Pope Francis takes a rickshaw ride in Bangladesh
Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature enjoyed a rickshaw ride during a visit to St Mary´s Cathedral in Dhaka,...
Amazon brings Alexa from home to office in a new AI push
Amazon announced Thursday it is bringing its Alexa digital assistant to the workplace, expanding artificial intelligence (AI) efforts that...
Nine martyred, 30 injured in Peshawar attack
Eleven people were martyred and around 30 injured in a terrorists attack at the Directorate of Agriculture, Peshawar early...
Defence Day Celebrations at full throttle
Defence Day Celebrations at full throttle in capital Islamabad and across the country to commemorating Golden Jubilee with national zeal and fervor to pay homage to martyrs over their sacrifices for motherland. DG, Inter services Public Relations (ISPR), Asim Bajwa from his Twitter account stated Golden jubilee Def Day prep in full... Read more
One-minute silence to be observed to remember 1965 war heroes
On the occasion of 50th anniversary of 1965 war  sirens would be blown at 9.29 am and one- minute silence would be observed to pay homage to martyres and Ghazis of 1965 war. National anthem would be broadcast on TV and radio, a spokesman of Government of Pakistan said... Read more
Govt announces to pay salaries on Sept 21ahead of Eid ul Adha
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Saturday approved a summary for the payment of salaries to federal government employees on September 21 to facilitate them ahead of Eid ul Adha. Read: Govt may announce 4 day Eid al-Adha Holidays According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Finance, the decision... Read more
47 dead as rebels battle IS in north Syria: monitor
A battle between Islamic State group jihadists and rebels for control of an opposition stronghold in northern Syria has killed at least 47 fighters, a monitor said Saturday. Twenty Islamist and other rebel fighters were killed in the clashes in Aleppo province throughout Friday, along with 27 IS jihadists,... Read more
US Military Academy pillow fight leaves 30 injured: report
Washington: Thirty cadets who just completed their first-year summer training at the prestigious US Military Academy were injured when an annual pillow fight tradition turned bloody, The New York Times reported Friday. The brawl left 24 young cadets with concussions, the West Point military academy told the paper, after reports... Read more
Over 75,000 children in Sindh never received polio vaccine
Karachi: Despite continued immunisation campaigns, more than 75,000 children, aged less than five years, have never been administered polio drops in Sindh, it emerged on Friday. They are among the country’s nearly half a million children who have never received any vaccine against polio, according to the figures compiled... Read more
Boeing reveals world’s largest airplane
The Boeing Company’s engineers are going forward with building the world’s biggest twin-engine jetliner which will most likely be known by the name of 777-9X, the first of the 777x family. Travelers and aviation enthusiasts have a lot to be excited about as the wings of the plane are... Read more
Will Fawad appear in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil after all?
Is it a wish come true or wishful thinking? Fawad Khan fans may expect a brief appearance by the actor in the upcoming Karan johar production, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. The film, which stars Aishwarya Rai, Anushka Sharma and Ranbir Kapoor, was initially rumoured to also feature Fawad as... Read more
AIG Karachi claims major crimes down by 70-percent
Karachi: Additional Inspector General Police (AIGP) Karachi, Mushtaq Mahar admitted on Saturday that terrorist sleeper cells are still present in the city. Addressing a press conference on the completion of two years of the Karachi operation, AIG Mahar said the sleeper cells must be eradicated. He added, that accountability... Read more
It used to be scary: Rahat on learning to sing from Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan
One would think it’s lucky to have a legend for an uncle, but for artistes like Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, it can be quite a daunting experience. He recently spoke to Hindustan Times about his jitters during his practice sessions with Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan back in the day:... Read more
Over 75,000 children in Sindh never received polio vaccine
Karachi: Despite continued immunisation campaigns, more than 75,000 children, aged less than five years, have never been administered polio drops in Sindh, it emerged on Friday. They are among the country’s nearly half a million children who have never received any vaccine against polio, according to the figures compiled... Read more
MQM should remove terrorists from ranks, says Saad Rafique
Lahore: Federal Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Saturday that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) should cleanse itself from “terrorists and criminals” who are behind the disrupting of Karachi’s peace. Speaking to media representatives after participating in the passing out parade of Railway police recruits as chief... Read more
In search of a better life: Pakistani migrant dies in Hungary
A Pakistani man died in Hungary on Friday after he fell and hit his head on the tracks while escaping from a police cordon at a train station in Hungary. The 51-year-old Pakistani was found lying close to the railway track by emergency workers who tried to revive him... Read more
Wouldn’t it be fun if you experienced a day in the life of funnyman Mr Bean? Well, Londoners enjoyed live misadventures of the bumbling loner as he put on a show for them. According to Hollywood Reporter, as part of British sitcom Mr Bean‘s 25th anniversary celebration, Rowan Atkinson gave... Read more