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...
Bye Bye Muttahida: MQM’s GB leader resigns from the party
The Muttahida Qaumi Movement Gilgit-Baltistan leader Sayid Abid Iqbal resigned from the party. Talking to the media at the press club earlier this week. Iqbal said he announced the resignation over party chief Altaf Hussain’s recent speech. “His recent statements against the armed forces prove he is working for... Read more
More then 20,000 FIRs registered in Peshawar district this year
20,262 FIRs were registered during the last seven months in the city of Peshawar KPK, indicating a perpetual rise in crime. A cursory look over crime statistics indicates around 254 people were killed, and 348 were injured in murder and attempted murder cases in the district in the year... Read more
At least 19 women slaughtered by the ISIL in Iraq for refusing sex with terrorists
 ISIL’s terrorists, murdered in cold blood at least  19 women in Mosul, Iraq for refusing to have sexual contact with the group’s fighters, according to the Kurdistan Democratic Party. “The killings took place over the last two days and come right after the killing of 2,000 soldiers, police forces... Read more
Tv anchor Moeed Pirzada detained in UAE: Foreign Office
Pakistani TV anchor Moeed Pirzada was detained in United Arab Emirate, Foreign on August 04. Confirming the news, the Foreign Office spokesman Qazi Khalilullah said that Pirzada was arrested by Abu Dhabi police on August 4 and Pakistani mission in Abu Dhabi was in contact with Moeed Pirzada. According to sources, the... Read more
Ban on transfer, postings in Sindh LG dept
Karachi: Minister for Local Bodies Sindh, Nasir Hussain Shah on Friday imposed ban on transfer and postings in his department. Nasir Hussain Shah issued directives to stop new postings and transfer immediately. He also directed to secretary local bodies to return all officers to their parent departments who were... Read more
Despite rising demand, Punjab’s hangman makes only Rs500 per execution
With over 5,000 death row convicts in Punjab awaiting their fate, there are only two hangmen in the province. Despite the demand, all that these hangmen make is Rs500 per execution. Over 180 people have been hanged in the country since Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif lifted the moratorium on... Read more
LHC orders rapist to pay Rs1mn compensation to ‘illegitimate’ child
Lahore: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Friday ordered a rapist to pay Rs1 million as compensation to a child born as a result of rape. The court issued a detailed verdict pertaining to the protection of children born after rape while hearing a mercy appeal submitted by the... Read more
9 tech companies and how they got their names
Ever wondered how big brands get their unusual, and unique, names? While most brand names have become the norm to us owing to their popularity, many have hidden meanings behind their names as well as their logos. Here is how nine of the world’s biggest technology companies got their... Read more
Reham Khan to lead PTI campaign for by-election in Hazara
First lady of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Reham Khan to lead the campaign for party’s candidate for upcoming by-election in Hazara. Speaking to media persons in Islamabad, Reham said “Our candidate Rama Aamir Zaman is a decent and honest man. He is the face of change PTI aspires. I personally know his family... Read more
Karachi operation is completely apolitical: Corps Commander
Karachi: Corps Commander Karachi Lieutenant General Naveed Mukhtar on Friday said the ongoing operation against criminal elements in the city was completely apolitical and indiscriminate. Speaking at the passing out parade of the Sindh Rangers, he said the operation was free from any compromise and pressure. “Terrorists, their facilitators... Read more
Lahore all set to host to nations’s first butterfly park
Lahore will now boast the country’s first Butterfly House at Jallo Park. The Rs70 million project will open to the public next week. Parks and Horticulture Authority Director General Mian Shakeel Ahmad told the media that the authority had developed the butterfly aviary over 16,500 square feet. Ahmad said... Read more
MQM submits resolutions against Imran, Zardari in Sindh Assembly secretariat
Karachi: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) on Friday submitted resolutions to the Sindh Assembly targeting PPP co-chairman Asif Zardari and PTI chairman Imran Khan, in a tit-for-tat response shortly after the House passed resolutions condemning contentious statements by MQM chief Altaf Hussain. The resolutions submitted by the MQM claimed... Read more
Former top cop spins tale on karachi’s underbelly
Omar Shahid Hamid joined the Pakistani police vowing revenge after the infamous MQM linked  hitman Saulat Mirza murdered his father, the M.D of the KESE. Having left the force 12 years later, the Taliban murdered his replacement – the man who had arrested his father’s killer and become his... Read more
All hail the king! Thai man sentenced to 30 years for insulting the King
A Thai man was jailed for 30 years earlier today  for allegedly “insulting” the monarchy on Facebook, in one of the toughest known sentences passed under the military junta-ruled kingdom’s draconian lese majeste law. Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej, 87, is protected by one of the world’s strictest royal defamation... Read more