Dr. Asim Hussain leads prayer
Former petroleum minister and close aide of co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari Dr. Asim Hussain led...
Govt re-appoints Dr. Irshad as FBR chairman
The federal government has appointed Dr. Irshad as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue. According to sources sources, a...
Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
Govt considering abolision of regulatory duty on imported cars
Though it has been planning for well over  two years now, the government has still not  finished the process of finalising an investor-friendly auto policy. It is now considering a proposal to abolish regulatory duty on the import of new cars in the upcoming auto policy to break the... Read more
Pakistani drama and television actors are popular in India : Naseeruddin Shah
Karachi: Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah has said that Pakistani movies should also be  screened in Indian. Shah while speaking to youth in a theater workshop at Karachi’s Arts Council  said  that Pakistani drama and television actors are popular in India  and Indian producers are deeply impressed by Pakistani actors. Shah... Read more
Iran blows up (replica) US aircraft carrier
 Iran’s Revolutionary Guards blew up a replica American aircraft carrier as they staged naval exercises in the Strait of Hormuz on yesterday. The exercises were held just a few hundred kilometres away from American warships engaged in the battle  against the self styled “Islamic State” terror outfit. The three branches of... Read more
PM Nawaz in Karachi today

PM Nawaz in Karachi today

Sindh February 26, 2015 0

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived in Karachi earlier today for a one-day visit to preside over the Sindh apex committee meeting and to tend to other official duties. Prime Minister Nawaz and other officials will be discussing the implementation of the National Action Plan in the meeting. The premier... Read more
World leaders shameful and ineffective: Amnesty report
 “World leaders have proved “shameful and ineffective” in failing to protect civilians from groups like Islamic State (IS),” Amnesty International said yesterday, calling 2014 a “catastrophic” year. In its 415-page annual report detailing abuses in 160 countries, the group accused governments of “pretending the protection of civilians is beyond... Read more
Hundreds of Protesters clash with police in occupied Kashmir
 Hundreds of protesters clashed with police in Indian occupied  Kashmir yesterday after government forces killed a suspected rebel in an encounter, according to police sources. Three soldiers were also wounded in the battle, which began on Tuesday when government forces cordoned off the village of Heff, around 50 kilometres... Read more
Saeed Ajmal willing to play his part for world cup
 In a conversation between Saeed Ajmal and Abdul Qadir on a popular news channel ‘Dunya News’  show ‘On the Front’, Abdul Qadir said that Pakistan direly needs the services of Saeed Ajmal. He further added that even if Ajmal bowls with a fold on his eyes, he would fare... Read more
BISP’s new chairperson Marvi Memon vows to make a difference
Member, National Assembly (MNA) Marvi Memon earlier yesterday vowed to make the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) more effective for uplift and welfare of downtrodden segments of the society, especially women. Ms Memon, who has been appointed as Chairperson BISP, said she would make all out efforts to serve... Read more
Scotland hit 210 in Pool A match vs Afghanistan
Dunedin: Afghanistan’s pace bowlers, ably supported by captain Mohammad Nabi’s gentle off-spin, produced a superb bowling effort to dismiss Scotland for 210 in their World Cup Pool A clash in Dunedin on Thursday. Majid Haq (31) and Alasdair Evans (28) ground out a 62-run ninth-wicket partnership to ensure the Scots lasted the full 50 overs... Read more
Uzair Baloch likely to be handed over to FIA officials today
Dubai: Lyari’s gang-war most wanted man Uzair Jan Baloch is expected to hand him to Pakistani authorities on Thursday. According to sources, Baloch will be produced today before a Dubai court  and after formal transfer of the criminal’s custody, the officials of Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) will bring... Read more
Four sentenced to death for Lahore prison attack
An anti-terrorism court on Wednesday sentenced four militants to death for killing 10 prison staff in an attack in Lahore three years ago, officials said. The four men belonging to Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a militant group with links to al Qaeda, shot dead the officers as they slept during... Read more