US move to alter Al-Quds Al-Sharif status, a violation of UN resolutions: Pakistan
Pakistan Wednesday called upon the United States to refrain from any move that alters the legal and historical status...
Mayor London Sadiq Khan arrives in city
A warm welcome was accorded to Mayor London Sadiq Khan who arrived here on Wednesday from India via Wagah...
Comedian John Oliver confronts Dustin Hoffman about sexual harassment claim
Comedian John Oliver confronted Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman on stage about a sexual harassment accusation, offering an audience in...
A delegation of ambassadors UN agencies representatives visit North Wazirstan Agency
A delegation of ambassadors from friendly countries and UN agencies representatives visited North Wazirstan Agency Thursday. According to a press release issued by the ISPR, Minister for SAFRON Lieutenant General(R) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Sartaj Aziz adviser to PM on national security and foreign affairs, and Lieutenant General Hidayat ur... Read more
Police in the Australian city of Darwin are asking for help in finding a bungling thief who was captured on CCTV trying to blow up a cash machine. The footage shows the suspect being blown off his feet in the blast before fleeing the scene barefooted. Read more
A frisky bull elephant took out his seasonal frustration on a car in a Thai wildlife sanctuary by stomping over the vehicle and ripping off the bonnet with its tusks, before trying to sit down on it. The young couple inside the badly damaged car luckily escaped injury after... Read more
SpaceX’s ‘Dragon’ cargo ship arrives at ISS
SpaceX’s unmanned Dragon cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station, carrying 2.6 tons of food and supplies for the astronauts at the orbiting research laboratory. “We have captured Dragon,” NASA commentator Rob Navias said as the space station’s robotic arm, operated by commander Barry “Butch” Wilmore, grappled the... Read more
Scottish prehistoric marine predator discovered
Scotland has its very own prehistoric marine reptile — and, no, its ‘not’ Nessie, the mythic Loch Ness monster. Scientists have announced the discovery of the fossil remains of a dolphin-like seagoing reptile on Scotland’s Isle of Skye that lived about 170 million years ago and was about 4.3m... Read more
“Imperative that Pakistan score at least 300 runs against India”: Javed Miandad
As Pakistan and India gear up for a crunch match scheduled for February 15, as part of the world cup 2015 tournament, former captain Javed Miandad said nothing less than 300-325 runs could challenge India’s strong batting. With the likes of Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina,... Read more
Humaima Malik’s Ijaazat set to to debut on Indian mini screen
After making her debut in Bolloywood last year starring opposite Emraan Hashmi in Kunal Deshmukh’s Raja Natwarlal, actor Humaima Malick is now set for her debut in Indian TV with the same show she debuted with on Pakistani TV. According to the Times of India, the Pakistani who debuted... Read more
KSE Market Watch: Stocks remain stable
The index’s bull run continued as it recorded a peak of 33,941 points intra-day with slight recovery in global crude prices helping attract interest. It experienced a dip towards the end but still managed to finish in the black. At close, the Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) benchmark 100-share index... Read more
WB report partly blames PTI for lack of economic recovery
Despite subsiding  political impasse, growth in Pakistan is expected to decelerate due to the persistent energy crisis and troubled security situation, which would result in missing the annual national output target of 5.1%, says a new report of the World Bank (WB). The Global Economic Prospect report states that... Read more
Deposits in Banking sector surge to Rs. 8.4 trillion
Deposits with Pakistan’s banking sector amounted to Rs8.4 trillion at the end of 2014 after growing at an annual rate of 10.8%. According to the latest data released by the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), annual growth in personal deposits outpaced the increase in overall deposits last year. Personal... Read more
“Failure not an option in war on terror”: Ex PM Gilani
 Former Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said that failure to combat terrorism is not an option for Pakistan. Speaking to media persons in Multan earlier today, Gilani said that the Pak army and the government were on the same page regarding the army’s operation against militants of all stripes.... Read more
PAF honours young Martyrs
 Fighter jets of the Pakistan Air Force earlier today, flew past the Army Public School to honour the martyrs of the deadly attack last month. A spokesman of the PAF said that three JF-17 Thunder fighter jets flew past the school this morning to salute the martyred schoolchildren, teachers... Read more
Over 100 terrorists have Infiltrated Lahore: Intelligence reports
Intelligence agencies warned that miscreants belonging to a proscribed outfit were planning to carry out  terror attacks in Lahore. According to sources, intelligence agencies provided a list of 100 suspects present in the Punjab capital to the city police chief. Sources add that police have rounded up some suspects... Read more
Angry protesters on a rampage in Clifton/Bath Island
Demonstrators belonging to Jamaat-e-Islami student wing clashed with police as they tried to march towards the French consulate in Karachi earlier today The clash took place near Teen Talwar outside the French consulate. Police fired teargas shells and used water canon to break up the protest. Participants were staging... Read more