Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Pakistan has potential for strong economic growth: study
Pakistan has the potential for achieving strong economic growth till 2030, says a study, provided it successfully overcomes five major...
PTI, Govt to form judicial commission with coordination
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Govt. of Pakistan on Wednesday decided to form judicial commission with mutual coordination. According to the details, government and PTI have agreed to form the judicial commission to probe the alleged election rigging through mutual coordination. As per the initial reports, formation of the judicial... Read more
PM holds meeting with parliamentary leaders
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday held a meeting with a number of parliamentary leaders, belonging to different political parties. The parliamentary leaders included Syed Khursheed Shah, Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan, Raza Rabbani, Haasil Bazenjo, Sadruddi Rashdi, Farooq Sattar, Ijaz ul Haq, Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Mahmood Khan Achakzai, Aftab Ahmed... Read more
Floods affect more than one million in Pakistan
AFP reported that Floods have affected more than one million people in Pakistan, where at least 256 lives have been claimed, officials said Wednesday. “At least 1,091,807 people were affected in Punjab province and 31,800 in Pakistan-administered Kashmir,” National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA). The official said the affected people include those... Read more
Maulana Masood gunned down in Karachi
Religious cleric Maulana Masood Baig of Jamia Binoria Aalimiyah has been gunned down in North Nazimabad, Karachi on Wednesday. The incident took place when unknown assassins opened fire on the vehicle of Baig leaving him dead. Baig was also chief administrator in girls’ education department of Jamia Binoria Aalimiyah... Read more
Shah urges COAS to take notice of ‘exploiters’
Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Khursheed Shah urges Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif to take notice of those tried to exploit the name of army for political purposes. In a press conference while talking to media, shah said COAS would certainly fight any one challenging the mandate... Read more
Pillion-riding banned for ten days in Karachi
The Home Department of Sindh has imposed a ban on pillion-riding in Karachi for ten days, which will be in effect from 12 am tonight. The Home Secretary Sindh, Niaz Abbasi told that the ban was imposed after a request made by the Sindh Police in the view of current  law and... Read more
Moderate earthquake jolts Nawabshah
A moderate intensity earthquake jolted Nawabshah earlier today Concerned officials said that the centre of the 4.3 magnitude earthquake was an area 70 kilometre east of Nawabshah. As the people felt the tremor, they came out of their offices and homes in panic and started reciting Quranic verses and prayers for safety.... Read more
COAS Sharif, PAF chief discuss Zarb-e-Azb in meeting
Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt met Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif today. The COAS and air chief marshal exchanged views on ongoing operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’ in North Waziristan, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). They agreed that terrorism would completely be eliminated from... Read more
All time formula one racing great Michael Schumacher shifted from hospital to home
Former Formula One champion Michael Schumacher has left a Swiss hospital and will continue his treatment at home after a devastating ski accident in December, his family said yesterday. In a surprise announcement, a spokeswoman for the family of the retired German racing star said he was being moved... Read more
Drug resistant micro organisms may potentially render all available antibiotics useless
A couple of years ago, doctors were worried about multi-drug resistant microorganisms and the health problems caused by them. They are now worried about organisms that are “totally” drug resistant. Experts warn the rise of these microbes may render all the available antibiotics useless. These ‘superbugs’ have been cited... Read more
Taking sleeping pills for over 3 months increases risk of Alzheimer’s
Taking sleeping pills for over three months increases a person’s risk of getting Alzheimer’s by over 51%.  Taking benzodiazepines (widely prescribed drugs to treat anxiety and insomnia) is associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, particularly for long-term users, according to a study published in the British... Read more
‘Tonight With HSY’ premieres this weekend
Pakistan’s leading couturier Hassan Sheheryar Yasin’s much hyped late night show “Tonite with HSY” is set to air on September 13, 2014 on HUM SITARAY at 9:00 pm PST. The weekly show will feature Pakistan’s leading personalities from music, film and entertainment industry, including the likes of Mahira Khan,... Read more
Preparation of Cricket World Cup 2015 at final stage
With five months to go to cricket’s pinnacle 50-over tournament, the UAE is the first of the four qualifiers to arrive in Australia and New Zealand to hone its skills as part of a tour organised by the ICC’s High Performance Programme (HPP), International Cricket Council reported. The UAE... Read more
K-Electric to sponsor women’s football club
K-Electric has become the first corporate entity to sponsor a women’s football club after an MoU was signed between KE and BUFC (Baloch United Women’s Football Club) Karachi at a ceremony  at the KE House. The K-Electric CEO, Nayyer Hussain on this occasion said, “Women should also be given the same opportunities as... Read more