KMC, Bahria Town sign MoU to lift garbage from Karachi
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and Bahria Town have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to lift garbage from...
Fire erupts in Islamabad’s ‘Sasta Bazaar’
Fire erupted in Islamabad’s ‘Sasta Bazaar’ on Wednesday morning. According to the Capital police, fire has erupted in clothing...
COAS inquires, IK prays for Kulsoom Nawaz’s health
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa called former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and expressed his prayers...
Donors repose trust in Pakistan’s economy
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said, “the economic direction of the country is positive and the multilateral donors have placed more confidence in Pakistan.” He said this in an interview with Jamie Robertson for Business Edition on BBC World News. “The IMF has revised its growth targets and we are... Read more
“Bhutto’s grandson is alive and ready to take the challenge” Says Bilawal
The patron-in-chief of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, lambasted the federal the government for its peace initiative saying that “Bhutto’s grandson is alive and ready to take the challenge”. He blamed the government for ‘creating a mess’ by pursuing direct talks with militants. “This mess will be... Read more
PIA fires 300 employees for having fake degrees
According to a statement released by PIA, out of the 6,000 degrees of their employees that have been verified by various universities and institutions, 350 degrees were found to be fake. “In light of the latest development the services of 300 out of total 350 whose degrees have been... Read more
IK threatens to dissolve KP assembly and call fresh elections
The long drown political crisis in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa reached meltdown on Friday when Imran Khan, chief of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), gave a loud and clear warning to a group of disgruntled legislators of his party. He said that he would rather dissolve the provincial legislature and call fresh elections than caving... Read more
‘Made in Pakistan’ a centre of attraction for the people of India
The Pakistani trade show in India – Made in Pakistan – has become the centre of attraction for the people of Mumbai as thousands of visitors and buyers have thronged the venue  of the mega event. According to Chairman Prgmea SZ Arshad Aziz 5-day (the) “event will prove to... Read more
Gas found in Ghotki
The Oil and Gas Development Authority  has discovered gas from a well in Ghotki, Sindh. According to a press release issued by the organisation, the well was drilled to the depth of 770 meters to test the hydrocarbon potential of Pirkoh limestone, whereby reserves of hydrocarbon have been found... Read more
Nepra approves KE project
K-Electric (Formerly KESC)  has announced that the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has approved the ‘Licensee Proposed Modification’ (LPM) sent by the KE regarding its coal conversion project. “This is the first such initiative of its kind in Pakistan, where the company is moving towards alternative fuel. According... Read more
Europe Space Agency launches satellite to monitor natural disasters
Europe on Thursday launched the first satellite of its multibillion-euro Copernicus Earth observation project that will supply valuable images in the event of natural disasters or even a plane crash. The Sentinel-1a satellite, which blasted off into Earth’s orbit from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana at 2102 GMT, will... Read more
Flying Dinosaurs exhibition opens in New York
An international exhibition in New York explores the awe inspiring world of prehistoric flying reptiles, the pterosaurs who ruled the skies  millions of years ago. “Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs,” opens today  and runs until January 2015 at the American Museum of Natural History, co-curated with an... Read more
Afghans vote today

Afghans vote today

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Afghan voters went to the polls on Saturday to choose a successor to President Hamid Karzai, disregarding Taliban threats in a landmark election held as US-led forces wind down their long intervention in the country. Security was tight as polls opened at 7:00 am (0230 GMT) after the Islamists rejected... Read more
Pakistan storm their way into the  semi-finals of the ‘Street Child World Cup’ Football Tournament
The Pakistan Street Child football team entered the semi-finals of the Street Child World Cup here after defeating the Philippines in a penalty shootout. The match was tied at 1-1 at full-time and the Pakistani street children broke the deadlock in their favour by scoring three goals in the... Read more
Soldiers from Chad killed civilians in neighboring Central African Republic: UN Report
Soldiers from Chad entered a market in the Central African Republic capital of Bangui last week, killed about 30 civilians, wounded another 300 and returned to Chad, according to preliminary findings by the United Nations Human Rights Office. Human rights investigators said the March 29 incident began when Chadian... Read more
Musharraf’s travel ban to be challenged: Kasuri‏
Pervez’s lawyers decide to knock on the Court’s door to enable him to visit critically ill mother Pervez Musharraf’s lawyers have decided to move court to get the ex military strongman Gen (Retd) Pervez Musharraf  to visit his seriously ill mother, who remains critical in a UAE hospital. “We are ready to challenge the interior... Read more
Dozens missing in Solomon Islands flash floods
Dozens of people are still missing after flash floods that have killed at least 12 people and left some 10,000 homeless in the Solomon Islands. Local media said about 30 people remained unaccounted for following Thursday’s flooding. Eleven evacuation centres have been set up at schools and at Honiara’s... Read more