Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
PM Nawaz seeks report of Islamabad Imambargah attack
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain today condemned the Islamabad Imambargah attack that left at least two people dead and 10 more injured. Taking notice of the incident, the prime minister sought a report of the (brazen) assault. Meanwhile, Federal Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan also... Read more
Zulfiqar Mirza has his membership of the PPP’s CEC cancelled
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) earlier today, cancelled senior leader and former home minister Dr. Zulfiqar Mirza’s membership of the party’s Central Executive Committee (CEC). The action was carried out after Mirza issued statements against the party’s leadership. Mirza was a senior member of the CEC. The decision to revoke Zulfiqar Mirza’s membership was made at... Read more
Sindh govt. negotiating with Shikarpur Blast victims’ families.
Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Memon says negotiations with Shuda Action Committee of Shikarpur have been successful and a draft would soon be finalized. Relatives and family members of victims of a deadly attack on a Shikharpur Imambargah have staged a sit-in in Karachi  to get their demands met. The... Read more
Imran Khan issued notice by election commission over undisclosed funds
The Election Commission of Pakistan earlier today issued notice to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan in relevance to foreign funds and advised him or his lawyer to submit a response till February 23. Akbar S Babar had filed a petition against PTI. The petitioner maintained that PTI had accumulated $2 million from... Read more
Sending Younis Khan as opener failed: Waqar
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis admitted the controversial experiment of using veteran batsman Younis Khan as an opener in the World Cup clash against India had failed. “The experiment to use Younis wasn t successful,” admitted  Waqar earlier today. “It s not too tough to drop a senior player but... Read more
6 year old girl buried alive
A man named Akram  buried alive a 6-year-old girl named Zahra. The dastardly act was committed by the man on advice of a fake Pir. The incident occurred at Hazaar Khan in Jatoi district of Muzaffargarh. The girl was given an anesthetic injection before lowering her into a grave... Read more
Lahore suicide attacker part of 6 member gang: Police
Startling facts have been unearthed during investigation of yesterday’s suicide attack outside Police Lines in Qila Gujar Singh area of Lahore which claimed lives of five people and wounded 25 others. According to sources, the suicide bomber entered the provincial capital along with another five terrorists few days ago.... Read more
Loud explosion/gunshots heard near Imambargah in garrison city
A loud explosion and gunshots have been heard in Kuri Road near the highway in Rawalpindi a few minutes ago. The blast has reportedly occurred near Masjid- Imambargah Qasr-Sakina. According to initial reports it was a suicide attack. The guard of the imambargah is said to have sacrificed his life while attempting to... Read more
Another JIT to investigate Baldia Town factory inferno
A new joint investigation team (JIT) has been formed to once again probe the 2012 Baldia Town factory inferno which claimed lives of more than 250 workers. The probe team formed on the directives of the federal government is being headed by Additional Inspector General of Sindh Police Khadim... Read more
Teenage heartthrob Justin Bieber has fans in places he has probably never even heard about at all. Recently, a video of  two as yet unknown girls enthusiastically singing their own version of his immensely popular first single, ‘Baby’ has gone viral on social media. One  can see two girls... Read more
KSE market Watch: Stocks remain stable
Stocks closed flat yesterday with the KSE-100 index showing a minor gain of 4.67 points to end at 33,801.11. The losing streak was broken early in the day and stocks managed to climb intra-day by 233.75 points. Yet at mid-day, investors rushed to book profit with individuals selling net... Read more
Dar concerned over prices of pulses and dairy products
Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar yesterday expressed concern over rise in prices of pulses and dairy products in the country despite declining trend in prices globally. “The prices of dairy products are declining globally, but the impact is not being reflected in the domestic prices,” the minister said while... Read more
SBP lowers inflation target for FY 14-15
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has revised the inflation target for fiscal year 2014-15. It is now projected to be in the range of 4.5 to 5.5 per cent against the annual target of 8pc. The bank attributed low inflation to falling oil prices primarily. The central bank... Read more
Qatar ready to offer LNG to Pakistan at lucrative rates
A top Pakistani energy official stated that Islamabad is expected to soon secure an extensive deal with Qatar for the import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to help alleviate the country’s energy crisis by fuelling its currently dormant power stations, a report published in The Wall Street Journal said.... Read more