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...
It was only time before Asrar was picked up on the Bollywood radar. The young musician created a sensation upon his Coke Studio debut last year; his now Lux Style Award-nominated single ‘Sub Aakho Ali Ali’ made him a household name. His subsequent tracks, ranging from the soulful Shakar... Read more
COAS meets US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan
Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif met with US Special Representative for Pakistan and Afghanistan Daniel Feldman on Saturday. The Army Chief and Daniel Feldman discussed regional security and stability. Feldman appreciated Pakistan’s role and that of General Sharif in bringing all parties together for the... Read more
US lauds Pakistan role for Afghan peace talks
Ambassador Daniel F. Feldman, US Special Representative for Afghanistan & Pakistan (SRAP) met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif today. Discussed regional security and stability. He appreciated Pakistan’s positive role, specially of General Raheel Sharif for bringing all parties to peace talks between Afghanistan Government and Taliban.... Read more
CJCSC holds meetings with Brazilian military leadership
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Rashad Mahmood, who is on an official visit to Brazil, visited Brazilian Ministry of Defence on Saturday. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Gen. Rashad was accorded guard of honour upon his arrival at the ministry. He called on General... Read more
‘Karachi Se Lahore’ premieres in Lahore
Lahore: Pakistani romantic comedy film ‘Karachi Se Lahore’ has released nationwide and it’s premiere was held at Cinestar IMAX cinema on Thursday. The premiere of ‘Karachi Se Lahore’ at Cinestar cinema featured a host of stars including lead cast and crew the film along with heavyweights from Pakistan’s film,... Read more
Overnight rains cause closure of main Chitral roads
Chitral: The situation continues to deteriorate in flood-stricken Chirtal as roads leading to the upper areas have been shut due to overnight rains. DCO Chitral Amin-ul-Haq told Geo News that it was no longer possible to travel to several areas of the city. He added that difficulties were being... Read more
India violates ceasefire at Bajwat Sector
Sialkot: Indian security forces opened indiscriminate fire at Bajwat Sector and violated the ceasefire along the Working Boundary, Rangers sources said on Saturday. According to sources the Chenab Rangers retaliated with full force bringing an end to the Indian firing. The situation along the Working Boundary and Line of... Read more
Heartbreak as Bangladesh-India land swap splits families
Dahala-Khagrabari: Chapala Barman is heartbroken as she contemplates leaving the home she has known all her life ahead of a historic land swap between Bangladesh and India that will divide her family. The exchange at midnight on Friday will end one of the world’s most intractable disputes that has... Read more
Windows 10 spies on you by default
New York : Microsoft’s new Windows 10 operating system is immensely popular with, with 14 million downloads in just two days, but the price of the free upgrade may just be a user’s privacy, though, as changing Windows 10’s intrusive default settings is difficult, according to Russia Today channel. While... Read more
Pak-china wind farm generating over 1kWh energy daily
Yichang: A Pakistan wind farm built and funded by the China Three Gorges Corporation is generating more than 1 million kilowatt-hours of electricity daily. The project is operating for more than 20 hours a day, a spokesperson for the Chinese state-owned renewable energy giant said today. Since it went... Read more
Pakistan to release 163 Indian fishermen as goodwill gesture
Karachi: Pakistani government has decided to release as many as 163 Indian fishermen including eight Muslims as a goodwill gesture. The prisoners, apprehended 10 months ago after straying into Pakistan’s territorial water, will be released on Sunday from District Jail Malir. During the Ufa summit between Prime Minister Nawaz... Read more
A Pakistan glacier, as viewed from a drone – in pictures
Polish photographer David Kaszlikowski took a series of stunning photographs of a glacier in the Karakoram region of Pakistan while on a film expedition. At the Baltoro and Godwin-Austen glaciers near K2, the second highest mountain in the world, he sent his drone on flights to scout the surrounding... Read more
Dar introduces new taxes to compensate for FBR failures
Islamabad: Just one month after it passed the federal budget for fiscal year 2016, the government has levied new taxes using administrative measures in a bid to shore up revenue collection after the tax agencies fell short of their first month target. The new taxes include a 36.5% sales tax... Read more
Woman speaks of forced conversion, denial to lodge FIR of rape, trafficking
Karachi: How women of marginalised communities are suffering at the hands of influential people and the state has turned a blind eye towards their misery came to light at a press conference held on Friday. Emmi, 30, and resident of Thatta city, is now looking for justice with the... Read more