Speedo Bus Service to be launched in Bahawalpur, Lodhran
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says his government is spending billions of rupees for the provision of comfortable and...
Road ire claims life in Karachi
One person killed and three injured on Sunday morning after a vehicle was fired upon at the Sea View...
LEAs arrest 11 terrorists, recover huge cache of weapons in Balochistan
FC Balochistan, intelligence Agencies and levies conducted Intelligence Based Operations (IBOs)  in various parts of Balochistan. According to the...
British PM David Cameron rushed to his car by bodyguards after man confronts him
British Prime Minister David Cameron was bundled into his official car by his bodyguards on Monday after a member of the public ran into him in what looked like a serious security breach, video footage showed. In August, Britain raised its terrorism alert to the second-highest level with Cameron... Read more
Amir may stage comeback in domestic cricket
Fast bowler Mohammad Amir will made a comeback in the domestic cricket circuit. According to Chief Executive of International Cricket Council (ICC) David Richardson the rules on banned players are likely to be relaxed in a new code of conduct. David during a press conference said the revised code of conduct... Read more
Punjab Assembly adopts “Local Government and Free Education bills”
The Punjab Assembly approved the Free Education Bill 2014. According to the bill, education up to 16-year children has been made mandatory and parents, who refuse to send their children to schools, will be fined. Addressing the house, Provincial Education Minister Rana Mashood Ahmed Khan said “Our aim is to... Read more
Chief of Army Staff to visit US in November this year
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif will visit United States of America (USA) in November. According to Inter-services Public Relations (ISPR), COAS will visit to United States for 7 days and meet senior military and political leaders to discuss important security matters. This is Raheel Sharif’s first... Read more
Taliban storm Afghan court, kill 7
Taliban militants attacked a court in northern Afghanistan on Monday and killed at least seven people including prosecutors, shooting them in their offices at close range, officials said. The raid was mounted in Kunduz, a city which the insurgents have encircled in recent weeks and attempted to storm, so... Read more
Airstrikes kill 33 militants in Datta Khel
Pakistani gunship helicopters on Monday targeted suspected hideout and killed at least 33 militants. According to the media  “In two different airstrikes in North Waziristan today, nine terrorist hideouts were destroyed killing a total of 33 terrorists,” a military statement said. The airstrikes were carried out in Datta Khel and Gharlamai... Read more
“Everyone loves me!!!” claims Gullu Butt
Model Town’s  infamous mustachioed vandal  Gullu Butt today, denied charges of destroying public property and attacking police officials. Gullu Butt, was seen on TV damaging cars parked in the area where security forces and supporters of Tahirul Qadri clashed on June 17. An anti-terrorism court had indicted him for... Read more
Critically hurt US teen dies
A US teen who had been fighting for her life after a fellow high school student shot her in the head in a Friday rampage has died, the hospital caring for her said. Gia Soriano, 14, “passed away tonight as a result of her injuries,” Providence Regional Medical Center... Read more
Australian surgeons transplant ‘dead’ heart in revolutionary breakthrough
Australian surgeons said last week that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it in a transplant. Previously, surgeons relied on donor hearts from brain-dead patients whose hearts were still beating. But the director of Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital Heart... Read more
Ebola found to be at least 16 to 23 million years old, according to latest studies
The research shows that filoviruses — a family to which Ebola and its similarly lethal relative, Marburg, belong — are at least 16-23 million years old. Filo viruses likely existed in the Miocene Epoch, and at that time, the evolutionary lines leading to Ebola and Marburg had already diverged,... Read more
Multi-label stores: The future of fashion in Pakistan
There are a number of retailers who have brought established and budding designers from across the country, all under one roof. These multi-label emporiums are the ‘Go to” spot for the fashion  conscious. CEO of multi-designer store Labels and retailer Zahir Rahimtoola comments on the trending concept of multi-label... Read more
Ittehad Textiles launches flagship store in Islamabad
Ittehad Textiles opened a flagship store called ‘House of Ittehad’ at the bustling F-10 Markaz Friday evening. Ittehad Group CEO Nazim Sheikh said that the store launch was a step further in presenting their signature designs throughout the country, adding that they have come a long way in terms... Read more
SBP decides to facilitate Islamic banks
ISLAMIC banks can now manage their short-term liquidity more efficiently as the central bank has decided to start conducting open market operations in Ijara Sukuk, or Islamic bonds. The SBP had started conducting auctions of Ijara Sukuk in September 2008, providing Islamic banks (IBs) an opportunity to place their... Read more
Labour reforms a huge challenge for Indian PM Modi
INDIA’S labour laws are archaic, complex and sometimes utterly meaningless, which discourage entrepreneurs from expanding their workforce for fear of attracting the attention of greedy labour inspectors. Small and medium enterprises run by industrialists, traders and other entrepreneurs prefer not to hire additional staff, even if the business demands... Read more