Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
PAT lodges FIR against PML(N) leadership
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) on Thursday lodged an FIR  at Faisal Town Police Station in Lahore against PML(N) Punjab’s leadership, federal and provincial ministers and Lahore police’s leadership. According to details, PAT president Dr Raheeq Abbasi was accompanied with Sunni Ittehad Council chief Hamid Raza, Pakistan Muslim League Quaid... Read more
Zarb-i- Azb is decisive battle in Pakistan’s history – Nawaz Sharif
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday said Pakistan was fighting a defining battle in the nation’s history and by the grace of Allah Almighty, the terrorists would be defeated. The prime minister expressed these views while chairing a high level meeting held here to review the security situation. It... Read more
Shaikh Rashid to wait for Tahir-ul-Qadri before starting train march
Awami Muslim League’s (AML) Sheikh Rashid says that, for him, welcoming Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri upon his most critical homecoming on June 23 takes priority over everything else. “AML has not nixed the train march, but rather shelved it until the right time for we have to first prove our solidarity... Read more
Pakistan condemns drone strike – Foreign office
Pakistan earlier today condemned recent missile strikes that took place near Miranshah in North Waziristan, and stated that these were violation of its sovereignty. Foreign Office Spokesperson Ms. Tasnim Aslam in her weekly briefing said Pakistan had condemned the recent two incidents of missile strikes that took place near... Read more
A path to fight heart attacks in a single gene
A major study by leading research groups published on Wednesday independently identified mutations in a single gene that protect against heart attacks by keeping levels of triglycerides — a kind of fat in the blood — very low for a lifetime. These findings are expected to lead to a push to... Read more
Iraq PM blamed as US mulls air strikes on advancing militants
Top US officials turned on Iraq´s leader, blaming his “sectarian” policies for the country´s crisis as Washington today, weighed calls for air strikes on Sunni militants bearing down on Baghdad. The sharp criticism of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki came as he scrambled to repel an insurgent onslaught that has... Read more
Facebook is back after 30 minute outage
Social networking service, Facebook, which was unavailable to users for about 30 minutes, is now accessible. The Facebook homepage and other pages on the site were displaying a ‘Sorry, something went wrong. – We’re working on getting this fixed as soon as we can’ message. The mobile version of... Read more
India bat in third ODI against Bangladesh
Indian captain Suresh Raina won the toss and chose to bat in the third and final one-day international against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium in Dhaka today. The visitors, have already won the series 2-0 and are looking for a white wash. They brought in Manoj Tiwary in place... Read more
Amazon Fire Phone launched
Amazon unleashed its own smart phone yesterday. The phone’s most significant feature, called “Firefly,” employs audio and object recognition technology to identify products and present the user with ways to purchase the items through Amazon. Users can simply snap a photo of a book, for instance, and Firefly will... Read more
Operation Zerb-e-Azb: 23 terrorists killed in Zartatangi, Miranshah
At least 15 terrorists were killed in Zartatangi mountain heights, east of Miranshah, by Army gunship cobra helicopters last night, the ISPR reported earlier today. In a separate sniper action, eight Uzbeks were killed around Miranshah while planting IEDs on the Miranshah-Mirali road. Meanwhile, security forces have continued to cordon... Read more
Afghan officials have assured full cooperation during Zarb-e-Azb: Foreign Office
The Foreign Office today said that Afghan officials have assured their full cooperation on Pakistan’s request to beef up security at the border to stop movement of fleeing terrorists during ongoing military operation in North Waziristan. During weekly briefing in Islamabad, Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said there is a need... Read more
Tahira Syed performs in Dallas
Pakistan’s famous vocalist Tahira Syed performed at a special ghazal evening in Fun Asia Theater Richardson Texas.The event was hosted by Fun Asia entertainment of Dallas. A large number of prominent members of Dallas and art loving people attended the event.She presented famous ghazals of her mother as well... Read more
Operation ‘Zarb-i-Azb’ requires national unity: PM
The leadership of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) met today under the supervision of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to discuss the ongoing military operation ‘Zarb-i-Azb’ and the Lahore Model Town episode. The prime minister said that operation ‘Zarb-i-Azb’ requires national unity and added, “A peaceful environment in the country would... Read more
Coca-Cola plans expansion in Pakistan
Coca-Cola Co expects to start production in five new factories in Egypt and Pakistan over the next 18 months, seeing double-digit percentage growth in sales for both markets this year, its Middle East and North Africa president told the media. Pakistan will see three new plants open in the... Read more