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...
Historian claims Hitler lived to be 95
A Nazi-hunting author claimed Hitler faked his death and then fled to Paraguay via Argentina before settling in a small Brazilian town. Now archaeologists have discovered an outpost in a remote jungle in Argentina which is believed to have been built for some of the Führer’s top aides. German... Read more
Meera wages  war on Dengue mosquitoes in upcoming video
Featuring in the song ‘Dengue Mainu Larr Gai Hai’ sung by singer Tahir Tafu, Meera’s new venture aims to raise awareness about dengue and reduce the spectre of fear surrounding the deadly dengue mosquito. The song is sung in Punjabi and there’s a bit of rap in there as... Read more
Another blogger hacked to death in Dhaka
A blogger was hacked to death in the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka yesterday, in the latest gruesome attack on the country’s independent writers, a senior officer said. Police have arrested two men over the murder which comes just weeks after an American aethist blogger was also hacked to death... Read more
Pakistan to establish 12,000 strong security division for Chinese workers
Pakistan has plans to establish a ‘special security division’ for Chinese workers attached to the multi-billion Pakistan-China Economic Corridor projects in the country. The military will train over 12,000 personnel who will be inducted into the special division, officials familiar with the latest development said. “A formal announcement is... Read more
35 suspects arrested in Karachi
Police arrested earlier yesterday, 35 suspects, including Bilal Chingari, in a targeted operation in Karachi. The operation was carried out in New Division area of Karachi. According to police, Bilal Chingari is responsible for 26 targeted killings. Also read: 2 die: Target killings resume in Karachi after prolonged hiatus Read more
KSE market watch: Market in a bearhug
Bears roared yesterday as stocks fell sharply across the board, with the benchmark index touching 28,707 points, down 4% from the beginning of the session, during intraday trading. The Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE)-100 index had lost 1,251 points by 1:44pm mainly on the back of massive selling by local... Read more
TTP claims responsibility for death of Col. Tahir
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility earlier today  for killing a Pakistan Army colonel in Phase III area of Peshawar. “The Army official was targeted by a special unit of TTP,” organisation’s spokesperson Muhammad Khorasani said in a statement emailed to the media. Colonel Tahir was shot dead by gunmen in... Read more
Altaf Hussain forces Faisal Sabzwari out of MQM?
According to media reports, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has suspended party leader Faisal Sabzwari. According to sources, MQM chief Altaf Hussain not only suspended Faisal Sabzwari but also ordered him to present his resignation from Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) seat. Earlier, Altaf Hussain critisised his party... Read more
And Altaf Hussein retracts his resignation… yet again
Chief of Muttahida Qaumi Movement, Altaf Hussain, today, withdrew his decision to quit party leadership, hours after he announced to resign as head of the MQM. Altaf Hussain reportedly retracted his decision “on insistence of party workers.” Earlier, Altaf Hussain said he would not continue as MQM supremo apparently being... Read more
Pakistan all but decides to join Saudi Arabian Invasion of Yemen
It is apparent that Pakistan has all but decided to commit to Saudi Arabia’s war and invasion of Yemen. As to why Saudi Arabia with her near Croesus like wealth, powerful army and one of the most modern and sophisticated arsenal in the world cannot fight her own wars is... Read more
ICC names World Cup XI
New Zealand may have been thrashed by Australia in the World Cup final but they dominate the International Cricket Council’s team of the tournament released Monday with Brendon McCullum named captain. The New Zealand skipper is one of five Black Caps in the side that also includes three Australians.... Read more
Rangers removed 125 street barriers across Karachi
Rangers and police and Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) have  started removing  barriers and barricades  in Karachi’s central district. In a statement issued by KMC on Sunday said that over 125 barriers had been demolished/removed from Gulberg, Federal B Area, Karimabad, Liaquatabad, New Karachi, Kati Pahari, Shahrah-i-Noor Jahan, etc. The barriers and... Read more
Khawaja claims Islamic world ‘proud’ of Pak Army
Federal Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said that the whole Islamic world was proud of Pakistan’s army. Speaking at a medical conference in Sialkot on Sunday, Asif said that Saudi ambassador to Pakistan has praised the role of Pakistan’s army. “The achievements of Pakistan army will be written in golden... Read more
Pakistan must not join Saudis in attacking Yemen: Imran Khan
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan stated that Pakistan must not become a party in the Saudi-led attack on Yemen. In an exclusive chat with the popular news channel SAMAA TV yesterday.  Khan said that Pakistanis living in Yemen would be at risk if we became a party in... Read more