16 killed, 19 injured in Lahore’s Ferozepur road blast
At least 16 people were killed and 19 injured in an explosion at the Kot Lakhpat vegetable market near...
Teenage maid recovered from house of anchorperson Gharida Farooqi
Police have recovered a teenage maid from the residence of anchorperson Gharidah Farooqui. Teenage maid’s parents lodged an application...
China warns India not to harbour illusions in border stand-off
China’s defense ministry on Monday warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military’s ability to defend...
Ministry of Interior denies any attack on PM Nawaz Sharif motorcade
Ministry of Interior denyed any attack on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s motorcade on Sunday. In a statement issued by the ministry, said “The motorist, who is a former air force officer, only tried to overtake premier’s car by mistake. His car’s license (registration number) plate is not spurious,” Earlier, authorities... Read more
Attack on Nawaz Sharif’s convoy foiled
An attempt to attack the convoy of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has been foiled. The incident took place when a suspicious vehicle suddenly joined the convoy of the prime minister in Malpur near Islamabad, however, the security personnel intercepted the vehicle and took the driver into their custody. Sharif,... Read more
Wasim Akram disagrees with Ganguly over India-Pakistan cricket row
Former captain Wasim Akram has said that he is in favour of resuming bilateral cricket ties with India. Akram told media on Sunday that regardless of the political situation between the two countries it was necessary to have normal sporting ties, Indian TV reported. Asked about the recent statement... Read more
Pakistan opts to take legal action against Altaf in UK
Pakistan has finally decided to take legal action in United Kingdom against the controversial speeches of MQM chief Altaf Hussain on Saturday night. Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar addressing a press conference on Sunday Addressing in Islamabad said that Pakistani government would also take up the issue with UK authorities. “We have... Read more
Pakistan’s Japanese-dominated car market poised for new entrants
Pakistan’s car market has been dominated by Japanese automakers for decades, but a mini-economic revival looks set to attract new players from Europe and Korea into the mix. Despite heavy taxation on imported vehicles, enthusiasm for owning a car in Pakistan has remained undented — thanks in part to... Read more
Gurdaspur terrorists used ‘Made in Pakistan’ gloves: Hindustan Times
The three terrorists who stormed a police station in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district had used gloves with “Made in Pakistan” tags and a US-made night vision device that could have been procured from Afghanistan, investigators have said. The panel of doctors from Gurdaspur civil hospital, which carried out the autopsy... Read more
Iran official urges quick approval of nuclear deal
Iran’s deputy foreign minister Saturday urged a speedy approval in Tehran of a nuclear deal so blame for any failure falls on US lawmakers who may yet vote against it. Abbas Araghchi’s comments come as US Secretary of State John Kerry and members of his nuclear negotiating team are... Read more
No BFFs, No friendship in Bollywood?
General perception about Bollywood actors and actress could only share friction, not friendship, a cut-throat ­competition, but actors are out to bust the myth. According to ‘Hindustan Times’ the moment someone mentions Sonam’s name to Jacqueline, with a big smile she says “Sonam is not my best friend, she is a lot... Read more
Smart gadgets from guns to cars ripe for hacking
Hackers are not just after your computer: connected devices from cars to home security systems to sniper rifles are now targets for actors looking to steal or cause mischief. The rapid growth in the “Internet of Things” has opened up new opportunities for cyber attacks and new markets for... Read more
Sales tax refund matter to be resolved on priority: Dar
Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar said that the matter regarding sales tax refund would be resolved on priority. Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting with the delegation of APTMA, having detailed discussion on issues faced by the textile industry, said a press release issued here. The... Read more
Bajrangi Bhaijaans from Pak want to reunite Indian woman with family
In a scenario straight out of Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Pakistani activists have launched a fresh campaign to unite a hearing and speech impaired Indian woman who has been stranded in the neighbouring country for at least 15 years. The renewed push to unite the woman – whom Karachi-based rights activist... Read more
Sikh girl tops matric exams in Punjab
Manbir Kaur become the first Sikh girl to top the matriculation exam in Pakistan. The daughter of Giani Prem Singh, the head granthi at Gurdwara Sri Nankana Sahib, Manbir scored 1035 marks out of 1100 to emerge topper. She is a student of Shri Guru Nanak Devji High School... Read more
Sindh schools to reopen on August 3
Sindh schools will reopen from August 3, except for the flood affected areas. According to a notification issued by the Sindh Education Department on Saturday evening schools in Sindh to reopen on August 3 except the schools located in flood-affected areas will remain closed till August 11. The changing in dates has... Read more