Judiciary do not want a confrontation: CJP
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that the judiciary did not want a confrontation with...
In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos
When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to...
PML-N issues new tickets for the Senate elections
The Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) issued new tickets for the Senate elections following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Elections...
MQM rejects SSP Anwaar’s allegations
Karachi: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) rejects Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Malir, Rao Anwaar’s allegations on having connection with Indian Spy agency RAW. Senior MQM leader Hyder Abbas Rizvi in a press conference at ‘Nine Zero’ rejecting Anwaar allegations said said “It was an moth-eaten, threadbare, absurd, and delusive political accusation. And... Read more
Afridi to quit all cricket next year
Karachi:Pakistani allrounder Shahid Afridi Thursday announced he would retire from Twenty20 cricket next year, ending a colourful international career which earned him unmatched popularity in his homeland. The 35-year-old retired from one-day cricket after last month’s World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand where Pakistan reached the final... Read more
Aftab Sherpao escapes suicide attack in Charsadda
Charsadda: Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao, chief of Qaumi Watan Party, Thursday escaped a suicide attack in Charsadda, while one policeman was killed and five persons injured in the explosion. According to reports, Aftab Sherpao was going to his home from Omarzai area of Charsadda when his convoy was attacked... Read more
NASA officially launches project to find alien life
The US space agency has launched an ambitious project to hunt for signs of life beyond our solar system, Zee News reports. The Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NexSS) project will not only expand the network of researchers collaborating on exoplanets but also help NASA develop missions to hunt... Read more
MQM a terrorist outfit : SSP Rao Anwaar
Karachi: Senior Superintendent Malir, Rao Anwaar, has dropped another bomb on Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), which has not fully recovered from a Rangers raid on nine zero. Anwaar in a press conference  alleged “The MQM is not a political party but a terrorist outfit. Party’s London-based head Altaf Hussain and... Read more
Sania Maskatiya nominated for International Woolmark Prize twice in a row
One of the leading ladies of the fashion front Sania Maskatiya has once again been nominated the prestigious International Woolmark Prize in the India and Middle East nominees for the year 2015/2016. While the designer was also nominated last year as well, another name, Misha Lakhani for womenswear... Read more
Burqa Avenger reaches India for women empowerment
New Dehli: Burka Avenger, the mysterious burqa-clad superhero operating out of the fictional Pakistani town of Halwapur, is jumping borders into the Indian heartland to tackle women’s empowerment. The cartoon series created by Pakistani singer Haroon Rashid – known simply as Haroon – is being shown on ZeeQ, a... Read more
Waadi Animations launches ‘3 Bahadur’ smartphone video game
Karachi: A smartphone video game for Pakistan’s first full-length animated film 3 Bahadur was launched at an event held at Dolmen Mall, Clifton. This follows the release of the official 3 Bahadur music video featuring popular singer Shiraz Uppal. Oscar award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy introduced the 3 Bahadur movie... Read more
Pakistan’s Hamza lifts Asian Snooker Championship title
Kuala Lumpur: Pakistan’s Hamza Akbar has lifted Asian Snooker Championship title by defeating India’s experienced Pankaj Advani. Hamza defeated Indian cueist by 7-6 frame after a wonderful fight in the final of 31st ACBS Snooker championship. The Pakistani youngster, having knocked over compatriot Shahram Changezi in the quarter-final, stormed... Read more
Baby born at Pakistan Army hospital in Nepal named ‘Lahore’
The first born baby at Pakistan Army field hospital in Bakhtapur has been named after the city of Lahore, according to the Foreign Office. This is the first child birth reported at the army field hospital. Pakistan Army established on Wednesday a field hospital in Bakhtapur area of Nepal... Read more
Against the odds, Italy prepares to welcome the world at Expo 2015
Milan :The site is far from finished, the project has been plagued by corruption scandals and there are fears of disruption by protestors opposed to it taking place at all. Yet somehow Expo Milan 2015, the first world fair since Shanghai five years ago, will open its doors on... Read more
Ayyan Ali guilty: Interim Challan verdict
Islamabad:Authorities are still in the process of retrieving the deleted data from seized mobile phones of supermodel Ayyan Ali at the time she got arrested, according to local media sources. The interim challan which has been submitted to court stated that the mobile phones were taken into custody when... Read more
I will no longer draw Prophet: Charlie Hebdo cartoonist
Paris: The French cartoonist Luz, who drew Charlie Hebdo’s cover picture of the Prophet Mohammad after the Islamist killings at the satirical weekly in January, has said he will no longer draw the Prophet. “He no longer interests me,” he told Les Inrockuptibles in an interview published on its website... Read more
Sabeen’s murder suspect arrested
Karachi: Law enforcement agencies today arrested a suspect involved in the murder of human rights activist and intellectual Sabeen Mahmud. The suspect has revealed the involvement of foreign elements in the murder along with other important revelations. The suspect stated that Mahmud’s murder was an act to discredit Pakistan’s... Read more