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...
PML-N ranks as least democratic party amongst major parties in Pakistan: Report
The ruling political party in Pakistan, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is the least democratic party in the country. According to the report prepared by Pakistan Institute of Legislative Department and Transparency (PLDAT), the PML-N is followed by the Muttahida Qaumi Movement and the Jamait Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl, rated as the second least democratic parties... Read more
Karachi Police kill eight militants in encounter
At least eight militants were killed in a shootout with police in Karachi earlier yesterday. According to SSP Karachi police, Rao Anwar, the shootout took place in Pipri area on the outskirts metropolitan. Talking to media Anwar said that raid was carried on a tip-off that banned terror outfit were... Read more
Terror outfit LEJ’s key operative Asif Chotu arrested from DG Khan
The sectarian terror outfit the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi’s (LEJ) key  operative has been arrested in Dera Ghazi Khan. According to a police source, LEJ key operative, Asif Chotu was held after the police launched a search operation in DG Khan. Chotu was wanted by the police in the Justice Baqar Maqbool attack case... Read more
Fawad Khan pokes fun at his superstar persona
Fawad Khan seems to have always been careful to present a very polished image to the world — Something akin to the role he played in Khoobsurat with Sonam Kapoor. That seems to be changing now. In a quirky video for the chips company he promotes he takes on the... Read more
Pakistan authorizes import of ‘game-changing’ Hepatitis-C drug: Health officials
Pakistan has formally authorized the import of an expensive Hepatitis-C drug from the United States to improve treatment for the estimated eight million people carrying the deadly blood infection, health officials claimed earlier today. Hailed by experts as a game-changer, Sovaldi, which has been on the market since 2013, costs... Read more
Pakistan spent a staggering $735 million on arms imports in 2015: Report
Pakistan is reputed to have spent a staggering $735 million on import of arms in 2015, making it the tenth largest arms importer in the world. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute(SIPRI) report, Pakistan slipped one place on the list of global arms importers as imports fell... Read more
Indian worker miraculously survives after 7-foot-long iron rod pierces skull
A young Indian construction worker has quite miraculously survived despite being impaled by a seven-foot rod that pretty much skewered his skull. 24 year old Mohammad Guddu was mixing cement at a construction site in Malad, Mumbai when the rod accidentally fell from a higher floor and pierced through... Read more
“Over 9,000MW electricity to be added in national grid by 2017” PM’s directive
The Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif has directed the concerned departments to ensure completion of ongoing power projects on time and on schedule. Chairing a meeting of cabinet committee on energy in Islamabad earlier today, PM Nawaz said he will monitor the progress on power projects on a regular basis.... Read more
“Dr Asim caused Rs 450 bn loss to national kitty” NAB report
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed an inquiry report in an accountability court against Dr Asim Hussain charging him of causing a staggering Rs450 billion loss to the national kitty through corruption, money laundering, illegal allotment of land and grabbing of commission. The AC judge inquired from the... Read more
13-year-old servant girl brutally tortured over suspected theft
 A doctor has been accused of beating, burning and even chopping off the hair of a 13-year-old girl, who worked as a domestic servant at his house, after he accused the child of stealing some jewellery. Alia*, who hailed from Swabi, had been working at Dr Shakil’s residence at... Read more
India reacts negatively to Sonam Kapoor’s role in Neerja
Sonam Kapoor has seemingly given the performance of her career in the Indian movie  Neerja. The movie is based around the story of slain flight attendant Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life in 1986 to save over 300 passengers from terrorists who hijacked Pan Am Flight 73 in Karachi. Neerja has... Read more
Pathankot case: “FIR registration is step ahead but not enough” Indian defence minister
Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar earlier today asserted that Pakistan’s filing of an FIR in the Pathankot attack case is ‘not enough’ and ‘serious’ action should be taken to ensure India’s satisfaction. “Registration of a case is merely a step ahead but it won’t do. There should be serious investigation. Our... Read more
PPP’s Bilawal Bhutto summons Rehman Malik to Dubai
The  Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has summoned Rehman Malik to Dubai to discuss with him the overall political situation of the country. Sources said that NAB actions and the overall political situation in country particularly in Sindh is likely to be discussed during the meeting.... Read more
“ISIL’s Jihadi brides are suckers for bad boy sex appeal”
Shazia Mirza, who claims to be the world’s first devoutly Muslim woman stand-up comic, made her name in Britain and the United States in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks by starting her shows with the line, “My name is Shazia Mirza — at least that’s what is... Read more