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...
Scotland Yard extends bail of Altaf Hussain upto April 2015
British police on Wednesday extended the bail of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain until April 2015 in a money laundering case. Hussain was arrested on June 3 after months of investigation by the authorities on suspicions of money laundering, but was later released on bail until December.... Read more
Kim Kardashian wedding pic tops Instagram most-liked list
A tasteful image of Kim Kardashian and Kanye West exchanging a wedding kiss was the most-liked Instagram of 2014, the photo-oriented social media website said Wednesday. Posted in May when the couple tied the knot in Italy, the photo — with the California reality TV star in a classy... Read more
Mian Mansha and Atif Bajwa fail to submit affidavit in SHC
The Sindh High Court (SHC) conducted the hearing of a contempt case against former chairman of MCB, Mian Mansha and ex-president MCB, Atif Bajwa on Wednesday. According to local news channels, in a hearing at SHC the petitioner took stance that despite court orders Mansha and Atif did not submit... Read more
Last day before 2014 Lux Style Awards
The highly anticipated 13th Lux Style Awards is set to take place in Karachi tomorrow (Thursday), with the announcement of winners from the field of entertainment and fashion. While the LSAs are usually a glamorous, star-studded evening — dubbed the ‘Pakistani Oscars’ — with stars dressed in their red... Read more
The lovely Vaneeza Ahmed and the fashion guru Deepak Perwani shone in Tonight with HSY with their views about their development as artists, acting and of course, fashion. The friendship of the trio was evident as they relived their  youth and related to how their work has transformed them.... Read more
Police baton-charges blind protesters in Lahore, several injured
In an incident of its own kind, blind protesters were badly beaten by baton-wielding police in Lahore on Wednesday. The incident occurred when protesters were staging a rally on Davis Road to advocate for their rights in view of World Disability Day. In an attempt to prevent the protesters... Read more
Napa to play host to International Music Festival
Capitalizing on music’s ability to rivet people, the National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) is set to host the International Music Festival from December 4 to December 7. “The main aim of the festival is to provide the residents of Karachi and music aficionados with an opportunity to listen... Read more
“Artificial Intelligence could spell end of human race” Stephen Hawking
British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has warned that development of artificial intelligence could mean the end of humanity. In an interview with the BBC, the scientist said such technology could rapidly evolve and overtake mankind, a scenario like that envisaged in the “Terminator” movies. “The primitive forms of artificial... Read more
American lady stabbed to death in mall in UAE
Police in Abu Dhabi are investigating the death of an American woman stabbed in a shopping centre toilets by a suspect wearing a Muslim veil, official media reported Wednesday. The motive for Monday´s attack in Boutik Mall was unclear. Witnesses said the 37-year-old American, who worked at a nursery... Read more
Sirajul Haq meets Imran Khan to end deadlock between PTI, govt
Jamat e Islami (JI) Ameer Sirajul Haq met Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan at his residence in Bani Gala on Wednesday to present advice forwarded from the government. Talking to the media after the meeting, Sirajul Haq said issue can be resolved if government formulates judicial commission whereas... Read more
Qadri vows to return as he leaves for US
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri said he will be back in Pakistan as soon as his medical treatment was completed. Qadri made this statement as he prepared for his departure from Lahore to the United States this morning. He cited ill health as the reason for his departure.... Read more
Philippines city braces for powerful typhoon
Authorities in a Philippine city ravaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan are today faced with how to keep residents still living in tents after the 2013 disaster safe as a new, powerful cyclone threatened to smash into the city. The state weather service said Typhoon Hagupit was heading west for... Read more
“Iranian jets carried out anti-IS air raids in Iraq”: US
Iranian fighter jets bombed Islamic State jihadists in eastern Iraq in recent days, but the strikes were not coordinated with US forces, the Pentagon said yesterday. “We have indications that they did indeed fly air strikes with F-4 Phantoms in the past several days,” Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John... Read more
Strings battles with Indian band Euphoria
Pakistani pop-rock band Strings and veteran Indian rockers Euphoria had a face off in a music battle in front of a crowd that exceeded 2000 people at the Red Bull Soundclash which took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre on November 28. The hosts for the night were... Read more