Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Pakistan has potential for strong economic growth: study
Pakistan has the potential for achieving strong economic growth till 2030, says a study, provided it successfully overcomes five major...
Pakistan seizes 3 tonnes of Gulf-bound hashish
Karachi: Pakistan’s Coast Guards said  they seized on Tuesday three tonnes of hashish bound for the Middle East where its estimated street value would have been $50 million, in one of their biggest drug hauls. The naval force carried out the raid in the southwestern coastal town of Pasni... Read more
Corps Commanders take serious notice of RAW’s involvement in whipping up terrorism in Pakistan
Corps Commanders’ conference was held here today at General Headquarters. General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS)  presided. Professional matters were discussed during the meeting. Participants also dwelt at length on internal and external security situation in the country and reviewed progress of operation Zarb-e-Azb and ongoing IBOs... Read more
KPK police salaries to increase: Khan
Kohistan: Addressing a rally in Kohistan, a remote district in KPK province, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan announced a raise in the salaries of the provincial police. A large number of party supporters attended the rally amid high security. Imran Khan, while addressing the public, said that the... Read more
Islamabad gets comic relief
Islamabad: Usually known for getting attention for Dharna’s and rallies , Islamabad gave its residents a  moment to laugh it all off with You Only Marry Twice. The play returned to the capital’s Pakistan National Council of Arts nearly after a decade. This time around it was adapted in... Read more
People prefer to download music rather than buy it: Atif Aslam
New dehli : Atif Aslam hasn’t released any album since Meri Kahani in 2008 despite having a “library of 150 songs”. The singer says the trend has now shifted from albums to singles and music lovers prefer downloading from online platforms rather than buying physical copies from brick-and-mortar stores.... Read more
Met Gala 2015 – most stylish night of the year
New York : The annual ball took place on Monday night at Big apple, the Met Ball is an annual fundraising gala for the benefit of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York, is arguably the most stylish night of the year which influences the celebrities... Read more
Zardari involved in killing his cousin: Zulfiqar
Karachi: Former home minister Zulfiqar Mirza once again lashed out at former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari and said that PPP co-chairman has been involved in killing his own cousin. In an interview Zulfiqar Mirza alleged that this case should be raised in the court. He said that... Read more
Man sentenced to 25 years imprisonment for disrespecting Holy scriptures
Lahore:A sessions court sentenced a man to 25 years in prison on Tuesday (today) after he was found guilty of disrespecting sacred scriptures, a local media outlet reported. Zulfiqar’s case was presided by Additional District and Sessions judge Shazib Saeed. The court heard statements and found the prisoner guilty,... Read more
Weirdest flying creature: A pigeon-sized dinosaur with bat wings
China: Scientists in China on Wednesday described one of the weirdest flying creatures ever discovered, a pigeon-size dinosaur with wings like a bat that lived not long before the first birds. The dinosaur, named Yi qi (meaning “strange wing” in Mandarin and pronounced EE-chee), lived about 160 million years during... Read more
‘Pakistan District Education Rankings 2015’ to be launched on May 7
Islamabad: Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) in partnership with Alif Ailaan and Academy of Educational Planning and Management (AEPAM) would launch the Alif Ailaan Pakistan District Education Rankings 2015 on Thursday. Alif Ailaan published the first ever district level rankings in the year 2013 to monitor the quality of... Read more
AJK govt gives electricity consumers 60 day deadline to clear their dues
The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) government has given electricity consumers a two-month deadline after which unpaid bills will result in disconnections. Electricity Department Secretary Fayaz Ali Abbasi said arrears against private consumers and government departments are Rs7.5 billion and Rs 4 billion, respectively. He added that those consumers... Read more
Operation Sharp Cops: Lahore police launches operation against 100 suspects
Around a hundred  people identified by the city police for involvement in various land grab, extortion, and drug peddling cases will be placed on the exit control list (ECL), Capital City Police Lahore  Officer Capt (retd) Muhammad Amin Wains said earlier yesterday. He was speaking to the media at... Read more
Giant billowing aerial sculpture installed over Boston park
A giant aerial sculpture is floating over a park in Boston’s Financial District, bringing a shimmer of spring where snowplow piles towered just weeks ago. Early Sunday, dozens of workers closed nearby streets and set to work installing the 600-foot work by artist Janet Echelman, using a battery of... Read more
Taliban kill at least 13 Afghan police despite peace talks
Kunduz: Taliban militants killed at least 13 policemen after storming security outposts in Afghanistan’s remote mountainous northeast, officials said Tuesday, despite peace talks between insurgent representatives and an Afghan delegation. The pre-dawn raid in Badakhshan province on Monday came just weeks after a similar Taliban raid on army checkpoints... Read more