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...
Fashion buffs gear up for mega fashion event
One of Pakistan’s largest fashion showcases: Fashion Pakistan Week Autumn/Winter 2014 (FPWAW 2014) commences today.  The three day fashion event is a much looked after event. Since the weather has simmered down, we can assume we’ll be seeing lots of darker hues on the runway this time with rich... Read more
Mission to ‘liberate’ Pakistanis to continue: Qadri
Dr. Tahirul Qadri, chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek, has said he wants to liberate millions of Pakistan from enslavement of corrupt and oppressive rulers. Addressing sit-in participants in Dule Wala, a village in Ferozpur Tehsil, – Punjab, the PAT chairman, who is currently ailing due to heart problems and delivered... Read more
Kenya to play five ODIs in Lahore
Pakistan Cricket Board Tuesday announced the schedule of matches during the Kenya cricket team’s tour to Pakistan due next month. The PCB said that Kenyans will arrive in Pakistan on December 11 and it will play five one-day international matches. These ODIs will all be played at Qaddafi Stadium,... Read more
Hughes in critical condition after bouncer knock out
Australian batsman Phil Hughes was in a critical condition in hospital Tuesday after being hit on the head by a bouncer in a Sheffield Shield match. Looking to press his case for a recall to the Test side, the South Australian opener, who was wearing a helmet, had scored... Read more
Hafeez rejoins Pakistan after bowling action test
Pakistani all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez will join his side for the third and final test match against New Zealand at Sharjah after undergoing a bowling action test at Cardiff. It should be noted that Mohammad Hafeez had to undergo a bowling action screening after being reported in the test match against the... Read more
BISP chairman tenders resignation
Chairman of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Anwer Baig resigned from his position on Tuesday. Baig submitted his resignation letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during a meeting which took place before the premier’s departure to Nepal in order to attend the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit... Read more
Pakistani man didn’t die from Ebola according to WHO
The World Health Organization clarified earlier today that a man who died this morning in Faisalabad was not infected by Ebola virus. Zulfiqar Ali, who arrived in Pakistan from West African country of Togo 10 days ago, was admitted at Allied Hospital in Faisalabad couple of days back. It... Read more
Hunger Games tops US box office
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 tallied $123 million in ticket sales to top weekend box office charts and score the year’s biggest U.S. opening, according to studio estimates. The third installment of the blockbuster Hunger Games action movie series starring Jennifer Lawrence added a further $152 million at... Read more
Military air strikes in NWA kill 19 militants
Military air strikes in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) have killed at least 19 terrorists and eight others in the volatile region in an ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb, on Tuesday. Sources said those killed in the attack included a senior commander of militants. Air strikes, artillery, mortars and ground troops have all... Read more
Nano particle platelets to help control bleeding
Scientists, including two of Indian-origin, have developed new synthetic platelets that mimic and outperform natural platelets at controlling bleeding. Researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara turned to the human body’s own mechanisms for inspiration in dealing with the necessary and complicated process of coagulation. By creating nanoparticles... Read more
Kot Radha Kishen case: CJ to summon hearing on SC’s suo moto notice
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJ) Nasir-ul-Malik on Tuesday has ordered to summon a hearing on the suo moto notice taken by Supreme Court (SC) on Kot Radha Kishen case and issued notices to regional and district police officers. According to sources, SC has received a detailed report from Inspector... Read more
PM accepts Zahid Hamid resignation
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday accepted the resignation of Zahid Hamid as federal minister for science and technology. The resignation was formally approved by the prime minister three days after Hamid stepped down as minister following orders from a special court that Hamid should also be nominated in the... Read more
Imagination, reality flow in opposite ways in brain
Imagination and reality flow in opposite directions in the brain, according to a new study. Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison tracked electrical activity in the brains of people who alternately imagined scenes or watched videos. “A really important problem in brain research is understanding how different parts of... Read more
Four wounded in Quetta group clash
Group clash in Balochistan’s capital of Quetta on Tuesday (today) wounded four people including Chairman of Pashtun Youth Force. According to Police, two groups clashed in Quetta’s Pashtunabad area over an old dispute due to which four people, including Chairman of Pashtun Youth Force Waheed Khan Achakzai and a child, were... Read more