Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
Pakistan down Zimbabwe by 13 runs
Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 13 runs in the first T20 series on Sunday at the Harare. Pakistan opted to bat first and after losing early top order at regular intervals set a target of 137 runs. Shoaib Malik scored 35 off 24 balls with Muhammad Rizwan scoring 33 off... Read more
Greens post 136 in first T20 against Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe bowlers restricted Pakistan to 136 runs in the first Twenty20 at Harare Sports Club earlier today. After wining the toss Pakistan decided to bat first and managed to score 136 runs in 20 overs. Top order including Ahmed Shahzad, Mukhtar Ahmed and Sohaib Maqsood  early collapsed caused a low... Read more
20 Pakistanis confirmed dead in Mina Stampede
 The number of Pakistanis martyred in Mina stampede increased to 20 on Sunday. According to reports, two Hajj pilgrims from Karachi, identified as Talmeez Ahmed and Iftikhar Ahmed have been confirmed dead. Read: List of Pakistani dead & injured in Mina released DG Hajj Abu Aqif Ahmed while talking to... Read more
Iran’s Khamenei demands Saudi apology for Haj mass deaths
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei publicly demanded Saudi Arabia apologise on Sunday for a stampede that killed nearly 770 pilgrims during Haj, at least 144 of them Iranians. “Instead of passing the buck and playing a blame game, the Saudis should accept their responsibility and apologise to the... Read more
“Pakistan to extend full support to promote peace in Afghanistan” Aziz
Pakistan’s advisor on foreign affairs, Mr.Sartaj Aziz also participated in a session on rebuilding Afghanistan on Sunday, which was attended amongst others by the Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah and the Turkish deputy prime minister. During his address, Sartaj Aziz reiterated that peace in Afghanistan is in the offing;... Read more
Zoo elephant takes liberties with ‘unshackled freedom’
 A week after Kaavan an Asian elephant in the Islamabad zoo was unchained, the zoo management has been quite unable to control the elephant’s destructive nature. Apparently annoyed at being in shackles for almost three years, Kaavan is not even allowing his handler, Bilal, to approach him. Bilal has been... Read more
Man who claims he was 15 at time of crime to be executed
Authorities may hang a man who says he was 15 when he was arrested for a murder he “claims” he did not commit, lawyers said on Saturday, in the latest case to shine a spotlight on Pakistan’s  criminal justice system. Ansar Iqbal says he was 15 when he and... Read more
Zuckerberg pledges to provide internet even in refugee camps
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg believes the site will help the international community implement a sweeping new sustainable development agenda. Zuckerberg said Facebook is partnering with the United Nations (UN) agency for refugees to bring the Internet to refugee camps. “Connectivity will help refugees better access support from the aid... Read more
Pakistan, Afghanistan only nayions left on polio-endemic nations list
As Nigeria celebrates news that polio is no longer an endemic in the West African country, Pakistan and its war-battered neighbour Afghanistan remain the only two countries where the disease is prevalent. The World Health Organization (WHO) said Nigeria and Africa as a whole are now closer to being... Read more
Hajis begin arriving home, first flight lands in Lahore
Hajis have started arriving back home with the first few arriving in Lahore via a private airline. Meanwhile Pakistan International (PIA) will begin its post-Haj operation tonight. Thirty-five Hajis arrived in Lahore early Sunday morning from Jeddah on a private airline. They were received by their loved ones at... Read more
“Economic crisis can only be eliminated through cooperation” claims PM Sharif
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif addressed the South-South Cooperation round-table conference in New York where he hammered home, that the economic crisis can only be eliminated through mutual cooperation. He added that the Pak-China Economic Corridor (CPEC) will not only benefit Pakistan and China but the entire region. The round-table... Read more
Mina stampede: Over 300 Pakistanis still missing
Over 300 Pakistanis are still missing following the stampede in Mina that martyred 769 pilgrims earlier last week. The worst disaster to strike the annual Hajj pilgrimage in over a quarter century. The number of Pakistanis martyred in the stampede during Hajj at Mina near the holy city of Makkah... Read more