Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
“PAF Badaber attack was planned, controlled from Afghanistan” claims ISPR
Director General (DG), Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) claimed that the Badaber attack planned, controlled from Afghanistan. In a media briefing DG ISPR, Asim Bajwa said that based on intelligence information and intercept communication it is evident that today’s militant attack was conducted by a splinter Taliban group and it... Read more
MQM MPA Saifuddin ambushed in Karachi by gunmen
Unidentified armed men opened fire on Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) Saifuddin Khalid earlier today. The MPA narrowly escaped the attack after unidentified men fired four shots at his car. Police say six armed men riding three motorbikes tried to ambush Saifuddin when he was travelling... Read more
Tragedy again: Another drowned toddler washes up on Turkish beach
A four-year-old Syrian girl’s body washed up on a beach in western Turkey earlier today, state media said, just weeks after images of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi shook the world. The yet-to-be identified girl was found lifeless on a beach in the Aegean town of Cesme in Izmir... Read more
S.Sudan oil tanker blast death toll above 150: Reports
At least 150 people died in South Sudan when a crashed oil tanker exploded as a crowd scooped up spilled fuel, reports said earlier today. Senior local official John Ezkia told South Sudan’s Eye Radio that the initial death toll of more than 85 in Wednesday’s explosion had risen... Read more
Muslims flock for Hajj in droves despite deadly crane collapse
Pilgrims from around the world have begun massing in Saudi Arabia for the Hajj, one of the biggest gatherings in the world, undeterred by a crane collapse that killed 108 people at Islam’s holiest site. More than 1.2 million faithful have already arrived for the annual Hajj, which begins... Read more
People cautioned as heatwave forecast for next 2 days
The Sindh authorities have advised the people to take necessary precautions while going outdoors during the next two days after a forecast by the meteorological department that the mercury could shoot up to 43 degrees Celsius on Friday and Saturday. Weathermen in Karachi shared the forecast released by Islamabad... Read more
CM Punjab’s aircraft escapes major accident
Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif’s aircraft escaped a major mishap earlier today after it took off from Lahore for Peshawar. According to sources, the aircraft developed a technical fault after take-off and began experiencing severe turbulence. At one point the pilot was not sure if he would be able... Read more
‘PCB should stop pushing for India series’ insists Afridi
Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi said that, “the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) should stop pushing for a series against India and concentrate more on persuading other teams to tour Pakistan”. Afridi told reporters earlier today in Lahore, “I don’t know why we are pushing for a series against India again... Read more
unprovoked Indian firing along LoC: Pakistan registers protest
 Pakistan earlier today registered a formal protest with the Indian Deputy High Commissioner against continue unprovoked Indian violations along the line of control. The communiqué was sent by Director General South Asia and SAARC Dr. Faisal to the Indian Deputy High Commissioner condemning the killing of innocent civilians by... Read more
Pakistan Steel Mills: ECC approves another Rs.1 billion while Hinting at cutoff
Despite injecting Rs21 billion in Pakistan Steel Mills under the name of enhancing capacity utilisation, the Privatisation Commission admitted on Thursday that the country’s largest industrial unit was virtually non-functional last month. The breakdown of the PSM has put questions over the policy of injecting more and more funds... Read more
Large cache of weapons, gadgets recovered in Islamabad operation
Rangers and police carried out a joint search operations in different parts of the federal capital earlier today and recovered a large cache of hi-tech weapons, explosives, ammunition and gadgets. The search operations were carried out on both sides of the Islamabad Expressway including Iqbal Town, Sohan, Koral and... Read more
No Compromise: Capt Asfandyar embraced shahadat while fighting terror
At least 16 people were martyred in the terror attack on the PAF base near Peshawar city. According to DG ISPR, a group of attackers rushed to a mosque inside Badaber base camp and martyred at least 16 people while they were offering Fajar prayers at around 6am. Capt Asfandyar... Read more
US drone strike kills 7 militants in South Waziristan
 At least seven suspected militants were killed and two others injured in a US drone strike conducted on Friday in South Waziristan’s Ladha subdivision. “A vehicle close to a militant compound was the target of the strike in the Shonkrai Narai village of South Waziristan,” an official said. The official confirmed the... Read more
Draft cybercrime bill bulldozed through NA
The draft cybercrime bill was forcefully cleared by the National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology on Thursday and sent to the National Assembly for final approval without showing the members the copy of the bill. The Prevention of Electronic Crimes Bill 2015 had become controversial as critics believed... Read more