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...
Air strike on Kunduz hospital: 9 dead, dozens wounded
A suspected US air strike on a hospital in Kunduz earlier today led to the tragic deaths of at least nine Doctors Without Borders staff dead and dozens of others seriously wounded, the charity said, mere days after Taliban insurgents overran the northern Afghan city. The MSF facility is seen... Read more
Pakistani war monger Zaid Hamid announces return to Pakistan
Well known Pakistani war monger and commentator Zaid Hamid announced earlier today that he has returned to Pakistan, months after he was convicted  in Saudi Arabia. “I am back in Pakistan with dignity and in good health, arrived last night. Resting now and not taking calls,” Hamid said in... Read more
Pakistan wins toss, elects to bowls in 2nd ODI against Zimbabwe
Pakistan captain Azhar Ali won the toss and put Zimbabwe in to bat in the second one-day international today in Harare, seeking a victory that would clinch the three-game series. Pakistan made two changes to its lineup following a big 131-run win in the first one-dayer on Thursday. Batsman... Read more
Rangers apprehend target killers involved in 19 murders
Pakistan Rangers (Sindh) conducted a surgical operation in Gulshan-e-Maymar, Karachi late yesterday night and nabbed two notorious target killers affiliated with a prominent political party, the Rangers PRO said. The Rangers claim, the two men were involved in target killings including the murders of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) members of... Read more
FIR against KE officials for blatant over-billing, over-charging
 A case has been registered against K-Electric (KE) officials for over-billing and overcharging of electricity units from a consumer. The case was registered at the New Karachi Industrial Area police station on the complaint of a citizen, who had approached the court to register a case against the power... Read more
“Negotiate or face action”: PIA ultimatum to pilots
Forty-eight hours into the unannounced strike that delayed nearly three dozen flights. The Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) management on Friday finally asked its protesting pilots to either come to the negotiating table or be ready to face (strict)  disciplinary action. Using what is known as the go-by-the-book programme –... Read more
Obama accuses Americans of having become ‘inured to mass killings’
 US President Barack Obama, in his response to the 15th mass shooting in his seven years at the White House, has accused the Americans of, “having become numb to such killings”. “Somehow this has become routine. The reporting is routine. My response here at this podium ends up being... Read more
Faceoff: Sharif family to oversee PML-N’s NA 122 campaign
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and three prominent members of his family have unanimously decided to personally oversee their party’s election campaign for NA 122  Lahore against the PTI challenge. According to details shared by members of PML-N’s senior leadership, the premier will host a meeting with notables from the... Read more
TDAP calls for creating ‘Islam Trade Block’
The Trade and Development Authority Pakistan (TDAP) Senior Director General Nusrat Jamshed has urged the Muslim world to establish an  “Islam Trade Block” for enhancing the export of Halal products and services which are continuously increasing. “Halal products zone capacity to export is expected to reach nearly $50 billion... Read more
Moody’s assigns B3 to Pakistan’s global bond offering
Islamabad: Moody’s Investors Service has given a definitive rating of B3 to Pakistan’s global bond offering, quoting, “the outlook is stable.”    Moody’s definitive ratings for these debt obligations confirm the provisional ratings assigned on September 18, 2015. Pakistan’s B3 issuer rating reflects moderate economic strength with a supply-constrained economy that... Read more
Karachi: 2 youths caught while trying to join ISIL
 Two self-radicalised Pakistani men have been apprehended while trying to go to Syria to join the ultra-extremist terrorist group of Islamic State (IS). Authorities claim this is the first such case from Pakistan. Hundreds of Europeans are already fighting in the ranks of the Middle Eastern militant outfit, which... Read more
Multiple FIRs lodged against MQM’s Wasim Akhtar
Two cases have been lodged against Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) leader Wasim Akhtar in two different police stations of Karachi early morning today. The charges against the MQM leader include violation of Telegraph Act, incitement to violence against national secret agencies, provocative oratories and dealing detrimental blow to national... Read more
Russia launches fresh airstrikes in Syria
Russian warplanes have launched fresh air strikes since Thursday night in northwestern and western Syria, a Syrian military source and state TV said earlier yesterday. The source said the 18 air strikes were in the provinces of Idlib, Hama and Aleppo and were against Islamic State targets. The air strikes... Read more
Army Chief meets UK Home Sec
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif earlier yesterday held a prolonged meeting with the British Home Secretary, Theresa May. According to DG ISPR, Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa, the COAS asked the United Kingdom (UK) to play its role in checking international financing and communication of terrorists.... Read more