Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Pakistan shoots down Indian spy drone
Pakistan army shot down an Indian spy drone over the line of control in Kashmir today (Wednesday) According to local news channel “Samaa tv”, ISPR  has confirmed that the spy drone was shot down when it was busy taking photographs in Bhimber area of Azad Kashmir. The debris of... Read more
‘Wrong No’ — the right kind of cinema
Lahore: Yasir Nawaz’s ‘Wrong No’ is the right kind of film coming out from the long evolving process of the Pakistani film industry, which is now headed towards a positive direction. Danish Taimoor is sporting a double role in the film, which is of a romantic/comedy genre. The film... Read more
NASA spacecraft makes closest approach to Pluto
Washington : An unmanned NASA spacecraft whizzed by Pluto on Tuesday, making its closest approach in the climax of a decade-long journey to explore the dwarf planet for the first time, the US space agency said. “New Horizons passes its closest approach mark at Pluto,” a NASA commentator said as... Read more
26 suspects arrested in Peshawar
Peshawar: At least 26 suspects were arrested during joint search operation conducted by police and law enforcement agency today. According to police sources, the door to door search operation was jointly conducted by police and law enforcement agency against criminals in Hassan Ghari area in Peshawar and lady police... Read more
High security in Punjab on Eid, 7500 rescuers to be on duty
Lahore: The Punjab Emergency Service (Rescue 1122) Emergency Ambulance, Rescue and Fire Services along with 7500 rescuers will remain on emergency alert during Eid holidays in all Districts of Punjab to provide emergency cover to the citizens in case of any emergency. In this regard, DG Rescue Punjab Dr.... Read more
Munda Dam to be constructed on river Swat
Islamabad: Central Development Working Party (CDWP) has accorded approval for construction of Munda Dam on River Swat. France has agreed to provide financial assistance for the project, state media reported. The Federal government is in touch with France in this regard. Munda Dam has the capacity to generate 740... Read more
Afghan Taliban leader hails ‘legitimate’ peace talks
Kabul: Taliban leader Mullah Omar on Wednesday hailed as “legitimate” peace talks aimed at ending Afghanistan’s 13-year war, in his first comments on the nascent dialogue, easing concerns that it lacked the leadership’s backing. Afghan officials sat down with Taliban cadres last week in Murree, a tourist town in... Read more
Reham believes ‘attack from a select lobby’ over her credentials
Lahore: Reham Khan – TV host and wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf Chairman Imran Khan – has said that a select lobby will “attack you if you try to address real pertinent issues in Pakistan.” “A few people have an agenda and media is promoting their senseless propaganda,” Rehman reacted in... Read more
China pledges $10 million special grant to Pakistan
Islamabad: China will provide $10 million to Pakistan as per an agreement signed between the Chinese ambassador and secretary economic affairs division of Pakistan. “Sun Weidong, the ambassador of China to Pakistan, together with Muhammad Saleem Sethi, Secretary of Economic Affairs Division of Pakistan, signed an agreement between the government of... Read more
Pakistan win toss, bat against Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI
Pallekele: Pakistan captain Azhar Ali won the toss and elected to bat in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka here at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Pakistan retained the same side that won the first match by six wickets in Dambulla last Saturday to take the... Read more
Resolutions submitted against Altaf, Imran in Sindh Assembly
Karachi: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) submitted resolutions against each other’s party leaders in the Sindh Assembly on Wednesday. The PTI submitted a resolution against MQM Chief Altaf Hussain’s statement. PTI leader Arif Alvi said the British government was hiding the money laundering issues, adding... Read more
Eyewitness identifies Safoora Goth suspects in attack on Bohra community
Karachi: An eyewitness picked out two suspects of the Safoora Goth massacre from an identification parade before a judicial magistrate on Friday for involvement in a bomb attack on a mosque of the Bohra community. Tahir Hussain Minhas alias Saeen and Saad Aziz alias Tin Tin have been accused of... Read more
Khyber operation completed: DG ISPR
Rawalpindi: Director General (DG) ISPR Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa in an interview with BBC said the operation in Khyber Agency had been completed. He added that first phase of the operation in Shawal had almost reached its completion. The DG ISPR said Operaiton Zarb-e-Azb was proceeding successfully and... Read more
British paper raises questions over Reham Khan’s education
London: British newspaper ‘Daily Mail’ has raised questions over the educational credentials of Reham Khan the wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan. According to Reham Khan’s personal website she was hired by the BBC after being enrolled in a postgraduate course in broadcast journalism at North Lindsay... Read more