Panama JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5. According...
Transformers 5 tops box office, opens at franchise low
Transformers: The Last Knight smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, data showed Monday,...
MET forecastes rainfall in upper Punjab on Tuesday
Rain and dust-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) with strong gusty winds are expected at scattered places in upper Punjab,...
Eid-ul-Azha on October 6: Mufti Muneeb
Central Ruet Hilal Committee has announced that Zil-Hajj moon has not been sighted in any part of Pakistan on September 25, 2014. Talking to media today, Chief Central Ruet Hilal Committee, Mufti Muneeb confirmed that the moon has not been sighted  today. Therefore, Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated in Pakistan on Monday,... Read more
Imran Khan pays Electricity bills despite civil disobedience
Chief Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan’s  has had been paying electricity bills  of July and August 2014, despite his own call for civil disobedience. According to the details, the electricity bill of Imran Khan’s Zaman Park Lahore residence for the billing month was paid on August 29. According to... Read more
SSP Farooq Awan escapes bombing
At least one persons were killed and several others including the Senior Superintendant of Police (SSP) Farooq Awan were injured as a result of loud explosion that rocked Karachi’s Defense area on Thursday evening. According to police sources, “Awan sustained minor injuries and has been discharged from the hospital.”... Read more
A white tiger mauled and killed a youth after he fell into the tiger’s moat in the Delhi zoo on Tuesday. The incident created a sensation and word soon spread through the India, with photos and video of the tiger. According to eyewitnesses and zoo officials the young man... Read more
PM Nawaz’s meeting with Modi not fixed in New York: FO
The Foreign Office on Thursday said that meeting between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart has not been fixed in New York. During weekly media briefing, Foreign Office Spokesperson Tanseem Aslam said that neither Pakistan nor India requested for meeting between premiers of both sides. She said... Read more
Asian Games: Pakistan women’s cricket team crush China by an overwhelming 9 wickets to reach final
Pakistan women’s cricket on Thursday beat China by nine wickets at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon to cruise to the final. Nida Rashid, with her stellar bowling, restricted China to only 37 runs at the loss of 10 wickets. Pakistan made 41 runs in only 8 overs, sending China out of... Read more
Alastair Cook to captain England at World Cup
England Cricket captain Alastair Cook will lead the side at next year’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand after being named Wednesday as skipper for an upcoming one-day international series in Sri Lanka on Wednesday, national selector James Whitaker confirmed. “He will be our leader at the World Cup,” Whitaker... Read more
Atapattu appointed as coach for Sri Lankan cricket team in preperations for World Cup
Sri Lanka Cricket yesterday appointed former Test captain Marvan Atapattu as head coach to prepare for the 2015 World Cup hosted by Australia and New Zealand. Atapattu, 43, becomes the island nation’s seventh coach in the last four years and is the first Sri Lankan in 15 years to hold the... Read more
PCB unveils T20/ODI squad, Younis Khan excluded from squad
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the squads for Twenty20 and One Day International (ODI) series against Australia scheduled to be played in UAE next month. Chief Selector PCB Moin Khan disclosed the names of players while addressing the press conference today. The squads are as follows, T20 Shahid Afridi(Captain), Ahmed... Read more
PTI MNAs have to appear in person as per rules: speaker
National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq Thursday said that it is necessary for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) members of the assembly to personally appear before him for verification of their resignations. “It is not D-Chowk that all the PTI representatives be summoned collectively,” Sadiq said while talking to media. The NA... Read more
Nisar discusses Karachi situation with DG Rangers, Sindh CM
Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Thursday met Director General Sindh Rangers Bilal Akbar and discussed with him situation in Karachi that emerged following MQM’s protest demonstrations against arrest of party workers. During the meeting, the interior minister appreciated the efforts of the paramilitary force, saying that the... Read more
‘Killer’ of PTI’s Zahra Shahid arrested in Karachi: police
Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested a suspected killer of PTI leader Zahra Shahid Hussain, who was gunned down in Karachi in May 2013. SP Investigation Faizullah Junejo said the suspect had confessed his involvement in Ms Shahid’s murder. The deceased was Vice-President of PTI’s Sindh chapter. He said further... Read more
Asian Games: Pakistan beats India 2-1
In Asian Games hockey quarter finals, Pakistan beat India by 2-1.  Pakistan has qualified for the semi-finals and would be facing Malaysia. Umer Butta and Muhammad Waqas scored one goal each in the 37th and 55th minute. India’s only goal scored by Nikkin Thimmaiah. Read more
PIA may be split into two… Gulf airlines may buy core business
Pakistan plans to split ailing national flag carrier PIA into two companies and sell control of the core business to a global airline over the next 18 months, but political opposition to the sell-off will be intense, the country’s privatization czar said. Financial advisers are now in talks with... Read more