Dr. Asim Hussain leads prayer
Former petroleum minister and close aide of co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari Dr. Asim Hussain led...
Govt re-appoints Dr. Irshad as FBR chairman
The federal government has appointed Dr. Irshad as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue. According to sources sources, a...
Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
It’s a wrap for Fawad Khan’s Kapoor and Sons!
The cast of Karan Johar’s upcoming Kapoor and Sons have culminated their shooting in the valleys of Coonoor, India. Our very own Fawad Khan will be playing Siddharth Malhotra’s brother in the movie, which also features Alia Bhatt and Rishi Kapoor, among others. The happy bunch (excluding Alia) decided... Read more
Ali Kazmi only gets meaner in Deepa Mehta’s Beeba Boys
From an unapologetic wife-beater in TV drama Jackson Heights to the slickest henchman we’ve ever seen in Deepa Mehta’s Beeba Boys, Ali Kazmi plays the part of the bad guy like it’s second skin. In the recently released trailer of Beeba Boys, we see Kazmi as equal parts sinister... Read more
Russia’s Rostec expects to ink gas pipeline agreement with Pakistan
Moscow : Russia’s Rostec state corporation says it expects to sign a document for the construction of a gas pipeline in Pakistan by the end of July. “Yes, we are preparing a document to be signed, according to preliminary estimates, in late July,” a Rostec spokesman told a Russian news... Read more
NAB arrests former PESCO chief
Peshawar: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Saturday arrested Parvez Akhtar Shah, former chief executive Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO), on charges of accumulating assets that did not match his source of income. Shah will be produced before the accountability court for obtaining physical remand under NAB’s custody. During the course... Read more
Islamic State leader Hafiz Saeed killed in US drone strike
Afghan intelligence agency said on Saturday the chief of Islamic State for Orakzai and the self-styled Khorasan region (Pakistan, Afghanistan and some adjoining regions), Hafiz Saeed Khan, was killed in a US drone strike. “Based on NDS (National Directorate of Security) intelligence, Hafiz Saeed, the leader of IS in... Read more
Accused in Waqas Shah murder case identified by witnesses
Karachi: The man accused of murdering Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) worker Waqas Shah was identified by two witnesses in a local court here on Saturday. Asif Ali was presented for an identification parade in the court of Judicial Magistrate West. On June 25, Rangers arrested Asif Ali the target... Read more
Police kill dacoits in Shikarpur
Shikarpur: Police on Saturday claimed to have killed two wanted dacoits in an encounter that took place in Dewal Marfani area of Shikarpur. According to the police, the dacoit Nazar Narejo and Sarwar Narejo were the most wanted dacoits. Two policemen were also killed in the dacoits’ firing. Read more
PDMA KP issue high alert about heavy rain in KP
Peshawar: The Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa issued high alert about heavy rain in Hazara, Bannu and D.I. Khan Divisions. A warning by PDMA authority issued here that heavy rain with thunderstorm and wind has been forecast for these areas Saturday and Sunday. The Commissioners of the... Read more
MQM being targeted in Karachi operation: Altaf
London: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain  has said Karachi operation is in progress exclusively against his party. Addressing an Iftar party under the auspices of Lovers of Pakistan in London, Altaf said over 50 MQM activists have disappeared and yet dozens others have been assassinated extra-judicially. Despite... Read more
Pakistan opt to field in Sri Lanka one-dayer
Pakistan captain Azhar Ali won the toss and sent Sri Lanka in to bat in the first one-day international in Dambulla on Saturday. Ninth-ranked Pakistan need to win the five-match series to stay in contention for a place in the eight-nation Champions Trophy in England in 2017. Sri Lanka,... Read more
The code to kill Dr. Imran Farooq was ‘Mamoon Ka Cake Katna Hai’ :
The codeword for the murder of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, Dr Imran Farooq, was ‘Mamoon Ka Cake Katna Hai’ (cut the cake).’ Moazzam Ali, one of the suspects of Dr Farooq’s during an ongoing interrogation disclosed that the codeword for Dr Farooq was ‘Mamoon’ (maternal uncle). whereas the... Read more