Indian Maoist rebels kill 24 commandos in Chhattisgarh
Suspected Maoist rebels killed 24 paramilitary commandos and wounded six on Monday in a remote part of central India...
Younis breaks 10,000-run barrier as Pakistan build reply
Younis Khan became the first Pakistan player to complete 10,000 Test runs as his team reached 201 for four...
Messi hits Barca 500 with last gasp El Clasico winner
Lionel Messi struck his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to blow the La Liga...
Youth should be encouraged: COAS
Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff  (COAS), General Raheel Sharif  in his address to officers at Bahawalpur Cantt on Tuesday paid tributes to the soldier of Pakistan Army for resilience, professionalism and sacrifices against ongoing war against terrorism. Showing his satisfaction on Operation Zarb-e-Azb, the COAS attributed the ongoing military... Read more
Curfew slapped in Baltimore: City erupts in riots and arson
Rioters stormed stores in Baltimore, USA and attacked police with stones and bricks earlier yesterday after the funeral of yet another African American man whose death in custody has reignited outrage over US police conduct towards the troubled community. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency in... Read more
MQM’s Altaf Hussain demands apology from Imran Khan
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief, Altaf Hussain, has outrightly  dismissed the serious allegations levelled by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan and has also demanded an apology over his remarks. “I condemn his allegations which are untrue and baseless. He must prove all accusations or get ready to face the... Read more
More thunderstorms, tornadoes feared in upper parts of the country
Northwestern parts of the country and upper Punjab experienced massive thunderstorms with huge loss of life yesterday, as Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast more downpours within the next two days. According to PMD, fresh shallow westerly weather system is likely to enter upper parts of the country on Wednesday... Read more
Bomb Blast in Peshawar: 1 dead, one wounded
A low-intensity bomb went off in Hayatabad area of Peshawar a little while ago, killing at least one man and also injuring a woman. The blast occurred near Bagh-e-Naran Chowk in Hayatabad. Rescue officials and security personnel reached the scene and cordoned off the area. The identity of the... Read more
Zulfiqar Mirza alleges life threats: Demands security
The anti Zardari leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Zulfiqar Mirza, earlier today demanded that he and his family be provided enhanced security in the wake of imminent threats. Speaking to reporters at Sindh High Court (SHC), he claimed that Sindh government has withdrawn his security on behest... Read more
Mominul leads Bangladesh’s impressive start in first Test
Khulna: Mominul Haque scored 80 as Bangladesh made an impressive start in the first Test against Pakistan in Khulna on Tuesday, reaching 236 for four by stumps on the opening day. The talented 23-year-old left-hander batted fluently to cross 50 for the 12th time in his first 13 Tests... Read more
Sindh CM announces Rs20 mln aid for KP cyclone victims
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday announced an aid package of Rs 20 million for the cyclone-hit people of Khyber Pakhunkhwa. Chief Minister Shah made the announcement during telphonic conversation with Khyber Pakhutnkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak. He expressed deep sorrow over loss of precious lives... Read more
Two injured in Peshawar explosion
Two people were injured Tuesday when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) or roadside  bomb was detonated at the Bagh-e-Naran Chowk in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area, police said. Initial reports suggest the explosion took place near a private school, which was closed at the time. Meanwhile, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP)... Read more
The secret of how Egyptians moved pyramid stones has finally been discovered
Historians and scientists have for years wondered how ancient Egyptians had managed to move stone blocks weighing up to 2.5 tonnes through the sand without access to modern technology. New research now offers clues to a simple trick that means less than half the workers would have been needed... Read more
Human activities contribute to extreme weather rising
Islamabad : The rarest and most extreme weather events are likely to be more heavily influenced by global warming, which previous study shows is mainly caused by human activity, according to a research paper published by the journal Nature Climate Change. The study was carried out by researchers at... Read more
10 Pakistanis dead in Saudi building collapse
Riyadh: At least 10 construction workers from Pakistan and one from India were killed in the collapse of a convention centre being built in Saudi Arabia, an Asian diplomatic source said Tuesday. The building, at a university in Qassim northwest of the capital Riyadh, collapsed on Monday. The bodies... Read more
1st Test: Bangladesh 150-2 vs Pakistan
Khulna, Banglades: Bangladesh, electing to bat after winning the toss, were 150 for two at tea on the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan in Khulna on Tuesday. Mominul Haque was unbeaten on 35 and Mohammad Mahmudullah was on 31, the pair having put on 58 runs... Read more
Samsung Galaxy S5 flaw allows hackers to clone fingerprints
Biometric information has long been touted as the solution to the ever-fallible password, but new research has shown that it may not be as safe as generally assumed. Hackers may be able to clone fingerprints and gain access to phones such as the Samsung Galaxy S5’s software, according to... Read more