Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
Seven more convicts will be hang in January
Seven more  convicted terrorist  will be executed  in January after an anti terrorism court (ATC) issued black warrants for the condemned Saturday. These terrorists will be sent to gallows on January 13, 14 and 15 as part of a government counterstrike following Peshawar school massacre, which claimed 149 lives... Read more
Pakistan military killed 31 militants
Pakistan security forces in a fresh offensive killed at least 31 militants, destroyed four terrorist hideouts including a suicide bombing training center. According to a handout issued here by the Inter-Services Public Relations, the action was taken in Khyber Agency. “As many as 31 terrorists including some suicide bombers... Read more
Karachi Central Jail authorities seek death warrants
Karachi Central Jail  authorities  on Saturday filed a request in the anti-terrorism court (ATC) for the death warrants of three convicted terrorists. The three terrorists include Shafqat, Bahram and Zulfiqar Ali. Shafqat kidnapped a six-year-old child for ransom while Bahram was involved in the killing of a lawyer. Zulfiqar... Read more
Formation of Military courts strengthen democracy: DG ISPR
Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa in an interview with foreign news agency  has said that the formation of military courts is a step towards greater democracy. Bajwa further said that Operation Zarb-e-Azb against militants in North Waziristan has transformed into a national operation... Read more
Karachi violence: 5 including cop die
Target killing incidents claimed the lives of at least five people including a policeman in different areas of the metropolis during the last 24 hours. In a firing incident that occured in Baldia Town area of Gulshan-e-Ghazi, some unidentified miscreants killed a policeman named Tanveer. Other target killing incidents... Read more
Shoot out in Lyari: 4 gangsters killed
Four gangsters were killed during an armed encounter with  rangers personnel in Lyari area of Karachi. According to the rangers spokesman, the encounter with the target killers occurred in Lyari area of Jumman Shah Plot. One of the liquidated  terrorists, Sheharyar, was involved in the killing of 20 to... Read more
Pakistan under PM Sharif vows crush terror
Pakistan yesterday vowed to deal a deathblow to the terrorists ‘without wasting a single moment’. “If we cannot deal with the terrorists with an iron fist then there is no point for us to waste our time sitting here,” the prime minister said during an emergency All Parties Conference... Read more
6 year old boy killed after rape
The body of a 6, was found on the rooftop of a mosque in Green Town area, Lahore. According to police sources, a 6 year old boy named Moin went missing on Friday. Moin’s family looked for him in the neighbourhood but in vain and filed a missing person’s case... Read more
Saudi royal court says king, 90, has pneumonia
Saudi Arabia s King Abdullah is being treated for pneumonia and his condition has stabilized with the help of a breathing tube, according to a Royal Court statement issued Friday. The statement, which was released by Saudi state media, said the monarch, 90, had been transferred Thursday to a military... Read more
Eid Milad-un-Nabi procession routes, timings notified
Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Traffic Police, Karachi has notified the routes and timings of main processions to be taken out on 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal. A handout issued here on Friday said that a procession in connection with Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAWW) will be taken out from Kakri Ground to Memon Masjid.... Read more
India BSF continuous Unprovoked Indian fire in Shakargarh sector
A girl andd a child was injured in unprovoked Indian firing in the Shakargarh sector of the Sialkot working boundary on Saturday morning. The  Indian Boarder Security Force (BSF) soldiers continued unprovoked firing in the border villages in Shakargarh sector including Chak Baiga, Sakmal, Jagwal and Nangal. Firing from... Read more
One more case registered against PK team
A new case was registered against the director, producer, and actor of PK at a police station in Jaipur on Friday. According to Indian media, a case under section 295A (deliberate and malicious acts intended to outrage religious feelings) and 153A (promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, race,... Read more
Zoe Saldana has twin boys
US actress Zoe Saldana announced Friday she had given birth to twin boys, Cy and Bowie, with her Italian artist husband Marco Perego. “Happy #2015 ! Starting our #NewYear with a fullhouse,” the “Avatar” star wrote on her Twitter account. “Our boys are finally here! Thank U 4 all... Read more
Djokovic to face Murray in Abu Dhabi final
It was a day of contrasting straight-set wins. While Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka was simply overpowered by the world number one Novak Djokovic in his 6-1 6-2 defeat, 14-time Grand Slam winner Rafael Nadal produced moments of magic against Andy Murray and yet ended up with an embarrassing... Read more