Panama JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5. According...
Transformers 5 tops box office, opens at franchise low
Transformers: The Last Knight smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, data showed Monday,...
MET forecastes rainfall in upper Punjab on Tuesday
Rain and dust-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) with strong gusty winds are expected at scattered places in upper Punjab,...
BCB XI beat Pakistan in practice-match
A stunning century from young Bangladeshi player Sabbir Rahman helped BCB XI chased down 268 posted by Pakistan in the one-off practice one day match at Fatullah. Pakistan skipper Azhar Ali having won the toss elected to bat first. The BCB XI squad was revised on the day, as... Read more
COAS warns foreign spy agencies against destabilizing Pakistan
Quetta: Chief of the Army (COAS) Staff General Raheel Sharif has warned foreign states and foreign spy agencies  to run covert operations to destabilize Pakistan. During his today’s visit to FC Headquarters Quetta,  COAS reviewed security situation and the progress made in FC operation against terrorists. COAS strongly condemned killing if... Read more
Top Gun: Meet Afghanistan’s First Female Air Force Pilot Since The Fall Of Taliban
Afghanistan’s first female pilot to serve the Air Force since the fall of the Taliban has defied many odds. Niloofar Rahmani, 23, became the first female fixed-wing Air Force aviator in Afghanistan’s history and also the first female pilot in the Afghan military since the demise of the Taliban in... Read more
Warming may affect the way we write songs
Vienna: Climate change is predicted to intrude into almost every area of life — from where we live, to what we eat and whom we war with. Now music can be added to the list. That’s the unusual idea put forward by British researchers on Tuesday, who say the... Read more
Missouri executes black man sentenced by all-white jury
Washington : The Midwestern US state of Missouri executed a black man Tuesday who had been sentenced to death by an all-white jury, despite numerous protests claiming the penalty smacked of racism. Missouri Governor Jay Nixon denied clemency to Andre Cole and the US Supreme Court denied a stay of... Read more
Indian priest in US sentenced to 27 years in jail for bank fraud
Islamabad:An Indian-origin former leader of a now defunct Hindu temple in Georgia has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for committing bank and tax frauds, money laundering and using the temple’s income to fund his personal lifestyle. Annamalai Annamalai (49), also known as Swamiji Sri Selva m Siddhar,... Read more
WCCI to arrange expo to highlight women entrepreneurs work
Islamabad: Women Chamber of Commerce and Industries Islamabad Founder President Samina Fazal said that an Expo has been arranged on April 18 in Islamabad to highlight the work of women folk. Talking to Radio Pakistan, she said that women entrepreneurs from different parts of Pakistan will attend the Expo to... Read more
Google criticizes EU charges as ‘wide of the mark’
San Francisco : Google dismissed European Union charges that it abused its dominant position as Europe’s top search engine, downplaying its role as gatekeeper of the Internet. “While Google may be the most used search engine, pSan Franciscoeople can now find and access information in numerous different ways and... Read more
Defence minister leaves for Russia to attend conference
Islamabad : Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif left here on Wednesday for Russia to participate in a conference on international security starting from Thursday. Asif will attend the two-day conference on the invitation of his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoigu. Read more
Left-arm spinner Raza Hassan tests positive for cocaine
Pakistani cricketer Raza Hassan will be banned for two-years from all forms of cricket after testing positive for cocaine at a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) laboratory in India. “The tests have been taken and they are positive,” said a PCB official requesting anonymity. ”He will be banned for two... Read more
My space is still reserved in the film industry: Syed Noor
Lahore: With so many new filmmakers making it to the mainstream, one wonders what the once ‘lone warrior’ of Pakistani cinema thinks about his space in the industry. Syed Noor doesn’t feel threatened or insecure by onslaught of fresh minds and rather believes that be it Lollywood or Pakistani... Read more
Pakistan successfully test-fires Ghauri missile
Islamabad: Pakistan armed forces successfully test fired Ghauri missile, on Wednesday, capable of carrying conventional and nuclear warhead up to 1300 kilometers. ISPR announced the successful testing of Ghauri Ballistic Missile terming it a big success for Pakistan. DG Strategic Plans Division Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood expressed satisfaction over... Read more
Farhan Saeed pays tribute to Pakistan Army in latest music video
Jal’s former front man, Farhan Saeed, has released a song that pays tribute to the army’s ongoing efforts to fight terrorists in the ongoing Zarb-e-Azb operation. The song is a joint effort between Farhan and the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). Tou Thori Deir’s video features Farhan as an... Read more
Kamila Shamsie shortlisted for 2015 “Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction”
British-Pakistani novelist Kamila Shamsie is among six contenders shortlisted for the 2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction. Shamsie has been shortlisted for her novel A God in Every Stone published in 2014, according to Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction website. A powerful story of friendship, injustice, love and betrayal,... Read more