Khamenei terms Saudis as America’s ‘milking cow’
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei launched a fierce attack against regional rival Saudi Arabia, saying it was being...
BlackBerry, Qualcomm decide on final amount to resolve royalty dispute
Canada’s BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday that US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has agreed to pay the software maker $940...
Youm-e-Takbeer being celebrated today
Youm-e-Takbeer is being observed today to commemorate the historic nuclear tests Pakistan conducted on this day in 1998. Pakistan...
DDLJ to keep rolling on silver screen
A Bollywood film that was ending its record-breaking 1,009-week run at a Mumbai cinema is to keep rolling after a public outcry for its continued screening. The romantic comedy “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge”, which translates as “The Brave-Hearted Will Take The Bride”, first began showing at Mumbai’s Maratha Mandir... Read more
Federer sorry for hurting Pakistan cricket fans
DUBAI: Roger Federer has apologised for getting caught up in the bitter rivalry between Indian and Pakistani cricket fans after he was pictured admiring the blue shirt of World Cup champions India in a marketing photo-shoot. The 17-time Grand Slam title winner shares the same sponsor as the Indian... Read more
1 of the main executors of the APS Peshawar carnage arrested!
One of the main executors of the December 16 Peshawar school attack, Taj Muhammad alias Rizwan, was arrested in an intelligence-based operation today According to the ISPR, Taj Muhammad was the commander of one of the two groups that attacked the Army Public School in Peshawar, in which over... Read more
IS(IL) Terror outfit threat: FO to brief senate
A bipartisan parliamentary panel will discuss the potential threat posed by the self styled  ‘Islamic State’ (or Daish as it is known in arabic) to Pakistan, amid reports that the ruthless terror outfit is seeking a foothold in the country. The issue would be discussed during the meeting of... Read more
Follow the approach of Imran Khan’s cornered tigers: PCB chief to cricket team
PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board) chairman Shahryar Khan  said he was confident Pakistan would reach the quarter-finals of the World Cup and called on the team to follow the same approach as Imran Khan’s ‘cornered tigers’ . While addressing a press conference today, Khan pointed out that Pakistan was in... Read more
Rock sensation Atif Aslam may release fresh new song on birthday
Singer Atif Aslam is likely to trill his fans with a new song on his 32nd birthday on March 12. Known for being accessible to his fans whenever possible, Atif says he might do something special for his music lovers, whom he fondly calls Aadeez, on his forthcoming birthday.... Read more
Coming soon: Same sex couples to have own babies
 Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist, have shown that stem cells from the skin of two adults of the same sex can be used to make human egg and sperm cells. Scientists at Cambridge University collaborated with Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science and used stem cell lines from embryos... Read more
Self Styled Islamic State parades captives in cages
The Islamic State released a new video yesterday purporting to show captured Kurdish peshmerga fighters paraded through Iraqi streets in cages. The video shows 21 captives presented as 16 peshmerga fighters, two Iraqi army officers and three policemen from Kirkuk, a city about 240 kilometres (150 miles) north of... Read more
Reuters Pak-Afghan bureau chief found dead in Islamabad
Pakistan and Afghanistan bureau chief for Reuters, Maria Golovnina, was found dead at her residence located in Sector F-8 in Islamabad earlier today according to the police. The police said that Golovnina, a Russian reporter, went to office and came back in the afternoon as she was not feeling... Read more
Govt hopes to raise $600b through sale of HBL Stake
Attempting to meet International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan conditions, the government is expected to raise $600 million next month by selling a stake in Habib Bank Limited (HBL). The government owns a 42% stake in the bank — the country’s biggest lender by assets. According to Bloomberg, the government... Read more
Moin Khan in Casino? PCB demands clarification
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sought earlier today,  clarification from Chief Selector Moin Khan over his visit to a casino ahead of the Pakistan-West Indies World Cup match held in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Saturday, Express News reported. PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan is reportedly majorly  upset over the chief... Read more
Pakistan trains elite mountain cops unit
Police in Pakistan’s far north have set up a special high-altitude unit in a bid to entice back climbers after a group of foreign mountaineers were massacred by militants in the region in 2013. The new 50-strong unit will be trained by professional climbers and equipped with special gear... Read more
Imran Khan threatens yet another street protest
PTI chief Imran Khan earlier yesterday said Nawaz Sharif-led PML-N government has started pre-poll rigging in Gilgit Baltistan (GB) by nominating Barjees Tahir as governor, and warned of taking to the street if rigging took place. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman said that Nawaz has appointed his own ‘umpire’ but PTI... Read more
Kutchhi Rabta Committee celebrates its 6th anniversary today
The Kutchhi and Baloch communities of Lyari are the flowers of one bouquet, said former ambassador to the United Nations Abdullah Hussain Haroon. He was speaking at the sixth anniversary commemoration of the Kutchhi Rabta Committee (KRC) at Ibrahim Hyderi on Sunday. The programme also paid homage to the... Read more