FIA arrests KDA Director General Nasir Abbas
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)  arrested Karachi Development Authority (KDA) Director General Syed Nasir Abbas was arrested over illegal passports....
Karachi land mafia trying to take over Aisha Bawany College: Director colleges
Mohammad Mashooque, Director Colleges, Karachi on Saturday said that a land mafia is behind attempts to take over Aisha...
SHC orders reopening of Aisha Bawani College
The Sindh High Court on Saturday suspended the order  of the local city court to seal Aisha Bawani Government...
Anti-polio drives underway in Karachi, Quetta
Anti polio drives are underway in Karachi and Quetta on Monday. In Karachi, anti polio drive is underway in 11 Union Councils (UCs). This is the first time the children are being immunized through vaccines. It was decided by the polio officials to administer the drops through an effective method. Strict security measures have been taken... Read more
ATC orders Qadri’s immediate arrest
 An Anti-Terrorism Court in Rawalpindi demanded the immediate arrest of Pakistan Awami Tehreek chief Tahirul Qadri on charges of attacking police officials. Special Judge Chaudhry Abdul Qayyum ordered the PAT chief should be arrested in response to an FIR registered by Lilla police station in Jhelum. According to details, PAT workers had... Read more
Comet landing is physics “event of the year”
The first ever landing of a man-made probe onto a comet by the ESA’s Philae spacecraft has been named the Physics World Breakthrough of the Year for 2014.  Nuclear fusion with lasers and a tractor beam %are also among the 10 physics breakthroughs of the year, as chosen by... Read more
Genes tell story of how birdsong and human speech are nearly identical
Scientists of a city-based premier eye institute and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, US  claimed to have discovered potent stem cells in eye that possess the ability to restore lost vision. “The new treatment could eventually become an alternative to corneal transplantation,” Dr Sayan Basu, Consultant Corneal... Read more
Scientists discover stem cells that can help actually restore sight
Scientists of a city-based premier eye institute and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, US  claimed to have discovered potent stem cells in eye that possess the ability to restore lost vision. “The new treatment could eventually become an alternative to corneal transplantation,” Dr Sayan Basu, Consultant Corneal... Read more
Pakistan, India produce new play ‘Milne Do’ together.
Pakistani band Laal has been chosen to represent the country at theatre play Milne Do which features theatre artists from Pakistan and India. The play is expected to be performed in March 2015. According to Times of India, the proposed lead, Indian actor Imran Zahid, will be travelling to... Read more
Sadiq challenges NA-122 vote recount decision in LHC
Challenging an election tribunal decision pertaining to vote recount in NA-122 constituency, National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq filed a contempt of court petition against tribunal judge Justice Kazim Ali Malik in the Lahore High Court on Monday. Sadiq said that Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s appeal for vote... Read more
Govt’s Plan D is development, says Nawaz
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the “Plan D” of the federal government is to develop Pakistan. PM Nawaz, while inaugurating the overlay and modernization of Islamabad-Lahore Motorway (M-2) at a ceremony in Chakwal, said that there a time of prosperity will come. Nawaz said that one day the power crisis end and power rates will be less. He added that... Read more
Japanese PM Abe re-elected amidst record low turn out in snap polls
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won comfortable re-election  in a snap poll he had billed as a referendum on his economic policies, but a record low voter turn-out threatened to cloud any mandate. Despite only around half of voters casting a ballot, the conservative Abe claimed popular endorsement for... Read more
Khan arrives in Lahore, vows celebration
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, on Monday arrived in Lahore to spearhead his party’s anti-government protest. “There will be a peaceful protest and successful strike in Lahore coupled with our celebrations… There is no other way but protest against election rigging,” Khan spoke to media persons soon after... Read more
Haiti prime minister resigns amid political crisis
Haiti´s Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe announced his resignation early morning yesterday, following repeated calls for him to step down amid anti-government protests and a political crisis in the impoverished Caribbean nation. Lamothe´s resignation had been widely expected after President Michel Martelly said Friday that the prime minister was ready... Read more
Obama briefed on Australian hostage situation: White House official
US President Barack Obama has been briefed about the situation at a cafe in Sydney where hostages were being held and a flag had been displayed, a White House official said Sunday. Lisa Monaco, the president´s top counter-terrorism advisor, had spoken to Obama about events in the Australian city,... Read more
Australia: Hostages held inside Sydney cafe by suspected Muslim terrorists
Hostages were being held inside a cafe in central Sydney earlier today with a flag displayed against a window, according to witnesses and reports, while police said they were also responding to an “incident” at the nearby Opera House. Martin Place in the central business district was shut down... Read more
Lahore press club fetes Ali Zafar
Internationally renowned super star Ali Zafar was awarded an honourary life-time membership of the Lahore Press Club at a ceremony held at the club last week. Speaking at the session titled ‘Meet the press’, Zafar told journalists that Kill Dil is his sixth film in Bollywood and like always, the... Read more