Pope Francis takes a rickshaw ride in Bangladesh
Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature enjoyed a rickshaw ride during a visit to St Mary´s Cathedral in Dhaka,...
Amazon brings Alexa from home to office in a new AI push
Amazon announced Thursday it is bringing its Alexa digital assistant to the workplace, expanding artificial intelligence (AI) efforts that...
Nine martyred, 30 injured in Peshawar attack
Eleven people were martyred and around 30 injured in a terrorists attack at the Directorate of Agriculture, Peshawar early...
KPK Assembly passes resolution for merger of FATA into KPK
The session of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Assembly chaired by Speaker Assad Qaisar Wednesday passed resolution demanding merger of FATA in KP province. The resolution was moved by Dr. Haider Ali of PTI. The resolution demanded that tribal areas should be merged in KP keeping in view the aspiration and... Read more
COAS vows to conclude Karachi Operation
Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Corps Headquarters and Rangers Headquarters in Karachi. COAS was given detailed briefing about operational preparedness of the formation and security situation in Sindh particularly City of Karachi. Overall accomplishments of the operation so far and way forward remained... Read more
Wajihuddin launches political party ‘Aam Loeg Ittehad’
Justice (Retd) Wajihuddin, a former Supreme Court judge and senior leader of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Wednesday launched a new political party “Aam Loeg Ittehad (ALI)” with the commitment to serve the nation sincerely and focus on problems of the common man. Addressing a news conference here at the National... Read more
PTI, PPP protest in NA as Speaker rejects privilege motion
Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq rejected the privilege motion of opposition Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the issue of the Panama Leaks. “The matter is sub judice. It cannot be allowed to be taken up in the Parliament for now,” Speaker Ayaz Sadiq said. “We have... Read more
KCCI pays glowing tribute to outgoing Corps Commander, DG Rangers
Business leaders and office bearers of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) have congratulated Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar and Lt Gen Bilal Akbar on their appointments as DG ISI and Chief of General Staff respectively. They paid tribute to both the officers for their untiring efforts and noteworthy... Read more
Yasir Shah, Wahab Riaz scuffle during practice session
Leg-spinner Yasir Shah and fast bowler Wahab Riaz scuffled during the net practice before the first test match against Australia. According to local news channels, the two players had quarreled after verbal altercation when they were playing football; however, other players intervened and averted the clash. The unpleasant incident came... Read more
LUMS clarifies stance on drugs policy, following death of student in hostel room
Following death of a student Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has issued a statement clarifying its stance on drug usage on campus. A LUMS student, Shahmir Asif Bajwa was found dead on December 12 in an on-campus hostel room had overdosed on drugs. Shahmir was found unconscious in his room... Read more
Does Pokemon get you on the Go? For a bit, says study
It has been hailed as a revolutionary way to get people moving, using smartphones to pursue cartoon creatures through city parks and streets on foot, instead of taking the car or metro. But has Pokemon Go made people more active and healthy? A study Wednesday reported mixed success. In... Read more
Kanye West meets with Trump to discuss ‘multicultural issues’
Kanye West met Republican President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday to discuss what he said were “multicultural issues” including bullying, education and violence. West’s meeting at Manhattan’s Trump Tower sent social media into a frenzy and fueled speculation about a possible performance at Trump’s Jan. 20 inauguration or an informal... Read more
Afghan bag shirt boy meets idol Messi
An Afghan boy who became an internet sensation after pictures of him wearing an improvised Lionel Messi football shirt went viral finally got to meet his superstar idol on Tuesday. Murtaza Ahmadi met the Barcelona forward in Doha, where the Spanish league champions are due to play a friendly... Read more
Rio gets UNESCO world heritage status
Rio de Janeiro, nicknamed the Marvelous City, officially entered the UN´s list of world heritage sites Tuesday in recognition of its soaring granite cliffs, urban rainforest and beaches. The UN cultural body, UNESCO, highlighted the “extraordinary fusion” of man-made and natural beauty in certifying Rio on the world heritage... Read more
Apex committee decides to crackdown against drug mafia, street crimes
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Muard Ali Shah said the success of Apex Committee in restoring peace in the city was strategic partnership of Pakistan Army, Ranger and police and top of it was the will of his government. “This strategic partnership worked well because of being on the same... Read more
KPK government rejects Qatar prince request to hunt houbara bustard
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government had rejected an application by a prince from Qatar to allow him hunt the “rare and precious” birds especially houbara bustard in protected areas of the province. Ishtiaq Urmar, advisor to Chief Minister Pervez Khattak for Environment, Forests and Wildlife, KPK  said there were two... Read more
Rehman Bhola shifted to Pakistan
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has brought back Baldia factory fire accused Rehman Bhola to Pakistan. A team of FIA shifted Abdul Rahman alias Bhola to Karachi on Tuesday. The  two-member team of the FIA went to Thailand where Bhola was arrested by the Interpol on December 03 on Pakistan’s request. The... Read more