Mobile phone import decline by 5.78%
The import of mobile phones during fiscal year 2016-17 fell by 5.78 per cent as compared to same period...
SC lambastes DG PEMRA for submitting incomplete transcript of Nehal Hashmi’s speech
The Supreme Court has expressed displeasure over submission of an incomplete speech transcript of Senator Nehal Hashmi by the...
Pakistan’s economy expected to subside: IMF
After a better than expected performance with five percent growth in 2016, the economies of countries in the Middle...
PCB denies rushing Aamer back into international cricket
Pakistan’s cricket chief Saturday denied that Mohammad Aamer is being fast-tracked back into international cricket after a five-year ban, saying he will be monitored “on and off the field” before his re-entry. The 22-year-old was on Thursday cleared to play in the domestic cricket by the sport’s top governing... Read more
Dar urges Reham Khan to mediate over judicial commission issue
In a desperation, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar has urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief’s wife Reham Khan, to bring Imran Khan at a point where he would agree on terms of judicial commission the government has offered. Dar in a mocking tone while talking to media in Islamabad said “If Reham persuades the... Read more
“Berlin to Lahore” mesmerises audiences
Defining fusion, a band of Pakistani and German musicians ‘Berlin to Lahore‘ created  beautiful  harmonies that  transcend cultures and language barriers at a concert organised by Goethe-Institut at Kuch Khaas earlier this week. The performance kicked off with a pleasantly thematic tune ‘I love travelling’, which introduced the instrument... Read more
New Zealand beat Pakistan by seven wickets
New Zealand cruised to a seven-wicket win over an underdone Pakistan in the first of their two one-day internationals in Wellington on Saturday. After removing Pakistan for 210 in the 46th over, New Zealand reached their target in the 40th over with Grant Elliott now out 64 and Ross... Read more
IS loses its Chemical weapons specialist in US air Strike
A US-led coalition air strike killed a chemical weapons specialist with the self proclaimed “Islamic State” group in Iraq who once worked for Saddam Hussein, US military officers said yesterday. The air raid carried out last Saturday near Mosul took out Abu Malik, whose training “provided the terrorist group... Read more
Petroleum product prices slashed!
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today announced further reduction in domestic prices of various petroleum products in the wake of falling international prices. Talking to media here, he said that the federal government has decided to cut petrol price by Rs7.99 a litre to Rs70.29. PM Sharif said that high... Read more
Kiwis Crush Pakistan by 7 wickets to win 1st ODI
 New Zealand beat Pakistan by 7 wickets in first one-day international (ODI) that was played at Wellington Stadium today. New Zealand cruised to a seven-wicket win over an underdone Pakistan in the first of their two one-day internationals in Wellington. After removing Pakistan for 210 in the 46th over,... Read more
NA-122: Election Tribunal reserves judgement on IK’s application
Earlier today an Election Tribunal reserved its judgement on an application filed by Chairman PTI Imran Khan against the Local Commission that compiled a report on the alleged rigging in NA-122. Khan had contended in his application that the Local Commission’s statements on the media created a negative impact... Read more
Shikarpur Blast: Sindh seeks intelligence from Baluchistan
Sindh government earlier today, sought intelligence sharing with Balochistan government to probe into the Shikarpur bomb blast that killed 60 people yesterday. According to reports, the terror activity seemed similar to the terror activities that were conducted in Balochistan. Sectarian terrorists targeted the Imambargah (a Shiite mosque) in Shikarpur,... Read more
Vehicles set ablaze as parties call for province wide strike
A bus and a traller were set ablaze during a protest demonstration against the Shikarpur bomb blast in Karachi. The vehicles were burnt near the airport, at Shara-e-Faisal, Karachi. Majlis-e-Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) has shut down the province of Sindh today to protest against the government’s failure to fend off... Read more
New book lifts lid on court of Britain’s Prince Charles
A new biography of Britain s Prince Charles reveals how his inner circle is riven with backstabbing and infighting, according to extracts published by The Times newspaper Saturday. Charles s household has been nicknamed “Wolf Hall” after Hilary Mantel s historical novel about the brutal, conniving court of Henry VIII in the 16th century, the biography says. It adds that the son of Queen... Read more
1st ODI: Pakistan out for 210 against New Zealand
Shahid Afridi and Misbah-ul-Haq lifted an underdone Pakistan to 210 after being sent into bat first against New Zealand in their opening one-day international in Wellington on Saturday. They came together with Pakistan struggling at 127-6 in the 36th over, and cracked a whirlwind 71 in 38 deliveries to... Read more
Shikarpur Imamabargah bombing toll hits 60
A powerful bomb tore through a packed  Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 60 people in the country’s deadliest sectarian attack in nearly two years. Sectarian terrorists targeted the Imambargah (a Shiite mosque) in Shikarpur in Sindh province, around 470 kilometres (300 miles) north of... Read more
A C-130 plane airlifts Shikarpur victims to Karachi
A number of seriously injured in Shikarpur carnage were airlifted to Karachi on Friday night. In a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations said”Pakistani military scrambled a C-130 Hercules to Shikarpur on the behest of the federation following a request from the Sindh government,” The  number of injured... Read more