Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
Vice Admiral Kaleem Shaukat has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Naval Staff . President of Pakistan Mamnoon...
Netflix renews ´Stranger Things´ for third season
“Stranger Things” fans, rejoice: more adventures in the Upside Down are on the way. Netflix said Friday it had...
Lebanon will only survive if Hezbollah disarms: Saudi minister
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said on Friday that Lebanon had been “hijacked” by Hezbollah and could only flourish if...
Ghazi Abdul Rasheed sons arrested in Islamabad
Security forces arrested former Lal Masjid cleric Ghazi Abdul Rasheed’s two sons along with  security guards fin Islamabad. According to sources, sons of Ghazi Abdul Rasheed, Haris Rasheed and Haroon Rasheed were intercept by Rangers and police in Islamabad and during the search recovered arms and military uniforms from the... Read more
FRB wants travel ban on Ayyan Ali
Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has proposed to put name of supermodel Ayyan Ali in Exit Control List (ECL). According to FBR sources, A travel ban has been proposed on supermodel Ayyan Ali who was arrested  on charges of smuggle more than half a million dollars in cash and later... Read more
Nisar declares Eid bonus for NADRA employees
Minister for Interior and Narcotic Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Wednesday approved Rs 10,000 Eid bonus for the employees of National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). In a statement issued here, the minister said the encouragement of honest, hard-working and committed employees would be continued. He said after the... Read more
Fawad’s cameo in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil to feature him as a DJ!
While Fawad Khan is exploring his literary side in his role as a writer in his second Bollywood film, Kapoor & Sons, his rumoured cameo appearance in Ae Dil Hai Mushkil may see him reconnect with his musical roots. According to a report in Pinkvilla, Fawad Khan’s brief role... Read more
Special Olympic medalists meet Army chief
Rawalpindi: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif earlier today, met with eight members of the Pakistani team who brought international acclaim for the country in the Special Olympics held in Los Angeles. The eight member team of athletes returned with a rich haul of medals by winning... Read more
Muslim Americans all set to celebrate NY Eid school holiday
New York: New York marks a milestone in the fight for equality Thursday when 1.1 million children in America’s largest school district will take the day off to mark Eidul Azha. It is a small but hard-won victory at a time when American Muslims complain of growing Islamophobia and worsening... Read more
Pakistan jumps higher in Davis Cup rankings
Pakistan jumped seven places up in Davis Cup international rankings following their victory over Chinese Taipei in the final of Asia/Oceania Group-II. According to the Davis Cup rankings updated on Monday, Pakistan moved to 34th position with 740.94 points. Earlier, Pakistan had improved their rankings by defeating Indonesia in... Read more
Pakistan strives for compliance of Montreal Protocol
Pakistan has successfully phased out 10% of total Hydro Chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) consumption to ensure compliance of Montreal Protocol (MP) for protection of Ozone Layer. It is a matter of great satisfaction that Pakistan is in full compliance with regard to implementation as phase out of 2nd Generation of Ozone... Read more
India-Pakistan war will inflict harm on both: Expert
Armed conflict between India and Pakistan will harm both, former Indian national security adviser M.K. Narayanan said earlier today. He was speaking in Chennai amid reports that the prime ministers of India and Pakistan, though they have no plans to meet, will be staying in the same hotel in New... Read more
Gisele Marie: The one and only burqa-clad heavy metal musician
 Gisele Marie, a Muslim woman who wears a burqa, has been fronting her brothers’ band Spectrum since 2012. She is the granddaughter of German Catholics, and converted to Islam several months after her father passed away in 2009. She plays her Gibson Flying V electric guitar during a concert... Read more
LHC suspends ECP notification barring MPs from election campaigns
The Lahore High Court (LHC) yesterday suspended a notification by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) barring MPs from taking part in election campaigns of other electoral candidates. The LHC gave the ruling over a plea by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), which had moved the court when the ECP... Read more
‘Manto’ fully booked at Washington DC South Asian Film Festival
After leaving audiences in Pakistan enthralled it appears that Manto has already cast a spell the writer’s fans in the US as the director’s cut of the film has been sold out, well ahead of its screening on September 27 in Washington DC South Asian Film Festival (DCSAFF). Kicking off... Read more
Trump calls for Indian invasion if Pakistan becomes ‘unstable’
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said earlier yesterday the United States should use India’s help to deal with Pakistan if it becomes ‘unstable’ in the future. “You have to get India involved. India’s the check to Pakistan,” Trump said, during his appearance on a radio talk show. Trump’s statement... Read more
Pakistan to launch $1b Eurobond later this week
Pakistan will attempt to raise at least $1 billion from international debt markets in the next two days, choosing the easier but more expensive path of capital markets financing rather than implementing tough but necessary energy sector reforms and accessing the much cheaper financing available from international aid agencies.... Read more