Pakistan celebrates modest Eid amid gloom over Bahawalpur tragedy
Pakistan offered Namaz-e-Eid Ul Fitar early Monday morning amid gloom over Bahawalpur tragedy and recent terror attack in Quetta...
5.5 magnitude earthquake hits north-eastern region; no casualties
A 5.5 magnitude earthquake hits north-eastern region early Monday morning. Citizens in Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, and surrounding areas in...
Boat in Colombia carrying 150 tourists goes down in reservoir: Air Force
A boat carrying some 150 tourists on a reservoir in Colombia went down late Sunday night, the air force...
federal budget FY 2014-15 would be presented on June 3 – Ishaq Dar
Addressing a meeting, Dar said the budget federal budget FY 2014-15 would be presented on June 3 and would be a balanced one for all segment of the society. He confirmed that the budget FY 2014 – 2015 is being prepared after consultation of all stakeholders. He further added... Read more
Islamabad High Court suspends show-cause notices issued to three private members of PEMRA
Justice Noor-ul-Haq Qureshi of Islamabad High Court on Monday suspended show-cause notice issued to private PEMRA members Israr Abbasi, Mian Shams and Fareeha Iftikhar. Simultaneously, the court also suspended the notification of appointment of Executive Member PEMRA Kamal Uddin Tipu. The court also suspended order of the PEMRA meeting... Read more
Modi takes oath as 15th Prime Minister of India
Hindu fundamentalist Narendra Modi today took oath as 15th Prime Minister of India. Indian President Pranab Mukherjee administered the oath of Narendra Modi and his cabinet members in the presence of outgoing Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi and other  top leaders of different parties including... Read more
Rosberg wins Monaco GP to take lead in championship
Germany’s Nico Rosberg of Mercedes took the top place in the Formula One championship table after he won the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday. Rosberg has won the Monaco Grand Prix for the second time in a row. He completed the race in 1:49:27.661 hours. British driver and Rosberg’s... Read more
Federer & Williams make winning starts in French Open 2014
Roger Federer of Switzerland and Serena Williams of the United States started their French Open campaign on a high note after winning their respective matches on Sunday. The second grand slam of the year French Open kicked off in Paris yesterday. Federer defeated Slovakia’s Lukas Lacko in 6-2 6-4... Read more
Investors’ protection in case of broker default
The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) proposes to set up ‘Securities Investor Protection Corporation’ (SIPC). The purported objective is “to address investors’ complaints in case of default by a brokerage house”. As the stocks continue to climb on a vertical limit with the KSE-100 index nearing the... Read more
Dilshans heroics help Sri Lanka level series against England
A solid batting display by batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan helped Sri Lanka thrash England by 157 runs in the second one day international at Riverside Ground in Chester-le-Street yesterday. England won the toss and elected to field first. Invited to bat first, Sri Lanka made 256 runs in their fifty... Read more
PML-N MPA slaps doctor for not greeting him
An MPA of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) slapped a doctor for not greeting (saying Salaam) him at a gathering in Faisalabad. MPA Kashif Raheem got furious on what he described as the ‘doctor did not rise to say him Salaam (greeting)’. A man accompanying the MPA also tried to... Read more
‘X-Men’ more powerful then ‘Godzilla’
The “X-Men” mutant superheroes smashed into U.S. and Canadian theaters and collected $90.7 million in ticket sales through Sunday, keeping monster hit “Godzilla” at bay and heading toward a decisive win over a long holiday weekend. “X-Men: Days of Future Past” was expected to bring in $110 million by... Read more
Around 30 dead in train collision in India
Around 30 people are feared dead and 50 have been injured as Gorakhpur-bound Gorakhdham Express rammed into a goods train at Chureb station between Basti and Gorakhpur earliery today. As per initial reports, both the trains came on the single track due to signal error. Three general coaches of... Read more
Kim and Kanye marry in romantic Florence
Reality TV show host Kim Kardashian tied the knot with her rapper husband Kanye West in the Italian city of Florence on Saturday, Kardashian’s publicist confirmed. “Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were married in a private ceremony in the presence of family and friends in Florence, Italy,” publicist Ina... Read more
Father kills daughter in the name of “honour”
A man shot dead his daughter in Sukkur in the name of “honour”. The girl was killed following accusations of illicit relationship with a boy. Mother of the girl told that her husband shot dead his daughter, Qaima, on charges of illicit relationship with a boy, Ahsan Jatoi. The... Read more
Talks underway between TTP and Lashkar-e-Islam
The Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Lashkar-e-Islam are holding talks in the Tirah Valley of the Khyber Agency. The TTP is being led by Gul Zaman while the Lashkar-e-Islam is being led by Mangal Bagh. The Jirga is also being attended by Taliban leaders from North, South Waziristan and Orakzai... Read more
Jang Group van attacked in Lahore
A Jang Group van delivering copies of the Daily Jang and The News was attacked here on Monday. Unknown attackers in a car and on a motorcycle hurled a petrol bomb on the van which was delivering newspapers of the Jang Group. The van had left from Davis Road... Read more