Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Khan ready to face the music in Karachi
Karachi: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan, is anticipating  a warmed welcome with eggs and tomatoes ahead of his visit to NA-246 in Karachi. Khan while addressing a press conference at NA 246’s candidate Imran Ismail’s residence said“I have heard that our rivals have gathered eggs and tomatoes to welcome... Read more
Judicial Commission head by CJP formed to probe rigging in general elections
A three-member judicial commission head by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Nasirul Mulk has been constituted to probe alleged rigging in last general elections 2013. According to sources, the two other members of the commission include Justice Amir Hani Muslim, and Justice Ejaz Afzal. The commission would hold its first... Read more
Gilani opposes involvement in Yemen war
Karachi: Former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on Wednesday said that Pakistan should not become part of Yemen war. Talking to journalists here, he said that the parliament would decide about Pakistan’s involvement in Yemen conflict. “Pakistan should not become part of Yemen war however, troops can be sent... Read more
Army operation to continue till restoration of peace: COAS
Rawalpindi: General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Sunday said that the military offensive against the militants would continue till restoration of ultimate peace in the country. The army chief said this while visiting frontline troops in Khyber Agency, where military operation is in progress. General Sharif reviewed... Read more
Music knows no Hindu-Muslim or India-Pakistan: Ustad Ghulam Ali
The famous qawwal, Ustad Ghulam Ali will be the first Pakistani artiste to perform at the Hanuman temple for the opening night of the Sankat Mochan Music Festival. Set to perform at one of the most scared temples in India, Ali Saheb will be playing the classic thumri (Indian... Read more
Move over Sana Safinaz, Aamir Liaquat’s ‘Aanchal’ is here
Famous TV celebrity Aamir Liaquat will soon be giving major Pakistani fashion houses like Khaadi and Sana Safinaz a run for their money as he is soon to launch his own lawn collection. Lawn retailers will have shelves stacked with Aamir’s ‘Aanchal’ after it is launched at the Expo... Read more
Good-looking Religious Studies teacher makes students swoon
Religious Studies teacher Serhat Karanfil has all his students in a right spin – because of his devastating good looks. Handsome Karanfil, 26, who teaches Islamic culture and ethics, has been an instant social media hit after students starting posting his images online. And now with so many internet... Read more
New battery charges your phone in just 60 seconds
Washington: A new inexpensive aluminium battery that could charge cellphones in just one minute has been developed by Stanford scientists. The new aluminium battery is much safer than existing lithium-ion and alkaline batteries in wide use today and does not catch fire, researchers said. “We have developed a rechargeable... Read more
Man turns his birthmark into ‘Game of Thrones’-style ‘birthmap’
A student is turning his port wine stain birthmark into art – an intricate map which resembles the worlds of fantasies such as ‘Game of Thrones’. Jacob has posted a series of his hand-drawn ‘art’ images on Reddit. He says, “I felt pride that the marks that distinguish my... Read more
Witnesses identify Ubaid ‘K2’ in murder cases
KARACHI: Witnesses in two different cases on Wednesday identified murder suspect Ubaid ‘K2’, one of the men arrested from Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) headquarters Nine Zero in Karachi on March 11. Ubaid is accused of killing police officer ASI Shahbaz in the remits of Yousuf Plaza police station in... Read more
Driver killed as gunmen attack cop’s vehicle in Karachi
KARACHI: At least one man was killed and a woman injured on Wednesday when gunmen opened fire on the vehicle of a police officer in Karachi. According to police, attackers on motorbikes opened fire on Sub-Inspector Shamroz Abbasi’s vehicle near Abdullah College in North Nazimabad. The police officer remained... Read more
Pakistan has made some progress on tax, but more needed: IMF
Islamabad: Pakistan has made some progress in collecting taxes but more reform is needed for it to become one of the world’s more successful emerging markets, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. Last month, the IMF released a tranche of $501 million halfway through a three-year IMF-supported loan... Read more
PTI workers clash with each other upon Imran’s arrival in Hyderabad
Hyderabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan reached Hyderabad where supporters of his party had gathered at the airport to welcome him. Television cameras showed PTI workers who had been waiting to meet the party chairman for hours clashing with each other outside the airport in Hyderabad. Imran Khan... Read more
Marriage halls, restaurants to shut down before midnight in Islamabad
A meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy on Wednesday decided to shut down marriage halls and restaurants at 10pm and 11pm, respectively, in the federal capital. The decision came during the 12th meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Energy being chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The meeting also... Read more