World

OBAMA

Obama stays the course despite IS militants’ advance

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama´s war strategy failed to stop Islamic State militants from overrunning Ramadi but he appears reluctant to change course despite the group´s advances on the battlefield. The disastrous fall of the Iraqi city exposed the limits of … read more

Pakistan

North waziristan

Four security men martyred in North Waziristan

MIRAN SHAH: Four security personnel were martyred and two others were injured in a bomb attack in Datta Khel area of North Waziristan. Official sources said, the bomb was exploded through a remote control near security forces vehicle, which was … read more

Top Stories

Ch Nisar

Axact scandal: Interior Ministry to contact FBI, Interpol for assistance

ISLAMABAD: Interior Ministry Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has announced that in the next two days his ministry will be contacting US agency Federal Bureau of Intelligence (FBI) and Interpol for assistance in the Axact scandal. Nisar spoke to the media … read more

News

Mirza former Home Minsiter Sidh

SHC orders not to arrest Mirza for one week

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) on Saturday ordered that former Home Minster Zulfiqar Mirza should not be arrested in any case for one week. The SHC has summoned the Chief Secretary, Interior Secretary and IGP on Monday. The court … read more

Business

LCCI state bank

LCCI hails 100 basis points cut in discount rate

Sameer Nazir KARACHI: Trade and industry has appreciated the central bank’s decision to reduce discount rate by 100 basis points. The President Lasbela Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Yakoob H Karim said while welcoming the reduction in discount rate … read more

Sports

Serena and Sharapova

Serena and Sharapova set for Paris showdown

PARIS: The two biggest names and highest earners in women´s sport will set off on another collision course when the French Open gets underway at Roland Garros on Sunday. Serena Williams is a 19-time Grand Slam winner, at 33 still … read more

Sci & Tech

Space station

Watch astronauts dock with the International Space Station

Sometimes reality can be just as stunning as the movies. That’s certainly the case with this latest video from NASA. The space agency has released a video documenting the Russian Soyuz capsule as it docked with the International Space Station … read more

Health

Naegleria-Sindh

Naegleria claims one more life in Sindh

KARACHI: Naegleria virus has claimed another life, raising the death toll to four in Sindh province. Sarfaraz Ahmed, 43, resident of district Thatta was diagnosed with Naegleria and was admitted in a private hospital in Karachi two days back. To … read more

Photo

Laour Child

Poverty hit child labour waiting for customer but sleeps hungry

In Pakistan every nook and corner child labour is common, government fails to protect and provide basic needs of food, education and health. A poverty stricken boy waiting for customers, without earning and sleeps hungry. read more