Kamran Khan

Virgin Galactic crash: SpaceShipTwo probe ‘may take year’

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x295a4h The investigation into the Virgin Galactic spacecraft crash in California’s Mojave Desert could take about a year, the head of the US transport safety agency has said. Christopher Hart said Virgin Galactic would be able conduct further test flights while the investigation took place. SpaceShipTwo broke up in mid-air during a test flight on Friday. One of the pilots …

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Mobile phone services maybe suspended on 9-10 Moharram

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced on Saturday that mobile phone services in sensitive areas of Pakistan maybe suspended on 9-10 Moharram (Monday-Tuesday). Nisar said the government had made a decision of being on high-alert on Youm-e-Ashura to ensure law and order. According to Nisar, 32,695 security contingents will be deployed in 55 districts across the country. Twelve …

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IS fears grow in Pakistan and Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD: The Islamic State organization is starting to attract the attention of radicals in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Far from the militants´ self-proclaimed “caliphate” in Iraq and Syria, the name of IS has cropped up several times in jihadi circles in recent weeks in Pakistan and Afghanistan. Leaflets calling for support for IS were seen in parts of northwest Pakistan, and …

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Forces kill five militants in Khyber Agency clashes

PESHAWAR: At least five militants were killed and seven others injured in clashes with security forces in Khyber Agency Sources said that the armed clashes took place in Bara Tehseel of Khyber Agency in which a security was killed and another sustained injuries. The sources said that the militants were affiliated with the banned Lashkar-e-Islam militant group.  

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Tribal leader Barat Khan, son killed in Chaman

CHAMAN: Tribal leader Malik Barat Khan and his son were gunned down while his other son was injured when unknown gunmen opened fire in Chaman area of Balochistan According to the source, the incident took place on College Road when Malik Barat Khan Achakzai was on his way to drop his two sons to school. Unidentified men riding on motorcycles …

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Kevin Pietersen claims ‘sadden’ Stuart Broad & James Anderson

England fast bowlers Stuart Broad and James Anderson say they are saddened and disappointed by  in the dressing room. Both players also denied any involvement in a Twitter account that set out to Broad said: “The bullying word has not crossed my mind in eight or nine years of playing international cricket.” Anderson said a bullying culture was “certainly not …

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