Archive of October 2013

Google unveils new smartphone in Nexus line

SAN FRANCISCO: Google on Thursday unveiled its Nexus 5 smartphone, putting its premium brand on a device intended to champion the latest version of its...

LB polls in Balochistan on December 7: Secretary ECP

ISLAMABAD: The Local bodies elections in Balochistan will be held on December 7, Secretary Election Commission Ishtiak Ahmed Khan said on Thursday.Talking to mediapersons he...

Opposition only playing up non-issues: Information Minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rashid Thursday said the government was trying its best to resolve public problems at the earliest while the...

Bangladesh beat New Zealand in second ODI, win series

DHAKA: Bangladesh beat New Zealand by 40 runs in the second one-day international to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series in Dhaka...

Defeat vs SA worst-ever for Pakistan in ODI history: Rashid Latif

KARACHI: Former captain Rashid Latif described, Pakistan's one-run defeat to South Africa in the first One-Day Internationals (ODI) as the stunning and worst-ever in one-day...

ISE-10 index stays bullish

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad Stock Exchange (ISE) Thursday witnessed a bullish trend as the ISE-10 Index was up by 115.62 points to close at 4379.19 points.A...

SC bench seeks details of arms import via sea ports from Customs

KARACHI: Three judges' bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has sought detailed report from Customs officials about last 3-...

Anderson, Neesham restrict Bangladesh to 247

DHAKA: Corey Anderson and James Neesham shared eight wickets as New Zealand dismissed Bangladesh for 247 in the second one-day international in Dhaka on Thursday.Anderson...

All Syria chemical weapons placed under seal: watchdog

DAMASCUS: Syria's entire declared stock of chemical weapons has been placed under seal, a watchdog said Thursday, as peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi wrapped up a...

Saad for Korea cooperation to make railways more swift, efficient

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Railways desires to have collaboration with Korean Railroad (KORAIL), especially in freight operations, to make the system more swift and efficient.Minister for Railways,...