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Amna Bibi case: SC rejects police report, orders inquiry by sessions judge

Daily Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAHORE - A three-member Supreme Court bench has rejected police report in Amna Bibi self-immolation case and directed district and sessions judge of Multan to probe into the matter and file the inquiry report within six weeks.
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Musharraf files plea in HC seeking lifting of travel ban

Business Standard - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf today filed a petition in the Sindh High Court seeking lifting of a travel ban on him so that he can go abroad to meet his ailing mother.
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Only VIPs allowed in Iqbal's mausoleum

Pakistan Today - ‎1 hour ago‎
A ban has been imposed on the entry of common people in the mausoleum of Allama Iqbal on his 76th death anniversary on Monday. According to officials, due to security reasons only Very Important People (VIP) are allowed to visit the mausoleum of Allama ...
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Manchester United: After hitting a new low against Everton - the damning ...

The Independent - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Manchester United's woeful 2-0 defeat on David Moyes' return to Everton on Sunday marked another painful record in a season of painful records for the manager - it was the first time since 1969/70 that the Toffees did the league double over United.
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Russia steps up rhetoric on potential east Ukraine intervention

Financial Times - ‎21 minutes ago‎
Russia stepped up its angry rhetoric against the Ukraine government on Monday with its toughest warning yet about a possible intervention in the conflict in the east of the country.
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Police probe possible sabotage in latest Malaysia Airlines jet incident

Channel News Asia - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Malaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said the police will carry out a thorough investigation into possibilities of sabotage against Malaysia Airlines after a Bangalore-bound MH192 was forced to make an emergency landing due to a landing gear ...
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Syria calls presidential elections for June 3

Channel News Asia - ‎59 minutes ago‎
Syria will hold presidential elections on June 3, despite a raging civil war that has killed more than 150,000 people, the country's parliamentary speaker said on Monday.
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'They are like murder': South Korean president condemns ferry crew's actions as ...

National Post - ‎33 minutes ago‎
South Korean President Park Geun Hye said the actions of the crew on a ferry that sank last week were “like murder” and called for a thorough investigation of the incident that left more than 300 dead or missing.
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Senate committee resolution seeks to lift Youtube ban - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The Senate's Standing Committee on Human Rights on Monday approved a resolution that seeks to unblock the popular video-sharing website Youtube in Pakistan.
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Two women hurt in Chaman blast

The Nation - ‎3 hours ago‎
Chaman- At least two women were wounded in an explosion which occured in Balochistan province's Chaman city today. The explosion took place in front of main gate of Cantt area of the city.
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Hamid Mir Attack: CJ approves three judges for judicial commission

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan, Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani has approved the name of three Supreme Court judges for the judicial commission to probe the attack on Geo News senior anchor Hamid Mir.
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Unmet deadline: Pressure group huddles to strategise next step

The Express Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
Disgruntled lawmakers of PTI yet to get another audience with Chairman Imran Khan in spite of earlier assurances. By Umer Farooq. Published: April 21, 2014.
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Asian shares mostly lower in Easter-thinned trade

Channel News Asia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Asian markets were mostly lower in thin Easter holiday trade on Monday, with Japan's Nikkei giving up early gains despite a weaker yen as data showed the country's trade deficit quadrupled in March.
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Analysis: Why the FBR's taxpayer database is less useful than it looks?

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
SOUTH BEND: 774,706. That is the number of taxpaying entities that the Federal Board of Revenues (FBR) says existed in Pakistan in 2013.
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Wheat hoarding continues in Sindh

The Nation - ‎10 hours ago‎
KARACHI - Despite tall claims of Sindh government to start action against illegal stocking of wheat, the hoarding the food commodity is on rise by the traders with aim to transport it to the neighbouring Afghanistan and other provinces from the Sindh province.
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Banks start receiving Hajj applications

Daily Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The applications under this scheme would be entertained on first come and first served basis. According to Hajj Policy, 143,368 Pakistanis would perform Hajj and the government and private Hajj group organisers will have 50-fifty quota.
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3G-4G spectrum auction: Pakistan following Indian example, says PTA chairman

The Express Tribune - ‎7 hours ago‎
Trying not to keep base prices too high, the rollout process would be affected if we acted otherwise. By Azam Khan. Published: April 21, 2014.
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Fundamental rights and cyber space

The Nation - ‎Apr 19, 2014‎
It is unfortunate that the media lens has reduced the Internet Freedom and fundamental rights petition in the Lahore High Court (LHC) to just the case for reopening Youtube.
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Ajmal sees T-20 difficult for bowlers

Business Recorder - ‎4 hours ago‎
image ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's spin bowler Saeed Ajmal has said that the T20 cricket format is dificult for bowlers as they are always attacked in this format time and time again.
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Nations Cup preliminary round action

KickOff - ‎3 hours ago‎
Defender Demba Sow scored in the first-half and Moulaye Ahmed in the second to give Mauritania a 2-0 away win over Mauritius in their African Nations Cup preliminary round tie in Curepipe on Sunday and a 3-0 aggregate victory.
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Captain America soldiers on in top spot as Rio 2 is left feeling Blu

The Guardian (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Flying high … Chris Evans in Captain America; The Winter Soldier, which has topped the US box office for a third week. Photograph: Marvel Studios/Sportsphoto Ltd/Allstar.
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'2 states' scores third biggest opening of 2014

Business Recorder - ‎1 hour ago‎
According to Indian Media reports Bollywood film '2 states' has raked in over 38 crores on its opening weekend. The romantic comedy, based on Chetan Bhagat's bestseller novel of the same name, received third biggest opening of the year, only to fall behind ...
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Lok Mela: Festivals and felicities - an ode to Punjabi culture

The Express Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
Artists from Punjab perform on the last day of the 10-day Lok Mela at Shakarparian on Sunday. PHOTO: EXPRESS. A 10-day-long whirlwind of a festival drew to a ceremonious close at Lok Virsa, dazzling visitors with the richness and colours of diverse ...
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Fear of polio virus: India, Georgia place curbs on Pakistanis

The Express Tribune - ‎7 hours ago‎
India and Georgia have made it compulsory for Pakistani travellers to get anti-polio vaccine prior to entering their territory, reveals a letter of the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination.
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Philippines Hunts for Passengers on Etihad Flight Amid MERS Warnings

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Passengers walk past a thermal scanner at the medical quarantine area at the arrival section of Manila's International Airport in Paranaque, south of Manila, on April 16.
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KARE 11 kitchen microbes arrive in space

KARE - ‎25 minutes ago‎
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - Space station astronauts have received a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies. The shipment arrived Sunday morning via a Dragon, versus a bunny.

KU scientist declared most productive scientist of Pakistan

Daily Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Islamabad has declared Prof Dr Muhammad Iqbal Choudhary, Director International Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS), Karachi University (KU), the most productive ...
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