Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department: sources
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam’s holy month...
One killed, five injured as car falls into ravine in Diamer
A person was killed and five others injured after a speeding car en-route to Chilas fell into a ravine...
Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet for moon sighting today
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet in Islamabad on Friday evening for sighting of the Ramazan moon. The Central...
MQM and PTI mend fences in Karachi
Leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) earlier today held negotiations in Governor House and vowed to forge peace and political harmony in the city. Leaders of both the parties, who were invited by Governor Sindh Dr. Ishratul Ebad Khan at the Governor House, deplored yesterday’s... Read more
Teenage British girls travel to Syria to become jihadi brides
Over the past few months, eight British school girls traveled to Syria and hundreds more besotted British women have proposed marriage to extremists online,  according to British media. The school girls have used a route which has become to be known as the ‘jihadi bride trail’ and the true... Read more
Explosion in Tirah Valley: ” security personnel die, several injured
Two security personnel were killed in an explosion in Khyber Agency today morning. The officials came under attack in Narai Baba area of Tirah. An improvised explosive device was used in the blast, however, no further details are available. A few other security officials were also injured in the attack. Tirah... Read more
MQM top leader Muhammad Anwar arrested in London
London: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) senior leader Muhammad Anwar had been arrested by the Metropolitan police in London. The Metropolitan Police had earlier announced the arrest of a 64-year-old man from northwest London on suspicion of money laundering. The Muttahida Qaumi Movement also confirmed was arrested from a residential... Read more
7 men who lynched 2 brothers to be executed tomorrow
A special court today issued death warrants of seven condemned prisoners involved in the famed Sialkot-lynching case for their execution next week. The seven men lynched two brothers publicly in Sialkot city of Punjab after declaring them robbers. Reports said capital punishment will be given to Jameel Jela, Rashid... Read more
ZAB death anniversary: Bilawal to address huge rally.. In London
Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Ahmed Shah has said that Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari will address a “huge” rally in London on April 4 on the occasion of his grandfather Zulfikar Ali Bhutto’s 36th death anniversary. Speaking to the media at the... Read more
Supermodel Ayyan’s bail plea dismissed
In an unexpected move, supermodel Ayyan’s bail application was dismissed yesterday. The bail application, filed by Ayyan’s lawyer Sardar Ishaq, was taken up at the court by Justice Mehmood Maqbool Bajwa on Tuesday. Ishaq complained that women arrested in murder and other notorious crimes were released on bail but... Read more
Reports of PAF warcraft bombing Yemen false and misleading: FO
The government flatly dismissed reports that fighter jets and naval ships were taking part in the military action in Yemen against Houthi rebels. “These reports were speculative, misleading and incorrect,” said foreign office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam in a statement. On Monday, some international media outlets including Reuters claimed that... Read more
Australia’s final World Cup sledge ends with apology
Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has offered an unusual half-apology after his final World Cup sledging of New Zealand, suggesting that liquid celebrations may have fuelled his frank comments during a radio interview. The arch sledger had been at the forefront of big “send-offs” for Kiwi batsmen Martin Guptill and... Read more
Petrol price goes up by Rs 4 for April
Islamabad: The new petrol prices Rs 74.29 per litre will be effective from midnight Tuesday, (October 31) After a five months reduction in POL prices, the government ramped up the oil by four rupees. Similarly, the price of diesel has been increased by Rs 3 per litre, pushing it up... Read more
Barriers at Bilawal House removed
Karachi: Road barriers and blocks placed around the residence of PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari – Bilawal House have been removed overnight. After midnight, under the supervision of DC South, the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) crew started removing barrier and blocks around Bilawal House with the help of heavy machinery. Similarly, shipping... Read more