PM appoints Dr Musharraf Rasool Cyan as new PIA CEO
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif  has appointed former bureaucrat Dr Musharaf Rasool Cyan as Pakistan International Airlines’ new Chief Executive...
Indian musician plays guitar as doctors perform brain surgery
Musician Abhishek Prasad strummed his guitar throughout his neurosurgery to help doctors zero in on the part of the...
Linkin Park US tour canceled after suicide of Chester Bennington
Rock band Linkin Park on Friday cancelled its North American tour after the suicide of frontman Chester Bennington on...
Military is behind Gillani’s statements about Musharraf:Sethi
Najam Sethi during TV program “Aapas Ki Bath Najam Sethi Ke Saath at GEO TV claimed that the military leadership made former Prime Minister  Yousuf Raza Gillani   give statements about a  deal with former President Pervez Musharraf. Meanwhile, politicians of different political parties have condemn Sethi’s claims. Read more
World Call office near Do talwaar Karachi set ablaze for transmitting Geo TV
Unknown  people set ablaze  World Call zonal office located near ‘Do Talwaar’, Clifton Karachi. Cable Operators Association,  has strongly condemned the incident of burning of World Call zonal office.  It is believed that the incident was an outcome of broadcasting Geo TV transmission. According to WorldCall manager Waqar Laghari, about... Read more
Gadani infrastructure and Karachi water projects approved
The Executive Commit­tee of the National Economic Council (Ecnec) formally approved on Friday two major projects — the Gadani Power Park infrastructure development project and Rs25.5 billion for the first phase of the Greater Karachi Water Supply Scheme. The two projects were cleared by the Central Development Working Party... Read more
Terrorists on the run: Khawaja Asif
Defense Minister Khawaja Asif said earlier today that the Pak Army has destroyed command and control system of the terrorists in North Waziristan Agency. Talking to media in Islamabad on Saturday, the minister stated that terrorists are on the run due to the ongoing Zarb-e-Azb operation in North Waziristan. He... Read more
Nation alert for untoward incidents on Yaum-e-Ali
The intelligence agencies have declared eight districts of Punjab as “sensitive” on the occasion of Youm-e-Ali (AS). The districts include Gujranwala, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Multan, Sahiwal, DG Khan and Bahawalpur. The Punjab Chief Secretary has established control rooms in Lahore under the supervision of Additional Secretary Home in order... Read more
Official teaser of Bollywood offering ‘Khoobsurat’ released
The much-awaited Bollywood film Khoobsurat — The Royal Misfit, starring Pakistan’s own Fawad Khan, is finally out with its teaser. The film is a Disney venture and a remake of Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s 1980 hit film Khoobsurat, starring Rekha, Ashok Kumar and Rakesh Roshan in pivotal roles. Khan, who will be playing... Read more
Humaima Malik steals the show in first Raja Natwarlal promo
The much anticipated first trailer of Humaima Malik’s upcoming Bollywood debut, Raja Natwarlal is out,. The nearly three-minute promo promises a blend of several themes – love, lust, money and revenge – with a catchy background score. The story revolves around a small town conman Raja (Emraan Hashmi), who does... Read more
NAB files yet another reference in Rental power scam
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has filed another reference in the Rental Power Projects (RPP) scam against two former federal secretaries. The reference against Ismail Qureshi and Shahid Rafi was filed in the Islamabad Accountability Court for corruption they allegedly committed in Guddu Rental Power Plant, the NAB spokesman... Read more
Pakistan lifts ban on livestock imports
The Ministry of Commerce yesterday notified lifting of ban on import of livestock. Pakistan imposed the ban in 2001, owing to risks from Bovine Spongiform Enceph­alopathy (BSE), commonly known as ‘mad cow disease’. The import of live animals will be allowed from countries declared as having ‘negligible risk’ by... Read more
From brilliant student to blood thirsty terrorist?
One of the terrorists killed in the Raiwand operation was an absolutely brilliant student. Securing an A+ (Over 90 percent) in his SSC as well as his HSC. He was studying hard to make his mark in the world and become something in life. What motivated such an obviously... Read more
Bulls on the rampage: KSE gains another 48 points
The stock market remained in bullish on Friday after its spectacular performance on Thursday The KSE-100 index added 47.78 points to settle at 30,224.89 on the last session of the week. Foreign inflows amounted to $2.37 million.The otherwise dormant local institutions and individual investors played on both sides, though... Read more
Israel air strikes kills 10 more in Gaza
Israeli air strikes in the Gaza Strip killed 10 people early morning today, medics said, on day 12 of a major operation against the Palestinian territory. The first strike killed seven people outside a mosque in the southern city of Khan Yunis. One woman was among those killed, Qudra... Read more
International AIDS Society official says 6 colleagues on Malaysia plane
International AIDS Society president Francoise Barre-Sinoussi on Saturday said six colleagues heading for a global conference in Melbourne were on a Malaysian plane that crashed over Ukraine, not 100 as reports suggested. “The number that we have confirmed through our contacts with authorities in Australia, in Malaysia and Dutch... Read more
270 killed in Syrian gas field fighting
Jihadists have killed 270 Syrian regime fighters, civilian security guards and employees after seizing a gas field in Homs province, a monitoring group said Friday. Updating an earlier toll, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said: “The Observatory is documenting the death of 270 people killed in the fighting... Read more