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...
Pakistan press for win in second Bangladesh Test
Dhaka: Bangladesh faced a long haul to save the second and final Test against Pakistan in Dhaka after they were set an improbable victory target of 550 on the third day on Friday. The hosts were 63 for one at stumps with Tamim Iqbal (32) and Mominul Haque (15)... Read more
COAS expresses grief over tragic loss of lives in Gilgit  helicopter crash
Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif  expressed his deepest grief over tragic loss of precious lives  in a helicopter crash at Naltar, near Gilgit. According to ISPR in a statement the COAS said “It is sad day for all of us and our heart goes out... Read more
Muslim Gitmo inmates object to having ‘female’ guards
A clash between Muslim inmates and the female soldiers assigned to guard them has led to a standoff at the lockup in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A judge has blocked female guards from shackling and escorting five Muslim men being tried for plotting the Sept. 11 attacks. Soldiers, in turn,... Read more
CAP launches weekly radio programmes ‘Karachi ki Kahaniyan’ under I Am Karachi
The Citizens Archive of Pakistan (CAP) in collaboration with Radio1 FM91 has launched a radio programme under I Am Karachi. ‘Karachi ki Kahaniyan’ (Stories of Karachi) directed by Zain Ahmed and produced by Radio1 FM91, is a series of radio programmes. Episodes for children will be aired, every Wednesday... Read more
Tasmina Sheikh, former TV actress wins Scottish MP’s role
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh, OBE is a Scottish National Party politician and Member of Parliament for Ochil and South Perthshire since May 2015, according to foreign media sources. Former Pakistani TV actress Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh is now a Scottish MP, having won over two constituencies in Scotland in the 2015 UK elections.... Read more
NA speaker, Qatari ambassador discuss bilateral ties
Islamabad:Qatar Ambassador Saqr Bin Mubarak Al-Mansouri called on Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq in the Parliament House, on Friday. Talking to the ambassador, National Assembly Speaker said that Pakistan cherishes its historic brotherly relations with Qatar and wants them to be taken up to new heights through parliamentary... Read more
Ed Miliband resignation imminent as Conservatives win stunning majority
London: David Cameron has returned to Downing Street with the Tories poised to defy polls and win the general election, reported by BBC. Sources say Ed Miliband is expected to stand down after Labour was all but wiped out by the SNP in Scotland. Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg... Read more
New York cab driver given life sentence over ‘honour killings’ in Pakistan
New York: A Brooklyn cab driver was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for arranging the “honor killings” of two family members of a man who helped his daughter flee from Pakistan to the United States to escape an arranged marriage. Mohammad Ajmal Choudhry, 62, was sentenced by... Read more
Pakistan set 550-run target for Bangladesh
Dhaka: Bangladesh were set a target of 550 runs to win the second and final Test in Dhaka after Pakistan declared their second innings at 195-6 on the third day on Friday. Pakistan did not enforce the follow-on despite gaining a first-innings lead of 354 runs as they looked... Read more
PM announces day of mourning after Gilgit crash
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced a day of mourning after a helicopter carrying foreign delegation comprising ambassadors of different countries crashed in the Naltar valley of Gilgit area. Prime Minister expressed grief on the unfortunate incident and announced a day of mourning in the wake of loss. Planes... Read more
KSE market watch: Bears return again
Profit-taking from foreign investors and political uncertainty dominated investor sentiments as the index dropped 96.40 points at close of business yesterday. At close, the benchmark 100-share index stood at 33,742.88 points, registering a decrease of 0.28%. Topline Securities, in its report, said the Karachi stock market fell as investors... Read more
Balochistan police recover foreigners from clutches of local drug lord
Balochistan police, earlier today recovered six foreign nationals during a targeted raid on a hideout of alleged drug dealers in Gwadar district of Balochistan. The foreigners were identified as Yemenis that were being held hostage as guarantors while their bosses made payment of drug consignments smuggled through the international... Read more
Judges detention case: court orders Musharraf to appear on May 22
Islamabad : An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday rejected former president Pervez Musharraf’s exemption plea and directed him to appear in court on May 22 in the judges’ detention case. The case was heard by Judge Sohail Ikram. The case over the detention of the judges is based on... Read more
TTP commander arrested in Khyber agency
Peshawar: A key commander of terrorist outfit was taken into custody today morning, during the search operation carried out by Anti terrorist department in Faqeerabad area. According to media reports, the successful search operation was carried out today morning in the house of Faqeerabad area at Peshawar, on secret information... Read more