Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
On the cards: Mosquito vaccine
A team of Australian researchers are a step closer to finding a vaccine to prevent malaria, after discovering patterns in the human immune system that help fight the disease in its early stages. The team from the Burnet Institute in Melbourne collaborated with universities from Australia, Britain and Africa... Read more
AIB Roast: Ranveer heaps praises on Aamir Khan
Despite Aamir Khan’s public discontent over the AIB Roast, Ranveer Singh confessed to having only love and respect for the Bollywood star, The Times Of India reported. “Even though Aamir did not like the AIB Roast, I still love him and respect him from the bottom of my heart,”... Read more
South Korean company, AJK govt. ink power plant agreement
An agreement between a South Korean company and the Government of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) has been signed for the construction of a hydro power project. Three agreements were signed by officials from Korean firm Mira Power and the AJK government for implementation, water use and land lease.... Read more
2 more anti-polio workers fell pray to terrorists
A polio worker was killed and another was injured earlier today in an attack on a polio team in Bajaur Agency. Unidentified assailants opened fire on the team in Nawagai sub division of the agency killing Rooh ullah and injuring Arif ullah. “Arif ullah is out danger,” a health... Read more
The Great Escape III: Cops remanded into custody
An anti-terrorism court earlier yesterday remanded a police official and a prison deputy superintendent for alleged negligence which led to the jailbreak in Gilgit last month. DSP Rahimullah and Assistant Superintendent Arif Khan were remanded into police custody for three days by Judge Raja Shahbaz Khan. “They will be interrogated... Read more
Death Knell to Palestinian statehood: Netanyahu wins elections
Incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came from behind to emerge victorious  in Israel’s election earlier today after taking a hard line in the final days of campaigning, including abandoning a commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state. In a four-day pre-election blitz, Netanyahu made a series of promises designed to shore up his... Read more
EU tells Pakistan to stop executing convicts
The European Union spokesman earlier today told Pakistan to impose a moratorium on the death penalty and ‘respect’ its international obligations. “The EU calls on Pakistan to reinstitute the moratorium and to respect fully all its international obligations, in particular the principle of fair trial,” a statement by the... Read more
Authorities have finalized arrangements to hang death row prisoner Saulat Mirza in Machh jail at Balochistan’s Bolan district. He was convicted for killing Managing Director of Karachi Electric Supply Corporation –now K-Electric- Shahid Hamid, his driver Ashraf Brohi, and security guard Khan Akbar in a July 1997 shooting. Footage... Read more
Female buffalo cuts open her would be butchers
A female water buffalo gored two butchers at a slaughterhouse before going on a rampage through the Philippine capital, terrorising hundreds of people and tossing furniture in the lobby of a small hotel. The three-year-old female, weighing nearly half a ton, injured a total of three people with its... Read more
PTI prepares to contest polls in MQM stronghold Azizabad
Seven candidates of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI)  filed nomination papers to contest by-election on National Assembly constituency NA-246 (Azizabad) vacated by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MNA Nabil Gabol. Gabol vacated the seat in stronghold of MQM after quitting as MNA last month. At least 20 candidates of different political parties,... Read more
PTI leader Zahra Shahid’s killer arrested
The Rangers earlier today claimed to have arrested the key accused in Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Zahra Shahid murder case. According to a Rangers spokesman, the paramilitary troops conducted a surgical operation near Teen Talwar area of Karachi and arrested the accused Kaleem. It is noted here that the PTI... Read more
Chronicaly in the red: PIA to hire dozens more officers
 Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is planning to recruit around 50 officers on key posts from the open market in spite of  facing a loss of Rs3 billion per month in its operations. “The airline has invited applications for several positions including the chief of information technology, general managers, deputy general managers... Read more
KSE Market Watch: Market still in the red
Volatile trading along with Foreign Institutional Investor’s (FII) outflow continued at the bourse as the index kept local managers nervous. Late accumulation, however, pushed the index towards a slight recovery on institutional buying with Engro Corporation (Engro PA +.2%) leading the bounce back. At close yesterday, the Karachi Stock... Read more
PAF gets new Air Chief Marshal
Air Marshal Sohail Aman was appointed as the new chief of air staff earlier today. Air Marshal Sohail Aman has replaced Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt who officialy retired as of today. His appointment was recommended by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and approved by President Mamnoon Hussain. According... Read more