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PM chairs meetings on Pak-China Economic Corridor, law and order situation in ...

Business Recorder - ‎1 hour ago‎
image GAWADAR: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired high-level meetings regarding Pak-China Economic Corridor and the law and order situation in Balochistan here on Thursday.
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Imprisoned are the Peacemakers

Daily Beast - ‎17 minutes ago‎
Hamas and Fatah leaders have announced they're going to work together after years of animosity, but their rank and file have been cooperating for a long time—in Israeli prisons.
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37 dead as Pakistan jets target Taliban hideouts

Business Recorder - ‎54 minutes ago‎
image PESHAWAR: The Pakistani military attacked Taliban hideouts in Khyber Agency with fighter jets and ground forces on Thursday and killed at least 37 suspected militants, officials said.
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Mounting Tensions Between Pakistan Media and Military

Huffington Post - ‎15 minutes ago‎
When the U.S. government provided me political asylum in 2011, I knew I was leaving behind several courageous journalist colleagues in Pakistan who would have to report under death threats every single day.
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PM congratulates all on successful 3G, 4G auction

The Express Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
The prime minister commended Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) officials for the successful execution of the auction. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE.
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Chicago doctor among those killed in Afghanistan - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Mark Knecht, chief financial officer of Cure International, speaks outside the company headquarters Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Lemoyne, Pa.
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The Business of Everest: What It Pays to Risk It All

Businessweek - ‎2 hours ago‎
In the wake of Friday's devastating accident, in which an avalanche killed 16 Nepali guides 19,000 feet up the southern face of Mount Everest, dozens of Sherpas and sherpas (climbing guides and porters who are not members of the Sherpa ethic group) are ...
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UN expresses 'horror' at South Sudan massacre

USA TODAY - ‎30 minutes ago‎
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Thursday expressed "horror" at the recent massacre of several hundred civilians in South Sudan, while the U.S.
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China frees Japan ship in $28m deal

Oman Daily Observer - ‎33 minutes ago‎
SHANGHAI - China yesterday released a seized Japanese ship after its owner paid $28 million in compensation, a court said, in a business dispute dating to the 1930s which underlines tensions between the countries.
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Voting Fraud Stubbornly Hangs Over Afghanistan Election

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - Ahmed Zia proudly recalled how he voted in the Afghan presidential election on April 5, for the first time in his 18 years.
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Article 6 not applicable on Musharraf

The Nation - ‎2 hours ago‎
Do you think that Modi will be unbiased in his treatment of Muslims if he gets elected Prime Minister? Yes. No. Don't know. Do you think that Modi will be unbiased in his treatment of Muslims if he gets elected Prime Minister?

Woman set on fire over marriage refusal

Pakistan Today - ‎20 minutes ago‎
A woman was set on fire by her daughter's suitor and his family after she spurned a proposal on Thursday. The incident occurred in Makhan Bela, a native area of Muzaffargarh, where 35-year-old Farhat Batool rejected the proposal of her 13-year-old ...
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Pakistani stocks end higher; rupee weakens, o/n rates rise

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
KARACHI, April 24 (Reuters) - Pakistan's main stock exchange closed higher on Thursday, with the benchmark 100-share index of the Karachi Stock Exchange rose 0.24 percent, or 69.55 points to 28,786.74.
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Engro plans to raise 4 billion rupees through Islamic bonds

The Nation - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pakistani conglomerate Engro Corp , a former unit of Exxon Mobil Corp, plans to raise as much as 4 billion rupees ($40.9 million) through listed sukuk (Islamic bonds), Pakistan Credit Rating Agency Limited said.
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Li Zhengmao, EVP, China Mobile Communications Corporation meets Dar

Business Recorder - ‎24 minutes ago‎
image ISLAMABAD: Li Zhengmao, Executive Vice President, China Mobile Communications Corporation along with his team on Thursday called on the Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar and discussed promotion of telececommunication sertor in Pakistan.
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The Opportunities of Geopolitical Conflict

Investing Daily
1 hour ago
Written by
Benjamin Shepherd
So far, 2014 has been a year of heightened geopolitical risk. Russia has annexed the Crimea region of Ukraine, Syria remains embroiled in a civil war, political protests continue in Egypt and Turkey, and North Korea has once again fired missiles into the sea ...
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FBI informant linked to hacking of Pakistan govt websites - ‎25 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON: A hacker who became an informant for the FBI directed hundreds of cyber attacks against the websites of foreign governments, including Brazil, Iran, Pakistan, Syria and Turkey, the New York Times reported Thursday.
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Telenor Pakistan secures 3G license

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎5 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Telenor Pakistan has secured the next generation spectrum license in the recently held auction, which it believes would take the country to a whole new level of technological advancement.
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iPhone strategy pays dividend for Apple in India

The Hindu - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Apple's heavy marketing blitz, combined with its continued emphasis on lower-end models, has continued to pay off in India, according to the company's recent earnings call.
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PCB announce 6-member selection committee

The News International - ‎37 minutes ago‎
LAHORE: Pakistan cricket board (PCB) announced a 6-member selection committee on Thursday with Moin Khan appointed as chief selector, Geo News reported.

Waqar gets Ul-Haq's backing

SPORT24 - ‎2 hours ago‎
Lahore - Pakistan batting legend Inzamam-ul Haq has on Thursday backed Waqar Younis to be given another chance as the country's national cricket coach, saying he had proved his credentials in the past.
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Malinga named SL T20 skipper - ‎3 hours ago‎
Lasith Malinga was chosen as Chandimal's replacement after leading Sri Lanka to victory in the World Twenty20 tournament. Chandimal had opted not to play the last three matches of the World Twenty20 campaign due to poor batting form, leaving Malinga to ...
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Winners of short film contest 'Heroes of Pakistan' announced

The News International - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
KARACHI: The winners of much awaited short film competition “Heroes of Pakistan” were announced in a humble ceremony held at the Karachi Press Club on Monday to acknowledge the youths who have demonstrated their film making potential by ...
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Khushwant Singh laid to rest at 'home'

India Today - ‎7 hours ago‎
Even in death, Khushwant Singh did his bit to maintain the ties between India and Pakistan. On Tuesday, a handful of his ashes were placed in a memorial at the Government Boys High School in Hadali, the village in Pakistani Punjab where Singh was born ...
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Polio: Peshawar reports fourth case

The Express Tribune - ‎12 hours ago‎
With the curtains drawn on the three-month-long Sehat ka Insaf immunisation campaign in Peshawar, a new polio case has emerged from the district, raising concern among health officials that the virus is still thriving.
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With rise in measles, doctors urged to learn to spot symptoms

Boston Globe - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Although the measles was declared eliminated from the United States in 2000, cases have risen sharply in recent years from an average of 60 cases per year early in the decade to an average of 155 cases per year since 2010.
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On guard vs MERS CoV

BusinessWorld Online Edition - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE GOVERNMENT is keeping an eye on a health threat which could have international repercussions -- the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).
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Posting: CDA gets new environment member

The Express Tribune - ‎12 hours ago‎
One of the most seasoned officers of the capital's civic agency has been appointed as its board member for environment. Mustafain Kazmi, known to some Capital Development Authority (CDA) officials as the CDA's 'darling', is BS-20 CDA cadre officer who ...
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The ketchup problem solved by 3D Printing

6 hours ago
Written by
Daniel O'Connor
Picture the scene, you've just finished a long day at the office, you're starving, you're heading home and your partner calls “We're having salad for dinner.
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Astronomically speaking: Another Earth?

Diamondback Online (blog) - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Scientists just located a planet startlingly similar to Earth, which gives them hope that it may even be home to life. Kepler-186f is slightly (10 percent) larger than Earth and falls in in the “Goldilocks” zone, meaning it's the perfect distance from its star to harbor ...