Ehsanullah Ehsan confession statement
Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has released a video confessional statement of former Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) and Jamaat-ul-Ahrar (JuA) spokesman...
Serena to be back on the court after baby
Superstar athlete Serena Williams late Tuesday promised she would be back on the court after becoming a mom, with...
Uber wants to launch ´flying cars´ by 2020
Uber said Tuesday it wants to launch a system of flying cars to move people around cities, with a...
Imran Khan blasts PML N & PPP in election rally in Skardu
The head of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan, in an election rally in Skardu earlier this week reprimanded the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz for announcing development funds ahead of Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) elections, saying people of the region are not a “saleable commodity”. “Mian sahib G-B is... Read more
Powerful temblor rattles Japan
A powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Japanese coast earlier today, geologists said, shaking buildings in Tokyo and setting off car alarms. Despite the huge power of the quake, there was no risk of a tsunami, The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported. Residential buildings swayed for around a minute... Read more
Fake documents: AJK accountability court sends 5 govt employees to jail
Earlier this week an accountability court in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) sent five government employees to prison for various durations on charges of getting promotions on the basis of fake documents. The Mirpur court, while announcing the judgment on a reference of corruption in the AJK Education Department,... Read more
Pakistan denies any link with BCCI scam
Washington : A spokesman of the Pakistani Embassy in Washington rejected an article published by Foreign Policy (FP) magazine, which tried to establish links between Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) and Pakistan. “The opinion article titled ‘Remembering Pakistan’s Biggest and Baddest Fraud Scandal’ by Michael Kugleman smacks of... Read more
Punjab govt, China working on 4000MW power projects
Lahore : Punjab Government and China are working on several mega power projects with a total power generation capacity of nearly four thousand megawatts. This was stated by the Punjab Secretary for Energy Dr. Asad Gillani while briefing a ten member delegation of Chinese Experts in Lahore on Saturday.... Read more
Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht sentenced to life in prison
New York: The mastermind behind Silk Road, the online black market drug bazaar, has been jailed for life without the possibility of parole in a landmark case in New York. Ross Ulbricht, 31, a former boy scout with degrees in physics and chemistry, will die in prison for running... Read more
Pakistani truck art takes over streets of Milan
Karachi: Known best for its vespas, Milan’s streets and locals were acquainted with a Pakistani truck art inspired vehicle, used as part of Italian fashion house Dolce and Gabbana’s new beauty campaign. The three-wheeled vehicle — or the rickshaw as we know it — at first glance has a strong... Read more
PM concerned over foreign hand in destabilizing Pakistan
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen. Raheel Sharif visited ISI headquarters in Islamabad on Saturday where they were given briefing by DG ISI over important issues pertaining to national security. DG ISI briefed PM and army chief about external and internal security affairs... Read more
Bitter foes MQM, JI & PTI join hands for protests against water shortage in Karachi
Bitter political opponents, the Jamaat-e-Islami (JI), Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have finaly found something in common: their anger at the prevailing water crisis. While MQM held a demonstration in Liaquatabad, PTI joined the residents of Qayyumabad on Friday in their protest against the shortage of... Read more
Firing outside polling station injures 3 in Kohat
Peshawar: At least three persons sustained critical bullet injuries when rivals started indiscriminate firing on opponents outside the polling station in Kohat on Saturday. According to police, the incident occurred outside Mirzwali polling station in Kohat where opponents came face to face and started firing on each other after... Read more
Baby dies as doctors go on Strike in  Karachi’s NICH
Caught between the ongoing feud between the employees of the National Institute of Child Health (NICH) and the health department, 14-month-old Sufiyan forfeited his life yesterday. The baby boy, who lived in Orangi Town, was admitted at the health facility the same day and died before the doctors could... Read more
Axact CEO admits to providing 147 fake doctorate degrees
Karachi: Axact CEO Shoaib Shaikh has admitted to providing 147 fake doctorate degrees to people in the US, England and gulf countries, FIA officials said on Saturday. According to FIA officials, people who obtained these fake doctorate degrees are working at important posts worldwide. FIA officials added that counting... Read more
Mastung incident: PM rings CM Balochistan as protesters disperse
Quetta : Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif telephoned Chief Minister Balochistan Abdul Malik Baloch on Saturday to discuss the deadly Mastung incident which left at least 22 people dead. PM asked Chief Minister to speed up the operation against militants in the province and arrest the culprits involved in the... Read more
Zimbabwe cricket match blast was ‘suicide bomb’: Pervaiz Rashid
Lahore: Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid admitted on Saturday that a suicide bomber was responsible for an explosion outside Lahore’s Gaddafi Stadium that killed two people during a Pakistan-Zimbabwe cricket match, despite police insisting the explosion was accidental. Friday’s incident, which triggered a news blackout in Pakistani media, came despite heavy... Read more