Poland helped Pakistan’s airforce at infant stage and later in missile and nuke technology: Ambassador Opalinski
The ambassador of the republic of Poland, Piotr A. Opalinski has paid glowing tributes to Pakistan government for offering...
6 miners dead, 2 trapped after coalmine collapse in Balochistan’s Harnai
Six coal miners were killed and 2 trapped as  a coalmine collapsed in Balochistan’s Harnai district on Thursday night....
Perera to captain Sri Lanka in T20 series against Pakistan
Sri Lanka announced a 15-man T20 squad for the three-match T20 series against Pakistan on Saturday. Thisara Perera will...
Qadri sees into Inqilab storm in 3 days
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri has said that the sit-ins have raised an ideological wave in the hearts and minds of the people and this wave will turn into a storm within next 2 to 3 days. He said that Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has admitted... Read more
Operation Zarb-e-Azb: 23 militants killed in fresh airstrikes
Twenty-three militants were killed in fresh airstrikes by Pakistan Army in remote Bandigar area of Ghulam Khan in North Waziristan Agency on Monday. According to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, Pakistan Army has successfully cleared the areas of Miranshah, Mirali, Boya, Degan and Dattakhel in the ongoing... Read more
PTI suspends Javed Hashmi’s party membership
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided to suspend Javed Hashmi’s party membership. According to sources, the PTI has suspended Hashmi’s membership as a worker and also party’s president. A show cause notice also issued to Hashmi, sources added. Earlier, addressing a press conference in Multan, Javed Hashmi challenged Vice Chairman... Read more
ECP admits irregularities in May 2013 polls
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has released a review report, wherein it is admitted that various irregularities were committed during May 2013 elections. A draft of the 175-page report titled ‘Post-Election Review Report (General Elections 2013)’ was released on ECP’s website. The report admitted that candidates got clearance... Read more
Federal cabinet decides to lift ban on Govt jobs
Federal government has decided to lift ban on new jobs in the government organizations. It was decided during the meeting of Federal Cabinet, presided over by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today (Monday) in Islamabad. Speaking to press conference is Islamabad after the meeting, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting... Read more
BMY Students make electric car that sets world speed record again
An ultra-light electric car built by students at a US university has set a new land speed record in its class, besting the previous mark by nearly 80kmph. Electric Blue, an E1 streamliner designed and modified by more than 130 Brigham Young University (BYU) students over the past 10... Read more
Hashmi challenges Qureshi to contest election against him
Estranged PTI leader Javed Hashmi on Monday challenged Shah Mehmood Qureshi to contest by-election against him from NA-150, if the latter resigned from his constituency. Addressing a press conference, Hashmi challenged Qureshi to resign and face him in the elections. “Imran is an innocent man, some party leaders used him for their... Read more
11 killed in armed clash in Balochistan
At least 11 people were killed in an armed clash between two groups near the Balgtar area of the Kech district in Balochistan. “The incident took place in a remote area of the district around 6pm on Sunday,” an official of Balochistan Levies said. The bodies were not brought... Read more
Deepika Padukone/ Times Of India  in tussle over cleavage
In a continuing debate, the Times of India (TOI) came out with a response today  to Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone’s criticism of the media group’s decision to zoom in on her cleavage. The OM Shanti OM  actress, had lashed out at TOI on Facebook saying “a character may demand... Read more
Now: A smartphone app can tell the user his state of mind
Your smartphone may tell if you are depressed, stressed or lonely, thanks to a first-of-its-kind app that automatically tracks users’ mental health, academic performance and behaviour. The StudentLife app, which compares students’ happiness, stress, depression and loneliness to their academic performance, also may be used in the general population... Read more
Syria air strikes kill 42, including 16 children
Syrian government air strikes killed at least 42 people, including 16 children, in Idlib province in the northwest, the pro rebel Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said earlier today. The air raids hit targets on Sunday afternoon and evening killed 19 people, including six children, outside the city of... Read more
“More than 130,000 Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey”: Turkish Deputy Prime Minister
More than 130,000 Syrian Kurds have fled across the border into Turkey, escaping an advance by Islamic State terrorists, Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said earlier today. “The number of Syrians has passed 130,000,” he told reporters in Ankara, warning that the number would likely rise. Blood thirsty... Read more
Karachi court acquits PPP MNA in multiple illegal weapons cases
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) MNA Shahjahan Baloch was acquitted on Monday in three cases of illegal weapons and hand grenades possession by sessions court in Karachi. Three cases of illegal arms possession had been registered against member of National Assembly Shahjahan Baloch. Additional District and Session Judge Sohail Jabbar... Read more
Election ‘record’ burnt in mysterious fire in Lahore
A ‘mysterious’ fire erupted at a basement of government school in Lahore reduced to ashes articles of the Election Commission of Pakistan, which were kept there. A PTI candidate Dr. Yasmeen had lost to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in this constituency (NA-120) with 39,000 votes whose record had now been burnt. The... Read more