North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Pak Army’s role in focus as protestors end Faizabad Dharna
When protestors of a religious party signed an agreement with the government on Monday to end a crippling blockade...
Brazil to Play Netherlands for 3rd place, to rescue pride in World Cup
Neymar has urged his Brazil team-mates to rescue some of their battered pride after their humiliating World Cup semi-final defeat to Germany by beating the Netherlands in Saturday’s third-place play-off in Brasilia. It is the one game that no team ever wants to take part in, but the encounter... Read more
Arsalan Iftikhar dares Imran Khan
Son of former Chief Justice of Pakistan, Arsalan Iftikhar,  on Friday challenged Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan to come forward and prove his charges wrong. Addressing a press conference here, Arsalan Iftikhar said he had received the copy of Imran Khan’s nomination papers from the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)... Read more
Musharraf was given safe exit with consent of all political leaders under a deal with establishment: Gilani
While addressing a pressing conference at Bilawal House on Friday, former prime minister, Yusuf Raza Gilani disclosed that a deal was agreed between the political leaders (including PMLN) and ‘establishment’ under which former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf was  given a safe exit following his resignation as President. He... Read more
President Pervez Musharraf exempted from appearing before Anti Terror Court
An anti-terrorism court allowed former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf exemption from appearing before it today and ordered him to ensure his presence on August 8 without fail. The anti-terrorism court’s judge Atiqur Rehman heard the case earlier today. During the proceedings, Javed Safdar, counsel for Pervez Musharraf submitted... Read more
Injured Brazilian striker Neymar wants his Argentine Barcelona team mates to win the World Cup but his support was not welcomed by rival midfielder Maxi Rodriguez. “I always said I wanted Argentina to get to the final because Brazil would be there but it never worked out like that,”... Read more
Arsalan gets copy of Khan’s nomination paper
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has issued copy of nomination papers of Imran Khan to Arsalan Iftikhar. ECP sources confirmed that the documents were handed over to Arsalan Iftikhar’s representative today. Arsalan Iftikhar, the son of former Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, is preparing to... Read more
Acting legend Zohra Sehgal dies at 102
Acting legend Zohra Sehgal closed her eyes for the last time on Thursday, passing away at 102. Sehgal, who spent her last few years reviving progressive culture, liked often to recite Faiz Ahmed Faiz and a few other leftist poets to nudge her fawning audiences to fight the fight.... Read more
Local news channel has released  further CCTV footage of  killing of ASI Tahir Ghazi on June 18, 2014 in Karachi. From further footage it has been discovered that after the killing of the ASI, the target killers moved to Kashmir Road. From where one target killers takes a rickshaw and... Read more
From bias to blatant lies: Western Media coverage of the Israeli/Palestinian “conflict”
Israel under renewed Hamas attack’, screams a BBC headline. A military superpower armed with F-15 fighter jets, AH-64 Apache helicopters, Delilah missiles, IAI Heron-1 drones and Jericho II missiles (and nuclear bombs, for that matter), versus  a “prison camp” firing almost entirely ineffective rockets. Weapons about as effective as... Read more
Dukhtar: The Movie
Often in life, the quest for love and freedom comes with a price and that’s what Afia Nathaniel, the director of Dukhtar (‘daughter’ in Persian), plans to explore through her film. Nathaniel herself has a dukhtar, which is what inspired the film’s title and made rewrites of the script... Read more
Industry seeks cuts in interest rate
SITE Associa­tion of Industry (SAI) has urged the State Bank of Pakistan to bring down the interest rate to at least nine per cent to spur industrial growth. SAI Chairman Younus M. Bashir said in a statement that high interest rates are crippling the industrial growth and needed to... Read more
Dar rejects Mari Petroleum price restructuring plan
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar on Thursday declined a gas price restructuring plan for Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL) which could not be implemented through an agreement between two majority shareholders. After a detailed briefing by retired Lt-Gen Nadeem Ahmad, Managing Director of MPCL, the minister did not agree with... Read more
SBP praises govt’s economic performance
The country’s economy appears to have turned the corner. The State Bank says that after several years of low growth, sentiments about the economy seem to have improved during the third quarter of the outgoing fiscal year (FY14). “Manifestations can be seen in the rebound in real GDP growth;... Read more
Record $15.8bn remittances in 2013-14: Forign Reserves rise to $14.6 Billion
KARACHI: The country received a record $15.83 billion in remittances from overseas Pakistanis in fiscal year 2013-14, an increase of 13.7 per cent over the previous year. The constantly increasing remittances have now become the second largest source of dollar inflows in the country after export proceeds. The details... Read more