ADB appoints first woman country director Xiaohong Yang to Pakistan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed China’s Xiaohong Yang as new Country Director for Pakistan. According to ADB...
Musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world
Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an...
Ghulam Mustafa Khar joins PTI
Ghulam Mustafa Khar has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday. Khar made the announcement after meeting Imran Khan at...
Powerful explosion rocks North Nazimabad area of Karachi
A powerful explosion was heard in North Nazimambad Karachi just now. According to initial reports, the blast was heard in North Nazimabad and adjoining areas. Law enforcement agencies  are trying determined the blast site. According to reports, the blast took place in Khairabad area of Orangi Town. Also read:Shuja Khanzada... Read more
APOTOA ends strike call after successful negotiations with government
The  All Pakistan Oil Tanker Owners Association (APOTOA) earlier today, withdrew their strike after successful negotiations with the government. The strike by APOTOA had caused an acute shortage of in several parts of the country. The shortage manifested after the government notified a decrease of Rs 3 per litre... Read more
Controversial Mawra’s Bollywood debut:  ‘Sanam Teri Kasam’???
Mawra Hocane is back in the news and this time its all about her upcoming Bollywood debut and not about Shaan Shahid, Phantom or other aspects of the recent social media war she was embroiled in! The Bollywood film the actress has been busily shooting finally has a name,... Read more
Afridi gets trolled during Q&A session: Gets his own back
As a star all-rounder, Shahid Afridi is used to taking swipes against his opponents on the cricket field. But it turns out, the Pakistan T20 captain can also take a hit. Much to the delight of his fans, Afridi, aka Boom Boom and Lala, spared 30 minutes out of... Read more
Imran Farooq murder: Scotland Yard team in Islamabad
A three-member team of Scotland Yard investigators arrived in Islamabad earlier today in connection with the ongoing investigation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr. Imran Farooq’s murder in London in 2010. Sources told the media that the London police team arrived in Islamabad on a flight via Dubai... Read more
Tax increase: Cargo handlers take to the streets, block ports and airports
Cargo agents all over the country have gone on indefinite strike from today for an unlimited period against the imposition of eight per cent turnover tax on loading industry. They have taken to the streets and are attempting to impose a blockade on the cargo terminals of  ports and... Read more
IHC grants ex-PM Gilani protective bail
The Islamabad High Court approved on Tuesday pre-arrest protective bail for former prime minister Yousaf Raza Gilani for a period of seven days in 12 cases relating to the Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) scam. The court granted the bail against the surety bonds of Rs100,000 against each of... Read more
Outspoken Indian scholar killed for speaking up against idol worship
An Indian scholar who had criticized the concept of  idol worship and angered hardline Hindu groups was shot in the forehead after opening the door of his home on Sunday morning and later died in hospital, police said. Indian scholars condemned the execution-style killing of leading scholar, M M... Read more
Murderers of 3 journalists nabbed in Quetta: Home Minister Balochistan
Law enforcement agencies have arrested two suspects supposedly involved in the killing of at least three journalists. Talking to the media, Balochistan’s Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti said two target killers identified as Shafqat and Ibrahim and affiliated with a proscribed organization were involved in the killing of three... Read more
Army Chief Raheel calls on PM Sharif to discuss security situation
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad earlier today to discuss matters related to the internal security situation in the country. According to sources, the ongoing Rangers-led operation against criminal elements in Karachi and recent key arrests carried out... Read more
Humanity proves stronger then the clouds of war
Even as the Indian forces are killing Pakistani civilians in unprovoked shelling along the working boundary, some Indian citizens are trying to save the life of a teenage girl from Pakistan who is admitted in a hospital in Mumbai. Sixteen-year-old Saba Tariq Ahmed from Karachi is afflicted with Wilson’s... Read more
Islamabad flights suspended for air show rehearsal
Rawalpindi: The airfield of Benazir Bhutto International Airport remained closed to the commercial flights on Monday morning, allowing Pakistan Air Force fighter planes to rehearse for September 7 air show, the airport authorities said. According to the authorities, the airfield will remain closed from 10:30am to 1pm in the... Read more
Three relief centres for villagers hit by Indian shelling
Sialkot: The district administration has established three relief centres for accommodating a large number of border area villagers who have been displaced because of unprovoked shelling by Indian troops. The relief centres have been set up at Daallowali, Harpal-Balaarwali and Panur villages where villagers hit by Indian shelling stay... Read more
Former Pakistan cricketer now steers a cab in Australia
Former Pakistan off-spinner Arshad Khan is far from the glory days of his debut against West Indies in 1997-98, recently spotted steering the wheel of a cab in Australia. On Monday, a social media user, Ganesh Birle, posted a photo on Facebook of the former Pakistan cricketer driving an... Read more