Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Interior Ministry proposes Eid-ul-Fitar vacations from July 17 to 21
The Ministry of Interior has proposed a five-day vacation for Eid-ul-Fitr According to sources, the interior ministry has sent a summary to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for approval and proposed  5 day Eid vacation from July 17 to 21. According to a proposed summary the Ministry of Interior, all the ministries,... Read more
Pakistan rattle Sri Lanka with Masood-Younis show
Shan Masood and Younis Khan compiled unbeaten centuries to keep Pakistan in the hunt for a landmark victory in the series-deciding third and final Test against Sri Lanka on Monday. Set a challenging target of 377 runs, the tourists recoverd from a shaky 13-2 to move to 230 without... Read more
Sadequain’s mysticism through colours serves youngsters as art treat
Islamabad: Mysticism Through Colors – a display of selected collection of Pakistan’s leading maestro Sadequain is serving as a treat of visual art to the youngsters and art lovers at National Art Gallery. Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) has dedicated a gallery to the legendary artist to... Read more
Pakistan cultural performance in Ankara thrills audience
Islamabad: A captivating performance depicting various facets of Pakistani culture enthralled a large audience in Ankara, Turkey. The event “Pakistan Night” was a part of the 6th international Ramazan festivities, organised by the Pakistan Embassy in Ankara. Chairman of Pakistan-Turkey Friendship Association and AK Party Member Parliament from Van... Read more
New dating apps for dogs developed
A new Tinder-style dating app for dogs called Tindog has been developed to help users find their dogs the match, as well as form friendships and love connections with other owners, International Business Times reported. Developed by London-based start-up Holidog, the app would allow animal lovers to find a... Read more
PAF officers receive new ranks
Islamabad: The government has promoted Air Vice Marshal Asad Abdur Rehman Khan Lodhi and Air Vice Marshal Muhammad Iqbal to the rank of Air Marshal and Air Commodore Salman Ahsan Bukhari, Air Commodore Rizwan Pasha, Air Commodore Usaid-Ur-Rehman Usmani, Air Commodore Syed Noman Ali, Air Commodore Zaheer Ahmad Babar,... Read more
Punjab CNG to be restored in two days
Lahore: Sixth shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) is expected to reach Karachi on Tuesday and CNG stations across Punjab and Islamabad are likely to reopen within next two days. According to sources, delay in payments by IPPs is major hurdle in gas restoration. IPPs owe fourteen billion rupees... Read more
8.9 million get addicted to drugs every year in Pakistan, Senate body told
Islamabad: Four rupees are spent on each drug addict in the country, a Senate body was informed on Monday. In a meeting held on Monday with Senator Rehman Malik in chair, Senate’s Standing Committee on Interior and Anti-Narcotics was apprised that approximately 8.9 million people in Pakistan become addicted to... Read more
JIT determining cause of Gujranwala train speeding: Saad Rafique
Lahore : Minister for Railways Khawaja Saad Rafique said on Monday that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) is still trying to determine the exact causes of the Gujranwala train accident including the reasons behind speeding of the train. Addressing a press conference at the Pakistan Railway Headquarters, he went... Read more
ECP summons asset details from all political parties
Islamabad: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned asset details from all political parties in the country. Politica parties which fail to submit their asset details with the commission will not be eligible to participate in the next elections. According to a statement released on Monday, the ECP... Read more
Eyewitness identifies Umair Siddiqui in killing of Rangers official
Karachi: An  eyewitness on Monday identified Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s Umair Siddiqi as the main culprit of the killing of a Rangers man. An eyewitness pointed out Siddiqui as the man who killed a Rangers man during an identification parade before the East District judge. The witness, whose identity has been kept... Read more
DJ Butt threatens to take PTI to court
Muhammad Asif aka DJ Butt, an entertainer whose beats punctuated political rhetoric at the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) sit-in in Islamabad last year, claimed on Monday that the party owes him Rs60 million. “My total payment for playing music at the PTI sit-in was Rs110 million but I have only... Read more
Protests over K-P power outages turn violent
Peshawar : As the mercury rose throughout Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) on Monday, protests over incessant power outages became violent with the Grand Trunk road being the clash point between government authorities and angry mobs. Protesters closed down the Islamabad-Peshawar motorway in Tarujaba area while some others from nearby villages rooted out... Read more
FTO decides 72pc cases in favour of taxpayers
Islamabad: The Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) decided 71.6 per cent of the total complaints in favour of taxpayers in 2014, the FTO office observed in its annual report for the year. In all, the FTO decided 1,108 cases in favour of taxpayers out of total 1,548 complaints received during... Read more