Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
Weir drop goal earns Scotland last-gasp win in Italy
ROME  – A last-gasp drop goal from Duncan Weir lifted Scotland to a dramatic 21-20 win over Italy in the Six Nations on Saturday. Read more
Violence cannot be tolerated during talks – Hamza Shahbaz
Hamza Shahbaz said that peace negotiations with Taliban were started with a sincere intention despite all reservations and government cannot tolerate attacks during the dialogue process. Our desire for talks should not be treated as our weakness. But we still want to resolve this issue through talks. He also said that few... Read more
Pakistan cricket team left for Bangladesh
16 member Pakistan cricket team left for Bangladesh to play the Asia Cup on Saturday along with the batting coach Zaheer Abbas, head coach Moin Khan and bowling coach Muhammad Akram left this morning for Bangladesh. Pakistan will play the first match against Sri Lanka on February 25 at... Read more
3 South Korean tourists and their Egyptian bus driver were killed in a bomb blast near Egyptian border town of Taba.
3 South Korean tourists and their Egyptian bus driver were killed and a dozen others were wounded after a bomb ripped their tour bus in the Egyptian border town of Taba. Read more
Morne Morkel spell fires up South Africa
Morne Morkel spell supported South Africa to control the second test against Australia as the visitors hobbles to third day lunch on 205 for eight at St George’s Park. At  lunch Australia still trail by 218 on the first innings. Morne Morkel said South African should not assume the expected slower pitch conditions for... Read more
Amnesty seeks ‘more detail’ on Indian deaths in Qatar
Amnesty International urges India to provide “more transparent information” about deaths of Indian workers in Qatar, the host nation for the 2022 World Cup. Read more
Matteo Renzi sworn in as Italy’s youngest prime minister
Matteo Renzi, 39, has been sworn in as Italy’s youngest prime minister ever. The centre-left Democratic Party leader unveiled his government yesterday and said the broad coalition will bring hope to the economically stagnant country. Read more
Ceasefire should be from both parties – Maulana Sami ul Haq
Maulana Sami ul Haq (JUI-S), who is also chief of the TTP negotiation committee  appealed to the government and TTP to announce a ceasefire immediately without any conditions. He  also said that ceasefire should be declared by both sides at the same time. Read more
Beleaguered Sony counting on new game machine
TOKYO (AP) — PlayStation stands out among the long list of famous Sony brands as one that hasn’t faded or succumbed to a nimbler competitor. Months after hitting global markets, the latest version of the video-game PS4 console went on sale Saturday in Tokyo, a big shift from times... Read more
leader of the Qaumi Watan Party’s (QWP) got killed in Buner
According to DIG Malakand Abdullah Khan,  Advocate Adalat Khan, the leader of the Qaumi Watan Party’s (QWP) including two persons,  were killed in a blast here on Saturday. The blast occurred near the leader’s vehicle in Gokand Road of the city. Advocate Adalat Khan,  was going out of home when a... Read more
Famous violin sparks moral debate
A valuable musical instrument will be offered to young musicians in Nuremberg as a “violin of reconciliation.” But its origin remains murky. Was a Jewish owner forced to sell the instrument to the Nazis? But the wear and tear is no surprise, because the violin comes from a famous... Read more
bomber got killed while fixing a bomb in Peshawar
According to Peshawar Police the bomber was killed while fixing a bomb.  The police also believes that the objective was to disturb the ‘Sehat Ka Insaf’ vaccination campaign. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government  has launched the fourth phase of its health program Sehat Ka Insaf today in Peshawar amid tight security. Read more
India – PK trade negotiations
In Pakistan several lobbies have become all of a sudden quite active and vocal about the India – Pakistan Trade negotiations. Despite the productive meeting between the two commerce ministers in New Delhi  and a successful visit of Mian Shahbaz Sharif the negotiations have once again gone off the track.... Read more
3 female Students of Islamic University locked in hotel room by the administration
The local news channels reported that three female students of  Islamic University were locked in their rooms for 16 hours by the University administration, were rescued today. The university administration had locked three students three students in their rooms since last night and threatened them with serious consequences. No food... Read more