Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast: authorities
A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying...
India refuse to name Champions Trophy squad amid ICC row
 India are refusing to unveil their squad for the Champions Trophy amid speculation they might pull out because of...
Nominations for JIT submitted to SC: sources
The nominations for the Joint Investigation Committee (JIT) to probe the Panama Case has been submitted to the registrar...
Co-pilot intended to destroy Germanwings plane: prosecutor
Marignane, France: The co-pilot “deliberately” initiated the descent of the Germanwings flight that crashed into the French Alps and refused to open the door to the pilot who was outside the cockpit, the lead investigator said on Thursday. The co-pilot, named as 28-year-old Andreas Lubitz, appeared to “show a desire... Read more
Dhoni avoids retirement talk
Sydney: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni refused to give an indication whether he will retire from one-day cricket after his team lost the World Cup semi-final to Australia in Sydney on Thursday. The 33-year-old, asked if he had decided to stay or quit, bounced the question back at the... Read more
Cricket crazed youth cuts tongue to help India win Semi-final
A cricket crazy youth in Tamil Nadu cut his tongue earlier today seeking the ‘intervention of the gods’ to make India win the World Cup semifinal match against Australia. Sudhakar of Ponneri in Vellore district, who closely follows cricket, was sad after Australia amassed 328 runs batting first against... Read more
New Ebola vaccine on the cards
A new Ebola vaccine has been found to be safe in the first phase one trial based on the 2014 strain of the virus. The experimental vaccine, developed by the Beijing Institute of Biotechnology and the Tianjin CanSino Biotechnology, also provokes an immune response in recipients, noted the study... Read more
Arrogant criminal posts location on snapchat: Gets caught
A supremely arrogant burglary suspect has been arrested by police after he sent out messages on social media leading them to his hiding place. Officers in Fairfield, Maine, had been searching for Christopher Wallace for weeks after he was linked to a burglary in January. According to the Morning Sentinel... Read more
Australia beat India to set up World Cup final against New Zealand
Sydney: Australia will play fellow co-hosts New Zealand in Sunday’s World Cup final in Melbourne after they beat defending champions India by 95 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday. Steven Smith’s 105 and his second-wicket stand of 182 with opener Aaron Finch was the cornerstone of Australia’s... Read more
AJK HC allows petition against Mirpur by-election
The Azad Jammu and Kashmir High Court (AJKHC)  allowed a petition against the Mirpur by-election. The petition was filed by Advocate Raja Muhammad Hanif on behalf of Raja Naheeb, an independent candidate for LA-3 Mirpur. A full bench headed by AJKHC Chief Justice Ghulam Mustafa Mughal allowed the petition... Read more
KPK assembly ushers surfeit of bills
In a session which has ushered in several bills on labour protection, the K-P Assembly also introduced the K-P Shops and Establishment Bill 2015. The proposed law regulates work hours and conditions for employees at shops as well as commercial, industrial and other establishments. According to the bill, a... Read more
When Indian vice captain Virat Kohli went out to bat against Australia in the World Cup semi finals, all eyes were on him. But he could not live upto the expectations and got out cheaply at 1. But his girflriend Anushka Sharma, who was among the spectators at the... Read more
MQM workers bought to the court
Suspected culprits in the Rangers’ raid conducted on March 11, have arrived to be presented in a court in Karachi, today. The convicts were brought to court under strict security this afternoon. High scores of Rangers and Sindh Police were present outside the court. In a targeted operation, Rangers... Read more
Scanning equipment to be deployed on Baluchistan-Sindh
Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah is pushing hard for the deployment and installation of scanning equipment along the border of Sindh and Balochistan to prevent terrorists from sneaking in and out of the province. “I will talk to the Balochistan government and together we will work out a... Read more
700 year old Quran stolen from Jaipur, India
A 700-year-old copy of the Holy Quran was stolen from a Hindu owner in Rajhastan, India. The owner, 55-year-old Jaidev Prasad, said that it was gifted to him by a friend in 2011. On Tuesday evening, a man who Prasad occasionally did business with, visited him and while Prasad... Read more
Terrorists’ back has been broken: New PAF Chief
Newly appointed Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman said that close synergy among the armed forces in Operation Zarb-e-Azb has broken the back of the terrorists. Addressing a passing out parade at Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy Risalpur, the air chief said PAF in coordination with Pakistan Army and Navy... Read more
LI spokesman chastises journalists for announcing his death
A spokesperson for Lashkar-e-Islam militant group called journalists today to ‘assure them’ he was alive after intelligence officials claimed he was among 30 fighters killed in air strikes in Khyber region. The intelligence officials said air force jets had targeted militants belonging to Lashkar-e-Islam, which announced an alliance with... Read more