China’s Vice Premier lauds Pakistani media role for promotion of CPEC, BRI
Highlighting the importance of media, China’s Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli has lauded the support and active role of Pakistani...
No Indian boots on the ground in Afghanistan: defence minister
India will not deploy troops in Afghanistan, its defence minister said Tuesday, but promised to boost support for a...
Dawoodi Bohras in the Mainstream
It has been almost 19 years since the Syedna or the spiritual leader of the Bohra community has graced...
Qasim Ali Khan Mosque announces First Ramazan on Thursday
Peshawar: Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of under Qasim Ali Khan Mosque’s has announced that Thursday, June 18 will be the first day of  holy month Ramadan in Peshawar. The first day of Ramadan is expected to be observed on June 18 in rest of the Country. Read: First Ramadan likely to be on... Read more
PM gives Rs. 5 million cheque to Pakistani mountaineer Hassan Sadpara
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday gave away a cheque of Rs. 5 million to a Pakistani mountaineer, Hassan Sadpara in recognition of his services for the promotion of mountaineering in Pakistan. Sadpara has climbed all 8000-meter plus peaks in Pakistan, including K-2. Read: Mountaineer Hassan Sadpara diagnosed with... Read more
COAS visits defense expo in Moscow
Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on his three days visit to Russia called on Chairman of State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Sergey Naryshkin on Wednesday. According to a statement issued by DG ISPR Maj-Gen Asim Bajwa on Twitter said that... Read more
SBP announces banking hours during Ramadan
The State Bank of Pakistan has announced business hours for banks and during the holy month of Ramadan. In BPRD Circular Letter No. 15 of 2015 issued, the SBP advised banks to observe the following business (banking) hours for public dealing: Days Office Hours Monday to Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.... Read more
Moon Sighting: lets see what mufti Popalzai gets this time
Peshawar: Qasim Ali Khan Mosque’s Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai has refused to attend a meeting of Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee for the usual moon sighting for the holy month of Ramadan. Talking to the media, a spokesman of Mufti Popalzai  said “Neither me nor any of my representative would attend the meeting of Central... Read more
Renewed militancy: Multiple murders in Indian Kashmir
The cold blooded  multiple murders of four men with alleged links to militants has fanned fears of a new wave of bloodletting, after years of sharply reduced political violence in Indian-administered Kashmir. No group has claimed responsibility for the killings, but the police blame a breakaway faction of Hizbul... Read more
Fawad, Humaima, Sanam Baloch’s ‘Aja Sajna Miliye Juliye’ to air in India
Pakistani actor Fawad Khan, who has impressed Indian audiences with his intense performance in TV shows like ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’, ‘Humsafar’ and ‘Waqt Ne Kiya Kya Haseen Sitam’, will next be seen in a humorous avatar in upcoming show ‘Aaja Sajna Miliye Juliye’, Zee News reports. Based on the... Read more
Tests rule out MERS in Czech patient
Prague: Tests have ruled out the potentially fatal MERS virus in a Czech man hospitalised in Prague since Tuesday, the Czech health minister said on Wednesday. “Based on the results of laboratory tests, i can confirm that this was not the MERS disease,” Minister Svatopluk Nemecek told reporters. The... Read more
PM Nawaz calls off meeting with Zardari
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday called off a meeting scheduled with former President Asif Zardari following his criticism on army. According to sources,  Sharif and Zardari were scheduled to hold a meeting in Prime Minister House Islamabad today. Read: Zardari declares an open war on the military On the... Read more
China has four million millionaires
Beijing: China had four million millionaire households in 2014, the second-highest in the world after the United States, as the country’s stock market boom boosted private wealth, an independent survey showed on Tuesday. One million new millionaires were created in the country last year, the highest increase among all... Read more
Kerry expresses concerns on Indo-Pak tensions
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said he expressed his concerns to Pakistan’s prime minister on Tuesday about the recent increase in public tensions between his country and nuclear- armed rival India. “It’s of enormous concern to all of us for all the obvious reasons,” Kerry told reporters. “These... Read more
12 Ramazan bazaars being set up
Kasur  : As many as 12 Sastay Ramazan Bazaars are being set up in various parts of the district. DCO Kasur Rai Babar Saeed told the media that a plan had been evolved to ensure foolproof security arrangements during the month of Ramazan. He said that 3 constables, 2... Read more
Criticism against army is unacceptable: PM Nawaz
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday criticised former President Asif Ali Zardari for his tirade against the army, saying the PPP co-chairman’s speech was unacceptable in times of war. “Criticising the army will only strengthen elements who want to destabilise Pakistan,” said the PM, adding that it was crucial that all parties to support... Read more
Elephant kills Thai man at beachside restaurant
Bankok :An elephant killed a 28-year-old Thai man and injured his colleague as they were eating dinner at a beachside restaurant in eastern Thailand, police said on Wednesday. The local telecoms employee died in hospital after the elephant gored his chest with its tusk as he ate hotpot with... Read more