Yasir spins Pakistan to clinical win against Windies in first Test
Yasir Shah completed a six-wicket haul to spearhead the second innings rout of the West Indies as Pakistan achieved...
Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live
A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday,...
Iran nuclear deal under review as uncertainty grows
Iran and major powers met Tuesday in Vienna to review adherence to their 2015 nuclear deal as uncertainty grows...
Federal defence ministry establishes media centre
The federal defence ministry established a modern media center on Wednesday, aimed at ‘countering propaganda.’ Secretary Defence Asif Yasin Malik said that the cell will be effective also to counter ‘external propaganda’. The modern media center was inaugurated by Secretary Defence Lieutenant General (r) Asif Yasin Malik at the Defence... Read more
Kings xi and KKR headed for likely clash in Pepsi IPL 2014
The first of the four Playoff matches of Pepsi IPL 2014 will see the teams who finished in the top two positions in the standings clash for a direct passage to the tournament final. Kings XI Punjab, who’ve had their best-ever season in the IPL registering 11 wins, finished... Read more
Nation celebrates Youm-e-Takbeer with fervour
The historic nuclear tests conducted by Pakistan in Rasko hills of Chaghi district of Balochistan on May 28, 1998, in response to Indian explosions made the country the seventh nuclear nation of the world and first Islamic state equipped with a nuclear arsenal. These nuclear tests gave a clear... Read more
Politics of long march “beyond comprehension” – Nawas Sharif
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said earlier today, that “the politics of 80s and 90s will no longer work and that no one will believe in false accusations now.” He also said that he can’t comprehend the agendas of those who want to carry out long march. Addressing a gathering... Read more
‘Homemade’ electricity cuts costs in Germany: Says Kurt Bock of BASF
Klaus Meier lists three reasons for generating his own electricity in his family hotel in Germany’s southern city of Freiburg — “cost savings, energy efficiency, climate protection”. Like a growing number of German small businesses, home-owners, schools, hospitals and industrial plants, Meier has opted for energy self-sufficiency. Of the... Read more
2 foreigners injured in attack on US consulate in Afghanistan
At least two foreign security personnel were wounded in an attack on a US consulate vehicle in the western Afghan city of Herat on Wednesday, officials said. The vehicle was on its way to the airport when an unidentified gunman on a motorbike shot at it with a rocket-propelled... Read more
Kashmir issue not sidelined: Sartaj Aziz
Sartaj Aziz, adviser to the prime minister on foreign affairs, earlier today, brushed aside the impression that Kashmir issue was sidelined during prime minister’s visit to India. Addressing a press briefing here a day after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visit to New Delhi, Aziz said that although the visit was a... Read more
Interior ministry issues grim warning of suicide attack in Karachi
The Ministry of Interior has warned of a possible suicide attack in Karachi in the coming days. In a letter written to Sindh provincial administration, the interior ministry said suicide attack can occur at any place in Karachi. It asked the law enforcement agencies to adopt stringent security measures across the provincial... Read more
PML-N’s Salma Butt slaps PTI MPA
A woman lawmaker belonging to the ruling PML-N on Wednesday delivered a resounding slap to a PTI MPA for allegedly making derogatory remarks against her leader. According to details, PML-N MPA Salma Butt slapped Asif Mahmood on his face outside the Punjab Assembly. “Mahmood uttered offensive remarks against my leader, she... Read more
PM congratulates nation on Youm-e-Takbeer
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif while reiterating that country’s nuclear assets are in safe hands said Wednesday nuclear technology will be used for power generation and social uplift. In a message to the nation on the occasion of 16th Youm-e-Takbeer – which marks May 28, 1998 when Pakistan carried out... Read more
Zardari acquitted:Polo ground corruption case
An accountability court today acquitted former president and PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari in a corruption reference regarding the construction of a polo ground at prime minister house. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) had opened  five corruption cases against the former president in compliance to the Supreme Court judgment... Read more
Sindh CM announces more then 200 mln for forces
Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah said on Wednesday that Rs 60 million have been allocated to buy arms for the forces. Addressing a passing out parade he congratulated the forces and said that the sacrifices of the martyrs would not go in vain. The CM announced... Read more
2 Pakistanis amid over 100 peacekeepers to be honoured by UN
The United Nations is set to honour at a solemn ceremony on Thursday the sacrifices of more than one hundred peacekeepers including 2 Pakistanis who paid the ultimate price in serving the cause of peace in danger spots around the world last year. The ceremony is being held to... Read more
Imran Khan warns of protests over moribund PIA’s  privatization
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has warned that his political workers will hold protests at all the airports of the country if Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is privatized. Speaking at Benazir Bhutto International Airport, PTI Chairman said that irregularities in state institution and the privatization of PIA will... Read more