Dr. Asim Hussain leads prayer
Former petroleum minister and close aide of co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari Dr. Asim Hussain led...
Govt re-appoints Dr. Irshad as FBR chairman
The federal government has appointed Dr. Irshad as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue. According to sources sources, a...
Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
Christians and Muslims  take a stand against modern slavery
Andrew Forrest’s Global Freedom Network has been launched at the Vatican, with support from Christians and Muslims, to help and try to help free millions of men, women and children held in modern-day slavery. Forrest, his  used personal contacts to bring the 1.2-billion strong Catholic Church, 85-million strong Anglican... Read more
PM Okays Formation of Rapid Response Force (RRF) & National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA).
In a high profile security meeting, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved the creation of the Rapid Response Force (RRF) on Tuesday. The prime minister also approved the establishment  of the National Intelligence Directorate under the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA). The formation of the directorate is aimed at... Read more
R&B singer Chris Brown jailed for leaving rehab
A judge ordered R&B singer Chris Brown, 24 to remain in jail until a hearing on April 23 because he failed to remain in a court-mandated rehab program. Superior Court Judge James R. Brandlin said yesterday that he was troubled by comments Brown made during his rehab stay in... Read more
Putin signs Crimea annexation bill as Ukraine decides to fight
Vladimir Putin approved Russia’s annexation of Crimea today as the Ukraine fired up tensions by saying it is ready to ‘go to war’ over the Black Sea peninsula.The decree signed by Mr Putin and posted on the official government website today is one of the steps which would formalise... Read more
Mr. Peabody & Sherman” Tops the Box Office
The street racers in ‘Need for Speed’ could not outrun a time-traveling dog and his son starring in “Mr. Peabody & Sherman”.The DreamWorks animated film about the time-traveling adventures of a genius dog and the human son he adopted. The comical time travel movie has proven to be a... Read more
State of emergency in Thailand as Bangkok demonstrations ease
Thailand’s government agreed to end a state of emergency in Bangkok to help lure tourists back to the capital following months of anti-government protests.An emergency decree imposed 22 January will be lifted on Wednesday, deputy prime minister Yukol Limlamthong told reporters in Bangkok. The government will instead use an... Read more
US hands over latest wheat sowing planters to Pakistan
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Monday transferred latest wheat sowing technology to Pakistan with an aim to enhance healthy wheat production in the country.The USDA, under US-Pakistan Wheat Productivity Enhancement Project (WPEP), handed over wheat sowing planters to various research institutions and universities that would replace... Read more
1,500-Year-Old Frozen Moss Revived In The Antartic
According to the study published in Current Biology, scientists have been able to extract and revive moss that is believed to be 1500 years old from beneath the ice of the Antarctic.This is a major first development for scientists as previously they have only been able to pull out... Read more
PM Calls Meeting

PM Calls Meeting

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Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif has called a meeting  on Tuesday with the top political and military leadership. The meeting would discuss affairs related  to internal  and national security. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Chief ministers of all provinces, , Chief of General Staff Lt. General Ashfaq... Read more
India, NewZealand lose to Sri Lanka &Pak in respective World T20 warm-ups
Pakistan and Sri Lanka have defeated New Zealand and India respectively in their warm-up matches ahead of the Super-10 round of the World T20 tournament on Monday in Bangladesh.Pakistan win by six wickets while, Sri Lanka beat India by five runs in their T20 warm-up at the Sher-e-Bangla National... Read more
Multiple casualties in Afghan suicide attack
A suicide bomber has killed at least 15 civilians at a market in Maimana, the capital of Faryab Province, in northern. Afghanistan. Provincial Governor Mohammadullah Patash said on March 18 that dozens of others were wounded when the bomber, who was driving an auto rickshaw, exploded his device  near... Read more
No Pakistani Involvement in Syria –  Sartaj Aziz
In an in-camera briefing  on Monday evening before Senate’s Foreign Affairs Committee today,  Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz disclosed that Saudi Arabia had donated USD1.5 billion to Pakistan without attaching any condition. He clarified that Pakistan would not be sending  arms and fighters to Syria and nor would it... Read more
8 Chinese sailers missing after ships collide off Coast of Japan
One Chinese crew member was in a critical condition and eight others were missing after two cargo ships collided at the mouth of Tokyo Bay early Tuesday, Japan´s coastguard said.The Panamanian-flagged Beagle III, a 12,630-ton vessel carrying steel coil, sank after colliding with the South Korean-registered Pegasus Prime in... Read more
Malaysia rejects US criticism on not sharing information about missing Boing 777
US security officials said on that  Malaysia had still not invited the FBI to send a team to Kuala Lumpur to assist in the probe into the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370.”I have been working with them,” Malaysia’s Defence and Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein told Reuters on... Read more