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Freak storm kills 45 in Pakistan

swissinfo.ch - ‎4 hours ago‎
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A freak "mini-cyclone" tore roofs of buildings and brought down trees and power poles in Pakistan, killing 45 people and injuring more than 200, officials said on Monday.
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Jordanian air chief visits PAF headquarters

Daily Times - ‎14 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD - Royal Jordanian Air Force Commander Major General Mansour Salim Al-Jobour visited Air Headquarters in Islamabad on Monday.
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Bruce Jenner Is Not A Woman. He Is A Sick And Delusional Man.

TheBlaze.com - ‎23 minutes ago‎
On Friday night, a mentally ill, crossdresser named Bruce Jenner was interviewed for two hours during prime time about his plan to gruesomely mutilate his genitals in a macabre pseduo-medical ritual often erronsously described as a “sex change.
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Heavy fighting as Taliban attack northern Afghan city

Channel News Asia - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Heavy fighting between Afghan security forces and Taliban insurgents that killed more than 30 combatants threatened a major northern city on Monday, officials said.
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Pakistan bank on seniors to bounce back from 'lowest point'

IBNLive - ‎5 hours ago‎
With Misbah-ul-Haq returning to take over the captaincy, a beleaguered Pakistan will hope to bounce back from their "lowest point" in international cricket against Bangladesh.
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Iranian general accuses Saudis of following in Israel's footsteps

DAWN.com - ‎58 minutes ago‎
ANKARA: The commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards accused Saudi Arabia on Monday of following in Israel's footsteps in the Islamic world by carrying out air strikes in Yemen, the official IRNA news agency reported.
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Greece Clips Varoufakis's Wings as It Reorganizes Bailout Team

Bloomberg - ‎34 minutes ago‎
Greece reshuffled its bailout-negotiating team, clipping Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis's wings, after three months of talks with creditors failed to unlock aid and a meeting with his euro-area counterparts ended in acrimony.
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PM Abe's party eyes revision of Japan pacifist constitution by late 2018

swissinfo.ch - ‎5 hours ago‎
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling party wants to revise Japan's constitution by late 2018 to remove constraints on his defence strategy, a key party lawmaker said, an ambitious target since the charter has not been changed since ...
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Pakistan: ISI Crackdown on MQM in Karachi Triggers Coup Fears

International Business Times, India Edition - ‎56 minutes ago‎
There is an increasing fear in certain sections in Pakistan that growing influence of the army in Karachi, especially its crackdown on Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), is a carefully planned move orchestrated by ISI to lead the country into another coup.
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Ghazi Rasheed murder case: Musharraf files permanent exemption plea in IHC

DunyaNews Pakistan - ‎4 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Former President Pervez Musharraf has filed a petition in Islamabad High Court (IHC) regarding permanent exemption from appearance in Ghazi Rasheed murder case, Dunya News reported on Monday.
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Judicial commission presents questionnaire to political parties

The Express Tribune - ‎17 minutes ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The judicial commission presented a questionnaire to all political parties on Monday to investigate into allegations of rigging and other possible malpractices in the 2013 general elections.
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Talal Akbar Bugti died of cardiac arrest

The Nation - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Quetta: Jamhoori Watan Party (JWP) leader Nawabzada Talal Akbar Bugti passed away today morning from cardiac arrest, in Quetta's Combined Military Hospital (CMH).
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FBR's incompetence hurting economy

The Nation - ‎11 hours ago‎
OMER ZAHEER MEER - Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is a semi-autonomous federal institution that is responsible for auditing, enforcing and collecting revenue for the government of Pakistan.
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Investors Question Deutsche Bank's Overhaul

NDTV - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Frankfurt: Deutsche Bank's biggest strategic overhaul under co-chief executives Anshu Jain and Juergen Fitschen got a thumbs down from investors on Monday who judged it too little too late.
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Campaign to clean Korang

DAWN.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Around 100 students from 10 schools took part in the 'clean-up the Korang River campaign' on Sunday. “When I heard that we are drinking polluted water from Korang River, I decided to play my role in cleaning the river,” said Azizur Rehman, ...
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Plan ready: PTA to verify SIMs of Afghan refugees

The Express Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
After the biometric verifications of SIMs, the government is planning to authenticate local SIMs used by Afghan refugees. “SIMs of people of Afghan origin having refugee cards will be verified,” Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Chairman Ismail ...
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Towering through: Towershare deal will spur growth in telecom sector

The Express Tribune - ‎16 hours ago‎
Towers to be built by foreign entity will reduce cost, increase access to remote areas. By Farooq Baloch. Published: April 27, 2015.

Rawal Shopping Festival on

The Nation - ‎7 hours ago‎
RAWALPINDI (APP): President RCCI Syed Asad Mashadi said that weeklong Rawal Shopping Festival will be organized on May 2 in all the markets of Rawalpindi at the same time, in which heavy discounts will be offered to customers by the shopkeepers on ...
Rawal Shopping Festival on May 2
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PTA holds Pakistan Mobile App Awards 2015 today

The Nation - ‎11 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD (Staff Reporter): In order to encourage young innovators and entrepreneurs to develop new mobile applications, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) is going to hold Pakistan Mobile App Awards 2015, ceremony on Monday (today).
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Pakistan 'A' begin Sri Lanka trip on losing note

DAWN.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Just like their senior counterparts in Bangladesh, Pakistan 'A' launched their tour of Sri Lanka on an inauspicious note when Sri Lanka 'A' eased to an eight-wicket victory in the first of the three one-dayers in the coastal town of Matara on Sunday.

KRL, PIA to clash for Challenge Cup title

DAWN.com - ‎11 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Khan Research Laboratories' (KRL) resurgence continued on Sunday when they set up the final against Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) in the NBP Challenge Cup underway in Lahore.
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Book Mela has spread message of peace, love and brotherhood

Pakistan Observer - ‎9 hours ago‎
Monday, April 27, 2015 - Islamabad—NBF 6th National Book Day Festival concluded on Sunday with a pledge by the participants that they would befriend books and exchange them as gift to one another, since there is no more precious gift than a book.
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Ayesha Omar: Naturally talented, Effortlessly chic

The Express Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Ayesha Omar is gorgeous, she is multi-talented (an actor, a singer and a dancer) and she is honest. “I am sorry, I know I have to reply to your text,” she said, when we met for the first time at an event that I was covering.

Public support for child cancer patients needed: Experts

Pakistan Observer - ‎9 hours ago‎
Monday, April 27, 2015 - Karachi—Medical experts including oncologist and physicians here on Saturday urged for improved understanding and steady support for children suffering from cancer in the country.
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H5N2 Bird Flu: Government Workers In HazMat Suits Arrive At Farms For Poultry ...

The Inquisitr - ‎17 minutes ago‎
H5N2 bird flu has reportedly left hundreds of farm workers exposed to a “highly pathogenic strain” of the virus. The agricultural workers have been given an anti-viral medication as a “preventative” measure over the past few days, according to United States ...

UK scientists suggest space laser could fix renewable energy problems

H&V News - ‎3 hours ago‎
A scientist at Dundee University is currently building a laser which will convert sun beams into energy, the Daily Times has reported.
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Astronomers Solve 'Thick Disk' Riddle of Galaxies

Science World Report - ‎2 hours ago‎
Scientists may have solved a long-standing puzzle regarding the nature of disk galaxies. (Photo : Adam Block, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter, University of Arizona / Ivan Minchev, AIP).
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Heavy rainfall lash Islamabad, Murree and adjoining areas

The News International - ‎6 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Heavy rain along with hailstorm hit Murree, Haripur, Astor and the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad on Monday. All local and international flights going out of Islamabad were postponed while airplanes flying in to the Benazir Bhutto Airport ...
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This Cousin Of Jaws Is Rare, Cute And Tiny: Meet The Pocket Shark

Tech Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pocket sharks would look adorable peeking out from a vest, but wearing one as a boutonniere would not be a good idea. Here's why.
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