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...
COAS inaugurates development projects in FATA’s  S. Waziristan
General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited FATA’s South Waziristan Agency (SWA) today and inaugurated multiple projects as part of a post operation comprehensive rehabilitation plan for FATA. According to an ISPR press release, COAS inaugurated developments projects for South Waziristan included UAE funded state of the... Read more
PEMRA’s new members suspend BOL TV licenses
The newly appointed members of Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) earlier today approved the suspension of the licenses of BOL News and BOL Entertainment till the fulfillment of all legal formalities. Acting Chairman PEMRA Kamal Uddin Tipu, in a meeting, briefed the new members about PEMRA mandate, functions,... Read more
CDT arrests Safoora Goth massacre financier
Safoora Goth bus carnage’s indoctrinator as well as the financier has been apprehended by Karachi Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of the police. According to SSP Naveed Khawaja, the chief of Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed that a suspect, identified as Shabbir Ahmed has been arrested from Defence Housing Authority (DHA)... Read more
PM intervention: Islamabad private schools withdraw fee hike
 Private schools in the federal capital have withdrawn increases in fees following Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif personal intervention in the issue. Education Minister, Secretary CAD and other officials met with principals of private schools in Islamabad. The stance of the parents was given during this meeting after which all... Read more
People may have helped murder Imran Farooq ‘unwittingly’ claims London Police
On the fifth anniversary of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq’s death, the London’s Metropolitan Police has released a statement saying some people may have provided assistance unwittingly during investigations for the high-profile murder case. While reiterating its commitment to solve the murder case of the MQM leader, in a... Read more
Pakistan, India among top 22 drug producing/trafficking countries
 US President Barack Obama has included both Pakistan and India on a list of (top) 22 drug producing and trafficing countries that “significantly affect the United States”. Other countries on the list are Afghanistan, The Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Burma, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras,... Read more
Asian millionaires soon to be world’s richest: Report
Asia Pacific millionaires are set to become the world’s richest next year, a report stated earlier  yesterday, driven largely by wealthy individuals in India and China. The combined wealth of Asia Pacific’s super rich will surpass its 2014 total of $15.8 trillion and overtake that of their North American... Read more
Luxurious tourist resort to be built in Gilgit-Baltistan
A day after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the Rs27.5 billion road project at Attabad Lake, the Gilgit–Baltistan government announced it is going to construct a lavish resort to boost tourism in the region. “We have planned to construct a state-of-the-art tourist resort near the lake to help tourism... Read more
MNAs of the PTI donate sit-in salaries to PM Flood Relief Fund
Parliamentarians from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) have donated salaries earned during the sit-in to charities. PTI MNAs who earned an estimated Rs20 million during the sit-in from August 2014 till January 2015 donated their salaries to the Prime Minister’s Flood Relief Fund. According to sources, PTI Chairman Imran Khan... Read more
3 facilitators of Safoora bus slaughter remanded
An anti-terrorism court in Karachi has sent three suspects on physical remand for allegedly facilitating the gruesome terror attack on a bus near Safoora Chowrangi that claimed 46 lives of the Naziri Ismaili community. The suspects include Fishermen Cooperative Society vice chairman Sultan Qamar Siddiqui, who was previously under Rangers... Read more
Global uproar: Ahmed, the Muslim teenager arrested for taking self-made clock to school
A Muslim Sudanese teenager in Texas was arrested Monday for bringing a home-made clock to school amid suspicions that he had created a ‘hoax bomb’. Ahmed Mohamed, a high-school student residing in Irving, Texas, was hoping to find a niche for himself at his new high school, after having... Read more
SAFF SC Football tournament:Pakistan to play India in opener
The SAFF Suzuki Cup tournament is being held in the Indian state of Kerala from December 23-January 3 and Pakistan face arch-rivals India in a high-profile game on the opening day at the Trivandrum Stadium. apart from hosts India, they will play  Nepal and Sri Lanka in Group ‘A’ of South... Read more
Pakistan’s 1st double-decker bus service to be launched in Lahore
The Tourism Development Corporation of the Punjab (TDCP) will shortly be introducing the nation’s first double-decker bus service for tourists in the city for a project called “Sightseeing Lahore.” The managing Director Ahmar Malik said earlier yesterday, that two custom-made Volvo buses procured by the corporation for a sum... Read more
Weather vane stolen from Karachi’s iconic Frere Hall
Chief Secretary Sindh Siddique Memon earlier today took notice of the ‘theft’ of a rooster-shaped weather vane which used to sit atop Karachi landmark icon. The victorian era Frere Hall. Chief Secretary spokesman Naukhaiz Anwar Siddiqi said Memon has also ordered Karachi Commissioner and Karachi Municipal Corporation Administrator Shoaib... Read more