International students visits Pak High Commission
A group of international students belonging to various educational institutions of Indonesia, Malaysia, Italy and Singapore have visited the...
After bitcoin’s wild week, traders brace for futures launch
The newest way to bet on bitcoin will arrive on Sunday when futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken...
Air raids on Yemen rebel training camp kill 26: security source
Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a Yemen rebel training camp northwest of the capital on Sunday killed at least 26...
Dr. Usman and Meherban hang in District Jail Faisalabad
Two key terrorists hanged until death in Faisalabad District Jail around 9pm on Friday. Aqeel aka Dr Usman was sentenced to death by Field General Court Martial (FGCM)in his involvement in an attack on General Headquarters (GHQ). Arshad Meherban was on death row for trying to bomb former army chief Gen.... Read more
7 TTP terrorists killed in search operations in Quetta
At least seven militants including a prominent Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) commander were killed and two injured militants were detained as result of a series of search operations carried on a tip off from the intelligence agencies today. According to the intelligence agencies and security departments, militants have started to shift their... Read more
“Don’t make it a stop-start-stop operation”: India’s first space traveller
As India successfully tested the heaviest launch vehicle GSLV Mk-III, there was a sense of relief for 56-year-old Rakesh Sharma, the first Indian to travel in space. Having been a part of the Indo-Soviet manned spaceflight programme in April 1984, Sharma had always expressed disappointment that the government was... Read more
Nepra approves Rs2.97 decrease in power tariff
The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) earlier today approved a Rs2.97 per unit cut in power tariff under the head monthly fuel price adjustment for the month of November. The regulatory authority made this decision during a public hearing which was chaired by Tariq Sadozai, chairman of Nepra... Read more
HSY appointed member of the prestegious PIFDC Senate
After Hassan Sheheryar Yasin’s (HSY) brand was an instant hit  at PIFDC L’Oreal Paris Bridal Week (PLBW) 2014, the fashion czar has now been appointed as a member of the Senate of the Pakistan Institute of Fashion and Design in Lahore. PIFD’s Senate comprises  over 20 members and meets... Read more
Pak-New Zealand final clash today
Pakistan and New Zealand are looking to win the series today in the final clash in Abu Dhabi on Friday as both teams have won two matches each. The fifth and final ODI will start at 4pm (PST). Pakistan won the first and third ODI while New Zealand remained... Read more
Kabaddi World Cup: Pakistan, India to contest in final
Arch-rivals Pakistan and India will once again vie for the Kabaddi World Cup title when they take on each other in the final in India on Saturday. It’s a repeat of last year’s final when a fiery contest was witnessed between the two sides, with more at stake than... Read more
Khan donates 30,000 pounds shorts to Peshawar school
Khan wore the shorts, featuring a waistband made from 24-carat gold thread, in a unanimous point’s victory over American Devon Alexander in Las Vegas which helped him retain the WBC silver welterweight title at the weekend. Boxer Amir Khan will donate a pair of 30,000 pounds shorts to the Peshawar school in Pakistan where 132 children were killed by... Read more
8 children stabbed to death in Australia
Eight children have been killed and a woman injured, police said earlier today, during what several media outlets reported was a mass stabbing in Australia’s tropical northern city of Cairns. Australia is already in a state of heightened alert after police stormed a Sydney cafe early on Tuesday morning... Read more
Boko Haram Outrage: 185 people kidnapped in Nigeria
The terror outfit Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 185 people from the northeast Nigeria village of Gumsuri, carting the hostages away on trucks towards the Sambisa Forest, a notorious rebel stronghold, two local officials and a vigilante leader said yesterday. The mass abduction occurred Sunday. Both officials, who... Read more
“White House fence must be raised immediately”: Security review Report
The White House fence should be immediately raised by four or five feet to prevent people from breaking into the grounds, according to an independent security review made public yesterday. A public summary of the panel´s classified report also warned that the Secret Service — the US agency that... Read more
Cotton market lacks buyers
The cotton market had few buyers yesterday in the aftermath of schoolchildren’s killing in Peshawar. Floor brokers said sentiment in most of the city markets remained depressed even on the second day after the gruesome incident. Except some small lot deals from spinners, the market remained lacklustre. The underlying... Read more
GHQ attack mastermind amongst six likely to be hanged tomorrow
The mastermind of the General Headquarters (GHQ) attack Dr. Usman is likely to be hanged within the next 24 hours. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif had signed the death warrants of the six terrorists. The administration of Faisalabad Central Jail has received the death warrants of the six convicts including... Read more
Stocks recover on political stability
Stocks recovered some of the earlier sessions’ losses yesterday with the KSE-100 index closing higher by 160.31 points, or 0.52pc, to 30,827.45. Several positive developments helped to turn the tide, including the unity of the political parties in the wake of Peshawar carnage and the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf calling an... Read more