Toy bomb kills 6 children in South Waziristan
A bomb resembling a toy killed at least six children Sunday in Pakistan’s  northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials...
Actor Johnny Depp apologizes for Trump assassination joke
Johnny Depp on Friday apologized for joking about assassinating U.S. President Donald Trump, saying his remarks were in “poor...
149 burnt to death as oil tanker catches fire in Bahawalpur
At least 149 people were burnt to death and scores injured after an oil tanker caught fire in Bahawalpur’s...
PIA Lahore-Heathrow flight diverted Stansted airport after UK authorities received security threat
Pakistan International Airlines flight Lahore-Heathrow PK-757 was diverted to Stansted airport after UK authorities received some vague security threat through a phone call. In a press release issued by PIA spokesman stated “Reference media queries it is explained that UK authorities received some vague security threat through an anonymous... Read more
CCP issues notice to ‘Kaymu.pk’ for deceptive marketing
The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) Tuesday issued a show cause notice to an online shopping platform, `Kaymu.pk’, for deceptive marketing practices. The notice was issued with regard to the resolution of disputes between buyers and sellers, return policy, payment and shipping methods, and vague terms and conditions thus... Read more
kitesurfing: Barack Obama vs Richard Branson
Former President Barack Obama who is on his vacation  in the British Virgin Islands. According to a blog post from Branson stated that Branson challenged Obama  to a kitesurfing competition. The rules: Obama would try and learn how to kitesurf, while Branson would try and learn how to foilboard (an... Read more
Australia yet to work out how to stop Kohli – Lehmann
Australia have yet to work out a plan to foil India captain Virat Kohli beyond bowling well and hoping for some “luck” against the in-form batsman, coach Darren Lehmann has said. Kohli was man-of-the-series against England, plundering 655 runs off their bowlers at an average of 109.16 to comfortably... Read more
Suicide bomber kills 20 at Afghanistan´s Supreme Court
A suicide bomber on foot ripped through a crowd of Afghan Supreme Court employees Tuesday, killing at least 20 people and wounding 41 others in the second attack on government institutions in under a month. The assailant detonated the device in the parking lot as employees were boarding a... Read more
Madonna adopts twin girls
US superstar Madonna adopted two four-year-old twin girls from Malawi on Tuesday, a court official in Lilongwe told AFP, adding to two other children she previously adopted from the country. Just two weeks ago, the singer denied that she was involved in any adoption application in Malawi after news... Read more
Pakistan seals 7th consecutive victory in World Blind T20
Pakistan sealed their seventh consecutive victory in the World Blind Twenty20 on Tuesday defeating Bangladesh by 151 runs at the KSCA Ground Alur, Bangalore, India. Pakistan won the toss and opted to bat first. Pakistani openers Badar Munir and Riasat Khan hammered Bangladesh bowlers very well. Badar got out after scoring 93... Read more
Pakistan, ADB sign US$325 mln clean energy agreement
Pakistan and Asian Development Bank (ADB) Tuesday signed a loan agreement US$325 million to improve facilities in education and health sectors of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab by providing clean energy. The ‘Results-Based Loan: Access to Clean Energy Investment Programme’ was signed by, Additional Secretary, Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Anjum Assad... Read more
Man injured due to Indian firing at Khuiratta sector
A man was injured on Tuesday due to Indian army’s unprovoked firing resorted afternoon at Khuiratta sector at the Line of Control. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Ashfaq, 25, laborer of village Tain got injured who was immediately evacuated to the civil hospital for medical treatment. Pakistani troops effectively responded... Read more
Interior Ministry approves FIA request for issuance of red warrants for Altaf Hussain
The Interior Ministry of Pakistan has approved issuance of  red warrants for Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain in hate speech case. An anti-Terrorism Court  Karachi had ordered the authorities to ensure Altaf Hussain’s presence in the court during next hearing. Following the red warrants, Interpol will be... Read more
Houthi Suicide attack on Saudi warship
At least two sailors were killed on board a Saudi warship during an attack on the vessel off the coast of Yemen, with footage purportedly showing the strike released. Local Houthi forces, who are currently battling Saudi-backed fighters loyal to exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in Yemen, have stated... Read more
LUMS student dies of cancer at age of 21
Mahnoor shabbir, a 21 year old student of Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) passed on Monday night after battling with cancer. Mahnoor was diagnosed with cancer and she went through the excruciating treatment, only to face a relapse of the syndrome. On January 18, Mahnoor shared a post on... Read more
Trump admin appeals court to reinstate Muslim travel ban
The US government on Monday defended President Donald Trump’s travel ban as a “lawful exercise” of his authority, and urged an appeals court to reinstate the suspended measure in the interests of national security. Three days after a federal judge put the controversial measure on hold, Justice Department lawyers... Read more
First victims of Mumbai attacks declared dead 8 years on
Three fishermen believed to be the first victims of the Mumbai attacks have been declared dead by an Indian court, more than eight years after the incident which killed over 160 people. The ruling in the civil court in the western state of Gujarat means the men’s families can... Read more