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...
PM for swift implementation of National Action Plan
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday said the National Action Plan was a manifestation of national consensus and the government would ensure its swift implementation. He was chairing a follow-up meeting reviewing progress on the implementation of National Action Plan to counter terrorism at the Prime Minister House. The... Read more
Work on Lahore-Karachi motorway to begin soon: PM
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said construction work for Karachi-Lahore motorway will begin soon. Addressing the annual awards ceremony of National Highways and Motorways Police in Islamabad, Nawaz said more Motorways projects will be initiated in the country. “The region will become the centre of economic activities due to... Read more
Military courts part of National Action Plan: PM Nawaz
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is chairing a high-level meeting Tuesday to review progress on the implementation of the National Action Plan for countering terrorism in the country. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif, Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed, Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif, Director General Inter... Read more
Militants torch two schools in Kurram Agency
Militants set fire to two primary schools in Pakistan’s troubled northwest on Tuesday as authorities extended winter holidays amid threats of attacks, officials said. The incident comes two weeks after the massacre of 150 people at an army-run school in Peshawar, where 134 children were among the victims gunned... Read more
Gmail blocked in China

Gmail blocked in China

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“I think the government is just trying to further eliminate Google’s presence in China and even weaken its market overseas,” said a member of, who uses a pseudonym. “Imagine if Gmail users might not get through to Chinese clients. Many people outsideChina might be forced to switch away... Read more
Indonesia asks US for help in missing airliner search
Indonesia has requested help from the United States to search for a missing AirAsia jetliner, US officials said earlier today, amid fears the aircraft crashed into the sea. The State Department also confirmed that no Americans were on Flight QZ8501, which disappeared on Sunday over the Java Sea with... Read more
Miscreants blow up railway track in Bolan
Miscreants blew up a railway track in the Bolan district of Baluchistan on Tuesday. Levies sources told that miscreants planted an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) close to the railway track in the Mashkaf area of Bolan district. The IED went off with a big bang, Levies said, adding that... Read more
Malik Riaz donates Rs. 1 million each to Timber Market affectees
Bahria Town chairman Malik Riaz earlier today, announced Rs 10 lacs each for the families of the traders of the Timber Market whose businesses were destroyed earlier due to a fire that engulfed over 100 shops. The fire, that was put out after at least 15 hours burnt down... Read more
PCB announces teams and officials for Pentangular Cup
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday announced the names players and officials of five teams of Pentangular Cup tournament 2014-15 scheduled to start from December 31 in Karachi. The name players and officials of five teams are as follows, Punjab Badshahs Imran Butt, Umer Siddiq, Nasir Jamshed, Shahid Yousuf, Ali Waqas, Haris Sohail (Captain), Abdul Rehman,  Muzammil, Imad Wasim, Saad Nasim, Raza Hasan, Umer Akmal (V.Captain),Bilawal... Read more
Amir Khan meets PM Sharif

Amir Khan meets PM Sharif

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The heavyweight boxer Amir Khan called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House and condemned terrorist attack on Army Public School (APS) in Peshawar. During the meeting, Khan expressed deep sympathies with bereaved families and prayed for the departed soul. He supported efforts of the Government to... Read more
PM wants generation of low-cost electricity
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif earlier today  called for gearing up efforts to generate low-cost energy in order to make it affordable for people. Presiding over a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy, the prime minister directed that supply of electricity be improved by next summer. He said all... Read more
Second FIR lodged against Mumbai attacks mastermind
Another First Information report (FIR) was registered against Zakhiur Rehman Lakhvi, the alleged mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai attacks, in Islamabad for allegedly kidnapping a person named Anwar Khan on Tuesday. The FIR was lodged at Koldha police station. ”Police have registered an FIR No 290,” sources confirmed. On December 29, the Islamabad High Court... Read more
High tax on warehouses a hurdle to growth
High taxes on warehouses rent is retarding growth of one of the most important links in the supply chain of trade and industry. The business leaders are critical of the government policy to apply multiple slabs of income tax for the rental income drawn from warehousing facility. The world... Read more
SBP reserves up by $7bn by year end
At the end of the calendar year 2014, Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves witnessed a sharp increase of over $7 billion while commercial banks showed a decline during the period. The State Bank’s latest report shows the government succeeded to improve its performance on external front despite huge debt servicing... Read more