Dr. Asim Hussain leads prayer
Former petroleum minister and close aide of co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari Dr. Asim Hussain led...
Govt re-appoints Dr. Irshad as FBR chairman
The federal government has appointed Dr. Irshad as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue. According to sources sources, a...
Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
2nd Test:  Pakistan score 304-2
Younis Khan became the first batsman in 90 years to hit three hundreds in consecutive innings against Australia as Pakistan took early advantage of the second Test in Abu Dhabi on Thursday. The 36-year-old, who smashed twin hundreds in the first Test, notched 111 not out for his 27th century... Read more
President for unified approach towards national goals
President Mamnoon Hussain on Thursday stressed adopting continuity and a unified approach in pursuit of national goals and priorities in order to put the country on path of sustainable development. The President said, in this regard, the civil servants should act in unison and with dedication in achieving the... Read more
Pakistan Army steps up Khyber offensive on Taliban
Twenty-one suspected militants and eight soldiers were killed on Wednesday, the military said in a statement, but gave no figure for civilian casualties. National disaster officials say the fighting has forced more than 18,000 people to abandon their homes. Residents of the area say many people are caught between the two... Read more
PM takes notice of Thar famine, again
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday took notice of the reports of famine in Tharparkar district of Sindh and directed immediate supply of food and medicine to the affected people. The Prime Minister directed National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to submit a report in this regard. He also directed... Read more
Want to figure out if you are sick? Pop a pill
Google is exploring a way to search inside people’s bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease. A Life Sciences team at the special projects Google X Lab are experimenting with having “nanoparticles” hunt for signs of medical trouble in bloodstreams and then essentially... Read more
Gullu Butt sentenced to 11 years in prison
Gullu Butt has been sentenced to 11 years and three months in jail and fined Rs.111,000  for vandalising public properties in Lahore. A local anti-terrorist court announced its decision after hearing a case pertaining to the June 2014 violence which left at least 14 people dead following a clash... Read more
30 year old US man arrested over fake Obama assassination plot
A 30-year-old US man was arrested Wednesday and released on bail accused of lying to the Secret Service about a fake plot to assassinate President Barack Obama. Juan Medina allegedly called 911 on August 29 to say his former roommate was travelling to New York with two guns to... Read more
Fighter plane crashes in California: One dead
A fighter jet crashed yesterday near a US naval base in California´s Ventura County, leaving one person dead, rescue workers said. Federal and local firefighters “responded to the crash of a contract aircraft near the Point Mugu Naval Air Station,” northwest of Los Angeles, Ventura County´s fire department said... Read more
Heavy diggers in Sri Lanka hunt desperately for landslide survivors
Soldiers using heavy diggers stepped up their increasingly frentic search today for victims of a landslide in Sri Lanka, feared to have buried alive 100-300 people on a tea plantation. Hundreds of rescue workers clawed through tonnes of mud that washed away some 150 tin-roofed homes at the plantation... Read more
New York woman’s street harassment video goes viral
A video that shows a woman being pestered by men on the streets of New York has gone viral, sparking renewed debate about harassment endured by women and minority groups. The two-minute video shows actress Shoshana B. Roberts walking silently in jeans and a T-shirt through Manhattan as man... Read more
Sweden officialy recognizes Palestinian state
Sweden  officially recognized the state of Palestine, Stockholm´s foreign minister said, less than a month after the government announced its intention to make the much sought after move. “Today the government takes the decision to recognise the state of Palestine,” Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom said in a statement published... Read more
HSY selected as brand ambassador for “Quintessentially Lifestyle”
Pakistan’s premier  designer  Hassan Sheheryar Yasin’s (HSY) will be representing the world’s leading luxury concierge service provider” ” as its brand ambassador in Pakistan for 2014-2015, as reported in a press release. Quintessentially is a global Private Member’s Club, offering  lifestyle management services. “As one of the most recognisable names... Read more
Talha Asim selected  for Red Bull Music Academy in Tokyo
Talha Asim who performs under the pseudonym of Tollcrane was recently selected for the Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) sessions to be held in Tokyo from the 1st to the November 14 this year. Musicians have been shortlisted by the RBMA jury to attend workshops by renowned artists and... Read more
NBP’s 9-month earnings jump up to Rs12.1 billion
The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) posted profit-after-tax of Rs12.1 billion in the nine months (January-September) of this calendar year, an increase of 107 per cent compared to the same period last year,according to a press release yesterday. Pre-tax profit increased by 143pc to Rs18bn for the period under... Read more