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,...
Mahira Khan to star in “Bin Roye Ansoo”
With a firm hand on the a stint as a video jockey on local music television channels to playing the loveable Khirad in the TV serial Humsafar, her career trajectory boasts a steady trend. Known for being a fashion arbiter, she now revels in the success that Humsafar has... Read more
Coke Studio goes digital with episode 6 of season 7
Coke Studio Season Seven on Saturday released four songs from its sixth episode on its social media accounts and website after taking a break due to the month of Muharram. Produced by Strings, in the sixth episode, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan made a comeback after he was last seen... Read more
SBP reduces monetary policy rate to 9.5 percent
Pakistan’s central bank reduced its key policy rate by 50 basis points to 9.5 per cent until mid-January, the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) said in a statement issued yesterday. The bank said favourable trends in global commodity prices, lower inflation and limited damage from recent floods were the... Read more
KP govt asked to help revive sick units by TDAP
The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) has urged the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to take immediate steps for the revival of 200 closed units. “The closing down of industries in Haripur district is an alarming situation and the government must chalk out strategy to revive industries in the province,”... Read more
International Company to work on Tapi Pipeline Set Up on BOT basis
Four state-owned gas organisations of Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India (Tapi) have established a company that will build, own and operate the planned 1,800km Tapi gas pipeline. The pipeline will export up to 33 billion cubic metres of natural gas a year from Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India... Read more
Thar famine: Death toll rises to 67 in 48 days
At least two more children died due to insufficient health facilities while the death toll mounted to 67 in 48 days. According to details, inhabitants said children in Thar are dying due to inadequate health facilities. On the other hand, doctors and lady doctors in hospitals of Thar could... Read more
Army says 90% of North Waziristan cleared of terrorists
The 90 per cent of North Waziristan Agency has been cleared of terrorists during the ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb, said Commander of the Operation Major General Zafar Ullah during the media briefing in Mir Ali. The commander said the return of displaced persons to their homes would be possible after... Read more
3 dead, 10 injured in Rahim Yar Khan road accident
At least three people were killed while 10 others sustained injuries in a road accident in Rahim Yar Khan on Sunday. Rescue officials said a passenger van collided head-on with a truck at Sadiqabad Bypass. Soon after the incident, the injured were taken to Sadiqabad District Headquarters Hospital for medical... Read more
PTI eyes massive show in Jhelum today
After a huge showing in Sahiwal yesterday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is headed on Sunday for Jhelum where the preparations for today’s public gathering have almost been completed. The PTI chose Syed Zamir Hussain Jaffery Stadium as the venue for today’s public rally. A 20-foot wide and 80-foot stage has... Read more
COAS arrives in Washington

COAS arrives in Washington

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Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has arrived in Washington on Sunday for seven days visit. According to details, officials of Pakistani embassy greeted him on his arrival at the airport. Directorate General (DG) Military Operations along with Directorate General Inter-services Public Relations (DG ISPR) are also... Read more
Actor Riz Ahmed praised by Naseeruddin Shah
Praiseworthy abuses were what British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed received from veteran Indian actor, Naseeruddin Shah. Known for his brilliant performance as Changes in The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Riz has also starred in critically acclaimed film Four Lions. According to Hindustan Times, Riz said that Naseeruddin Shah is amongst his favourite... Read more
Film distributors: Key players of Pakistani cinema
Filmmakers have won the accolades of the audiences for the recent revival of cinema in Pakistan.  But two fraternities, whose contribution to laying the groundwork for the new wave of Pakistani films and film industry at large often goes unnoticed, are cinema owners and distributions. Amid the nascent film... Read more
PIA gets lacklustre response in bid to hire PR firm
The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has received poor response from public relations and media management firms for its plan to improve its image by hiring a PR firm, forcing the national carrier to extend its deadline for submission of bids by 10 days. Through advertisements in the last week... Read more