Stunning Lyon, Starc catches floor England
Two freakish Australian catches rocked England´s diminishing hopes of saving the second Ashes Test on a fast-moving third day...
‘Kwaussie’ named Australian word of the year
Inspired by a dual citizenship crisis plaguing politics in Australia, the term “Kwaussie” — a mix of Kiwi and...
Pakistan has potential for strong economic growth: study
Pakistan has the potential for achieving strong economic growth till 2030, says a study, provided it successfully overcomes five major...
The day when the next possible British PM rode a rickshaw in Karachi
Newly-elected Labour leader and next possible UK prime minister Jeremy Corbyn visited Karachi almost a decade ago, a picture of him in a local rickshaw has started to make the rounds on social media recently. Corbyn’s stunning election as leader of the British Labour party made headlines across the globe... Read more
Hamza Ali Abbasi is like my brother claims Humayun Saeed
With Jawani Phir Nahi Ani (JPNA) on the cusp of release, Humayun Saeed is coming back to the big screen with a bigger cast and seemingly bigger thrills. The actor/producer spoke to BBC Urdu, giving us some more insight into what makes the actor/filmmaker who he is. Sharing that... Read more
Soft drink plant sealed over ‘unhygienic conditions’
The district administration team Rahim Yar Khan earlier yesterday raided the local plant of Coca Cola Bottlers Private Limited (CCBPL) and sealed its unit producing one litre Sprite glass bottle. According to a press release issued here on Sunday by deputy director (information), an anti- adulteration team comprising Assistant... Read more
NADRA warned: Suspicions have been raised over potential data leaks to hostile agencies
Fears have been raised over the possibility of the entire database of Pakistani nationals falling into the hands of hostile foreign spy agencies through a leak, said the country’s premier intelligence agency here. The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has shared its apprehensions with the National Data base and Registration Authority... Read more
Taliban attack Afghan prison, free hundreds of inmates: officials
Taliban insurgents in military uniforms stormed an Afghan prison, freeing hundreds of inmates and killing several police officers in a brazen raid early morning today, officials said. The attack in the eastern province of Ghazni was reminiscent of the last major Afghan jailbreak in 2011 when nearly 500 Taliban... Read more
Clashes rock Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa compound for second consecutive day
Muslims and Israeli police clashed at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al Aqsa mosque compound for a second straight day earlier today, prompting at least three arrests, police said. “As the police entered the compound masked youths fled inside the mosque and threw stones at the force,” a police statement said. Israeli... Read more
Shahid Afridi to participate in Pakistan-India memorial match in Houston
The Pakistan T20 captain Shahid Khan Afridi will star as a guest player in the Best of Pakistan XI team against the Best of Indian Team led by Dinesh Mongia in the Aziz Rehmat Ullah Memorial Cup 2015 to be played at Moosa Cricket Stadium, Houston, Texas. Former junior World... Read more
PM wants the entire country de-weaponised!
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered swift legislation to purge the country of illegal weapons. “I want the whole country to be de-weaponised,” he told his cabinet colleagues during the apex committee’s meeting held at his office on Thursday. The interior division will formulate a draft policy for de-weaponisation... Read more
Nisar urges crack-down on terror
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has stressed on the need to crackdown on terror financiers  in Pakistan. Presiding over a meeting in Islamabad earlier today, Nisar said it was essential that terror financing be stopped for this evil to be uprooted from its root. “This is difficult but... Read more
Ali Nawaz Shah being victimised insists Khuhro
Sindh Information Minister Nisar Khuhro has termed the sentence awarded to Pakistan People’s Party MPA Ali Nawaz Shah ( for corruption) a ‘revengeful action’, claiming that Shah was being politically victimised. Talking to media after meeting with Ali Nawaz Shah in Central Jail Karachi, Nisar Khuhro said, the government... Read more
No institution allowed to work outside of limits: NEW CJP
The newly sworn  Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali said earlier today that no institution would be allowed to operate outside of its limits. Addressing a ceremony held to mark the new judicial year, the CJP said democracy was based on the distribution or powers among institutions... Read more
ATC accepts Naheed Khan’s plea: Allows her provision of BB murder case record
An Anti-Terrorism Court of Rawalpindi has accepted the plea, filed by Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Workers leader Naheed Khan, for providing her the of the Benazir Bhutto murder case proceedings. Naheed Khan had filed a petition in the ATC seeking the record of the  former prime minister Benazir Bhutto’s murder... Read more
PM cuts the tape on Attabad Tunnel
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the Attabad Tunnel along the Karakoram Highway earlier today. The tunnel is part of a 24 kilometer realignment project which has been completed in collaboration with China. Upon his arrival the prime minister was received by Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan and was given a briefing... Read more
Wooing voters for LB Polls:PPP announces massive Rs 150 billion package for Karachi
To improve the state of the metropolis, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has announced a Rs. 150 billion package which covers all important sectors. The package includes improvement of storm drains, upgrading the state of the streets, bridges, emergency services, the fire department, the water board, transport facilities as... Read more