HBL decides to appoint new CEO by December 2017
Habib Bank Limited (HBL) board has announced that existing Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nauman Dar, will retire by end...
International cricket festivity returns to Lahore
International Cricket festivity returns to Lahore after almost a month as the Gadaffi Stadium is being prepared to host...
Boxer Amir Khan aims to make comeback in December
Former light welterweight world champion Amir Khan has expressed confidence of making a comeback this year after recovering from...
PM expresses satisfaction on operational readiness of PAF, lauds morale of aerial defenders
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday appreciated the high morale of aerial defenders of the country and expressed his satisfaction on the operational readiness of Pakistan Air Force. The Prime Minister, who visited an Operational Air Base of Pakistan Air Force, was briefed about the operational preparedness of PAF... Read more
Asif meets Wang Yi in Beijing
Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif met Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing, a press release of foreign office said here Saturday. The two leaders discussed the strengthening of bilateral relations and the prevailing regional situation. Appreciating the all weather friendship between Pakistan and China, Foreign Minister said these... Read more
FBI probing if Uber used software to interfere with rivals: WSJ
The Federal Bureau of Investigation is probing to see if Uber Technologies Inc had used software to illegally interfere with its competitors, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. The investigation is focusing on an Uber program — internally known as “Hell” — that could track drivers working for... Read more
US approves $3.8 billion in arms sales to Bahrain: US official
The US State Department has approved a package of potential arms sales worth more than $3.8 billion to Bahrain including F-16 jets, upgrades, missiles, and patrol boats, a US Official said on Friday. The State Department’s approval of the potential deal coincides with a notification to Congress, which held... Read more
Myanmar ‘to provide aid’ to displaced Rohingya inside country
Camps will be set up to provide aid for displaced Muslims inside Rakhine state, state-backed media said Saturday, the first time in a 16-day crisis Myanmar’s government has offered any relief for Rohingya scattered by violence, many to Bangladesh. Around 270,000 Rohingya have fled since August 25 when militant... Read more
Awe-inspiring Nadal crushes Del Potro to reach US Open final
Rafa Nadal was at his awe-inspiring best as he recovered from a first set wobble to crush Juan Martin del Potro 4-6 6-0 6-3 6-2 in the US Open semi-finals on Friday and move within reach of a 16th grand slam title. The Spaniard struggled to handle Del Potro’s... Read more
Lady Gaga says taking a break after fifth album tour
Lady Gaga said Friday she plans to take a break after her current Joanne World Tour ends in mid-December. “I’m gonna take a rest,” she told a press conference at the Toronto film festival for the premiere of the documentary film “Gaga: Five Foot Two.” “I don’t know how... Read more
The Wonderful World of Medicinal Plants and Their Value in Our Lives (Part II)
Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Alfalfa is also referred to as ‘Lucerne’ in many cultures has been used as a food source for millennia, both for humans as well as domesticated animals. It is naturally high in many essential minerals and vitamins. So much so that the term “Alfalfa” stems from... Read more