Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Pakistan has potential for strong economic growth: study
Pakistan has the potential for achieving strong economic growth till 2030, says a study, provided it successfully overcomes five major...
When we talk about living a happier life in Pakistan, one is liable to hear, the by now ubiquitous refrain ‘you-must- be-kidding-right,’ but truly most of the people around the world, especially Pakistani’s, would agree. Pakistan has the essence of a truly multi-cultural society that has a mix of... Read more
Pakistanis resolutely braved terrorism menace: COAS
CALIFORNIA: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has said the Pakistani nation had resolutely braved the terrorism menace and they were standing with the army in war against militancy. Speaking in an interaction at Stanford, California in the United States,the COAS urged the international community to understand and... Read more
Govt ended dialogue with PTI, says Khattak
LAHORE: Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Pervez Khattak has accused federal government of ending the dialogue process with PTI. Pervez Khattak said that the claims of Chaudhry Nisar are tantamount to hollow promises. He claimed that the federal government ending the dialogue process with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). Khattak... Read more
PIA fined in UK over airhostess’s travel documents
LONDON: London immigration officials on Sunday imposed a fine of 2,000 pounds on Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) over violation of rules. The fine was imposed as PIA flight PK-785 was carrying an air hostess bearing an expired passport. The London-bound flight took off from Islamabad. The London immigration officials... Read more
Insufficient facilities: Sargodha hospital death tolls climbs to 23
SARGODHA: The number of children’s deaths in the wake of lack of facilities in Sargodha district headquarters hospital has reached to 21 in four days with two more deaths in the hospital today. The deaths that first reported on November 18 are still continuing to take place amid lack... Read more
PAT to flex political muscle in Bhakkar today
BHAKKAR: Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) is all set to stage a grand rally in Punjab’s city of Bhakkar on Sunday. Bhakkar is decorated with panaflex and flags of PAT for the rally whereas party activists are roaming around the city on cars, motorcycles and other transportation means to mobilize... Read more
Three terrorists killed in Tirah in fighting
BARA: The infighting between two militant groups in Tirah Valley of Khyber Agency killed three terrorists. Two other terrorists were also wounded in the armed clash. The three terrorists killed in the infighting belonged to banned Lashkar-e-Islam. The clash between proscribed Lashkar-e-Islam and Tauheed-e-Islamd erupted over some dispute in... Read more
PTI holds rally in Gujranwala today
GUJRANWALA: Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) will hold a public meeting in Gujranwala’s Jinnah Stadium today. The organizing committee has claimed to place 20,000 chairs whereas there is a capacity in the ground to host at least 30,000 people in three enclosures of the rally venue. Earlier, panaflexes of... Read more
A cup of ‘azadi chai’ for your resignation
Similarly in Pakistan, chai and doodh pati are probably our alternative to the west’s coffee. It can be safely assumed that chai is Pakistan’s most admired beverage. With chai dhabasenveloping our land, this delish trend is raring to go. Recently, a local chai dhaba came into business at Khadda... Read more
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to perform at Nobel Awards ceremony
Renowned singer and composer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is all set to perform at the Nobel Peace Prize Awards Ceremony that will take place in Oslo on December 10. He is the first Pakistani to receive the singular honour of performing at the ceremony. Each year, the Nobel Peace... Read more
Female Afghan MP injured but defiant after suicide attack
Afghan women´s rights campaigner Shukria Barakzai speaks in a tired whisper as she recovers in hospital from an assassination attempt that nearly killed her a week ago, but her message is strong and clear. “I don´t want the women of Afghanistan to be scared,” she told AFP at her... Read more
Bahrain goes to polls amidst total opposition boycott
Bahrain held legislative elections for the first time since a 2011 uprising, despite a boycott by the opposition that led the pro-democracy movement. The polls are being contested without a compromise in sight between authorities in the Sunni-ruled monarchy and the opposition, as highlighted by the two sides in... Read more
Nescafe Basement: Season 3
After the resounding success of the first two seasons, Nescafe Basement resumes, having launched Season 3 on November 19, 2014, according to a press release. The show will give 25 fresh, vibrant and versatile young artists from across Pakistan a creative platform to perform to their heart’s content. Zulfiqar... Read more