Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
SHC rejects Axact CEO’s plea for protective bail
Karachi: Sindh High Court (SHC) Monday dismissed a protective bail plea filed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Axact, Shoaib Sheikh. Shaikh, accompanied by his lawyers, appeared before the SHC judge and submitted an application seeking protective bail in the wake of bogus degree scandal. Read: Axact CEO submits... Read more
Imran Khan urges people to stand up to ‘Sharif Gullus’
Imran Khan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, came down hard on the violence in Daska and said the time has come to stand up to Punjab police, which he called “Sharif gullus”. “Time for us to stand up to the Sharif Gullus. If lawyers can be murdered who will be... Read more
Daska DSP office burned as lawyers go on a rampage
At least two lawyers were killed and one was injured during a clash with police in the town of Daska, prompting protests by the black coats all  across Punjab. The clash took place in Daska tehsil of Sialkot district in Punjab. The victims included Rana Khalid Abbas, president of... Read more
JI Amir tenders apology to ECP
Jamaat-e-Islami chief Siraj-ul-Haq earlier today submitted his apology in Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) over his violation of election code of conduct. Last week, the ECP had issued a notice to the JI chief after he addressed a public gathering in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, violating code of conduct for theelections.... Read more
Roxette shares Nescafe Basement cover of their song
Karachi: Pakistani music was always appreciated by musicians across the border, but to know that musicians halfway across the world are even taking notice of our local talent is exciting to say the least. Joining this growing list of admirers for Pakistani music is none other than the Swedish pop-rock... Read more
SHC bars key police officers from performing duties
Karachi: Sindh High Court (SHC) on Monday barred senior officers of Karachi police from performing duties over torture of masked police commandos on journalists within court premises on Saturday. In the incident, the masked and armed policemen arrested former Sindh Home Minister Zulfiqar Mirza’s guards before turning to journalists... Read more
Heat wave to grip country from Tuesday
Islamabad: Heat wave conditions would grip most parts of the country from Tuesday onward with rise in the day temperatures, according to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD)۔ According to the synoptic situation, seasonal low was lying over Balochistan and adjoining areas. A westerly wave was affecting upper parts of... Read more
New hoodie lets you carry your pet around like a kangaroo
Pet owners will do just about anything to get close to their beloved animals, reports. But just when you think you’ve seen the lot, this hoodie lets you carry around your furry friend as though you’re a kangaroo. The ‘Mewgaroo’ is a sweatshirt with a large pouch in... Read more
Act of love: Man arrested for bomb hoax at French airport
French police have arrested a man who called in a false bomb alert to an airport to delay his girlfriend’s departure time because she was in danger of missing , her flight prosecutors said earlier yesterday. The 33-year-old called the regional airport of Bordeaux-Merignac in southwestern France on Thursday... Read more
From Palmyra to Ramadi: ISIL crush their enemies, wantonly slaughter hundreds
Iraqi forces recaptured territory from advancing Islamic State militants near the recently-fallen city of Ramadi earlier yesterday, while in Syria the government said the Islamists had killed hundreds of people since capturing the town of Palmyra. The fall of Ramadi and Palmyra, on opposite ends of the vast territory... Read more
Ayyan Ali shifted from B to C class prison
Islamabad: Model Ayyan Ali arrested in currency smuggling case has been shifted from B class to C class in Adiala prison. Unveiling the details about the jail life of Ayyan Ali, anchors of a private TV channel said that Ayyan Ali, during her early days of detention was kept... Read more
Yousuf Raza Gilani discusses son’s abduction with DG ISI
Rawalpindi: Former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani visited the headquarters of intelligence agency, ISI, to discuss the abduction of his son today. Gilani met DG ISI Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar and briefed him about his telephonic conversation with Ali Haider Gilani. DG ISI assured Gilani of full cooperation from... Read more
Rise in value-added textile exports
The export of textile goods grew by a marginal 2pc to $1.08bn in April, according to data released by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. However, the value-added textile segment managed to grow by an impressive 11pc on a year-on-year (YoY) basis to $607mn. This is mainly attributable to a... Read more
HSBC to impose charges on bank deposits in some currencies
HSBC has become one of the biggest global banks to say that it will begin charging clients on deposits in a range of European currencies. The decision underlines the extra­ordinary measures banks are taking to prevent their profit margins being crushed in the record low-interest rate environment. HSBC has... Read more