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...
4 FWO workers abducted in Turbat, Balochistan
Four labourers of Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) were kidnapped along with their vehicle in Dasht area of Turbat district earlier yesterday. According to the Balochistan Levies official Mohmood Ahmed, a vehicle carrying the FWO labourers was on its way from Turbat city to Mirani dam when unknown armed men... Read more
Another bomb blast in Kabul: 12 dead, many injured
A car bomb targeting a vehicle carrying foreign citizens killed 12 people outside a hospital on a busy street in Kabul, the federal capital a little while ago, part of a wave of attacks in the capital since news broke last month of the death of Taliban leader Mullah... Read more
ECP to denotify Ayaz Sadiq after receiving tribunal’s judgment
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) notify de-seating of National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq after receiving a judgement copy of the tribunal. In a statement by the ECP stated “We are waiting for the detailed judgment. Once we get it, we will issue the notification of cancelling Ayaz Sadiq’s... Read more
Election tribunal disqualifies Ayaz Saqid, orders re-election in NA-122
The election tribunal on Saturday disqualified Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq after irregularities were confirmed in NA-122 polls that were held in the constituency in the May 2013 general elections.  The tribunal in the verdict declared NA-122 results null and void and ordered for conduct of re-polls in the constituency within... Read more
Supreme Court rejects plea seeking military court records
Islamabad: The Supreme Court on Saturday refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction for military authorities to provide all records of military court verdicts against alleged militants. The SC registrar office returned the plea asking the petitioner to approach a high court or other appropriate forum to seek remedy.... Read more
Iconic onscreen couple Fawad Khan and Mahira thrill fans in this reunion
Ever since their turn in TV drama Humsafar as star-crossed lovers Khirad and Asher, fans have been waiting for Mahira Khan and Fawad Khan to reunite. The wait is over, even if the reward is pretty small: Mahira and Fawad appear together in an ad to promote the upcoming... Read more
Karachi’s Charminar Chowrangi featured in world’s top roundabouts
A roundabout in Karachi has been featured in a list of the world’s most beautiful roundabouts by a UK based Roundabout Appreciation Society. While drivers seldom pay attention to the roundabout, a beautiful, architecturally innovative roundabout is sure to catch your attention and make a humdrum daily drive more... Read more
Indian police arrest Hurriyat leader Shabbir Shah in New Delhi
New Delhi: Indian police arrested on Saturday senior Hurriyat leader and chairman of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Democratic Freedom Party Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Radio Pakistan reported. According to reports, Shah was taken into custody by the police from the New Delhi airport soon after his arrival in the Indian capital... Read more
Barely a week after upcoming film Jawani Phir Nehi Aani’s (JPNA) latest trailer release, lead actor Hamza Ali Abbasi has posted a status to his Facebook page that distances himself from the film. In the post, Hamza says he feels two of JPNA’s songs are “very inappropriate and show... Read more
Thaksin’s son doubles reward for Bangkok bomb suspect
Bangkok: The son of ousted Thai premier Thaksin Shinawatra has more than doubled the reward offered by police for the capture of those behind this week’s deadly Bangkok bomb blast by putting up nearly $200,000. Monday’s attack on a religious shrine in a bustling Bangkok shopping district killed 20 people,... Read more
US air strike kills ‘IS number two’: White House
Washington: The second-in-command of Daesh or the self-styled Islamic State jihadist group has been killed in a US air strike in northern Iraq, the White House said Friday. The National Security Council identified the slain militant as Fadhil Ahmad al-Hayali, also known as Haji Mutaz, and said he was... Read more
Pakistan rejects pre-conditions for New Delhi talks
Islamabad: Pakistan on Saturday called on the international community to take notice of India’s running away from National Security Advisor (NSA) Level meeting on flimsy grounds. During a media briefing, Prime Minister’s Special Advisor on Foreign Affairs and National Security, Sartaj Aziz said he was still willing to make... Read more
Protesting farmers threaten to march on Islamabad
Lahore: Farmers continue their protest for the third consecutive day at Charring Cross in Lahore. The farmers have threatened they will march on Islamabad if their demands are not accepted. The protest began on Thursday afternoon in front of the Punjab Assembly where farmers had gathered demanding cheaper electricity... Read more
Islamabad prepared three dossiers on RAW direct involvement in Pakistan
Advisor to PM on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz confirmed that Islamabad was to handover three dossiers to India regarding direct involvement of its spy agency in terrorism in Pakistan. Addressing a media briefing, Aziz showed three dossiers before the journalists and said: “These are the dossiers I wanted to handover to... Read more