Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
‘naya Pakistan’ around the corner: Imran Khan
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman, Imran Khan has claimed that no one can stop establishing ‘naya Pakistan’. Addressing the participants of the PTI sit-in, Imran Khan said that the ‘naya Pakistan’ will surely come into being; the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif can do whatever he wants. He said that we do... Read more
Qadri dares PM Nawaz to issue his arrest orders
Chief of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), Dr Tahirul Qadri challenged the rulers to arrest him. Addressing to PAT sit-in at the D- Chowk , he said “You will see then what happens to your parliament and the Raiwind Palace, for now the people of the country have awaken up.”... Read more
Shaan is the screenwriter for latest  action-packed, romantic film
Shaan is writing the script of what is being termed as ‘love action packed film’. The untitled project will be produced under the banner of Ad-filmmaker Asadul Haq’s company ‘SHINY TOY GUNS’ and will be directed by Asad himself. This will also mark Asad’s debut as a feature filmmaker.... Read more
“Pakistan’s Hidden Shame”: Documentary on the prevelence of pedophilia in Pakistan goes mainstream
A new documentary, Pakistan’s Hidden Shame, attempts to bring public attention the issue. The documentary reveals the horrors of pedophilia and was recently aired on Channel 4 in UK. Mohammad Ali Naqvi, the director of the documentary, is an internationally-celebrated filmmaker with over 25 prestigious awards and honors. Naqvi... Read more
Sukuk are new financial centre ‘status symbol’
Sukuk are the newest status symbol for leading international financial centres. Hong Kong is the latest city outside of the Muslim world to issue an Islamic version of a sovereign bond. There’s little pent-up demand for such instruments, and the former British colony hardly needs the cash. The hope... Read more
Food prices drop to 5 year low: UN report
The price of food has dropped worldwide to an all-time, five year low, the UN agricultural agency reported. The Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) price index — which measures monthly changes in the global price of a basket of meat, dairy, cereals, oils and fats, and sugar — averaged... Read more
Imran Khan lambasts PM over police crackdown
Following a police crackdown on PTI workers, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan reiterate that he would not make any compromise on the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Addressing the participants of Azadi March on Saturday, “There is no more room for talks with this government now. We have decided... Read more
Falling oil price helps US economy
The drop in oil prices to their lowest in two years has caught many observers off guard, coming against a backdrop of the worst violence in Iraq this decade, heightened tensions between the West and Russia, and sanctions against Iran. But as rising supplies of North American crude and... Read more
Pakistan ranked ‘least efficient innovator’ throughout Asia by the ADB
A new ‘Creative Productivity Index’ (CPI) developed by the Asian Develop­ment Bank (ADB) and Economic Intelligence Unit (EIU) has ranked Pakistan as the least efficient innovator. Pakistan is ranked 23rd with weaknesses in fostering a competitive business environment and it provides little incentive for firms to innovate, says a... Read more
Stocks cross 30,000-level once again
Thanks to Bulls led by foreign institutional investors, the KSE-100 index crossed the psychological barrier of 30,000 points, again, yesterday, gaining 186.52 points (0.62 per cent) to settle at 30,044.89. “Flows have overcome floods and political concerns,” asserted an analyst at brokerage KASB Securities to which all of the... Read more
Punjabi Taliban announces to quit all activities
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Punjab wing aka Punjabi Taliban have announced to surrender and quit all militant activities in Pakistan. The commander of Punjabi Taliban, Asmatullah Muawiaya announced on Saturday to surrender himself to the Pakistan Army, along with the members of the faction led by him. According to initial reports the... Read more
PTI issues defamation notice to Khawaja Saad
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) today  (Saturday) issued a defamation notice to Federal Railway Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique for using non parliamentary language against Chairman Imran Khan. In the notice, PTI demanded that Khawaja Saad tenders an apology or face legal proceedings. Speaking to media persons, Khawaja Saad said that whole... Read more
Qureshi holds talks with Mumtaz Bhutto
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Saturday visited Larkana and met with PML(N) leader Mumtaza Ali Bhutto. According to sources, Qureshi visited former chief minister of Sindh and estranged PML-N leader Mumtaz Ali Bhutto. He had a detailed discussion  with Mumtaz Bhutto and conveyed a message of Imran Khan to... Read more
PTI suspends talks with Govt.
PTI has suspended talks with Govt. after recent crackdown PTI and PAT workers by police. PTI’s senior leader Jehangir Tarin said that his party would not withdraw from its demand for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif . Addressing a press conference on Saturday, Tarin said that approximately... Read more