Dr. Asim Hussain leads prayer
Former petroleum minister and close aide of co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari Dr. Asim Hussain led...
Govt re-appoints Dr. Irshad as FBR chairman
The federal government has appointed Dr. Irshad as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue. According to sources sources, a...
Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
FBR fail yet again to meet its targets
 Even though an unprecedented Rs390 billion in new taxes has been imposed through four mini budgets in a single fiscal year, the tax machinery has failed to achieve its revenue target and is making attempts to conceal its dismal performance. After posting negative growth in its revenue collection in January,... Read more
Youtube resurfaced for some time in Karachi.. And got blocked again
Popular video sharing site Youtube.com, was accessible for some time in karachi  as some Internet Service Providers (ISPs) unblocked it in parts in different areas of the city. The Pakistani government had blocked the video-sharing website in September, 2012 after the former’s request to block blasphemous video ‘Innocence of... Read more
Abeera murder case: Tooba confesses killing by poisoning
Lahore: The main suspect in the Abeera murder case,  Izma Rao alias Tooba, has confessed to killing the  by poisoning her yoghurt. SSP Investigations Rana Saleem talking to media said that Tooba’s friend Farooq-ur-Rehman and Zeeshan were also involved in the murder. He further added that Zeeshan provided poison to to Tooba. All three of... Read more
Expo Pakistan 2015: Pakistani businesses bag orders worth millions of dollars
TDAP (The Trade Development Authority of Pakistan)  stated to the press that Pakistan has secured orders of tractor wheel rims, tents and canvas cloth from Morocco and Saudi Arabia during the 9th edition of Expo Pakistan 2015. The Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between Moroccan and Saudi companies were signed... Read more
Gilgit Jailbreak: Nanga Parbat attack suspect still missing
Gilgit: Key suspects of Nanga Parbat 2013 massacre of nine foreign climbers, escaped from the Gilgit district jail on Friday. In 2013 militants clad in paramilitary uniforms stormed the Nanga Parbat base camp and shot dead nine mountaineers, five Ukrainians, three Chinese and a Russian along with Pakistani guides. Janud-e-Hafsa faction... Read more
Afghan avalanche victims: Pakistan sends relief goods
Pakistan has dispatched two C-130 aircraft of relief goods for victims of the avalanches in Afghanistan, on Saturday. In a press released issued by the ISPR stated “To express solidarity with their Afghan brethern Two C130 aircraft including were dispatched today from Nur Khan airbase carrying relief goods for affecttees... Read more
New Zealand down Australia to reach last eight
ew Zealand reached the World Cup quarter-finals Saturday in a nail-biting one-wicket win over Australia in an Eden Park classic which saw them almost suffer an embarrassing collapse in pursuit of just 152. Sitting comfortably at 78-1, the Black Caps were crippled by sudden stage-fright as their next eight... Read more
IS terror group’s Jihadi John unmasked
The masked murderer called “Jihadi John”  by the media,  who fronted the self styled “Islamic State” beheading videos has been identified as Mohammed Emwazi, a British computer programming graduate from a well-to-do London family. The black-clad militant brandishing a knife and speaking with an English accent was shown in videos... Read more
Prominent anti Putin Politician shot dead in Russia
Boris Nemtsov, a prominent Russian opposition politician and former deputy prime minister, has been shot dead in central Moscow, the Interior Ministry said early today. Nemtsov, 55, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin, had been due to take part on Sunday in the first big opposition protest in... Read more
Unimagined barbarity: ISIL destroys world heritage
French President Francois Hollande on Friday condemned the “barbaric” destruction by Islamic State militants of priceless ancient artefacts in Iraq’s city of Mosul. “Barbarism affects people, history, memories, culture,” Hollande told reporters in Manila at the end of a two-day trip to the Philippines. “What the terrorists want to... Read more
Cloudburst: Karachi receives rainfall…More expected
The rain forecast for Karachi by the Met. office was correct this time as most areas of the megacity received light to heavy showers inundating streets and roads late Friday night. The areas that received downpours include Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Gulistan-e-Jauhar, Sharah-e-Faisal and Lucky Star area, Malir, Airport and Safoora Chowrangi.... Read more
MQM’s Altaf asks CJP to intervene
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain wrote a letter to chief justice of Pakistan urging for a befitting role of the Supreme Court to break the current political imbroglio. He expressed his concern over the lingering crisis involving upcoming Senate elections, In a statement issued from the party’s... Read more
8 year old girl sexualy assaulted by elderly man
An eight-year-old girl was sexually assaulted by a 65-year-old resident of Akora Khattak a few days ago in the limits of the Akora Khattak police station. Muslima*, a resident of Akora Khattak, told the police that her eight-year-old daughter Maheen* was playing outside her house, when a man, identified... Read more
Pakistan summon spirit of Imran Khan and 1992
BRISBANE: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq summoned up the spirit of Imran Khan and his 1992 World Cup warriors on Saturday as the strife-hit Asian giants look to salvage their 2015 campaign. Pakistan, engulfed by a series of on and off-field controversies, have lost both of their opening two games —... Read more