IMF Mission holds discussions with Pakistan on economic developments
The visiting International Monetary Fund (IMF) Post Programme Monitoring Mission held various rounds of technical discussions over the last...
Shaan launches publicity campaign of film “Arth 2” in Karachi
After launching publicity campaign of his film “Arth 2” in Lahore, film star Shaan has started its publicity in...
Over 300 Baloch rebels surrender arms in Quetta
More than 300 Baloch rebels including 17 commanders, surrendered their arms during an event at Balochistan Assembly Saturday morning....
Dhoni insists underperforming India primed for World Cup
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni insisted Friday his team will be primed for their upcoming World Cup title defence, despite ending a miserable tour of Australia without a win. India bowed out of the one-day international tri-series with another poor batting effort, which condemned them to defeat in their clash with England at the WACA Ground in Perth.... Read more
Second baby boy for Shakira and footballer Pique
Colombian pop star Shakira has given birth to her second child with Barcelona footballer Gerard Pique in Spain, their family said on Friday. Shakira, 37, gave birth to baby Sacha late Thursday in the Teknon clinic in Barcelona, a family source told AFP. “He was born last night. Both mother and baby are well,” the... Read more
Hezbollah warns Israel it won’t tolerate more attacks
Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah told thousands of supporters in south Beirut that Hezbollah does not fear war and is ready if Israel provokes further violence. It was Nasrallah’s first comments since six Hezbollah fighters and an Iranian general were killed on Jan. 18 in an Israeli-air strike in Syria. The group... Read more
MWM to shut down Sindh Saturday
Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) has called for a shutter-down strikes in Sindh on Saturday to protest over Shikarpur attack. Leaders of the MWM had also announced three-day nationwide mourning to condole the deaths of Shikarpur blast victims.Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid-e-Azam, transporters, and trader bodies have also... Read more
Laser inventor dies at 99

Laser inventor dies at 99

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Charles Townes, who shared the 1964 Nobel Prize in Physics for invention of the laser, a feat that revolutionized science, medicine, telecommunications and entertainment, has died at age 99, the University of California at Berkeley reported. Townes, a native of South Carolina, recalled that the idea for how to... Read more
Middle East countries funding seminaries in Pakistan
During today’s session of the Senate, Minister of State for Interior Baligur Rehman informed the House that Middle Eastern countries namely Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Iran and the United Arab Emirates were giving aid to religious seminaries in three provinces. The information was compiled on the basis of a... Read more
Almost 50 dead in massive bomb attack in Imambargah in Shikarpur
At least 49 people were killed and 55 others were injured in an explosion inside a central imambargah in Sindh province’s Shikarpur district earlier today. Civil Hospital Shikarpur issued a list of 49 victims out of whom 46 bodies had been identified whereas the identity of 3 others was... Read more
Peshawar artists in Karachi
An exhibition of seven contemporary artists from Peshawar opened at the FOMMA Art Centre in DHA. There are a few strands to Jehanzeb Malik’s paintings, foremost of which is angst. His characters have an aura of melancholy around them. It’s not difficult to spot them that they hail from... Read more
Another deathrow inmate to end on the gallows soon
Another condemned prisoner is all set to be hanged in Punjab’s Haripur central jail as authorities received his death warrants yesterday. Convicted murderer Shoaib Sarwar is likely to be executed in the next 72 hours. Sarwar is the first civilian who is to be executed for a non-terror related... Read more
North Korea’s reclusive leader off to Moscow?
North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un looks set to take an initial, tentative step onto the global stage with a visit in May to Russia — his first trip abroad since coming to power three years ago. Moscow will be comrade Kim’s diplomatic “coming out” and minutely scrutinised, especially with... Read more
26 die in synchronized terror attacks in Egypt
Militants fired a barrage of rockets and set off a car bomb earlier yesterday killing at least 26 people, mostly soldiers, in Egypt’s North Sinai province, where security forces are battling a raging Islamist insurgency. The deadly assaults were swiftly claimed by the Egyptian affiliate of the Islamic State... Read more
Indian Shelling injures women
 At least two women were injured as Indian troops resorted to unprovoked firing at Line of Control (LoC) at Charwa sector near Sialkot early morning today. Pakistani troops  responded the to uncalled for Indian firing and silenced their guns effectively. In the first week of this month, four civilians... Read more
8 criminals arrested in Baluchistan province earlier today
Law enforcement agencies arrested eight criminals, including a key commander of a banned terrorist outfit from two separate areas of Balochistan earlier today. According to reports, sensitive agencies arrested three members of a banned terrorist outfit, including its key commander, from remote areas of Pishin. A huge cache of... Read more
Altaf Hussain takes back his resignation.. Again
Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) London-based leader, who had earlier decided to quit his party as its supreme leader, “My dear workers, be happy as I am not going to leave you. I will see you through until the end come what may,” Hussain said while tele-addressing a large number... Read more