A case to revoke Fox news’ license

A watchdog group in Washington is telling the Federal Communication Commission that the hacking scandal plaguing Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. is enough reason to revoke the media mogul’s broadcasting license in the States.

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Secret bunker discovered with WWII weapons and tanker

The world is full of hidden, forgotten treasures. Like this gigantic bunker excavated in a forest, buried in a secret location. It’s full of weapons from the first World War, as well as modern military vehicles. And mushrooms.

It was discovered by urban explorers who, as usual, will not reveal its exact location.

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The high cost of safe drinking water: Pakistan

By Anish Alavi 

In the time it takes for a person to finish drinking a glass of water, three innocent children die somewhere in the world. According to Unesco, 5,000 lives are lost each day due to preventable water and sanitation-related diseases. Supplying clean water could vacate 40 per cent of hospital beds in developing nations such . . . → Read More: The high cost of safe drinking water: Pakistan

Islamist parties’ irrelevance to our problems

By Murtaza Haider

A year after his assassination in Abbottabad, Osama bin Laden is as irrelevant today to the welfare of millions of starving and suffering Muslims as he was when alive. The same holds true for almost all Islamist political movements who are singularly concerned with enforcing their ideologies on the often unwilling Muslim populace, . . . → Read More: Islamist parties’ irrelevance to our problems

Who wins the media wars

By Jahanzaib Haque

The need to be ‘social’ online is shaping up to be a new rat race for clicks, comments and user engagement among local news media outlets.

With an estimated 20 million Pakistanis online and over six million on Facebook, the ability to convert these numbers into tangible, easy-to-measure consumers of news content is, . . . → Read More: Who wins the media wars

SC refuses to turn a blind eye towards missing persons

By Shehzad Baloch

QUETTA: The apex court summoned Balochistan’s top government officials to explain progress, or lack thereof, on the issue of ‘missing persons’ during Wednesday’s hearing of a case on the volatile security situation in the province.

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A case to revoke Fox news’ license

A watchdog group in Washington is telling the Federal Communication Commission that the hacking scandal plaguing Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. is enough reason to revoke the media mogul’s broadcasting license in the States.

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IED blast kills 4, injures 2 in Bajaur

Three security personnel and one civilian died while two others were injured when a roadside remote-controlled Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off in the Bar Chamarkand area of Bajaur Agency on Thursday, political administration confirmed.

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RIM might become a private firm

Research In Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry smartphone, once held talks with private-equity firm Silver Lake about a possible deal to take the company private, a person familiar with the discussions said.

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Raisani and Zehri summoned by SC in missing persons case

By: Bari Baloch

Chief Justice of Pakistan Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has said the issue of missing persons was a major problem in Balochistan but federal government was not cooperating in this connection while the provincial government was helpless.

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