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...
Uzair Baloch disappeares after Dubai release
Dubai: Lyari gangster Uzair Jan Baloch, who was released by United Arab Emirates authorities last week, has gone missing and hide in Afghanistan. Pakistan’s most wanted ganglord, Baloch fled to Middle East to avoid arrest. On December 28, 2014, Baloch was arrested by Interpol at Dubai-Oman border while trying to enter UAE... Read more
More recent pattern of Karachi killings indicates a “design”
Karachi: Chief of the Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif on Friday visited Corps HQ. According to DG ISPR, COAS briefed by Corps Comd &DG Rangers on operation preparedness, Karachi operation and latest law & order situation. COAS appreciated of law enforcement agencies (LEAs) especially Rangers for maintaining peace and order... Read more
Hours before death: Saulat Mirza records fresh statement
Death row convict Saulat Mirza has recorded his fresh statement before magistrate pertaining as regards the ‘startling’ revelations he made in a video statement hours before his execution last month, as par media reports. A joint interrogation team (JIT), formed to determine his claims regarding his party leadership, has... Read more
Air traffic control tower attack: 3 suspected terrorists arrested
Balochistan Frontier Corps arrested three terrorists for their alleged involvement in an attack on the air traffic control radar in Pasni area of Gwadar district today. The arrested terrorists have been shifted to some unknown location for interrogation A spokesman for the Balochistan Frontier Corps in quetta said that,... Read more
MQM warns of water riots in karachi
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Farooq Sattar today warned against the possibility of ethnic riots in Karachi over acute shortage of water. He alleged that Managing Director of Water Board was working on a political agenda. The PPP government, he continued, was using Water Board for political agenda. Addressing... Read more
Allies JI and PTI blame rest of the parties for election rigging
Political parties earlier today submitted to the judicial commission their answers to questionnaire issued by the panel relating to claims of rigging in 2013 general elections. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Jamaat-e-Islami submitted their answers today. PTI claimed that ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was the  ‘mastermind’ of the... Read more
Rangers operation in Thatta: Over 20 suspects arrested
Rangers conducted a search operation at Dhabeji area of Thatta and arrested around twenty suspected persons earlier today. The Rangers arrested the suspects from Bilal Nagar, Zain Colony, Ghareebabad Market and other localities of Dhabeji. They also recovered several weapons and bullets from the suspects’ custody. The Rangers told... Read more
PM Nawaz to resign if rigging proved: Shah Mehmood Qureshi
Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Vice Chairman said on Wednesday that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will have to resign if the rigging allegations are established. Talking to the media in Multan, he said that some of the parties and individuals are not happy to see PTI members in... Read more
2 target killers killed in targeted operation
Two target killers were killed in an armed encounter with the police  in Karachi early morning today, in the Mithadar area of the metropolis. According to police sources, the dead criminals were involved in the targeted killing of at least 20 people including police personnel. The police encounter took... Read more
Riot police intervene as anger erupts among Nepal quake survivors
Kathmandu: Nepalese riot police battled on Wednesday to contain anger among survivors of an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people as rescuers raced against time to find anyone else alive in the rubble of the capital Kathmandu. Supplies are running thin and aftershocks have strained nerves in the ruined... Read more
Target killing in Karachi: KU Assistant Professor shot dead
After a brief respite, target killers resurfaced again as unknown assailants opened fire on a car in Block 16 of Federal B Area killing Dr. Wahid-ur-Rehman, the assistant professor of University of Karachi, earlier today. Wahid-ur-Rehman was an assistant professor at the Mass Communication department of the Karachi University.... Read more
Yasir leads Bangladesh ightback in Bangladesh Test
Khulna: Pakistan’s leg-spinner Yasir Shah took two of the four wickets to fall in the morning session as Bangladesh moved to 325 for 8 at lunch on the second day of the first Test in Khulna on Wednesday. The hosts, who resumed their first innings at the overnight total... Read more
Zardari has direct and private ties with Ayyan Ali: Mirza
Karachi: Disowned Pakistan People’s Party leader Zulfiqar Ali Mirza, continues revelations about  his best friend and C0-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari. Mirza talking on local news channel “Samaa Tv’s” show Agahi, Mirza said “Mr Zardari had very close ties with Ayyan Ali, the fashion-model-cum-money-mule. His ‘contact’ with her was ‘direct and private’ –kind of that... Read more
Saudi Arabia´s crown prince dismissed: royal decree
Saudi Arabia´s King Salman on Wednesday dismissed the heir to the throne, Crown Prince Moqren bin Abdul Aziz bin Saud, and replaced him with the Interior Minister Mohammed bin Nayef. “We have decided to respond to his highness and what he had expressed about his desire to be relieved... Read more