Italy financial police visit Gucci’s offices in tax probe: source
Italian tax police have visited the offices of fashion company Gucci for fiscal checks as part of an investigation...
CIA chief Pompeo says he warned Iran’s Soleimani over Iraq aggression
US Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo said on Saturday he sent a letter to Iranian Major General Qassem...
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff . President of Pakistan Mamnoon...
Pakistan congratulates new Sri Lankan President
Pakistan Saturday felicitated the newly elected President of Sri Lanka Maitripala Sirisena on his victory in election and installation as the sixth executive President. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in his felicitation message, congratulated Maithripala Sirisena on his election as President of Sri Lanka. He expressed the hope that the... Read more
US warns of global ‘terror’ threat after French attacks
The United States on Friday warned Americans to beware of “terrorist actions and violence” all over the world, following the attacks on the Charlie Hebdo magazine and a Jewish supermarket in Paris. “Recent terrorist attacks, whether by those affiliated with terrorist entities, copycats, or individual perpetrators, serve as a reminder that US citizens... Read more
TTP affliate Jamatul Ahrar claims attack on Rawalpindi Imambargah
A faction of Taliban militants has claimed responsibility of the suicide attack on a Imambargah in Rawalpindi in which at least six people were killed. A suicide explosion took place during Milad at a Shiite mosque in Rawalpindi due to which at least six people were killed and more than... Read more
NAPA all set for “Aik Diary Jo Kho Gayee”
The National Academy of Performing Arts (Napa) is set to stage an adaptation of Neil Simon’s play Brighton Beach Memoirs. The play, which has been directed by Rahat Kazmi, the head of Napa’s Theatre department, is titled Aik Diary Jo Kho Gayee. Sameena Nazir has adapted the play, scheduled... Read more
Tail of crashed AirAsia plane lifted to surface
he tail of an AirAsia plane that crashed into the Java Sea was lifted to the surface on Saturday, according to an AFP photographer aboard a nearby Indonesian Navy ship. Floating balloons were used to lift the tail — the biggest part of the plane’s wreckage found since the crash... Read more
Powerful bomb found and defused in Karachi
A major terror attack  has been thwarted in Karachi as a bomb found in North Nazimabad area was defused today morning. According to police, a suspect has also been apprehended from the site. Police said that a bomb was found at Qalandaria Chowk in North Nazimabad locality after which a... Read more
Rawalpindi Imambargah Blast: JIT Formed
A joint investigation team (JIT) has been constituted to probe the Rawalpindi bombing incident that left at least six people and scores of others wounded. SP Rawal would lead the team while Inspector Raja Abdul Rasheed has been made investigation officer (IO) in the case. The probe team would... Read more
Lethal Encounter in Mirpurkhas: 5 cops including 2 SHOs martyred, 3 bandits killed
At least five police officers including two Station House Officers (SHOs) of Panyari Police Station were martyred in Mirpurkhas earlier today as suspects opened fire during a raid conducted on a tipoff whereas three robbers including  the ‘most-wanted’ bandits Chotu and Qurban Narejo were killed. The deceased officers include the SHOs Mumtaz Ali Baloch, and Sub-inspector Waris along... Read more
Globes v Oscars: awards season prize-fight
The body which runs the Golden Globes is like David to the Oscars  Academy’s Goliath — but it punches above its weight due to its marketing muscle and ability to put on a great show. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) was long dogged by scandals — it lost its TV broadcast deal for... Read more
Thar famine claims four more lives
Famine in Thar claimed four more lives on Saturday mounting the death toll to 44 for the month of January. An eight-month old girl in Diplo and a six-month old child at district hospital Chachro died of dearth. Thar has been facing scarcity of water, food and facilities for three years but nothing considerable... Read more
PM Sharif directs strict action against perpetrators of dastardly Pindi attack
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif took notice of yesterday’s suicide bombing in Rawalpindi and condemned the terrorist activity in the strongest terms. He deplored the loss of lives of innocent people and directed strict action against those responsible for the attack. PM Sharif also asked the district administration to... Read more
Punjab Polices arrests 297 for misuse of loudspeaker
Across Punjab 593 cases have been registered and 297 persons have been arrested across for using loudspeaker to incite violence. According to Inspector General (IG) Punjab, Mushtaq Sukhera  while talking to local media news channel said that strict action will be taken against extremists, those inciting violence and accessories to terrorists across Punjab. He also... Read more
India resist Aussie push for Test victory
India negotiated their first session for the loss of only one wicket as they looked to save the final Sydney Test against Australia on Saturday’s last day. The Australians declared at their overnight total of 251 for six, leaving the tourists to chase 349 runs to win off 90... Read more
22 injured in bus-train collision in Layyah
At least 22 people were injured when a passenger bus and train engine  collided at Karor LalEsan transient gate in Layyah on Saturday. The incident took place when a bus collided with a train engine while crossing the railway track through the opened transientgate. The injured were shifted to the Tehsil Hospital Lal Esan for medical... Read more