Jahangir Tareen resigns as PTI’s secretary general
The secretary general of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Jahangir Tareen has resigned on Saturday as following his disqualification by the...
Peru’s Congress prepares to oust President Kuczynski
President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski’s chances of surviving the political crisis gripping Peru faded on Friday after Congress passed a...
World Bank approves $300mn for Agriculture and Rural Transformation in Punjab
The World Bank’s Board has approved US$300 million under the ‘Strengthening Markets for Agriculture and Rural Transformation’ (SMART) project...
Mastung truck-van crash toll jumps to 14
The death toll of Mastung road accident has risen to 14 people, officials said. The accident took place in Khad Koocha area of Mastung district, 45 kilometres( 28 miles) south of Quetta, the capital of the oil and gas rich Baluchistan province. “A Quetta bound passenger van carrying 18... Read more
Internet data goes down in Pakistan after fault in submarine cable
Internet services to Pakistan suspended due to a fault in one of the major submarine cables connecting Pakistan. According to sources told that fault occured in the cable ‘SEAMEWE4′ off Karachi coast, the location of the fault has been identified; however efforts to fix the fault are taking more... Read more
Sindh govt making all out efforts for water supply: Sherjeel Memon
Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon claimed earlier today that the government is making all efforts to ensure consistent water supply in Karachi. Responding to opposition cries in the Sindh Assembly over an acute shortage of water in the city, Sharjeel said, “The system is providing water at its... Read more
Punjab Textbook Board publishes six provinces map of Pakistan in Class 8 Geography
The Punjab Textbook Board (PTB) in the 8th class Geography textbook published a map of Pakistan  showing a Seraikistan province in Punjab and a Hazara province in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to sources the PTB had published the book without obtaining no-objection certificate (NOC) and approval for its publication. The sources... Read more
Karachi’s leading social activist (popularly referred to as Quaid-e-Jawan) Jibran Nasir lashed out at the Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah yesterday over the deplorable condition of government hospitals as the death wave from the Karachi heatwave surpassed 1,000. “Have you seen the conditions of the hospital’s toilets? They... Read more
CNG stations in Sindh would remain close Friday
Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) announced has that all CNG stations in entire Sindh would remain close on Friday from 8 am for next 24 hours and would open on Saturday. The decision was taken due to sudden short supply of gas in the system, a press release of... Read more
GB: New assembly takes oath
Speaker Wazir Baig administered the oath to 33 newly-elected members of the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly earlier yesterday The new lawmakers, including 22 representatives of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, were sworn in during an oath-taking ceremony. The session was attended by members of the caretaker government, judiciary and the G-B chief... Read more
Pakistan announces $1mn for Nepal
The Government of Pakistan on Thursday announced USD 1 million for the reconstruction and rehabilitation process in Nepal. Earlier today, the Acting Head of Mission of Pakistan in Nepal during the International Conference on Nepal’s Reconstruction pledged that Pakistan would provide USD 1 million aid. The mission also assured  to the Government... Read more
Mobile phone imports up by 15.86% in 11 months
The mobile phone imports into the country increased by 15.86 percent during first 11 months of the year 2014-15 over the same period of last year. The imports of mobile phones into the country during July-May (2014-15) were recorded at $653.808 million against the imports of $564.293 million during... Read more
Kaushal, Prasad skittle Pakistan in second Test
Young off-spinner Tharindu Kaushal grabbed five wickets as Sri Lanka bundled out Pakistan for 138 on the opening day of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Thursday. Seamer Dhammika Prasad chipped in with three wickets as the tourists collapsed in 42.5 overs by tea after skipper... Read more
Obama reassures spying on European leaders has ended
France expressed outrage on Wednesday at “unacceptable” US spying on President Francois Hollande and his two predecessors that was detailed in leaked documents. Hollande spoke by phone with US President Barack Obama, who gave fresh assurances that spying on European leaders had ended, while France´s foreign minister summoned the... Read more
Pakistan to take evidence from Britian on BBC’s MQM report
Interior Ministry has confirmed that Pakistan has decided to take evidence from Britain on MQM receiving funds from India. Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Thursday after meeting British High Commissioner in Pakistan Phillip Barton talking to media said “Britain will be requested via diplomatic channel to share with... Read more
Rangers arrest killer of MQM worker Waqas shah
Karachi Rangers have arrested an alleged killer of MQM activist Waqas Shah from Shahdadkot. According to Rangers spokesperson the suspect, Asif Ali, had allegedly shot dead the MQM activist during the Rangers raid on the party’s headquarters in Karachi in March. The Rangers have also arrested a sector in-charge... Read more
Imran Khan meets heatwave victims in Karachi
Karachi : Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan today arrived at Karachi’s Jinnah Hospital to meet sufferers of the heatwave. Imran was welcomed at the hospital by a crowd of supporters, while the emergency gate remained closed during his visit. Khan was accompanied by several PTI leaders, including Imran Ismail... Read more