Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
ECP bars political rallies, orders removal of banners, billboards for LG polls, Punjab
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) earlier today decided to ban rallies and public gatherings of political parties besides ordering to take down banners and big sign boards on display in connection with the upcoming Local Government elections in Punjab. The decision was taken in a meeting of the... Read more
Zombie apocalypse? ‘Dead’ woman comes back to life in Karachi mortuary
Workers at an Edhi mortuary in Karachi received quite a shock when a pregnant woman who had been declared dead and was being prepared for burial suddenly came back to life. “When she was being given ghusal, Manzoora Bibi, 55, suddenly got up and started reciting the Kalma. Everyone was... Read more
Young student who lost both hands refuses disability tag
In March 2001, eight-year-old Abdul Malik, from Bajaur Agency, was on his way to his aunt’s house when he found a toy bomb lying on the ground. Like most children, he was curious and picked up the device. Minutes after the eight-year-old picked up the toy bomb, it went... Read more
Unpaid salaries: Protestors barge into KMC administrator’s office
Teachers protesting for their rights, demanding salaries overdue for three months, barged into the KMC administrators office located at the Civic Center after none of the officials came to address their concerns. The protestors started gathering on Monday morning at 11:00AM at the Civic Center and are demanding that... Read more
Another cop brutally murdered after testifying against Saad Aziz gang
Unidentified gunmen earlier today shot dead police sub-inspector Ishtiaque Awan, four days after he testified against Tahir Minhas, the alleged mastermind of the Safoora bus attack, in a separate murder case. According to police, gunmen riding on motorcycles targeted Awan in the Mumtaz Colony locality of Hyderabad’s Makki Shah... Read more
Aisam helps Pakistan enter Davis Cup Group I, after a 10 year lapse
Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi nudged Pakistan into the Davis Cup Asia/Oceania Group I after nine years after he won the crucial singles match in the final against Chinese Taipei at Ulusal Tenis Egitim Merkezi Tennis Club, Izmir, Turkey, on Sunday. Aisam defeated J Hung 7-6(3), 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the final reveres... Read more
Karachi sizzles in record heatwave this month
It has been 64 years since the mercury shot to 42.8°C in the month of September in Karachi. Over two dozen people were hospitalised and an elderly man died as the metropolis braved the heatwave this weekend. The hottest day in September in the city was recorded in 1951.... Read more
Pakistani researchers develop ‘solar-powered’ mobile phone network
Pakistani researchers have developed a portable, solar-powered mobile phone network for use in disasters like floods and earthquakes when regular communications are often disrupted. Researchers at the Information Technology University (ITU) in Lahore, together with a team from the University of California, have developed a prototype “Rescue Base Station”... Read more
Jal: Former  members Atif and Farhan reunite with Goher!
Ali Zafar’s basement  At the singer’s PSrocks!  Ex-Jal member Atif Aslam and current Jal member Goher Mumtaz performed for the first time after 13 years along with another former bandmate Farhan Saeed. It’s a rare sight to behold and celebrities present in Ali’s basement during the party post the... Read more
Has Fawad Khan sets  Filmfare cover ablaze
The actor’s sexy new avatar in the latest issue of Filmfare magazine made is very eye catching. He did make a few jaws drop as he flaunted his dashing good looks. The black and white cover calls the hot export a ‘Cross Border Turk’ who’s “giving our heroes sleepless nights,”... Read more
Security situation review: PM chairs high-level meeting
 PM Sharif is currently presiding over a high-level meeting, attended by the top military and civilian leadership, to review overall security situation in the country here on Monday, said a report published on Radio Pakistan. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif, Finance Minister Ishaq... Read more
Qasim Zia’s judicial remand extended until Oct 5
 An accountability court in Lahore earlier today extended the judicial remand of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former Hockey Olympian Qasim Zia until October 5. National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials presented the PPP leader in an accountability court here today after expiry of an earlier seven-day judicial remand.... Read more
PTI challenges ECP decision to bar party chief from  campaigning in elections
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has challenged in the Lahore High Court the decision of Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to bar party chief from taking part in the campaigns of electoral candidates. Under the ECP code of conduct, MPs are not allowed to canvass in the constituencies, where by-poll is... Read more
SHC releases PPP’s Ali Nawaz Shah, suspends NAB court order
The Sindh High Court (SHC) earlier today approved bail for Pakistan People’s Party provincial lawmaker Ali Nawaz Shah, who was among three people earlier sent to prison after his conviction by an accountability court for his involvement in fraud. The high court also suspended the earlier decision by the... Read more