NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Gunman commits suicide after murdering 3 women
A gunman committed suicide after killing three women of a family on Wednesday evening. According to eye witnesses, the shooter identified opened fire on a car killing three women near the Qaddafi Stadium. According to initial police reports, the shooter identified as Bashir, opened fire on a car killing two... Read more
Clashes in Bannu: 4 terrorists killed 2 injured
Earlier today clashes between security forces and militants in Bannu’s Jani Khel area have left four dead and two injured As security forces carried out a search operation in the area, they came face to face with militants and resorted to a clash. Security personnel overpowered the militants, leaving... Read more
Arrest warrants issued for 5 witnesses in BB murder case
An anti-terrorism court in Rawalpindi issued today arrest warrants for five key witnesses in the Benazir Bhutto murder case. Arrest warrants have been issued for SSP Loralai Ashfaq Anwar, SP Javed Khan, Assistant Director FIA Khalid Jamil, one Nisar Khan and a Bilawal House employee, Mehrani. The court has... Read more
Salmaan Taseer Murder case cannot be transferred to Military court: IHC
The Islamabad High Court (IHC)  observed that the appeal of Malik Mumtaz Qadri, the self-confessed killer of former Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer, cannot be transferred to the military courts. On February 14, 2011 Qadri was formally indicted by an anti-terrorism court (ATC) when he confessed to killing Salmaan Taseer... Read more
Kalash delegation mugged in Lahore
An India-bound Kalash delegation that was mugged in Lahore on Saturday by men donning police uniforms is trying to get justice. The 10-member delegation, comprising four women and six men, was on its way to India to attend a conference when it got mugged in the limits of Islampura... Read more
Pakistan lost all 6 warm up matches before 1992 world cup: Inzamam
Former Pakistan cricket  legend Inzamamul Haq said that he “doesn’t mind” another defeat against India if Pakistan can life the World Cup trophy on March 29, according to media reports. The batting legend hinted that India will have a an advantage over Pakistan having spent so much time in... Read more
78 year British pensioner saddled with Pounds 4.742 billion tax bill
A pensioner who received an unpaid bill of more than £4.7bn says the tax man must have mistaken him for tycoon Richard Branson. Doug Yeomans, 78, from Shardlow, Derbyshire, England said the letter from HM Revenue & Customs ordered that a direct debit of almost £950m a month would... Read more
Gadgets interfere with sleep patterns of young adults
According to a research study, over use of smartphones and computers throughout the day can worsen quality of sleep in young adults. Researchers surveyed almost 10,000 teenagers aged 16-19 in Norway and concluded that recommendations on use of gadgets should be updated, and extended to tablets and smartphones. Total... Read more
Last minute reprieve: Sarwar’s execution stayed
The execution of Shoaib Sarwar, convicted for murder of a policeman’s son, was stayed after last-minute intervention by President Mamnoon Hussain. Sarwar was sentenced to death for the murder of the son of a police inspector in Wah Cantonment in 1998. His family had argued that he was only... Read more
Govt demands K-Electric stop using National grid power
The standoff between K-Electric and the water and power ministry continues on as the ministry said it had demanded that the privately-owned utility company start utilising the full capacity of its power plants, but stopped short of threatening to cut off power supply from the national grid to the... Read more
Indian govt. bent on changing Kashmir’s demographics: Pak Foreign Sec.
 Pakistan’s Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry earlier today accused the Indian government of deliberately altering the demographic makeup of Jammu and Kashmir by settling non-state citizens in Indian-held Kashmir and turning its Muslim majority into a minority by dividing the population on ethnic, religious and communal lines. “No elections in... Read more
Tackling terror may take weeks,months.. or even years: Ch. Nisar
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said earlier today that terrorism cannot be resolved immediately and that tackling it may take weeks, month or even years. Addressing a session of the National Assembly, the interior minister said that inevitably there is always a reaction to a military operation, adding... Read more
NBP Bangladesh: NA asks NAB to probe fraud of Rs.18.5b
A Forensic audit report holds 61 officials responsible for the loss of Rs18.5 billion in Bangladesh operations of The National Bank of Pakistan. A parliamentary panel has referred the scam to the National Accountability Bureau to catch the culprits and recover the money. The decision to involve the country’s... Read more
KSE market Watch: Stocks remain stable
The trading in equities opened positive yesterday and continued to push the market to fresh highs with the benchmark index closing above 34,800 points. The Karachi Stock Exchange’s (KSE) benchmark 100-share index closed the day’s trading with an increase of 0.43% or 150.20 points at 34,826.51. Oil marketing giant... Read more