, burgers being a uniquely personal experience its difficult to decide which one is good and which one deserves the sobriquet “Great”.  IMHO the aptly named, Oh My Grill definitely comes in the... Read more
“PTI has no lust for power”: Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Commenting over PML-N’s offer to give the post of deputy prime minister to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that his party has no lust for power. Talking exclusively to Samaa, Qureshi said the PTI’s core committee would discuss the offer if it is officially conveyed to them... Read more
“Zardari, Sharif brothers jointly looting the country”: Mumtaz Bhutto
Former chief minister Sindh Mumtaz Bhutto said that , “Sharif brothers and Asif Ali Zardari were jointly looting the country”. He asked the Sharif brothers to resign in view of the protests in Islamabad against rigging allegations. He was addressing a press conference in Kandhkot. He said country was at the... Read more
PTI’s Punjab Assembly MPAs submit resignations
Opposition Leader in the Punjab Assembly and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) member Mehmoodur Rashid and 28 other party members handed their resignations from the house in the Punjab Assembly Secretariat on Wednesday. However, two PTI MPAs from Punjab, Nighat Inqiar and Jahanzaib Kichi, have not submitted their resignations and Rashid... Read more