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Russian seeking bride in Pakistan’s Chitral arrested

Russian seeking bride in Pakistan’s Chitral arrested

🕔15:19, 2.Apr 2016

CHITRAL: A Russian national who went to Pakistan in search of a wife has been arrested and is being questioned by intelligence agencies, officials said Saturday.

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Kidnapped former Afghan governor freed in Mardan shoot-out

Kidnapped former Afghan governor freed in Mardan shoot-out

🕔14:13, 26.Feb 2016

PESHAWAR: A former Afghan governor kidnapped nearly two weeks ago in Islamabad was freed Friday after a shoot-out with police, he told AFP, saying he could not identify the men who abducted him.

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Pakistan’s Oscar hope eyes bigger prize — law reform

Pakistan’s Oscar hope eyes bigger prize — law reform

🕔13:59, 26.Feb 2016

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy made history by winning Pakistan’s first Oscar four years ago. Now she’s back in Hollywood, hoping to scoop a second Academy Award for her harrowing film about a teenage girl shot in the face by her own family.

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Large-scale trials for Zika vaccines at least 18 months away: WHO

Large-scale trials for Zika vaccines at least 18 months away: WHO

🕔16:01, 12.Feb 2016

GENEVA: Large-scale trials for Zika virus vaccines are at least 18 months away, while establishing a possible link between the virus and two more harmful conditions will likely only take weeks, the World Health Organization said Friday.

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Indian soldier rescued after six days in Siachen avalanche

Indian soldier rescued after six days in Siachen avalanche

🕔10:54, 9.Feb 2016

NEW DELHI: One of 10 Indian soldiers feared dead after an avalanche six days ago in the remote Himalayas has been miraculously rescued alive, officials said.

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Czech govt paid $6 mn ransom for two women held in Pakistan: report

Czech govt paid $6 mn ransom for two women held in Pakistan: report

🕔14:50, 8.Feb 2016

PRAGUE: The Czech government paid a $6-million ransom to secure the release last year of two women kidnapped Pakistan, the Respekt weekly reports in its Monday edition.

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NFL: No dancing, just dejection for Newton

NFL: No dancing, just dejection for Newton

🕔11:27, 8.Feb 2016

Cam Newton arrived in Sunday’s Super Bowl after a record-breaking season which left long-time observers of the National Football League declaring that he had redefined the role of quarterback.

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Trump falters, Clinton pushed in Iowa, first US presidential vote

Trump falters, Clinton pushed in Iowa, first US presidential vote

🕔11:26, 2.Feb 2016

Iowans flocked to churches, gymnasiums and libraries to be the first voices officially heard in the boisterous months-long nominating process, ahead of Election Day on November 8.

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‘Top Secret’ emails on Clinton server: State Department

‘Top Secret’ emails on Clinton server: State Department

🕔10:29, 30.Jan 2016

“Top secret” material was sent through Hillary Clinton’s private email server during her tenure as secretary of state, it was revealed Friday, just days before voters cast their first ballots in the presidential campaign.

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WhatsApp service stumbles briefly

WhatsApp service stumbles briefly

🕔10:17, 26.Jan 2016

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook-owned smartphone messaging service WhatsApp temporarily crashed in an array of countries from the US to India, potentially affecting hundreds of millions of users.

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