Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
At least 141 dead in Taliban school attack in Peshawar
The death toll in the militant assault on a Army school in Peshawar rose to 141. Director General ISPR Maj-Gen Asim Bajwa in a press briefing in Peshawar said that 132 students and nine staff members were killed in the deadly assault at Army Public School in Peshawar. DG... Read more
COAS vows to hunt down militants
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, has said that militants has  targeted “heart of the nation”. Director General ISPR Asim Bajwa tweeted “#COAS, They have hit at the heart of the nation,but let me reiterate they can’t in any way diminish the will of this great nation”. In statement COAS... Read more
Coming Soon:A plane to fly anywhere in the world in 4 hours
A British aerospace firm is developing an aircraft that would take passengers anywhere in the world in just four hours while flying at five times the speed of sound. Reaction Engines is working on an engine system that will pave the way for a plane that would transport 300... Read more
Dance : A celebration
The International Dance Festival 2014 began at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts  (PNCA) in Islamabad before a packed hall. The festival this year – A Divine Journey – comprises a remarkable amalgamation of traditions, styles and disciplines of dance from around the world. The first day of... Read more
Karachi Mystic Festival: A feast for Rumi lovers
The maiden  edition of the Karachi Mystic Festival drew to a close on Sunday at the Beach Luxury Hotel.  the words by renowned Pakistani barrister and author of Indus Sagar ended the evening on a high note. Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan’s book Sindh Sagar, also known as the Indus Saga... Read more
Lone gunman rampages in Philadelphia, US: 6 dead 1 injured
A gunman killed six people and seriously wounded another yesterday in a series of shootings in a rural area near the northeastern US city of Philadelphia, authorities said, as police hunted for the suspect. All seven victims have a “familial relationship” to the suspect, identified as 35-year-old Bradley William... Read more
Govt, PTI postpone dialogue after Peshawar attack
The government and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) postponed their negotiations after terrorists’ attack on Peshawar which left over 80 children dead. PML-N’s Ishaq Dar telephoned PTI’s Shah Mehmood Qureshi and mutually decided to put off the talks. Sources said the Imran Khan, who decided to leave for Peshawar following the... Read more
PTI decides to defer countrywide strike on Dec 18
Pakistan Tehrek-e-Insaf (PTI) Tuesday decided to defer its countrywide strike scheduled for December 18 following the attack at army-run school in Peshawar that left over 80 people, mostly students dead. The PTI Chairman Imran Khan had announced to shut down the entire country on December 18 in a bid... Read more
PM, Army Chief leave for Peshawar
Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has left for Peshawar following a terrorist attack at army-run school in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s capital Tuesday. The prime minister termed the attack at school a ‘national tragedy’ before leaving Islamabad. The Prime Minister said... Read more
At least 104 dead in Taliban school attack in Peshawar
Taliban militants attacked a school in Peshawar on Tuesday, leaving at least 104 people dead including 84 students. Talking to the media CM KP Pervez Khattak has said that 104 people have been killed in which 84 are children. He has announced three-day mourning. CM KP stated 8-10 militants entered the Army Public... Read more
Pakistan Army is your army, General Raheel tells Baloch youth
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif said Tuesday that Pakistan Army was a symbol of national unity and induction of Baloch youth in its ranks from every corner of the province showed that it belonged to them as well. “I am confident that the youth of Balochistan... Read more
Pakistani TV icon Mahira Khan to star opposite Shah Rukh Khan in Raees
Humsafar’s leading lady Mahira Khan is slated to make her debut in Bollywood starring opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the much talked about Raees, according to the Times of India. Mahira visited Mumbai last month after her television serial Humsafar gained popularity in India. Mega producers Ritesh Sidhwani and... Read more
Karachi wholesale markets on strike today
Karachi traders dealing in groceries have decided to shut down wholesale markets on Tuesday (today) to protest against the harassment by the official price regulator. The traders said that Commissioner Karachi has arbitrarily been issuing price lists with reduced rates on various locally produced and imported items whose wholesale... Read more
Slow trading on cotton market
Trading was relatively slow on the cotton market yesterday where buyers looked for quality lint. How­ever, ginners on their part were keen to dispose of the­ir low quality cotton which resulted in slow trading. Though there is a considerable slowdown in phutti (seed cotton) arrivals, cotton analysts still expect... Read more