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...
3 alleged ‘RAW-trained’ terrorists remanded into Rangers custody
The paramilitary Sindh Rangers have presented three accused before the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) of Justice Farooq Shah in Karachi earlier yesterday and secured a 90-day remand of all three accused. Speaking to journalists outside the ATC, Rangers’ Colonel Shahid identified the three accused who belong to a political party, as Fahim,... Read more
Bogus NADRA help centres: Fraud warning in UK
The High Commission of Pakistan in London has warned overseas Pakistanis against fraudulent NADRA help centres in the UK which are supposedly charging hundreds of pounds for fake identity cards that ostensibly allow ‘visa-free’ travel to Pakistan. Many self-styled ‘NADRA Advice Bureaus’ have opened up after online applications began... Read more
Coming soon: Priyanka Chopra as Ms. Marvel
 Priyanka Chopra has landed the voice part of Ms Marvel for gaming app Marvels Avengers Academy. The character of Ms. Marvel is named Kamala Khan in her real life and is a teenaged Pakistani-American with body-morphing powers. We think PeeCee sounds a little older than a teenager in some parts!... Read more
Opposition cries foul over alleged govt delaying tactics regarding the census
Various members from different opposition parties during the National Assembly session earlier yesterday lambasted the government over its alleged delaying tactics over the national census issue. Opposition leader in the National Assembly, Syed Khurshid Shah said that the government should not do away with the census in the wake of questions... Read more
Logistics & technology Park to be built for $1.5 billion as part of CPEC
The Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain said that, “the Pak-China Science, Technology, Commerce and Logistic Park would be established in Islamabad at an estimated cost of $1.5 billion (approx.).” Hussain, addressing a press conference, said it would be set up as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor... Read more
Afridi facing massive pressure on T20 retirement intention
Pakistan’s Twenty20 skipper Shahid Afridi is facing “massive pressure” from both family and friends to not retire from international cricket in April at the end of the World T20 tournament to be held in India. Afridi plays only T20 internationals for Pakistan and is now reconsidering his decision to quit the... Read more
Gen Raheel’s decision to refuse extension premature insists PPP’s Zardari
The Pakistan Peoples Party Co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari has said that, “the attempt by ‘certain quarters’ to seek the army’s role in accountability and other national affairs is inappropriate.” “Expecting the army’s role in political matters, accountability and other national issues is not fitting. Eternal sacrifices of the army should... Read more
Country above USA  YouTube star Jus Reign forced to remove turban before boarding flight
A Sikh  YouTube star from the country above USA on Monday stated he was forced to remove his turban at San Francisco airport before boarding his flight. Jasmeet Singh, better known as comedian and YouTube star Jus Reign, said he was made to take off his turban at after... Read more
Its Plastic: Mars recalls its iconic candy bars in 55 countries
The famous US based  chocolate maker Mars said earlier yesterday that it’s recalling candy bars and other items in around 55 countries in Europe and elsewhere after plastic was found in one of its products. Roel Govers, spokesman for Mars in the Netherlands, told The Associated Press that the recall affects... Read more
Student groups clash at FUUAST Varsity: 2 teachers injured
At least two teachers were injured in a clash between two student groups at Maulvi Abdul Haq campus of the Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science and Technology (FUUAST) in Karachi earlier today. According to sources, classes were suspended due to the clash of students. Sources said enraged members of... Read more
Pakistani workers in middle east countries fear job cuts as oil prices stay weak
“Plunging global oil prices may trigger a massive layoff of Pakistani workers in Gulf countries, which may hold back the surging growth in remittances, effectively the largest source of financing for the current account deficit,” stated Riaz Riazuddin, Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) earlier yesterday. However, the... Read more
Teenage girl gang-raped in  Attock, KPK
A teenage girl was mercilessly gang-raped in the limits of Motiyan village council, police sources stated earlier yesterday. According to investigating officer, Sub-inspector Syed Shabir Shah, the medical examination of the victim confirmed she had been gang-raped. Law-enforcement officers have picked up three of the four suspects. Kotnajibullah police... Read more
US SoS John Kerry seeks $742m in aid for Pakistan, Afghanistan
Requesting $742 million in aid to Pakistan, the US Secretary of State John Kerry told US lawmakers earlier yesterday that, “the Obama administration was helping Afghanistan and Pakistan fight terrorism.” “We are helping Afghanistan and Pakistan to counter violent extremism, deepening our strategic dialogue with India, supporting democratic gains... Read more
3 Pakistanis shortlisted for world’s biggest ever photography contest
Three Pakistani photographers have been shortlisted for the 2016 edition of the biggest ever photography competition: The Sony World Photography Awards. Kumail Rizvi, Shahzad Khan and Zohaib Tariq have been recognised in the awards’ youth competition for photographers aged 19 and under. Rizvi was shortlisted in the ‘youth environment’... Read more