Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
Flynn pleads guilty on Russia; reportedly ready to testify on Trump
Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about contacts with...
FO condemns ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia
The Foreign Office condemned ballistic missile attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Saudi Arabia. In a statement issued on...
Rain denies Pakistan chance of Zimbabwe whitewash
Lahore: The third and final day-night international between Pakistan and Zimbabwe ended as a no result in Lahore on Sunday after play was ended by a sandstorm followed by rain. Zimbabwe, chasing a target of 297 to win, were 60-0 before a power failure in a floodlight tower and... Read more
Petrol price hikes by Rs3.50/ litre
Islamabad: Government has increased Petrol price by Rs3.50 per litre on Sunday. The new prices will be effective from June 1. Federal Minister for Finance, Ishaq Dar made the announcement at a press conference to hiked the price of petrol. On the other-hand the government has decided not to increase... Read more
PML-N MPA Rana Shamshad, son killed in Gujranwala
A member of Punjab provincial assembly of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) was shot dead in Gujranwala on Sunday night. According to reports, unidentified men ambushed the vehicle of MPA Rana Shamshad near his residence, killing him and his son on the spot. The assailants fled the scene after the attack.... Read more
Imran Khan vows probe into rigging reports
Peshawar: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, has vowed complete investigation into reports of rigging during Saturday’s local bodies elections in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) as local government elections in KPK turned into violence, mismanagement and  rigging. Khan while talking to media here said “We will look into each and every... Read more
PTI leads local bodies polls in KPK
Peshawar: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has emerged as the largest party in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s (KPK) local bodies (LB) elections that were held on Saturday. According to unofficial results of at least 398 district council seats and 288 tehsil council seats have been announced so far. The PTI secured 110 district council and 91... Read more
Special train for summer vacation travellers
Lahore : Pakistan Railways will run a special train between Karachi and Lahore to facilitate families desirous of traveling between the two provincial capitals ahead of summer vacation in educational institutions. The special train will leave Karachi Cantt on May 31 (today) at 10am to reach Lahore the next... Read more
Safoora ‘mastermind’ shifted to Karachi
Bahawalpur: Muhammad Moavia, an activist of militants’ group allegedly involved in Safoora Chowrangi (Karachi) bus massacre, was shifted to Karachi from Bahawalpur, it is learnt. The intelligence agencies had claimed during previous days that Moavia, a mastermind behind the Safoora killing case, had escape to Bahawalpur from Karachi along... Read more
‘Brain-eating’ amoeba kills sixth victim in Karachi
Karachi: A young resident of Orangi Town on Saturday became the sixth victim of the deadly Naegleria fowleri, commonly known as the ‘brain-eating’ amoeba, this year in Sindh, officials said. Mohammad Muallim, 22, who had been under treatment at the Civil Hospital Karachi (CHK) for the past two days,... Read more
Tremors felt in Upper, Lower Dir
Peshawar: Tremors were felt in Upper and Lower Dir and surrounding areas on Saturday night. The quake was felt as far as Swat, Malakand and Abottabad. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) the quake registered a 4.6 on the Richter scale with its epicenter located 49 kilometers... Read more
PTI leading LB polls in KP
Peshawar: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) emerged as the largest party in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s local bodies (LB) elections that were held on Saturday. Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) is all poised to form governments in two districts followed by the JUI-F that claimed its third spot in the polls. Unofficial results of at least... Read more
Axact’s CEO hospitalised in critical condition
Karcahi: Axact’s CEO Shoaib Shaikh has been taken to a cardio hospital late Saturday night. According to sources, Shoaib Shaikh who is inFederal Investigation Agency (FIA) custody for investigations into degree scam has been hospitalised after in critical condition after he felt chest pain. Read: Axact CEO admits to providing 147 fake... Read more
Imran Khan blasts PML N & PPP in election rally in Skardu
The head of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan, in an election rally in Skardu earlier this week reprimanded the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz for announcing development funds ahead of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) elections, saying people of the region are not a “saleable commodity”. “Mian sahib G-B is... Read more
Powerful temblor rattles Japan
A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Japanese coast earlier today, geologists said, shaking buildings in Tokyo and setting off car alarms. Despite the huge power of the quake, there was no risk of a tsunami, The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported. Residential buildings swayed for around a minute... Read more
Fake documents: AJK accountability court sends 5 govt employees to jail
Earlier this week an accountability court in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) sent five government employees to prison for various durations on charges of getting promotions on the basis of fake documents. The Mirpur court, while announcing the judgment on a reference of corruption in the AJK Education Department,... Read more