Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Pakistan has it all to win the 2015 WC: Waqar Younis
Pakistan team coach Waqar Younis has high hopes for the 2015 World Cup saying the green-shirts have all it needs to win the extravaganza. Waqar said we are all excited about the mega event as it is the cricket world’s top event and everyone has their eyes on the... Read more
Oil prices down in Asia

Oil prices down in Asia

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Oil prices fell in Asia Wednesday as dealers await the latest US supply report for clues about production levels, while weak Chinese and German trade data also weighed, analysts said. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for January delivery slipped 86 cents to $62.96 while Brent crude for January was... Read more
Malala become youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner
Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai received the Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday as the youngest ever laureate, sharing her award with Indian child rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi. “A young girl and a somewhat older man, one from Pakistan and one from India, one Muslim, the other Hindu; both symbols of... Read more
SHO survives blast in Quetta
At least one child got injured in a remote control blast that took place yesterday at Sariab Road in Quetta. According to details, Station House Officer (SHO) Keechi Baig was the target of blast, however, he survived the attack. The blast took place near Quetta Sariab Mill which was planted... Read more
Pill to help curb obesity might be on the horizon
Scientists have made a significant start towards creating an obesity pill. A team of researchers from Imperial College London have discovered the exact brain mechanism that drives our appetite for foods rich in glucose and could lead to treatments for obesity. Glucose is a component of carbohydrates, and the... Read more
Afghanistan’s very own  ‘Bruce Lee becomes a national hit
From the ruins of a bombed-out palace above Kabul, a young Afghan man bearing a striking resemblance to kung fu legend Bruce Lee is high-kicking his way to Internet fame, aiming to show another side to his war-weary nation. Videos and photos of Abbas Alizada, 20, posted on the... Read more
CEC must take notice of election tribunal’s procedure: Khursheed Shah
Leader of the Opposition in National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah, on Wednesday urged newly appointed Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) to take notice of methods used by election tribunals in Sindh and Punjab. The opposition leader said in a statement that in Sindh, the tribunals declare a runner-up winter in... Read more
Kerry calls for three-year legal approval of war on IS
US Secretary of State John Kerry yesterday called on lawmakers to back a new three-year legal authorization supporting American military action against Islamic State militants. The US-led coalition has already carried out some 1,100 airstrikes in Syria and Iraq since September targeting IS extremists in a bid to defeat... Read more
CIA tortured, detainees: US senate report
The CIA misled the White House and public about its torture of detainees after the Sept. 11 attacks and acted more brutally and pervasively than it acknowledged, a US Senate report said yesterday, drawing calls to prosecute American officials. The Senate Intelligence Committee´s five-year review of 6.3 million pages... Read more
Usman Riaz: The unconventional musician
Usman Riaz is perhaps the most unconventional musician to have emerged from a country which is renowned for producing top-notch guitar players such as Amir Zaki, Meekal Hassan, Salman Ahmed and Faraz Anwar to name a few. He has gone beyond the usual strumming and striking of strings but... Read more
PCB may send Hafeez back to Pakistan after Sharjah ODI
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) may consider sending all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez back to Pakistan, following his suspension over a suspect bowling action by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Hafeez has been a key all-rounder for the team and captain Misbah-ul-Haq is eager to utilise his bowling services at the... Read more
Fearless Malala dares to dream….
Pakistan’s very own Malala Yousafzai, the world renowned campaigner of children’s rights and arguably Pakistan’s most loved face the world over, is more determined than ever to carry on her crusade, and aims to serve Pakistan by coming back one day and joining politics. The teenage activist, who at... Read more
Election tribunal issues detailed verdict on NA-122 probe
An election tribunal on Wednesday issued a detailed verdict over the opening of ballot bags in NA-122 constituency to probe allegations of poll rigging. The 18-page verdict instructed a single-member commission, comprising Mian Ghulam Hussain, to check the records after opening ballot bags in NA-122 and recounting each vote... Read more
Thar Drought: Seven more children die, death toll rises to 167
Drought situation in Sindh’s arid region of Tharparkar claimed the lives of seven more children on Wednesday. The death toll of children in Tharparkar has increased to 167. It should be noted that several children breathed their last in the drought stricken area on Tuesday as well. Insufficient rainfall and lack of vegetation significantly contributes to the famine situation in the region which causes malnutrition in mother... Read more