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...
SHC rebukes police from arresting Zulfiqar Mirza
Karachi: Sindh High Court (SHC) rebuked Karachi police from arresting former home minister Zulfiqar Mirza and  also directed Sindh government to provide adequate security. According to reports, Mirza filed an application in SHC for bail against his possible arrest even he was on an interim bail for three days. The court... Read more
Samsung patent case: Apple gets partial win on appeal
New York: Apple was handed a mixed ruling by a U.S. appeals court in the latest twist in a blockbuster intellectual property battle with Samsung Electronics Co Ltd, as a prior patent infringement verdict was upheld but a trademark finding that the iPhone’s appearance could be protected was thrown out.... Read more
Judge sentences 11 Afghan police over lynching of woman in Kabul
Kabul: An Afghan judge sentenced 11 police on Tuesday to one year in jail for failing to prevent the mob killing of a woman in Kabul who was accused of burning a copy of the Quran. The incident happened when a frenzied crowd beat and kicked the woman, named Farkhunda,... Read more
Shawal Valley: US Drone strike kills five suspected militants
Peshawar: U.S. drone strike in Pakistan’s northwestern Shawal Valley has killed at least five militants, three Pakistani intelligence sources said today. Monday night’s strike in the Zwy-Naray area of North Waziristan, a mountainous region bordering Afghanistan, follows a build up of Pakistani forces in the area and another drone... Read more
50 arrests in Italy “Dirty Soccer” betting probe
Rome: Italian police on Tuesday detained dozens of lower league footballers and club officials in a new probe into suspect betting on matches linked to the ‘Ndrangheta crime group. Prosecutors in the mafia network’s homeland of Calabria issued warrants for the arrest of 50 people across Italy and placed... Read more
Zulfiqar Mirza submits death declaration in ATC
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) disowned leader Zulfiqar Mirza appeared before an anti-terrorism court (ATC) and submitted his death declaration. According to reports, in declaration, Mirza nominated PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari, CM Sindh Qaim Ali Shah, IG Sindh Ghulam Haider Jamali  and sister of Asif Ali Zardaro, Faryal Talpur, to... Read more
At least 62 dead in Colombia landslide: officials
Salgar : A massive landslide tore through a ravine in northwest Colombia on Monday before dawn, killing at least 62 people and injuring 40, authorities said. Most residents were sleeping when the landslide hit the municipality of Salgar around 3:00 am, burying a large area in mud and debris. The... Read more
ICC panel encourages day-night Tests
New Delhi: An advisory panel of the International Cricket Council has recommended that Test-playing nations should look at holding five-day matches under floodlights to attract more spectators. International one-day and Twenty20 games are played at night with white balls, bringing in fans after office hours, but day-time Tests have... Read more
14 year old Swati teenage girl challenges child marriages
According to a BBC report, a young teenage activist in Swat Valley has taken up the challenge of bringing change to the mindset and traditions of Pakistan’s conservative society, where child marriages are common practice. Following the footsteps of the world’s  youngest Noble prize laurate, the living legend Malala... Read more
‘Efforts afoot to recover Pakistanis from Israeli jail’
Islamabad: Advisor to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, Tuesday said that government was utilizing indirect ways through American and Jordan Embassies to verify and recovery of 16 Pakistanis captive in Israeli jail. Responding a calling attention notice in Senate, he said matter of 16 Pakistanis who... Read more
ATC extends Zulfiqar Mirza’s bail till May 30
Karachi: Ant -terrorism court (ATC) on Tuesday extended the bail of Sindh former chief minister Zulfiqar Mirza and his aides till May 30. Earlier, Zulfiqar Mirza along with his  forty accomplices presented themselves before the court for extension in bail on threatening police officers. Police personnel ensured the security... Read more
KU professor Yasir Rizvi’s Killers apprehended: Sindh SM
The Sindh chief minister Qaim Ali Shah claimed that the police had apprehended four suspects involved in the targeted killing of a Karachi University (KU) assistant professor, Dr. Syed Waheedur Rehman, better known by his pen name, Yasir Rizvi. Dr Rehman, who taught at the varsity’s mass communications department,... Read more
Qaddafi stadium, NC Academy exempted from loadshedding
Lahore : Qaddafi Stadium, National Cricket Academy (NCA) and the place where Zimbabwe cricket team is staying have been exempted from electricity loadshedding during Pak-Zimbabwe cricket series. Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) sources said on Tuesday, that four teams of LESCO have been formed for providing uninterrupted electricity supply,... Read more
Malik, Sami recalled for T20 series against Zimbabwe
All rounder Shoaib Malik and fast bowler Mohammad Sami have been recalled to the Pakistan team for the two Twenty20 internationals against Zimbabwe in Lahore. Uncapped 19-year-old opener Nauman Anwar and former under-19 captain Imad Wasim were given call-ups. Anwar Ali, Bilawal Bhatti and Hammad Azam also returned to... Read more