Panama JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5. According...
Transformers 5 tops box office, opens at franchise low
Transformers: The Last Knight smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, data showed Monday,...
MET forecastes rainfall in upper Punjab on Tuesday
Rain and dust-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) with strong gusty winds are expected at scattered places in upper Punjab,...
Bolt secures third world sprint sweep as Jamaica win relay
Usain Bolt secured a sweep of the sprint golds at a world championships for the third time when he helped Jamaica’s relay team to a fourth successive 4×100 metres title on Saturday. The 29-year-old, who had already won the 100 and 200 metres vents, ran the anchor leg as... Read more
Egypt court hands Al-Jazeera reporters three years in jail
An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera reporters to three years in prison on Saturday, in a shock ruling following global demands for their acquittal. Canadian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed were in court for the verdict. Australian journalist Peter Greste was tried in absentia after his deportation... Read more
PTI’s Punjab Organising Committee recommends Aleem Khan for NA 122
Former minister and PTI leader Aleem Khan would be the next candidate to context against the PML-N’s Ayaz Sadiq in the by-election of NA-122. According to PTI’s sources, Punjab’s Organising Committee has recommended Aleem Khan for the battle of NA 122 Lahore. PTI Chairman Imran Khan will grant the final approval... Read more
Air strikes kill 14 militants in Shawal
At least 14 militants were killed Saturday in air strikes in northwest Pakistan near the Afghan border, the military said. The strikes targeted militant hideouts in Shawal area of the lawless North Waziristan tribal region, where the army has been waging an offensive against the Taliban since June last... Read more
Rangers raid Ziauddin hospital, detain Dr. Yousuf Sattar
The Karachi Rangers raided Ziauddin Hospital in North Nazimabad arrested a senior official on Saturday, According to sources, the Rangers detained Deputy Medical Superintendent Dr. Yousuf Sattar during the raid before taking him into custody. The hospital official has been shifted to undisclosed location. The sources further said that Sattar was... Read more
Sui Southern DMD, Shoaib Warsi two other officials sent on 90 days remand
An anti-terrorism court (ATC) Saturday handed over DMD, Shoaib Warsi and two other Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) officials to the Rangers on 90-day remand. The Rangers produced the SSGC DMD Shoaib Warsi, and two more officials Zubair Siddiqui and Kamran Ahsan before the ATC and sought remand for... Read more
Rangers submit Dr. Asim’s medical report to ATC
Karachi Rangers submitted the medical report of Sindh Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr. Asim Hussain in an anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday. According to the reports, medical checkup of Dr. Asim was conducted at the Rangers Hospital in North Nazimabad in presence of personal doctors. The doctors declared the condition of... Read more
In a first for Pakistan, Lodhi rings NASDAQ’s bell to mark independence day
Pakistan’s permanent Ambassador to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi on Friday rang the opening bell at the NASDAQ Stock Exchange in New York to signal the ceremonial start of trading, saying Pakistan’s economy is on the upswing as it pursues liberal economic and investor-friendly policies. “We are open... Read more
Punjab Home Department issues security alert for Punjab Assembly
Punjab home department has issued a security alert and warned of a possible terrorist attack on Punjab Assembly. According to a letter issued by intelligence agencies, five suicide bombers may target the members of the provincial assemblies and the plot of terrorist attack was prepared in North Waziristan. Read: PTI postpones... Read more
ATC issues non-bailable arrest warrants for MWM leader Ameen Shaheedi
In the Mufti Amanullah murder case an anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday issued non-bailable arrest warrants for Majlis Wahdatul Muslimeen (MWM) leader Ameen Shaheedi . According to sources, an ATC Rawalpindi issued  non-bailable warrants Ameen Shaheedi, Jaffar Hussain and Ishtiaq Shah, who are accused in the Mufti Amanullah murder case.... Read more
PTI postpones Lahore rally due to terror threats
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) rally in Lahore to celebrate the recent election tribunal rulings in NA 154 were spoiled over Security alerts from intelligence agencies. Late night yesterday, the PTI rally was postponed after security agencies warned the party against likely terrorist attacks on its leadership. According to sources, the... Read more