Dr. Asim Hussain leads prayer
Former petroleum minister and close aide of co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari Dr. Asim Hussain led...
Govt re-appoints Dr. Irshad as FBR chairman
The federal government has appointed Dr. Irshad as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue. According to sources sources, a...
Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
Ten militants killed in North Waziristan airstrike: ISPR
In an airstrike in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan on Monday killed at least ten militants. According  a statement issued by the Inter Service Public Relationship (ISPR), foreign militants were also killed in the strike by jets. The ISPR statment also added “12 Terrorists were killed by security... Read more
US high court backs Muslim woman denied job over headscarf
The US Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of a Muslim woman who claimed she was denied a sales job with fashion retailers Abercrombie & Fitch as a teen because of her headscarf. By an 8-1 vote, the high court sided with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), a... Read more
PM, COAS to attend Balochistan APC
Quetta: Balochistan government has called all-party conference (APC) on Tuesday to discuss the  current law and order situation in the province after Mastung massacre. Balochistan Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch after the  Mastung massacre on Saturday night decided to call an APC. Read: Militants kill 19 passengers in Mastung Prime Minister Nawaz... Read more
Safoora massacre accused confesses attack on Dr Debra
 An accused in the Safoora carnage case made startling disclosures today, saying he was involved in recent attacks on Rangers commander, Dr Debra Lobo and various schools. An investigation officer said that one of the accused Tahir confessed killing nineteen people, during the bus attack near Safoora Chowrangi, according... Read more
Zoe Viccaji’s album Dareeche earns a technical nod from India
Zoe Viccaji’s debut album Dareeche won the Best Mixed Album (Non-Film) Award at the Indian Recording Arts (IRA) Awards on May 30. The IRA Awards recognise under-celebrated technical expertise in music with a particular focus on music produced by independent artists. Dareeche was recorded by Shahi Hasan in Karachi,... Read more
Urwa declines Bollywood film ‘Azhar’
Karachi: Na Maloom Afraad actress Urwa Hocane, says she would “love to do meaty characters in Bollywood, otherwise she is happy here in Pakistan.” Asserting this fact the actress added, “I am getting a couple of offers from Bollywood but I just don’t want to cross the border for... Read more
Microsoft to launch Windows 10 on July 29
New York : Microsoft on Monday announced that the latest version of its Windows operating system will be available July 29 for computer and tablet users. The new Windows 10 software will come as a free upgrade to people who already use Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 and will be... Read more
Savage dogs maul three children to death in Rahim Yar Khan
Rahim Yar Khan: Three minor siblings were killed on Monday when they came under attack by a pack of wild dogs in Liaquatpur Tehsil of Rahim Yar Khan District. According to police, the three brothers were playing in a garden outside their house when the dogs attacked them, mauling them... Read more
Pakistani flags will continue being hoisted in Kashmir: Geelani
Srinagar: APHC leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has said that Pakistani flags “would continue to be hoisted” in Kashmir. Geelani said this days after Indian  Home Minister Rajnath Singh warned of strict action against those indulging in such acts. The separatist leaders also maintained that Pakistan is India’s benefactor... Read more
Najam Sethi no longer in the run for ICC presidency
Karachi :Najam Sethi withdrew his nomination for ICC president on Monday and requested the Pakistan Cricket Board nominate a former Test cricketer in his place. The ICC was to consider Sethi’s appointment later this month at a board meeting in Barbados. But the game’s governing body has encouraged cricket... Read more
Coming Soon: Smart clothes to communicate with smart phones
Google announced late last week that it is working with the world’s most well known jeans maker Levi Strauss to create garments from specially woven fabric with ‘touch-screen’ control capabilities. The Internet giant  used its annual developers conference in San Francisco to reveal its so-called Project Jacquard and to... Read more
KP LB elections: Polling on 26 stations declared void
Peshawar: A report sent by the District Returning Officer in Peshawar has declared null and void polling on 26 polling stations during the local bodies’ elections held on Saturday. In the report compiled from complaints by Returning Officers and forwarded to the Chief Secretary, it has also been officially... Read more
TTP killed PML-N MPA: Khorasani
Peshawar: Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) today claimed responsibility for the killing of PML-N’s member of Punjab Assembly (MPA) Rana Shamshad, who was shot dead along with his son and a party worker in Kamoki on Sunday evening. Taliban spokesman Mohammad Khorasani told media that the attack on the legislator was... Read more
Bilawal Bhutto returning after six months
Karachi: Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto is returning to Pakistan after six months as preparations are underway at Bilawal House Karachi for his welcome. Bilawal is due to arrive in Karachi later this evening. On his visit to Pakistan, Bilawal will lead party rallies and campaigns in... Read more