World

NewYork-snow storm

Toll rises to 13 in killer NY state snowstorm

NEW YORK: The death toll rose to 13 Friday from a killer snowstorm in western New York state where rising temperatures and heavy rain will compound misery by causing severe flooding into next week. Blizzards dumped a year´s supply of … read more

Pakistan

Ch Nisar

Ch Nisar firmly denies ISIS existence in Pakistan

TAXILA: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar on Saturday categorically denied existence of Syria and Iraq based terrorist organization ‘Islam State of Iraq and Syria’ (Daesh) or ISIS anywhere in Pakistan. Talking to newsmen here, the Interior Minister said he was shocked … read more

Top Stories

Karzai

Finding Bin Laden in Pakistan proved war on terror was waged against wrong country: Karzai

NEW DELHI: Continuing with his anti-Pakistan rhetoric, former Afghan president Hamid Karzai on Friday said finding Osama bin Laden in Pakistan proved the war on terror was waged against ‘the wrong country’. Speaking at the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in … read more

News

Munawar Hassan

Jihad should replace democracy to overcome challenges: Munawar Hasan

LAHORE: Former Ameer Jamat-e-Islami (JI) Munawwar Hassan on Saturday ruled out the resolution of issues through democratic disposition and instead called for promoting the culture of ‘Jihad’ to overcome the present challenges. “It is beyond the system based on elections … read more

Business

Blue diamond

Blue diamond sells for record $32.6 million in NY

NEW YORK: A magnificent blue diamond has fetched $32.6 million in New York, breaking the world auction record for any diamond of its color, auction house Sotheby´s announced. The stunning 9.75 carat, pear-shaped diamond was bought by a Hong Kong … read more

Sports

Pak vs NZ in UAE

Pakistan-New Zealand second Test ends in draw

DUBAI: Pakistan, set a target of 261 to win, managed to draw the second Test against New Zealand in Dubai on Friday. The hosts finished at 196-5 with Asad Shafiq (41) and Sarfraz Ahmed (24) were at the crease with … read more

Sci & Tech

294991-mercury

ESA may soon send its next mission to Mercury

ESA’s mission to Mercury will tentatively launch on 21 July 2016, to reach Mercury’s orbit seven and a half years later, in 2024 and the spacecraft is called BepiColombo-in honor of Italian space pioneer Giuseppe “Bepi” Colombo, CNN reported. Johannes … read more

Health

Tips for keeping your heart healthy!

A healthy heart is the way to healthy living, they say. Quite right! But with sedentary lifestyle, munching on junk food, alcohol consumption, smoking, erratic working hours and unwanted stress ultimately leads to a troubled heart, so to say. Here … read more