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...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
U.N. overwhelmed by Gaza crisis as death toll mounts
The United Nations in Gaza is struggling to withstand a flood of almost a quarter of a million refugees into shelters that have repeatedly come under Israeli fire. Out of cash, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the main U.N. body in the impoverished enclave of 1.8... Read more
“we are declaring Israel a terrorist state”: Bolivia President Evo Morales
Bolivia has declared Israel a “terrorist state” over the Gaza massacre  and decided to end a forty year old visa exemption agreement with Israel. Bolivia has also cancelled the 1972 agreement under which Israelis were allowed to travel freely to Bolivia. Bolivia President Evo Morales announced, “we are declaring Israel a... Read more
Terrorists hiding as IDPs in Hazara according to Intelligence Agencies
Pakistan’s intelligence agencies have issued security alert that a number of suspected TTP terrorists and other banned outfit terrorists have taken hidden in Hazara division. According to  reports, militants disguised themselves as IDPs of operation Zarb-e- Azb have taken shelter in Mansehra, Nawan City,Batgram, Kohistan, Abbottabad and Gilliyat at high rents. Most... Read more
PAT, PTI on same team for “Azadi March”
Pakistan Awami Tehreek  and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf  are expected to embark on a protest against the incumbent government of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) from a combined platform. The sources said the two parties have persistently liaised during last some days over the modus operandi to unseat the PML-N as... Read more
More bodies recovered, beach death toll reaches 24 as swimmers disregard warnings
Rescue workers recovered more bodies from the Karachi beach on yesyerday, raising the  death toll of the drowned persons to 24 since Wednesday night. Despite a ban on swimming in the sea, more than a dozen persons drowned at Clifton beach in the provincial capital on the second day... Read more
TTP splinter groups led to increase in ransom across Pakistan : Wall Street Journal
According to a report printed in Wall Street Journal ransom cases in Pakistan have increased since TTP has split into different factions. In the report it is further stated that, TTP has been divided into different groups and the militant organisations depend on kidnapping for ransom for their funding.... Read more
Why the moon is lemon-shaped?
Scientists have worked out the reasons for the distorted shape of our Moon. A US team calculated the effect on the shape of the early Moon of tidal and rotational forces. They say its own spin and the tidal tug of the Earth created a “lemon-shaped” satellite. Lead researcher... Read more
13 cases of gold smuggling by Air India staffers bought to light
Indian authorities have found 13 cases of gold smuggling by employees of the national carrier, Air India, over the past three years and the current year, Junior Civil Aviation Minister G.M. Siddeshwara said on Wednesday. India, the biggest buyer of gold after China, last year imposed a record 10... Read more
Sultanat running successfully across Pakistan
“Sultanat” is showing  very successfully in cinema houses all across Pakistan. Sultanat is a crime action film directed by Syed Faisal Bukhari. Made with a production cost in excess of 22 crores “Sultanat” is widely acclaimed to be the most expensive movie ever made in Pakistan. The film features Ahsan... Read more
Indiscriminate Indian firing near Astore: No loss of life reported
Indian border forces once again opened unprovoked fire at Gultari Sector of the Line of Control (LoC); however, retaliatory shelling by the Pak armed forces effective silenced the Indian guns. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Indian army resorted to unwarranted fire near Astore at Control Line on... Read more
US House of Representatives votes to sue Obama
The Republican-led House of Representatives voted yesterday to sue President Barack Obama for allegedly overstepping his powers, a move swiftly denounced by his Democratic allies as a cynical election-year stunt. By a party-line vote of 225 to 201, the House voted to resort to the unprecedented move of taking... Read more
Israel mobilises 16,000 additional reservists
Israel mobilised 16,000 additional reservists, taking their total to 86,000, as military operations in the Gaza Strip continue, an army spokeswoman said Thursday. “The army has issued 16,000 additional mobilisation orders to allow troops on the ground to take a rest from the killing fields, which takes the total... Read more
Sindh Gov. takes notice of multiple drowning incidents at Sea View
Sindh Governor Dr. Ishrat-ul-Ebad Khan earlier today took notice of the grief and disquiet of the bereaved families of the unfortunate youths, who drowned at Sea View yesterday, and directed the authorities to facilitate these grieving families. The governor Sindh adjured Commissioner Karachi and the officers of the DHA... Read more
Aman Lashkar member critically wounded in Bajaur landmine blast
A member of Aman Lashkar committee named Rooh-ul-Ameen was severely wounded in a landmine explosion at Kalli Talazai area of Bajaur Agency earlier today. Rooh-ul-Ameen was rushed to a hospital where he is said to be in critical condition. In another incident, a Frontier Constabulary (FC) man was wounded... Read more