Texas set to execute serial killer
Texas was set Wednesday to execute a confessed serial killer who raped, tortured and murdered three girls and a...
Imam’s debut 100, Hasan’s five propel Pakistan to series-clinching win
A century on debut by opener Imam-ul-Haq helped Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the third one-day...
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weeps as he pays tribute to Tragically Hip singe
The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and...
Pakistani migrant dies in Hungry
A Pakistani migrant in Hungary has died after falling on train tracks when a group of around 350 migrants escaped from a train station where they were being held by authorities. According to Itv News Police claims that they did not chase the group and that the man collapsed... Read more
Wasim excited over Pakistan T20 league
Legendary Pakistani paceman Wasim Akram said Friday he was excited that Pakistan would host a Twenty20 league that will give the country’s players much-needed international experience. Pakistan last month announced it would host a Twenty20 league in Doha, Qatar, after previous attempts in 2014 and 2015 were postponed after... Read more
Pakistan’s fading Parsi community looks abroad
For more than 1,000 years, Parsis have thrived in South Asia but an ageing population and emigration to the West driven by instability in Pakistan means the tiny community of “fire worshippers” could could soon be consigned to the country’s history books. The ancestors of today’s Parsis in Pakistan... Read more
Govt may announce 4 day Eid al-Adha Holidays
The federal government may announce four day public holidays for the annual festival of Eid ul Adha from September 22 to September 25. According to a sources by the Ministry of Interior, the Eid holidays will be from September 22 (Tuesday) to September 25 (Friday). The government and private sector employees will enjoy... Read more
Twitter abuzz after PRA’s crackdown on designers outlets in Lahore
Pakistan top fashion designers have strongly condemned to Punjab Regulatory Authority’s (PRA) clampdown on thier outlets over non-payment of taxes. Pakistan top fashion designers, including HSY, Shirin Hasan, Zara Shahjahan and many more has strongly reacted on PRA’s crackdown on their outlets over non-payment of taxes. Hassan Shehreyar Yasin... Read more
13m children denied education by Mideast wars, says UN
Amman: More than 13 million children are being denied an education by Middle East conflicts, the UN said on Thursday, warning “the hopes of a generation” would be dashed if they cannot return to classrooms. In a report on the impact of conflict on education in six countries and... Read more
Further arrests expected in Dr Imran Farooq murder investigation
Islamabad: Key developments and further arrests are expected to take place the murder investigation of slain Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq, said sources in the London police on Friday. The development is expected after Scotland Yard investigators visited Pakistan and interviewed prime suspect Mohsin Ali Syed.... Read more
Pakistan outsources Muzaffarabad city reconstruction to 5 countries
Pakistan has outsourced the reconstruction and development of Muzaffarabad, the capital of Azad Jammu and Kashmir, to five countries, including China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Kuwait and South Korea as par media reports. According to senior officials in the Azad Kashmir government, the five countries will build hydropower projects, schools,... Read more
Even as toddlers die Hungarian PM tells Muslim refugees ‘not to come’
Only a day after the image of a toddler’s lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach after a migrant boat sank, left the world shocked and horror struck, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban has told Muslim refugees ‘not to come’ as his country does not want to take... Read more
Pakistan spent $1.9bn on Zarb-i-Azb, IDPs all by itself
“Pakistan has so far spent $1.9billion from its own resources on operation Zarb-i-Azb and return of Temporary Displaced Persons (TDPs)”, according to a statement issued by Foreign office spokesperson Syed Qazi Khalilullah earlier yesterday. Elaborating on the expenses incurred during the fight against terrorism, the FO spokesperson said that... Read more
PM, army chief discuss China-Pakistan Economic Corridor security
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif earlier today to discuss matters related to the internal security of the country. Sources said the two leaders discussed the security of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and related projects. The sources said that... Read more
Pakistan has lost international support on Kashmir claims ex envoy Husain Haqqani
Pakistan no longer enjoys international support when it comes to Kashmir, a former Pakistani envoy to the United States said earlier today. “Kashmir is an emotive issue in Pakistan because of the failure of its leaders to inform their people that Pakistan no longer enjoys international support on the matter,”... Read more
Drone crashes at US Open during match
 A drone crashed at the US Open earlier yesterday, causing a match to be interrupted after it swooped low over the Flushing Meadows complex, before coming down. Police officers investigate the sight after a drone crashed in the corner of Louis Armstrong Stadium during a match. The drone crashed... Read more
PA resolution slaps ban on use of donkey hides in cosmetics production
MPAs of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) earlier today submitted a resolution in the Punjab Assembly calling for a complete ban on the use of donkey hides in the production of cosmetic creams. The resolution, submitted by PTI lawmaker Naheed Naeem, states that “the skin of donkeys is being used... Read more