Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
Angry protesters in Ukraine dumped lawmaker Vitaly Zhuravsky  in the dumpster right outside the Parliament building in the capital Kiev on Tuesday. According to the details, angry protesters were protesting against the ‘ban on protest’  right outside the parliament building when Zhuravsky  was walking past the crowds when he... Read more
Imran Khan announces ‘Go Nawaz Go Day’ on Friday
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Tuesday announced to observe ‘Go Nawaz Go Day’ on Friday. He also announced to burn his electricity bill  and urged the protesters to burn their utility bills on Friday. Khan said the biggest protest gathering will take place on Friday reiterating that the... Read more
Renewed physician Dr Syed Mohibur Rab, dies in Karachi aged 83
The bereaved include his  widow, Masooma Rab, son Dr Tanveer Rab, two daughters – Dr Samina Hussain and Dr Shahina Rab – and uncoutable students across the world. The good doctor  was diagnosed with a brain tumour in March this year. According to his family, he was being treated... Read more
George, the goldfish survives high risk brain tumour surgery
George the goldfish was on the mend in Australia today after undergoing “high risk” brain surgery in an operation the vet described as “fiddly”. The 10-year-old fish had a tumour protruding from its head, leaving his owner with two options: to have it operated on or have the fish... Read more
New provinces need of the hour: Altaf Hussain
Mutahidda Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain once again demand for new provinces and it has become the need of the hour. While talking to media on Tuesday, Altaf Hussain suggested that new provinces would strengthen the federation of Pakistan. Altaf Hussain alleged that nationalists in Sindh still do not... Read more
Police sub-inspector in Islamabad resigns, joins PTI sit-in
A police sub-inspector has resigned from his job and joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) sit-in that continues for a month in the federal capital. Yasir, who arrived at protest sit-in in his police uniform, was taken on shoulders by jubilant PTI supporters amid anti-government slogans. The former cop said that... Read more
Dasti in trouble: Case registered for ‘fighting with police’
A case was registered earlier today  against independent MNA Jamshed Dasti and several others over charges of scuffling with the police. Dasti had opposed officials breaching a dyke in Muzafarrgarh, however they refused directives of the MNA saying a large portion of the district could be at risk if the dyke was not... Read more
Facebook users more likely to fall for scams: Study
A new study has indicated that individuals who are very active on Facebook become highly susceptible to ‘social media phishing’ attacks by criminals. The study observed that habitual Facebook users become suspects because they automatically respond to requests without considering how they were connected with those sending the requests,... Read more
George Clooney chosen for prize for humanitarian work
Hollywood megastar George Clooney will receive the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the Golden Globes for his work on screen and off, the organisation said yesterday. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which decides the awards, said Clooney was chosen in large part for his humanitarian work, in particular for... Read more
6 Egyptian policemen die in Sinai bomb attack
A bomb hit an Egyptian security force convoy in the Sinai Peninsula earlier today killing six policemen in the restive region where jihadists launch regular attacks. Two policemen were also wounded in the attack on the road between North Sinai provincial capital El-Arish and the town of Rafah on... Read more
Nonagenarian Nazi charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder
Germany charged a 93-year-old former member of the Nazi Waffen-SS yesterday with at least 300,000 counts of accessory to murder over his time at the Auschwitz death camp. The charges relate to the around 425,000 people believed to have been deported to the camp in occupied Poland between May... Read more
“Doosra” not illegal, says inventor Saqlain
Retired spin king Saqlain Mushtaq on Monday defended the controversial “doosra” delivery he invented, which has come under renewed scrutiny since fellow Pakistani Saaed Ajmal’s chucking ban last week. The doosra, which means “the second one” in Urdu, turns from legside to offside — the opposite direction to orthodox... Read more
Kashmiris working voluntary to help ease suffering of flood victims
The Hurriyet leaders activists youth and civilians are working voluntarily for providing relief to the flood victims in the Kashmir Valley. With the administration all but absent from the scene the Hurriyet leaders along with the civilians working voluntarily in held Kashmir. The educational institutions Madrasas commercial complexes government... Read more
2 civilians killed in shelling in Ukrainian conflict
Three civilians were killed in renewed shelling in the rebel-held city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine yesterday despite a ceasefire, the local authority said. Another five people were injured, city hall said in a statement today  without giving further details. Media correspondents had reported persistent shelling on Monday around... Read more