Khamenei terms Saudis as America’s ‘milking cow’
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei launched a fierce attack against regional rival Saudi Arabia, saying it was being...
BlackBerry, Qualcomm decide on final amount to resolve royalty dispute
Canada’s BlackBerry Ltd said on Friday that US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has agreed to pay the software maker $940...
Youm-e-Takbeer being celebrated today
Youm-e-Takbeer is being observed today to commemorate the historic nuclear tests Pakistan conducted on this day in 1998. Pakistan...
Tribal elder among four killed in Balochistan ambush
At least four persons, including a tribal elder and his son, were killed and three personnel of Levies Force were injured in an ambush in Balochistan on Wednesday. Levies officials said a local tribal elder along with his son, private security guards and Levies Force personnel was on way... Read more
Operation Zarb-e-Azab is in its final stages: COAS
General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited front lines in Waziristan today and reviewed the progress of ongoing operations. According to ISPR press release, Showing satisfaction over gains of operations so far, COAS appreciated the highest state of morale manifested while fighting the terrorists in the most... Read more
KPK Assembly passes momentous legislation: Speaker
“The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Assembly has achieved considerable milestones by passing momentous legislation and helping govern the province better over the past two years”. This was stated by Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser at a conference titled ‘Reforming K-P’s Probation Regime’ held at a hotel in the city on Tuesday. The event... Read more
Review: Moor power to Pakistani cinema
Karachi: Celebrated Pakistani photographer Kohi Marri once said, “Such is the beauty of the landscape of Balochistan that we can shoot an entire Lord of the Rings here”.  Though Jami was not present when we discussed it, but maybe he was, in another dimension.  And the visual magnum opus that... Read more
Two Pakistanis to compete in World Judo Championship
Islamabad: Pakistan will field two athletes at the World Judo Championship scheduled to be held from August 24 until 29 in Astana Kazakhstan. Secretary Pakistan Judo Federation (PJF) Masood Ahmed confirmed on Wednesday that Shah Hussain Shah and Wajahat Sarwar would represent the country in the event. Initially we... Read more
Wildlife groups say 41 tigers have died in India in seven months
New Dehli: Conservationists say at least 41 tigers have died in the first seven months of this year despite awareness campaigns across India to save the big cats. India’s National Tiger Conservation Authority and the wildlife group TRAFFIC say only seven of the tigers died from natural causes, one... Read more
Four policemen martyred in Karachi
At least four policemen were martyred in a gruesome act of target killing in the jurisdiction of Zaman Town police station in Korangi area of the city of karachi earlier today. SSP Korangi Naeem Ahmed Sheikh said the policemen were eating lunch at a restaurant when the gunmen opened... Read more
MQM lawmakers resign from Parliament, Sindh Assembly
Islamabad/Karachi: Lawmakers from the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) resigned from the Senate, National Assembly and Sindh Assembly on Wednesday over claims of being victimized in the ongoing operation in Karachi. The party’s lawmakers met National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq in his chamber where they individually submitted their resignations. According... Read more
Afghanistan to demand arrest, expulsion of Taliban leaders from Pakistan: sources
Islamabad: An Afghan delegation will visit Pakistan on Thursday to demand the arrest and expulsion of Taliban leaders from its soil, sources privy to the development  said  on Wednesday. “Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani will lead a high-level delegation to Pakistan on Thursday,” a source said. Afghan Defence Minister Masoom Stanekzai... Read more
90% target killers hiding in foreign countries
The government has decided to again approach the countries where Pakistanis accused of being target killers are hiding and ask respective governments to take action against these criminal. According to reliable sources, shooters working for political parties or criminal gangs were mostly using Sri Lanka, South Africa and India... Read more
Pakistan to seek target killers’ extradition
Islamabad: The government has decided to again approach the countries where Pakistanis accused of being target killers are hiding and ask respective governments to take action against these renegades. According to reliable sources, shooters working for political parties or criminal gangs were mostly using Sri Lanka, South Africa and India... Read more
PPP MNA Alizeh Haider resigns from National Assembly
Islamabad: Pakistan Peoples Party MNA Alizeh Iqbal Hadier has resigned from her National Assembly seat. Alizeh Iqbal Haider’s resignation has been accepted by Deputy Speaker Murtaza Javed Abbasi. The daughter of late PPP leader Iqbal Haider, Alizeh Iqbal Haider was elected as member of National Assembly on the women... Read more
Imran Khan not to attend NA session until NA-122 verdict
Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has decided not to attend the National Assembly session until the election tribunal announces its verdict on NA-122, a party spokesman said Wednesday. “Imran Khan will attend the National Assembly session after the election tribunal announces its ruling on Lahore’s NA-122,” said PTI leader Naeemul... Read more
If MQM submits resignations, will accept them after verification: Sadiq
Islamabad: Speaker of the National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq said on Wednesday that if the MQM legislators submit their resignations to him he will accept them after verifying that the decision is their own. This comes in light of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) decision to resign from the National... Read more