ADB appoints first woman country director Xiaohong Yang to Pakistan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed China’s Xiaohong Yang as new Country Director for Pakistan. According to ADB...
Musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world
Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an...
Ghulam Mustafa Khar joins PTI
Ghulam Mustafa Khar has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday. Khar made the announcement after meeting Imran Khan at...
Province status for GB to hurt Kashmir cause: AJK PM Majeed
Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Prime Minister Chaudhry Abdul Majeed on earlier yesterday urged the government of Pakistan to avoid making Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) the fifth province of the country. “Making G-B a province will dent the Kashmir cause at the international level,” Majeed warned, while addressing a press conference... Read more
GB’s new CM wants to recover corruption money
Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister Hafeezur Rahman has taken notice of corruption in mega projects undertaken during the previous government’s tenure. He has asked authorities to recover money from the companies involved in the projects. “Rahman isn’t happy with the development work done by the previous government,” a spokesman at the... Read more
Halal meat can turn you into muslim: Claims Swedish politician
A politician in Sweden has sparked a scandal by blurting that Halal meat is imbued with ‘magical powers’ and can turn you into a Muslim, swedish news media reported earlier yesterday. “You become a Muslim if you eat Halal meat,” Michael Ohman, the head of the nationalist party’s Heby... Read more
IBM unveils new generation chip
IBM earlier today unveiled a highly advanced new chip which the company says could boost computing power of “everything from smartphones to spacecraft.” The company unveiled the industry’s first seven-nanometer chip that could hold more than 20 billion tiny switches or transistors for improved computing power. The new chips... Read more
Punjab CM orders investigation into mass rapes and sodomies
The  Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif has ordered an investigation into the mass rapes and sodomies of a large number of boys and girls in a village in Punjab. Police has arrested three suspects from Ganda Singh village of Kasur district so far and has lodged FIR against... Read more
4 cops arrested in Quetta over negligence
Four policemen were arrested for negligence of their duties in the passport office where three people were gunned down earlier this week. Three people, a police constable and two men of the Hazara community, were killed in a firing incident outside the Quetta Passport Office on Monday. According to... Read more
KP minister arrested by accountability commission
Peshawar: A provincial minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa province of Pakistan Ziaullah Afridi on Thursday was arrested by the provincial accountability commission over the charges of misusing authority and corruption. Afridi currently holds the portfolio of provincial ministry of mineral development. He was arrested by the accountability commission over the... Read more
Ex. TTP spokesman Shahidullah Shahid killed in drone strike in Afghanistan
Former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan spokesperson Shahidullah Shahid and 24 other militants were killed in a US drone strike earlier today, according to an Afghan news agency. As per reports, Shahidullah Shahid was killed in a US drone strike in Nangarhar province, across the border in Afghanistan. The identity of other... Read more
Modi expresses India’s ‘anger’ over China’s action on Lakhvi
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday conveyed to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping India’s ‘anger’ at China’s blocking of Delhi’s demand at the UN for action over Pakistan’s release of Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi. “The issue of Lakhvi did come up and it was discussed in some detail,” Indian... Read more
Madar-e-Millat’s Fatima Jinnah remembered on her 48th death anniversary
Islamabad: Madar-e-Millat Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah, the revered sister of the father of nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was remembered on her 48th death anniversary on Thursday. Fatima Jinnah was born in Karachi during the British government in subcontinent on 30th July, 1893. In 1919 Fatima Jinnah took admission in... Read more
Bilateral ties: Don’t think emotionally in trade with India, says Pasha
Lahore:Former finance minister and renowned economist Dr Hafeez Pasha has said that Pakistan should give trade incentives to India on items that are being imported from other countries, especially from China. “We should think strategically, not emotionally, on trade issues,” he said. “Giving duty concessions to India on items... Read more
Bank robbery in Lahore, 3 killed on resistance
Lahore: At least three people were killed and three others injured on Thursday during an incident of firing at a bank in Lahore. According to police and rescue officials, Abdullah, entered Bank of Punjab, Allama Iqbal Town Branch and opened indiscriminate fire on the staff. The firing left three staffers... Read more
PM to attend SCO summit today
Ufa: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will lead the Pakistan delegation to the Meeting of the Heads of States Council of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Ufa today. SCO is an important organization founded in Shanghai in 2001. Its member-states include China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. The... Read more
Yaum-e-Ali being observed amid tight security
The Martyrdom anniversary of Hazrat Ali (A.S) is being observed today (Thursday) across Pakistan with religious fervour and reverence amid tight security. Majalis  and processions  will be taken out to pay tributes and homage to Hazrat Ali (A.S). Heavy contingent of police will be deputed for security of mosques... Read more