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...
Misbah-ul-Haq hits 6 sixes in 6 balls in Hong Kong T20 Blitz
Pakistan Test captain and batsman Misbah-ul-Haq smashed 6 sixes of 6 balls for his team Hong Kong Islands on March 9th in the Hong Kong T20 Blitz. Mishbah who is playing for Hong Kong Islands demolished bowler Imran Arif as he went for consecutive maximums in the 18th over. Misbah... Read more
Australia charges Justin Bieber ‘look-alike’ with over 900 child sex offences
Australian police on Thursday urged fans of Justin Bieber and their parents to stay vigilant on the internet, after they filed charges over more than 900 child sex offences against a man who impersonated the popstar online. Bieber, a 23-year-old Canadian with more than 92 million followers on social... Read more
IHC orders to block blasphemous content, pages on social media
Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday directed authorities to block blasphemous content and pages on social media. IHC Chief Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui, hearing a case regarding the blasphemous content on social media, directed the Secretary Information Technology  to map out a strategy and to block all controversial pages on the... Read more
KKR vs Zalmi: Shah Rukh Khan offers three-match series
Shah Rukh Khan (SRK) offered a three-match series between Peshawar Zalmi and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). SRK, who is also co-owns KKR, has congratulated Zalmi owner Javed Afridi and offered a series between the winners of T20 leagues. Javed Afridi disclosed while talking to daily Urdu newspaper ‘Jang’ reporter... Read more
Kangana lambasts Karan Johar
Kangana Ranaut and Karan Johar’s fight has taken social media in storm as both of them striking back at each other to settle scores. The fight started with Kangana, on  ‘Koffee with Karan’ she called Karan a snooty flag-bearer of nepotism” and hinted that he was running a “movie mafia”.... Read more
India releases two Pakistani students
India has released the two Pakistani students arrested on suspicion of having links with Uri attack, declaring them as innocent. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria told national news channel ‘PTV’ that the two students, Faisal Hussain Awan and Ahsan Khursheed will soon be handed over to Pakistan. India’s National... Read more
Barca proceeds in thrilling champions league match
A goal in the fifth-minute of injury time from Sergi Roberto gave Barcelona a miracle 6-1 win over Paris Saint Germain to reach the Champions League quarter-finals on Wednesday in breathtaking style. Barca scored three times in the last few minutes to go through 6-5 on aggregate having lost... Read more
Playing ´Pokemon Go´ can add thousands of daily step
People who play Pokemon Go may end up taking thousands of extra steps each day, lowering the risk of heart disease particularly in people who are overweight or mainly sedentary, researchers said Wednesday. The study tracked 167 players of the game, which requires users to walk around in pursuit... Read more
WikiLeaks disclosures help US adversaries: CIA
The Central Intelligence Agency Wednesday accused WikiLeaks of endangering Americans, helping US rivals and hampering Washington´s fight against terror threats by releasing what it claimed was a trove of CIA hacking tools. A CIA spokesperson would not confirm the authenticity of the materials published a day earlier by WikiLeaks,... Read more
Smith and Kohli escape charges over DRS incident
Australia captain Steve Smith and his India counterpart Virat Kohli have escaped any charges after a controversial Decision Review System (DRS) incident in this week’s Bengaluru test, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Wednesday. Following India’s 75-run win in the second test, Kohli accused Smith of ‘crossing the... Read more
Nike to launch high-tech hijab for female Muslim athletes
Nike Inc will launch a hijab for female Muslim athletes early next year, becoming the first major sports apparel maker to offer a traditional Islamic head scarf designed specifically for competition, the company said on Wednesday. The head covering, marketed under the “Pro Hijab” brand, is designed to allow... Read more
Pakistan, Switzerland to ink accord on exchange of bank accounts data
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in a policy statement in the National Assembly on Wednesday said that Pakistan is going to sign an agreement with Switzerland on exchange of information regarding bank accounts on March 21st. He said several meetings were held with the Swiss Authorities and now they have... Read more