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...
Turkish parliament approves Israel reconciliation deal
The Turkish parliament approved a deal to normalise ties with Israel after a delay caused by last month´s attempted coup, state-run media reported Saturday. Lawmakers ratified late Friday the agreement to restore relations between the two former close regional allies after a six-year rift, before parliament was due to... Read more
Top secret Cold War-era banknotes surface in Poland
Top secret Cold War-era banknotes printed by the Warsaw Pact for use in case of a war with the West were shown publicly in the Polish capital for the first time on Friday. Code-named “E-17”, the crisp notes issued in the 1970s and classified as top secret until 2015... Read more
DIPS advises schools to increase security in Karachi
The Directorate of Inspection of Private Schools (DIPS) has advised all the private schools to increase the security measures in Karachi. Director General DIPS directed 16 points mandatory security guidelines to the management of all the private schools on Saturday. The private schools are advised to keep and maintain a... Read more
Nine terrorists killed in Khyber Agency
Pakistan Army killed Nine terrorists in an aerial and ground operation operations  in Khyber Agency. According to ISPR, Pakistan Army carried out operation in Rajgal area, killing nine militants and destroyed six hideouts along with ammunition and weapons. The area borders Afghanistan. Last week, Pakistan’s military killed at least... Read more
Martyrdom anniversary of Rashid Minhas today
The 45th martyrdom anniversary of Rashid Minhas is being observed today. Pilot Officer Rashid Minhas was born on February 17, 1951 at Karachi. Rashid Minhas spent his early childhood in Lahore. Later, the family shifted to Rawalpindi. Minhas had his early education from St Mary’s Cambridge School Rawalpindi. Later... Read more
CCA Inquiry finds fault with Mi-17 repair journey
A preliminary Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) inquiry into the recent Punjab government Mi-17 helicopter crash in Afghanistan en route Russia points out several flaws in planning and execution of the repair and maintenance journey. “An elaborate electronic system for checking metal fatigue (a weakness that develops in metal structures... Read more
US astronauts prepare station for commercial space taxis
Two NASA astronauts left the International Space Station on Friday for a 6-1/2-hour spacewalk to install a parking spot for upcoming commercial space taxis, which will end US reliance on Russia for rides to the orbiting outpost. Station commander Jeff Williams and flight engineer Kate Rubins floated outside the... Read more
Road Accident: Two killed, six injured in Punjab
At least two people were killed and six other injured when a passenger bus rammed into a roadside hotel on late  Friday night. According to police, the accident occurred after break of the vehicle failed on Multan Road. The dead and injured were taken to a nearby hospital by... Read more
Zika spreads to Miami Beach, U.S. expands travel warning
Federal health officials on Friday warned pregnant women not to travel to trendy Miami Beach after Florida confirmed that the mosquito-borne Zika virus was active in the popular tourist destination. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also suggested that pregnant women who are especially worried about exposure... Read more
Petroleum prices to reduce in September
The petroleum prices are likely to be slashed by Rs4.35 per litre in the upcoming month of September. According to sources, the price of petrol is likely to be reduced by Rs2.60 per litre. Likewise, the prices of High Speed Diesel (HSD) Rs3.46, High Octane Blending Component (HOBC) Rs4.35... Read more
GB assembly passes resolution against Modi’s remarks
The Gilgit-Baltistan legislative Assembly on Friday unanimously passed a resolution against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks. The resolution termed Modi’s statements ‘madness’ and an attempt to divert attention from the atrocities taking place in Indian occupied Kashmir. Every child in Gilgit-Baltistan is ready to fight for the defense... Read more
Trump pleads for black votes: ´What do you have to lose?´
Donald Trump made a sustained pitch Friday to African American voters, who have overwhelmingly flocked to his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, telling them: “what do you have to lose?” The Republican presidential nominee, who languishes in the polls both nationwide and in virtually every battleground state, faces an uphill... Read more
Mission accomplished as Bolt seals ´triple-triple´
Usain Bolt brought the curtain down on his Olympic career with a record-equalling ninth gold medal on Friday, anchoring Jamaica to relay glory in a perfectly-scripted finale to complete his unprecedented “triple-triple.” The 29-year-old superstar, widely seen as the greatest sprinter in history, stormed over the line in 37.27sec... Read more
FIA to deport US spy on Saturday morning
The federal government has decided to deport  arrested US spy Matthew Barret. Mathew will leave for London from Pakistan on Saturday morning at 6:00am via London through PIA flight PK-657. Sources of Federal Investigation Agency said Barret had been shifted to Lahore from where he will leave for London. All the... Read more