FIA takes custody of Hammad Siddiqui from UAE authorities
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has taken the custody of  Hammad Siddiqui, the prime suspect in the Baldia factory fire...
Putin launches giant $27 bn LNG project in the Arctic
President Vladimir Putin on Friday launched a $27 billion liquefied natural gas plant in the snow-covered plains of the...
‘Wonder Woman,’ ‘The Post’ among AFI’s movies of the year
Press freedom movie “The Post,” “Call Me By Your Name,” World War Two film “Dunkirk” and superhero movie “Wonder...
Alarm as Taliban advance on key northern Afghan city
Taliban insurgents advancing on the capital of a northern Afghan province have captured a key adjoining district, officials said Sunday, sparking renewed alarm among residents who fear the fall of the besieged city. The Taliban launched their annual summer offensive in late April with a brazen assault in Kunduz... Read more
FIA asks Gilani to return Turk First Lady’s necklace
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) on Sunday issued a notice to former Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani to return the necklace of Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan. Turkish First Lady Emine Erdogan donated her neckless in 2010 for flood-stricken people had disappeared prompting. Interior Minister Chaurdhry Nisar Ali Khan... Read more
Mustafizur grabs six as India fold for 200
Left-arm pacer Mustafizur Rahman grabbed 6-43 as Bangladesh dismissed India for 200 runs in 45 overs in the rain-hit second one-day international in Dhaka on Sunday. Mustafizur, who claimed 5-50 on his debut in the opening match, picked up from where he left off to join Zimbabwe’s Brian Vitori... Read more
KU postpones exams due to load shedding
Karachi University (KU) has announced on Sunday that exams had been postponed due to load shedding and the heat wave. According to administrator of  KU, the exams were schedule to begin from Monday and a new date will be announced after Eid. Across the country people have been struggling... Read more
China ready to help in CPEC planning: Sun Weidong
Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong has said that his country ready to help Pakistan in planning and constructing the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This would further deepen the all-weather friendship and all-round cooperation and build up the China-Pakistan community of shared destiny, he added. “We share the... Read more
Conceal carry: The Sheep dog Mindset
As crime rates surge and an increasingly ineffective state looks indifferently on, more and more armed legally armed civilians have switched to conceal carrying weapons for self defence. Some prefer non lethal weaponry such as pepper sprays and stun guns, while other realise that deadly force needs almost always... Read more
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka in first Test
Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka by 10 wickets in the first Test in Galle on Sunday to take the lead in the three-match series. Leg-spinner Yasir Shah grabbed a career-best seven for 76 to skittle Sri Lanka for a paltry 206 in their second innings just before tea on the... Read more
Pakistani bodybuilder Abdul Malik wins gold medal in US muscle mania
Pakistani bodybuilder Abdul Malik has won gold medal in Muscle Mania bodybuilding championship in Florida. Malik who is a salesman by profession has won a gold medal in 75-kilogram category of Muscle Mania bodybuilding championship in Florida. According to his family and friends, Malik had left for the US... Read more
With revamped app, news to be at core of Apple
Apple is diving deeper into the news business with a new application that could make the US tech giant a key industry player. Apple News, part of the upcoming iOS 9 operating system, aims to be the primary news source for users of the iPhone and iPad — likely... Read more
Pakistan set 90 runs to win Sri Lanka Test
Pakistan needed 90 runs to win the first Test after they bowled Sri Lanka for 206 in their second innings just before tea on the fifth day in Galle on Sunday. Leg-spinner Yasir Shah finished with a career-best seven for 76 as the hosts folded up in 77.1 overs... Read more
World father’s day today
Today marks the world Father’s day 2015 across the globe including Pakistan with full enthusiasm and devotion with tributes were paid to their unforgettable role played in our daily routine life. Everyday we watch superman, batman, Spiderman, iron man and many more and get thrilled and crazy by their... Read more
Benazir Bhutto’s birth anniversary today
Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) is observing 62nd birth anniversary of former prime minister Shaheed Benazir Bhutto on Sunday in befitting manner at Garhi Khuda Bux Bhutto, Naudero and cities of the country. PPP has arranged functions in this regards. The party leaders and workers who would assemble at Garhi... Read more
Iran rejects US claim of sponsoring global terrorism
Iran rejected Saturday US claims that it was a sponsor of global terror attacks, saying instead it is a victim of terrorism. On Friday, the US State Department said the Islamic Republic “continued to sponsor global terror” attacks last year and supplied arms to the Syrian regime even though... Read more
Charleston shooting: Dylann Roof’s racist manifesto discovered online
A website apparently created by Dylann Roof emerged Saturday in which the accused Charleston church shooter rails against African Americans and appears in photographs with guns and burning the US flag. It came to light as a mournful vigil Friday for nine black worshippers killed at Emanuel African Methodist... Read more