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...
Salman Khan Retracts Tweet on Yakub Memon With an Apology
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan retracted his tweets on Yakub Memon — the man on death row for the 1993 serial blasts in Mumbai. Late last night, the Khan had tweeted saying Yakub should not be hanged and instead, his brother Tiger Memon, the absconding main accused in the case, should... Read more
PTI investors group, a real dilemma for Imran: Dr Kirmani
Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Affairs Dr. Asif Kirmani Sunday said that the investors group in the ranks of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf had put its chairman Imran Khan in a state of quandary. In a statement, Dr. Kirmani advised the PTI chairman to accept his faults by... Read more
PTI stages protest against MQM at 10 Downing Street
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) held a protest demonstration against the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) at the 10 Downing Street, London on Sunday. PTI leader Faisal Vawda who is on a special visit to UK to stage protest agains MQM Chief Altaf Hussain said “We will submit an application with... Read more
Sri Lanka win final ODI, Pakistan take series
Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 165 runs in the fifth and final one-day international in Hambantota on Sunday, but lost the series 3-2. The hosts piled up their highest total of 368-4 against Pakistan after electing to bat and then bowled their rivals out for 203 in a match... Read more
24 suspected terrorists arrested in Balochistan
Frontier Corps (FC) and police claimed they arrested at least 24 suspected members of a banned outfit in separate raids in Quetta and Sibi earlier this week. Most of them were arrested from areas in and around the provincial capital, according to officials. At least 13 suspected militants were... Read more
Sri Lanka set 369 run target in fifth Pakistan ODI
Sri Lanka piled up their highest one-day total against Pakistan of 368-4 after electing to bat in the fifth and final match in Hambantota on Sunday. Left-handed opener Kusal Perera hit 116, sharing a first-wicket stand of 164 with Tillakaratne Dilshan, who completed 10,000 one-day runs during his innings... Read more
Fury after Salman Khan says death row bomber innocent
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan urged India’s top court Sunday to spare the life of a convicted bomb plotter due to be hanged this week, declaring him innocent and sparking a political furore. The Supreme Court is expected on Monday to hear a last-ditch appeal from Yakub Memon, convicted of... Read more
Israel police enter Islam holy place
Israeli police entered one of Islam´s holiest places — annexed east Jerusalem´s Al-Aqsa mosque — on Sunday to tackle suspected Palestinian rioters, police said. The compound, which is also revered by Jews, is one of the biggest flashpoints in the Middle East. Israel routinely imposes age restrictions on Muslim... Read more
Massive flooding leads to 36 deaths
Torrential rains and floods in Chitral have left at least 36 people dead and affected more than 250,000 people, disaster management officials stated, amid fears of furhter casualties. Severe weather has caused havoc in the north and south of the country, sweeping away dozens of roads and bridges in... Read more
Golden couple Maria Sharapova, Dimitrov break up
Maria Sharapova and boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov have split up after dating for over two years, Dimitrov confirmed to Bulgarian media over the weekend. “Our paths parted,” Bulgarian tennis star Dimitrov told website after rumours about the break-up surfaced on social media. “We lived through wonderful moments together. I... Read more
Sri Lanka bat first against Pakistan in last ODI
Sri Lanka’s captain Angelo Mathews won the toss and chose to bat in the fifth and final one-day international against Pakistan in Hambantota on Sunday. The match holds academic interest as Pakistan already enjoy an invincible 3-1 lead, but both sides will want to end the series on a... Read more
Local employee of US Embassy killed in Pakistan: police
A local employee of the US embassy in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad was shot dead by an unidentified gunman on Sunday, police said. The motive for the shooting was unclear. Police said the victim was a member of the Shiite Ismaili minority community and was working in the US Drug... Read more
US Embassy employee shot dead in islamabad
A Pakistani employee of the US Embassy in Islamabad was murdered earlier today. According to the police, the deceased identified as Iqbal Baig worked for US Drug Enforcement Agency. The motive for the attack is still unclear and the US Embassy did not immediately respond to a request for... Read more