Judiciary do not want a confrontation: CJP
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that the judiciary did not want a confrontation with...
In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos
When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to...
PML-N issues new tickets for the Senate elections
The Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) issued new tickets for the Senate elections following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Elections...
COAS meets Turkish PM, President
Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif called on the Turkish Prime Minister & President respectively, earlier today According to the press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) both leaders appreciated Pakistan’s role for regional peace & Pak Army’s contributions in defeating terrorism. Turkish... Read more
Younis becomes  top scorer in Pakistan test cricket history
 Younis Khan surpassed the legendary Javed Miandad to become Pakistan’s top run scorer in test cricket. Younis overtook Miandad when he came onto bat in the first innings of Pakistan’s test against England. The 37-year-old came needed just 19 more runs in the three-Test series against England to pass... Read more
Smuggling of stolen phones: PIA fires employees arrested in London over
Pakistan International Airlines has fired two of its employees who were arrested in London from Heathrow Airport earlier last month. Crew members of PK786 flight to Islamabad Nadeem Anwar and Saima Butt are in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of carrying stolen phones to Pakistan. Also read:PIA... Read more
A homeless Indian man who had been pronounced dead woke up on…right on the autopsy table. To the bemusement of the hospital staff who were just about to begin a post-mortem, authorities said earlier today. Police in Mumbai said they found the man, who has not been named, unconscious... Read more
Indian Tejas to be improved to compete with JF-17
India’a indigenously built combat aircraft ‘Tejas’ is undergoing major advancements, after which it will be able to compete with the Pakistani JF-17 fighter jets, top Indian officials claimed. The single-engine fighter must undergo at least 43 ‘improvements’ out of the 57 ‘weaknesses’ detected in its maintainability to ensure it... Read more
Sindh:Provincial cabinet meeting at CM house today
Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah is all set to preside over the provincial cabinet meeting today (Tuesday) to review the security arrangements for Muhrram. The meeting will also focus on the distribution of wheat stocks and local government elections. According to the CM house spokesman, the Sindh... Read more
99 Pakistanis martyred in Mina Haj Horror
At least 99 Pakistanis were martyred in the Mina tragedy, Religious Affairs Minister Muhammad Yousaf informed the Senate earlier yesterday. According to the minister Saudi officials had confirmed the deaths of 70 Pakistani Hajjis and they had been laid to rest. According to the minister 29 martyred Pakistanis had... Read more
Inquiry finds MH17 shot down by Russian-made BUK missile claims Dutch paper
International investigators have concluded that Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a Russian-made BUK missile fired from rebel-held eastern Ukraine, a Dutch daily newspaper claimed on Tuesday. The final report was due to be officially unveiled at 1115 GMT Tuesday at a Dutch military base. It seeks... Read more
Young boys sexually assaulted in Peshawar jail, alleges teenage inmate
A juvenile prisoner of the Peshawar Central Prison has alleged that he and other young juvenile inmates have been allegedly sexually abused inside the jail and that certain prison officials ‘supply’ them to adult prisoners. Official sources informed that few days ago, the boy, stated to be around 14-15,... Read more
Incest: Man sentenced to 12 years for raping teenage daughter
A district and sessions court sentenced earlier this week a man to 12 years in prison after convicting him of sexually assaulting his teenage daughter. Saeed Ahmed Khan was found guilty of raping his 17-year-old daughter in their house in Gulistan-e-Jauhar three years ago. The incident was reported in... Read more
Austrian company discovers gas reserves in Sindh
The Austrian oil and gas company OMV has found gas at the Latif exploration block in Sindh, according to a press release issued by the company earlier this week. The Latif South-1 well had a gas throughput of 2,500 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) a day during testing, the... Read more
Police chief claims ISIL active in Sindh
The Sindh police chief said earlier this week that the ISIL sadistic terror  group was active in the province and that the ultra-extremist Middle Eastern group had links with the banned sectarian militant outfit Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ). Briefing a parliamentary panel on Monday, Inspector General of Police Ghulam Hyder Jamali... Read more
Google honours Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Pakistan on 67th birth anniversary
There will never be another Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Google certainly thinks so. The internet giant — which has made a praiseworthy tradition of highlighting the oft-forgotten great minds of the world — marked the musical maestro’s 67th birthday with a doodle. And while Google honours Khan today, it’s safe... Read more
Maryam Nawaz angry at PP-147 candidate
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam was angry with the PML-N candidate that led to defeat of the party in by-polls for a provincial assembly seat from Lahore on Oct 11. N League’s Mohsin Lateef, a maternal cousin of Maryam, has lost to PTI’s Shoaib Siddiqui by a thin... Read more