Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Vijitha Rohana Wijemuni, the Sri Lankan naval rating who tried to kill then Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi here on July 30, 1987, a day after the India-Sri Lanka Accord was signed, is still unrepentant. Wijemuni (48) told the Daily Mirror newspaper “I am glad I did it. Because that... Read more
Heat wave to persist in most parts of country: PMD
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) Heat predicts wave gripping in most parts of the country, especially plain areas, will persist during the next 24 hours, . PMD also added that hot and humid weather is expected in most parts of the country during next 24 hours. However, rain-thundershower with gusty winds... Read more
Dhoni, Mustafizur fined for physical contact
India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Bangladesh fast bowler Mustafizur Rahman were fined on Friday for “deliberate physical contact” during the first one-day international between the sides, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said. The two players were found to have breached the ICC code of conduct relating to “inappropriate... Read more
Army chief Gen. Sharif visits front line
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS spent the entire day with troops and tribals in Khyber Agency. He first visited Jawaro near the Pak-Afghan border and reviewed the progress of the continuing operation, which is in its concluding phase. Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has vowed to... Read more
Print edition of Wikipedia on sale for £500,000
A printed version of online reference site Wikipedia could be yours for $500,000 – but you might have to clear some space on your bookshelves. Artist Michael Mandiberg has written software to convert the site’s 11.5 million entries into a format suitable for printing. An exhibition in New York’s... Read more
Pakistan struggle after Silva’s century
Galle: Pakistan suffered early blows as they began their reply to Sri Lanka’s first innings total of 300 on the scheduled third day of the first Test in Galle on Friday. Seamer Dhammika Prasad removed both openers by the third over and left-arm spinner Rangana Herath also chipped in... Read more
Operation Khyber II: At least 20 militants killed in air strikes
Khyber Agency : Pakistani airstrikes on Friday killed at least 20 militants including key commanders in Khyber Agency, said the ISPR. The bombardment by jets during Operation Khyber II also injured 18 other terrorists. “Twenty terrorists including some of their important commanders were killed in precise aerial strikes in... Read more
Seven dead in Muzaffarabad road accident
Muzzafarabad: At least seven people died in a road accident in Muzaffarabad on Friday when a speeding bus overturned and fell in a river. The bus was enroute from Rawalpindi to Rawalakot. Seven people died in the accident while 11 people were injured. Dead bodies and injured were shifted... Read more
PPP to challenge Rangers operations, NAB in court
Islamabad: In the wake of growing raids and arrests of suspects and corrupt elements by security agencies and national accountability departments, the PPP leadership has decided to challenge Rangers and NAB actions in Sindh in courts. A source confirmed that PPP Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and his son and... Read more
Lawyers observe token strike for LHC Bench
Faisalabad : Lawyers community of Faisalabad Friday observed a token strike here to press their demand for early establishment of Lahore High Court (LHC) divisional Bench at Faisalabad. The spokesman of the District Bar Association said it was a legitimate right of the people of Faisalabad to have an... Read more
Malala has been making headlines all over the world. It comes as no surprise that there is a documentary being made on the young girl. The trailer of the biopic He Named Me Malala was released on the official Facebook page of Malala Fund. According to a press release,... Read more
Pakistani stars light up Istanbul
Turkey has become the new destination hot spot. Not surprisingly, the Pakistani media industry has been seen flocking there in multitudes, but the question is why? Stars like Anoushey Ashraf, Humayun Saeed, Hamza Ali Abbasi, Nouman Ejaz, Sanam Saeed, Fahad Qureshi, Mohib Mirza, Amna Ilyas, among other Pakistani celebs, are... Read more
Govt asked to abolish 0.6pc WHT
Karachi: Presidents of all chambers of commerce and industry across Pakistan on Thursday termed the federal budget 2015-16 as anti-business and threatened to go on strike if the government fails to meet their demands. During the All Pakistan Chambers’ Post-Budget Conference held in Islamabad, they said the budgetary measures... Read more
Details of Ramazan package unveiled
Islamabad: Federal Minister Ghulam Murtaza Khan Jatoi announced on Thursday that under the Rs1.3 billion Ramazan Relief Package 18 food commodities and items would be sold at subsidised rates at about 6,000 outlets of the Utility Stores Corporation (USC) across the country. Briefing media personnel, the minister for industries... Read more