Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff . President of Pakistan Mamnoon...
Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had...
Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
Genetic Trigger for Immune Response discovered
The thousands of mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) molecules present in each cell are known  for their role converting food and oxygen into energy. But Yale researchers have identified an unexpected relationship between mtDNA and the innate immune response. The Yale team and co-authors at the University of Alberta and Washington... Read more
Monkey business near the Taj Mahal
Anxious brides wanting the perfect wedding day are leaving nothing to chance in the historic city of Agra, hiring large monkeys and their handlers to keep smaller, pesky ones at bay. Grey langurs are becoming increasingly common at outdoor weddings to ward off their natural enemy, the rhesus monkeys,... Read more
At Long Last: Harpee Lee to publish sequel to enduring classic ‘To Kill a Mockingbird”
 American author Harper Lee is to publish a second novel, 55 years after the release of her US classic “To Kill a Mockingbird,” HarperCollins announced Tuesday. “To kill a mockingbird” (Published in 1960)  is arguably one of the greatest works of literature of all time and has been. It... Read more
“Jordanian air force pilot burned alive” claims IS
The Islamic State group released a video earlier today which supposedly shows the Jordanian pilot captured in December being burned alive. The video released online showed images of a man purported to be Maaz al Kassasbeh wreathed in flames while trapped inside a metal cage. Kassasbeh was captured on December... Read more
K-Electric to test 7 year tenor for largest ever corporate sukuk
Karachi-based utility K-Electric will test a seven year tenor for its latest Islamic bond, a Rs22 billion ($217 million) transaction that would be Pakistan’s largest corporate sukuk to date. Issuance of corporate sukuk is gathering pace, helping broaden Pakistan’s Islamic capital market, which in recent years has relied on... Read more
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee meets King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud
General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee who is on an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia met His Majesty King Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al-Saud. During the meeting, General Rashad Mahmood conveyed good wishes of the Government and Armed Forces of Pakistan. While expressing... Read more
Cricket: Relieved Aamer set to play for Karachi team
Pakistan paceman Mohammad Aamer is set to return to domestic cricket next month with a Grade-II team in Karachi, an official said Tuesday, following the relaxation of a fixing ban. The 22-year-old left-armer will play for Omar Associates in the Patron’s Trophy Grade-II national tournament — one rung below... Read more
Pakistani military top brass focuses in on security
Corps Commanders conference held in Rawalpindi under Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif in Genral Headquarters (GHQ). Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif chaired the meeting held here at General Headquarters (GHQ). According to Inter Services Public Relations office, army’s professional matters and country’s security situation was discussed in conference. In a... Read more
Peshawar well-tragedy: Five children drown in the well
At least five children drowned after a top of an old unused well fall in an underground sink in Peshawar on Tuesday evening. According to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Cantonment “A dilapidated top of an old unused well, collapsed under the weight of more than a dozen of children... Read more
Killer of Salman Taseer appeals against death penalty
A former Pakistan police bodyguard appealed Tuesday against his death sentence for murdering a provincial governor who sought reform of blasphemy laws, as hundreds rallied outside the court to show support. Mumtaz Qadri was sentenced for killing Punjab governor Salman Taseer outside an upmarket coffee shop in Islamabad in... Read more
Pakistan face 119 runs defeat against New Zealand in 2nd ODI
NAPIER: New Zealand flayed Pakistan´s attack on the way to a crushing 119-run win during the second one-day international in Napier on Tuesday. The win means the Black Caps take the series 2-0 and maintain momentum ahead of this month´s World Cup, while Pakistan look in disarray after two... Read more
ANP’s Bilour announces $200K bounty on Charlie hebdo’s owner’s head
A federal lawmaker from the Awami National Party (ANP), who had offered head money for the maker of an anti-Islam movie, has announced a $200,000 bounty for the owner of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo that published blasphemous caricatures. In 2012, MNA Haji Ghulam Ahmed Bilour had announced a... Read more
Sindh decides to raise 1000 strong anti terror force
“The Sindh government will raise a counterterrorism force (CTF) for an integrated and coordinated action against terrorism. Additionally, the government will refer 57 terrorism cases to the military courts within 10 days for a speedy trial”. These decisions were taken in the maiden meeting of the provincial apex committee... Read more
2 of LeJ’s convicted murderers executed today
Two condemned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi militants were hanged at the Karachi Central Jail early morning today after an anti-terrorism court (ATC) decided to uphold its decision to execute them. Both convicts – Attaullah Arif Qasim and Muhammed Azim Arif Sharif were responsible for the murder of Dr Ali Raza in Karachi’s... Read more