ADB appoints first woman country director Xiaohong Yang to Pakistan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed China’s Xiaohong Yang as new Country Director for Pakistan. According to ADB...
Musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world
Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an...
Ghulam Mustafa Khar joins PTI
Ghulam Mustafa Khar has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday. Khar made the announcement after meeting Imran Khan at...
Pakistan fight back in second Sri Lanka Test
Pakistan’s batsmen bounced back after the first innings debacle to throw open the second Test against Sri Lanka at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Thursday. The tourists, who conceded a lead of 177 runs after being dismissed for 138 in the first innings, closed the third day’s... Read more
Paranavitana got in camera while flirting with a SriLankan girl during Pak vs Sri Lanka Match
Paranavitana got in camera while flirting with a SriLankan girl during Pakistan vs Sri Lanka test match at P. Sara Oval in Colombo, whereas Paranavitana was not aware that camera has spotted him. Read: Pakistan fight back in second Sri Lanka Test Read more
Faizan Haqqee tells ‘a story worth telling’
Karachi: Faizan Haqqee, popularly known for his stint as a VJ, considers himself consumed by wanderlust. His fervour for travel enhanced after he hosted travelogue series Paris to Paris in 2007, which took him on a journey from France to Italy. 35 days and 13 episodes later, the show in... Read more
PTI challenges new Punjab delimitations in LHC
Lahore: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Jahangir Tareen today submitted a petition in the Lahore High Court, challenging new delimitation of constituencies in Punjab for the local government elections. The plaintiff stated that amendment in Punjab Local Government Act 2013, is interference in affairs of the Election Commission. “Constitution does... Read more
Attack on Debra Lobo: Eye-witness identifies Saad Aziz as main shooter
Karachi: An eye-witness on Saturday identified Saad Aziz, the main accused in the attempted murder of American educationist Debra Lobo, as the man who shot at the US national. The witness positively identified Aziz as the primary shooter when the latter was presented in front of a judicial magistrate... Read more
PML-N formed government with organized rigging: PTI
Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has claimed that Pakistan Muslim League (N) formed the government through organized rigging in the 2013 general elections. In the written argument submitted to the inquiry commission today, it said that rigging on a big scale has been proved in the 2013 elections. Returning Officers... Read more
Japanese women go gaga over Shabani, the ‘good-looking’ gorilla
Shabani the gorilla, who now lives in Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Nagoya southwest of Tokyo, has attracted a large following of admirers, usually women, who visit him because he is so ‘handsome’, reported Daily Mail. Shabani, who grew up in an Australian zoo, has become a heartthrob... Read more
White House gets a rainbow makeover
The north front of the White House got a rainbow makeover after the Supreme Court’s historic ruling to allow same-sex marriage in all 50 states. On Friday evening, red, yellow, violet, blue and green lights covered the White House entryway, attracting a crowd of onlookers. The lighting looked similar... Read more
Index plunges by 193 points on foreign selling
Karachi: Stocks drifted lower for the third consecutive day on Friday on account of unabated foreign selling, with the KSE-100 index taking a plunge of 192.79 points (0.57 per cent) to close at 33,885.13. The foreigners took profit with the sale of $5.54 million worth shares as stock markets... Read more
Temperature to rise again on Sunday in Karachi : Met Department
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has forecast the heatwave on Sunday with temperatures of 40 degrees Celsius and above. According to PMD,  the temperature is forecast to in between 33 and 36 degrees Celsius on Saturday due to sea breeze from the south wes. The PMD is also forecasting another spike for Sunday and Monday... Read more
Ending insurgency: Baloch Authorities offer cash awards to militants
The Balochistan govt announced a general amnesty plan  for all home-based Baloch militants who are willing to renounce violence and lay down their arms. The amnesty plan — drawn up in the hope of stubbing out the insurgency that has plagued the province since 2006 — was unveiled at... Read more
SBP injects Rs668bn into banks
Karachi: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) injected Rs667.8 billion into the banking system on Friday to meet the liquidity gap emerged after heavy government borrowing from the banks. The central bank injected Rs624.8bn for seven days and Rs43bn for four days, with rate of return at 6.51 per... Read more
A five member team of London Metropolitan Police team arrives in Islamabad
A five-member team of London Metropolitan Police arrived in Islamabad on Saturday to interrogate the prime suspects of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Imran Farooq murder case. According to sources, The teamLondon Metropolitan Police will interrogateMoazzam Ali Khan, Mohsin Ali and Kalid Shamim. Read: Imran Farooq murder instructions were given... Read more
Big booboo: All textbooks containing 6th Pakistani province recalled
Punjab government directed earlier today, all eighth grade geography books containing incorrect maps of Pakistan to be taken off shelves and out of the class rooms. Further, students have been asked to return the books containing incorrect maps and the Punjab government has directed action against members of the... Read more