11 injured as terrorists attack Peshawar Agriculture Training Institute
At least 11 people were injured in a militant attack at the student hostel of the Directorate of Agriculture,...
Rap mogul Russell Simmons steps down after sex accusations
Russell Simmons — who helped bring hip-hop into the mainstream with Def Jam Recordings — said Thursday he was...
Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
“I will never divorce television” claims Mahira Khan
The Humsafar actress Mahira Khan has said named “some excellent TV projects” as the secret to her success, and sent out a clear statement to her fans in an interview with Khaleej Times: “TV is something I will never cut all ties with. Let me say this, I will... Read more
Palestinian women join fight for freedom
Young Palestinian women have increasingly joined males to hurl rocks at Israeli soldiers and chant slogans as unrest has spread in recent days in the occupied West Bank.They insist that teh fight for liberty is theirs as well. Some defying disapproving families, wrapped in black-and-white scarves, they have joined... Read more
“Pakistan’s enemies destabilizing Balochistan” insists Ch. Nisar
 Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said that, “several powers had Balochistan in their sight and it was Pakistan’s enemies who are destabilizing the province.” Addressing a passing out parade in Loralai the interior minister said in the past Pakistan’s flag could not be raised in some areas of... Read more
Turkey: 30 killed, 126 wounded in Ankara blasts
At least thirty people were killed and 126 were wounded in two explosions outside the main train station in the Turkish capital Ankara on Saturday, the Turkish Interior Ministry said. A Reuters reporter at the scene saw at least 15 bodies covered by flags, with bloodstains and body parts scattered... Read more
Saudi religious leader attempts to deflect criticism after Haj horror
 A senior Saudi religious leader earlier yesterday denounced “lies” being spread about the kingdom after more than 1,350 people died in tragedies that struck this year’s pilgrimage. In his first major remarks touching on the September 24 Haj stampede, Sheikh Abdulrahman al-Sudais urged people to remember the “efforts” Saudi Arabia... Read more
Pakistan’s Moor in contest against 80 films in Oscars race
Pakistan is making its third attempt to enter the Oscars race this year. Jami Mahmood’s poignant drama Moor has been sent for consideration in the Best Film in a Foreign Language category. The final list of submissions to the category was released today, which revealed that Moor is up... Read more
LHC summons Pemra chief for explanation on Altaf case coverage
The Lahore High Court earlier yesterday summoned the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) chairman to give an explanation as to why the media covered the money laundering case involving MQM chief Altaf Hussain. A full bench headed by Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi was hearing petitions seeking... Read more
Global climate panel: Pakistani as member
The Croatia-based Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has elected the head of Pakistan’s climate change ministry as the vice-chairman of one of its working groups. The IPCC Working Group-I (WG-I) assesses the physical, scientific aspects of the climate system and climate change. The main topics include: changes in... Read more
TTP ‘most wanted’ commander killed in Mardan
KPK Police claim to have killed a local commander of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) after an encounter in Gujrat village. His accomplices unfortunately managed to flee the scene. District Police Officer (DPO) Faisal Shahzad told journalists earlier yesterday that policemen from the Rustam Police Station were patrolling on Daggar... Read more
4 year-old girl raped, murdered in Faisalabad
 A four-year-old girl was murdered after she was raped in Sir Syed Town, Faisalabad on Thursday evening. The young girl was playing in the under-construction house of her parents when she went missing. The family reported the matter to police, who rushed to the spot and began investigating. Police... Read more
Pak Army takes over distribution of election material
Election material for NA-122, PP-147 and NA-144 was distributed to the polling staff earlier yesterday under the watchful eye of the Pakistan Army for the by-elections to take place tomorrow (Sunday). It was reported that delivery of ballot papers, ballot boxes and voter lists to the 284 polling stations for... Read more
‘Naya Pakistan’ will be made under leadership of PM Sharif claims Hamza Shahbaz
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML -N) leader Hamza Shahbaz insisted earlier yesterday that, “While Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan lockdowns cities, we bring peace to Karachi.” Addressing a rally this evening in Lahore’s Doongi Ground in Samanabad area on the last day of campaigning for Sunday’s NA-122 by-elections, Hamza... Read more
PIA pilots end strike

PIA pilots end strike

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Seemingly giving in to their management’s stiff stance on their demands, the union of Pakistan International Airlines pilots finally called off their partial strike earlier yesterday and agreed to enter negotiations for a new working agreement. The Pakistan Airline Pilots Association (PALPA) also agreed to work under the existing... Read more
Chinese steel company offers $778m investment to PSM
China’s largest steel company Sinosteel Corporation has offered an investment of approximately $778 million to assist in revamping and enhancing the production capacity of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) over the next three to four years. “A delegation of the Chinese steel giant is currently on a visit to Pakistan... Read more