No compromise shall be made towards defence  irrespective of the constraints: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) today. On the occasion COAS...
Jagga Jasoos actor Bidisha Bezbaruah found dead in her flat
Actress-singer Bidisha Bezbaruah has been found hanging from a ceiling fan, from her flat at Sushant apartment in Gurgaon...
Over 1,000 pilgrims stuck at Pak-Iran border
Over a thousand pilgrims from south Punjab have been stuck at the Mir Java, Iranian border for five days....
After Punjab, Petrol crisis hits Karachi
After fuel crisis in Punjab, longs queues outside fuel filling stations on Monday evening have been witnessed in Karachi. According the All Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association, widespread rumours caused consumers to buy extra fuel in panic and almost twenty five percent of petrol stations had already shut down. Shabbir Sulemanji,... Read more
Seven militants killed in Bajaur clash
Seven militants were killed in a clash with security forces in Bajaur Agency near the Afghan border, on Monday. According to a senior official, during an operation in the Salarzai town in Bajaur tribal district along the Afghan border, heavy exchange of fire took place when a group of militants attacked... Read more
Star wars Storm trooper armour saves man’s life
A Star Wars fan has been saved from a highly venomous snake bite by his storm-trooper outfit. Scott Loxley is raising money for charity by walking around Australia disguised as a desert stormtrooper, or sandtrooper, from the classic ‘Star Wars‘  film series. The 47-year-old said the suit armour protected... Read more
Now: Nano-wire clothes to help keep us warm
Scientists have developed a novel nano-wire coating for clothes that can both generate heat and trap the heat from our bodies better than regular clothes. The technology could help us reduce our reliance on conventional energy sources, researchers said. Researcher Yi Cui from Stanford University and colleagues note that... Read more
PML-N minister claims JuD not a terror outfit, but a ‘charitable’ one
Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain has said that, “there was no reason to ban the Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) since it is not a terrorist organisation but rather a charitable one”, the leading Indian newspaper ‘The Hindustan Times’ reported earlier today. The announcement comes just days after Pakistan decided... Read more
One month after the APS School Massacre that killed more then 134 innocent children, Overload released a song as a tribute to the lost children. The song, which was released on January 15, pays homage to all those children who lost their lives last year. “In 2014, we lost... Read more
Stuart MacGill Sues Cricket Australia
Former test spin bowler Stuart MacGill is suing Cricket Australia for $1.6 million Australian dollars ($1.3 million). He claims he is owed this amount in unpaid match payments and prizemoney. MacGill filed a writ in the Supreme Court of Victoria on Monday seeking $1,640,890 in match payments and prizes... Read more
Miss Lebanon not happy with ‘photo-bombing’ Miss Israel
Miss Universe contestants are keen to proclaim their desire for world peace, but this year’s Miss Lebanon has declared war after claiming Miss Israel barged in uninvited during a group “selfie.” Saly Greige took to her Facebook page to declare that Israel’s Doron Matalon had pushed her way into... Read more
Belgian Terror cell mastermind still at large
The presumed mastermind of the terrorist cell dismantled this week in Belgium remains at large, a Belgian minister said yesterday, after arrests in Greece. Asked if the suspected leader remained on the run after two people were arrested in Athens Saturday in connection with the Belgian probe, Justice Minister... Read more
35 Syrian soldiers killed in air Crash
At least 35 Syrian soldiers were killed overnight when an army cargo plane crashed in bad weather in the northwest of the country, a monitor said yesterday.. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the plane crashed after hitting electricity lines in heavy fog in Idlib province, a claim... Read more
Fox News apologises for monumental gaffe
In an unusual move, Fox News – the American news channel notorious for its biased reporting – has apologised for airing false claims on its shows that there are Muslim-only “no-go zones” in England and France. Fox Report host Julie Banderas apologised for the errors during her show. “Over... Read more
SBP expected to cut Discount rate by 50 basis points
With most economic indicators justifying monetary easing in the next policy announcement, a majority of analysts expect the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to reduce the discount rate by at least 50 basis points. SBP Governor Ashraf Mahmood Wathra will read the monetary policy statement at a press conference... Read more
Bulls roar at KSE last week
The stock market registered an increase for the fourth consecutive week as expectations of a discount rate cut and return of foreign buying resulted in the benchmark KSE-100 index gaining another 461 points (1.4%) to close at a new all-time high of 33,786. The KSE-100 index closed positive in... Read more
Smartphone penetration gradually increasing
Both conventional retailers and e-commerce portals have witnessed a significant jump in their smartphone sales in recent months. The retailers attribute the surge to the launch of third-generation 3G and 4G mobile broadband services. Though the smart device market was already growing, industry sources said the recent launch of... Read more