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...
Qatari emir amends laws to bolster fight against terrorism: agency
Qatar’s ruler has amended the country’s anti-terrorism laws in a royal decree issued on Thursday, state news agency QNA...
Sajjad Ali and Ali Zafar enthral Lahorites
Some of the most  well known names of Pakistani film, music and fashion scene gathered at a product launch yesterday night. The guest list for the night included Ainee, Junaid Khan from Call the band, filmmaker Bilal Lashari, designers Maria B and Ali Xeeshan, singer Qurtulain Baloch, Juggun Kazim,... Read more
MQM calls full shutdown, marks Sunday as ‘Black Day’
 Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will mark Sunday as a Black Day MQM has announced to protest against Pakistan People’s Party leader Syed Khurshid Shah’s terming  “Mohajir” (migrant) a swearword. MQM leader Abdul Haseeb, addressing a press conference here on Saturday at MQM headquarter “Nine-Zero”, said that Khurshid Shah, not... Read more
Meera’s proposal still up for Imran Khan
Actress Meera is waiting for the response of Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan over marriage proposal. Meera visited Qaddafi Stadium, Lahore today to collect funds for her charity hospital. While talking to media with former cricketer Basit Khan, she said “My offer for Imran Khan is still valid and... Read more
Reyhaneh Jabbari hang for murder
Reyhaneh Jabbari  has been hanged today for killing a man she alleged had tried to rape her. Jabbari was arrested in 2007 for the killing  a former employee of Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence, Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, who she said tried to sexually abuse her. In 2009, She was sentenced to... Read more
Muharram moon sighted, Youm-e-Ashur on Nov 4
The moon of the Islamic month Muharram was sighted on Saturday evening, Youm-e-Ashur will be observed on November 4th in Pakistan “Moharram” the first month of the Islamic lunar calendar. According to Law enforcement agencies, at least more than seven hundred locations have been termed extremely sensitive by the... Read more
Veet Miss Supermodel 2014 winner crowned last week
The glitzy finale of the supermodel hunt show Veet Miss Supermodel 2014 was held on Thursday night at the Expo Centre where contestants walked the length of the ramp in designer outfits with Zoe Viccaji and Ali Azmat belting out popular tunes for the Grand Finale show. Earlier when... Read more
High demand pushes greenback to 6-month high
The US dollar rose to a six-month high yesterday at Rs103.45, crossing the barrier set by the central bank. “The dollar was below or around Rs103 since March,” said Atif Ahmed, a currency dealer in the inter-bank market. “But pressure mounted on the market on Friday that pushed up... Read more
Rs. 41m distributed for revival of businesses in Fata
Tribal Areas Chamber of Commerce and Industry (TACCI) president Shahidur Rehman has termed the Economic Revitalisation of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Fata (ERKF) project a blessing for the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) of the tribal areas, saying that the grant paid under it is non-refundable. He was addressing a... Read more
Pakistan to continue trade with India despite border tensions
Federal Minis­ter for Commerce Khurram Dastagir Khan said today that Pakistan will continue trade with its neighbours, including India, despite border tensions. The minister said that PML-N government is committed to increase regional trade as part of promoting peace without compromising on national sovereignty. “The vision of our government... Read more
21 asian nations including China decide to initiate new Asian bank
Twenty-one Asian nations have signed on to a China-driven initiative to create a new development bank for Asia that’s aimed at boosting infrastructure investment of all kinds. Beijing sees that as a way to raise its international standing, but Washington opposes the move as an unnecessary and potentially damaging... Read more
Tahirul Qadri announces to go abroad for fundraising
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri will visit Europe and America for a fundraising campaign. According to PAT leader Rafeeq Abbasi, proposal regarding Tahirul Qadri’s travel is under consideration. Abbasi further also said that international party organizations have also provided their full cooperation during recent rallies and... Read more
First Test: Pakistan declare after Younis’s Century
Pakistan declare 2nd innings at 286/2 and put a target of 438 to win. Pakistan after the Tea on day four of the first Test match with a confident 437-run lead. Younus Khan scores another century for Pakistan as Pakistan declare their second innings with a 437-run lead.  Younis Khan... Read more
Hong Kong protesters to hold ‘street vote’ on reconciliation with the govt.
Hong Kong´s democracy activists are planning a ‘street vote’ to gauge protesters´ views on conciliatory offers from the government, as the city´s former leader yesterday called on them to clear the streets. The leaders of the mass demonstrations that have paralysed parts of the city for nearly a month... Read more
Two die in US school shooting
A US student who had issued warnings on the micro blogging site Twitter opened fire in a school cafeteria yesterday, killing at least one person and critically injuring three before taking his own life. Classmates dived for cover as the gunman, identified by media reports and fellow students as... Read more