11 injured as terrorists attack Peshawar Agriculture Training Institute
At least 11 people were injured in a militant attack at the student hostel of the Directorate of Agriculture,...
Rap mogul Russell Simmons steps down after sex accusations
Russell Simmons — who helped bring hip-hop into the mainstream with Def Jam Recordings — said Thursday he was...
Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Zardari attacks PM Nawaz Sharif
PPP Co-Chairperson and former President Asif Ali Zardari earlier today launched a scathing attack on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for what he described as “repeating the politics of 1990’s.” “We accepted the results of 2013 General Elections for the sake of democracy, although those elections were RO’s elections. The... Read more
Two injured in explosions near Habib university in Karachi
At least two persons were injured in a explosions near Habib university in Karachi on Monday evening. According to police sources, three explosions were heard near Habib University, Pehlwan Goth. one of the eyewitness said that three mortar shells were fired on the university from empty plots. DIG East Munir Sheikh while talking... Read more
Journalist who helped cause Chinese market collapse arrested
A financial journalist has “confessed” to causing “panic and disorder” on China’s stock market and inflicting “huge losses on the country”, state media reported earlier yesterday. Wang Xiaolu, a journalist with Caijing magazine, was detained by Chinese authorities following China’s recent stock market crash. Wang was held for fabricating... Read more
Call the band reunited: “Our friendship is stronger than ever”, says bandmate Xulfi
Whenever bands announce that they are parting ways with a prominent member, splitting up, or simply retiring and calling it a day,  their fans ever hope that they will re-unite. So it wasn’t exactly shocking when Junaid Khan, who left pop rock group Call amidst a burgeoning acting career... Read more
India should bypass Pakistan for gas pipeline with Iran: Indian Chamber of Commerce
The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham) has insisted that India should take advantage of the removal of western sanctions on Iran and should bypass Pakistan to import natural gas from Iran. “Lifting of western sanctions on Iran throws up a great opportunity for India to... Read more
Match fixing: “My redemption starts on the cricket field:” Salman Butt
Former Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowler Mohammad Asif can return to cricket this week following five-year spot-fixing bans, but age and public hostility mean the pair face a hard road to redemption. On Wednesday they will join left-arm quick Mohammad Amir, whose own ban was relaxed by... Read more
Breakthrough: Momal Sheikh to play Pakistani girl in Anand Rai’s next blockbuster
Momal Sheikh, daughter of industry veteran Javed Sheikh, has bagged a role in a Bollywood film, which is Tanu Weds Manu director Anand L Rai’s next big blockbuster. “Yes, I have been cast in the movie, which is a rom-com. I play a Pakistani girl in the film.” Momal... Read more
Treason case: LHC bans broadcast of MQM’s Altaf Hussain’s speeches
The Lahore High Court (LHC) placed a ban on the broadcast of  Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain’s speeches. According to reports, a three-member bench of the LHC hearing a treason case against Altaf issued notices to the MQM chief, Prime Minister’s Principal Secretary Javed Aslam and the... Read more
Pakistanis are making waves in  Hollywood and among them are visual effects artists who are taking the west by storm. t Laraib Atta who had her big breakthrough at the age of 19 back in 2006. Laraib is the daughter of legendary singer Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi. She is Pakistan’s first... Read more
Afghan Taliban admit to hiding Mullah Omar’s death
Afghan Taliban earlier today admitted hiding their long time leader Mullah Omar’s death for more than two years, saying he died in 2013 as was first claimed by the Afghan intelligence. The group had continued as recently as July to release official statements in the name of Omar, who... Read more
Cristiano Ronaldo spends £20,000 on another waxwork… of himself
Portugese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly paid a sum of £20,000 on a waxwork of himself to keep with him at home, according to The Sun. Sculptor Michael Wade confirmed he was hired to create the waxwork by Ronaldo. “We still had the mould that we’d used to sculpt... Read more
Silkworms help India’s tribal communities spin their way out of poverty
Talking to the press in her recently built mud and brick home, Indian villager Munia Murmu proudly shows off her new tv, thanks to hundreds of squirming green silkworms. Like thousands of other tribal villagers in India, Murmu lives in extreme poverty, and until recently could not afford enough... Read more
Mawra Hocane speaks up on Shaan’s #BanMawra campaign
The Indian movie Phantom is certainly one of the most controversial films released in recent years. Not just in terms of its content but also in the way it has managed to stir debate on both sides of the border during the course of its promotions. The film was banned by... Read more
All Indian attempts to halt Pak China projects fail
There have been some major developments on the trade and investment front recently. Among these, the friendship between Pakistan and China has entered a new phase of expanded cooperation as Beijing pledges investment of $46 billion in building an economic corridor. According to the plan, Pakistan may become a... Read more