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Shaken but not stirred

The News International - ‎3 hours ago‎
Like the prodigal son in the Gospel of Luke (15:11-32) Nawaz Sharif returned to parliament, frightened and nervous. This was because a few thousand agitators led by Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri have been demanding his resignation.
Sharifs got Rs 3.8 billion loan written off: Imran
Imran met Qadri in UK, admits Qureshi
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Terrorists kill three in firing on a hotel in Hussainabad

News Tribe - ‎39 minutes ago‎
KARACHI: Unidentified terrorists opened fire in front of a hotel in Hussainabad area killing three persons and injuring many others on Sunday (today) morning.
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Abdullah Abdullah to sign power-sharing deal with rival; Afghan deadlock to end ...

Zee News - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Kabul: In a much-awaited end to the impasse of Afghanistan presidential election results, the rival presidential candidates have agreed on a power-sharing deal to form a national unity government, with Abdullah Abdullah letting Asharf Ghani be the president ...
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Rival Ukraine forces ready pullback under new peace plan

The Nation - ‎4 hours ago‎
KIEV - Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian militias were due Saturday to pull back their troops from a demilitarised zone created under a new peace plan agreed in marathon overnight talks.
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Former All Black becomes dementia champion

Stuff.co.nz - ‎3 hours ago‎
'NOT TALKED ABOUT ENOUGH': Reuben Thorne has partnered with Alzheimer's NZ as a Champion for Dementia. Relevant offers.
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Security stepped up at White House after breach

New Zealand Herald - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Uniformed Secret Service officers walk along the lawn on the North side of the White House. Photo / AP. The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential ...
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Key's 48-hour coalition plan

National Business Review (subscription) - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Parliament will resume on October 20, and new ministers will be sworn in on that day, Prime Minister-elect John Key says. "We want to tie things up as quickly as we can," he told a press conference this afternoon.
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Ukraine ceasefire 'in name only'

Irish Independent - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nato's most senior general said the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country's east is a "ceasefire in name only".
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US Criticizes Efforts to Intimidate Times Reporter in Turkey

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The State Department on Saturday criticized Turkey over attempts to intimidate and threaten a New York Times correspondent whose reporting about Turks recruited by the Islamic State, the militant group, has deeply offended Turkey's president.
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In shift, US says Iran can help defeat IS militants

The Nation - ‎4 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS - The United States, which has kept Iran out of a global coalition to tackle Islamic State militants who have seized swaths of Iraq and Syria, now says Tehran has a role to play in accomplishing the task.
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Flood '14: Death toll climbs to 346

The Express Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
Residents of Bagarjee village move to dry ground after a crack appeared in the Sukkur Rice Canal. PHOTO: EXPRESS/NAEEM AHMED GHOURI.
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Headless institutions : Govt urges SC to revisit its ruling

The Express Tribune - ‎14 hours ago‎
The federal government has told the Supreme Court that its June 12, 2013 ruling in Khawaja Asif's case is causing gross miscarriage of justice and is also a violation of the Constitution.
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Bailouts enhance PSM production to 25pc from 3pc

The Nation - ‎4 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD - The government's plan of reviving sick Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) before its privatization has started yielding results, as production of loss making public sector entity has increased to 25 percent from 3 percent of May 2014 due to the financial ...
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Political crisis, floods threat to economy: SBP

The News International - ‎3 hours ago‎
KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan on Saturday said that the current political crisis and devastating floods in the country are a threat to the economy.
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Stretching the limits: ICCI slams govt over excessive billing

The Express Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
“About 30 to 35 per cent billing is being done in a presumptive manner, which is a great injustice to the nation,” Shaban maintained.
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Credit to our white-hats

The Express Tribune - ‎8 hours ago‎
Pakistan is just beginning to wake up to realities of cybercrime. It is hoped our White-Hats can rise to the challenge. By Editorial.
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Nissan defections reignite questions about future CEO

Zee News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tokyo: A string of defections by top Nissan executives is reigniting longstanding questions about who will succeed chief executive Carlos Ghosn, the man widely credited with reinventing Japan`s number-two automaker.
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Waqar Younis worried about Australia series prep

The Nation - ‎4 hours ago‎
KARACHI- Pakistan coach Waqar Younis and captain Misbah-ul-Haq are not happy with the delay in announcing the squads that will take on Australia next month in the UAE and ESPNcricinfo understands that they are concerned the team will land in the ...
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Pakistan hammer Sri Lanka 14-0 in hockey opener

Pakistan Observer - ‎3 hours ago‎
Sunday, September 21, 2014 - Incheon—Three players scored hattricks as Pakistan began their Asian Games title defence with a 14-0 rout of Sri Lanka at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium in Incheon, South Korea, on Saturday.
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OCA chief says operation costs to be controlled

New Zealand Herald - ‎18 minutes ago‎
INCHEON, South Korea (AP) The Olympic Council of Asia's president says operational costs at future Asian Games will be controlled but there will be no compromise on the number of disciplines.
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Coke Studio 7: Catchy, but devoid of substance

The Express Tribune - ‎11 hours ago‎
Maestro misused: Though Khan sahab gets enough time to improvise with the sitar on Main Sufi Hoon, vocals end up dominating the song.
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Sophia Loren: Still alluring at 80

gulfnews.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
Sophia Loren, Italy's national cinema icon and eternal diva, turned 80 on September 20, and is marking the milestone with a book of memoirs revealing details of her rags-to-riches life.

Lyari Film Festival promises to be annual, bigger event

DAWN.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
KARACHI: The four-day Lyari Film Festival ended on Saturday evening in the Rangoonwala Hall on a celebratory note as organisers pledged to make it an annual and bigger event.
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Gulzar's 'Ghalib' novelette published in Pakistan

Daily News & Analysis - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Gulzar's novelette 'Ghalib' has been published in Pakistan, which tells the life history of the all-time great poet. The book, which is the script of his unforgettable TV serial starring Naseeruddin Shah, was published in Urdu and Hindi by Rupa Publications in ...
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Beware of mosquitoes: 'No dengue fever treatment without training'

The Express Tribune - ‎7 hours ago‎
The meeting decided that doctors trained in dengue fever management would go on air at 10am daily and educate people about dengue fever prevention.
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Three more dengue patients arrive in Pindi hospitals

DAWN.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
RAWALPINDI: Three more dengue patients arrived in government hospitals on Saturday taking the tally to 14. Four of them are in serious condition.
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India postpones Africa summit over Ebola outbreak

The Nation - ‎4 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI - The deadly Ebola outbreak in west Africa has forced India to postpone plans for a December summit in New Delhi attended by representatives of more than 50 African nations, officials said on Saturday.

200 turtles found in luggage onboard Bangkok flight

DAWN.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Sindh wildlife department staff foiled an attempt to smuggle out more than 200 black pond turtles, a freshwater species, to Bangkok at Karachi airport on Saturday morning.
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Isro to awaken the engine from 300 days sleep tomorrow

Hindustan Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Three days ahead of the D-day when Mangalyaan enters into Mars atmosphere, scientists of the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will carry out a crucial test on Monday that will determine the future plan of the Mission.
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As World's Population Booms, Will Its Resources Be Enough for Us?

National Geographic - ‎12 hours ago‎
New projections of escalating growth increase the tension between humanity's expanding needs and what the planet can provide. A photo of crowds on the streets of Calcutta.
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