Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
JI wins PK95 seat in by-poll
Lower Dir: Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) has won the PK-95 (Lower Dir-II) seat by-election. According to unofficial results, JI’s candidate Izazul Mulk Afkari got 18,711 while runner up Awami National Party’s (ANP) Bahadur Khan got 16,403 votes. The bye-election was held in the constituency after JI Ameer (chief) Sirajul Haq stepped down as member... Read more
Aussie FM lauds anti-terror efforts
Australian FM Julie Bishop today visited GHQ and called on COAS. In a press released issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), during the meeting, matters of mutual interest including defence and security coop between both the countries came under discussion. Australian FM appreciated the successes of Zarbe... Read more
Urwa Hocane replaces Iman Ali in upcoming film
Na Maloom Afraad actress Urwa Hocane has replaced model-turned-actress Iman Ali in an upcoming film. Urwa will be starring alongside Ali Azmat and Bilal Ashraf. The actress is said to be playing the lead in the film. Although the production is being kept under wraps, it has been revealed... Read more
Tories, Labour in dead heat in general elections UK
Britons began voting earlier today in a tight election that could yield a weak government and may potentially push the world’s fifth-largest economy a step closer to leaving the European Union. Final opinion polls showed Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives and Ed Miliband’s opposition Labour Party neck to neck,... Read more
GB Jirga retracts decree forbidding women to vote
A controversial ‘decree’ barring women in Darel Valley from voting in legislative assembly elections in Gilgit-Baltistan was retracted earlier yesterday. As a result, women will be allowed to vote for the very first time in Darel. The decision was taken yesterday after Darel AC Samiullah Farooqi assured community elders... Read more
Wanted sectarian terrorist arrested from Lasbela versity
Lasbela Police arrested a most wanted militant belonging to the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi at Lasbela University. “Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a room at Lasbela University and arrested Alam Zaib — he was a student there,” District Police Officer Bashir Ahmed Brohi told the media. “The militant belong... Read more
COAS applauds Levies response in Khurram attack
Rawalpindi: Director General Inter Service Public Relations Major Gen. Asim Saleem Bajwa has said, armed forces and the whole nation are determined to deny any space to terrorists. In his tweet regarding Khurram blast on social media, he said that two suicide bombers approached football match at Ali Zai.... Read more
Proofs on RAW involvement shared with India: FO
Islamabad: Pakistan on Thursday said that it had repeatedly conveyed its protest with India for the involvement of its secret agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) in the internal affairs of Pakistan. Newly appointed Foreign Office Spokesperson Qazi Khalil Ullah in his weekly briefing said Pakistan has provided proofs... Read more
Recep Tayyip Erdogan Hospital inaugurated in Muzaffargarh
Muzaffargarh: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan inaugurated a state of the art hospital (Recep Tayyip Erdogan) in Muzaffargarh on Thursday through video link, which is a gift by the Turkish government. The 100 bed hospital has been constructed by the Turkish government to provide relief to the flood affected... Read more
Furry 4-legged intruder makes surprise visit to Australian hospital
Security camera footage of a koala wandering unhindered through the emergency ward of an Australian hospital has gone viral, with tens of thousands watching the curious critter on the Internet. The cameras captured the koala, an Australian native marsupial, strolling through the doors of the emergency department of the... Read more
Pakistan declare at 557-8 in Bangladesh Test
Dhaka: Pakistan declared their first innings at the tea score of 557 for eight on the second day of the second and final Test against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Thursday. Azhar Ali hit a career-best 226 and Asad Shafiq made 107 during a fifth-wicket stand of 207, before Pakistan... Read more
World Fair Trade Day to be observed on Saturday
Islamabad :The World Fair Trade Day will be observed on 9th May to improve the livelihoods and well being of disadvantaged producers by linking and promoting Fair Trade Organizations, and speaking out for greater justice in world trade. It is an initiative of the World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO)... Read more
Saudi Embassy has not stopped issuing visas to Pakistanis
Islamabad : Saudi Arabian embassy Thursday billed rumours as “absolutely unfounded” that it has stopped issuing visas to Pakistanis, saying, it was issuing all types of visas to them. The Saudi embassy in Islamabad and Saudi Consulate General in Karachi are issuing thousands of visas every day to all categories... Read more
Oracle, Balochistan govt sign multi-million dollar MOU
Islamabad: Oracle and the Government of Balochistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Thursday on capacity-building program to train local youth on new software and hardware technologies. In statement issued from the US Embassy in Islamabad said. The MOU is the direct result of an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) trade... Read more