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PTI adamant on holding Lahore rally as city govt refuses permission

Pakistan Today - ‎20 hours ago‎
The City District Government Lahore (CDGL) has refused to give a go-ahead to the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to hold its public gathering at Charring Cross, Mall Road citing a ban placed by the Lahore High Court (LHC) on rallies on the important ...
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British envoy: Drew presents credentials to president

The Express Tribune - ‎8 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The new British High Commissioner Thomas Drew presented his credentials to President Mamnoon Hussain at the President House on Friday.
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Intelligence agencies track RAW facilitators in Karachi

The Nation - ‎14 minutes ago‎
KARACHI: Pakistani intelligence agencies have tracked facilitators of Indian intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), in Pakistan today.
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Air strikes pound Syria's Aleppo, "calm" farther southwest

Daily Mail - ‎42 minutes ago‎
BEIRUT, April 30 (Reuters) - Nearly 30 air strikes hit rebel-held areas of Syria's northern city of Aleppo on Saturday, killing more people in a ninth straight day of bombardments by warring sides, and a temporary "calm" declared by Syrian military ...
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Protesters storm parliament buildings in Baghdad - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Hundreds of supporters of Shi'ite Muslim cleric Moqtada al-Sadr stormed into Baghdad's Green Zone today and entered the parliament building after lawmakers failed to convene for a vote on overhauling the government, two witnesses said.
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Korean-American given 10 years hard labour

The Nation - ‎13 hours ago‎
SEOUL - North Korea on Friday sentenced a detained Korean-American, Kim Dong-Chul, to 10 years hard labour on charges of subversion and espionage, China's official Xinhua news agency said.
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Cries of mother and baby heard under rubble as Nairobi apartment block collapses - ‎1 hour ago‎
Rescue workers raced on Saturday to save more residents from the rubble of a six-storey building in Nairobi - including a mother and baby whose cries could be heard - after it collapsed overnight following heavy rain.
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Trump making case to GOP insiders amid chaotic rally scene

Toronto Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
BURLINGAME, Calif. -- Donald Trump took his outsider campaign to the inner sanctum of California's Republican party, making his case directly to the GOP's state party convention even as angry demonstrators shadowed him outside in a possible harbinger ...
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Britain´s Queen Elizabeth features with Obamas in light-hearted charity video

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON: Britain´s Queen Elizabeth has appeared with U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle in a light-hearted video to promote a sporting event for injured British, American and allied military personnel.
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PM vows to devolve powers to grass-root level

The Nation - ‎44 minutes ago‎
LAHORE: The Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has vows to devolve powers at the grass-root level in the country. He was chairing a high level-meeting at Governor House today.
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ILO Pakistan, HEC collaborate to improve small businesses

The Express Tribune - ‎17 hours ago‎
LAHORE: The International Labour Organisation (ILO), in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC), conducted a four-day 'Refresher Training of Trainers' at the HEC regional campus.
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A 'hit' list: Kumar's implication in Singh's murder leaves PTI, ECP in a fix

The Express Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
PESHAWAR: The suspected involvement of Baldev Kumar in the assassination of late MPA Sardar Soran Singh has not only put his own party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in a fix, but also the provincial election commission.
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Pakistan, China upbeat over Afghan peace prospects

The Express Tribune - ‎10 hours ago‎
Pakistan and China will continue to work closely with Afghanistan's government to bring about peace and stability in the war-torn country, despite President Ashraf Ghani's recent statement that Kabul will no longer seek Islamabad's help in the ...
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German envoy calls on Dar

Daily Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD -, Germany Embassy Deputy Head of Mission Peter Felten called on Minster for Finance and Economic Affairs Senator Ishaq Dar here on Saturday.

Bilateral trade: Emphasis on diversifying exports

The Express Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
Ambassador of Czech Republic to Pakistan, Jan Fury has emphasised on exploring ways and means to strengthen bilateral collaboration and bring the business communities of the two countries closer.
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Seminar on CPEC held

The News International - ‎14 hours ago‎
SZABIST Social Sciences Society and the student council organised a seminar on CPEC to discuss its strategic importance and its impact on the socioeconomic growth in Pakistan.

Rawalpindi hit by water scarcity as supply from dam goes down

Daily Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
RAWALPINDI: Several areas of Rawalpindi and Chaklala Cantonments have been hit by severe water scarcity as water supply from Khanpur dam has drastically gone down and underground water is reportedly going into a sinkhole.
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PTA to Auction 3G/4G Licence by the End of June

Pakistan Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Islamabad - The government has directed Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) to hold an auction for the license of the remaining spectrum of 3G/4G technologies by the end of June.
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Double vision: Motorola has 2 new commercials for the Droid Turbo 2

Android Authority (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
Motorola may be having a hard time these days thanks to a lawsuit that was just filed against it. Thankfully, it can at relish in the fact that its Moto X Force/Droid Turbo 2 is virtually indestructible.
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Here is How You Can Get Legendary Pokemon Zygarde in Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire

SegmentNext - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nintendo is currently distributing the Legendary Pokemon Zygarde over Nintendo Network. So if you have Pokemon Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire and want to get your hands on Zygarde, this is your chance!
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Is Judas the Name of the Next Rockstar Game?

Bidness ETC - ‎21 hours ago‎
New trademark applications from Take Two Interactive suggest a new game in development; could it be announced at E3 2016? By Saad Dada on Apr 29, 2016 at 1:11 pm EST.
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Points system to be implemented in Pakistan-England series - ‎3 hours ago‎
Four points should be available for each Test win and two each for the limited overs matches. - AFP/File. Following Sri Lanka, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) too, agreed in principle to a proposal from the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to ...
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English soccer team, 5000-1 longshots, close in on title

Boston Herald - ‎28 minutes ago‎
FILE - In this Sunday, April 17, 2016 file photo Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa celebrates with teammates Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater after scoring a last minute penalty during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and ...
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Punjab trounce Sindh to set up KP final

The Nation - ‎13 hours ago‎
LAHORE - Zippy Punjab Friday trounced struggling Sindh by five wickets in the Pakistan Cricket Cup 2016 match to set up final clash against Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to be played on May 3. In the 10th match of the Pakistan Cup at Faisalabad's Iqbal Stadium, ...

Review: Suno seeks to dispel the stigma surrounding mental illnesses

The Nation - ‎6 hours ago‎
At first glance there might not seem to be much that connects Hamza Bangash's last theater venture Baraf Pani with his current collaboration with Taskeen Suno.
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Documentary on Lal Masjid slammed with a ban

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎3 hours ago‎
A documentary which features Lal Masjid Cleric Maulana Aziz was slammed with a ban on Friday. A notification by the Central Board of Film Censors did not grant the film permission to be aired at a film festival scheduled from April 29-30, at the ...
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Superior courts seek govt's response on Maalik ban

The Express Tribune - ‎11 hours ago‎
LAHORE / KARACHI: Two superior courts sought on Friday the government's reply to separate petitions challenging the ban on Pakistani action film 'Maalik'.
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Wednesday Evening News Brief, April 27

Times of India (blog) - ‎5 hours ago‎
Filmmaker Kabir Khan was in Karachi, Pakistan to speak at the Marketing Association of Pakistan's annual marketing conference, MARCON.

Absence of RHC staff protested

The News International - ‎14 hours ago‎
DIR: The residents on Friday staged protest against the absence of doctor and other staff at the Rural Health Centre (RHC), Sheringal, stoppage of repair work on the main Dir-Sheringal road and un-announced load-shedding in the area.

Four more fall prey to famine in Tharparkar, toll reaches 244

Pakistan Today - ‎14 hours ago‎
An outbreak of water borne and food shortage diseases continued to claim lives in Thar as children suffered deprivation of food and water in Mithi while the relief activities in the area have not been launched by the local government.
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Be ready for seasonal diseases!

The Nation - ‎13 hours ago‎
LAHORE - Secretary Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Najam Ahmed Shah has directed medical institutions to take steps for prevention, detection and management of seasonal food borne diseases like Gastroenteritis and Acute Watery ...
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Speakers for exploring new treatment options for diabetes

The Nation - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
LAHORE - Speakers at a seminar have stressed the need for raising awareness about diabetes, preventive measures, early diagnosis and proper management to avoid further complications like heart and kidney diseases.
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Climate change bigger threat than terrorism: experts

Daily Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: A parliamentary panel on Friday was informed that climate change posed a greater security threat to Pakistan than terrorism because it could affect temperatures, environment, economy and the future policies of the country.
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Hope burns bright for Indian tigers

Asia Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
But Blake could not have imagined that mere mortals would in the 20th and 21st century brutally hunt down the tiger for pure sport or to use its skin and organs as drawing-room decoration and medicinal ingredients respectively.
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China aims for manned moon landing by 2036

The Nation - ‎13 hours ago‎
BEIJING-China wants to put astronauts on the moon by 2036, a senior space official said, the latest goal in China's ambitious lunar exploration programme.
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A Comet as Old as Earth is Heading Our Way After a 4 Billion-Year Cryogenic Sleep

Inverse - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nearly 4.5 billion years ago, the biggest party in the solar system was happening at the the third rock from the sun, Earth was being born.