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...
Imran Khan lists charter of demands
Addressing a rally at D-Chowk to protest against alleged election rigging PTI chief Imran Khan said that the purpose of today’s rally is accountability of rigging in previous elections, adding that rigging threatens democracy, and that free and fair elections strengthen democracy. Summing up his speech, Imran Khan listed... Read more
PAT rejected all claims about running the campaign from Canada
Pakistan Awami Tehreek leader Dr. Tahir ul Qadri said while addressing a large rally at Liaquat Bagh in Rawalpindi. “There is nothing like democracy in the country. There is nothing like system in the country,” “No parliament exists in this country. The present parliament came into existence through violating... Read more
D-Chowk has become Tahrir Square for Govt – Sheikh Rashid
Awami Muslim League’s  chief Sheikh Rashid  made a an aggressive speech at D – Chowk.  Sheikh Rashid  while addressing to a huge gathering of the PTI’s anti poll rigging protest rally he said “This fake incumbent government will be wiped out within ten minutes ifPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) Imran Khan... Read more
Saudi liberal blogger “Raif Badwani” sentenced to 10 years in prison and1,000 lashes
(AFP) A Saudi court sentenced Raif Badawi, a blogger and founder of a human rights group, to 10 years in jail and 1,000 lashes Wednesday over allegations of “insulting Islam”. Badawi, who has been behind bars since June 2012, was also ordered to pay a fine of one million... Read more
Shahbaz would quit politics if!
CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif addressing a gathering at Lahore’s Al-Hamra Hall on Sunday claimed that he would quit politics if allegations of corruption against his government were proved correct. He said “We should be held accountable if we don’t live up to people’s expectation” Read more
PTI’s protest is not threat to democracy – Shah Mahmood
Shah Mahmood Qureshi rejected the impression that his party was trying to derail democracy. While talking to local news channels her said “There is no threat to democratic system from PTI’s protest, party was longing for transparent electoral process”. Read more
Killer robots to be discussed at the UN
Killer robots and their use will be debated during a United Nations  experts meeting in Geneva, amid fears that once created they could pose a “threat to humanity”. Prof Ronald Arkin and Prof Noel Sharkey will debate the need for so-called “killer robots” during the UN Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons... Read more
Bridal Couture Week starts at Karachi Expo
Pakistan’s most anticipated bridal show, Pantene Bridal Couture Week (PBCW)  here at the Expo Centre Karachi, t showcases the latest bridal trends of the region. This mega fashion event is managed by HUM Network Ltd in collaboration with Pantene. The three-day fashion extravaganza started with renowned Amir Adnan presenting... Read more
Nigerian army posts 2 entire divisions to help look for missing girls
Nigeria’s Army has posted two divisions to hunt for over 200 schoolgirls abducted last month by Islamist rebels in an attack condemned the world over. “The soldiers are stationed in the border region close to Chad, Cameroon and Niger to work with other security agencies,” said General Chris Olukolade,... Read more
Peshawar Blast kills 4, leaves 5 injured
Four people were killed and at least five other injured in an explosion in Peshawar’s local football stadium a short while ago. According to initial reports, the blast took place in a football stadium located on Dalazak Road. The explosion partially damaged a nearby mosque. Nature of the blast... Read more
Qureshi-Bopanna duo defeated in grueling match: Madrid Open
MADRID: Pakistan’s tennis star Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi and his Indian partner Rohan Bopanna lost to Spanish duo of Fernando Verdasco – David Marrero at Caja Magica Madrid, Spain.  The fourth seeded Verdasco and Marrero defeated the Pak-Indo duo Qureshi-Bopanna in thriller by 7-6, 7-6 in the Quarterfinal. The crowed witnessed... Read more
IMF all set to release $550m by June 1
Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded negotiations on Saturday for grant of the fourth tranche of $550 million under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF). Speaking at a press briefing  Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said the major part of the negotiations was held in Dubai, but the final... Read more
IK says “Downpour is a blessing of God”
Imran Khan, whose PTI is holding a major anti-rigging rally in Islamabad today, says today’ss downpour in the federal capital is a blessing of God. “Allah has blessed us with rain and cool temperatures today. PML-N cannot stop our workers, through pressure & force, from reaching D Chowk,” said... Read more
South Africa ruling party wins through yet again
South Africa’s election commission completed a vote count that confirms the ruling African National Congress as the winner but also shows the strengthening of prominent opposition groups, according to results released yesterday. The government said the election and its aftermath had gone smoothly, despite some scattered delays and disruptions,... Read more