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  • Woman killed as Rahim Yar Khan gas pipelines bombing sparks inferno  

    February 9, 2014 9:48 PM 17

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: A huge blaze that had broken out after a banned militant outfit bombed three main gas pipelines in Rahim Yar Khan has been partially brought under control, Geo News reported. Reportedly, Baloch Republican Army (BLA) blew up the pipelines late on Sunday night, which sparked a fire so big that some houses in a nearby settlement caught fire immediately

  • Eight dead in Karachi shrine attack

    February 9, 2014 9:18 PM 15

    TTP spokes­person Shahid­ullah Shahid says the group was not involv­ed in the attack. KARACHI: At least eight people were killed and over a dozen wounded on Sunday night when gunmen riding on motorcycles resorted to indiscriminate firing at a shrine on the outskirts of Karachi. At least 40 people, belonging to various ethnicities, were present at the Aastana

  • Chastened HTC turns to cheaper smartphones in search for profit

    February 9, 2014 9:15 PM 31

    TAIPEI/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Smarting from growing losses, Taiwanese phone maker HTC Corp says it will expand its range of cheaper products as it fixes off-target marketing for its premium smartphones. The company that has long prided itself as a purveyor of upscale, feature-loaded products says it needs to sell more mid-tier and affordable smartphones

  • Kuwaiti MP proposes Saudi-style anti-terror law

    February 9, 2014 9:06 PM 16

    KUWAIT CITY : A Kuwaiti MP Sunday proposed a draft law that would impose jail terms of up to 30 years on Kuwaiti jihadists fighting abroad, nearly a week after Saudi Arabia introduced similar penalties. The bill, submitted by pro-government legislator Nabeel al-Fadhl, stipulates jail terms of between five and 20 years for Kuwaitis who travel abroad to fight

  • Faysal Bank T-20 Cup / News

    February 9, 2014 8:08 PM 25

    Attacking half-centuries from Imran Nazir and Shoaib Malik helped Sialkot Stallions to a 39-run win against Hyderabad Hawks in Rawalpindi. Opting to bat, Sialkot's onslaught started when Nazir struck 20 runs in the first over off Rehan Riaz. He lost two partners soon but was joined by Malik as the duo put on 112 runs in 70 balls to take them past 150. Both fell in the last five overs

  • Alpine Skiing - Hurt Weirather doubtful for downhill

    February 9, 2014 7:34 PM 16

    Liechtenstein's big Olympic medal hope Tina Weirather is doubtful for the women's downhill after falling and suffering a heavy bruise to the top of her shin in training on Sunday. "In today's training run I crashed and injured my shin. How bad this bruise is ... will be seen in the next few days. "I just hope everything turns out fine and everybody supports

  • Pakistan Today

    February 9, 2014 6:31 PM 15

    After Umar Akmal episode, Lahore Traffic Police caught renowned cricketer and Pakistan cricket team former captain Wasim Akram for violation of traffic rules. As per details, Lahore Traffic Police intercepted Wasim Akam’s vehilce at Canal road for over speeding. Wasim Akram was himself driving his car and caught in speed camera of traffic police as its speed

  • US drones hover over Waziristan as committee meets Taliban Shura  

    February 9, 2014 6:22 PM 11

    ISLAMABAD: Taliban commanders and the members of their committee formed to holds talks with the government kept changing the venue of their meeting amid continued flights of unmanned US drones in the tribal area, well informed sources told Geo News on Sunday. The committee members had reached North Waziristan in a military helicopter to apprise the Taliban’s

  • Arjun to be seen as a kabaddi player in Tevar

    February 9, 2014 4:50 PM 14

    Actor says that the film is about an ordina­ry boy and an extrao­rdinar­y situat­ion. Bollywood’s rising star Arjun Kapoor, who made our hearts skip a beat (read:pareshan) with his rugged bad-boy looks in Ishaqzaade, will now put a smile on our faces with his role as a fun loving, kabaddi (wrestling) player in his forthcoming film Tevar. “My character

  • Tussle: Great game of gas politics

    February 9, 2014 4:22 PM 18

    Govt must take a bold decisi­on on energy import like the EU did. The great game of gas politics in which global powers want to reshape this region, seems to be hitting the economy of Pakistan. The United States and some Muslim countries are in a race to reshape policies in the region and force Pakistan to import gas from the countries of their choice