Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
10 member Jirga formed to hold talks with Sajna group
A 30-member delegation from North Waziristan Agency (NWA) met political administration in Taank. The delegation also formed a 10-member committee to hold talks with outlawed Sajna group led by Khalid Said Alias “Sajna”of NWA. The Jirga members will meet the outlawed Sajna group members at an undisclosed place. Demands... Read more
Meekal Hassan Band and Haroon set to perform at US music festival in March
Meekal Hassan Band, Haroon, Khumariyan from Peshawar, Lahore’s Poor Rich Boy, Thar’s Mai Dhai, and Sialkot’s Sain Tanveer Brothers will all be heading off to the United States this March to represent Pakistan at one of the largest music festivals in the world, South by Southwest (SXSW) to be... Read more
Karachi Police killed Nine TTP militants
Karachi Police on Sunday killed nine Taliban militants. According to police sources, police carried out a targeted operation in Razak Abbad on an intelligence tip about the presence of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) militants in a hideout. A senior local police official Rao Anwar told AFP.”The terrorists opened fire on... Read more
Tight security for ´crucial´ Tunisian election
Tunisians vote today in an election seen as pivotal to establishing democracy in the cradle of the Arab Spring uprisings, with security forces deploying heavily to avert extremist attacks. The North African nation has been hailed as a beacon of hope compared with other chaos-hit countries like Libya and... Read more
First Test:  Pakistan beat Australia by 221 runs
 Pakistan beat Australia by 221 runs to take a 1-0 lead in two-match Test series being played in Dubai. Australia, set 438 to win, were bowled out for 216 in their second innings with spinner Zulfiqar Babar (5-74) and leg-spinner Yasir Shah (4-50) sharing the bowling honours. “We really... Read more
Anti-polio campaign begins in Peshawar
Anti-polio campaign has started today in Peshawar. The local administration has imposed Section 144 to ban pillion riding for security reasons. According to the health department, one hundred and ninety four thousands children  less than five will be vaccinated in 99 Union Councils of Peshawar. At least 4,000 polio... Read more
Sindh CM accepts resignations of 3 MQM lawmakers
Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah accepted resignations of three Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmakers. According to sources,  Shah has accepted resignation of three MQM provincial ministers out of five lawamakers. MQM Lawmakers, Faisal Sabswari, Adil Siddiqi and Abdul Haseeb Khan resigned in protest against Khursheed Shah’s remarks on... Read more
Khursheed Shah urges, Religion and politics should be kept separate
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader and Opposition Leader in National Assembly (NA) Khursheed Shah  stressed religion and politics should be kept separate. Addressing the media in Sukkur today, the PPP leader said “We Sindhis would not let anyone break the province,” Shah also stated  “Despite all these nefarious schemes against me,... Read more
18 terrorists killed in airstrikes
At least 18 terrorists were killed in Pakistan Army’s fresh aerial strikes in Khyber Agency. According to ISPR, the airstrikes were carried out late night in which several hideouts were bombed by fighter jets. ISPR further stated that the strike killed 18 terrorists and destroyed heavy explosives of the... Read more
CDB agrees to back Diamer-Bhasha dam conference
The China Development Bank (CDB) has agreed to be local sponsors of an awareness conference that would be held for prospective investors for the construction of the 4,500 megawatt (MW) Diamer-Bhasha dam. This transpired during Finance Minister Ishaq Dar’s meeting with CDB Executive Vice President Zhao Xiaoyu in Beijing.... Read more
Volunteers clean after miscreants vandalise mosque in Canada
Volunteers cleaned the racist messages  by the miscreants outside a mosque in Cold Lake, Alberta. The mosque was vandalised, following the attack by a local man who had reportedly converted to Islam., unidentified people vandalised the Cold Lake mosque; smashed windows and painted racist messages like ‘go home’ through... Read more
MQM observes Black Day today
Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) will hold a rally at 3pm today. MQM Deputy Convener Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, addressing a press conference moments after midnight at Nine Zero said the main protest rally will be organized on Shahrah-e-Quaideen at 3pm today. The Muttahida announced to observe a Black Day on Sunday... Read more