Panama JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5. According...
Transformers 5 tops box office, opens at franchise low
Transformers: The Last Knight smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, data showed Monday,...
MET forecastes rainfall in upper Punjab on Tuesday
Rain and dust-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) with strong gusty winds are expected at scattered places in upper Punjab,...
Suspicious Indian national arrested from Karachi’s city station
An Indian citizen  arrested from Karachi’s city station on late Saturday night. According to railway officials, the intelligence agencies and special police, in a joint action, arrested and  Indian national from City station. An police official told that an Indian national had arrived in Pakistan on 90-day visa, however, he... Read more
house blaze in Lahore kills six children
Lahore: Six  minors of  a family were burnt to death in a short circuit blaze late on Saturday night at Sher Shah Road, Lahore. According to Rescue 1122 officials, the fire caused by a short circuit in a first floor, engulfed other floors of the building gave the occupants no chance to... Read more
Its official: PTA blocks 27.5 millions unverified SIMs
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has blocked 27.5 million active SIMs which could not be verified as of May 15. Some 75.5 million out of total 103 million active subscriber identity modules (SIMs) have been verified by the PTA during its verification drive which ended on Friday. The PTA... Read more
Drone Strike kills 4 in NWA
A drone strike killed at least four people in Miranshah, the administrative headquarters of the North Waziristan Agency (NWA) in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan, officials said earlier today. The strike took place in Warokey Mandi area of Shawal district of NWA, a tribal region where the... Read more
PEMRA bans religious titles for people involved in terror activities
Pakistan’s media regulatory body earlier today slapped a ban on the use of religious titles and qualification for people suspected of involvement in terrorism. In a new directive, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) advised the channels not to use “respectable titles and qualifications such as Maulana, Maulvi, Qari,... Read more
20 militants including 9 commanders killed in Baluchistan
At least 20 operatives including nine commanders of outlawed outfits were killed in Kalat raids, security officials stated earlier today. “Security forces, engaged in an extensive operation in the rugged territory, neutralized these low and high profile targets in the last 48 hours,” sources told the media. On top... Read more
All criminals, there facilitators and networks are being challenged: Corps Commander Karachi
Corps Commander Naveed Mukhtar earlier today said that “all stakeholders of Karachi must shun vested interests and expediencies, and put an end to militant wings and mafias to restore sustainable peace and development in the metropolis”. Speaking at a seminar hosted by the National Defence University in Karachi, the... Read more