Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
Terrorists storm Imambargah in Peshawar during Friday Prayers: 19 dead
Militants attacked an Imambargah in Peshawar, killing at least 19 people and wounding over 50 others. KPK Information Minister, Mushtaq Ghani, told the media that it was a suicide attack that has left 19 people dead. Three to four attackers entered Imamia Imambargah in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area during Friday... Read more
2 convicted murderers hanged in AJK today
Two death row prisoners convicted in a murder case were executed in Mirpur center jail in Azad Kashmir early morning today. The condemned prisoners Muhammad Riaz and Muhammad Fayaz – hanged for a non-terror related charge — were convicted in 2005 murder of former president Supreme Court Bar Fazl... Read more
UNSC permanent seat for India not acceptable: Nawaz tells Obama
Sounding out Pakistan’s serious reservations, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterdayday made it clear to US President Barack Obama that India was not eligible to have a permanent seat in United Nations Security Council (UNSC), Foreign Office said. “India has been violating the UN resolutions in the occupied Kashmir for... Read more
2 dead bodies found in Karachi
At least two dead bodies were found from two different areas of Karachi earlier today. According to the police, the dead bodies were found from Manghopir and Chishti Nagar areas. Meanwhile, two people sustained bullet injuries in a firing incident that took place near Mohajir Chowk, Orangi Town area... Read more
3 men 1 woman dies in road mishap near Hub
At least four people, including a woman, were killed in a road accident near Hub town close to Karachi, earlier today. According to reports, the accident took place near Windar area of Hub where three vehicles collided with each other, leaving four people dead. The dead bodies were shifted... Read more
Indian PM Modi telephones PM Sharif early morning today
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi telephoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today early morning. During their telephone conversation, both the leaders discussed the current state of relations between the two nuclear-armed nations. PM Sharif stressed over cordial relations between the two countries which are essential for peace in South Asia.... Read more
Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto did not sacrifice life to help Zardari become a billionaire: Zulfiqar Mirza
Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP)  Zulfiqar Mirza,  sent the party leadership looking for salve after he once again scorched the party co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari in a blistering statement. “Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto did not sacrifice her life to help Mr Zardari become a billionaire,” Mirza remarked. Except for Bilawal... Read more
ICC World Cup: Ahmed Shehzad suffers Injury
Pakistan’s opening batsman, Ahmed Shezad has injured with a minor fracture after being hit  by a bouncer from Ahsan Adil. Shehzad will be monitored closely over the next 48 hours and may have to undergo decompression on the fracture if his pain does not subside. The incident took place... Read more
Waqar backs Younis despite bad form
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis on Thursday backed senior batsman Younis Khan to return to form in the World Cup despite a worrying slump. The 37-year-old has managed just 1, 7, 9, 11, 25 and 19 in the six matches Pakistan have played since arriving in New Zealand last month.... Read more
Sindh Government all set to regularise all Sindh madrassahs: Memon
Provincial Minister for Information Sharjeel Inam Memon on Thursday said that a decision has been made to regularise all Islamic Madrassahs (seminaries) in Sindh. According to sources,  speaking during a meeting of the provincial apex committee held at the CM House, memo briefed that a per National Action Plan (NAP) 64... Read more
Pakistan forex reserves surge to $15.238bn
Total liquid foreign reserves of the country surged to dollar 15.23802 billion, said a statement of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) here on Thursday. It said that foreign reserves held by State Bank on Feb 6, amounted dollars 10.41606 billion and the net foreign reserves held by other banks... Read more
Facebook to allow users to nominate heirs in case of User’s demise
A new feature introduced by the social networking giant facebook today allows users to choose a ‘legacy contact’ who will inherit your account after you die. “Facebook is a place to share and connect with friends and family. For many of us, it’s also a place to remember and... Read more