Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Although it’s termed a ‘teaser’ on the social media circut, the “promo” is fully over two minutes long and is the first ‘official’ trailer for the Avengers: Age of Ultron due to be released next summer. The teaser indicates dark times ahead for the Avengers. According to Deadline, the... Read more
US-led strikes kill more than 500 militants in Syria
US-led air strikes in Syria were reported today to have killed more than 500 militants in a month, as fighting raged in the embattled border town of Kobane. An AFP correspondent across the frontier in Turkey reported fierce clashes in several parts of Kobane early morning today, with heavy... Read more
Strike call against Modi’s visit to Kashmir
A shutter-down strike is being observed in Indian held  Kashmir to ptotest against the visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Security has been heightened for the Indian prime minister’s visit and several Hurriyat leaders including Syed Ali Geelani and Mirwaiz Umer Farooq have been placed under house arrest.... Read more
“Gullu Butt represents Pakistan!!” claims……. Gullu Butt
Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) earlier today has adjourned Gullu Butt’s case hearing till October 27. Gullu Butt talking to the media after the case hearing concluded said he expects justice from the court and he has apologized for his mistake. The colourful character shot to fame for vandalizing cars in Lahore... Read more
Bilawal says PPP does not need MQM to stay in power
Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) patron-in-chief, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, said on Thursday his party did not require MQM support to stay in power in Sindh. Bilawal’s remarks came four days after MQM announced to part its ways with PPP-led Sindh government over his public criticism against MQM chief Altaf Hussain.... Read more
“Game of Drones” Australian Bees wage genocidal war
Bee colonies in Brisbane (australia)  are waging war for months on end, sending waves upon waves of workers who collide, grapple and die. A genetic analysis of the battlefield fatalities showed that two different species of stingless bees were fighting for control of a single hive. The attacking swarm... Read more
Authorities seek suspension of cellular services on 9th, 10th Muharram in Lahore
District administration is considering ban on pillion riding and suspension of mobile phone services across the city  of Lahire during ninth and tenth Muharram due to security reasons. According to the District Administration Lahore, suspension of mobile phone services and ban pillion riding in the past remained helpful in... Read more
Karachi: QAT holds rally against demand of Sindh’s division
Qaumi Awami Tehreek (QAT) held a rally in Karachi to protest against a statement of Muttahida Qaumi Movement over division of Sindh. A large number of women members of Sindhiani Tehreek also attended the rally at Karachi’s M.A.Jinnah Road. The participants of the rally were holding placards and banners... Read more
Canada PM vows crackdown after capital shocked by fatal attacks
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper vowed to redouble the country’s fight against “terrorist organizations” abroad after a reported convert to Islam rampaged through parliament, shocking the usually tranquil capital city. Shortly after a gunman shot dead a soldier at the National War Memorial in central Ottawa on yesterday morning,... Read more
Day 2: Shafiq, Sarfraz take Pakistan to 328/5 at lunch
Captain Misbah-ul-Haq, Asad Shafiq and Sarfraz Ahmed charged the Australian attack today morning to take Pakistan to 328/5 at lunch on the second day of first Test being played at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Shafiq was unbeaten on 56, whereas Sarfraz was playing unbeaten on 27. Captain Misbah-ul-Haq... Read more
NA passes ‘condemnation resolution’ against Indian aggression
The National Assembly passed a condemnation resolution against persistent Indian aggression.  It was presented by Foreign Advisor Sartaj Aziz earlier today. The essence of the resolution expresses house’s grave concerns over the repeated and unprovoked violations of Line of Control (LoC) by the Indian armed forces. It further states the... Read more
Bombing at Nigerian bus station: 5 die
A bomb blast at a bus station in a north Nigeria area previously targeted by Boko Haram killed five people, police said today. Police in Bauchi state confirmed overnight witness reports of a huge explosion at the terminal in the town of Azare at 9:45 pm (2045 GMT). Bauchi... Read more
Partial solar eclipse over USA later today
A partial solar eclipse will be view-able across most of the USA later today, but experts urged would-be sky watchers to use the proper gear to avoid damaging their eyes. The eclipse will be visible when the Moon passes in front of the Sun, obscuring just about half its... Read more
Fusion energy: The elusive ‘Holy Grail’ of science
Nearly 700 scientists from across the world have gathered in St. Petersburg, Russia to compare notes on the most elusive of scientific dreams – fusion energy. The 25th Fusion Energy Conference is being attended by scientists from 43 countries. Fusion is what makes the Sun and billions of stars... Read more