A youth martyred by Indian shelling across LoC
An innocent young boy Inzamam s/o M Amin aged 19 embraced shahadat due to Indian unprovoked and targeted firing...
Defence attaches visit Rawalakot Sector along LoC
Defence Attaches of US, UK, France, China, Turkey and Indonesia visited Line of Control in Rawalakot Sector of AJ&K....
Pakistan retain top T20 ranking after ICC error
Australian cricket chiefs have clarified that Pakistan still top the Twenty20 world rankings, despite Australia’s victory in the T20...
Insufficient cash, out-of-order ATMs irk customers in Karachi
Most of the automated teller machines (ATM) of several banks are out of order on Friday just a day ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Most of the commercial banks ATMs faced shortage of cash while the network was not operational at several banks. Karachiites are facing immense trouble in withdrawing cash... Read more
North Korea could nuke US, Europe ‘within months’: France
France’s foreign minister warned Friday that North Korea could have the capacity to deliver a nuclear strike on the United States and even Europe “within months”. Jean-Yves Le Drian called the situation following a string of missile tests by Pyongyang “extremely serious” and urged the reclusive state to turn... Read more
NAB sends 4 references against Sharif family, Dar to HQ
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has forwarded four references against the Sharif family and Ishaq Dar to the NAB headquarters on Friday for final review for approval of the executive board. According to sources, following meetings at the NAB Lahore and NAB Rawalpindi offices under respective Director Generals after... Read more
Wayne Rooney charged with drink-driving
Everton striker Wayne Rooney has been charged with drink-driving, British police said Friday. Rooney, England’s all-time record goalscorer and former captain, was stopped by police near his home in Cheshire, northwest England, in the early hours of Friday. “The man was arrested shortly after 2.00am (0100GMT) today, Friday 1... Read more
Apple sets September 12 for iPhone event marking tenth anniversary
Apple sent out invitations Thursday to a September 12 media event at which the US tech giant is expected to unveil new iPhone models for the 10th anniversary of the culture-changing smartphones. The keenly anticipated event will be the first to take place in the Steve Jobs Theater at... Read more
Fire erupts at Karachi shoe factory
A fire erupted at a shoe factory in Karachi’s SITE area late Thursday. According to Chief Fire Officer Tehseen Siddiqui, workers in the shoe factory set fire to a chemical drum following an altercation, which ignited the blaze. Fire tenders have been busy extinguishing the blaze. No one has yet... Read more
PSG secure Mbappe in mega Monaco deal
French teen sensation Kylian Mbappe joined Paris Saint-Germain from Monaco on a season-long loan Thursday, just hours before the transfer deadline in a deal that makes him the second most expensive footballer in history. “Paris Saint-Germain is delighted to announce the immediate arrival of Kylian Mbappe,” the club wrote... Read more
When Rain Meets Eid-Ul-Azha in the City of (No) Lights
Rain is supposed to be the ultimate blessing of mama nature. And it may well hold true for most of the civilized world, but certainly not for Karachi. Why? You may ask. Well, the answer is fairly simple really. While the other cities of the world if not the... Read more
The Wonderful World of Medicinal Plants and Their Value in Our Lives
Ever since the dawn of civilization (and probably even before,) plants with medicinal values have been used/consumed to treat and eventually cure a host of human maladies. In fact, long before medicines were invented, plants were the only source of medication for our ancestors and indeed their use as... Read more
Kardashians pledge $500,000 as celebs rally for Harvey storm relief
Kim Kardashian and her family on Tuesday donated a collective $500,000 to storm Harvey relief efforts, joining celebrities like Jennifer Lopez, Dwayne Johnson, NFL player J.J. Watt and comedian Kevin Hart who have pledged funds to help the tens of thousands affected by the devastation in Texas. Kardashian, her... Read more