15 injured in Mastung grenade attack
At least 15 people were injured in a grenade attack in Balochistan’s Mastung on Thursday. According to police, in...
Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and Safdar indicted in corruption cases
National Accountability Court indicted former disqualified prime minister Nawaz Sharif, Maryam and Capt (retd) Safdar in corruption cases filed...
Apple shares drop on iPhone 8 demand worries
Apple Inc’s shares fell 1.5 percent in premarket trading on Thursday on growing concerns about muted demand for the...
Afridi set for English T20 stint
Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi is to play for Northamptonshire in the first six rounds of English cricket’s 2015 T20 Blast competition, the Midlands county announced Monday. One of the most spectacular hitters of a cricket ball the game has know, the 34-year-old Afridi — nicknamed ‘Boom Boom’ for his... Read more
COAS for greater int’l coordination to end terrorism
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Raheel Sharif on Monday appreciating China’s support, said greater international focus and coordination needed to logically conclude fight against terrorism. The world must understand evolving environment, he said during important meetings with senior Chinese leaders, including State Leader Chairman Peoples Conference, Yu Zhengsheng... Read more
Miss Columbia crowned Miss Universe
Colombia’s Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe yesterday, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world’s top beauty pageant in Florida. The 22-year-old model and business student triumphed over 87 other women from around the world, and is only the second beauty... Read more
Giant asteroid flying close to earth
An asteroid measuring about a third of a mile (half a kilometre) in diameter will pass by the Earth very closely, but harmlessly tonight. The asteroid will pass about 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometres) from Earth, roughly three times farther away than the moon. Amateur and professional astronomers are... Read more
Kerry in Nigeria as Boko Haraam seizes key city
Boko Haram  terrorists yesterday, overran an important town in northeastern Nigeria and also seized a military base, as Secretary of State John Kerry pledged further US support against the militants. The Islamists captured the town of Monguno in Borno State, which lies about 125 kilometres north of the state... Read more
Terrorists involved in Chaudary Aslam house attack arrested
Two members of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan were arrested earlier today  from Sohrab Goth’s Janjal Goth locality in Karachi. According to police officials, the suspects identified as Dawood Mehsud and Azeem Mehsud, had planned the attack on CID’s senior police officer Chaudhry Aslam’s house in 2011. The raid was... Read more
Teen masquerades as doctor in US hospital
AA according to reports a teenager got away with posing as a doctor at a hospital in Florida for over a month. A patient alerted staff at St Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach to what they thought was a child dressed as a physician. The teenager had... Read more
Pakistani cricketers unhappy with 3 month contracts
The Pakistan cricket team has refused to sign the extended three-month contract provided to them after the expiry of the last contract of December 31, as par media reports. The team, which is touring New Zealand, has expressed its concerns over the time period of the new contract in... Read more
Boy dies in Karachi after being hit by cricket ball
An 18-year-old Zeeshan Mohammed was struck by the cricket ball in chest while playing a match in Orangi Town, Karachi and was declared dead by the doctors when taken to the hospital according to media reports. Zeeshan, while batting, was hit in the chest while attempting to play a... Read more
Coke Studio gigs: Showcasing fresh talent
Coke Studio Gigs, The Popular music platform  taking the nation by storm, showcased upcoming musical acts for 2015 yesterday at the Commune Artist Colony. The line-up, very prominent in the show’s seventh season, featured Asrar, Jimmy Khan and Sara Haider. Coke Studio Gigs was touted as a star studded event... Read more
Comback: Babar Ali to Star in Meri Jaan
The one time Lolly wood kingpin Babar Ali will be returning soon in an upcoming film ‘Meri Jaan’ alongside actress Hiba Ali. Being portrayed as a “melodious tale of love”, Meri Jaan is directed by debut filmmaker Majid Khan and produced by Huma Sheikh. Babar Ali who was previously... Read more
Sonum Kapoor’s much awaited ‘Dolly ke Doli’ was released globally last weekend  and received positive reviews.  Its a hilarious tale of a ‘serial’ bride that had no issues with marrying people of all castes, race and religions provided she gets to dump sleeping pills in her groom’s drink and... Read more
TTP’s Mullah Fazlullah to be killed or arrested: US
Defence officials said today, that the United States has assured Pakistan that Tehreek-i-Taliban (TTP) chief Mullah Fazlullah would either be arrested or killed in Afghanistan, adding that in case of an arrest he would be subsequently handed over to Pakistan. Briefing a Senate Defence Committee in Islamabad, defence officials... Read more
Senators taken on tour of Miramshah
 The members of the Senate Defence Com­mittee who returned from a tour of North Waziristan were informed by the army that the security forces are not making any distinction in fighting militants of all hues in North Waziristan and have destroyed the infrastructure of the Haqqani network as well as... Read more