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...
IK announces to offer Eid prayers under Qadri’s lead
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan Sunday announced that he would offer Eid prayers to be led by Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chief Dr. Tahirul Qadri in Islamabad. while addressing the sit-in participants at D-Chowk he said  “Tomorrow (Eid Day) i will offer Eid prayers behind Dr Tahirul Qadri”... Read more
Drone attack kills five militants in South Waziristan
A drone strike targeting a house in Shawal tehsil killed at least five militants in South Waziristan Agency on Sunday. According to the sources, the missiles targeted a house in Kund Ghar area of Shawal tehsil, killing at least five militants. It was the second missile attack in a... Read more
Dr. Qadri and BBZ announce ‘ceasefire’
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Rehman Malik visited Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri at his container in Red Zone area of Islamabad on Sunday. Rehman Malik visit came after Qadri’s defamation notice to PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. After meeting with Dr. Qadri, Malik announced a “ceasefire” between the... Read more
Rangers recover a huge cache of explosives in Karachi
Rangers have recovered a huge cache of explosives, rockets, weapons and ammunition during a raid in Karachi. According to Rangers, during a raid at a house in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Block 3, Rangers recovered 20kg of explosives, 16 rockets, 10 Kalashnikovs, a suicide jacket and hundreds of bullets. The raid was conducted... Read more
Three police personnel injured in a blast in Karachi
At least three police personnel were injured in a blast near a police vehicle in Orangi Town in Karachi on Sunday evening. According to police, the blast occurred near a police van in the Frontier Colony, Orangi Town. Sajid Sadozai, SP Orangi Town, has also confirmed that three police... Read more
Mukesh Chawla removed from excise and taxation portfolio
Sindh government’s Excise and Taxation minister Mukesh Kumar Chawla has been sacked by the PPP leadership over negligence in issuing licenses to substandard wine shops in Hyderabad that lead to deaths of around 20 people in last five days. The notification for Chawla’s removal was issued on the directive... Read more
Back-to-back setbacks and albums
When Fuzon came to the fore with their debut album Saaagar, they were a triumph of the imagination. However it has not been smooth sailing for the band since then as they have gone through multiple reformations. The band, which is now getting ready for the release of its... Read more
Job growth is rising solidly, so why isn’t pay?
Where are the pay raises? Employers in the United States are hiring at a brisk pace. Unemployment has sunk to a nearly healthy rate. Jobs are being filled across a range of industries. Yet the September jobs report released on Friday contained a puzzling fact: Pay-checks still aren’t growing.... Read more
Sindh to subsidise farm implements
The Sindh government will provide Rs1,230 million subsidy to growers on purchase or hiring of farm implements to promote mechanised farming in the province during 2014-15. The other projects include development of technology for production of hybrid seeds in the province at a cost of Rs500m and launching of... Read more
US Navy to deploy armed, robotic patrol boats
The US Navy says it will soon use armed, robotic patrol boats with no sailors on board to escort and defend warships moving through sensitive sea lanes. The technology, adapted from NASA´s rovers on Mars, will transform how the American navy operates and is sure to raise fresh questions... Read more
Mexico hit by 5.4-magnitude quake: USGS
A 5.4-magnitude earthquake rattled southeastern Mexico on Saturday, seismologists said. The quake was centered in the state of Veracruz, 47 kilometers (29 miles) southeast of Sayula de Aleman, the US Geological Survey said. Read more
PAT worker serves Rs.1 bln defamation notice on Bilawal for ‘cartoon’ remarks
Shtiaque Chaudhry, a Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) worker sent a legal notice to  Pakistan Peoples’ Party  (PPP) Chairman, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, over his ‘indecent remarks’ against PAT chief Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri. According to reports, Ishtiaque Chaudhry, a PAT worker, sent Rs.1 billion defamation notice to Bilawal for swear remarks against PAT... Read more
Islamabad police intercepts Sheikh Rashid’s vehicle
Islamabad Police intercepted Awami Muslim League (AML) Chairman Sheikh Rasheed’s vehicle near Convention Centre in Islamabad, today. The AML chief vehicle was carrying several items for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan’s birthday celebration. Rashid told the media that he was not carrying any edibles except some decoration stuffs. He alleged... Read more
Deadline looms for Hong Kong protesters to clear streets
Hong Kong (AFP) – A deadline for pro-democracy demonstrators to clear Hong Kong s barricaded streets loomed on Sunday, as the Beijing-backed leader claimed the disorder now risked “serious consequences” for public safety and Chinese state media said it had ruined the city s image. Embattled Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said... Read more