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...
Afridi hopeful of constructing balanced side before T20 WC
Pakistan T20 captain Shahid Khan Afridi said Thursday the team management along with selectors would be able to make a strong and balanced side before T20 World Cup 2016, scheduled in India. More experiments could be made in T20 series against Zimbabwe to make a winning combination, Afridi said... Read more
Gen Raheel sanctions death penalties of APS, Safoora attackers
Chief of Army Staff confirms death sentence of 7x hardcore terrorists involved in Army Public School Peshawar and SafooraChowrangi Karachi incidents. According to press release issued by the ISPR, eight hardcore terrorists involved in committing heinous offences relating to terrorism, suicide bombings, damage to life and property including attacks... Read more
Raising the white flag: A tribute to our heroes
Just a day before Pakistan celebrates its 68 years of independence,  a sense of patriotism and fervour is growing among the nation as we look back on our struggles which gave us the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. After all his efforts for the nation, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah selflessly dedicated... Read more
SC will act if democracy is threatened: CJP
Islamabad: A full court reference was held for the retirement of Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk as the Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP). During his address Justice Nasir-ul-Mulk said the Supreme Court would act if democracy, the constitution or any institution was threatened in Pakistan. Justice Jawaad S. Khawaja said Justice Nasirul... Read more
Fazl tasked to convince MQM lawmakers to withdraw resignations
Islamabad: Jamiat Ulema-i-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Opposition Leader Khursheed Shah have requested him to convince Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmakers into withdrawing their resignations. Speaking to reporters after a meeting of leaders of parliamentary political parties with the prime... Read more
Misbahul Haq named world’s best captain
Pakistan Test skipper Misbahul Haq has been ranked number one test cricket captain by a British newspaper.      The Telegraph has published a list of world’s best test captains, who have been rated and ranked according to their leadership skills, major achievements and test scores. 1. Misbahul Haq Misbah has been... Read more
Gambling destroyed Pakistan cricket: Javed Miandad
Former Pakistan captain Javed Miandad said on Thursday gambling, coupled with lack of accountability and the absence of a proper system have deteriorated all sports in Pakistan, including cricket. “In our days there was no match fixing and neither did I ever gamble or else I wouldn’t have gotten... Read more
30 PIA flights cancelled in 10 days
Lahore: The Pakistani International Airlines around 30 domestic and international flights were cancelled while it operated 15 under-capacity flights and five over-capacity flights between July 29 and Aug 7, causing great inconvenience to passengers. Giving some of the instances, official sources said four flights were cancelled on July 29... Read more
Iran to expand economic cooperation with Pakistan: Javad Zarif
Islamabad: Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Thursday said that Iran intends to expand economic cooperation with Pakistan, along with increasing regional cooperation. Addressing a joint press conference on his day-long visit to Pakistan, the visiting FM along with Adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Foreign Affairs and... Read more
Traffic cameras to be installed in Karachi
Karachi: The police in the city will be stepping into the 21st century as it plans to install twenty traffic cameras in different areas. The traffic cameras which are common in developed countries will take a picture of vehicles violating traffic laws. A challan (traffic fine) and picture of... Read more
PM, parliamentary leaders decide against accepting MQM resignations
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in a meeting with parliamentary leaders of various political parties decided on Thursday not to accept Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) lawmakers’ resignations from the assemblies. “The government will treat MQM resignations issue the same way it treated PTI’s resignations,” it was decided in a meeting... Read more
Sartaj Aziz to visit India for talks on August 23
Islamabad: Pakistan’s foreign policy chief will visit New Delhi for security talks on August 23, he said on Thursday, in the rivals’ first attempt in months to restart talks. “I can confirm that I will be going to India on August 23,” Sartaj Aziz, adviser on foreign affairs to Prime... Read more
Star power: Fawad Khan and Maleeha Lodhi spotted at dinner in NYC
Fawad Khan, who’s in New York for the launch of a mobile brand, had a very special event on his itinerary last night. He was invited to attend a dinner hosted by Maleeha Lodhi, Pakistan’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations. Fawad’s presence at the dinner, which was attended... Read more
Receiving threats from MQM workers, Arif Alvi tells NA
Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA Dr Arif Alvi informed the National Assembly on Thursday that he is receiving threats from people who claim to be workers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM). “I have spoken to MQM leader Farooq Sattar about this issue,” the PTI leader informed lawmakers in the... Read more