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...
Supernatural murder in GB: Body exhumed for postmortem
 The body of a four-year-old boy, who was found murdered a few days ago in Diamer district, was exhumed earlier yesterday for postmortem. A case was also registered in the Chilas city police station. A three-member medical board constituted by the Diamer district administration exhumed the body in the supervision... Read more
Mumbai: Shiv Sena wants cancellation of Pakistani ghazal singer’s performance
India’s far right party Shiv Sena called earlier today for the cancellation of Pakistani ghazal singer Ustad Ghulam Ali’s upcoming concert in Mumbai. “We are against any form of cultural association with Pakistan. We cannot have ties with a country that kills our soldiers. They are against us why... Read more
PPP’s Aitzaz calls for criminal investigation of Nandipur scandal
Leader of the Opposition in the Senate and PPP senior leader Senator Aitzaz Ahsan earlier today called for a criminal trial and an investigation by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) of alleged corruption and irregularities in the Nandipur power project. Speaking during debate on an adjournment motion in the... Read more
Son of Jama Masjid’s Shahi Imam all set to marry Hindu girl?
The son of Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama MIndia: Muslims banned from Gujarat Garba event to protect Hindu girlsasjid is reportedly set to marry a Hindu girl from Ghaziabad, according to Indian media reports. Jama Masjid’s Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bhukari’s son Shaban Bhukari, 20, has reportedly been in... Read more
Pakistan may to secure civil nuclear deal with US: report
The United States and Pakistan are in the process of negotiating an accord which may end up in a civil nuclear deal between the two countries, a report published in The Washington Post claimed on Tuesday. “The White House is exploring what could be a diplomatic blockbuster: possible new... Read more
Pakistan favourites against England: Captain Alec Stewart
Former England captain Alec Stewart is convinced that, “Pakistan will have an advantage over England as the UAE pitches will favour them when both sides take on each other in the four-Test series starting from October 13.” “It will be tough. Pakistan have a good record there,” said Alec... Read more
Govt challenges ECP suspension of Farmers’ package HC
The petition filed by the federal government states that purpose of the Farmers’ package was not to influence voters in the local bodies elections. It further said that the package was suspended by the ECP without hearing the stance of the Finance Ministry and Planning Division. The federal government... Read more
Finaly: SC upholds the murderer Mumtaz Qadri’s death sentence
The Supreme Court of Pakistan has upheld the death sentence of Mumtaz Qadri, the man convicted for the cold blooded premeditated murder of former Punjab governor Salman Taseer. The man he had sworn an oath to protect and defend. Mumtaz Qadri had challenged the Islamabad High Court (IHC) verdict... Read more
Modi forces low performing made-in-India plane on reluctant military
The Indian  govt has turned down its military’s request to expand the acquisition of 36 fighter planes from Dassault Aviation SA to plug vital gaps, officials said, nudging it to accept an indigenous combat plane 32 years in the making. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision, in line with... Read more
German TV channel criticized due to ‘Islamic Merkel’ image
A German TV channel faced opprobrium from its viewers after it aired a mock-up image of German Chancellor Angela Merkel… wearing am Islamic headscarf. The channel ARD was accused of spreading ‘anti-Islam propaganda’ as it showed the photo in the background of a segment on refugee quotas in its... Read more
At least 300 parents move SHC against increase in private school fee
The Sindh High Court earlier yesterday restrained the management of a private educational institute from taking any coercive action against dozens of students for the recovery of exorbitant tuition fee. A two-member SHC bench headed by Justice Sajjad Ali Shah also put the chief secretary, education secretary, director education, administrator... Read more
Pak army ‘taking meaningful actions to back up their words’ insists US army general
The top US military commander in Afghanistan has said that, “Pakistan no longer discriminates between “good and bad” militants and appears to be taking meaningful actions to back up their words”. In his testimony to the US Senate Armed Services Committee earlier yesterday, during a hearing on the situation in... Read more
KU can throw out students for inviting models but not for bringing guns
 At the University of Karachi (KU), inviting a supermodel as a guest speaker can get you suspended and even thrown out however,. bringing firearms to the campus will, merely get you a show-cause notice. Earlier this week, the varsity expelled a student, Araib Khan, for inviting Ayyan Ali to... Read more
PAC seeks details of smuggled vehicles from FBR
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the National Assembly earlier yesterday sought details of “confiscated, smuggled and tampered with” vehicles from the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) It also directed the FBR t to furnish details as to how many of those were auctioned, given to government departments and were... Read more