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...
Another drone strike kills 4 in NWA
 A drone strike earlier today  in the same area  that witnessed last week’s drone strike, killed four suspected militants and injured two others. According to initial details a US spy plane fired two missiles at a house and a vehicle in Shawal area of North Waziristan. As a result... Read more
Aftermath of Op Zerb-e-Azb: NWA’s displaced people have nowhere to go
June marks one year since the army launched an offensive in the restive North Waziristan region of northwest Pakistan, which became a refuge for militants after the Afghan Taliban was driven from power across the border. The operation was code named: “Zerb-e-Azb” Hundreds of thousands of Pakistanis displaced by... Read more
Target killings down by over 50% in Karachi: Police
In a report submitted to the interior ministry, the Karachi police claimed earlier today that the number of target killings have significantly decreased from 669 to 320 since the launch of Karachi operation. Police claimed that there has been a significant reduction in number of extortion and kidnapping cases... Read more
LEAs close to arresting perpetrators of Karachi bus carnage: Ch. Nisar
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has said that, “the law enforcement agencies are inching closer to arresting the Safoora attackers”. “Those responsible for the attack have come under focus,” the interior minister said while addressing a press conference in Karachi today. “There have been a few arrests as well but... Read more
COAS briefs Prime Minister on investigation in Safoora carnage
Islamabad: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif briefed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on on the prevailing internal and external security challenges. According to military sources, COAS also briefed Prime on involvement of Indian spy agency RAW in different covert operations in Pakistan. COAS informed prime minister on investigation... Read more
Nine killed in gun battle among Texas biker gangs
Texas: Nine people were killed on Sunday when a simmering feud among rival biker gangs boiled over at a sports bar in Waco, Texas, resulting in gunfire and a full-blown battle in the parking lot, police said. The clash took place at Twin Peaks Sports Bar and Grill in... Read more
’Terrorists’ may use migrant cover to get to Europe: NATO
Brussels: NATO head Jens Stoltenberg warned Monday that fighters from extremist groups may hide among the flood of migrants seeking refuge in Europe, increasing the need for an effective response. Stoltenberg´s comments came as he attended a meeting of EU foreign and defence ministers which was set to approve... Read more
Saudi Arabia looking to get nuclear weapons from Pakistan: US sources
London: Saudi Arabia has been in discussion with Pakistan over the acquisition of a nuclear weapon, according to US sources, raising tensions over the country’s longstanding regional rivalry with Iran. “For the Saudis, the moment has come,” an anonymous former US defense official told the UK’s Sunday Times. “There... Read more
Just like humans, dolphins too are choosy about friends
A new study has revealed that dolphins form highly complex and dynamic networks of friends. Scientists at Harbour Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University took a closer look at the interactions between bottlenose dolphins in the Indian River Lagoon (IRL) and discovered how they mingle and with whom... Read more
Deosai: Ali Zafar turns producer for upcoming movie!
Ali Zafar, multi-talented singer, actor and host, has added yet another feather to his cap by taking the producer’s seat for an upcoming film namely Deosai, according to local media sources. Deosai will be an action drama based in Pakistan’s beautiful Northern areas. The film’s shoot is expected to... Read more
World Museum Day observed across the world
Islamabad : International Museum day was observed throughout the world including Pakistan with theme as ‘Museums for a Sustainable Society’. The objective of observing the day is to highlight importance of museums. “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and... Read more
Salman Ahmed claims ‘Jazba-e-Junoon’ to be bigger than ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’
According to a statement on BBC by ‘Junoon’ founder Salman Ahmed, ‘Jazba Junoon’ apparently became a bigger sensation than ‘Dil Dil Pakistan’, it was claimed. Ahmed was talking to RJ Noreen Khan for a radio documentary titled ‘Pakistan Rocks!’, which had interviewed him, Rohail Hyatt, Asad Ahmed and Gohar... Read more
Action against seminaries will harm education: Haider
Khuzdar:Deputy Chairman Senate Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haider said on Sunday that seminaries were providing free education to almost five million male and female students across the country. He further claimed that any action against madressahs would have a negative impact on the country’s poor educational structure, according to local... Read more
Pakistan condemns NWA drone strikes
Islamabad: Pakistan has strongly condemned the US drone strike in North Waziristan on May 16 that killed at least five people and has called for cessation of such strikes. “A drone strike on May 16, 2015 resulted in a number of casualties in the Mana area of North Waziristan... Read more