LEAs arrest 11 terrorists, recover huge cache of weapons in Balochistan
FC Balochistan, intelligence Agencies and levies conducted Intelligence Based Operations (IBOs)  in various parts of Balochistan. According to the...
Italy financial police visit Gucci’s offices in tax probe: source
Italian tax police have visited the offices of fashion company Gucci for fiscal checks as part of an investigation...
CIA chief Pompeo says he warned Iran’s Soleimani over Iraq aggression
US Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he sent a letter to Iranian Major General Qassem...
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) patron in-chief, Asif Ali Zardari has said that democracy means never shutting the doors and dialogue is the only way of resolving issues. Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Asif Ali Zardari said, “I am for the country and the parliament, and for nobody... Read more
PPP chief visits Mansoora after 37 years
Former President and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman, Asif Ali Zardari visited chief of Jamat e Islami (JI), Sirajul Haq here on Saturday This is the first visit of any PPP chief to Mansoora in the last 37 years, after Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. According to sources, PPP and JI leadership... Read more
First ODI: Pakistan beat Sri Lanka
Pakistan win one day international series opener by 4 wickets against Sri Lanka in Hambantota on Saturday. Bating first Sri Lanka scored 275/7 from 45 over. Skipper Angelo Mathews smashed 89 off 85 balls and Mahela Jayawardene made 63 Wahab Riaz three wickets for 50. The match was reduced... Read more
Zardari advises PM Nawaz not to resign
Former president Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday reached Lahore and met with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for a luncheon at the Sharif’s Raiwind residence on Saturday. According to sources, former president advised Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to avoid restraint in dealing with the protests led by the PTI and... Read more
The first trailer of a film showing mountaineer Samina Baig scaling Mt Everest, the first Pakistani woman to do so, has been released. The film is by Mirza Ali Baig, Samina’s brother, and Bipolar Films in association with Karakorum Expeditions. The 2:53 minutes long trailer provides a glimpse of... Read more
Top Pakistani designers showcase at Lakmé Fashion Week.
Pakistan’s top fashion designers Rizwan Beyg, Zara Shahjahan and Sania Maskatiya were amongst the 86 designers participating to showcase their collection at the prestigious Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW), in Palladium Hotel in Mumbai, from August 20 to August 24. The designers marked their LFW debut with a grand show... Read more
Apple iPhone 6 screen snag leaves supply chain messed up
Suppliers to Apple Inc are scrambling to get enough screens ready for the new iPhone 6 smartphone as the need to redesign a key component disrupted panel production ahead of next month’s expected launch, supply chain sources said. It’s unclear whether the hiccup could delay the launch or limit... Read more
Computers reshaping global job market, for better and worse
Automation and increasingly sophisticated computers have boosted demand for both highly educated and low-skilled workers around the globe, while eroding demand for middle-skilled jobs, according to research to be presented to global central bankers on Friday. But only the highly educated workers are benefiting through higher wages, wrote MIT... Read more
13 PTI members back no-trust move: opposition
Opposition parties in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly have claimed support of 13 PTI members for the no-confidence motion against the government on Saturday. Sardar Orangzeb Naloth, PML-N parliamentary leader in KP, was talking to media in Abbottabad after the all parties conference organized by the PPP-Parliamentarians. He said that Jamaat... Read more
Petroleum prices may go down by 4pc
The prices of petroleum products are estimated to register a reasonable decline later this month as a result of drop in the price of crude oil in international market during the current month. The price of crude oil had so far moved down by about seven per cent during... Read more
Altaf fears outbreak of diseases in Islamabad
MQM Chief Altaf Hussain has feared that diseases might break out in Islamabad due to the ongoing sit-ins of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT). In a statement he appealed the government to take steps for controlling the health issues related to the sit-ins of PAT and... Read more
Asif Ali Zardari arrives Lahore
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will meet former President Asif Ali Zardari at his Raiwind Palace in Lahore today. On a special plane, Asif Ali Zardari has arrived in Lahore. The former president will be accompanied by Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah alongwith Senators Aitezaz Ahsan and Raza Rabbani. After meeting... Read more
Smuggled Iranian tiles: A growing threat to the local industry
The local industry has informed the government that Iranian tiles worth Rs12 billion were dumped into the local market in just one year despite some marginal re-valuation by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). While already struggling to survive over huge presence of Chinese tiles, the local industry feels... Read more