China’s Vice Premier lauds Pakistani media role for promotion of CPEC, BRI
Highlighting the importance of media, China’s Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli has lauded the support and active role of Pakistani...
No Indian boots on the ground in Afghanistan: defence minister
India will not deploy troops in Afghanistan, its defence minister said Tuesday, but promised to boost support for a...
Dawoodi Bohras in the Mainstream
It has been almost 19 years since the Syedna or the spiritual leader of the Bohra community has graced...
YouTube to remain blocked in Pakistan ‘indefinitely’: officials
YouTube will remain blocked in Pakistan ‘indefinitely’, an official said Saturday, as experts have failed to find a way to filter content deemed offensive and blasphemous in the Muslim majority country. The video-sharing website has been blocked in Pakistan since September 2012 over its hosting of the “Innocence of... Read more
Military courts to try 12 terror suspects: DG ISPR
Military courts trial 12 cases related to terrorism. In a statement on Twitter, DG Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt. Gen Asim Bajwa said that 12 cases were sent to army by Interior Ministry and these cases were forwarded to interior ministry by provincial apex committee. Also read: SC hears... Read more
Police register FIR against Dilpasand’s owners
Police on Friday evening registered a first information report (FIR) against owners of the “Dilpasand” . After the court orders,  police has registered FIR against Abid and Saqib at the North Nazimabad police station. The case has been registered on behalf of Muhammad Ahmed Bari, the father of Kinza. Kinza,... Read more
US presses India to improve relations with neighbors
Amid persisting tensions between India and Pakistan, the United States has pressed New Delhi to take steps to improve relationships with its South Asian neighbors. Speaking in the backdrop of President Barack Obama’s visit to New Delhi last month, a State Department spokesperson described Washington’s relationship with both Pakistan... Read more
Textile exporters seek abolition of duty on yarn imports
The exporters of finished textile products responded to the government’s suggestion to increase import duty, by urging it to to not only drop the proposal but also abolish the existing 5% import duty on cotton yarn. The demand came at a press conference that was attended by the leaders of... Read more
FoodPanda eats EatOye
 Germany’s ‘Rocket Internet’  subsidiary  “Food Panda Global” has acquired its main competitor and Pakistan’s largest online food portal, EatOye, in a series of acquisitions to become the market leader in the region, the company announced yearlier yesterday. “With the recent acquisitions, Foodpanda becomes the market leader across Southeast Asia,” said Co-Founder and... Read more
Saeed Ajmal clears ICC bowling test
The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday cleared the bowling action of  Saeed Ajmal. According to ICC’s press release on official website, the bowling action of the off-spinner has been found to be legal and he can now resume bowling in international cricket However, according to the rules, Ajmal... Read more
China to be the robot capital of the world within next 2 years
China will have more robots operating in its production plants by 2017 than any other country in the world, as it speeds up automation of its car and electronics factories, the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) stated earlier this week. Already the biggest market in the $9.5 billion (6... Read more
IS claims US female hostage killed in Jordanian air strikes
The self styled “Islamic State”  that an American woman hostage it was holding in Syria was killed when Jordanian fighter jets bombed a building where she was being held. However  Jordanian officials were sceptical  about the terror outfit’s account of her death. In Washington, US officials said they could... Read more
Salmaan Taseer murder: IHC rejects Qadri’s counsel arguments
The hearing of appeal of Mumtaz Qadri, who killed Punjab governor Salman Taseer took an interesting turn on Friday hearing. Islamabad High Court (IHC) during the hearing appeal, remarked that even a judge cannot touch an accused after awarding him punishment, how the defence counsel insisted that a person can... Read more
PML(N) lady supporter chants “Go Nawaz Go”
PML(N) lady supporter started chanting “Go Nawaz Go” Instead of “Go Imran Go” outside Election Tribunal office in Lahore during the hearing of alleged rigging in NA-122. After chanting “go Nawaz go” slogans, PMLN lady supporter tried to  justify the mistake. A PML(N) local leader talking to media termed... Read more
Obama vows to work with Pakistan for regional stability
President Barack Obama Friday vowed cooperation between United States and Pakistan for strategic stability in South Asia. “We will continue to work with both India and Pakistan to promote strategic stability, combat terrorism, and advance regional economic integration in South and Central Asia,” said he while announcing his administration’s... Read more
Liyari Gangster Tauseef aka Bakri killed in a shootout
The law enforcers Friday night gunned down a key gangster after a fierce gun battle in Lyari. According to police “following a credible lead the Liyari gangster, Tauseef alias Bakri, from Shiraz Comrade Gang, was killed in a late night action.” According to another police official told media  that... Read more