Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Reham Khan mocks Saad Rafique after NA-125 verdict
Lahore: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI)  first lady, Reham takes front seat on social media after the election tribunal’s verdict on NA 125. Mrs. Khan on Tweeter,  tweeted In a taunting tone, Mrs. Khan tweeted “Khawaja Saad Rafiq(ue) ke press conference ke baad woh jumla yaad aaraha hai jo PMLN k... Read more
Khan demands JC to summon  ROs to expose culprits
Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan demanded Judicial Commission to constitute special teams to investigate the last general elections for the future of Pakistan. After  tribunal’s verdict on NA 125 Khan in a press conference asserted  “All parties have pointed to rigging in the last general election and I endorse Aitzaz... Read more
Trailer out: Jawad Bashir’s horror flick ‘Maya’ fails to give goosebumps
Despite the recent barrage of film releases, it appears that the horror genre remains largely unexplored in this new age of Pakistani cinema. Khalid Hasan Khan’s Meera-starring Hotal made some waves at the 3rd Delhi International Film Festival in India earlier this year, but has yet to hit local... Read more
Is the Internet on the brink of collapse?
The Internet is heading towards a ‘capacity crunch’ as it fails to keep up with our demand for ever faster data, scientists have warned, Daily Mail reports. Leading engineers, physicists and telecoms firms have been summoned to a meeting at London’s Royal Society later this month, to discuss what... Read more
Shafqat Hussain to be hanged on May 5
Karachi: Death row prisoner Shafqat Hussain will be executed on Wednesday. He has been shifted from jail barracks to death cell. According to reports, all the preparations have been made for hanging Shafqat Hussain death convict from Central prison Karachi. He will be hanged on May 6. The execution... Read more
Saad Rafique welcomes Tribunal decision
Lahore: Khawaja Saad Rafique welcoming election tribunal decision said that decision has been taken against ineligible Presiding Officers and Returning Officers. Read: Election tribunal declares Saad Rafique ineligible Rafique while talking to media said “Today’s decision is as per demands of justice and decision is basically against ineligibility of Presiding  Officers and... Read more
Electricity shortfall increases to 4600 MW
Islamabad: As the temperature rises with each passing day, the electricity shortfall has reached 4600 megawatts (MW) across the country with many rural areas witnessing load shedding for up to 15 hours. Official sources confirmed that due to the growing demand, a total of 9-hour load shedding in cities... Read more
PCB may fire Waqar Younis
Lahore: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is considering to fire Coach Waqar Younis over the team’s poor performance in the World Cup and tour of Bangladesh. According to PCB sources, Waqar’s contract will expire on April 2016, however  a recommendation has been put forward to pay Waqar three months advance... Read more
Indian Al Qaeda targets Modi for anti Muslim statements
New Delhi: In a first, the al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) has directly mentioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a video message released by its publicity wing As-Sahab on May 2. AQIS chief Maulana Asim Umar, in the video titled ‘From France to Bangladesh: The Dust Will... Read more
Election tribunal declares Saad Rafique ineligible
Lahore: In a rigging case the election tribunal on Monday announced reelection on NA-125 constituency and declared Federal Railway Minister Khawaja Saad Rafique disqualified. NA – 125 constituency seat previously secured by Khawaja Saad Rafique of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) in the May 2013 general election. Hamid Khan... Read more
Gunmen attack school in Dera Ghazi Khan
Dera Ghazu Khan: An unidentified gunmen killed a security grad while attempt to enter a government school in Dera Ghazi Khan. According to police sources, the security guard of the school was shot dead as the gunmen entered the school by jumping the rear wall of the building. The incident took place at... Read more
Multi-billion rupee Safe City project picked up again
Islamabad: The government will be reviving the controversial multi-billion rupee ‘Safe City’ project, under which close to 2,000 surveillance cameras would be installed in the capital. The project was originally conceived by the PPP-led government and spearheaded by the interior ministry headed by Senator Rehman Malik. Under the project,... Read more
Two gunmen killed outside Prophet Muhammad Cartoon contest
Garland : Police claimed to shot dead two gunmen on Sunday outside a contest of blasphemous sketches in Texas attended by controversial Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders, authorities said. While no immediate claim of responsibility was made the US authorities are investigating the shooting and police said it was still... Read more
Passenger vehicle crashes into shop in Peshawar, five killed
Peshawar: A passenger vehicle crashed into a shop here on Monday. Rescue officials said the crash led to the roof of the shop collapsing resulting in the death of five people. Our correspondent says the driver of the vehicle lost control which led to the crash.   Read more