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...
State Bank of Pakistan issues Euro Bond successfully
Pakistan has issued  a new Bond of $500 million with a maturity of 10-year in the international Eurobond market. The coupon rate was 8.25% equal to the rate at which it issued such bonds last year in April, according to press statement issued by Ministry of Finance In Islamabad earlier... Read more
Assad Gilani embraces martyrdom in Mina Stampede
Assad Murtaza Gilani, former MNA and nephew of former Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, embraced martyrdom in yesterday’s stampede at Mina in Saudi Arabia. Former Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani talking to local news channels confirmed the sad news and said “Three bodies were brought to a small mosque... Read more
Former PM Gilani’s nephew among at least 316 Pakistani missing after Mina Stampede
At least 316 Pakistanis, including Asad Murtaza Gilani, nephew of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani have gone missing in the aftermath of a deadly stampede, which killed more than 700 pilgrims at Mina yesterday. According to Family sources that disclosed earlier today that amongst the missing Pakistanis is Asad... Read more
Rangers seized MQM’s 10,000 hides insists Farooq Sattar
Senior Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader, Farooq Sattar, insisted that Karachi Ranger and Police have seized at least 10,000 hides from the party’s collectors. MQM leader while talking to popular local news channel “Samaa Tv” said “Despite the fact that we have signed a code of conduct and have... Read more
COAS cebrates Eid  with front line troops
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif offered Eid prayer with troops on the  frontline in Khyber Agency earlier today. According to an ISPR press release, COAS was briefed by operation commander on the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb. He expressed his complete satisfaction over achievements of the operation so far.... Read more
Deadliest special forces: The SSG in Pakistan to the British Special Air Service
Elite special forces are some of the best-trained and most formidable units a country can boast of. They go where other soldiers fear to tread, scoping out potential threats, taking out strategic targets and conducting daring rescue missions. These really are the best of the best…..Of the best Although... Read more
Eid message: PM Nawaz exhorts nation to rise above personal interests
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has exhorted the nation to rise above personal, sectarian and party interests to get rid of extremist approaches. “We should work on converging our spirits of sacrifice towards the unity of nation and Muslim community world over. This is the basis of Islamic teachings,” the... Read more
PHF to support all coaches, organisers w/o discrimination
PHF secretary Shahbaz Ahmed Sr has said that those running hockey academies and organising events at local level would be patronised wihtout any kind of discrimination whatsoever. “Serving the national game is our obligation. It is our duty to support them for the promotion of hockey,” he remarked. He said that... Read more
NAB chief authorises multiple inquiries against PPP’s Dr. Asim
The NAB chairman has authorised three different inquiries against Dr Asim Hussain on serious corruption charges amid some additional information being provided to the Bureau by some sources on yet another scam. This one involves the names of top-most PPP leaders as well as a retired general. The NAB... Read more
Karachi:Rangers, Police arrest 8 over illegal hide collection
Karachi Police and Rangers earlier today arrested at least eight people for illegal and forcible collection of hides of sacrificial animals. According to sources, Rangers and police, arrest alt least eight people from different areas of the city and impounded 150 hides . Rangers and police has not disclosed the identities whether... Read more
Eye-witnesses hold Saudi officials solely responsible for Haj horror
Witnesses to a stampede that left more than 700 people dead at the Haj in Saudi Arabia on Thursday blamed Saudi authorities and said they were afraid to continue the rituals. The worst tragedy in 25 years at the annual Muslim pilgrimage occurred during the symbolic stoning of the... Read more
Grameen Back model: Pakistan considers setting up Microfinance Company
The government is actively considering setting up a Microfinance Company in Pakistan, in line with the business model of renowned Grameen Bank of Bangladesh, in an effort to provide small loans to farmers and businesses. Grameen Bank, founded by Muhammad Yunus, is a noble peace prize-winning microfinance and community... Read more
Karachi: KMC allows Dolmen Group to reopen Sindbad
Sindbad reopened again after being sealed by the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) in August.Sindbad is an amusement park located in Gulshan-e-Iqbal’s alongwith Rashid Minhas Road. The Park was sealed by the KMC on the night of August 8. After one-and-a-half months KMC gave the owners permission to reopen the amusement park, after... Read more
‘Super blood moon’ spectacle makes stargazers drool
 For the first time in decades, skygazers are in for the double treat on Monday of a swollen “supermoon” bathed in the blood-red light of a total eclipse. This celestial show, visible from the Americas, Europe, Africa, west Asia and the east Pacific, will be the result of the... Read more