Judiciary do not want a confrontation: CJP
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that the judiciary did not want a confrontation with...
In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos
When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to...
PML-N issues new tickets for the Senate elections
The Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) issued new tickets for the Senate elections following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Elections...
Khan says his competition is with Nawaz Sharif
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said  earlier today that, “his campaign is all about exposing complicity of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), Returning Officers (ROs) and the caretaker government in distorting public mandate.” Addressing the media after arriving in Lahore today to campaign in... Read more
Rabbani wants across the board accountability
Warning against repeating ‘mistakes of the past’, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) senior leader Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani earlier today called for even-handed and across the board accountability. “The institution which is carrying out accountability of the whole country—who will hold them accountable?” asked the senator while speaking at... Read more
PM orders sealing schools that do not lower their fees
 Pm Sharif has taken strict notice of private schools which have not lowered their fees and ordered they be sealed. Helpline numbers have also been setup where parents can lodge complaints against schools. The numbers are: 0519101743, 0519101800 and 03008758839. Parents can also email their complaints tojaved_peira@hotmail.com Earlier this... Read more
Weeks later:Dengue fumigation still affects school girls in Jhelum
Jhelum: 28 schools girls at the Domaili Girls High School fainted once again earlier today when their school reopened two weeks after an anti-dengue fumigation campaign was the cause of 70 students losing consciousness. 11 students who fainted on Wednesday were taken to the DHQ hospital for treatment. On... Read more
Pakistan makes it to ICC Champions Trophy 2017
 The International Cricket Council (ICC) earlier today announced the top eight teams who will participate in the Champions Trophy 2017, to be hosted by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) from 1 to 18 June. According to the ranking of the top teams announced by the ICC today,... Read more
India not constructing wall along LoC insists BSF
Categorically dismissing Pakistan’s claim, India’s Border Security Force (BSF) said earlier yesterday that India is not constructing any wall along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. “This is a story created by Pakistan. There is no wall being constructed…,” BSF Inspector General Rakesh Sharma told reporters, according... Read more
Pakistani pilgrim saved wheelchair-bound wife from Mina Horror
A Pakistani teacher has described how he saved his wife from a deadly stampede in Saudi Arabia by pulling her from her wheelchair as fellow Hajis were trampled to death around them. More than 769 people died in a crush of pilgrims in Mina on Thursday when two large... Read more
Migration tragedy: Bodies of 8 drowned Pakistanis brought home
The bodies of eight Pakistanis who had drowned as their boat capsized off the coast of Greece and Italy have been brought back to Pakistan for their eventual funerals. The bodies of the eight Pakistanis – Faisal Nadeem from Kharian, Mohammad Nawaz and Mohammad Imran from Mandi Bahauddin, Mohammad... Read more
Bismah’s steller performence give Pakistan comfortable win over Bangladesh
 Vice-captain Bismah Maroof played a brilliant knock of 65* and returned figures of 3-14-1 to give Pakistan a 29-run victory over Bangladesh in the first women’s Twenty20 International at the Southend Club ground in Karachi. Bismah’s knock had propelled Pakistan to a total of 124 after Sana Mir won... Read more
The sister-in-law of Sindh governor approached the police on Monday night to register a case against a senior Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, Rauf Siddiqui, and his allies, seeking protection in the wake of death threats to her and her family. Dr Shehla Amir, the wife of Amirul Ibad... Read more
Pakistan climbs ranking ladder in Global Competitiveness Report
Pakistan has managed a slight improvement by three notches and attained 126th position in Global Competitiveness Report 2015 compared to 129th last year among 140 countries. Islamabad failed to improve regulatory bodies for more effective and efficient governance in the country. “Corruption tops as the most problematic factor for... Read more
Airports overhaul plan: Govt to spend Rs.44b
The government is planning a huge Rs.44 billion overhaul of major airports over the next two years. Its part of its new aviation policy announced earlier this year. According to Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) documents, the much overdue short and medium term projects will help renovate infrastructure, upgrade facilities and... Read more
Circular debt: PIA, ower companies owe PSO Rs.215 bn
The circular debt of power companies and the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has gone through the roof as the Pakistan State Oil (PSO) has to recover a staggering Rs.215 billion from them. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was informed on Monday that out of the Rs215 billion, Rs128 billion were... Read more
Snowden joins Twitter…And promptly starts following NSA
The former National Security Agency worker Edward Snowden, who leaked classified documents about government surveillance started tweeting earlier yesterday. He had more than 185,000 followers an hour after his first tweet, “Can you hear me now?” The message, a take-off on a cellphone provider television commercial, was retweeted 25,000... Read more