Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Pakistan has potential for strong economic growth: study
Pakistan has the potential for achieving strong economic growth till 2030, says a study, provided it successfully overcomes five major...
Karachi traders demand extension of Rangers’ special powers
All Karachi Tajir Ittehad (AKTI) has issued an ultimatum to the Sindh government demanding an immediate extension of Rangers special policing powers in the city. Chairman All Karachi Tajir Ittehad (AKTI) Atiq Mir while addressing a protest rally in front of Karachi Press Club. “All Karachi traders will stage protest... Read more
US consulate Karachi issues visa within 48 hours
U.S. Consulate Karachi’s Consular Section was showcased for the media to show its visa operations. Nonimmigrant Visa Chief Mary Pellegrini briefing media about the visa process said “so legitimate travelers can go to the United States, while still ensuring that we protect U.S. citizens and visitors.We want to give all... Read more
LHC rejects bail plea of Kasur scandal accused
Lahore High Court (LHC) rejected the petition filed by central accused of Kasur video scandal for bail. In the plea the accused of Kasur scandal, Tanzeel-ur-Rehman, Atiq-ur-Rehman and Saleem Sherazi stated that they had nothing to do with Kasur video scandal and their name were included by political opponents, while the... Read more
AIG operations Islamabad police Aashir Hameed found dead in room
AIG Operations Islamabad Police Aashir Hameed was found dead on Friday in his room. Blood had exuded out of his mouth, while no weapon was found in the room. He was a resident of Police Lines Area. According to initial reports, reason behind his death could not be ascertained.... Read more
PM mocks PTI over two seat in AJK elections
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif mocked Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leadership over winning two seats in AJK polls and movement announced by the PTI against government saying one could guess as what would be the scale of that movement. Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday vowed to bring about a revolution of development... Read more
One security personnel killed in Swat twin blasts
A security personnel was killed and two civilians were injured in Swat twin blasts on Friday. According to initial reports, two back to back explosions in Swat’s Utror area killed one security personnel and two civilians were injured. Following the first blast the security personnel cordoned off the the roadside bomb explosion area, amid... Read more
Muzaffargarh Police snab Kot Addu paedophile
Muzaffargarh Police have nabbed three suspects in connection with a child abuse case in Kot Addu. Muzaffargarh DPO Owais Ahmed while talking to local news channels claimed that police have arrested three suspects who has also confessed to assaulting 26 children. According to DPO, the suspects would pick up children from the... Read more
Facebook’s solar-powered internet drone takes flight
Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Thursday it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet. Aquila, Facebook’s lightweight, high-altitude aircraft, flew at a few thousand feet for 96 minutes in Yuma, Arizona,... Read more
2nd Test: England choose to bat against Pakistan
England captain Alastair Cook won the toss elected to bat first in second of four-Test series in Manchester on Friday. Alastair Cook confirms that Moeen keeps his place as the sole spinner and Rashid misses out. James Anderson and Ben Stokes return, as forecast, for Steven Finn and Jake... Read more
Indian air force says plane goes missing with 29 on board
An Indian Air Force plane carrying 29 people went missing Friday on its way to Port Blair, capital of the Andaman and Nicobar islands, an air force spokesman told AFP. The Antonov-32 transporter aircraft took off from Chennai (Madras) in southern India at 8.30 am (local time) for Port... Read more
South Indian employees get day off to watch Rajinikanth’s “Kabali”
Many companies abandoned hope of staff coming to work and closed for the day on Friday in the southern city of Chennai as fans of the wildly popular Indian film star Rajinikanth queued overnight for a 4 a.m. screening of his upcoming movie, “Kabali”. Tickets for the flick, which... Read more
How to download and play Pokemon Go
Pokémon Go is Nintendo’s first foray into augmented reality apps for Apple and Android devices, and it has already proved to be incredibly popular, with Pokémon players around the world downloading the app and hunting for pocket monsters. Although most of the world can’t wait to catch Pokémon on... Read more
Samsung sues Huawei in China for patent infringement
Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Friday it sued Huawei Technologies Co Ltd for patent infringements through multiple courts in China, escalating a legal conflict between the smartphone rivals. The South Korean firm sued Huawei in a Beijing court about two weeks ago for allegedly... Read more
Sri Lanka’s cash-strapped airline may lease four planes to PIA
Country’s cash-strapped national airline is in talks to lease four of its Airbus A330 planes to Pakistan International Airlines Corp, a government minister said on Thursday, months after cancelling an order for four Airbus A350 aircraft. State-owned SriLankan Airlines aims to reduce its debt and is looking for an... Read more