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Peshawar passport office authorised to extend visas of Afghan nationals

Daily Pakistan - ‎2 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD - Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Friday authorised the regional passport office in Peshawar to extend the visas of Afghan citizes.
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Training aircraft crashes in Faisalabad, pilot and co-pilot dead

Pakistan Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
The pilot and co-pilot of a training aircraft were killed in an accident in Faisalabad on Friday. According to details, flight instructor Maaz and trainee pilot Mohammad Ahmad had initiated an emergency landing, but the Cessna 162 Skycatcher could not ...
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Would you play cricket in Lahore?

Brisbane Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
With confirmation this week that the Pakistan Super League will play its final in Lahore early next month, this will be the biggest sporting event in Pakistan since the 1996 World Cup final.
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Islamic State car blast kills dozens in northwest Syria

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
A still image taken from a video posted on social media uploaded on February 24, 2017, shows people inspecting the damage at a site of an Islamic State car bomb explosion, said to be in Sousian village near al-Bab, Syria.
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North Korea's Kim Jong Nam Killed With VX, the 'Most Toxic Weapon Ever' - ‎18 minutes ago‎
The half-brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un was assassinated using the deadliest nerve agent known to man. VX is a chemical so potent that the United Nations classes it as a weapon of mass destruction.
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Saudi king eyes investment, skills on rare Asia tour

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎1 hour ago‎
RIYADH: Saudi Arabia´s King Salman begins on Sunday a three-week Asian tour likely to seek investment and technical expertise as the world´s biggest oil exporter looks to diversify its economy.
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Iraq retakes Mosul airport amid cautious advances against IS

Pakistan Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
SOUTH OF MOSUL, Iraq: Closely supported by the U.S.-led international coalition, Iraqi forces secured a series of cautious advances on Thursday, pushing into a sprawling military base outside of Mosul and onto the grounds of the city's airport, where ...
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Meeting on revival of military courts ends in stalemate

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
The latest meeting between the government and opposition to revive military courts ended in a stalemate on Friday. The meeting reviewed draft legislation for revival of the military courts, and decided to refer it back to the sub-committee for further ...
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Fighting terrorism: Japan extends grant assistance of Rs453 million to Pakistan

The Express Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
Tariq Mahmood Pasha, Secretary of Economic Affairs Division and Takashi Kurai, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan. PHOTO: EXPRESS. In a bid to help Pakistan take foolproof security measures against a fresh wave of terrorism, Japan has agreed to extend ...
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Pakistan wants peace, stability in Afghanistan: PM Nawaz

Pakistan Today - ‎10 minutes ago‎
ANKARA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said that Pakistan was a well-wisher of Afghanistan and always desired its peace and stability besides wanting to contribute to the country's development.
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PIA probing safety breach after seven passengers forced to stand during flight - ‎12 hours ago‎
KARACHI: As many as seven passengers aboard the Pakistan International Airlines flight PK-743 (Karachi-Madina) on Jan 20 were forced to stand throughout the over three-hour flight after the airline boarded excess passengers in a serious breach of air ...
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A 50-year bond is a great idea from the Trump administration

Yahoo Finance - ‎2 hours ago‎
At last, some good might come from having all those Wall Street wheeler-dealers in the Trump administration: Someone might be using his business know-how to save the taxpayers a bundle, instead of using them to enrich himself or the rest of the elite.
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SBP's reserves go beyond $17 billion

The Express Tribune - ‎19 hours ago‎
KARACHI: After declining for three successive weeks, foreign exchange reserves held by the country's central bank registered an increase, moving beyond the $17-billion mark.

Target pledges to make transparent ingredient lists

Daily Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
A week back Target took a pledge based off of its new “better living through chemistry” philosophy to both pull certain chemicals from its beauty shelves and make transparent ingredient lists available for consumers.
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WhatsApp's new Status feature is now live for all

Pakistan Today - ‎4 hours ago‎
WhatsApp Status, the new feature which lets users upload photos and videos for their contacts to see, instead of a simple text-based status message, has now gone live.
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'Sharjeel, Khalid didn't know whether he was a bookie or fan'

DunyaNews Pakistan - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan was summoned on Friday at the Senate committee chaired by Senator Mushahid Ullah Khan.
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VIDEO: Gayle apologises to Karachi fans after dismal PSL

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎16 minutes ago‎
DUBAI: Karachi Kings batsman Chris Gayle has apologised to his fans after his dismal performance in Pakistan Super League 2017. "Sixes and fours, I'll give you your sixes and fours Okay.
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Runway chronicles register new creativity

The Nation - ‎13 hours ago‎
KARACHI - The two-day 10th Fashion Pakistan Week began yesterday at Hotel Pearl Continental. The fashion week brought together buyers from across the country and abroad at one platform to witness the creativity of our designers.
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REVEALED: What is Anushka Sharma's 'Phillauri' all about...

Daily News & Analysis - ‎3 hours ago‎
Anushka Sharma is all set to bring to us her second production venture titled Phillauri. The trailer of the film has already been gathering immense applauds from the B-Town and the two songs that have been released from the film are also becoming quite ...
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Famous Pakistani actor Farooq Zamir passes away

Daily Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
LAHORE: TV veteran actor Farooq Zamir passed away after a prolonged illness. He will be laid to rest today. According to a source, Zamir was suffering from breathing problem, and was under treatment at Combined Military Hospital (CMH).

'Lahore Music Meet 2017' announces the performers line-up

Daily Pakistan - ‎5 hours ago‎
Pakistan's renowned Music Symposium 'Lahore Music Meet' has proudly announced the scheduled for their third edition, which will be held in Alhamra Art Centre Lahore, on the 11th and 12th March 2017.

Back to normal: Junior doctors call off protest strike

The Express Tribune - ‎10 hours ago‎
LAHORE: The Young Doctor Association (YDA) called off its strike with immediate effect on Thursday and directed all junior doctors to join their duties at hospitals.

Charity: Month-long free eye camp from March 1

The Express Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
FAISALABAD: A month-long free eye examination camp will start in Darul Hikmat Darul Shafa Hospital on Samundri Road from March 1. According to a statement issued by the organiser of the camp Darul Ehsan, a charity organisation, a medical team of 80 ...

Dengue Larvae: Rawal Town to check 2500 plots per day

The Express Tribune - ‎10 hours ago‎
RAWALPINDI: In order to prevent spread of dengue larvae, as many as 2,500 vacant plots would be checked daily in Rawal Town area, District Health Officer Dr Amir Sheikh said on Thursday.

Self-guided cognitive behavioural therapy may help depression

Pakistan Today - ‎7 hours ago‎
Online programs offering cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) without the therapist can reduce depression symptoms for some, according to a new review of existing research on the topic.
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What Would Life Be Like on the TRAPPIST-1 Planets? - ‎2 hours ago‎
The TRAPPIST-1 system is home to seven planets that are about the size of Earth and potentially just the right temperature to support life.
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Could A Bumblebee Learn To Play Fetch? Probably

NPR - ‎2 hours ago‎
Initially, Clint Perry wanted to make a vending machine for bumblebees. He wanted to understand how they solve problems. Perry, a cognitive biologist at Queen Mary University of London, is interested in testing the limits of animal intelligence.
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It might be possible to refreeze the icecaps to slow global warming

Phys.Org - ‎14 minutes ago‎
One of the most worrisome aspects of climate change is the role played by positive feedback mechanisms. In addition to global temperatures rising because of increased carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emissions, there is the added push created by ...