Rocker John Mayer undergoes emergency appendectomy
Rock singer-songwriter John Mayer on Tuesday went into emergency surgery for removal of his appendix, forcing his band featuring...
Ronaldo deserves more respect, says Real Madrid coach Zidane
Cristiano Ronaldo deserves more respect, Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said on Tuesday as he backed the usually prolific...
Lebanon’s Hariri rescinds resignation, drawing line under crisis
Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri rescinded his resignation on Tuesday, drawing a line under a month-long crisis triggered when...
Afghan forces launch operation in areas bordering Pakistan
Afghan security forces have launched an operation against militants in an eastern province seen as a rear base for the Pakistani Taliban which carried out a school massacre last week. Pakistan’s army chief General Raheel Sharif met Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Kabul in the aftermath of the school attack in the Pakistani city of Peshawar which killed... Read more
Govt plans to execute 500 terror convicts
Authorities plan to execute around 500 militants in coming weeks, officials said Monday, after the government lifted a moratorium on the death penalty in terror cases following a Taliban school massacre. Six militants have been hanged since Friday amid rising public anger over Tuesday’s slaughter in Peshawar, which left... Read more
Exercise changes DNA, shows study
We know that exercise can make us fitter and reduce our risk for illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. But just how a run or a bike ride might translate into a healthier life has remained baffling. Now new research reports that the answer may lie, in part,... Read more
Pakistan become Cern’s newest associate member
LONDON: Pakistan on Friday beat India in the race to become an associate member of Cern (European Organization for Nuclear Research), the world’s largest particle physics laboratory that recently found  evidence of “God particle”. A senior official of Cern had told TOI earlier in an exclusive interview in London... Read more
Imran Khan visits Army Public School with KP CM
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan and Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Pervez Khattak visited Peshawar’s Army Public School on Monday. Around 144 people including 132 children and nine staff members were killed when Taliban gunmen stormed into Army Public School on Tuesday. The two PTI leaders visited different parts of the school. The vehicles of Pervez Khattak and Imran... Read more
20 terrorists killed in failed east Syrian airbase attack
At least 20 Islamist State (IS) group members were killed in the second failed terrorist bid in a month to take over an air base in eastern Syria, a monitoring group said yesterday, “The IS tried, starting late Saturday, to storm the air base. A total of 20 jihadists... Read more
Mumbai attacks: Appeal delayed against bail order for Lakhvi
 A government prosecutor said on Monday he had been forced to delay his appeal against a court order which grants bail to the alleged mastermind of the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai. A judge in an Islamabad anti-terror court last week granted bail to Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, accused over the siege... Read more
Candlelight vigils for victims of Peshawar attack all over the US
In the last few days, Pakistani and other local organizations in Texas, and it’s two major cities, Houston and Dallas, organized vigil honoring lives lost in Peshawar school attack. Hundreds of people gathered and paid tribute to the students. South Asian community big radio Fun Asia Entertainment organized an... Read more
“watch what I´m going to do”: Cop killer to bystanders
Two uniformed cop were murdered by a man who told bystanders to “watch what I´m going to do” just before the killings. Candles, flowers and an American flag were placed at a makeshift memorial at the scene of the shooting, which apparently was out of revenge for the recent... Read more
Younis vows to play key role in World Cup
Veteran Pakistan batsman Younis Khan vowed to play a key role in the upcoming World Cup and help the team to lift the cup. Talking to media here on Monday, Khan said that he wanted to play like Javed Miandad as he played in 1992 World Cup. He expressed... Read more
Adnan Sami’s sweet “Sweeta”
The famous Adnan Sami Khan  has lent vocals to countless hit Bollywood songs. The singer recently provided his vocals to the track Sweeta from the movie Kill Dil. The song is about a boy who is madly in love with a girl and is one of the more rambunctious... Read more
Voice of the Youth:Dino Ali
For a better part of the previous decade Video Jockeys (VJ) and Radio Jockeys (RJ) in Pakistan were recognised as the voice of the youth. Since they had broken away from the rather monotonous style of presenting which had been there for years, they injected much needed flair and... Read more
PM directs AGP to proactively pursue cases with stay orders against execution
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday directed the office of the Attorney General of Pakistan and the top legal team to proactively pursue all cases where some courts have granted stay orders against executions of terrorists. According to a spokesperson, the prime minister said that the government is committed to eliminating... Read more
Anti-terror working group to finalize recommendations today
Anti-terror working group on Monday would finalize its recommendations and present them before the Action Plan Committee. A 14-hour long session of the parliamentary committee’s working group was held on Sunday in order to formulate recommendations and construe the role of citizens and speedy trial of terrorists to counter... Read more