Speedo Bus Service to be launched in Bahawalpur, Lodhran
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says his government is spending billions of rupees for the provision of comfortable and...
Road ire claims life in Karachi
One person killed and three injured on Sunday morning after a vehicle was fired upon at the Sea View...
LEAs arrest 11 terrorists, recover huge cache of weapons in Balochistan
FC Balochistan, intelligence Agencies and levies conducted Intelligence Based Operations (IBOs)  in various parts of Balochistan. According to the...
PSO skips Jan 2015 fuel oil imports for first time ever
Pakistan State Oil (PSO) is skipping January imports of high sulphur fuel oil for the first time and is reducing its overall imports in February to March by about 80 per cent from a year earlier, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. State-owned PSO will import 120,000... Read more
Ex.Captain Shoaib Malik raring to play in World Cup 2015
Discarded former Pakistan captain Shoaib Malik  said he wanted to play in next year’s World Cup, but he ” needed clarity on his role and must be told what is expected of him”. The 32-year-old played the last of his 216 one-day internationals in June 2013, but was included... Read more
Karachi Stock Exchange ends year on a high note
For the third year in a row, Pakistan equity markets provided healthy returns to the investors. The KSE-100 index added 6,870 points to cross over the 32,000 level on the last trading day of the year, generating return of 27 per cent for 2014. Though lower than the return... Read more
Rocket attack at Afghan wedding: 26 dead
A rocket fired amid fighting between Taliban insurgents and Afghan soldiers killed at least 26 people at a nearby wedding party earlier today, authorities said, a grim end to a year that saw the end of the 13-year US-led combat mission there. The rocket struck a house in southern... Read more
A.R Rahman to foray into production
Oscar-winning music director A.R. Rahman says he is busy scripting a film that he also plans to co-produce as well. There were reports that the Indian singer-composer, who has also composed the music of forthcoming film I, is planning to don the director’s hat but he clarified: “I am not... Read more
‘Good morning Karachi’ premieres today
One each of Pakistani, English and Indian film would be released over the New Year with the local movie expected to garner more business, said cinema insiders yesterday. The premiere of Good Morning Karachi, a movie about a lower-middle class girl and her foray into the fashion world, at... Read more
PTI may resume protests again
The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has hinted at resuming its protest movement if the government allegedly keeps dragging its feet over setting up of a judicial commission to investigate results of the general elections. At a press conference here in Islamabad yesterday, the party’s leaders, who had avoided criticising the... Read more
5% increase of GST on POL products challenged in LHC
The Federal government’s decision to impose an additional five percent general sales tax (GST) on prices of petroleum products (POL) was challenged in Lahore High Court (LHC) earlier today. The petitioner stated that increasing tax on POL products after reducing petroleum prices is injustice with poor masses. “The government... Read more
Tough anti money laundering bill on the cards
In an attempt to bring improvements in existing laws and fix loopholes in the Anti-Money Laundering Act 2010, the government yesterday  moved a bill in the Senate which seeks to make it mandatory for financial institutions to report any suspicious transaction that could be used to finance a terrorist... Read more
Search on for missing black box of crashed AirAsia jet
Divers waiting to inspect the possible wreck of the AirAsia Indonesia jet off the coast of Borneo, were unable to resume operations because of heavy seas earlier today and an aviation official said it could take a week to find the black box flight recorders. Crews were on standby... Read more
2015: Year’s first Polio case reported from Baluchistan
The new year’s first polio case was reported on Thursday morning from Balochistan’s Chaghi district. Sources from the Balochistan Health Department said that the crippling virus was found in two-year-old Shafi Muhammad from the Barabcha area that lies close to the Pak-Afghan border. This was the first polio case... Read more
PM calls meeting of parliamentary leaders as PTI U turns over commitment
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called a meeting of parliamentary leaders at the Prime Minister House on Friday (tomorrow) to address concerns that have arisen on the matter of military courts. The Imran Khan led  PTI (Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf) which had earlier endorsed the move, have since shown signs that they will... Read more
Traffic curbs lead to hardships on New Year’s eve
Traffic movement remained severely disturbed for hours in Karachi’s dist. South yesterday as police blocked all main roads leading to Seaview in line with security measures on New Year’s Eve, officials said. People living in most parts of the Defence Housing Authority and Clifton suffered immensely because of traffic... Read more
” I am determined to go ahead with military courts.. come what may” PM Sharif
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said yesterday that  he was determined to go ahead with the option of military courts even though “I have a lurking suspicion that one day I, too, could face such a forum”. “This fear cannot make me forget the schoolchildren massacred by terrorists in Peshawar,”... Read more