North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Pak Army’s role in focus as protestors end Faizabad Dharna
When protestors of a religious party signed an agreement with the government on Monday to end a crippling blockade...
Terror attack narrowly averted in Peshawar
Peshawar-bound Khushhal Khan Khattak Express escaped a major terrorism bid here. “Two passenger cars of the train were derailed after a radio-controlled improvised explosive device (RCIED) blew apart a length of the tracks leaving a three-foot wide crater behind in Umer Kot,” officials told the media. According to sources,... Read more
Karachi panics as Rangers blow up bombs recovered from slain terrorists
A loud explosion that rang out across the metropolis today evening sending the residents panicking was in fact a controlled explosion of loads of explosives removed from suicide bombing vests seized in a recent raid by the paramilitary troops. “Rangers disabled the improvised explosive devices (IEDs) recovered in Orangi... Read more
1st ODI: Pakistan set 376-run-target for Zimbabwe
Lahore: Shoaib Malik capped his one-day return with a brilliant century to help Pakistan post their highest total against Zimbabwe of 375-3 in the first day-night international in Lahore on Tuesday. Malik, playing his first one-day after two years, notched a 76-ball 112 with 12 fours and two sixes... Read more
Helmet mandatory for Karachi motorcyclists, says DIG traffic
Karachi: Wearing helmet would become mandatory for motorcycle riders in the metropolis effective from June 1, DIG Traffic Ameer Sheikh said on Tuesday. In a statement issued here, Sheikh said strict action would be taken against violators of the traffic rule from June 1. Those travelling along with the... Read more
Brightest pupils don’t know how to shake hands
Bright teenagers are being taught how to adopt a firm handshake and how to make eye contact because they do not know how to behave in interviews. Teachers fear students with the highest potential will be unsuccessful in university and job one-on-ones because they have not learned how to... Read more
Karachi: It is usually this time of the year when Pakistani cinema seems the most alive with multiple movies, one after the other being released on Eid. With Eid-ul-Fitr only a few months away and the month of Ramazan just around the corner, film producers and exhibitors have already started... Read more
Budget strategy papers 2015-16 approved
Islamabad: The Federal Cabinet approved the strategy papers for the fiscal year of 2015-16 today. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired the cabinet meeting in which they discussed the state of the economy and proposed targets for the next financial year. The budget strategy paper approved provides guidelines for further... Read more
Differences between PM-Nisar bridged in meeting
Islamabad : The long running differences between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan were bridged on Tuesday when the two held first face to face meeting after four months which lasted for over an hour at the Prime Minister House. The meeting was also attended... Read more
Ist ODI: Pakistan win the toss, elect to bat first against Zimbabwe
Pakistan won the toss and decided to bat in first One Day International match against Zimbabwe at Gaddafi Stadium of Lahore. Pakistan: Mohammad Hafeez, Sarfraz Ahmed†, Shoaib Malik, Haris Sohail, Azhar Ali*, Anwar Ali, Asad Shafiq, Hammad AzamMohammad Sami, Wahab Riaz, Yasir Shah. Zimbabwe: H Masakadza, Sikandar Raza, E... Read more
Seven militants plotting attacks killed in Karachi
Karachi: Seven militants who were plotting rocket, grenade and suicide attacks in Karachi have been killed in two raids by paramilitary Rangers, a spokesman for the force said Tuesday. The raids, which began Monday night and continued Tuesday morning, also saw the recovery of a major cache of weapons... Read more
Salman Khan allowed to leave India
Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is on bail over a deadly hit-and-run 13 years ago, was granted permission Tuesday to travel to Dubai for a movie awards ceremony, reports said. The controversial actor was found guilty earlier this month of killing a homeless man with his SUV after... Read more
Four ‘BLA militants’ involved in attack on president’s son arrested
Quetta : Balochistan Frontier Corps (FC) arrested four suspected militants during a raid at Ramzan Goth area of industrial estate Hub in Lasbella here on Tuesday. A spokesman for FC said that the arrested militants who belonged to a banned outfit were allegedly involved in attack on Salman Mamnoon,... Read more
PTI, ANP in face off in Peshawar LB polls
Peshawar: Tough contest is expected between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and Awami National Party in the local government elections 2015 as both the parties have awarded tickets to strong candidates for the district and tehsil council members to get maximum seats. As only four days left in May 30 polls, the... Read more
Deputy foreign minister of Afghanistan calls on Sartaj Aziz
Islamabad: Deputy Foreign Minister of Afghanistan Hekmat Khalil Karzai called on Adviser on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz here on Tuesday and discussed issues in the context of bilateral relations and the regional situation. Welcoming Khalil, the adviser reiterated Pakistan’s commitment to build a forward-looking, comprehensive and... Read more