Texas set to execute serial killer
Texas was set Wednesday to execute a confessed serial killer who raped, tortured and murdered three girls and a...
Imam’s debut 100, Hasan’s five propel Pakistan to series-clinching win
A century on debut by opener Imam-ul-Haq helped Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the third one-day...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weeps as he pays tribute to Tragically Hip singe
The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and...
Artificial molecule most potent anti AIDS weapon to date
For over three decades, researchers have struggled to determine which immune responses best foil HIV, information that has guided the design of AIDS vaccines and other prevention approaches. Now, a research team has shown that a lab-made molecule that mimics an antibody from our immune system may have more... Read more
Treasury bills’ yields continue to fall
The rates of treasury bills were again reduced on today, while the amount raised through the auction was double than the target fixed for the auction. As government borrowing from commercial banks continues, the treasury bills have, in fact, become more attractive since the rates fell drastically during the... Read more
KSE Market Watch: Mixed trading witnessed
The market started on a recovery note yyesterday, but the stocks faltered midday so that the KSE-100 index closed in the red by 82.25 points at 33,718.86. Foreign investors sold $0.44 million worth stocks, taking the net sales month-to-date to $57.20m. Among local participants, mutual funds were the sole... Read more
Karachi’s Orangi Town a hub for IS(IL) Al-Qaeda terror groups:MQM’s Altaf Hussain
Condemning the targeted murder of a Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) worker in Orangi Town, party chief Altaf Hussain on Thursday said the neighbourhood has become a hub of Al Qaeda and IS terrorist activities. In a statement issued here, Hussain said that thousands of MQM workers have been killed... Read more
Postmortem report of Qasr-Sakina’s attacker released
The postmortem report of the attacker from yesterday night’s suicide attack at the Qasr-e-Sakina Imambargah in Islamabad was released earlier today. According to the report, the attacker was aged between 25 and 26 years and seemed to be Pakistani by his physical appearance. His face is still recognizable adding... Read more
It’s a wrap! “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” ends record 1,009-week run
MUMBAI: The credits rolled for a final time on Thursday for the Bollywood classic “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” as it ended a record-breaking 1,009-week run at a cinema in Mumbai. The romantic comedy, which translates as “The Brave-Hearted Will Take The Bride”, first began screening at Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir... Read more
Pakistan heralds support for likely Afghan peace talks
Welcoming the Afghan Taliban and US talks in Qatar, Pakistan military heralded support for the rapprochement process that could lead to restoration of calm in the war-torn country. Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), in a statement said “Pakistan has always supported such process, and re-emphasised it to be absolutely transparent, Afghan... Read more
Shia Imambargahs/mosques to be provided with arms licenses: Sindh Govt
The Sindh chief minister announced earlier today, that the government would issue weapon licenses to all seminaries, imambargahs and mosques belonging to the Shia sect – one of the 25 demands put forth by families of the victims of the Shikarpur blast. The protesting families ended their sit-in today... Read more
COAS, PM attend CTF balochistan Passing out Parade
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Thursday attended passing-out parade of Balochistan’s Counter-Terrorism Force (CTF) in Quetta, Samaa reported. Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai, Chief Minister Balochistan Dr. Abdul Malik Baloch, Balochistan Home Minister Sarfaraz Bugti and other high officials of... Read more
Shoot out in Sohrab Goth: Police kill 3 terrorists in karachi
The police earlier today claimed liquidating four terrorists from an outlawed militant outfit in a shootout in Karachi according to media reports. According to Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir Town, Rao Anwaar, the militants were killed after a heavy gun battle in Sohrab Goth, a suburb on the... Read more
IS(IL) terrorists are sexual perverts: Report
A report released by activists in Syria outlines in detail the violent sexual habits of the members of the Islamic State (IS) fighters in the stronghold of Raqqa as par a report by the Huffington Post. The group, under the name of Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) published... Read more
Islamic State harvesting organs of their victims
Iraq’s ambassador to the United Nations, Mohammad al-Hakim, asked the United Nations Security Council to investigate allegations that the Islamic State (IS) is harvesting organs in order to finance its operations, Al Arabiya News reported. The ambassador stated that bodies with missing kidneys and surgical incisions had been unearthed... Read more
Eight labourers electrocuted, two injured
Muzaffargarh: Atleast eight labourers electrocuted and two others were injured while digging the well at village Godhpur in the limits of Shah Jamal police station 35 KM away from here on Thursday. According to rescue sources, the ill-fated labourers were digging the well and were going to fix an... Read more
LDA seals school with students inside
Lahore: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) sealed a private school located in the Allama Iqbal Town area over the non-payment of commercialisation fees. The LDA sealed all main entrances of the private school on Thursday morning while students and teachers were still present inside. A large number of parents gathered... Read more