Car bomb targeting Iraq minority group kills 7

MOSUL: A car bomb exploded in a village in northern Iraq mainly populated by members of the Shabak minority on Wednesday, killing seven people, police and a morgue employee said. The blast in Baybukh, a village north of the city … read more


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SHC adjourns hearing of Musharraf’s ECL plea till May 7

KARACHI: Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf, facing a battery of criminal cases, must wait a fortnight to learn if he will be given permission to go abroad to visit his sick mother. A court in Karachi on Wednesday adjourned a … read more

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Nisar chairs meeting of government, Taliban committees

ISLAMABAD: A meeting between the government and the Taliban negotiation committees has begun with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan in the chair at Punjab House. According to sources, Maulana Samiul Haq and Maulana Yousuf Shah are attending the meeting … read more



Pemra forms committee to review govt application against Geo TV

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) has constituted a three-member committee Wednesday to review the Ministry of Defence’s application filed against Geo TV network for leveling allegations against an intelligence agency of Pakistan. said the reports. The committee, … read more



Pakistan completes 3G,4G license auction

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has completed eight phase of next-generation cell phone spectrum license auction with no increase in offers after the fourth bid. Four mobile phone companies offered 903, 920,000 dollars in the bidding process. Zong offered 306,920,000 dollars, the highest … read more



Champions League: Karim Benzema strike gives Real Madrid advantage over Bayern Munich

Madrid: Real Madrid took a huge step towards their first Champions League final in 12 years as Karim Benzema`s first-half goal gave them a 1-0 first-leg lead over holders Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Frenchman was on hand … read more

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Manned mission to Mars necessary for our species to survive

London: NASA chief Charles Bolden, who is planning to land humans on the red planet by 2030, has said that a manned mission to Mars is necessary for our “species to survive.” To achieve this stellar ambition, Bolden, head of … read more



Five natural ways to keep your blood pressure at bay

High blood pressure or hypertension has become one of the most common health issues today as a result of hectic lifestyles, stress and food habits. People of all ages, including the young ones are experiencing hypertension, which needs to be … read more


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Exclusively: Saman Khalid opts for is market penetration strategy

Saman Khalid started off on a small scale by designing clothes for her friends and family. Her enthusiasm for originality pushed her further; hence she then decided to launch her own brand by the name of ‘Sammy K’ to cater … read more