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...
Pakistan may use nuclear weapons for defense
Former president General (Rtd) Pervez Musharraf  in an interview with India media (TVTN Managing Editor Rahul Kanwal) on Wednesday said that Indian Prime Minister  Modi has to change his attitude and avoid waging a ‘proxy wa’r against Pakistan. Talking to the Indian media, Musharraf alleged that Indian Prime Minister Narendra... Read more
London Police to drop money-laundering charges against Altaf Hussain
London Police have decided to formally drop all charges against Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Altaf Hussain in the infamous money-laundering case. According to reports from London, Crown Prosecution Service has taken a decision to effect mainly due to to lack of evidence. The case started  when London police recovered money... Read more
Younis Khan’s fighting ton defies Aussies in the first Test
Younis Khan hit a record-equalling century to guide Pakistan to 219-4 on the opening day of the first Test against Australia in Dubai on Wednesday. The 36-year-old right hander scored 106 for his 25th century to help Pakistan counter the fiery pace of Mitchell Johnson (3-22) after Pakistan won the toss... Read more
PM wants resolution of political issues in Parliament
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday emphasized that all political issues should be discussed and resolved on the forum of the  Parliament. He said “All political parties should play their due role in transforming Pakistan into a prosperous and developed country. We are trying to ensure good governance... Read more
Lowest ever temperature in universe recorded at Italian lab
Scientists at CUORE, an Italian institute have set a world record of the lowest temperature ever achieved in the universe. They cooled a copper vessel with a volume of one cubic meter to -273.144 degrees celsius. This is extremely  close to the near mythical ‘absolute zero’, which is equal... Read more
National Assembly takes note of cannibalism
11 private member bills including bills to curb cannibalism in the country and protect journalists and  were introduced in the National Assembly yesterday – a record in legislative business of the current parliamentary year. It was a private members day, and a bulk of legislative business was taken up,... Read more
Four dead babies found in Canadian storage locker
The bodies of four babies have been discovered in a storage locker in the western Canadian city of Winnipeg, police said yesterday. Police said they are “speaking with a number of individuals” as part of their investigation into the gruesome discovery, while an autopsy was underway. “It´s too early... Read more
With hits like ‘Manwa Re’, ‘Suno Ke Mein Hoon Jawaan’ and ‘Meray Log’, Ali Noor has achieved near cult status in Pakistan. Although Ali acquired much of his fame as part of the group ‘Noori’, the band is no longer together. But that doesn’t diminish Ali’s drive or talent.... Read more
Afridi XI beats Army XI in charity exhibition match for IDPs
Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi participated in a 10 over  exhibition cricket match for the people displaced by the Zarb-e-Azb military offensive in North Waziristan. The match was contested between Shahid Afridi XI and Pakistan Army. Thousands of spectators had gathered to watch the match between the two sides. Afridi brought smiles... Read more
Army successfully achieving its goals in operation Zarb-e-Azb: DG ISPR
Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Asim Saleem Bajwa on Wednesday stated that operation Zarb-e-Azb continues successfully in North Waziristan tribal regional. Talking to media at Baka Khel Camp, the army spokesperson said that miscreants have hidden huge amount of explosives in North Waziristan tunnels, which... Read more
TTP fires Shahidullah Shahid over support for IS jihadists
The influential spokesman of the Pakistani Taliban has been sacked for pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group and for feuding with his leader Fazlullah, according to a statement issued by senior commanders. It is the latest sign of deepening divisions in the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, which was formed in... Read more
431 children die of malnutrition in Thar
Another two children died of malnutrition at a hospital in Sindh’s famine-hit Tharparkar district where more than 431 babies have died over the past eight months. The desert region of Tharparkar is one of Pakistan’s poorest districts, spreads over nearly 20,000 square kilometers and is home to some 1.3... Read more
Another LoC violation: India resorts to ‘unprovoked firing’ in Sialkot sector
The Indian Border Security Force (BSF) resorted to bouts of unprovoked firing in Sialkot’s Charwah sector on Wednesday (today), according to ISPR. Indian troops targeted the civil population in villages along the working boundary. Aside from firing, the BSF also resorted to shelling after which the Chenab Rangers responded... Read more
After Sindh, MQM decides to part ways with PPP-led govt in Azad Kashmir
After quitting the Pakistan Peoples Party-led government in Sindh, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Wednesday (today) decided to part ways with the government in Azad Kashmir where it has been in an alliance with the PPP. This announcement was made by senior MQM leader Dr Farooq Sattar at... Read more