6 miners dead, 2 trapped after coalmine collapse in Balochistan’s Harnai
Six coal miners were killed and 2 trapped as  a coalmine collapsed in Balochistan’s Harnai district on Thursday night....
Perera to captain Sri Lanka in T20 series against Pakistan
Sri Lanka announced a 15-man T20 squad for the three-match T20 series against Pakistan on Saturday. Thisara Perera will...
35 Egyptian police, troops die in clashes with militants: sources
At least 35 Egyptian troops and police officers were killed in clashes with militants in the Bahariya oasis in...
Fast food slows down children’s brains: Latest Study
Parents, please note! Fast food may slow the brain and make children perform worse in school, a new study has warned. In the study of more than 8,000 participant children who ate the most fast food were found to have poorer scores in tests for maths, science and reading.... Read more
Novaira Masood making waves in Hollywood
Pakistani software engineer, Novaira Masood, and her team, were behind the stunning, innovative animation  in  Angelina Jolie’s Maleficent. She, along with her team  was responsible for the three fairies in the movie. Not only this, but Novaira has also worked on visual effects for some popular Hollywood films, like... Read more
3 more children die in Thar

3 more children die in Thar

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Death toll in Thar rises to 234 as three more children died of famine earlier today. Hunger continued to claim lives in Thar as children continue to suffer deprivation of food and water in Mitthi and Diplo while the relief activities in the area remain suspended. 122 dispensaries and basic... Read more
Execution of eight more terrorists
Countdown begun to take eight more convicted terrorists to their logical end as authorities finalized arrangements for execution of the condemned prisoners in Hyderabad and Faisalabad jails. Three prisoners are ready to be sent to gallows in Hyderabad. Shahsawar and Shabbir were sentenced to death in PIA plane hijacking... Read more
Misbah will be playing in World Cup as captain, PCB chairman confirms
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Shaharyar Khan on Tuesday announced that Misbah ul Haq would play in the World Cup as the captain of the team. “Misbah’s performance is very good, he has broken world records against teams such as Australia. He has always played,” he said firmly. The... Read more
Afridi, others served notice over TV advertisement
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) today issued a show-cause notice to four cricketers over violation of central contract. Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi, Fawad Alam, Muhammad Irfan and Wahab Riaz appeared in a TV advertisement without seeking permission from the cricket board. The central contract makes it mandatory for players to... Read more
Mehreen Jabbar: A profile
It may well be the first time that Mehreen Jabbar has worked with Six Sigma Plus and scriptwriter Vasay Chaudhry for her drama serial Jackson Heights, however she has a distinct knack for picking up real world liek suituations and weaving her characters around them Clever with her craft,... Read more
ICC names Tendulkar as World Cup 2015 ambassador
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced Sachin Tendulkar as the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Ambassador. According to the ICC statement, it will be the second successive time that the India maestro will be the Ambassador of ICC’s pinnacle tournament, after he fulfilled the role in the previous event, which was co-hosted by Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka... Read more
PM summons APC on Wednesday
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has summoned All Parties Conference (APC) for Wednesday to take political leadership into confidence over measure meant to uproot terrorism. PM announced the decision at a high-level meeting he presided over to hold consultation with key cabinet members, legal experts and military officials over national... Read more
Explosives found from madressah run by Maulana Abdul Aziz
Explosives were found from a seminary (madressah) in Rajanpur during a police raid on Tuesday. The law enforcers said the madressah was run by Lal Masjid (Lal Mosque) cleric Maulana Abdul Aziz. Police detained the custodian of the seminary – named Abdullah – and registered a case against him. Police launched a raid in the seminary on a tip-off... Read more
Shahroz Sabzwari off to bollywood with ‘Luv Story’
After what has been a fruitful year for Pakistani celebrities to work across the border, another welcome name added to the roster is that of Shahroz Sabzwari, who will soon be making his Bollywood debut in acclaimed Bengali director Riingo Banerjee’s upcoming project titled Luv Story. Luv Story also... Read more
11 terrorists were involved in Peshawar school attack, 4 managed to escape
Initial report states that eleven terrorists were involved in last week’s barbaric attack on Army Public School in Peshawar, however, four of them managed to escape from the scene. At first, seven terrorists arrived in Bihari Colony through Ghundi Camp route at 3:00am where four of their accomplices were... Read more
Pakistani play Dara debuts at London’s National Theatre
LAHORE: The National Theatre has 960 seats and 36 shows. With a director who has previously won an Oscar, Ajoka’s play ‘Dara’ – the very first South Asian play to be shown there – may just create huge waves in London. Help and collaboration with a British Pakistani platform... Read more
Multiple bomb attacks in north Nigeria bus station, market: At least  27 dead
Multiple bomb attacks at a bus station and a market in north Nigeria yesterday killed at least 27 people and wounded around 60, officials stated. No group immediately claimed responsibility for either attack. However, Boko Haram insurgents have repeatedly set off bombs targeting civilians, especially in the northeast where... Read more