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...
Imran comes up with a 5-point ‘charter of demands’
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman,Imran Khan, has now come up with a five-point charter of demands, threatening the government that he would take to streets if the demands went not met. Addressing a mammoth rally in Dera Murad Jamali, Balochistan, Imran called for reduction in prices of diesel and... Read more
Following is the schedule of all the matches of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) currently being held in the UAE Dubai International Cricket Stadium N/A Sun Feb 7D/N 15:00 local | 11:00 GMT 06:00 EST | 16:00 PKT 6th T20 – Islamabad United v Karachi Kings Dubai International Cricket... Read more
“US must choose… Turkey or Syrian Kurds” Turkish autocrat Edrogan
Turkey’s autocratic President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed fury at a US official’s visit to a Kurdish militia group controlling the Syrian town of Kobane, urging Washington to choose between Turkey and the “terrorists” there. A delegation including senior US diplomat Brett McGurk, special envoy to an international coalition fighting... Read more
Dope test: ICC imposes 3-month ban on Yasir Shah
Pakistan’s ace leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been banned for three months after he pleaded guilty for a failed dope test last year, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said earlier today. “Shah has been suspended from all cricket-related activities for three months after pleading guilty to breaching Article 2.1 of... Read more
Apple’s ‘Error 53’ could totaly shut down your iPhone forever
iPhone users are complaining about the mother of all errors. A ‘horror rather then an error  that renders an unsuspecting user’s phone useless if it detects that the handset has been repaired by a third-party instead of at an Apple store. Error 53 shows up on the phone screen... Read more
JI all set to launch national ‘anti-corruption campaign’ from next month
The Jamat-e-Islami (JI) Amir Sirajul Haq earlier yesterday announced that his party will launch a country-wide campaign against what he described as ‘the scourge of corruption’ from next month onwards. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, the JI Amir said his party will wage a campaign against financial, electoral... Read more
PM’s orders: HEC forms panels to review 100 educational institutes
The Higher Education Commission (HEC) complying with the express orders of the Prime Minister has constituted several panels of experts to review at least 100 Higher Education Institutions (HEI) across the country to ensure adherence of universities policies and practices to the defined quality assurance criteria and guidelines for... Read more
Swimming: Swan nails Pakistan’s first gold at South Asian Games
Pakistan’s own Lianna Catherine Swan won the coveted gold medal in the women’s 200m breaststroke on Saturday at the 12th South Asian Games in Guwahati, India. Swan completed the competition in 2:48.85. Hasanthi Nugawela (2:49.17) of Sri Lanka and Romana Akter (2:49.60) of Bangladesh were second and third. Pakistan... Read more
10 people burnt alive in Thatta blaze
At least ten people killed in a late night blaze that erupted in shanties and howels of an isolated island in Thatta. According to police and rescue officials, the incident took place in an island near Keti Bandar. Police said intense blaze engulfed several huts late on Saturday, and before the... Read more
PIA resumes flight operations but only partialy
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has partially resumed flight operations after a strike that continued for 6 days straight. According sources, two PIA planes have reached Jeddah to bring back 800 Umrah pilgrims stranded in Saudi Arabia over past few days. The pilgrims will land in Islamabad. Flight operation in... Read more