FIA takes custody of Hammad Siddiqui from UAE authorities
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has taken the custody of  Hammad Siddiqui, the prime suspect in the Baldia factory fire...
Putin launches giant $27 bn LNG project in the Arctic
President Vladimir Putin on Friday launched a $27 billion liquefied natural gas plant in the snow-covered plains of the...
‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘The Post’ among AFI’s movies of the year
Press freedom movie “The Post,” “Call Me By Your Name,” World War Two film “Dunkirk” and superhero movie “Wonder...
Imran vows to make Pakistan a ‘true welfare state’
Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan has vowed to make Pakistan a “true welfare state”, once he comes in power here. While addressing the participants of the PTI sit-in in Islamabad, Imran Khan said our aim is to raise the standard of living of 11 crore Pakistanis, who... Read more
Rangers raid MQM office in Karachi
Karachi Rangers conducted a raid at  Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) office Abu al Hasan Isfahani Road, Karachi late Wednesday night. MQM Rabita Committee has also confirmed about the Rangers raided at sector office on Abu al Hasan Isfahani Road. In a statement, MQM’s Rabita Committee condemned the raid, saying that... Read more
ECP commences preparations for electronic voting mechanism for future elections
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) earlier today began preparing for electronic voting mechanism for future elections. According to the details, the ECP has contacted at least eleven organisations in this regard. The Election Commission has also summoned a report on magnetic ink, used for the thumb impressions, to... Read more
No PTI MNA to meet NA Speaker Separately: Shah Mehmood
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that resigned PTI MNA will not meet the Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq separately. Addressing the media after the party meeting, Shah Mehmood Qureshi alleged that he government’s strategy doesn’t seem appropriate, therefore party has decided that outgoing MNAs will not... Read more
Pervaiz Rasheed challenges Imran Khan
Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Pervaiz Rasheed challenged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan to a parliamentary debate over the controversial Election Commission report regarding the election 2013 rigging. Addressing to a press conference, Pervaiz Rasheed claimed that the sit-in protest leaders made 120 false allegations over a... Read more
COAS Visits Northern Light Infantry (NLI) Regiment, Gilgit-Baltistan
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif visited Northern Light Infantry (NLI) Regiment Center Boni (Gilgit-Baltistan) COAS urged the army officials to keep serving the nation with high spirits. COAS was received by Rawalpindi Corps Commander Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Lieutenant General Ikramul Haq. According to... Read more
Lady Gaga sheds controversial image for jazz album with Tony Bennett
Dispite a 60 year gap Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett managed to form one of music’s unlikeliest pairs, launched a jazz album that lets the pop diva put aside her quirky  image to sing sweet harmonies with the elderly crooner. “Cheek to Cheek,” on sale on Tuesday after a... Read more
TDAP chief urges Saarc to go the EU way
If India and Pakistan want to stren­gthen trade relations, they will have to separate politics from business, said Trade Development Authority of Pakistan’s (TDAP) chief S.M. Muneer yesterday. Stressing the need to promote regional trade among the eight-nation South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc), he said that total... Read more
Katrina Kaif: A journey
From starting off as a model to venturing into the competitive world of acting, Katrina has managed to maintain a notable presence, if not by way of acting, then by her stints as ‘Sheila’ and ‘Chikni Chameli’. Despite the fact that her Bollywood debut film Boom (2003) bombed at... Read more
SC bench to hear Musharraf ECL case on Oct 1
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday constituted a larger bench to hear the former president Pervez Musharraf case regarding his name in the Exit Control List (ECL). The larger bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasirul Mulk will conduct the hearing into the case on October... Read more
PCB unveils national team’s new kit
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday unveiled the kit of national cricket team for home series against Australia and New Zealand. The kit make public in a press conference by PCB’s Chief Operating Officer Subhan Ahmad along with the sponsor at Gaddafi Stadium today. Speaking on the occasion, Subhan Ahmad said that... Read more
Asian Games: Pakistan women’s cricket team steal win from Thailand
Pakistan women’s cricket team defeated Thailand by 51 runs at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, on Wednesday. Due to weather conditions, the match was limited to 14 overs as opposed to the usual 20 overs. In the allotted overs, Pakistan managed to score 97 runs, having lost only... Read more
Over 15,000 illegal tubewells operating in Balochistan
More than 15,000 illegal tube wells operate throughout Balochistan right under the nose of the Quetta Electric Supply Company (QESCO), an official said. Tube wells pump water and irrigate land in Quetta, Kalat, Killa Abdullah, Pishin, Khuzdar and other parts of the province, a QESCO official told the media.... Read more
Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma is now China’s richest person
The largest stock offer in history has made Jack Ma, founder of e-commerce giant Alibaba, China’s richest person with a fortune of $25 billion. Ma, who had to persuade friends to give him $60,000 to start Alibaba just 15 years ago after being rejected by US venture capitalists, now... Read more