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
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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...
Amla in Graeme out

Amla in Graeme out

Sports June 3, 2014 0

South African star batsman Hashim Alma was named the nation’s Test cricket captain. he will be replacing Graeme Smith who led the side for a decade and has decided to hang his boots. A “glad and humbled” Amla said he would give “all his heart” to the role, vowing... Read more
IK Stands by MQM in solidarity during this ‘difficult’ time
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) head Imran Khan today expressed solidarity with the supporters of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) over reports of Altaf Hussain’s arrest in London on money laundering charges. Addressing a public meeting at Abbottabad, Hussain said he stands by the MQM in this difficult time Read more
PM Nawas Sharif attends senate session for the first time.
 Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif  attended the Senate’s session earlier today for the first time since assuming office. Prime Minister Sharif praised the role being played by the Upper House in making legislations. “We were missing each other quite a lot. I have come here to cheer up the... Read more
Budget FY 2014 – 2014 is being presented by Ishaq Dar in NA
Federal Minister is presenting  budget for the fiscal year 2014-2015 worth approximately Rs 3087 billion on Tuesday. In budget 2014-15  salaries of employees has been increased by 10-15%, Rs 525 billion has been allocated for developmental projects and the  Rs. 700 billion  has been kept for the defence. Latest Highlights... Read more
Old Lahore painting goes on sale at Christie’s
 A panoramic painting of the old city of Lahore is being auctioned at the world’s largest fine arts auction house, Christie’s, in London on June 4. Having an estimated value between £10,000 and £15,000, ‘An Impressive Panoramic View of Lahore’ is from the collection of Lex Aitken and Alfredo... Read more
KSE nose dives after Altaf’s arrest news
Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) crashed by 780 points after the news of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain’s arrest in London spread like wildfire in the city, According to the analysts, this is the worst crash that has hit the stock market in recent past in Karachi. Traders... Read more
MQM’s Farogh Naseem outrightly denies Altaf Hussain’s arrest
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Barrister Farogh Naseem refuted reports regarding party chief Altaf Hussain’s arrest.  Farogh Naseem said Scotland Yard officers were investigating Altaf Hussain at his residence. “London police are recording Altaf Hussain’s statement at his residence” he said. According to sources, MQM chief Altaf Hussain was... Read more
Karachi’s SOC Films to launch Pakistan’s first full length animated film
Karachi based production house, SOC Films, is set to release Pakistan’s first HD Urdu language animated feature film titled 3 Bahadur in collaboration with ARY Films. Produced entirely in Pakistan, this animated feature promises to set a new standard for animated fiction and content geared towards children in the... Read more
Govt informed about Altaf’s arrest three days ago: Sources
The British High Commissioner in Islamabad had warned the Pakistan government of the impending arrest of MQM head Altaf Hussain three days ago. According to well-placed sources, British HC Philip Barton met Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali on Friday and informed him about the possible arrest of Altaf Hussain... Read more
Shut down observed in Karachi and other cities in Sindh after Altaf’s arrest
Business and all other activities ground to a halt in Sindh as news of  MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s arrest spread like wild fire. Reports said London Metropolitan police raided the home of Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s chief and arrested him on money laundering charges. Sources said his residence has been... Read more
Altaf Hussain Arrested in London, Karachi tense Stock Market Plunges 700 points in half and hour
MQM Supremo Altaf Hussain has been arrested in London on money laundering charges. He is currently detained in London.  The city of Karachi where Altaf Hussain’s MQM holds sway is extremely tense and mass rioting is feared. The Stock Market has meanwhile fallen almost 400 points in the past... Read more
Govt pins hopes on slashing subsidies, reducing tax exemptions in upcoming budget
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar will be presenting the PML-N government’s second budget in the National Assembly today. The finance bill for the fiscal year 2014-15 includes fiscal adjustments of more than Rs300 billion (about 1 per cent of the gross domestic product), achieved by slashing subsidies and cutting back... Read more
Bieber apologizes for 5 year old racist joke
Justin Bieber has apologized for a racist joke that was revealed in a recently posted online video. A British tabloid published the clip, which was recorded five years ago and shows a young Bieber telling a joke that uses the N-word. Bieber took to Twitter to apologize, saying, “As... Read more
PAF aircraft crashes in Baldia Town Karachi
A trainer aircraft belonging to the PAF crashed in Karachi’s Baldia Town a short while ago. Both pilots were killed and several people were injured in the crash. Witnesses said the plane had exploded mid-air and the rubble from the crash was spread far and wide. Three buses were... Read more