NBC sacks newsman Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct
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...
PPP Top brass barring Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari from politics: Zulfqar Mirza
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Zulfqar Mirza alleged top brass of his party of barring Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari from taking part in active politics of Pakistan. The former home minister of Sindh said while talking to local news channel “Samaa Tv” said  “No one can stop Bilwal from... Read more
Disaster at sea: Over 300 parish while looking for a better life
More than 300 migrants were feared drowned earlier today, after their overcrowded dinghies sank in the Mediterranean, the latest large scale boat disaster on the perilous crossing from Africa to Europe. The victims were  migrants mainly from sub-Saharan Africa who had left the coast of Libya at the weekend... Read more
Foreign remittances surge above $10b in past 7 months
Pakistan received over $10.3 billion remittances in the first seven months (July-Jan) of this fiscal year, a growth of 14.6 per cent year-on-year, the State Bank said in a statement issued yesterday. According to data released by the SBP, remittances kept increasing each month with a substantial growth rate... Read more
KSE Market Watch: Return of the bears
Stocks continued their downward movement for the second consecutive day yesterday as the KSE-100 index shed 137.41 points to settle at 34,432.89. The market experienced high degree of volatility as it began on a positive note with intra-day gain of 162 points at 34,731.94. Yet, the index was unable... Read more
Drone attack near Pak Afghan Border: 9 suspected terrorists killed
At least nine suspected militants were killed and scores of others injured today in a drone strike in the Nazyan area of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province. Official sources told the media that the drone fired two missiles on a compound in the Nazyan area of Nangarhar near the Pak-Afghan border,... Read more
World cup 2015: Greenshirts Beat England in Warm up match
 Skipper Misbahul Haq’s fantastic 91 runs off 99 balls guided Pakistan chase England’s 251-run target in their World Cup warm-up match in Sydney earlier today. England had won the toss and scored 250 runs on the board while batting first. After fall of four wickets on just 78 runs,... Read more
Pop icon Ali Haider set to release fresh album on V day
Singer-actor Ali Haider is set to release his album Koi Aisi Baat on Valentine’s Day,  as par local media reports. The title song of the album has been posted on Ali’s Facebook fan page. The album’s soundtrack also features a World Cup anthem, which is dedicated to the Pakistani... Read more
Harvard varsity bans sex between students and professors
World renowned Harvard University has banned its faculty members from having sex with undergraduates, revising a (code of) conduct policy that school officials decided did not sufficiently recognize the “unequal status” between professors and students. The change, which was first reported by Bloomberg on Thursday, came about as part... Read more
Hate crime: 3 young Muslims murdered in USA
Police have arrested a gunman in the killing of three Muslim students — including a husband and wife — in the university town of Chapel Hill in North Carolina, US news reports stated earlier today. The shooter, identified as Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, was being held in Durham County... Read more
Uzair Baloch’s extradition delayed due to insufficient documentation
Pakistani team, which was off to Dubai to arrest feared Lyari gang lord Uzair Baloch, has failed to approach him due to incomplete legal documentation, local media reported earlier today. As per details, the administration stated that the Pakistan team would not be allowed to approach Uzair Baloch until... Read more
Salman Taseer murder: IHC reserves judgement on Appeal
Islamabad High Court earlier today, reserved a judgement on the murder appeal of Mumtaz Qadri, the self-confessed killer of Salman Taseer against his conviction, after councils from both parties have concluded their arguments. A two-member bench comprising Justice Noorul Haq N Qureshi and Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui reserved the... Read more
Pak-India match could be most-watched game in history: ICC
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 is set to kick off with a bang, with capacity crowds tipped to roll into four venues across Australia and New Zealand. Tickets for the much-anticipated clash between traditional rivals Pakistan and India at Adelaide Oval sold out in just 20 minutes when... Read more
Multitalented Diva Deepika to sing in upcoming movie
After actors like Alia Bhatt and Shraddha Kapoor, it is Deepika Padukone‘s turn to lend her voice to one of the songs of her upcoming movie ‘Tamasha’, reported the Indian media. ‘Tamasha’ is being directed  by ace director Imtiaz Ali, who has given hits like ‘Highway’ in the past... Read more
AIB roast show verbal violence: Aamir Khan
Actor Aamir says he doesn’t find the content of AIB roast featuring Karan Johar, Arjun Kapoor and Ranveer Singh funny. In fact, for him the show was verbally violent, as par Indian media reports. Aamir said at a public event that insulting someone is not funny and does not... Read more