Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Pakistan has potential for strong economic growth: study
Pakistan has the potential for achieving strong economic growth till 2030, says a study, provided it successfully overcomes five major...
Dar, Blinken discuss ways to enhance economic cooperation
Washington: Continuing his intense schedule of engagements in during the World Bank-IMF Spring session, Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar, met with the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken at the State Department. Finance Minister was joined by Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani and Secretary Finance Waqar Masood. Recalling the... Read more
NA-246 by-election very crucial for the fade of Pakistan
Karachi: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan urged Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) to let people vote freely in by-elections of NA-246, Karachi. PTI Chief addressing to a press conference on Saturday said that PTI party make all efforts to win the by-election to be held on April 23. Khan further added that... Read more
ECP fails to implement Biometric voting system for NA-246
Islamabad: Due to some technical reasons, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) will not be able to use biometric system in the upcoming NA-246 by-elections. According to sources, due to limited time, ECP is not able to conduct by-elections via biometric system besides, amendments in the law are also required to use... Read more
Pakistan condemns terrorist attack in Jalalabad
Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday condemned the deadly terrorist attack in Jalalabad this morning in which many precious lives were lost and a large number were injured. Foreign Office Spokesperson in a statement said such cowardly and indiscriminate attacks against civilians have no justification under any circumstances. “We send our... Read more
Facebook strips smiles from fake ‘like’ sellers
Facebook has said that its war against fake likes is paying off so well that many ‘bad actors’ who built businesses on the tactic are closing shop. Advances in technology for recognizing suspicious patterns of likes has enabled the social network to block such activity by malicious software, fraudulent... Read more
Shutter-down strike in Kashmir against Indian atrocities
Srinagar: Arrest of Hurriyat leader Masarat Alam and continuous aggression of the Indian army in occupied Kashmir led to a shutter-down strike in the valley on Saturday. Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq gave the call for strike to protest against the Indian aggression. A protest rally was taken out... Read more
Use of wood packaging banned for exports
Karachi: The Department of Plant Protection (DPP), Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR), has banned the use of wood packaging including crates, boxes and cases, for storing fruits and vegetables intended for exports from May 20, 2015. The decision has been taken considering phytosanitary measures since wood... Read more
Rawalpindi – Islamabad: Metro buses to be running from May 1
Islamabad: The government has decided to inaugurate the Rawalpindi-Islamabad metro bus service on April 30 and the so that the residents of the twin cities could travel on the buses on Labour Day. The decision was taken at a review meeting of the metro bus project on Friday and... Read more
Hand grenade attack leaves three injured in Karachi
Karachi: At least three people sustained injuries in a hand grenade attack on a shop at Bolton Market of the city on Saturday. According to media correspondent, unidentified motorcyclists hurled the hand grenade at the shop, leaving three people injured. The injured were shifted to Civil Hospital for treatment,... Read more
Religious party leader, Tariq Mehboob dies in Rangers custody
Chief of Anjuman-e-Naujawane Islam,Tariq Mehboob, died in the Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) custody on Saturday. According to sources, Mehboob who was in Rangers custody under 90-day remand, passed away this morning around 10 am due to a fatal heart attack. His body would be shifted to a hospital for an autopsy and other... Read more
Afghan Army Chief attends passing out parade of Pakistan military academy
Kakul: Afghan Army Chief attended  passing out parade of Pakistan military academy today (Saturday). For the first time in history an Afghan Army Chief participated in a passing out parade. Afghan Army Chief General Sher Muhammad Karimi was the chief guest at Kakul passing out parade. During his address he thanked... Read more
Murder convict executed in Vihari
Vihari: A murder convict was hanged in Vihari in the early hours of Saturday morning. Manzoor Wasli was convicted for the murder of a policeman during a robbery attempt in 2001. A local anti-terrorism court (ATC) convicted him and awarded him double death penalty. Lahore High Court’s Multan bench... Read more
Pakistan Herald chief of marketing Masood Hamid shot dead
Karachi: Masood Hamid, the marketing director of Dawn and PHPL publications, was found murdered in his car in Defence Housing Authority Phase-VIII on Friday night. The Dawn Media Group said in a statement, Mr Hamid was killed by a single shot, and apparently died on the spot. According to... Read more
Imran Khan arrives in Karachi today
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan will arrive in Karachi today (Saturday) to attend a rally on Sunday and to campaign for NA-246 by-elections. According to PTI Shireen Mazari, Imran Khan will leave from Islamabad at 2 PM for Karachi. PTI spokesperson Shireen Mazari said further added that Khan will address... Read more