Qatari emir amends laws to bolster fight against terrorism: agency
Qatar’s ruler has amended the country’s anti-terrorism laws in a royal decree issued on Thursday, state news agency QNA...
O.J. Simpson granted October release from Nevada prison
O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released from prison in October following an emotional hearing...
Burundi teenage robotics team goes missing after US contest: police
Six teenagers from a Burundi robotics team have been reported missing after an international competition in Washington and two...
Islamic State terrorists fight Kurdish forces for Zumar
Islamic State militants fought Kurdish forces earlier today for the northern Iraqi town of Zumar located near an oil field and the Syrian border amid conflicting reports of who was in control. Jabbar Yawar, secretary general of the Kurdish peshmerga fighters, said his forces controlled Zumar and reinforcements were... Read more
Pakistani fly waight boxer Waseem loses close fight for gold
Pakistani pugilist, Muhammad Waseem, lost a close battle for gold to Australia’s Andrew Moloney in the Commonwealth Games Flyweight 52 Kg category on Saturday  and ended up winning a silver medal for the country. The silver takes Pakistan’s medals tally at the games to four including three silver and one... Read more
PML(Q) and PAT hold consultations on PTI’s “Azadi-March”
After meeting with PAT Chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri , Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Chaudhry Pervez Ilahi have confirmed that the decision of participating in the PTI Azadi- March will be made tomorrow. While talking to media about their meeting with the PAT chief, Chaudhry Shujaat said that detailed consultation... Read more
“Azadi- March essence of my 18 years of struggle”: Imran Khan
Chairman PTI, Imran Khan has asked President PTI Punjab, Aijaz Ahmed Chaudhry to finalize all the preparations regarding August 14 Azadi – March. According to sources, from August 06 PTI will set two registration camps in each National Assembly (NA) constituency for the long march, while one camp each... Read more
Pakistani boxer M. Waseem to fight in flyweight catagory boxing championship today
Pakistani boxer, Muhammad Waseem will be fighting in the final  of the 52 Kg category match of boxing championship in the Common Wealth Games (CWG) 2014 today. Muhammad Waseem 27,  started  his  boxing in a small club situated near his house. Waseem, has won 9 medals in different international... Read more
Microsoft files suit against long time ally Samsung
Microsoft has accused longtime partner Samsung, of breaching a contract over licensing of technology used in the e smartphone market and has opted to file a law suit against it. “After becoming the leading player in the worldwide smartphone market, Samsung decided late last year to stop complying with... Read more
Wife Sussanne demands INR 40 million (4 Crores) as alimony from hubby Hrithik Roshan
One of the most famous celebrity couple Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Roshan decided to go their separate ways. Now, according to reports Sussanne Roshan, who was separated from her husband Hrithik Roshan sometime back, has demanded around INR40 million from Hrithik Roshan as alimony after filing for divorce, reported... Read more
Pakistani films invited for Oscar nominations
The Pakistani Academy Selection Committee has invited Pakistani filmmakers to submit their films for Oscar consideration in the ‘Foreign Language Film Award’ category, for the 87th Academy Awards. The deadline for submission is August 25, 2014 at 5pm (PST). In 2013, the Pakistani Academy Selection Committee selected Zinda Bhaag... Read more
Senior PML-N leadership huddle
Senior PML-N leaders today called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Murree and discussed the party’s  strategy  vis-a-vis PTI’s  Azadi- long – march. According to sources, Saad Rafique, Ishaq Dar and Chaudhry Nisar met the Sharif brothers. The top PML-N leaders mulled over a... Read more
Foreign investment in equities surges beyond $6bn
At the end of July, foreign portfolio investment had reached Rs6 billion. That was about three-times the foreign inflows into the country’s capital market at this time two years ago. Over the seven months period in 2014, overseas investors have already bought net $648m worth local shares. Foreign net... Read more
PTI MNAs to submit  resignations to party Chairman Imran Khan
PTI MNAs to submit  resignations to party Chairman Imran Khan on 4th August (Monday). Vice Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Shah Mehmood Qureshi informed the party workers about the decision taken by the leadership. Imran Khan is expected to submit resignations of his party parliamentarians to National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq on August... Read more
PTI leadership threatens to derail train service from Karachi
Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) leaders in Karachi have stepped up their preparations for the party’s long march to Islamabad. The party’s leadership has warned that they will stop the train service if they were not provided a train for the participants of the march till August 12. A... Read more
Pak Suzuki bags order for 50,000 cabs
Sales outlook for a leading Japanese local car assembler received a huge boost for the current and next fiscal year after getting additional orders for supply of 50,000 vehicles to the Punjab government. The Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited (PSMCL) has entered into an agreement with Bank of Punjab... Read more
CNG dealers, govt fail to agree on schedule
The federal government and All Pakistan CNG Owners Association have failed to reach consensus on the new schedule for gas filling stations. The government supplied gas to filling stations from July 28 to August 2. According to sources, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources has agreed to supply... Read more