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...
Migrants, women left behind in human development: UN
Impressive advances have been made in human development over the past 25 years on many fronts, but ethnic minorities, refugees, migrants and women are being left behind, a United Nations report said on Tuesday. “People now live longer, more children are in school and more people have access to... Read more
Australian media terms Kohli the ‘Donald Trump’ of world sport
The Australian media has termed Indian skipper Virat Kohli as the ‘Donald Trump’ of world sport. Kohli has been involved in public spats with Australian skipper Steven Smith. His dismal performance so far in India’s home Test series against the Aussies have certainly given the chance to the Australian media... Read more
India withdraws Miyar hydropower project design
India has withdrawn design of Miyar hydro power project, after Pakistan had raised objections on it in the previous meetings of the commission. According to a statement issued here Tuesday, in the 113th meeting of Permanent Indus Commission here discussions were held on India’s proposed Miyar, Lower Kalnai and... Read more
Punjab University Clash: 18 injured as IJT vies Pashtun cultural event
Eighteen students were injured as Islami Jamiat-e- Tulba (IJT) attacked Pashtun cultural event the University of the Punjab on Tuesday. Pashtun students were celebrating their cultural day outside the Faisal Auditorium at the campus IJT  student group arrived and began chanting slogans against them. Soon both the groups were raising slogans against... Read more
ISPR releases song for Pakistan Day
Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Tuesday released a national video song ‘Hum Subka Pakistan’  in connection with the Pakistan Day. Pakistan Day is a national holiday in Pakistan to observe the Pakistan Resolution which was passed on 23rd March, 1940, at Minar-e-Pakistan in Lahore. The resolution had demanded... Read more
US bans laptops, tablets on flights from Turkey and Arab world
The United States warned Tuesday that extremists plan to target planes with bombs hidden in electronic devices, and banned carrying them on flights from 10 airports in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. Senior US officials told reporters that nine airlines from eight countries had been given 96... Read more
Trump administration claims ´no evidence´ of collusion with Russia
Donald Trump´s administration on Monday insisted “nothing has changed” after revelations that the FBI is investigating his campaign´s links to Russia and said there was no collusion. “There is NO EVIDENCE of Trump-Russia collusion and there is NO EVIDENCE of a Trump-Russia scandal,” a senior administration official said in... Read more