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History on the march and repeating itself

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nawaz Sharif at loggerheads with the army again, the old pattern of 1999 repeating itself. Cruel destiny…is Pakistan doomed to walk the paths it has trodden before?
Govt, army on the same page: Nawaz
Govt, army coping with challenges together: PM
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World Digest: April 24, 2014

Washington Post - ‎34 minutes ago‎
PAKISTAN. Government hits insurgent hideouts. Pakistani warplanes attacked insurgent hideouts in the tribal region near the Afghan border, killing 37 suspected militants and wounding 18, army officials said Thursday, as authorities hold peace talks with the ...
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Institutional dissonance

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
When driving at break-neck speed, given Karachi's traffic, it will usually take around 30 minutes to reach Agha Khan Hospital from the point where Hamid Mir was attacked in Karachi.
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MERS not yet a major concern, government says

Jakarta Post - ‎17 minutes ago‎
The Religious Affairs Ministry says it will be business as usual for Indonesians who wish to go on the haj or umrah (minor haj) this year despite reports of a rising death toll from the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) in Saudi Arabia, including a ...
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North Korea preps for nuclear test

NEWS.com.au - ‎19 minutes ago‎
NEW satellite imagery suggests North Korea is preparing to conduct its fourth nuclear test, as President Barack Obama arrives in South Korea.
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'Discarding departmental teams could spell disaster for Pakistan

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
KARACHI: Former Test cricketer Nasim-ul-Ghani believes that discarding departmental teams by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) could be disaster for Pakistan cricket.
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FBI informant directed cyber attacks on Pakistan: report

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK - An informant working for the FBI, the principal US investigative agency, coordinated hundreds of cyber attacks on foreign websites, including some operated by the governments of Pakistan, Iran, Syria and Brazil during a 2012 campaign, ...
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Tribe: Africa's most expensive 'purchase'

The Standard Digital News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Kenya: South Sudan is again a killing field, flowing with blood of innocent civilians caught in the power struggle between President Salva Kiir and his former deputy Riek Machar.
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Internet a CIA project, says Putin

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Do you think that mobile networks will be able to offer 3G services in the expected timeframe of 6 months? Yes. No. Don't know.
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Discovery network to make documentary on Everest avalanche

SFGate - ‎1 hour ago‎
New York --. With its dreams of televising a daredevil's attempt to jump off Mount Everest over, the Discovery network said it will instead make a documentary on last week's avalanche that killed more than a dozen mountain guides.
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Musharraf's counsel demands FIA inquiry report

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Former president Pervez Musharraf's lawyer Farogh Nasim on Thursday requested the Special Court to order the government to provide him with a copy of the Federal Investigation Agency's report, which was the basis of the treason case.
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Situation worsening for religious minorities: HRCP

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: In 2013, Pakistan became “a more and more dangerous country” for religious minorities, “grew increasingly intolerant of dissent” from journalists and struggled with strategies to tackle threats such as militant extremism and intolerance, according ...

Seven of a family gunned down in Swabi

The News International - ‎37 minutes ago‎
SWABI: At least seven members of a family were killed and seven others injured in firing incident in Yar Hussain area, Geo News reported.
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Bhambhore division in Sindh

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
KARACHI: The Sindh government on Thursday created a new administrative division in the province with the name of Bhambhore comprising Thatta, Sujawal and Badin districts.
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ADB approves $400m for energy

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday approved a $400 million loan to Pakistan to support ongoing reforms to tackle the energy crisis.

PSDF launches scheme for garments sector

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAHORE: Pursuing with its efforts to improve income generation opportunities for the residents of target districts, Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) awarded contracts worth Rs344 million to various vocational training service providers from public, ...
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Islamic banking has appeal for non-Muslims: SBP chief

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
KARACHI: The existing global Islamic finance landscape is no longer restricted to Islamic countries as basic tenets of Islamic finance, such as ethics, morality and investment in real economy are appealing non-Muslims also, said Ashraf Mahmood Wathra, the ...
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Pakistani stocks end higher; rupee weakens, o/n rates rise

Reuters - ‎14 hours ago‎
KARACHI, April 24 (Reuters) - Pakistan's main stock exchange closed higher on Thursday, with the benchmark 100-share index of the Karachi Stock Exchange rose 0.24 percent, or 69.55 points to 28,786.74.
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Govt working to reduce deficit to 4pc, debts to 60pc of GDP: Dar

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD - Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Thursday said that government has articulated a medium-term budget strategy aiming to reduce fiscal deficit to 4pc of GDP and public debts to less than 60pc of GDP in next three years.
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Telenor pleased to have won 3G licence

Daily Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
LAHORE: Telenor Pakistan has said that it is proud to have won the next generation spectrum licence in the recently held auction. The company has said this will enable it to offer broadband Internet to customers on their mobile phones with innovative data ...
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Apple's iPad sales are not so magical after all

CNET
1 hour ago
Written by
Shara Tibken
Apple's tablet shipments fell short of expectations -- and it's likely not going to be the last time. by Shara Tibken · @sharatibken; April 24, 2014 6:06 PM PDT.
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Mind Zero First Dev Diary Unveiled

Gamers Hell - ‎6 hours ago‎
Aksys Games has released a video dev diary for Mind Zero, presenting this dungeon-crawler RPG developed for PlayStation Vita and due to be available via digital and shipped via retail channels in North America on May 27, 2014, and digitally in Europe on ...
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IPL 7: Ordinary Yuvraj and RCB let a win slip through their hands

Firstpost
16 minutes ago
Written by
Pulasta Dhar
KKR 150-7 in 20 overs: Varun Aaron's three-wicket burst (3/16 in four overs) derailed KKR's onslaught after Chris Lynn (45, 31b, 3x4, 3x6) and Jacques Kallis (43, 42b, 2x4, 1x6) had stitched up a brilliant 80-run partnership after losing two early wickets.
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War of words between Rashid Latif and PCB intensifies

NDTV - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
Former Pakistan cricketer Rashid Latif claimed that reports of England and Wales Cricket Board exerting pressure on Pakistan Cricket Board to not make him chief selector were true.
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2nd Islamabad Literature Fest opens today

DAWN.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Nearly 120 writers, journalists and artists will descend on the city this weekend as the Islamabad Literature Festival (ILF) returns to Islamabad for its second edition today (Friday).
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Winners of short film contest 'Heroes of Pakistan' announced

The News International - ‎Apr 23, 2014‎
KARACHI: The winners of much awaited short film competition “Heroes of Pakistan” were announced in a humble ceremony held at the Karachi Press Club on Monday to acknowledge the youths who have demonstrated their film making potential by ...
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Polio: Peshawar reports fourth case

The Express Tribune - ‎21 hours ago‎
With the curtains drawn on the three-month-long Sehat ka Insaf immunisation campaign in Peshawar, a new polio case has emerged from the district, raising concern among health officials that the virus is still thriving.

CM mulls over road map for ADP 2014-15

The News International - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah convened a joint meeting of the planning & development and finance departments on Thursday to mull over a road map for preparing the annual development budget (ADP) 2014-15.
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Posting: CDA gets new environment member

The Express Tribune - ‎21 hours ago‎
One of the most seasoned officers of the capital's civic agency has been appointed as its board member for environment. Mustafain Kazmi, known to some Capital Development Authority (CDA) officials as the CDA's 'darling', is BS-20 CDA cadre officer who ...
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Obama impressed by Honda's Asimo, high-tech robots at Miraikan

The Japan Daily Press - ‎10 minutes ago‎
US President Barack Obama's state visit to Japan was not all serious business, as he took time to get a demonstration of the country's high-tech capabilities.
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