HYDERABAD: Anonymous armed men attacked a Pakistan People Party (PPP) gathering in Qasimabad area of Hyderabad on Friday. Sources have reported that a PPP gathering was being held within the Qasimabad area where members of PPP had congregated for a party meeting. The gathering received fire blows from unknown armed men. Sindh Provincial Minister for [...]
“We have put an end to the Lyari operation” stated Rahman Malik while talking to media officials on Friday. The Interior Minister was accompanied by IG Sindh, Mushtaq Shah. With respect to halting the Lyari operation, the Interior Minister stated that the miscreants were given a 48 hours ultimatum to surrender. “Exact time with respect [...]
A Pakistani scientist has been adjudged as world’s best cotton scientist for the year 2012. The decision was announced by the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) on Wedenesday. Dr. Yousuf Zafar, Director General Agriculture and Biotechnology, was announced to be the scientist of the year 2012. This award has been announced by the ICAC after [...]
SYDNEY: A 97 year old men created yet another world record by becoming the oldest man to graduate on Friday. Australian Allan Stewart, from Tea Gardens on the New South Wales (NSW) North Coast, graduated with a Master of Clinical Science (Complementary Medicine) from Southern Cross University in Lismore, New South Wales. Stewart beats his [...]
Leader of the opposition, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, stated that the Prime Minister did not have the courage to enter the National Assembly. “You do not have the courage to face the opposition, then why are you holding on to the premiership which is not yours,” Nisar added. Earlier, PML-N member created a rumpus within [...]
ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari convened a meeting at the President House on Friday in order to have a word regarding the law and order situation prevailing within the country with special reference to Lyari. Sources state that Zardari was firm with respect to his stance against criminal operation within Lyari and other areas of [...]
The much awaited 5th season of Coke studio is all set to be on air on 13th May. Here are a few pictures to give you a feel of what is in store for you guys.
MASSACHUSETTS: Finding shoes for the nation’s tallest man takes more than a trip to the mall; more like a trip across the country. Igor Vovkovinskiy flew to Massachusetts on Thursday from Minnesota so shoe engineers at Reebok could try to custom build shoes strong enough to support his massive frame. He’s 7 feet, 8 and [...]
Following in the footsteps of Veena Malik, Mathira has just done another photo-shoot that could be called erotic in nature. She is seen in many a picture ‘kind of topless’, for models these days it’s just not the same as being nude eh? Well check them out and be the judge yourself.
KARACHI: More troops have arrived as tension within the area of Lyari persists after 7 days. The Lyari operation has entered into its 8th day and there is no glimpse that the operation would halt any time soon. South zone police forces have arrived in order to support the on-going operation. According to Police officials, [...]
The father of dishonored Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Asif said his son’s release from jail on Thursday had brought an end to six months of agony for his family and backed the pace-man to return to the game. Asif, 29, was freed from prison in Britain after serving half of a 12-month verdict over a spot- [...]
NEW DELHI: Veteran Australian batsman Michael Hussey, newly arrived in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to play for the defending champions, admitted Friday that he was struggling with the heat and humidity. The middle-order batsman, who turns 37 later this month, was run out for 18 in his first match on Monday after arriving to [...]
KHAR: A teenage suicide bomber targeted police in Bajaur district on Friday, killing at least 22 people and wounding dozens in the tribal area near the Afghan border, officials said. Among the dead were the local chief and deputy of a tribal police force recruited by the government to help defeat the Taliban in the [...]
Eliminated al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden’s ties with the Pakistan organization remain unanswered in the documents made public by the US where often references are made of “trusted Pakistani brothers” without explanation The West Point report notes that “there are no explicit references to any institutional Pakistani support for al-Qaeda and its operatives,” but media [...]
BEIJING: Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on Friday asked Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to respect differences between the two countries, as US officials scrambled to resolve a row over a dissident. Wen welcomed Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to the ornate Purple Light Pavilion of Zhongnanhai, the Chinese leadership’s compound in the heart of [...]
The rumors have been around the circuit for quite some time now but now Samsung has gotten official with the newest member of its Galaxy line of smartphones, the Galaxy S III. Samsung announced the much awaited Android handset of the year on Thursday at an even in London. In a line of popular smartphones [...]
KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan in its reverse repo open market operation in treasury bills and Pakistan Investment Bonds on Monday injected Rs 116.350 billion in the banking system. According to SBP here Friday, the offered amount was Rs 121.850 billion while the rate of return stood at 11.58 percent per annum.
On World Press Freedom Day, Reporters without Borders damned the “astonishing pace” at which journalists are being assaulted and killed — 67 killed in 2011 and 22 more deaths since the beginning of the year. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called the attacks “outrageous” and advised all countries to avert and prosecute violence against the media [...]
Sajida Hussain Exhibits Her Work Of Peace And Romanticism For artist Sajida Hussain, painting women is equivalent to pouring her soul onto the canvas, Hussain, whose love for painting women has reached a considerably profound level over the last 12 years, says her work is an epitome of peace and romanticism. 32 of Hussain’s artworks [...]
SARGODHA: Five members of a family,a child and a woman among them, were killed as a speeding car overturned on motorway in Bhera police limits on Friday morning. According to police, Sulaiman, resident of Faisalabad was travelling on motorway in his car (LEC-3407) along with his family towards Rawalpindi when the vehicle overturned near Bhera [...]
BEIJING: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday the United States was ready to work with North Korea if it changed course, but she voiced doubts about the regime’s intentions amid fears of a nuclear test. On a visit to North Korea’s primary ally China, Clinton reiterated her view that Pyongyang’s recent rocket launch [...]
MOSCOW: At least 12 people were killed and over 100 wounded in a double car bombing in Russia’s North Caucasus, the deadliest militant strike for months in the troubled region, officials said Friday. The massive blasts outside the main city of Dagestan late on Thursday sent huge yellow flames into the night sky, reduced cars [...]