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...
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan takes notice of Ashraf Ghani’s press talk
Pakistan has taken note of the contents of a press conference by the President of Afghanistan held in Kabul on Monday. A press release issued by the office of spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here said Pakistan and Afghanistan are brotherly and neighbouring countries and enjoy close... Read more
Hooked to fall: Man jumped with parachute hooked to his back
Josh Miramant certainly knows what he is talking about when he decided to jump off a cliff in Ton Sai, Thailand with the grappling hooks pierced into his back. The 28 year old gave new meaning to being hooked in May this year and according to the stats presented... Read more
Nokia all set to make a comeback!
Nokia has commenced hiring software experts, testing new products and seeking sales partners as it plots its return to the mobile phone and consumer tech arena it was forced to abandon with the sale of its handset business. Once upon a time, the world’s biggest maker of mobile phones,... Read more
Police under fire over Kasur child abuse scandal
A lawyer for the victims of a major child sex abuse scandal in Pakistan Monday accused police of protecting the culprits, as activists warned the case was only the tip of the iceberg. At least 280 children were filmed being sexually abused by a gang of 25 men who... Read more
Split aside, Taliban rule out change in leadership
Islamabad: As signs of cracks within the Afghan Taliban become more visible, a senior leader of the ultraorthodox militia has ruled out any change in the new leadership, saying that ‘a few people’ opposed to the election of Mullah Akhtar Mansoor had no role in the 15-year-long resistance against the... Read more
3D printed  super car makes it to the road
A California company has finaly managed to create  an environmentally friendly ‘supercar’ using 3D printed parts. This is the Blade, a supercar that its makers hope will re-define car manufacturing. It didn’t come off an assembly line – but out of a 3D printer. Kevin Czinger of Divergent Microfactories... Read more
We need to shun VIP culture, says Ali Zafar
Ali Zafar, artist-turned-actor/singer/songwriter and now a film producer/screenwriter, wears these many hats because he believes in hard work. During an interview on The Reham Khan Show, he tried to pass on the same values to his young fans: “Never look for shortcuts,” he offered as a few words of... Read more
Imran Khan accepts failure: Asks for votes
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan earlier yesterday openly admitted his failure in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to bring reforms in health and education sectors in the province. “I request the people, who’re causing hindrance in the change of system in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hospitals to please facilitate the change for the... Read more
PTI cadres unhappy with Reham’s cameo in poll campaign
Islamabad: Opponents of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) reproached its chief Imran Khan on Sunday for allowing his spouse to campaign for the party’s election candidate in Haripur constituency, even though he has publicly denounced any form of dynastic politics. Imran Khan had, in his speeches during the 126-day sit-in, censured Prime... Read more
Disabled persons baton-charged outside Sindh Assembly
Karachi: Police on Monday baton-charged disabled people protesting outside Sindh Assembly for government jobs. The police resorted to baton-charge when protesters reached the Sindh Assembly gate and demanded jobs in the public sector as per quota for disabled persons. Police also dragged women protesters on the road. Police claimed... Read more
Five dead, 16 wounded in suicide attack near Kabul airport
Kabul: At least five people were killed and 16 wounded by a suicide car bomb at a busy roundabout near the entrance to Kabul’s international airport on Monday, police said. “Our initial information shows four people have been martyred in the suicide attack. We are trying to identify the... Read more
6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan, tremors felt in various cities
An earthquake of magnitude 6.0 on the Richter scale jolted many parts of Pakistan Monday afternoon. The MET department confirmed the epicentre of the quake to be near the Afghan-Tajikistan border and was measured to be at a depth of 200 kilometres. Tremors were felt in various parts of the country... Read more
Shiv Sena scare: BCCI to keep Pakistan out of Maharashtra in 2016 World T20
Pakistan cricket team will be travelling to India to participate in the 2016 World Twenty20 in March but the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is planning to keep them away from Mumbai and Nagpur due to the security condition in Maharashtra. Once again, the villain of... Read more
Karachi: Asad Ul Haq — director of upcoming rom-com Dekh Magar Pyaar Say (DMPS) — is keen on pushing boundaries that define cinema. For instance, if you have seen the trailer, there’s a chance you might have asked yourself what is it that the makers are trying to achieve. Well, lucky... Read more