Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff . President of Pakistan Mamnoon...
Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had...
Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
Pakistan to contact Afghanistan for arrest of Mullah Fazlullah and Shahidullah Shahid
According to sources  Pakistan has decided to contact the Afghan Govt, to  assist in  arresting  of the TTP leadership, including the TTP chief Maulvi Fazlullah and spokesperson, Shahidullah Shahid. The source also added that Sartaj Aziz and special adviser, Tariq Fatimi have been tasked to raise the issue with the... Read more
Speaker of the National Assembly should resign from his post – Imran Khan
IK  has demanded that the Speaker of the National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq should resign from his post . He said the Speaker had lost his moral credibility to hold the post after alleged rigging in the constituency NA-122. Imran Khan also vowed to bring the ones to justice, who stole... Read more
Appeal to be filed in Afghan high court over Pakistani Journalist Faizullah’s conviction
The Pakistani Embassy in Afghanistan has formally prepared for litigation regarding the conviction of  Faizullah khan(ARY News’ reporter). According to the Pakistan Embassy administration the officials have also asked the Afghan authorities for diplomatic outreach to the Pakistani journalist. On the other hand, the US is also reviewing the... Read more
The much anticipated first trailer of Humaima Malik’s upcoming Bollywood debut, Raja Natwarlal is out. The story revolves around a small town conman Raja (Emraan Hashmi), who does everything in his power to swindle big fish and win the favour of his love interest Jiya (Humaima Malik) in every possible... Read more
PDMA launches early morning SMS alert system in Balochistan
Provincial Disaster Management Authority Balochistan (PDMA) has launched early warning SMS alert system to the relevant divisional and district level authorities as part of its Risk Deduction Strategy. “To avoid massive human and property losses, early warning SMS service has been started in the province,”  Home Minister Balochistan, Mir... Read more
US Spacial Rep. makes farewell calls to military and political bigwigs
US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan James Dobbins paid separate farewell calls on Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif and PM’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz in Islamabad earlier today. Dobbins and Nisar had an exchange of views on... Read more
Four women injured in Quetta acid attack
Four women were injured when unknown persons threw acid on them in Quetta’s Sariab area Monday and later fled. Imran Qureshi, the Superintendent of Police, told Dawn that two armed motorcyclists threw acid on four women in Killi Kamalo area of Quetta’s Sariab road. The women were shifted to... Read more
Doctors from Karachi leave to serve IDPs
A team of doctors, belonging to Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA-Karachi), has left for Bannu to supplement ongoing relief work at the camps established for internally displaced people (IDPs). PIMA sources here on Monday said the team comprising general physicians as well as specialists will remain in different camps... Read more
SC reinstates Hajj Policy 2014
The Supreme Court on Monday annulled the Lahore High Court (LHC) decision and reinstated the Hajj Policy 2014. The case was heard by a two member bench of the apex court comprising Chief Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk and Justice Dost Muhammad Khosa. Additional Attorney General Atiq Shah informed the court that... Read more
CM Shahbaz orders arrest of PML-N MPA Rana Shoaib Idrees
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has ordered the arrest of Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Rana Shoaib Idrees, who allegedly attacked a police station in Faisalabad on Monday. The MPA had allegedly attacked Khurarianwala police station in order to free his companions two days ago. Police officials were... Read more
Petition in court for prevention of PTI’s independence march
A petition has been filed at the Supreme Court’s Lahore Registry, seeking directions for preventing ‘independence march’ announced by the PTI chief Imran Khan on August 14. It is contended in a petition, filed by Barrister Zafarullah Khan, that August 14 is a national independence day where Pakistanis across the world mark this... Read more
Sandstone shapes ‘forged by gravity’
Geologists have discovered the secret that gives dramatic natural sandstone monuments their shape: gravity. By studying cubes of sand in the lab, they showed that areas squeezed by vertical stress are protected from erosion, while others wash away. The process had proved difficult to study, because natural slabs of... Read more
NA body opposes liquor consumption ban for non-Muslims
The Standing Committee of the National Assembly for Law and Justice opposed on Monday a proposal to withdraw an exemption allowing the drinking ofalcoholic beverages by non-Muslims in Pakistan. Maulana Mohammad Shirani, a member of the committee, proposed that a ban should be placed on drinking by non-Muslims and as such... Read more
Four-winged dinosaur is ‘biggest ever discovered’
A new four-winged dinosaur has been discovered, with exceptionally long feathers on its tail and “hindwings”. Changyuraptor yangi was a gliding predator which lived in the Cretaceous period in what is now Liaoning, China. Its remarkable tail feathers – measuring up to 30cm – are the longest in any... Read more