SPARCO bus attacks: 39 suspects arrested

Police have captured at least 39 suspected people during overnight raids in various areas of the metropolis in the wake of devastating bombing of Suparco bus.

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Bangladesh: Cricketers sue over unpaid salaries

The Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA) said Wednesday it will join players in legal action over unpaid wages by the Bangladesh Premier League, calling the situation “a joke”.

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Choosing the right computer

By Faraz J Karamat

Most computer users don’t think much when it comes to an Operating System (OS) that runs on their computers, whether it’s a desktop or a notebook. For them all that matters are the few software applications that they use to achieve their purposes either for work or entertainment or both. The . . . → Read More: Choosing the right computer

Poor medical facilities in Pakistan

Over the last few weeks, Pakistani doctors have staged several strikes and taken to the streets to protest. The most recent strike ended on Monday morning after a 20-day work stoppage.

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ATC issues arrest warrants for Musharraf, Aziz in Bugti murder case

An anti-terrorism court (ATC) in Sibi on Wednesday issued arrest warrants for several officials of the regime of former military ruler Pervez Musharraf in a case involving the 2006 killing of Baloch chieftain Nawab Akbar Bugti.

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New Moon near non-planet Pluto

Scientists in the US have announced on Wednesday the discovery of the smallest moon yet around the icy orb if Pluto, bringing the count of its known moons to five.

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Video surveillance to be introduced during examinations

The students, who cheat in examinations, may not be able to do so in future as the government intends to use some modern digital cameras for checking illegal practices in examinations, according to Visual Education Technology Organisation (Veto) regional director Ashfaq Hussain Shah.

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Scientists discover new Parasite, name it Bob Marley

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A tiny blood-sucking parasite that infests fish on Caribbean coral reefs has been named after Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley.

Arkansas State University marine biologist Paul Sikkel discovered the parasite off the U.S. Virgin Islands a decade ago but it was only recently unveiled as “Gnathia marleyi” as an homage to the . . . → Read More: Scientists discover new Parasite, name it Bob Marley

Kamran, Razzaq selected for World Twenty20 while Misbah is rejected

Pakistan Cricket Board announces 30 member squad for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka, while Test and ODI skipper Misbah ul Haq finds no place in the probables list that was announced on Wednesday.

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Gunman kills 9 police officers in Lahore

Masked gunmen stormed a house and killed nine police cadets in Pakistan’s eastern city of Lahore on Thursday, police said, the second attack on security forces claimed by the Taliban in relatively peaceful Punjab province in four days.

The Pakistani Taliban said it was responsible and vowed more violence in the region.

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