FIFA will not tolerate racism at 2018 World Cup
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said racism will not be tolerated at next year’s World Cup in Russia, adding...
NBC sacks newsman Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct
NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pakistan airstrikes, gun battle kill 55 militants
At least 55 militants were killed in airstrikes and a gun battle with ground forces in Pakistan’s troubled northwest where the military launched a major offensive this year, officials said Saturday. The army intensified its offensive after the massacre of 150 people in a school in Peshawar this month,... Read more
Arrest warrant out for Maulana Abdul Aziz
 A Pakistani court has issued an arrest warrant for a hardline Islamic cleric who suggested the massacre of school children in country’s worst ever terror attack was understandable, after he allegedly threatened people criticising him. Maulana Abdul Aziz, the pro-Taliban cleric and head of the Red Mosque in capital... Read more
Zardari rejects differences with Bilawal
Co-chairman Pakistan People’s Party, Asif Ali Zardari Saturday rejected reports that his son Bilawal Bhutto Zardari’s was angry with him over certain political decisions. “There is no truth in the rumours, propagandized by our rivals, that I and Bilawal are drifting apart,” Zardari said addressing a memorial rally held... Read more
12 terrorists, 2 soldiers killed in attack on Orakzai Checkpost
Security forces killed 12 militants in retaliatory action when they attacked their check post in Orakzai Agency early morning today. Similarly, last month, two Frontier Corps (FC) personnel were killed and six others injured when terrorists attacked their check post in Orakzai Agency, while 15 militants were killed in... Read more
Hybrid flight takes off: Dawn of a new era?
The first ever hybrid aircraft to be able to recharge its batteries took off thursday — potentially signalling the beginning of a new form of low-carbon, green flight. Cambridge University researchers teamed up with Boeing to make the plane. They hope that the plane will be able to provide... Read more
Coming Soon: World’s smallest hearing aid
LONDON: An international team of researchers has designed the world’s smallest hearing aid which is so tiny that it is almost “invisible”. The hearing aid called ‘Nanoplug’ is meant to be less intrusive than other such devices, less noticeable and less expensive. The device is just 7.1mm x 5.7mm... Read more
Taliban top commanders among 23 killed in Datta Khel
Pakistani fighter jets on Friday mowed down at least 23 militants including “top commanders” in Datta Khel. “Late on Friday warplanes pounded militant targets in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan Agency (NWA) with much success. On top of killing 23 insurgents, the blitz also destroyed an underground arms/ammunition dump... Read more
115 suspects held in Nowshera
The police on Friday arrested 115 suspects including eight illegal Afghan refugees and 20 in an extensive search operation in Pabbi Circle. According to police, the detained suspects were wanted for various violent crimes including murder, attempted murder, possession of illegal arms, etc. Besides, arms, police also recovered 60... Read more
PPP all set to mark BB’s death anniversary today
All the arrangements have been completed to observe 7th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto at today (Dec 27). The workers and leaders of Pakistan People Party (PPP) belonging to the across the country will participate with zeal in the function to be held at Larkana. PPP... Read more
Ya Allah Ya Rasool Benazir Beqasoor: Bilawal
Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari (BBZ) will not attend his mother’s death anniversary ceremony in Larkana today. BBZ is under treatment in a north London hospital, has been advised to avoid long distance travel for as long as his physicians do not allow him. Speculations in... Read more