Yasir spins Pakistan to clinical win against Windies in first Test
Yasir Shah completed a six-wicket haul to spearhead the second innings rout of the West Indies as Pakistan achieved...
Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live
A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday,...
Iran nuclear deal under review as uncertainty grows
Iran and major powers met Tuesday in Vienna to review adherence to their 2015 nuclear deal as uncertainty grows...
Pakistan-born scientist played key role in major scintific discovery
Pakistani-born Zoroastrian astrophysicist Dr Nergis Mavalvala was among the team of alert scientists who, for the first time, observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves. The detection – announced only on Thursday – confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein’s 1915 general theory of relativity and... Read more
Baba Ladla gang: LEAs arrest notorius Lyari gangster Babula
The law enforcement agencies (LEAs) arrested a key facilitator of a major Lyari gang earlier today. According to sources, the facilitator is identified as Riaz Babul alias Babula, who is an employee in Lyari’s General Hospital. The sources also added that Babula works for Baba Ladla group Read: Rangers killed Baba Ladla,... Read more
Cop dies as gunmen open fire on checkpoint in capital city
One police officer was killed and at least two others wounded when gunmen opened fire on a checkpoint in Islamabad earlier yesterday, a police spokesman said. The incident happened on the edge of the capital when police tried to stop two men on a motorcycle for a routine search.... Read more
Apple all set to launch new iPhone, iPad in by next month
Apple Inc is all set to introduce its next iPhone and iPad models as soon as March 15 next month, and aims to start selling the devices in the same week, technology blog 9to5Mac reported, citing sources. Apple, which will introduce a new 4-inch iPhone, dubbed the “iPhone 5se”,... Read more
Renowned composer Robin Ghosh passes away
Music composer Robin Ghosh passed away in Bangladesh earlier today. Ghosh was also husband of legendary Pakistani film actress Shabnam. Ghosh moved to Karachi in the 1980s, contributed greatly to the Pakistani film industry. Of his many achievements, one of the greatest was the songs he composed for the film Aaina- one of the... Read more
Rawalpindi Police detain  and subsequently release dozens of students
Rawalpindi Police detained and later on released dozens of students in an overnight raid at a hostel in the garrison city of Rawalpindi. According to local news channel “Samaa Tv” police raided at a private hostel  checked documents of the students and detained dozens of them. New Town police... Read more
Throwing the towel: Sindh govt bans swimming this Valentine’s Day
The Sindh government has slapped a complete ban on swimming at the beaches of Karachi on Valentine’s Day after imposing Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure. According to a notification issued by the home department on Friday, citizens will not be allowed to go beaches on Sunday,... Read more
8 F-16s to be sold to Pakistan, US Congress informed
The Obama administration notified the US Congress on Friday that it planned to sell eight at least eight F-16 fighter/bomber warplanes to Pakistan. The proposed deal will now go through a 30-day notification period after which it will be finalised. Earlier this week, the US State Department informed Congress that... Read more
Global first: National parliament shifts to solar energy
Pakistan’s parliament is now the very first parliament in the whole world to be completely powered by solar energy. Members of the National Assembly met for the first time while the lower house was being powered by solar power on Friday. Speaker Ayaz Sadiq announced that the solar panels... Read more
US concerned over security of Pakistan’s nuclear bombs
The United States State Department has said that the US is concerned over the security of Pakistan’s nuclear bombs amidst rising tensions between Pakistan and India. In a daily media briefing, Mark C. Toner, Deputy Spokesperson of US State Department said, “US is concerned both about the security of... Read more