Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff . President of Pakistan Mamnoon...
Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had...
Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
PTI would kick off a protest movement on May 11
PTI Chairman Imran Khan said on Tuesday that his party would kick off a protest movement on May 11 against rigging  in last year’s general elections Speaking to media persons after presiding over party’s meeting here, Khan said that there can be no democracy without free and fair elections.... Read more
36 players  nammed for training camp
The PCB has selected 36 players for a one month fitness camp in Karachi on Tuesday. Chief selector Moin Khan has named the squad. Moin Khan told the media that players, who were previously ignored, have also been given the opportunity. The camp will run from May 6 to... Read more
Army pounds militant hideouts with air and artillery strikes
Military helicopters and artillery attacked militants’ hideouts in the mountainous Bobar area of South Waziristan tribal region on Monday where three security personnel, including an army officer, had been killed in a bomb blast. According to tribal people and Taliban sources, three helicopters carried out the attack on the... Read more
Passenger arrested from airport. 1.5 kg heroin recovered
Airport security officials arrested a passenger at the Benazir Bhutto International airport in Islamabad earlier today, after recovering 1.5kg heroin from his possession. According to the sources, a person at the Islamabad airport was caught by the security personnel who were scrutinizing his luggage at the Anti-Narcotics Forces (ANF)... Read more
Nomad announces ‘short film’ festival
Nomad Gallery has invited entries for the First Nomad-Media Short Film Festival Awards 2014. The objective of the awards is to discover and reward new talent in the field of short-film making, while also providing a platform to practicing video and film-makers to participate so that the festival can... Read more
Nicki wants to pursue acting career
The 31-year-old rapper had a small role in the new movie The Other Woman with Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton and Leslie Mann, and she’s now determined to land herself bigger and better roles in the near future. she told the media that: “I am going on auditions, and I’m... Read more
Tim Robbins taking “Midsummer Night’s Dream to China
Actor Tim Robbins is heading to China with his Los Angeles theatre group to perform William Shakespeare classic A Midsummer Night’s Dream in Beijing and Shanghai. The Shawshank Redemption star will direct the Actors’ Gang production at the National Center for the Performing Arts from 10 to 15 June... Read more
Priyanka, Shahid to clash at the box office
Priyanka Chopra and Shahid Kapoor are set to clash at the box office with their respective releases ‘Haider’ and ‘Mary Kom’. Both of the big banner films are slated to release on October 2nd, the day of Gandhi Jayanti. ‘Haider’, co-produced by Kapoor and UTV, is an Indian adaption... Read more
State Bank gets new Governor
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif formally appointed Ashraf Mahmood Wathra as the Governor of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). Wathra was formally given charge as SBP governor, a position he had held as interim SBP chief after his predecessor Yasin Anwar had resigned in January. Wathra was given charge of... Read more
Cut in petroleum product prices likely
The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) recommended on Monday reduction in prices of all petroleum products from May 1. Informed sources said Ogra had sent a summary for revision in the prices to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi who are expected to take... Read more
Power shortfall exceeds 6,000MW
With most parts of the country sizzling at up to 45 degree Celsius, the power situation, as expected, worsened on Monday. Electricity shortfall crossed 6,000MW, with urban areas facing 12 and rural areas up to 18 hours of loadshedding. “Electricity demand went up to 17,000MW on Monday because of... Read more
Increased loadshedding worries Nawas Sharif
With temperature hovering around 40 degree Celsius, loadshedding has made lives miserable throughout the country. With demonstrations being held over loadshedding in the interior of Sindh, where mercury in some districts has crossed 40C, and Punjab subjected to increasing outages, the government appears to have bent its mind to... Read more
PFMA protests Afghan export in foreign currency
The recent restriction by the federal government to export wheat and wheat products to Afghanistan in foreign currency only is hitting centuries-old Afghan market and driving Pakistani products out of the market. This was claimed by the officials of Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) here on Monday. Addressing a... Read more
Solar eclipse set to cast its shadow ‘down under’
Australian star-gazers will be treated to a rare celestial spectacle from late Tuesday afternoon, as an annular solar eclipse casts its shadow across the continent.  The eclipse will be visible in Perth at 1.17pm, followed by Adelaide (3.25pm), Hobart (3.51pm), Melbourne (3.58pm), Canberra (4.08pm), Sydney (4.14pm) and Darwin (4.21pm).... Read more