Ali Musa Gillani’s guards opened fire at Imran Khan’s convoy, PTI alleges
Pakistan Peoples Party leader Yousuf Raza Gillani’s guards opened fire at Imran Khan’s convoy on Sunday. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf in...
60% work completed on Hakla-Dera Ismail Khan Route:NLC
National Logistics Cell is executing construction work on one of the important section of Hakla – Dera Ismail Khan...
COAS to brief Senate committee on national security
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa will brief the Senate Committee on December 19. The committee...
US hands over senior Taliban militant to Pakistan
US troops in Afghanistan said Sunday they had handed over three Pakistani detainees to Islamabad, while a security source said one of them was a senior Pakistani Taliban commander. “Acting on behalf of the United States government, we transferred custody of three Pakistanis held in US custody in Afghanistan, to Pakistan,”... Read more
PML(Q) decides to join PTI Shutdown Call
Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) has decided to take part in shutter-down protest called by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Faisalabad on Monday. PML-Q’s provincial leadership will join the PTI’s protest. According to PML-Q, Chaudry Zaheer ud Din will spearhead his workers in the protest. On Sunday, tension gripped several parts... Read more
Princess Diana gowns go under hammer in US
Five dresses designed for and worn by Britain’s late Princess Diana have gone under the hammer in Los Angeles for a total of nearly half a million dollars. Three of the gowns were made by British dressmaker Catherine Walker, Diana’s favorite designer and close personal friend, as well as one by Caroline... Read more
Baltistan cut off from the country as a truck damaged Alam Bridge
A heavily loaded truck damaged a part of Alam Bridge on Thursday evening while passing over it. According to initial reports, the truck was heading to Rawalpindi from Skardu when it got stuck in the middle of the bridge.  The driver and conductor in a precarious situation. The two local men... Read more
Pakistan’s World Cup hopes hit by second bowling suspension
All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez was suspended for an illegal bowling action the International Cricket Council said Sunday, becoming the second Pakistan player after Saeed Ajmal to be punished for the same offence in the past three months. The 34-year-old — who has been cleared twice before over the same claims... Read more
Champions Trophy: England thrashes Pakistan 8-2
Pakistan were eliminated from Champions Hockey Trophy after a humiliated defeat by England 8-2 on Sunday. The English team showed no mercy in the match as they netted the ball seven times in the first half of the match. England scored all eighth goal in the second half. Pakistan... Read more
COAS meets Chinese delegation
A Chinese delegation on Sunday met the Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the minister of China’s Public Security Guo Shengkun led the delegation visited GHQ. They also exchanged views on military operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan. Shengekun and other members of the Chinese... Read more
ICC suspends Hafeez over ‘illegal’ bowling action”
The Pakistan all-rounder Muhammad Hafeez has also been suspended over ‘illegal bowling action’. AFP adds: Hafeez, 34, had his action reported during the first Test against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi last month. “The ICC confirmed that an independent analysis has found the bowling action ofPakistan’s Hafeez to be illegal and, as... Read more
‘Buckwheat panic’ grips Russia as economic sanctions bite
Hard-hit by falling oil prices and Western economic sanctions imposed over the Kremlin’s role in the Ukrainian crisis, Russia is seeing a catastrophic depreciation of the ruble and steep inflation. But while Russians grumble about the rising price of chicken, cheese or sausage, it was only when rumours spread... Read more
US drone strike kills four in Datta Khel, including al-Qaeda suspect
A US drone strike killed at least four militants and wounded two others in Pakistan’s restive tribal region near the Afghan border on Sunday, security officials said. The strike took place in the Khar Tangi area of Datta Khel district in the North Waziristan tribal region, where the Pakistani... Read more
Iran charges Washington Post journalist
A reporter for the Washington Post in Iran who has been detained for over four months was charged on Saturday, the newspaper reported, quoting a source familiar with the case. It said the nature of the charges leveled at a daylong proceeding in a Tehran courtroom was not immediately clear. Jason... Read more
PAT announces to support PTI’s “Shutdown call”
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) has announced to support the strike call of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) in Faisalabad. According to PTI Punjab chapter President Ijaz Chaudhry said that the party contacted PAT on the instruction of PTI Chairman Imran Khan and invited the Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri’s party to attend the protests and demonstration in Faisalabad on... Read more
PM directs to talks with PTI
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday has agreed to resumption of talks with Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). PTI  has announced countrywide strike on December 18. According to initial details, the PM has directed Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar to prepare Terms of Reference (ToR) of negotiations with PTI. The ToR... Read more
Sindhi Culture Day being celebrated today
Sindhi Culture day  (Ajrak Day / Sindhi Topi) is being celebrated today (Sunday). Sindh Culture Department, various political, social organisations, colleges and universities of Sindh have organised cultural activities and towns are decorated with Sindhi Ajrak to highlight the cultural values of Sindh. The Sindhi Cultural Day is celebrated worldwide... Read more