Indian drone shot down by Pakistan Army
An Indian quadcopter spying across the Line of Control (LoC) was shot down by Pakistan Army on Friday. According...
Microsoft tops forecasts with 16% profit growth
Microsoft on Thursday delivered stronger-than-expected earnings for the past quarter, lifted by gains in cloud computing and other business...
Nayyar Sultana remembered Today
Pakistani actress Nayyar Sultana, known as the ‘Queen of Sentiments’ was remembered on her 25th death anniversary on Friday...
More than 400 arrested in Saudi crackdown on IS
Saudi Arabia announced Saturday it has broken up an IS group-linked network and made more than 430 arrests, foiling new attacks on Shia mosques and a diplomatic mission. The IS group has claimed several deadly attacks in the Sunni-dominated kingdom. Authorities have “managed over the past few weeks to... Read more
Indian army resorts to indiscriminate cross border firing on Eid day
The Indian army launched a massive barrage of artillery shells across the border today on Eid. The unprovoked firing from the Indian army continued along the line of control area near Naiza Pir sector. Violating the ceasefire, Indian army also used heavy mortars and machine guns. The gunfire caused... Read more
Road accident in Swat: 4 dead
At least four people died in a road accident in Golibagh area of Swat earlier today while several people were injured. According to reports, a van and car collided in the Golibagh area of Swat. Rescue sources confirmed that four people died in the accident while at least 13... Read more
Gen. Sharif lauds brave security guard’s sacrifice
General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff, earlier today paid rich tributes to Talib Hussain, a security guard who selflessly embraced martyrdom while intercepting a suicide bomber at the entrance of a university in Quetta. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Talib sacrificed his life in order to... Read more
Iraqi bombing: Death toll hovers closes to hundred
The toll for a massive suicide car bomb attack carried out by the Islamic State group north of Baghdad rose to 90 dead and 17 missing Saturday. The top official in Khan Bani Saad, the predominantly Shiite town 20 kilometres (12 miles) north of Baghdad where the attack occurred... Read more
Loadshedding in karachi: KElectric’s eid surprise
The series of unannounced load shedding continued on the first day of Eid in Karachi despite the announcement from K-Electric that there would be no load shedding during the eagerly awaited festival season. The privately owned utility deprived several areas of the megapolis were deprived of electricity since early... Read more
Syrian President Bashar attends Eid Prayers
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made a rare public appearance earlier yesterday for holiday congregational prayers at a Damascus mosque, as par Syrian state media reports. Assad attended morning prayers at the Al-Hamad mosque in northwest Damascus on Eidul Fitr, the Muslim holiday marking the end of the fasting month... Read more
No tea, smoking for GB public (works) servants: GB Minister
Gilgit-Baltistan Minister for Works Dr Muhammad Iqbal has instructed his staff to work efficiently during duty hours and would not allow them to ‘waste their time smoking cigarettes and drinking tea’. During a briefing at his first day at his office in Gilgit on Wednesday after he was appointed... Read more
LHC dismisses head master’s petition
Justice Shahid Waheed of the Lahore High Court earlier yesterday, dismissed a petition by Muhammad Iqbal, the head master of a public school, who had challenged a notice issued to him after the school’s grade 9 posted a pass result below 25 per cent. The judge observed that the... Read more
Gambat calling: Hospital offers free transplants but needs more surgeons
In the remote areas of the Sindh province, people suffering from kidney ailments or those requiring transplants may no longer have to travel to Karachi for their treatment. A medical facility in a small town of Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah’s Khairpur district, Gambat, is offering free kidney care... Read more
Jalozai’s forgotten  IDPs
The internally displaced persons (IDP) living in Jalozai Camp comprise some 2,500 families from Bara, Khyber Agency and 100 families from Bajaur and Mohmand agencies. None of them received any Eid packages containing food and clothes from the federal or provincial governments or even from NGOs this year’s Eidul... Read more
COAS offers Eid at Wana
Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Saturday offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayer at Wana, South Wazirastan Agency. According to an ISPR press release, the COAS met Eid with the troops. (APP) Read more
Nation celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr today
Nation is  celebrating Eid-ul-Fitr  today (Saturday), after a formal announcement yesterday that the moon of the month of Shawwal had been sighted. Earlier on Friday, the Ruet-i-Hilal Committee had made the announcement that the moon of the month of Shawwal had been sighted and that Eidul Fitr would be celebrated... Read more
President for effective role of institutions for democratic society
President Mamnoon Hussain has said that with the effective role of country’s institutions, a true democratic society based on justice, equity and equality can be established in Pakistan. “If our institutions play their effective role, a democratic society based on justice, equity and equality can be established in the... Read more