Indian Maoist rebels kill 24 commandos in Chhattisgarh
Suspected Maoist rebels killed 24 paramilitary commandos and wounded six on Monday in a remote part of central India...
Younis breaks 10,000-run barrier as Pakistan build reply
Younis Khan became the first Pakistan player to complete 10,000 Test runs as his team reached 201 for four...
Messi hits Barca 500 with last gasp El Clasico winner
Lionel Messi struck his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to blow the La Liga...
FIA raids Yousaf Raza Gilani’s House in Multan
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA)  raided the residence of former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani yesterday. However the former prime minister was not at home at the time. While talking to local news channels, Gilani claimed that FIA  has violated the court order by raiding his house without any prior... Read more
A 5.3 magnitude earthquake jolted various cities of Pakistan
A 5.3 magnitude earthquake was felt in different areas including Islamabad, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Muree and adjacent areas. The epicenter of the earthquake was in the east of Indian Held Kashmir at a depth of 10 kilometres. Earlier , a 5.3-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Pakistan on Friday, but officials said... Read more
Punjab Govt. presents budget for  fiscal year 2014 -15
Punjab Finance Minister Mujtaba Shuja-ur-Rehman on Friday presented a  budget of Rs 1044.9 billion for the fiscal year 2014 – 15 amid opposition protests. Key highlights of the budget for the fiscal year 2014 – 15 are as follows 36% of the  fiscal budget 2014 -15 has been allocated for the... Read more
Chief Minister Sindh presents budget for the fiscal year 2014 -15
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Friday presented provincial budget FY 2014-15  with an outlay of Rs 686 billion. Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah announced that budget for the fiscal year 2014 – 15  is tax free. The key highlights of the budget for the fiscal year 2014 – 15... Read more
Pakistan Broadcasters Association suspends GEO’s merbership
Pakistan Broadcasters Association in a meeting held on Friday suspended the membership of Geo News. The meeting was called to review defence ministry’s treason allegations against Geo News. PBA has also issued a show-notice to Geo News administration. A representative from Geo was also present in the meeting. The Pakistan Electronic... Read more
Exports slip in May amid energy shortages
The country’s exports witnessed a marginal decline in May 2014 from a year ago, despite having preferential access to the European market. The export proceeds fell to $2.117 billion in the month under review compared to $2.143bn in the same month last year, reflecting a decline of 1.21 per... Read more
Croatia coach blames referee for opening game defeat
Furious Croatia coach Niko Kovac blamed “out of his depth” referee Yuichi Nishimura and warned the World Cup could turn into a circus after a contentious penalty decision effectively cost his team the opening game of the tournament against Brazil. Japanese ref Nishimura ruled that Croatia’s Dejan Lovren had... Read more
Former POW Bergdahl back in US
The US soldier freed in a controversial swap with the Afghan Taliban arrived back in the United States Friday, his latest step in a return to normalcy after five years in captivity. The Pentagon said Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrived in the middle of the night on a flight from... Read more
Nine killed in Ukraine mine blast
Nine miners were killed after a gas explosion ripped through an underground coal mine in eastern Ukraine, authorities said on earlier today. The blast happened before dawn on Thursday at a depth of 300 metres (1,000 feet), located in the eastern city of Kirovsk, the State Emergency Service said... Read more
Al-Qaeda claims recent attack on Tunisia minister’s home
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb said earlier today that it was responsible for a recent attack on the home of Tunisia´s interior minister that killed four policemen, the first such claim in the country. “A group of lions… went to cut off the head of the criminal Lotfi Ben... Read more
US CONSIDERS ‘all options’ as fighters move close to Baghdad
Fighters pushed towards Baghdad earlier today as President Barack Obama said he was exploring all options to save Iraq´s security forces from collapse and US companies evacuated hundreds from a major air base. With fighters closing in on the capital, forces from Iraq´s autonomous Kurdish region took control of... Read more
‘Group of four’ wants to derail democracy: Railways Minister Saad
Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafiq Friday said that an anti-democratic group of four wanted to derail democracy in the country. Talking to media outside the Parliament House, he said,’Tahir-ul-Qadri, Sheikh Rashid, Imran Khan and Chaudhry Brothers’ were apprarently hatching conspiracy against the government and wanted to derail democracy.... Read more
Mild tremors jolt Khuzdar, adjoining areas in Balochistan
A medium intensity earthquake hit Khuzdar in southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan earlier today. An earthquake of 5.3-magnitude jolted southwestern Pakistan on Friday, with no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The meteorological department officials said that the epicentre of the quake was in Khuzdar city of Balochistan, at a... Read more
‘Dragon’ seeks to burn up ‘Jump Street’ at US box office
How to Train Your Dragon 2 will have to face  another blockbuster sequel, 22 Jump Street, at the US box office this weekend, as the summer film season gets into full swing. Dragon reunites the main characters from 2010’s first film but adds a host of new colorful flame-breathing... Read more