NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Heated tirade: KPK CM threatens to burn Pesco chief alive!
Chief Minister Pervez Khattak arrived at the provincial legislature yesterday in a very angry mood and directly attacked the Peshawar Electric Supply Company (Pesco) for prolonged power outages in the province. Khattak’s opening salvo, after the assembly passed the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Finance Bill 2015, included a personal takedown. The CM promised... Read more
SDMA issues advisory for prompt measures against heatwave
Sindh Disaster Management Authority has issued an advisory to relevant provincial departments and ambulance services for taking measures in the wake of unprecedented heatwave in the province. It has requested the Health Department to act promptly by establishing special heatstroke care units in all the health facilities in the... Read more
Breakthrough nexus: Iran Syria and Iraq to strengthen war against ISIL
Officials from Iran, Iraq and Syria will meet next week in Baghdad to strengthen their joint fight against the Islamic State extremist group, media reports said earlier today. Representatives of the three countries “will have a meeting next week in Baghdad to reinforce their cooperation in the fight against... Read more
Federal, Sindh govt organisations ready for artificial rain in Karachi
Ministry of Ports and Shipping, Meteorology Department, Plants Protection Department (PPD) of Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC), Civil and Army aviations along with civic agencies in metropolitan city, have finalised arrangements for generating artificial rain in Karachi. The Met office has started monitoring clouds entering Sindh from Rajisthan (India)... Read more
Polio-affected Salman Khan receives “The Queen’s Young Leaders” award
Brave and courageous polio-affected Salman Ahmad from Pakistan received “The Queen’s Young Leaders” award for 2015. His achievements were recognized when he collected his award from Her Majesty The Queen at a ceremony held at the Buckingham Palace on Monday, according to a message received here Tuesday from Pakistan’s... Read more
Suicide attack in Nigeria: 20 dead 50 injured
At least 20 people were killed yesterday when a young female suicide bomber detonated her explosives at a bus station in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, in an attack likely to have been carried out by the terrorist outfit Boko Haram. The blast happened near a fish market in the Baga... Read more
All Banks to start fresh currency notes from June 25
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP)will issue fresh currency notes through commercial banks  from June 25. In a statement issued from SBP today stated the bank will utilize the large branch network of commercial banks all over the country and the sixteen field offices of SBP Banking Services Corporation (Bank)... Read more
UK police to nterrogate Imran Farooq murder suspects
Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Tuesday has confirmed that officials of the London Metropolitan Police will interrogate the key murder suspects of Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Imran Farooq. Nisar  also confirmed that government is in touch with the British government through diplomatic means and Pakistan has informed them about the... Read more
India’s move in UN seeking action against Pakistan on Lakhvi blocked by China
United Nations : China blocked India’s move in the UN demanding action against Pakistan over the release of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi in violation of a resolution of the world body as it contended that India provided insufficient information, Indian media reported today. As the UN sanctions committee met here at... Read more
Malik Riaz announces Rs 5 lac each for heat victims
Karachi: Bahria Town Chairman Malik Riaz on Tuesday announced compensation money of Rs 5lac each for the bereaved families of heat wave victims. The Bahria Town chairman expressed grief over the deaths of as many as 474 people caused from devastating heat wave across Sindh, compounded by high humidity,... Read more
Artificial rain method to be adopted for Karachi
Karachi: A meeting of specialists was held at the DG Ports and Shipping office today to find a solution for creating artificial rain in Karachi. Met Office, Plant Production Department, Karachi Metropolitan Corporation, the business community, and representatives of the district administration were part of the high level meeting.... Read more
Two new Congo Virus cases surfaces in Peshawar
Peshawar : Two new Congo virus cases were detected in the provincial capital, Peshawar on Tuesday while nine blood samples were sent to Islamabad. Health administration sources said that two patients hailing from different localities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) were found affected with Congo virus. The victims have been... Read more
Composer for ‘Titanic,’ ‘Avatar’ dies in plane crash
James Horner, the celebrated composer of several Hollywood smash-hit films including “Titanic” and “Avatar,” died Monday in a plane crash at the age of 61, US media reported. Hollywood trade magazine Variety reported the composer died when his personal aircraft crashed in Santa Barbara, California. “Brilliant Composer James Horner,... Read more
Buoyant Pakistan target series win in Sri Lanka
Colombo: A confident Pakistan will aim to clinch a first Test series win in Sri Lanka for nine years when the second match starts at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo on Thursday. Misbah-ul Haq´s tourists are riding high after a 10-wicket triumph in the opening Test in Galle... Read more