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...
500-million-year-old brain reveals evolution of head
London: A new study has identified one of the oldest fossil brains ever discovered – more than 500 million years old – and used it to help determine how heads first evolved in early animals. These fossils originated from the Burgess Shale in western Canada, one of the world’s richest... Read more
Atif Aslam’s single ‘Zindagi Aa Raha Hoon Main’ is out now
Atif Aslam’s latest single ‘Zindagi Aa Raha Hoon Main’ has been released, with Indian actor Tiger Shroff playing a key role in the video. Directed by Ahmed Khan, the video features some pretty fancy footwork by Shroff who appears to be breathing new life into a group of college... Read more
Reham Khan to produce two films this year
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KPK) Ambassador for Street Children, Reham Khan revealed on Friday that she is currently working on the production of two films. Earlier, in an interview to foreign media, wife of Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf(PTI), Imran Khan said that she is producing two films, one is an epic on... Read more
Fahad Mustafa ventures into Bollywood
Fahad Mustafa’s life motto ensures that he does not succumb to the curse of mediocrity. The actor has made a living out of experimentation and versatility by juggling various roles and proving his multi-faceted persona time and again. The actor’s upcoming debut in Bollywood will only serve to add... Read more
WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free
Monrovia  :The UN health agency on Saturday declared Liberia Ebola-free, hailing the “monumental” achievement in the West African country where the virus has killed more than 4,700 people. “The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia is over,” the World Health Organisation (WHO) said in a statement, adding that 42... Read more
Cosmic ‘dinosaur egg’ about to hatch discovered
New York : Astronomers have discovered what may be the first known example of a globular cluster about to be born – an incredibly massive and extremely dense yet star-free cloud of molecular gas. Globular clusters – a dazzling group of up to a million ancient stars – are among... Read more
NADRA submits forensic report in NA-122 case
Lahore: National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) today submitted a forensic report, pertaining to alleged rigging in the NA-122 constituency to the election tribunal. According to details, the final report was presented before the tribunal after verification of thumbprints on the votes casted in NA-122. NADRA authorities had sought time... Read more
Doctor shot dead in Karachi’s Nazimabad
Karachi: A homoeopathic doctor was shot dead on Saturday when unknown motorcyclists opened fire at his clinic in Karachi’s Nazimabad area. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Central Captain Chaudhry Asad Ali said Dr Anwar Ali Abidi and another person sustained injuries when assailants opened fire at the doctor’s clinic... Read more
More than 20 dead whales found beached in Chile
Santiago : More than 20 dead whales were found on the beach in southern Chile, maritime officials said on Saturday as they tried to determine what killed them and when. The whales, discovered beached along the northern Gulf of Penas, measured about 10 metres (33 feet) long, according to the... Read more
Australian Police thwart ‘imminent’ bomb attack
Perth : Australian Police said on Saturday they had thwarted an imminent terror attack after discovering explosives at a Melbourne home and arresting a 17-year-old boy, in the latest example of the threat posed by radicalised teenagers in the country. Acting on a tip-off from the national security phone line,... Read more
Thousands evacuate Philippines as powerful typhoon nears
Manila :The Philippine government on Saturday evacuated thousands of people in the northeastern part of its main island of Luzon on Saturday, less than 24 hours before a powerful typhoon was expected to make landfall. Typhoon Noul, a category-4 storm with winds of 160kph (99mph) and gusts of up... Read more
India tests steep-diving BrahMos missile
New Dehli: The Indian Army has tested an advanced version of the 290km BrahMos land-attack supersonic cruise missile, which has “steep dive capabilities” to take out targets hidden behind mountain ranges. “The missile was tested in the eastern sector for a distance over 200km. The test has once again... Read more
ATC grants Zulfiqar Mirza bail
Karachi: An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Saturday granted bail to former Sindh Home Minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza till May 19. The former home minister’s bail was granted against surety bonds worth Rs100,000 each in the three pending cases against him. Read: Zulfiqar Mirza Storms Badin Police Station after attempted arrest... Read more
Pakistan wins Test series against Bangladesh
Dhaka: Pakistan defeated Bangladesh by 328 runs in the second Test and win the two test match series by 1-0. Bangladesh got out on 221 runs while chasing a huge target of 550 runs set by Pakistan. Yasir Shah got four wickets while Imran Khan took two wickets. Mominul Haque with... Read more