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...
China sinkhole swallows passers-by
A huge sinkhole opened up in China, swallowing a section of road and passers-by and leaving at least one person missing, state media reported Wednesday. At least three people fell into the 30 metre (99 feet) long, 20 metre wide and nine metre deep sinkhole, which appeared during heavy... Read more
COAS, China military chief discuss CPEC security
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on a day visit arrived in Urumqi, China today. According to a press release issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), both the military leaders discussed military to military relations, bilateral security cooperation and all dimension of long term CPEC security. The... Read more
Death toll rises to 62 as one more civilian killed in Kashmir
 Another Kashmiri died during clashes with Indian troops, pushing the death toll to 62. A curfew continued for the 26th consecutive day on Wednesday. Schools and businesses remained shut and internet services suspended due to a strike called by separatists demanding an end to Indian rule in the region. Despite... Read more
Emirates plane ‘crash lands’ at Dubai airport
An Emirates plane reportedly caught fire after it landed without landing gear at Dubai airport today (Wednesday) According to media reports, the Boeing 777 was flying from Thiruvananthapuram, India, to Dubai, where it had to make an emergency landing. All passengers were reported to have been evacuated safely. The... Read more
Pakistan bowl against England in third Test
Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and elected to field in the third Test against England at Edgbaston on Wednesday. The grey skies above the ground promised to offer swing movement to Pakistan’s fast bowlers and make life difficult for England’s batsmen. As announced by England captain Alastair Cook... Read more
Instagram’s Snapchat-like feature allows 24-hour-limit posts
Users of Instagram, a photo-sharing app owned by Facebook Inc , can now post picture and video slideshows that last 24 hours, a feature similar to the signature function of social media rival Snapchat. Snapchat, which launched in 2011, got its initial boost from millennials, especially teenagers, who value... Read more
Clinton extends lead over Trump to 8 percentage points
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton extended her lead over Republican rival Donald Trump to eight percentage points, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday, from six points on Friday. The bump for Clinton followed the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia last week at which Clinton and her supporters... Read more
North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea: South Korea
North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Wednesday from its western region into the sea off its east coast, South Korea’s military said, the latest in a series of launches in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions. Wednesday’s launch was from a region in South Hwanghae province to the... Read more
FC foils terror plot on Independence Day
Frontier Corps Balochistan and law-enforcement agencies in Barkhan on Tuesday foiled a terror bid in a joint operation. According to FC spokesman, FC foiled a terror holed up in Barkhan area to sabotage plan to on Independence Day. The spokesman said ten mortar shells, four landmines, two anti-tank landmines,... Read more
Foolproof security of cattle market ordered
Governor Sindh Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan has directed for foolproof security arrangements and provision of all facilities to the buyers and sellers of sacrificial animals at the Central Cattle Mandi at Superhighway. This he directed while presiding over a meeting to review arrangements for Cattle Mandi at Super highway... Read more
FBR issues immovable property valuation tables for major cities
The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) on Tuesday issued property valuation tables for major cities of the country for the purpose of calculation of capital gain tax. The valuation has been agreed between business community and FBR in recent parleys which concluded last Saturday and announced by Finance Minister... Read more
Three young girls commit suicide in Attock
Three young girls collectively commit suicide after consumed toxic medicine to  over a minor dispute in Attock. According to rescue sources, three young girls of age 6 in Takbeer colony commit suicide over a minor domestic issue. The rescue team shifted them to hospital where three of them were pronounced dead.  The... Read more
Car bomb targeting security forces in Libya kills 22
A car bomb targeting security forces on Tuesday in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi killed 22 people and wounded 20, a spokesman for the forces and medical officials said. The blast occurred in a residential area in the Guwarsha district, the scene of fighting between security forces loyal... Read more
Pakistan coy about changes ahead of third Test
Pakistan were determined to give away as little as possible ahead of the third Test against England at Edgbaston on Wednesday. Following a 330-run defeat in the second Test at Old Trafford, which saw England level the four-match series at 1-1, there is likely to be a change in... Read more