SECP chairman Zafar Hijazi arrested for tampering with record
Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Friday arrested Security & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) chairman Zafar Hijazi. FIA arrested SECP...
More rain forecasts in southern parts of country
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (MET) on Friday forecast more monsoon rain in the southern parts of the country. According...
FIR lodged for attempted murder of medical student in Lahore
A FIR has been lodged  for injuring the student of a private medical college, Lahore. According to sources, victim...
Amir Dogar beats ‘Bhagi” in NA-149 by-polls
 Malik Aamir Dogar has won the by-polls in NA-149 Multan, by securing 58142 votes. According to unofficial results of the by-elections in NA-149 Multan. PTI-backed Aamir Dogar has won the polls with 58,142 votes, whereas runner up Makhdoom Javed Hashmi, who was supported by the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) got 47,222 votes only. Makhdoom... Read more
Pakistan’s most iconic movie Maula Jatt slated for relaunch in 3D
If there is a film to come out of Pakistan that ‘cult status’ can be conferred on, it would have to be Maula Jatt. Muhammad Sarwar Bhatti, the producer behind the Maula Jatt film franchise, has announced the rerelease of the iconic film in Blu-ray and 3D technology. Bhatti,... Read more
Pakistani model Ayyan has recently released her new single, ‘ Making Dollars ‘ Though Ayyan’s first single, ‘You and I’, flopped miserably, she didn’t let that discourage her. ‘Making Dollars ft. Timo’ is second after ‘You and I’ and, according to Ayyan’s official Facebook page, has already managed to get... Read more
WHO raises concerns regarding energy drinks
For the first time, the World Health Organization has raised the red flag against energy drinks. The global health watch dogs have announced that energy drinks are all set to become a significant public health problem if their useage is not curtailed. They have called for a cap on... Read more
Stem cells research breakthrough: Now nearly blind patients can see
Stem cells injected into the eyes of blind patients have cured them for the first time with no side effects. The breakthrough has proved safe three years after patients were injected with stem cells derived from human embryos. More than half of the patients with macular degeneration – where... Read more
The beautiful Mehwish Hayat, who recently faced equal parts scrutiny and praise for her item number, ‘Billi’, in Nabeel Qureshi’s Na Maloom Afraad, is now seen dancing in a video of her elder sister Afsheen Hayat’s new song ‘Alsai.’ Read more
Humsafar is a good ‘nasha’ to have says starlet Mahira Khan
The drama that altered the course of Pakistan’s entertainment industry,Humsafar, is all set to premiere on India’s Zindagi TV tonight at 8pm. The show marks the debut of the vivacious Mahira Khan on Zindagi TV. Speaking to Times of India Mahira said, “This was my first show and it... Read more
Neil Patrick Harris tipped to host the 87th annual Academy Awards
Actor Neil Patrick Harris, the well known star of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother, has been tapped to host next year’s Academy Awards ceremony. Harris, 41, best known as Barney Stinson on the long-running CBS series, has also hosted TV’s Emmy Awards. He has won three Emmys... Read more
PML-N, PTI activists scuffle during polling in Multan
Commotion and chaos erupted when PTI and PML-N workers at polling station in Shamsabad faced off each other during polling for NA-149, Multan on Thursday. Extra contingent of police and Rangers was called to the site shortly after both entered a scuffle. Polling was also halted for some time. Activists of... Read more
Karachi’s ‘good cop’ transferred again
Former chief of Karachi police, Shahid Hayat, has now been appointed as Director Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Sindh, just three days after taking charge as Deputy Inspector General of the Crime Investigation Department. Sources said Hayat’s services have been transferred to the federal government. Read: Director FIA Shahid Hayat admitted... Read more
Malala’s biopic ‘Gul Makai’ to be made in india
An Indian real estate developer has ventured on a project to produce a biographical film on Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousufzai. As reported by Times of India, 37 year old realtor Vijay Jaju was so stirred by Malala’s awe-inspiring speech at United Nations last year that he... Read more
‘EDB to focus on development of engineering sector’
Engineering Development Board (EDB) following its given mandate should focus on development of engineering sector of the country. Chairman of Board of Management (BoM) at the 33rd Board meeting at Ministry of Industries and Production with Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi Minister for Industries and Production in the chair emphasised that... Read more
LPG price may decrease by Rs 30/kg after OGRA intervention
There are chances of a significent decrease in the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) as Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) has caught 19 leading marketing companies of Pakistan involved in black marketing and illegal profiteering. The authority issued show cause notices to them, secretary LPG Distributors Association... Read more
NA finally approves Seed Amendment Bill 2014 to increase agri crops
National Assembly (NA) Standing Committee on National Food, Security and Research (NFS&R) on Wednesday approved much awaited Seed (Amendment) Bill 2014, if implemented would replace existing Seed Act 1976. The new Seed Act comprises heavy fines over violators of the law. Initially, there will be a fine of Rs... Read more