Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff . President of Pakistan Mamnoon...
Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had...
Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
PTI, Govt committees hopeful to resolve deadlock
A government delegation lead by Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar met the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) committee to peeve a way out from the prevailing political crisis here on Friday. Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar speaking to media after the meeting said that talks would continue on Saturday as well. He also added... Read more
IK firms not to go without PM’s resignation
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan reiterated that he would not end his sit-in without the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Addressing the participants of Azadi March on Friday, PTI Chief rejects the allegation that PTI had taken to the streets at establishment ‘s dictation and said “Its... Read more
Islamabad should be Vacate as soon as possible: Rehman Malik
The political jirgah expressed grief over the postponement of the visit of the Chinese President Xi Jinping. Talking to media Pakistan People’s Party lawmaker, Rehman Malik stressed on the need of vacating Islamabad from all the protesters. Malik also expressed his disgruntlement over the situation inside the Parliament. He added... Read more
Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan speaking to joint session of assemblies today offered a scathing reply to Chaudhry Nisar’s allegations against him yesterday. Read more
Nisar firms to give reply to Aitzaz, turns down PM’s request
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali is upset over being stopped by the Speaker to respond to Senator Aitzaz Ahsan in the Parliament’s joint session. The meeting between Prime Minister Sharif and Interior Minister continued for more than three hours. Chaudhry Nisar has refused to cancel his press conference, in... Read more
Iran says nuclear deal possible if world is ‘sincere’
A top Iranian negotiator said today that a comprehensive nuclear agreement with the West remains possible before a November deadline, as long as world powers are sincere during upcoming talks. Majid Takht-Ravanchi, deputy foreign minister for European and US affairs and a member of Iran’s nuclear negotiations team, made... Read more
British PM challenges NATO allies on ransom payments
British Prime Minister David Cameron has urged Nato allies not to pay ransoms for kidnapped nationals, as leaders of the Western military alliance met today to discuss their response to the threat of militants in Iraq. Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria are currently holding a British man... Read more
Newly identified galactic supercluster home to Milky Way
Our Milky Way galaxy now has a new address — it lies on the edge of a cosmic supercluster dubbed “Laniakea”! Astronomers have determined that our Milky Way galaxy is part of a newly identified ginormous supercluster of galaxies, dubbed ‘Laniakea’, which means ‘immense heaven’ in Hawaiian. The so-called... Read more
Argentine dinosaur may shed light on huge beasts
Researchers studying the remains of an enormous dinosaur — a creature that was bigger than seven bull elephants — have given it an equally colossal name: Dreadnoughtus, or “fearing nothing.” Scientists hope its unusually well-preserved bones will help reveal secrets about some of the largest animals ever to walk... Read more
How brain focuses on relevant objects
In spite of a barrage of visual information, the brain is able to focus only on important and relevant items? A unique population of shifting neurons in the brain helps it do so, says a study. The neurons shift in sensitivity toward different colours and directions depending on what... Read more
California all set to be first US state to ban plastic bags
California governor Jerry Brown said yesterday he will approve a ban on single-use plastic bags, in what would make the western US state the first to outlaw them. Lawmakers passed the bill late last Friday, and it now only requires Brown´s signature to pass into law. The governor must... Read more
Ninety percent political crisis resolved: Rehman Malik
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Rehman Malik has said that 90 percent of the ongoing political crisis has been resolved. Rehman Malik, talking to media in Islamabad, said that the decision, whether PM Nawaz Sharif should resign or not, has been left with the Jirgah. The People’s Party Senator,... Read more
Qadri appeals his followers to remain calm
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri today that he appealed to the participants of the sit-in to remain calm in “these hard” times. “Seek Allah’s help in these testing times…He will help you,” Qadri told his followers while delivering Friday sermon atop his container outside the Parliament House. He said that no parliamentarian... Read more
Threatening letter/knife sent to S. Korean defense minister
South Korean police and military officials have launched a joint investigation into a letter threatening to “execute” the country´s defence minister, officials said today. The letter and a kitchen knife were found by a delivery man last week when he tried to re-pack a torn parcel addressed to Defence... Read more