Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff . President of Pakistan Mamnoon...
Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had...
Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
Ch. Nisar relaxes conditions for capital city cops
Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan has relaxed the condition of wearing safety kits for federal police while considering their problems due to very hot weather. In this regard, the directions have been issued to the Inspector General (IG) Police Islamabad. The orders will be implemented instantly, said a press... Read more
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg posts map of India minus Kashmir
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg  posted an infographic on the site featuring a map of India, excluding the disputed territory of Kashmir. The post–which was shared to celebrate the “countries connected” by his project– sparked outrage among the Indian members of the Facebook community and led to Zuckerberg taking... Read more
AJK govt and UNESCO to contribute to Malala Education Fund
The education department of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Unesco have agreed to promote girls education under the Malala Education Fund. This was decided in a meeting between AJK Education Secretary Abbas Khan and Unesco Country Director Vibeke Jensen. Unesco will initially launch the programme in Neelum Valley’s... Read more
COAS hails ISI’s achievements
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif praised intelligence agencies during a visit to the Inter-Services intelligence (ISI) headquarters on Friday. COAS on Friday visited the headquarters of ISI and lauded its role for thwarting terror attacks. In a statement, Military’s chief spokesman Maj-Gen Asim Bajwa said that the... Read more
‘Nine Zero’ holds breath as Rangers patrol Azizabad
Karachi: In what could be said a display of their brute force to send a tough message out to the outlaws who are still at large, a huge contingent of Rangers entered Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s bastion Azizabad, thundered around the party’s headquarter ‘Nine Zero’, and then left the area... Read more
3 Bahadur’s new song Raunaqein is full of life
As 3 Bahadur nears its May 22 release, the film’s team treats its to-be audience with another delightful track. Titled ‘Raunaqein’, this new song, also sung by Shiraz Uppal, is a fantastic follow-up to the title track ‘3 Bahadur’. The song looks and sounds as joyous as the proverbial... Read more
Zimbabwe tour to go ahead according to schedule: Report
Lahore: Zimbabwe’s tour to Pakistan, which hung in the balance yesterday, will go ahead as scheduled this weekend, Zimbabwean newspaper revealed, according to local media sources. The Herald was told last night that Pakistani authorities had provided fresh and concrete guarantees that the Zimbabwe cricket team will be safe in... Read more
Two arrested for distributing Daesh pamphlets
Peshawar: The Anti-Terrorism Department (ATD) today arrested two suspected militants, for distributing banned outfit Daesh pamphlets in Nothia Bazaar of Peshawar. According to the ATD sources, the two accused named Ghulam Muhammad and Laal Muhammad were distributing pamphlets in the market. The militants were caught red handed by the... Read more
Wreckage of missing US helicopter found: Nepali army
Kathmandu : The wreckage of a US military helicopter that went missing on Tuesday in Nepal has been found in mountain terrain and it is not clear if any of the eight people on board survived, a Nepali army general said on Friday. The Marine Corps UH-1Y Huey was sighted... Read more
British, US citizens missing after Mexico plane crash
Guadalajara: A British and American citizen are missing after their airplane crashed off the coast of Puerto Vallarta in western Mexico, officials said on Thursday. The crash occurred last week in the popular resort area and the two have been missing since, local fire chief and head of civil protection... Read more
Philadelphia train crash engineer lays low as scrutiny heats up
Philadelphia/New York: A portrait of the engineer at the helm of a speeding Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia began to emerge on Thursday as the man’s lawyer said his client could not remember the crash, and rescuers pulled an eighth body from the wreckage. With the engineer facing intense... Read more
US, Gulf states to deepen military ties: White House
Camp David : The United States and its Gulf allies on Thursday agreed to deepen their military partnership and jointly counter external threats, in the face of Iran’s growing role in the region. In a statement following a Camp David summit between US President Barack Obama and six Gulf leaders,... Read more
Selfie obsession kills girl on train’s roof
London: If you love taking selfies, be cautioned: It can also be fatal. A selfie-obsessed Romanian teenager got electrocuted and burst into flames while trying to click a selfie atop the roof of a train. Anna Ursu, 18, went to a train station along with a friend in the... Read more
Obama: Two state solution vital to Israel’s security
Camp David : The United States still believes Israel’s long term security is best served by reaching an agreement to live alongside a recognized Palestinian state, President Barack Obama said Thursday. Obama was speaking shortly after Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu formed a new right wing ruling coalition seen as... Read more