Panama JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5. According...
Transformers 5 tops box office, opens at franchise low
Transformers: The Last Knight smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, data showed Monday,...
MET forecastes rainfall in upper Punjab on Tuesday
Rain and dust-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) with strong gusty winds are expected at scattered places in upper Punjab,...
Salman Khan tweets shirtless picture with his farther on Father’s Day
On Father’s Day, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan tweeted a rare picture with his brother Sohail and father Salim Khan shirtless on Father’s Day! From the picture it can be seen that Salim Khan’s chiseled abs and it could be easily get an idea from where Salman gets his inspiration... Read more
WiFi at Bangkok airport is world’s fastest
Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi Airport has the world’s fastest WiFi service. The result emerged after a survey was conducted by internet speed-test watchdog Rotten Wifi in over 130 airports all over the world, The Bangkok Post reported. Rotten Wifi said Suvarnabhumi’s WiFi speed topped all airports at 41.45 mbps, ahead of... Read more
around 400 Sikh yatris in lahore for annual pilgrimage
As many as 400 Sikh Yatris (pilgrims) arrived in Lahore yesterday to participate in the celebrations to mark 176th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh. Evacuee Trust Property Board (ETPB) Chairman Siddiqul Farooq received the pilgrims at Wagha railway station. Some local Sikhs and ETPB officials were also present.... Read more
Karachi’s killer heatwave: death toll surges to 237
As the terrible heatwave in Karachi continues to sweep the mega city and other  parts of Sindh, the death toll has risen to over 237 in just two days. With temperatures as high as 42 degrees Celsius yesterday and today, Karachi saw hundreds of deaths in the space of... Read more
Explosions, gunfire as Taliban attack Afghan parliament
Taliban militants attacked the Afghan parliament on Monday, with gunfire and explosions rocking the building, sending lawmakers running for cover in chaotic scenes relayed live on television. The insurgents tried to storm the complex after triggering a car bomb but were repelled and have taken position in a partially-constructed... Read more
PM strongly condemns attack on Afghan Parliament
Islamabad :Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Monday strongly condemning the terrorist attack on Afghan Parliament said terrorism is the common enemy of both Afghanistan and Pakistan. In his message to the Afghan Government, the Prime Minister said steps are being taken in unison to defeat the nefarious designs... Read more
NGOs will now operate under interior ministry: Nisar
Islamabad: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali while speaking to the press on Monday said that Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) will now operate under the Interior Ministry instead of the Economic Affairs Division. He also stressed that there should be a transparent accountability system. “We should know where the money... Read more
Lawyers observe black day against Daska tragedy
Lahore : Lawyers observed a ‘black day’ today against the Daska tragedy on the appeal of the Pakistan Bar Council. The lawyers hoisted black flags on the building of the bar room and wore black arm-bands to observe the black day. The lawyers said that they will continue to... Read more
Pakistan’s flying officer passed out as best overseas candidate in Royal Air Force College Cranwell
London: A matter of pride for our nation, for the first time ever in the history of Pakistan someone from Pakistan Air Force has been nominated as, the Best Overseas candidate in Royal Air Force College Cranwell. Flying Officer Junaid Saleem passed out on 18th, june2015 from Royal Air Force... Read more
Now lets see who will marry you: acid victim in Afghanistan
Kabul: Four years after a militiaman doused Mumtaz with a flesh-searing acid for rejecting his marriage proposal, leaving her disfigured, scarred and traumatised, death threats have forced the 20-year-old Afghan into hiding. Her ordeal encapsulates the major issues roiling Afghanistan — a silent tsunami of violence against women, anti-Taliban... Read more
Ogra wants LNG business regulated under one law
Islamabad : With the LNG business being run on an ad hoc basis, the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority urged the government to put in place a comprehensive legal framework to regulate the entire system, from supply to pricing. Ogra says it is of the opinion that eventually entire... Read more
Sukuk triggers investors’ interest in K-Electric
K-Electric took the market by surprise last week when the daily turnover of its shares accounted for over 10pc of the aggregate market volume, making it the top-traded scrip on the stock market for five straight sessions. No one could fathom the reason for investors’ interest in K-Electric Ltd... Read more
KP’s approach to grass-root development
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa coalition government’s third budget offers a limited development agenda, except for a fresh approach to grass-root development. The budget allocates Rs30bn for raising the capacity of local bodies and Rs18bn for their uplift spending. Like the previous ambitious projections, this budget also reflects that the KP... Read more
China opens new land route for Indian pilgrims to Tibet
Beijing: China inaugurated a new land crossing into Tibet on Monday for Indian pilgrims who wish to visit one of the holiest sites in both Hinduism and Buddhism, state media said, as the two countries seek to set aside differences and improve ties. The first group of pilgrims entered Tibet... Read more