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...
First Ramazan likely to be on Friday
Although the chances of moon sighting of the Holy month of Ramadan are rare According to Meteorological Department due to short birth span of new moon there is a rare possibility of the sighting of moon by telescope. The Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet on Wednesday, June 17. Chairman of the... Read more
Condemned prisoner hanged in Kot Lakhpat Jail
A condemned prisoner was executed at Kot Lakhpat Jail here in the early hours of Tuesday. According to jail sources, Mukhtar Ahmad was hanged after fulfilling medical and legal requirements in the presence of judicial magistrate. Mukhtar Ahmad has been hanged for killing Abdul Razzaq in 2004 in limits... Read more
Zardari declares an open war on the military
Co-chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Asif Ali Zardari declared an open war on the military and criticised the Chief of Army Staff. (COAS) Following allegations of corruption, land-grabbing, smuggling of Iranian oil, extortion by the Director General (DG) Rangers Sindh, Maj Gen Bilal Akbar, Zardari  has declared a war... Read more
Government gives foreign NGOs 3 months for fresh registration
Islamabad: The government on Tuesday announced that all International Non Governmental Organisations (INGOs) will have to complete the process of fresh registration within three months. The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and will require INGOs to undergo a fresh assessment by intelligence... Read more
PM clarifies controversial ‘fly’ remark on Karachi strikes
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday clarified his earlier remark on frequent protest strikes in Karachi which had drawn the ire of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), the largest political party in the port city. At an event in Karachi on Friday, the prime minister had remarked that... Read more
Focus on Sangakkara as Sri Lanka face Pakistan again
Galle, Sri Lanka: Kumar Sangakkara will get a chance to build on his prolific Test record before retirement when familiar foes Sri Lanka and Pakistan contest their fourth series in two years from Wednesday. The 37-year-old has not responded to media speculation that he will play three more home... Read more
Atif Aslam to sing for most awaited Bollywood movie ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’
Mumbai: Pakistan’s music sensation, Atif Aslam is recording a song for most awaited Bollywood movie ‘Bajrangi Bhaijaan’. Song titled as ‘Tu Chahye’, it’s a romantic number showing some sizzling chemistry between lead characters i.e., Salman Khan and Kareena Kapoor After driving music buffs crazy with his latest peppy track ‘Zindagi... Read more
Modi praises Islam for emphasizing on importance of education
New Delhi: In a significant outreach to the Muslim world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised Islam for emphasizing the importance of education. “The Quran mentions the word ‘ilm’ 800 times. It is among the most repeated words after Allah. This is the importance of knowledge in the religion,” Modi... Read more
OIC adopts Pak proposals to spotlight Rohingya Muslim’s persecution
New York:The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has unanimously approved a Pakistani proposal to bring into greater focus the plight of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar. The approval was given at a meeting at the UN Headquarters in New York. The ambassadorial-level meeting discussed the situation of the beleaguered Rohingya... Read more
Pakistan shaping new Afghanistan policy: Fatemi
Islamabad: Pakistan has rejected assertions it has promised Afghanistan to “pick up” fugitive Taliban leaders and deliver them to the negotiating table to sign a peace pact with the Afghan government. A senior government official also defended a landmark pact recently reached between spy agencies of the two countries,... Read more
Blast in Dera Bugti destroys police station’s two rooms
Quetta : Two rooms of a police station were completely destroyed due to explosion inside storage unit in Dera Bugti district of Balochistan on Tuesday. According to reports, the blast took place when explosives placed inside the police storage unit suddenly caught fire. Several bullet proof jackets, shields and... Read more
Scientists created the world’s smallest light bulb
Islamabad: Scientists have created the world’s smallest light bulb from a one atom-thick layer of graphene, the miracle material that promises to transform everything from smartphones and computers to cars, buildings and satellites. The ultrathin graphene was turned into a superheated filament, just like the thin wire of an... Read more
MQM threatens to boycott Senate, NA, unless Asif apologises
Karachi: The Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) rabitta committee demanded on Tuesday that Federal Defence Minister Khwaja Asif apologise to the 50-million-strong Muhajir community for hurting their sentiments. The MQM’s coordination committee in a press conference threatened to boycott proceedings of the National Assembly and the Senate, if Asif did... Read more
Musharraf accuses India of waging proxy war against Pakistan
Karachi: Former President Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf has said that India is waging a proxy war against Pakistan, warning the neighbouring country against ‘adventurism’ similar to the Indian army’s recent hot pursuit in Myanmar. “India has a hand into aggression that Pakistan is currently fending off. India should not... Read more