Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
I will not resign, nor leave for vacations , says Nawaz
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has reiterate that he will not step down as Prime Minister of the country. PM Nawaz Sharif met with the leaders of opposition parties in Islamabad on Monday. The meeting attended by the opposition leader in National Assembly, Khursheed Shah, Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam... Read more
U.S. urges ‘restraint’ in Pakistan political crisis
The United States on Monday called for restraint by all sides in Pakistan’s political crisis, saying protesters had a right to demonstrate peacefully but that it strongly opposed efforts to impose change through violence and destruction of property. “We have been carefully monitoring the demonstrations in Islamabad. We continue... Read more
“Army and ISI not backing Islamabad protests”: ISPR
The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has declined the allegations that Pakistan Army and Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) are backing the protest in Islamabad led by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI). The statement released by ISPR expressed concerns over the allegations against the  Army in the on-going... Read more
Rebel President of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Makhdoom Javed Hashmi on Monday that “I regret to say that Imran Khan breached every promise he made to me”, Makhdoom Javed Hashmi said while addressing press conference today. Javed Hashmi also divulged that PTI Chief forced party members to resign and said “I advised... Read more
PTI’s Sindh lawmakers tender their resignations
Four members of the Sindh Assembly belonging to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) submitted their resignations as part of party’s policy. PTI’s parliamentary leader Samar Ali Khan tended the resignations at Assembly Secretariat. Those who resigned include Dr. Seemi Zia, Khurram Sher Zaman and Hafeez ud Din. Read more
SCP hears plea against extra-constitutional act
Supreme Court of Pakistan (SCP) adjourned the hearing of a plea seeking steps to stop any extra-constitutional act. The apex court was informed about the clashes between Police and activists of Pakistan Awami Tehreek and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf along with the storming of protestors on Pakistan Television (PTV) building today. Attorney... Read more
Army Chief hasn’t suggested PM to step down: ISPR
The government’s spokesperson has denied media reports that the Army Chief had suggested PM Nawaz to step down for three months. A meeting was held between PM Nawaz and Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Monday. The meeting that continued for more than 2.5 hours, discussed different options to... Read more
Experimental drug proves effective in treating heart failure
An experimental drug has reduced deaths from chronic heart failure by 20 per cent compared with an existing treatment, a new study has claimed. The drug, being developed by the Swiss pharma giant Novartis, could reach the patients in the US and Europe by next year. In a large... Read more
Artificial micro-human machines to replace animals in lab tests
The artificial human machines, each the size of a microchip, will simulate the response of humans to substances inhaled, absorbed in the gut or circulated through the bloodstream. Early versions comprising an artificial lung, liver, kidney, heart and gut are already being used to test cosmetics, chemicals and drugs,... Read more
Rain in Karachi

Rain in Karachi

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Weather of the city turned pleasant after a spell of light rain today afternoon. According to reports, the areas which received rain included Saddar, Airport, Shah Faisal Colony, Malir, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Baloch Colony, Gulistan-e-Juahr and other areas. Read more
More parents comfortable with the idea of “outsourcing” parenthood
Researchers, have determined that many modern-day parents are comfortable off-loading traditional parental duties to professional care-givers. Recognising a need for help, many businesses now offer traditional care-giving services ranging from planning birthday parties to teaching children how to ride a bike. Researchers found that by outsourcing traditional parental duties,... Read more
JI chief seeks ‘democratic’ means for change
Amir Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Sirajul Haq, has said the federation would be in danger if country was deprived of the Constitution as a result of political crisis. “Real protectors of the country are masses, not weapons or institutions,” he said while speaking to media persons in Islamabad following a conference... Read more
FIR filed against Imran, Qadri, others under anti-terror law
A case has been registered under terrorism and other laws against Imran Khan, Dr. Tahirul Qadri and other leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT). PTI ally Shaikh Rasheed and party leaders Jahangir Tareen, Shah Mehmood Qureshi and others said to be booked in the FIR... Read more
Nasa’s Mars rover to have its memory reformated
Nasa’s Mars exploration rover Opportunity is set for a flash memory reformatting after experiencing an increasing number of computer resets. The US space agency is preparing to download all useful data remaining in Opportunity’s flash memory to earth and switch the rover to an operating mode that does not... Read more