Taylor Swift spends third week atop Billboard 200 chart
Taylor Swift held onto her throne atop the weekly US Billboard 200 album chart for a third consecutive week...
Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Police killed 4Taliban terrorists in encounter
Four TTP terrorists were killed in an alleged encounter at Sohrab Goth karachi. According to sources, police carried out a raid at Al-Rahim Bungalows at Sohrab Goth after receiving information. During the raid, criminals opened fire at the police and in retaliatory fire four terrorists were killed by the police. Police... Read more
“Spinners bowled their hearts out”: Lankan Skipper Mathews
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews on Monday lavished praise on his ace spinners for nearly winning his team the second Test against South Africa with a lion-hearted effort. The hosts were agonisingly close to victory, having taken eight wickets in the second innings, but South Africa’s tailenders hung on... Read more
Shaikh Rasheed warns of protests outside all provincial assemblies
Opposition leader, Shaikh Rasheed has warned theGovt. that protests will be held outside provincial assemblies if their way to Islamabad is stopped. After meeting PAT Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadir, Shaikh Rasheed Ahmad said that a case will be filed against any person who will hoist the flag on the night... Read more
COAS General Raheel Sharif to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr in North Waziristan
COAS General Raheel Sharif will celebrate this Eid with the Pak-Army officiers and troops in North Waziristan. According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Army Chief, General Raheel Sharif has already reached Miranshah, where he will spend the Chand Raat and will offer Eid ul Fitr prayers... Read more
Former CJ seeks record of contempt case against Imran Khan
Former Chief Justice, Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry has filed a petition in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, for acquiring the record of the contempt of court  case against the chairman of  PTI Imran Khan. Iftikhar Chaudhry had also sent a defamation notice worth of Rs 20 billion to the PTI... Read more
Its official:Pakistan To Celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr Tomorrow
The central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee after receiving enough credible moon sighting testimonies, have declared that the Shawal moon has risen visibly, thus Eid-ul-Fitr falls on Tuesday. Eid-ul-Fitr was celebrated in Peshawar and different parts of the tribal regions today. Read more
Rs. 400,000 to be paid for each house destroyed during Operation Zarb-e-Azb: Baloch
Minister for State and Frontier Regions (SAFRON) Abdul Qadir Baloch said on Monday that the government had decided to pay Rs400,000 for each house destroyed during Operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan. Addressing the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPS) here, Baloch added that Rs50,000 would also be paid to the affected... Read more
Australian Ricciardo clocks another Grand Prix win
Australian Daniel Ricciardo charged to a thrilling Hungarian Grand Prix victory yesterday, his second Formula One win for Red Bull, as a drenched track caused chaos among world championship leaders. Rivalry between Lewis Hamilton and his Mercedes teammate and championship leader Nico Rosberg reached a new peak as Hamilton... Read more
India frustrated as England take control
Under-fire captain Alastair Cook made a courageous 95 and Gary Ballance struck a fine century to put England in control at 247 for two on the first day of the third test against India earler yesterday. Ballance was unbeaten on 104 at the close and beleaguered captain Cook survived... Read more
2014 Commonwealth Games: Waseem reaches quarter-finals in boxing
The Pakistan squad’s top boxer Muhammad Waseem reaching the quarter-finals of the men’s fly 52kg event after defeating Malaysia’s Jaya Raman Selvakumar in the round of 16. Waseem will face Lesotho’s Moroke Mokhotho in the first quarter-final on July 29 at SECC, Hall 4A. Read more
Pakistan bags first medal at Commonwealth Games
Pakistan won its first medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow when Shah Hussain Shah bagged a silver medal in the 100-kg Judo event. Shah lost to Scotland’s Euan Burton in the final session of men’s judo event, coming second. Shah had reached the final after defeating New Zealand’s... Read more
Provinces have right to summon army under Article 245 of the constitution
“The provinces could summon military troops under Article 245 of the constitution to meet an emergency situation and for maintenance of law and order”, the interior ministry claimed in a letter today. Federal Ministry of Interior in an advisory to the provinces said that a province would have to... Read more
Foreign investors’ concerns
More than a year into its tenure, the government has some positive progress to show for its time in power. The macroeconomic picture has been stabilised, reserves have recovered, the currency is stable, and the fiscal situation is being managed tightly. Signs of a revival of growth are visible.... Read more
Islamabad High Court has summoned the government’s reply
Islamabad High Court has summoned the government’s reply over calling the military in the federal capital city. Chief Justice Anwar Kasi ordered petitioner Naseer Ahmad Kayani and his counsel to submit a copy of the notification of the government’s decision of ‘handing over the capital city to the military’.... Read more