Selena Gomez most-followed on Instagram, Ronaldo climb
Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo muscled his way into Instagram’s top-followed ranks this year as he documented his career...
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Strings launched the Cricket World Cup 2015 theme song with the intro-song theme of the official ICC World Cricket cup 92  song. “Phir se game utha dain” is the title of Pakistan theme song for the Cricket World Cup 2015 composed and performed by the Pakistani pop sensation ‘Strings’.... Read more
Djokovic masters Raonic to reach Australian Open semis
Serbian world number one Novak Djokovic blasted Canada s Milos Raonic in straight sets to make his fifth Australian Open semi-final on Wednesday. The top seed was in brilliant form in dishing out a 7-6 (7/5), 6-4, 6-2 hammering of the world number eight in two hours and will face defending champion Stan Wawrinka for a place in Sunday s... Read more
MQM annunces shutter-down strike after a worker found dead
A political worker of MQMwas found dead in Mochko area of Karachi on Wednesday. According to police, the deceased was identified as Sohail Ahmed, an activist of MQM’s Society Sector. Who was missing for several days. A case was also registered at Bahadurabad Police Station about his sudden disappearance.... Read more
Drone Strike in NWA: 6 terrorists killed
A US drone strike earlier killed at least six militants in Shawal. The strike targeted a Taliban compound in North Waziristan, one of seven semi-autonomous tribal districts that border Afghanistan and a hub for al Qaeda and Taliban militants since the early 2000s. “A US drone fired two missiles... Read more
Imran Khan exhorts religious right to raise voice against… vote fraud
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan earlier today, pinned the deteriorating socio-politco-economic plight of the country on the politicians, judges, and generals alike. “Pakistan was supposed to become a Islamic welfare state but unfortunately it did not as a small fraction of the population is looting national wealth, Khan... Read more
CM approves all inclusive Police emergency service “921”
Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Qaim Ali Shah has approved the proposal for establishing police emergency service “921” in the metropolis. In this regard the Chief Minister has put the Muhafiz Force, Madadgar 15, Madadgar 15 Call Centres, Central Command and Control Centre, complete premises of Hassan Square Police... Read more
Prof. Sibte Hasan’s suspected killer arrested
 Karachi police chief presented  the alleged  killer of Dr. Shakeel Auj, the dean of the Islamic Learning department of University of Karachi, before the media earlier today. Addressing a press conference in Karachi, police AIG Ghulam Qadir Thebo said the arrested suspect, identified as Mansoor, is affiliated with a... Read more
Jordan willing to free suicide bomber in return for downed pilot
Jordan said Wednesday that it was willing to free an Iraqi female militant from prison if the Islamic State group releases a Jordanian pilot unharmed. IS, in a video released Tuesday, threatened to kill airman Maaz al Kassasbeh and Japanese hostage Kenji Goto unless would-be suicide bomber Sajida al... Read more
5 year old’s family threatened with law suit over missed birthday party
The parents of a five-year-old boy have been threatened with court action because he missed a school friend’s birthday party. Derek Nash, from Torpoint, Cornwall, discovered an invoice for £15.95 had been put into son Alex’s schoolbag after he did not show up at the party. Mr Nash said... Read more
Hezbollah attacks Israel: Claims multiple casualties
Hezbollah claimed responsibility earlier today for an attack against a military convoy in an Israeli-occupied border area following which Israel struck targets in southern Lebanon. The army said an anti-tank missile hit a military vehicle in the Israeli-occupied Shebaa Farms area on the border with Lebanon and close to... Read more
Islamist protestors Storm school in Bannu
Hundreds of students protesting against a French magazine for publishing cartoons of Prophet Muhammed (pbuh) stormed a Christian boys’ school demanding it close, officials and police said yesterday. Four students were slightly hurt in the incident in which took place in Bannu on Monday, which happened as students from... Read more
Stem cells offer new cure for baldness
Scientists have successfully used human stem cells to generate new hair, forging a way forward for a potential new cure for baldness. The study from Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (Sanford-Burnham) in US represents the first step towards the development of a cell-based treatment for people with hair loss, researchers... Read more
Pakistan exports register sharp decline
Pakistan’s textile exports have dropped sharply by 6.38 per cent in December last as compared to 2013, causing panic amongst exporters. Pakistan Textile Exporters Association (PTEA) Chairman Sohail Pasha said the unprecedented energy shortage and lack of working capital were the prime reasons for the significant drop in exports... Read more
Cotton prices in free fall
Prices continued to fall on the cotton market yesterday amid lack of buying interest. Tthe market (By and large) remained devoid of activity. Cotton prices on the ready counter also moved below Rs5,000 psychological mark. Many millers are avoiding to build up their stocks expecting further fall in the... Read more