Pakistan wins first gold medal in Asian Indoor Games
Pakistan Saturday took off with a flying start winning a gold, a silver and four bronze medals on the...
The Tubby Tyrant Strikes Again!
“Missile, Missile, Missile” screamed the radio stations and the TV channels as Japanese families woke up one early morning...
Polling under way in NA-120
Polling for the NA-120 by-election in 220 polling stations in Lahore commenced at 8am on Sunday. The seat fell vacant...
Imran, Qadri’s met in London: Shah Mahmood
Responding to Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique’s question, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday endorsed that party PTI chief Imran Khan and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri met in London. He further added that the both leaders only exchanged views and... Read more
‘Go Nawaz Go’ slogans a slip of tongue: Pir Sabir Shah
President PML-N KPK Pir Sabir Shah  after chanting “go Nawaz go” slogans in PMLN ‘Pakistan Stability Convention’ on Friday in Peshawar, held a press conference to  justify the mistake. Addressing to a press conference at press club, Sabir Shah termed the mistake a ‘slip of tongue’,  infact his party made a... Read more
Coke Studio finally unveils Ep 1 of Season 7
With one day for the television launch of the highly anticipated Coke Studio season 7, the platform released four songs along with their behind the scene videos from first episode on its website as well as their social media accounts facebook and Twitter.  Produced by Strings, the songs have... Read more
Angelina Jolie to direct famous paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey’s biopic “Africa”
Actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie has been hired to direct Africa, a feature film about paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard Leakey and his campaign against ivory poachers that threaten Africa’s elephants. The film, Jolie’s fourth directorial effort, is from Skydance Productions, the company behind recent Terminator and Mission: Impossible films.... Read more
Pakistani trade fair hit by thieves at Indian trade fair
Trade fair Aalishan Pakistan was hit by robbers and thieves as traders reported missing designer clothing items on the last day. Indian media report police sources as saying that three First Information Reports (FIRs) were registered on Friday by Pakistani sellers for the theft of clothes brought by them.... Read more
Khoobsurat is, in essence, a romantic comedy and a predictable one at that and recycles well known rom com and fairytale storylines. effectively making it a  “feel-good” movie in every sense of the word. The chemistry between the supporting cast is quite good, as is the development of the... Read more
Alibaba raises a whopping $25bn in its Wall Street debut
A buying frenzy sent Alibaba shares sharply higher yesterday as the Chinese online giant made its historic Wall Street trading debut. In early trades after the record public share offering, Alibaba leapt from an opening price of $68 to nearly $100 and, while it dropped back, was still up... Read more
Google to join Apple in boosting Android encryption
Google and Apple  said they are hardening encryption tactics on devices powered by their mobile operating systems The move should mean that even the government with its court-issued warrants will be blocked from getting hold of pictures, messages and other personal data stored on forthcoming Android or Apple smartphones... Read more
“London Plan” has failed: Saad Rafique
Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said that ‘London Plan’ has failed miserably. Addressing media at “meet the press” in Lahore, Saad Rafique asked four questions from PTI and PAT chief are as follow What was discussed between Imran Khan and Dr. Tahirul Qadri in London? Why Imran... Read more
Bears return to stock market
Profit-taking ahead of an eventful week-end pulled KSE-100 index down by 78.36 points yesterday, though the benchmark kept clinging to the 30,000 level at 30,015.80 points. Investors thought it was wiser to play safe and opted to square their positions as uncertainty over the political situation and the SBP... Read more
Massive over-billing been conducted by power companies: Report
A preliminary analysis of random data of electricity distribution companies (Discos) has found massive presumptive billing, overcharging and increase in system losses, leading to an outburst of public anger and increased consumer complaints. These initial findings are based on evaluation of about 150,000 consumer data across 10 distribution companies... Read more
White House press, staff briefly evacuated after intruder alert
White House staff and reporters were briefly evacuated yesterday night because of an intruder on the grounds, a witness said. President Barack Obama had just left aboard the Marine One helicopter for Camp David, the presidential retreat in nearby Maryland, when armed, uniformed Secret Service personnel ordered the press... Read more
Russian Air Force fighter jets intercepted by US aircraft near Alaska
Two Russian fighter jets entered a US “air defense identification zone” two days ago and were intercepted by American F-22 jets near Alaska, military officers said yesterday. The incursion on Wednesday was followed by a second incident on Thursday involving two Russian long-range bombers, which flew into Canada´s air... Read more