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Surprising statistics: Inflation falls to 7% in August

The Express Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
Stark contrast: 113.8% is the increase in price of potatoes in August 2014, compared to the corresponding period in 2013 300,000 tons of potatoes have been approved by the government for duty-free import.
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Joint session of Parliament to begin (blog) - ‎10 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Days into the clashes in Islamabad over the ensuing political deadlock, a joint session of the Parliament that has been called for today and will continue through the week will on Tuesday discuss the prevailing crisis.
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Ukraine rebels seek 'special status', crisis talks to resume on Friday

Daily News & Analysis - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pro-Russia separatists sat down for preliminary Ukraine peace talks on Monday due to resume later this week in the Belarussian capital Minsk, saying they would be prepared to stay part of Ukraine if they were granted "special status".
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NATO to create a rapid-response force for Eastern Europe

Dallas Morning News - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - As Ukrainian leaders warned Monday of “a great war” with Russia, NATO leaders meeting in Wales this week were expected to endorse their most concrete response yet to increased Russian military intervention in Ukraine: establishing a ...
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UN to send team to investigate Islamic State crimes in Iraq

Daily News & Analysis - ‎1 hour ago‎
The United Nations agreed on Monday to send investigators to Iraq to examine crimes being committed by Islamic State militants on "an unimaginable scale", with a view to holding perpetrators to account.
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Iraq crisis: Shia, Kurdish forces advance against Islamic State militants

Zee News - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Baghdad: The joint forces of Iraqi Shia militants and Kurds are advancing against Islamist State militants, a day after Iraq military took control of the Shiite town of Amerli from jihadists, as per a BBC news report.
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Imran says neither needs nor would approach Pak army on political issues

Business Standard - ‎33 minutes ago‎
A day after former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) President Javed Hashmi claimed that chairman Imran Khan was being backed by the Pakistani military in the current political standoff in Islamabad, Khan has reportedly denied the allegation by saying that he ...
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Intervention: SC offers to adjudicate an end to political crisis

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
For the first time, the Supreme Court has offered to provide adjudication to resolve the ongoing political impasse with the consent of both the protesting political parties.
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Sub-inspector kills woman in Karachi

The Nation - ‎3 hours ago‎
KARACHI- A sub-inspector on Monday killed a woman and later tried to commit suicide under mysterious circumstances in Malir police precincts.
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Law and order: Sindh Police to induct 10000 personnel, 1000 retired soldiers ...

The Express Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah chairs a law and order meeting in at the CM House in Karachi on Monday. PHOTO: APP. KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has approved the appointment of another batch of 1,000 retired army soldiers, ...
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Istanbul Jewellery Show 2014: KCCI members invited to Turkey

The Express Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
"Pakistan has a potential yield of 800,000 carats of ruby, 875,000 carats of emerald and 5m carats of peridot which remain unutilised," KCCI President Abdullah Zaki.
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Draghi `supports` France`s call to boost European demand

Zee News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Paris: French President Francois Hollande and Mario Draghi the head of the European Central Bank (ECB) have agreed that European demand must be lifted to head off a risk of deflation, French officials said.
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Crude oil prices mixed due to weak PMI

Hindu Business Line - ‎1 hour ago‎
Oil prices were mixed in Asia today following disappointing manufacturing data out of top energy consumer China as well as Europe and as dealers await fresh US economic figures, analysts said.
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RECORDER REPORT: KSE morning update

Business Recorder - ‎1 hour ago‎
image KARACHI: On Tuesday morning KSE-100 Index was at 28851.29 with a positive change of 357.55 and volume of 21,792,070 shares. High and Low were 28851.29 and 28493.74 respectively.
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No Man's Sky: Here's a Monstrous List of Confirmed Features

SegmentNext - ‎7 hours ago‎
A fellow Reddit user has compiled a monstrous list of confirmed features for No Man's Sky, a title which has everybody talking ever since its announcement at E3 this year.
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Xbox teams up with StarHub for localised content

Channel News Asia - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Xbox One users will be able to use their gaming console to watch programmes on StarHub's TV Anywhere service. PHOTOS. Mr Alvin Soh, Assistant Vice President, Entertainment and SmartLife, StarHub, at the Xbox One Showcase on Sep 1, 2014.
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Sprint grabs lifeline with rural US roaming deals

The Star Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
A LITTLE BIT COUNTRY: With plans for a T-Mobile US Inc merger in tatters, Sprint Corp is expanding a roaming programme with rural cellphone companies that could provide a much-needed way for the debt-laden wireless carrier to cheaply increase its ...
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Lahore Lions return from India - ‎5 hours ago‎
LAHORE: Sports Board Punjab's Lahore Lions kabaddi squad arrived here on Monday from India after taking part in two matches of the World Kabaddi League (WKL) there.

Did you know?: PFDC announces L'Oreal Paris Bridal Week 2014

The Express Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
The Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) on Monday, made the announcement for the fourth season of their marquee event, PDFC Lahore Paris Bridal Week 2014.
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No more tv serials for Fawad Khan

Free Press Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, who would be marking his Bollywood debut in Sonam-starrer KHOOBSURAT, says that post his acting stint in TV serials he now wants concentrate on making a career in filmdom.
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Shooting for Ranbir Kapoor's 'Roy' begins

Daily Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
Finally, the much-hyped film of Ranbir Kapoor's `Roy` has picked up its pace, Zee News reports. The movie has kicked off its shooting in the mystic beauty of Malaysia.

Six diagnosed with dengue virus

Pakistan Observer - ‎8 hours ago‎
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 - Peshawar—Six more persons were tested positive for dengue in the district that increase to the total number of patients reached to 126 in Swat, spokesman of health department district Swat Dr.
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Pistachios may help reduce diabetes risk: study

Reuters India - ‎16 hours ago‎
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people who may be headed for type 2 diabetes, regularly eating pistachios might help turn the tide, according to a new trial from Spain.

For environment: 60 students receive eco-internship certification

The Express Tribune - ‎8 hours ago‎
Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited Chief Engineer Farrukh Majeed presided over the event. ILLUSTRATION: S JAMAL/FILE. LAHORE: Sixty students were certified as eco-interns on Monday at a ceremony at the head office of WWF-Pakistan.

THE LITTLE BIG STORY LIST: When lab animals showed human-like intelligence - ‎3 hours ago‎
MONSTERS AND CREATURES: This chapter, "Day the Animals Took Over," is based on George Orwell's "Animal Farm." The authorities finally took back control of the laboratories at Animal Pharm yesterday.
Animal Farm