Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
Supreme Court directs the removal of all billboards in Karachi within 15 days
The Supreme Court (SC) earlier today ordered the removal of all the billboards fixed at public areas, flyovers, streets, green belts and footpaths in Karachi within 15 days. A three-member bench headed by Justice Saqib Nisar conducted the hearing in SC Karachi registry. Justice Saqib Nisar expressed concern over the... Read more
120-bed maternity ward inaugurated at JPMC
The American Ambassador David Hale and Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah together inaugurated the new PKR 628 million maternity ward at Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre (JPMC) that was funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).  The 120-bed maternity ward replaces an older one with only 80... Read more
The Dead could be brought ‘back to life’ in groundbreaking project
A groundbreaking trial to see if there is a possibility to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health agencies. A biotech company in the US, has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients to test whether parts of their central nervous system can be brought back... Read more
Quetta:Bodies of 4 murdered minor girls recovered from water tank
The dead bodies of at least four girls, aged between two and 10, were recovered earlier todayday from a water tank in the Faizabad area adjacent to Quetta’s airport road, said police officials. The girls’ father, Mehmood Khan, alleged his daughters were initially poisoned by their mother and then... Read more
Cricket: Pakistan head coach search hits blank wall as Law turns down offer
Pakistan’s search for a new national coach hit a brick wall earlier today as officials said their top pick, Australia’s Stuart Law, turned down a job widely seen as one of the toughest in international cricket. The post was left vacant after Waqar Younis resigned following Pakistan’s disastrous World Twenty20 in... Read more
Italy only has 8 mosques for an approximately 1.6 million Muslim population
Italy only has 8 mosques for an approximately 1.6 million Muslim population according to a social science researcher and author of Mosques of Italy, Maria Bombardieri, Muslims in Italy have about 800 cultural centres and informal prayer rooms, usually in garages, basements and warehouses which they use for various religious and... Read more
Thar Famine: Newborn dies in Mithi hospital, death toll reaches 312
Yet another  newborn died at the Civil Hospital Mithi earlier today, bringing the death toll of malnutrition children in Tharparkar and adjacent areas to 312 in the past four months. According to sources, the newborn was on ventilator in Civil Hospital Mithi where he died during treatment. Currently over... Read more
“This could be my last fight in America” Boxer Amir Khan takes a jab at Donald Trump
Two boxers — one a British-Pakistani Muslim, the other Mexican — will fight in the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday, but not before they shared a light  laugh at their mutual ‘enemy’, Donald Trump’s expense. The boxers in question, Amir Khan and Canelo Alvarez,... Read more
Court issues arrest warrants for ex senate chairman Nayyar Bukhari, son
A local court in Islamabad has formally issued arrest warrants for former chairman Senate Nayyar Bukhari and his son Jarar Shah for thrashing a cop at the entry gate of F-8 Kachehri. The Margala Police earlier yesterday registered an FIR against the former custodian of the Upper House under... Read more
Rangers kill 2 smugglers near Lahore border
Two smugglers were killed in an exchange of heavy fire with Punjab Rangers in Batapur, the border area of Lahore. Police sources said at least two smugglers were crossing Ghondi border in Batapur when the security forces ordered them to stop. Instead of complying with the orders, the suspected smugglers... Read more
16-year-old girl set on fire and murdered as ‘punishment’ by Abbottabad jirga
The cold blooded murder of a 16-year-old girl who was strangled and set on fire in Galyat’s Makol village has been linked to the orders given by a local jirga last week, police said earlier  today. Abbottabad police said a 15-member jirga called by the Makol village councillor Pervez ordered for... Read more
No intention to diminish relations with Pakistan insists US govt
The United States has ‘absolutely no intention’ of diminishing its relationship with Pakistan in any way, claimed the US State Department. At the Tuesday news briefing, the department’s spokesman outrightly refused to criticise Pakistan for saying that it would look for other options if a deal for buying eight... Read more
Pakistan’s ‘solar kids’ puzzle doctors as they rise and set with the sun
 Shoaib, Rashid and Ilyas — three children hailing from a Balochistan village that is absolutely stunned by their mysterious illness. Residents of Mian Kundi, a village some 15 kilometres from Quetta, the children aged one, nine and 13 are forced into stillness when the suns sets, and anxiously wait for it to... Read more
ITER membership: Pakistan stays out of nuclear fusion project
Islamabad: Pakistan’s ambition for securing membership to the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) group – one of the most ambitious energy projects in the world – are being hindered by shortage of both funds and capable researchers, experts said on Wednesday. For the last 13 years, Pakistan has persistently been struggling... Read more