Peru’s Congress prepares to oust President Kuczynski
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s chances of surviving the political crisis gripping Peru faded on Friday after Congress passed a...
World Bank approves $300mn for Agriculture and Rural Transformation in Punjab
The World Bank’s Board has approved US$300 million under the ‘Strengthening Markets for Agriculture and Rural Transformation’ (SMART) project...
Pakistan to play against India in Asian Netball Championship final
Pakistan will face off against arch-rival India in the final of the Second Asian Men’s Netball Championship on Sunday....
Pakistan’s very own Top Gun sets pulses racing on social media
A Pakistani pilot got pulses racing on social media on Monday after photos from the Paris Air Show reminded some of Top Gun star Tom Cruise. Squadron Leader Yaser Mudasser became an unwitting Twitter star after shots circulated of him showing off Pakistan’s new JF-17 Thunder fighter jet to... Read more
Noori released the music video of Aik Tha Badshah from their third and latest album “Begum Gul Bakaoli Sarfarosh”. The album will be released in September this year. Ali Hamza while talking to “Express Tribune Pakistan” said “We chose Aik Tha Badshah to release before the rest of the songs... Read more
Pakistan wins first JF-17 Thunder order at Paris Air Show
Pakistan has won the first order for its JF-17 Thunder jet fighters, an air force spokesman said Monday, a long-held goal for the nation which wants to boost its military exports. The latest models of the jets, which are locally produced in cooperation with Pakistan’s close ally China, are... Read more
Ranger raid at Sindh Building Control Authority Office
Sindh Rangers launched a crackdown against land-mafia and raid on the head office of Sindh Building Control Authority (SBCA) at Civic Center. According to details, Rangers raided at the SBCA office and checked the employees and record. One June 11, the Director General (DG) Rangers Sindh, Maj Gen Bilal Akbar has... Read more
AJK unveils tax free budget
Muzaffarabad: The Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) presents tax-free budget for the next fiscal year, amounting to over sixty-eight billion rupees was presented in the AJK Legislative Assembly, in Muzaffarabad today. Presenting the budget in the House, AJK Finance Minister Chaudhry Latif Akbar said, 9.5 percent increase has been... Read more
A kid that looks like Prince George broke the internet last night
Since being born back in 2013, Prince George has been pretty much everywhere. The mini royal has gone viral a number of times and has been on more front covers than the cast of TOWIE, and it’s no surprise. The new royal was always going to be the centre... Read more
ET adjourns NA-122 rigging case till June 17
Lahore: The Election Tribunal on Monday postponed the decision regarding making the Supplementary Report as part of the record and adjourned NA-122 alleged rigging case till June 17, 2015. In his remarks, Lahore Election Tribunal Justice Kazim Ali Malik said that without deeper appreciation of the supplementary report, particularly... Read more
Prof. Waheed murder suspect remanded
Karachi: A local Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) on Monday remanded a suspect in police custody in a case pertaining to murder of Karachi University teacher Prof. Waheed-ur-Rehman. Prof. Waheed-ur-Rehman was gunned down by unknown attackers in Karachi on 29 April 2015. Police produced Sami-uz-Zaman in court and submitted that the... Read more
Indian criticism over CPEC absurd, violation of diplomatic norms: President
Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain on Monday rejected Indian criticism over China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) as “absurd” and said New Delhi’s tone and tenor was a violation of diplomatic norms. He, however urged not to overreact to the malicious statements by India and called upon the nation to stand... Read more
Pakistan will not hold dialogue on India’s terms: Sartaj
Islamabad : Adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Monday underscored that Pakistan will not hold dialogue with India on her terms, adding that there can be no dialogue without the water issue and Kashmir as topics for discussion. Speaking to... Read more
Two-day anti-polio campaign launched in Peshawar
Karachi: A two-day anti-polio campaign was launched in Peshawar on Monday amidst tight security. More than 700,000 children in the province need to be administered the oral polio vaccine in 92 union councils of Peshawar. According to the health department, 460 fixed and 2955 mobile teams have been formed... Read more
Rs483bn budget to be presented in KP assembly today
Peshawar: The provincial budget for the year 2015-16 is scheduled to be presented today in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly, with an expected total outlay of over Rs 483billion. The budget will be presented in the assembly session by KP Minister for Finance Muzafar Said. Sources say the provincial government... Read more
CNG stations reopen across Punjab for 10 days
Lahore : Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations across Punjab reopened from on Monday for ten days as per schedule. According to details, as many as 90 out of 200 CNG stations in Lahore have been allowed to reopen whereas on the other hand, Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited (SNGPL)... Read more
12,000 dolphins killed every year in Pakistan
Karachi: Described as an intelligent and inquisitive marine mammal, dolphins are loved all over the world for their playful behaviour. Sadly, this beautiful creature is facing a battle for its survival in our sea waters. A recent study conducted by the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) shows that... Read more