Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
Flynn pleads guilty on Russia; reportedly ready to testify on Trump
Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about contacts with...
FO condemns ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia
The Foreign Office condemned ballistic missile attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Saudi Arabia. In a statement issued on...
3 alleged terrorists arrested in karachi
Police earlier today, arrested three suspected terrorists allegedly planning to carry out targeted killing in the city during Eidul Fitr from Surjani Town area of Karachi. The suspects were arrested by the Crime Branch after an encounter. According to police the accused, identified as Abdulla Mufti s/o Abdul Majid,... Read more
MQM chief to go on hunger strike
Karachi: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain on Sunday announced to go on hunger strike till death against the exploitation of Muahjirs. Announcing his decision to go on hunger strike, MQM chief said he had promised to the nation that he would rather die than go back on his... Read more
Khursheed Shah opposes FIA, NAB role in Sindh
Karachi: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah on Sunday said that federal institutions like National Accountability Bureau (NAB) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) should not have any role to play in Sindh. Speaking to media representatives here, he said Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief... Read more
Mushtaq Mahar assumes charge as city police chief
Karachi: Mushtaq Ahmed Mahar assumed charge as Additional Inspector General of Police (AIGP) Karachi on Sunday the second day of Eid. After assuming charge Mahar arrived at the headquarters and reviewed the Eid security plan and discussed security issues with his officers. Mahar has been appointed as the AIGP... Read more
Pakistan set Sri Lanka challenging 317-run target in 3rd ODI
Colombo: Decent contributions from Pakistan’s top order with two half-centuries by Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Hafeez helped them set hosts Sri Lanka a challenging target of 317 in the third ODI here at the Premadasa international cricket stadium on Sunday. Wicket keeper-batsman Sarfraz scored 77 in 74 balls with... Read more
Altaf asks govt to admit ‘tortured’ Qamar to hospital
London: Altaf Hussain, Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Sunday demanded of the government to admit immediately its “tortured” leader Qamar Mansoor to hospital “to save his life”. In a press statement issued here, Altaf claimed that Qamar has been subjected to “brutal torture” after being taken into custody by the... Read more
DG Rangers visits interior Sindh, meets Eid with soldiers
Karachi: DG Rangers Maj Gen Bilal Akbar on Sunday is visiting interior Sindh and border areas to meet Eid with the soldiers performing their duties. He spent the second day of Eid with the troops in the border areas and boosted their morale. He will also visit interior Sindh... Read more
Syrian govt releases more than 200 prisoners for Eid
The Syrian government has released more than 200 prisoners, many of whom were detained under “anti-terror” laws, to mark the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday, a lawyer told the media. Dozens of women were among 240 detainees who were released earlier this week, said attorney and leading human rights activist... Read more
Iran requests India to help develop new port to circumvent pakistan
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has requested India to invest in infrastructure projects worth $8 billion, including an expanded role in developing a strategic port that will open up access to Central Asia, Iran’s envoy to New Delhi said earlier this week. The port of Chabahar in southeast Iran is... Read more
Senior cop falls victim to terror attack in KPK
A senior police officer of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa police was murdered in Salim Khan area of Swabi, militants claimed earlier yesterday. Superintendent Police of the Elite Force Khairul Haseeb was heading home after offering morning prayers when gunmen riding on a motorcyle waylaid him and sprayed his vehicles with indiscriminate... Read more
Safoora carnage will never be forgotten claims corps commander karachi
Karachi Corps Commander Lieutenant General Naveed Mukhtar visited Al-Azhar garden today morning to meet the families of the Safoora carnage victims. “Safoora carnage will never be forgotten,” the Karachi corps commander said. Lt Gen Mukhtar assured the victims’ families that the army has made headway in the investigation of... Read more
Pakistani flags raised in IOK
Thousands of protesters took to the streets against house arrest of Hurriyat Conference leader Syed Ali Gilani in Indian occupied Kashmir following Eidul Fitr prayers. The protesters chanted anti-Indian slogans and raised Pakistani flags during their protest demonstration outside Eidgah. The protest turned violent after Indian forces resorted to... Read more
Karachi violence: 3 dead
At least three people were killed in a firing incident on Eid day in Korangi Ibrahim Haideri area of the metropolis, Samaa reported. According to police, the incident took place when unidentified assailants opened fire at a local hotel in Korangi Ibrahim Road. A former activist of a political... Read more