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...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
India win by six wickets to reach WT20 final
DHAKA: Former T20 champions India upstaged South Africa by six wickets in the second semi-final in Dhaka on Friday to cruise into the final of World Twenty20. Chasing 173 to win, India were led by a swashbuckling knock of 72 not out by Virat Kohli as they strolled to... Read more
Former Cricketers criticize Sethi
Former test cricketers on Friday criticized Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi, saying not only the captain but he was also responsible for humiliating defeat in the World T20 match against West Indies.  Talking to media here, former Pakistan Cricket captain Inzimamul Haq said that Captain Mohammad Hafeez... Read more
Iranian Border Guards Freed
Iranian soldiers captured by a militant group Jaish al-Adl (Army of Justice)  near the Pakistani border in February have been freed, the rebel group and an Iranian official announced Friday. However, there was no indication of how many of the five border guards had been released after Jaish al-Adl,  claimed last... Read more
Pak Afghan Border Closed
The Pak-Afghan border at Friendship gate in Chaman was closed since Friday morning, a day before the Afghan presidential elections are scheduled to take place, an official said. An official of the Frontier Corps (FC), a para-military force told the media  that the border was completely closed by the... Read more
All Sindh Arms licenses issued between 21-11-2011 & 16-07-2012 Stand Cancelled
The Home Department has ordered the cancellation of all arms licenses issued by the Sindh government between 21-11-2011 to 16-07-2012. The people in possession of such licenses have been instructed to surrender their weapons and their licenses at the office of the Deputy Commissioner (South) in Karachi. Failure to... Read more
TV Channels Plan to Fly With Moon Missions
Two United States cable television networks are apparently planning to go to the moon. The Discovery Channel and Science Channel have joined the Google Lunar XPrize initiative, a $30-million project with the goal of getting a mission back to the Lunar surface. Founded as a way to challenge and... Read more
Govt keen to revive sports culture: says minister
Federal Minister for Inter-provincial Coordination (IPC) Riaz Hussain Pirzada has said that  “it is Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s desire that stadia across the country should remain filled with the youth if the nation wants to defeat terrorism, The prime minister wants Pakistan to regain its lost prestige in international... Read more
Telenor serving customers with one of the most modern networks in the world
Telenor Pakistan is serving its customers with one of the most modern networks available in the world: Gyorgy Koller, Chief Technology Officer, Telenor Pakistan. In line with its commitment to deliver high quality and a superior customer experience, Telenor Pakistan has successfully completed its network swap project – making... Read more
Stock market marches on to set new records
The stock market rallied on the fourth consecutive day on Thursday due to continuous foreign and local fund managers’ support, with the KSE 100-share index closing above 28,300 points mark for the first time ever. At local equity market, the benchmark 100-index added 404.34 points or 1.45 per cent... Read more
Chinese firm to invest $2b in Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park
A prominent Chinese company Shandong Ruyi Group Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Punjab government to invest $two billion in Quaid-e-Azam Apparel Park. Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif was the chief guest of the signing ceremony held at the Chief Minister Secretariat. Under the agreement, Shandong Ruyi... Read more
170 % power tariff increase for Karachi consumers
The National Electric Power Authority (Nepra) has dropped a bombshell on Karachiites by increasing the electricity tariff by a massive 50-170 percent following the withdrawal of subsidies by the federal government.  The most unfortunate part of the development is that lifeline consumers who consume just 50 units a month... Read more
Middle East peace talks lurch from crisis to crisis
Israel has failed to release the last group of Palestinian prisoners while Palestinian President Abbas signed a applications to join 15 United Nations conventions. It’s unclear how the Middle East peace talks can continue. As the TV cameras rolled, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas sat down and signed applications to... Read more
14 “like Minded” PTI MPAs have submitted their resignation from KPK Assembly
PTI Chairman Imran Khan has called an urgent meeting of the party’s  ‘core committee’  in Islamabad  after 14 PTI MPs of KPK Assembly  have submitted their resignations to the deputy speaker of the provincial assembly. The deputy speaker  is also part of this group, the MPAs have authorized him to take any... Read more
Mani Ratnam brings Aishwarya Rai back
Since Aishwarya Rai got married to the son of Big B and birth of their daughter in 2011, she has not made any presence in Bollywood, sparking debate about her return or retirement. For long the buzz in the industry is that once a rising superstar Aishwarya may make... Read more