Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Pak Army will preserve its dignity and institutional pride COAS
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, said on Monday that the Pakistan Army upholds the sanctity of all institutions and will resolutely preserve its own dignity and institutional pride. According to an ISPR release, the army chief expressed these views while speaking to soldiers during his visit to... Read more
TTP launches Website
The banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan on Saturday launched its ‘official’ website hosting videos, a magazine, and its leaders’ interviews and statements. An alleged news release issued by the “information and publication” wing of the TTP said Umar Media had sponsored the website, which would serve as the central information portal of... Read more
ATC summons Musharraf in Nawab Akber Bugti “murder”  case
The Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) Islamabad has summoned former president Pervez Musharraf on April 21 in connection with the Nawab Akber Bugti murder case. The court issued its orders while hearing a case pertaining to Baloch politician Nawab Akber Bugti’s 2006 murder in a  military operation in Balochistan. At the onset of... Read more
Key TTP commander killed in South Waziristan along with 3 other fighters
At least four Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants, including a key commander, were killed in the Shaktoi area of South Waziristan tribal region, sources said. Official sources said unknown persons attacked a car in the Shaktoi area of South Waziristan Agency, killing four people and injuring another. The sources added... Read more
Najam Sethi’s “BIG FOUR” Club
Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Najam Sethi disclosed on Monday that Big Three had offered Pakistan to join hands to form a ‘Big 4’ club. Sethi was speaking to media persons at Lahore airport before flying to Dubai to attend International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting. He revealed that Big... Read more
Seven new Water supply schemes in rural areas of Islamabad
The Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Administration will launch seven new water supply schemes and upgrade three existing ones to ensure the provision of potable water. Two ongoing schemes relating to the up-gradation and rehabilitation of water supply facilities will also be implemented, for which funds amounting to Rs276.421 million... Read more
KSE-100 breaks past 28,000-point barrier on MSCI changes
The MSCI’s decision to make changes to Frontier Markets portfolio resulted in the benchmark KSE-100 index putting in a stunning performance and gaining 1,291 points to shatter past the 28,000 points barrier during the week ended April 4. It was a great week for investors as the KSE-100 recorded... Read more
Pakistan Steel’s production almost at a standstill
Inconsistent policies and apathetic attitude of the government towards PSM’s myriad problems lead almost to a standstill in productivity.  While the government is not clear whether to privatise the Mill or to restructure it, , the gap between domestic demand and supply of steel continues to widen, leading to... Read more
Google, Apple, Facebook forging ahead with the ‘Green Internet’vision
According to a report released by the environmental activist group Greenpeace Google, Apple and Facebook are spearheading the efforts to power the Internet with 100 percent renewable energy. The report titled “Clicking Clean: How Companies are Creating the Green Internet” details how these Internet leaders  have brought about a... Read more
Kraft Nabisco Golf Championship: Lexi Thompson wins by three shots
American Lexi Thompson has earned her first major after a three-stroke victory from Michelle Wie at the Kraft Nabisco Championship in California. The 19-year-old had a bogey-free round of 68 for a 14-under total to earn the $300,000 (£181,000) first prize. “It’s a dream come true. This is what... Read more
Russell Crowe ‘intends to remain
Russell Crowe has said that he will remain single as he doesn’t think it is fair on his two boys to see him with another woman. The 50-year-old actor asserted on the Graham Norton Show that he doesn’t want his young sons to see him in another relationship with... Read more
Would definitely like to work with Aamir Khan says Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut has impressed one and all with her performance in ‘Queen’ including superstar Aamir Khan. Kangana says she has had a word about a future opportunity with Aamir, “but there is nothing concrete as yet”. “We would definitely like to work with each other. But I don’t think... Read more
Atif Aslam performs live in Dallas: Electrifies crowd
Famous Pakistani singer Atif Aslam and a Bollywood playback singer Shalmali Kholgade presented an electrifying musical night, hosted by FunAsia Entertainment at Fair Park Hall in Dallas Downtown. Though, the event was attended by all ages, however a major portion of the attendees were young boys and girls, who... Read more