ADB appoints first woman country director Xiaohong Yang to Pakistan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed China’s Xiaohong Yang as new Country Director for Pakistan. According to ADB...
Musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world
Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an...
Ghulam Mustafa Khar joins PTI
Ghulam Mustafa Khar has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday. Khar made the announcement after meeting Imran Khan at...
Imran Khan to lead Raiwind March on 30th
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan has finallay announced to lead Raiwind March on Sept 30. IK while addressing a PTI Workers Convention in Islamabad to announce course of actions for the march said “All Pakistan is invited to reach Raiwind on Sept 30. Preparations for the march and departure of... Read more
PTI Youth Wing coup against Jahangir Tareen
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Youth Wing kicked off an internal fight between Youth Wing and Secretary General Jahangir Khan Tareen. PTI Youth Wing has revolted against him and has printed banners and posters calling for his removal. PTI Additional General Secretary Saifullah Niazi also reportedly resigned from his post after developing differences... Read more
A giant lizard intrudes Formula One track
Formula One acquired an exotic addition to its list of wildlife hazards on Saturday after a large monitor lizard wandered onto the Singapore Grand Prix circuit during final practice. “There’s a giant lizard on the track,” exclaimed Red Bull driver Max Verstappen. “You came face to face with Godzilla,”... Read more
Russia cancels manned space launch over ‘technical’ issues
Russia on Saturday cancelled a planned manned space launch expected in one week due to “technical reasons,” giving no explanation or a new launch date. “Russian space agency (Roscosmos) has decided to move the launch of Soyuz MS-02 ship planned for September 23 due to technical reasons after holding... Read more
Alvarez knocks out Smith for share of super welterweight world title
Los Angeles: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez knocked out previously unbeaten Liam “Beefy” Smith in the ninth round Saturday to regain a share of the super welterweight world title before more than 51,000 at AT&T Stadium in Texas. With most of the crowd behind him at the cavernous home of the... Read more
Iranian Paralympic cyclist dies in race accident
Rio de Janeiro: An Iranian Paralympic cyclist died Saturday after an accident in the road race on the penultimate day of the Rio Games, a Paralympic official said. Bahman Golbarnezhad, 48, fell during the event and died of his injuries despite an attempt to take him to hospital for... Read more
PTI Saifullah Niazi resigns as Additional Secretary General
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Central Additional Secretary General, Saifullah Khan Niazi has resigned from his post after developing differences over party policies According to the party spokesman Naeem-ul-Haq confirmed that Niazi had submitted his resignation as the party leader. He was appointed as the deputy central organizer of the party in 2015. It... Read more
´Game of Thrones´ tipped to make Emmy’s history
Blood and guts fantasy epic “Game of Thrones” is tipped to triumph on Sunday as the most successful show ever at the coveted Emmy Awards, television´s equivalent of the Oscars. The HBO series already has nine statuettes from last weekend´s Creative Arts Emmys, which mainly reward behind-the-scenes personnel, giving... Read more
29 people injured in New York’s Chelsea explosion
An explosion in New York´s Chelsea neighborhood injured multiple people Saturday night, police said. At least 29 people have been injured after an explosion at 131 West 23rd Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues) in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. “Explosion happened at roughly 8:30pm (0030 GMT Sunday) on... Read more
Five killed as jeep plunges into ravine in Muzaffarabad
Five people including four women were killed when a jeep plunged into a ravine here in Muzaffarabad. According to details, the jeep went out of driver’s control and fell into a ravine at Chinari area due to which five people including four women and a girl lost their lives.... Read more
Indian army brigade HQ attacked in IOK, 17 dead
17 soldiers have been killed in a terror attack at an army administrative base in Jammu and Kashmir’s Uri near the Line of Control this morning, the worst in recent years. All four terrorists have been killed. Militants attacked an Indian army brigade headquarters near the de facto border... Read more