Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
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...
Imran declares Zardari, Nawaz ‘most corrupt politicians
Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Imran Khan disclosed on Monday that he received a message from Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif that he wanted to visit him. During his speech to participants of Azadi March at D-chowk in Islamabad said PM Nawaz had sent a messenger to him  to schedule... Read more
PTI amends ‘Plan C’

PTI amends ‘Plan C’

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Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) has slightly changed in PTI’s plan to hold protests this month. PTI senior leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi speaking to media after party’s CEC meeting on Monday said that PTI would hold a protest in Lahore on Dec 15 instead of Dec 12 as revealed by Imran... Read more
PTI mulls change in Lahore shutdown plan
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s Core Committee is contemplating to change the date of shutdown in Lahore on Monday. The committee reviewed Imran Khan’s countrywide shutdown plan he announced at a large public gathering in Islamabad. Khan had announced that his party would close the whole of Pakistan on Dec 16 and... Read more
Motor racing-Webber survives high-speed crash in Brazil
Former Formula One driver Mark Webber had a lucky escape from a high-speed crash at the World Endurance series race in Brazil. The 38-year-old Australian’s Porsche 911 made contact with Matteo Cressoni’s Ferrari on the final corner of the six-hour race in Sao Paulo and slammed into a track... Read more
Japanese scientists develop genetically modified “hybrid silk” using spider genes
Japanese scientists through  genetic engineering have developed  a super resistant silk using genes from spiders and silkworms which could be used for textiles as well as in the surgical field. Known as “Spider Silk”, which is stronger and smoother than conventional silk, it has been developed by researchers at... Read more
Bouncer crackdown ‘unlikely’ after Hughes death: ICC
The chief executive of the International Cricket Council said Sunday it was “unlikely” rules on the bowling of bouncers would be tightened despite the tragic death of Phillip Hughes. Australia batsman Hughes died on Thursday, two days after he was struck on the neck and knocked unconscious by a bouncer from Sean Abbott... Read more
Suicide attack at Afghan funeral: 9 mourners dead
A suicide attack at a funeral in northern Afghanistan earlier today killed at least nine people, officials said, underlining nationwide insecurity as NATO troops end their 13-year war this month. “A suicide bomber on foot detonated his explosives among people who were attending a funeral ceremony in Burka district... Read more
Assure CEC appointment before Dec 5: SC
The Supreme Court on Monday directed Attorney General Salman Butt to provide assurance to the apex court by Dec 2 (tomorrow) that the appointment of a new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) would be made before the court’s Dec 5 deadline expires. A three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice Nasirul... Read more
PAF jet crashes in Jhang, pilot ejects safely
A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Mirage-5 jet crashed in Athara Hazari area situated in Punjab’s Jhang district on Monday. The pilot of the aircraft managed to survive the crash. The fighter jet was on a routine training mission when it met with the crash, according to a spokesperson of... Read more
Suspected Ebola case reported in Karachi
A suspected Ebola case was diagnosed in Karachi on Monday. The patient has been admitted to Jinnah Hospital in Karachi. A resident of Malir area of Karachi Muhammad Haroon returned to Karachi from Liberia via Morocco and Qatar. On his arrival at Karachi Airport, he was retained at the... Read more
Pakistan not to respond Imran Khan’s call: Shah
Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah, urged the PML-N government to hold talks with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan, but said “Pakistan will not shut on Khan’s call,”. “Both government and Imran Khan are bent upon undermining the country,” said the veteran politician at... Read more
Iqbal: The man behind the philosopher
Stray Reflections (Sang-e-Meel 2014), edited by Javid Iqbal, unveils the man behind hte poet/philosopher. Time and again, the conservatives, the right-wingers, the atheists and the believers have used select portions of Iqbal’s work to abet their propagations. Was he a devout Muslim? Was he a non-believer? Was he first... Read more
KP government to hold local bodies election in 2015
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government today told the Supreme Court (SC) that KP is ready to conduct local bodies’ elections in April 2015. The elections will be held using the bio-metric system. According to details, KP government has shown its concern over conducting local bodies’ elections through bio-metric system in Peshawar and... Read more
Two more children die in Tharparkar
The suffering of the desert people of Tharparkar continues to haunt the region with the death of two more children today. Two children died in Civil Hospital of Mithi, the chief town of drought-hit Tharparkar district, today. The death toll due to food shortage in the desert district of Thar has reached... Read more