Repealing Obamacare alone would leave 32 million more uninsured: CBO
Thirty-two million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 if Obamacare is repealed without a replacement, the US...
Pakistan Army kills 5 Indian soldiers in retaliatory fire at LOC
Indian unprovoked firing along LOC in Nezapir, Sabzkot and Kayani Sectors targeting Pakistan Army  posts and  innocent civil population....
No compromise shall be made towards defence  irrespective of the constraints: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) today. On the occasion COAS...
Celebratory Aerial Firing: PMLN puts blame on PTI
Victory-drunk Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN) supporters Saturday squashed the code of conduct by celebratory aerial firing after wining election in a Cantonment Board ward. A footage aired on local news channel “Samaa TV” shows a man shooting in the air with an AK-47 defying Section 144 that prohibits even carrying firearms. Another clip... Read more
Imran dissolves PTI’s election tribunal
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan dissolved his party’s election tribunal. The two-member tribunal headed by Justice (Retd.) Wajih ud Din was investigating allegations of irregularities in PTI’s intra-party elections held before the last general elections. Imran Khan issued a notification, dissolving the tribunal. Read more
7.8 magnitude earthquake claims 876 lives in Nepal
Kathmandu: The death toll from a massive earthquake which devastated parts of Nepal on Saturday has risen to 876, according to police. “The toll from the earthquake has jumped to 876, including 524 from the Kathmandu valley,” police spokesman Kamal Singh Bam told AFP. “Rescue efforts are still underway.... Read more
Asrar’s ‘Mast Hua’: Chirpy tune with innovative video
Asrar’s obsession with the idea of ishq only seems to be increasing — the singer is back again with his new single ‘Mast Hua’ after ‘Ishq Hawa Main’. With lines Mast hua barbaad hua/Ishq ka kalma yaad hua, the song is upbeat and cheery. But this is not the... Read more
Intelligence agencies to assist in investigation of Sabeen Mahmud’s murder
Director General ISPR General Asim Bajwa offered intelligence agencies assistance in the investigation of Sabeen Mahmud’s murder. Gen Bajwa from his twitter account tweeted “Intelligence agencies have been tasked to render all possible assistance to investigating agencies for the apprehension of perpetrators and bring them to justice,” Sabeen Mahmud,... Read more
Togo votes for a new president
Togo votes for a new president on Saturday, with the incumbent Faure Gnassingbe seeking a third term in office to extend his family’s grip on power into a second half-century. Polling stations in the tiny West African nation open at 0700 GMT, with some 9,000 police and soldiers on... Read more
China to deliver 110 more JF-17 Thunder jets to Pakistan
China will deliver fifty JF-17 Thunder fighters to Pakistan over a period of three years. According to Chinese daily times, the Head of Chinese Aircraft Industry confirmed that under the contract signed between the two countries, Pakistan will receive a total of 110 JF-17 Thunder aircrafts from China. Pakistan... Read more
Political parties including PTI submit proofs before JC
Political parties including Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) appeared before the Judicial Commission and submit their response and proofs of rigging  in 2013 general elections. According to PTI sources,  PTI has submitted a document of 125, 000 pages and documents contain proof of rigging in 78 constituencies. Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)... Read more
Khloe Kardashian to write advice book
Los Angeles: TV personality Khloe Kardashian is set to write an advice book which would guide people in developing “strength and true beauty” in a “culture that worships skinny”. The book will be published by Regan Arts. Although Khloe is not associated with writing, she has previously released books... Read more
KP police arrests 607 suspects, seizes arms
Peshawar: Police in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday rounded up 607 suspects and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition in the ongoing search operations in the province. The police recovered 55 arms and ammunition of different kinds and 3,706 rounds of different bores in different parts of the... Read more
‘Pakistan in touch with Italy over arrests’
Islamabad: Foreign Office says that it is in contact with the Italian government over arrest of suspected terrorists allegedly involved in financing and carrying out terrorist attacks in Pakistan. In a press statement on Friday, Foreign Office spokesperson Tasnim Aslam said that “our Embassy in Rome is in contact... Read more
Baby owls get their toes painted so owner can tell who’s who
An owl breeder has come up with a novel idea to help him tell his young fledglings apart – by giving them brightly coloured manicures, Daily Mail reports. Jay Brittain, 63, was worried that the baby owls at Small Breeds Farm Park and Owl Centre, Herefordshire, look so similar... Read more
Security alert issued to Sindh government
Karachi: The federal government issued a threat alert to the provincial government of Sindh with directives to immediately improve security arrangements at sensitive places. The letter issued from the federal interior ministry voiced grave security apprehensions, noting that terrorist organizations may launch attacks on sensitive places and installations in the province.... Read more
LB polls in cantonment areas countrywide today
Karachi: Over 1.8 million citizens living in 42 cantonment areas countrywide will exercise their right to vote in order to elect councillors on 199 general seats today. Local bodies elections are being held today in all cantonment areas across the country after a gap of 17 years. Over 10,000... Read more