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...
WT20: Australia defeat Bangladesh by 3 wickets
Australia beat Bangladesh by three wickets in a thrilling World Twenty20 clash in Bangalore earlier today. Skipper Steve Smith’s side chased down Bangladesh’s total of 156 for five in 18.3 overs after winning the toss and electing to field first. The victory rekindles Australia’s campaign for their first ever... Read more
Killer Elephant tramples 4 men to death in Bangal, India
A wild elephant wrecked havoc in West Bengal, India, where it has already killed at least four villagers and injured two others. Prakash Boyra, 40, died after one of the elephants threw him into the air with its trunk and then trampled him. Images filmed by fellow villages show the... Read more
WT20: Bangladesh score a fighting 156/5 against Australia
Mahmudullah struck an unbeaten 49 not out as Bangladesh made 156 for five against Australia in their World Twenty20 clash in Bangalore earlier today. The swashbuckling allrounder smashed seven fours and one six off just 29 balls after Australian captain Steve Smith won the toss and opted to bowl first... Read more
Pakistan offers many duty free concessions to carmakers
Pakistan earlier today announced that foreign carmakers seeking to enter the market could import machinery for their plants duty-free, in an attempt to boost competition and cut prices for local drivers. The market has for decades been dominated by Japan’s Suzuki, Toyota and Honda who have been accused of... Read more
Pakistan to face New Zealand in ‘do-or-die’ T20 match
A resurgent New Zealand will want to book a semi-final berth when they take on a troubled Pakistan in a World Twenty20 group match in Mohali tomorrow. Smarting under a six-wicket defeat to arch rivals India, Shahid Afridi’s men need a victory against the table-topping Kiwis to keep their hopes alive of... Read more
President Mamnoon visits strife torn South Waziristan
President Mamnoon Hussain earlier today said that, (the)” armed forces were fighting a decisive war against terrorism in tribal areas as officers and Jawans were rewriting a history of valour and gallantry.” Talking to army officers and Jawans SWA, the President Mamnoon Hussain paid tribute to the forces for their sacrifices,... Read more
Denmark: Woman mysteriously disappears on live TV
A video showing a woman disappearing on live TV has gone viral leaving people utterly baffled. In a footage of an airport interview for Sports Center on Danish TV, a woman can be seen in the background only to disappear the very next second. The woman can be seen... Read more
Karachi: Protesters stage sit-in outside Bangladeshi consulate
Dozens of protesters earlier today staged a sit-in outside the Bangladeshi consulate in Karachi against PM Hasina Wajid’s decision to conduct symbolic hanging of former Pakistan army personnel on Pakistan Day. The protest was organized by Pakistan Muslim Allowance party and was attended by members of civil society as well... Read more
MQM’s Anees Advocate also joins Mustafa Kamal
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) senior leader Anees Ahmed Advocate has also thrown in his lot with Syed Mustafa Kamal’s party in Karachi earlier today. Welcoming Anees Advocate in the party, Mustafa Kamal said Anees Advocate had remained a senior member of the MQM, its  MNA and also a member of party’s... Read more
PML-N issues Senate ticket to senior party worker
 Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) earlier today issued a Senate ticket to its party worker from Balochistan against a vacant seat. The seat fell vacant after Iqbal Zafar Jhgra resigned before he was made Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The party awarded Senate ticket to Sardar Yaqoob Khan Nasir after the prime... Read more
Infamous Amir Liaquat warned of possible terror attack by TTP
The Interior Ministry has warned infamous  TV host and former provincial minister for religious affairs Amir Liaquat Hussain of a possible militant attack over his recent “remarks against religious personalities”. “It has been learnt that the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) miscreants are planning to target Amir Liaquat Hussain, former minister for... Read more
Balochistan: 12 terrorists killed in Kohlu
 The Frontier Corps (FC) paramilitary force, during a big search operation in the Kohlu district of Balochistan earlier today, liquidated at least 12 terrorists. According to a spokesman for the Frontier Corps (FC) paramilitary force, the 12 terrorists belonged to banned outfits. The terrorists were involved in target-killings, attacks on... Read more
Apple widely expected to launch smaller, cheaper iPhone today
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is widely expected to launch a smaller, cheaper iPhone later today aimed at emerging markets and possibly China, the world’s biggest buyer of smartphones, as it looks to reverse a decline in worldwide sales of its flagship product. The launch of such a phone that market pundits believe to... Read more
“FIA must probe funding of PTI” Party dissident
A founding member of the Imran Khan led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Akbar S Babar has asked the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) to probe charges of money laundering and illegal foreign funding of the PTI on the same lines of inquiry ordered by the interior minister against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM).... Read more