Fashion Pakistan Week: Last day highlights
The four day Pakistan Fashion Week concluded in Karachi on Thursday. The last day showcased collections from Tena Durrani, Nauman...
North Korea fires missile over Japan, lands far out in the Pacific
North Korea fired a missile on Friday that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean,...
Several hurt in ‘terrorist’ incident on London underground train
Several people were injured at a London underground station on Friday after witnesses reported a blast on a packed...
Volunteer teachers being trained to use guns in KPK
Teachers in Pakistan are being given firearms training and will be allowed to take guns into the classroom in a bid to foil terror attacks following a Taliban massacre at a school last month. Heavily armed terrorists  killed 150 people, 132 of them children, in a bloody December 16... Read more
Saudi Arabia Decapitates 4 more people
Saudi Arabia earlier today  beheaded two more of its citizens and a Pakistani, continuing the strictest punishment under new King Salman. Latif Khan Nurzada, a Pakistani, was executed for trafficking heroin into the kingdom. He was executed in the holy city of Makkah, the ministry said in a statement.... Read more
Australian Open: Wins and losses
Women world number one Serena Williams battled back from a set down in a tense match against Spain’s Garbine Muguruza to win 2-6, 6-3, 6-2; staying on track for a 19th Grand Slam title and her sixth in Melbourne. “I didn’t start out so well and she did... Read more
KSE Watch: Index shatters records
Gathering pace following the weekend monetary policy announcement and in line with the expectations of analysts, stocks rushed  past previous records to settle above 34,000 points yesterday. As the day passed, share prices rose further on the back of heavy institutional buying. The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share... Read more
Obama claims India and US to be best of partners
U.S President Barack Obama said earlier today that the United States could be India’s “best partner” as he wrapped up a three-day visit to New Delhi by highlighting the ‘shared values’ of the world’s biggest democracies. Speaking to an audience of young people, the US president reiterated that the... Read more
Model-turned-actor Iman Ali is all set to grace the silver screen later this year with the soon- to- be released movie, Mah-e-Meer. The movie, which is based on the life and works of Urdu poet Mir Taqi Mir, also stars film and television actor Fahad Mustafa, Sanam Saeed, Ala... Read more
COAS announces to pullout Army from FATA after restoration of peace
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif reiterated that Pakistani military  would stay in tribal areas until the restoration of peace. COAS visited Mohmand Agency (FATA) right after reaching back from his visit to China. According to DG Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said “Appreciating the tribesmen for playing a... Read more
Pakistani warplanes mow down 76 militants
Pakistani warplanes pounded militant sanctuaries near the northwestern Afghan border Tuesday, killing a total of 76 militants, the military said. “In two separate precise aerial strikes, 76 terrorists including some foreigners were killed, near Datta Khel area of North Waziristan tribal district” the military said in a statement, Pakistani... Read more
The Karachi Eat Experience
Cannons to right of em.. Cannons to left of em.. charged the light brigade. Well not cannons.. But people yes.. people… people everywhere.. and like the proverbial light brigade (with due apologies to Lord Alfred Tennyson) we had to ‘slice’ though their ranks to get to the food as... Read more
Shocking development: CPLC Chief Ahmed Chinoy accused of kidnapping for ransom
Rangers have raided the house of Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) chief Ahmed Chinoy, in an absolutely shocking development. The had “allegedly” recovered a kidnapped boy along with Rs1.5 million, allegedly being given to Chinoy by the boy’s mother for his release. This news could not however, be independently verified.... Read more
National level power breakdown.. Again
 Thick  fog and leakage from a gas pipeline caused 11 units of the Guddu Thermal Power Plant to shut down due to tripping, officials said earlier today. The tripping of these 11 units caused suspension of electricity for 12 hours in various areas of Sindh, Balochistan and Punjab. Authorities... Read more
Massive blackouts: Pakistan asks US & China for help
Some hard questions are being asked even as the power situation was stabilized yesterday after the weekend blackout. “The government has sought support from China and the United States to introduce technology that could prevent nationwide cascading power breakdowns due to sabotage”, Water and Power Minister Khwaja Mohammad Asif... Read more
Landmine Blast in Dera Murad Jamali kills 5
At least five people were killed and one injured when a pick-up truck hit a landmine in the southwestern province of Balochistan yesterday, officials said. The incident happened in the Chattar area of Dera Murad district, around 160 miles (257 kilometres) southeast of the provincial capital of Quetta. “Five... Read more
Road accident: 4 die in Abbotabad
At least four people died while several others were injured after a car plunged into gorge today  morning in Abbottabad district. The mishap took place on Bagh Road when a vehicle fell into gorge, resultantly four people expired on the spot while several others sustained injuries. The bodies and... Read more