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Mullah Mohammad Omar's Life Ends With Little Clarity

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - In the winter of 2014, an Afghan with links to top Taliban leaders approached Afghanistan's intelligence service with a startling tip: Mullah Muhammad Omar, the secretive leader of the Taliban, had died in a hospital in Karachi, Pakistan.
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India, Pakistan spar over Gurdaspur attack

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW DELHI: India and Pakistan were locked in a furious verbal duel on Thursday over Monday's Gurdaspur attack, which Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh told parliament, was carried out by cross-border terrorists who forded the swollen Ravi River where ...
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Unofficial results: PTI takes lead over rival in Peshawar repoll

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has secured seven district council seats more than twice the number bagged by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in Peshawar, according to unofficial preliminary results of the re-elections held in ...
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Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 29 runs

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pakistan T20 cricket captain Shahid Afridi (3-L) and teammates celebrate after victory during the first Twenty20 International cricket match between Sri Lanka and Pakistan.
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JUI-F, MQM refuse to withdraw motions for de-seating PTI MNAs

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: As the JUI-F and MQM refused to demonstrate flexibility and vowed to go ahead with their motions seeking de-seating of PTI legislators, the PPP announced on Thursday that it would vote against if the motions were put for a vote in the ...
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Violence erupts at funerals of LeJ men

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Angry protests over the killing of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) founder Malik Ishaq in a police encounter fuelled violence on Thursday as LeJ supporters gathered to bury Ishaq and other slain LeJ workers in their ancestral hometowns.
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Conflicting theories as to what exactly caused flight to mysteriously disappear

Irish Independent - ‎25 minutes ago‎
woman leaves messages of support and hope for passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 in central Open Gallery 1 woman leaves messages of support and hope for passengers of missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 in central Kuala Lumpur...A woman ...
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Myanmar frees 155 Chinese prisoners

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
YANGON: Myanmar on Thursday released 155 Chinese nationals, who were last week jailed for illegal logging, as a “goodwill” gesture following intense lobbying from Beijing in a mass amnesty that also freed several political prisoners.
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Arms licences, ECL, security agencies

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar on Thursday informed the National Assembly (NA) that the government would soon introduce a new policy on the registration of private security companies, visa policy, the Exit Control ...
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NAP led to killing of over 20000 terrorists: documents

The News International - ‎9 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: More than 20,000 terrorists were killed up to July 13, 2015, as a result of implementation of National Action Plan (NAP), revealed official documents.
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CM alerts food squad

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has directed the Punjab Food Authority to expedite crackdown on the sellers of unhygienic and poisonous food to the people.
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Two troops, three militants killed in Bannu

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
PESHAWAR: Two soldiers and three suspected militants were killed in a gunfight in Frontier Region Bannu adjacent to the North Waziristan tribal region on Thursday.
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Ministry proposes cut in oil prices

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Petroleum has prepared a summary proposing a reduction in the prices of different petroleum products in the range of 5 to 10 percent.
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Market watch: Mixed sentiments but index ends positive

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
KARACHI: A see-saw ride saw the index end positive, but not before it swung both ways as anxious investors ensured a steady day at the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE).

Exports of all major goods declined: PAF

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
KARACHI - Strongly refuting the Government claims in the media “that exports have increased” Muhammad Jawed Bilwani, Chairman, Pakistan Apparel Forum and Chief Coordinator, Value Added Textile Forum said this was really a wrong impression given ...
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SECP directed not to register NGOs for indefinite period

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The Prime Minister's High-Level Inter-Ministerial Committee has recently directed the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) not to register any international NGO for an indefinite period, as they will now go through a proper ...
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Microsoft says 14 million computers now running Windows 10

Washington Post - ‎20 minutes ago‎
PALO ALTO, California - Microsoft says its' new Windows 10 operating system is now running on more than 14 million computers, two days after the software was released as a free download.
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Facebook drone internet in the sky project is a step closer

The Australian Financial Review - ‎30 minutes ago‎
CEO Mark Zuckerberg...in Facebook's vision, hundreds of drones will be lifted into the sky to provide internet to countries that don't have it.

Smartphone users' unhealthy habits

Daily Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
According to an online survey conducted by KRC Research, many smartphone users around the world have admitted to take their phones almost everywhere they go, even while they sleep, Zee News reports.
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Angry Birds back with a sequel

Herald Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
Finnish game maker Rovio has launched Angry Birds 2, a sequel to what the company claims to have been the most downloaded mobile game series of all time.
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Multiple AHF posts for Mujahid

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary and Olympian Rana Mujahid has been elected chairman of two and secretary of one committee of the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF).
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Australian captain Michael Clarke in a pensive mood in the third Ashes Test ...

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
MICHAEL Clarke has fought the good fight for so long but now looks completely gone. And if Captain Clarke averages under 30 in the Ashes, Australia cannot win the series given the other batting disasters around him.
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Pakistan win 3 gold, 7 bronze medals in Special Olympic Games

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's special Olympians manages to win as many as seven gold and three bronze medals in various events of the Special Olympic Games in Los Angles on Thursday.
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PBSF relieved as Indian delegation gets NOC

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
KARACHI: The Pakistan Billiards and Snooker Federation (PBSF) on Thursday heaved a sigh of relief when the Ministry of Interior issued the necessary clearance for the Indian delegation to compete in the 18-nation World 6-Reds and Team Championships ...
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Gibson back to Aussie roots to direct movie

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mel Gibson is returning to his Australian roots to direct his first film in a decade, the true story of a conscientious objector who saved 75 men during the Battle of Okinawa in World War II.
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Khaled Anum wants more from 'Peera Ho'

The Express Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
Khalid Anum's rendition of Peera Ho became an instant hit after it was released as part on Mystery Theater in early 1990's.
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Bollywood films based on Indo-Pak relations

Times of India - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Bajrangi Bhaijaan: Salman Khan's Bajrangi Bhaijaan has turned out to be another blockbuster. The film that released this Eid has shattered box office numbers and has become the biggest opener of 2015.
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SRK, Salman not to work together in Aditya Chopra's next

Hindustan Times - ‎17 hours ago‎
Rumours never ebb in Bollywood. First there was one that made us believe the coming together of two of Bollywood's biggest Khans -- Shah Rukh and Salman -- in Aditya Chopra's next directorial venture.
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Anti-Dengue Day: Seminars, walks urge precaution, protective steps

Daily Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
LAHORE: Different educational institutions of the city and City District Government Lahore (CDGL) observed Anti-Dengue Day on Thursday which saw walks and seminars being held that stressed precaution and protective measures against the disease.
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Mental health suffers most in major nuclear accidents, studies find

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
LONDON, July 31 People caught up in a nuclear disaster are more likely to suffer severe psychological disorders such as depression and post-traumatic stress disorder rather than any harm from radiation, scientists said on Friday.

Climate change suits dengue breeding

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Experts have said the climate change is providing suitable environment for breeding of dengue larva in the region and warned that by the end of this century, the world temperature will rise 1 to 3 degree that can affect half of world population.
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At least 260 deaths in 20 years since hepatitis C scandal erupted

Irish Times - ‎Jul 29, 2015‎
At least 260 people who were infected with hepatitis C from contaminated blood products supplied by the State have died in the 20 years since the scandal broke, according to a new report.

'BISP to help beneficiaries face risks of climate change'

Daily Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) envisions enabling its beneficiaries to face the multidimensional risks emanating from climate change.
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Astronomers find star with three super-earths

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
PARIS: Astronomers said on Thursday they had found a planetary system with three super-earths orbiting a bright, dwarf star - one of them likely a volcanic world of molten rock.
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Vitamin B3 comes from space

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Vitamin B3 found on Earth might have been made in space and delivered to Earth on meteorites, according to Nasa. The vitamin forms part of a chemical compound that is found in all living cells and is an essential building block for life.
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Turkish diver discovers natural phenomena 22-metres below sea level

9news.com.au - ‎18 hours ago‎
July 30, 2015: Lutfu Tanriover has filmed a strange, translucent four-metre wide blob while diving off the coast of Turkey. fteAPGd.
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