Chief of Mission Chinese Embassy visits ISPR
Mr Lijian Zhao Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Chinese Embassy visited ISPR today and interacted with DGISPR Major General...
KMC, Bahria Town sign MoU to lift garbage from Karachi
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and Bahria Town have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to lift garbage from...
Fire erupts in Islamabad’s ‘Sasta Bazaar’
Fire erupted in Islamabad’s ‘Sasta Bazaar’ on Wednesday morning. According to the Capital police, fire has erupted in clothing...
Seven labours electrocuted in Muzaffarabad
At least seven labourers were electrocuted on earlier today following an accident that took place while welding a gas pipe. According to details, a gas pipeline was being built in Turkish Colony for flood-affected refugees. At least seven welders died on the spot as a result of electric shock... Read more
PTI’s Imran Khan announces Damadum mast Qalandar after Ramazan
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan announced earlier today ‘damadum mast qalandar’ after the month of Ramazan, saying that if economic justice is not provided, people look towards the army, While talking exclusively to Dunya News show Kyun, Khan said that there’s no doubt that the democracy is under threat... Read more
Govt calls Army for Security in the federal capital
Federal government earlier today  assigned federal capital Islamabad’s security to the army. As many as 250 army men will be deployed on sensitive and most important areas of the city from tomorrow (Sunday) According to sources, the army will take over internal security of the federal capital from tomorrow.... Read more
Sri Lanka fightback against England at Lord’s
Sri Lanka star batsmen Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jaywardene held firm against England in the first Test at Lord’s earlier today. The tourists were 212 for two at lunch on the third day after losing just one wicket in the morning session. Sangakkara, yet to score a Test hundred... Read more
KPK Govt. presents budget 2014 -15
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) Finance Minister Sirajul Haq earlier today presented the provincial budget of Rs 404 billion for fiscal year 2014-15. Beginning his budget speech, Haq said that the provincial government has had several achievements in the past one year. He announced a 10% salary increase for the provincial... Read more
Preity Zinta Files complaint against Kings XI Punjab Co-owner Ness Wadia
Bollywood superstar  Preity Zinta filed a police complaint alleging that she was molested, abused and threatened by a former boyfriend at an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket match, officials said earlier today. Zinta accused businessman Ness Wadia, who co-owns the Kings XI Punjab IPL team with the actress, of... Read more
Minorities MPA from Balochistan gunned down by own guard
Minorities MPA Handery Masieh, a member of the Balochistan Assembly, was shot dead in Quetta earlier today. Handery Masih’s personal security guard sprayed bullets on him outside his residence in Nawa Killi area of Quetta. He was shifted to FC Hospital where he lost the battle for his life.... Read more
Super star Angelina Jolie honored by Queen Elizabeth II
Angelina Jolie can add royal recognition to Hollywood stardom. The Oscar-winning actress has been named an honorary dame, the female version of a knight, by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. Jolie, a United Nations special envoy, received the honor on Friday for her work combating sexual violence in war zones.... Read more
Fed. govt. appeals against SHC decision to remove Musharraf’s name from ECL
The federal government has filed an appeal against Sindh High Court’s (SHC) decision to lift travel ban on former president Pervez Musharraf in the Supreme Court earlier today. The government in its appeal has requested the apex court to suspend Sindh High Court’s decision regarding removal of Musharraf’s name... Read more
Tax measures to yield Rs164bn:Punjab budget
The Punjab government has proposed measures in the budget for 2014-15 to revamp its tax administration to curb tax evasion and raise collection through imposition of new levies, rationalise the existing taxes and initiating schemes to reward taxpayers in the province. It is targeting tax revenue of Rs164 billion... Read more
Abdullah Abdullah on brink of power
Former ophthalmologist and resistance fighter Abdullah Abdullah stands one step away from becoming the president of Afghanistan,  five years after (he believes) the job was stolen from him. Abdullah, 53, has plotted to avenge his defeat since the 2009 election when he came second to Hamid Karzai in the... Read more
IED/Land mine hit security personnel
At least one person was killed when a vehicle of the security forces was hit by an improvised explosive device (IED) on Karakoram Highway near Khanpur village earlier today. According to sources, explosives were placed inside a trash bag on the roadside. The vehicle has been completely destroyed. Police... Read more
Separatists shoot down Ukraine military plane: Multiple casualties
Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian military transport plane at the eastern city of Lugansk, killing several people on board, the defence ministry of Ukraine said earlier today. “The terrorists cynically and treacherously fired with a large-calibre machinegun hitting an Ilyushin-76 of the Ukrainian air force which was carrying... Read more
KPK Govt to present budget 2014 – 15
The Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) led provincial government will present Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s 2014-15 budget today (Saturday). Employees of the provincial govt. are  likely to get 10-15 per cent increase in their salaries and pensions. The total volume of KPK’s budget is expected to be about Rs 404 billion. Prior to... Read more