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14 killed as passenger van hits landmine in Kurram Agency

The Express Tribune - ‎10 hours ago‎
PESHAWAR: At least 14 people were killed when a passenger vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Gudar area of Central Kurram Agency early Tuesday.
Roadside bombing kills 10 Shia Muslims in Pakistan's Kurram
14 killed, several injured in Kurram Agency blast
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SC has not given Nawaz a clean chit: Zardari

The Express Tribune - ‎Apr 24, 2017‎
Pakistan Peoples Party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari addressing a party rally in Mardan on Monday, April 24, 2017. EXPRESS NEWS SCREENGRAB.
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India informed about visits of Census teams along LOC

SAMAA TV - ‎5 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army on Tuesday apprised Indian authorities through hotline contact about the visits of census teams to the areas along Line of Control for conducting of demographic process.
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China bans Islamic baby names in Muslim majority Xinjiang province

The Independent - ‎11 hours ago‎
muslims-xinjiang.jpg A Uighur woman walks with her baby at a market on August 1, 2014 in old Kashgar, Xinjiang Province, China. Getty Images.
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Russia calls US allegation it arms Taliban unsubstantiated

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎5 hours ago‎
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a news conference after a meeting with Lamberto Zannier, Secretary General of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), in Moscow, Russia, April 25, 2017.
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Elderly Muslim man told to 'go back to Pakistan' on Delhi Metro

The Express Tribune - ‎10 hours ago‎
An elderly Muslim man in India was told to “go back to Pakistan” when he asked for a seat reserved for senior citizens. A Facebook post by Indian women rights' activist Kavita Krishnan narrated the incident.
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Dawn Leaks: Publishing of story govts failure, says inquiry report

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎2 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The inquiry committee formed to probe Dawn Leaks in its report has placed blame on Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi and Principal Information Officer at the Press Information Department Rao Tehseen, ...
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Nisar issues guidelines for foreign hunters

The Express Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Following hue and cry over the hunting of houbura bustards, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has approved Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for foreign delegations and their accompanying staff who visit Pakistan for hunting ...
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Govt offered me Rs10b to stay mum on Panama case, claims Imran

The Express Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
Khan said Nawaz Sharif has no further evidence to prove he's clean of corruption. PHOTO: REUTERS. PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan claimed on Tuesday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government had offered him Rs10 billion ...
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PTI move to offer Fateha for Mashal Khan shot down in Mardan district assembly

The Express Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
MARDAN: Members from the ANP and JUI-F in the district assembly shot down a PTI move to offer Fateha for Mashal Khan, a university student who was brutally lynched by fellow students on blasphemy charges earlier this month.
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Market watch: Profit-taking across the board as KSE-100 falls below 50000

The Express Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
a stock broker uses his phone while monitoring share prices during a trading session at the Pakistan Stock Exchange. PHOTO: INP. KARACHI: A brief positive open paved way for profit-taking as the KSE-100 Index fell close to 570 points in intra-day ...
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Over 50% of Pakistanis store cash at home

The Express Tribune - ‎15 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Over 50% of Pakistan's emerging affluent class is storing cash at home and this way they are losing opportunities to grow overall wealth by not investing in the economy, according to a new study of Standard Chartered.
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Borrowing spree to continue as Pakistan now seeks $700m

The Express Tribune - ‎15 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is seeking $700 million for balance of payments' support in the next two months from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and France, loans that are aimed at offsetting pressure from the external account that has come under strain due ...
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McDonald's profit beats as turnaround gathers steam - ‎6 hours ago‎
McDonald's has reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly profit and US same-restaurant sales, helped by cost cuts, the expansion of its all-day breakfast menu, and Big Mac and beverage promotions.
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Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ review: Cutting the edge and doing it in style

India Today - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Galaxy S8 from Samsung is a heady concoction of style and cutting-edge technology. There's little doubt, it'll be hard -- nay really hard -- to take your eyes off of Samsung's 2017 flagship phone once you've got a taste of it.
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Google's Finally Offering Rides in Its Self-Driving Minivans

WIRED - ‎28 minutes ago‎
After nearly a decade of working on self-driving cars in private, Google is finally ready to take the public for a ride. Its autonomous spin-off, Waymo is adding 500 modified Chrysler Pacifica minivans to the 100 it already has on the roads of Phoenix ...
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Gabriel fined 50% of match fee for Sarfraz incident - ‎7 hours ago‎
Shannon Gabriel, the West Indies fast bowler, has been fined 50% of his match fee and handed three demerit points after an incident involving Sarfraz Ahmed on the fourth day in Kingston.
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Maria Sharapova ready for frosty reception from the locker room as she makes long-awaited return - ‎1 hour ago‎
The print-out arrived at around 4pm on Tuesday. Just a standard order of play, but with one notable detail. There in the middle: “Not before 6.30pm (WC) Maria SHARAPOVA (RUS) v Roberta VINCI (ITA)”.
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RCB and SRH in wash-out

SuperSport - ‎2 hours ago‎
Persistent rain resulted in not a single delivery being bowled in the Indian Premier League encounter between the Royal Challengers Bangalore and Sunrisers Hyderabad at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on Tuesday.
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'Yalghaar' trailer is out but does it look better than 'Waar'?

The Express Tribune - ‎13 hours ago‎
KARACHI : If there's one Pakistani film since 2013's Waar that has been creating hype for a few years now, it is Yalghaar.

Nandita Das is doing everything possible to get her facts right in Manto biopic

Hindustan Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Nandita Das who is helming the film on writer Saadat Hasan Manto is helping the cast and crew with important documents and information.
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Aamir attends award function after 16 years, felicitated by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Hindustan Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
Aamir Khan has not attended award functions for past 16 years. However, he could not refuse singer Lata Mangeshkar when she invited him for Master Dinanath Mangeshkar Awards where he was also honoured with Vishesh Puraskar for his outstanding ...

7 best burgers in Karachi

The Express Tribune - ‎7 hours ago‎
A king among sandwiches, the burger is indisputably a universal favourite. It has travelled far and wide since its inception and garnered a dedicated, foodie fan base.
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Hope for preemies as artificial womb helps tiny lambs grow

The Boston Globe - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON (AP) - Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies - and remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind watery incubation so closely mimics mom that it just might work.
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Govt asked to expend more on prevention of diseases

Daily Times - ‎21 hours ago‎
LAHORE: The Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has asked the government to allocate more funds for prevention of diseases in the upcoming budget.
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'Mindfulness' Probably Won't Cure Your Back Pain

WebMD - ‎17 minutes ago‎
TUESDAY, April 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Proponents of mindfulness-based stress reduction claim it can improve relationships, mental health, weight and more.
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Some Surprising Dog Breeds Have Ancient American Heritage

New York Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Rascal Deux, a Chinese crested dog, competing in the World's Ugliest Dog contest last year. Scientists reported Tuesday that the breed is one of a handful that trace part of their ancestry to the first dogs in the Americas 10,000 or more years ago ...
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Antarctica's penguins are in trouble, new report shows

CBS News - ‎1 hour ago‎
In the rapidly warming Antarctic, two species of penguins are in dramatic decline. That's the news out of a new study published by Oceanites, a nonprofit organization that closely monitors penguins and other Antarctic seabirds, in collaboration with ...
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Fossils may be earliest known multicellular life: study

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎6 minutes ago‎
Fossils accidentally discovered in South Africa are probably the oldest fungi ever found by a margin of 1.2 billion years, rewriting the evolutionary story of these organisms which are neither flora nor fauna, researchers said Monday.
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Meet "Steve," a Strange New Sky Phenomenon

Scientific American - ‎4 hours ago‎
This artist's concept shows Swarm, a constellation of Earth-observing satellites operated by the European Space Agency, orbiting above Earth's vivid auroral displays.
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'Boffins and their VERY academic chants': How the media covered the March for Science

Science Magazine - ‎1 hour ago‎
“What do we want? Evidence-based policy. When do we want it? After peer review.” That slogan, heard in many cities on Saturday, was a source of amusement for the U.K.