Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
“Compliments to Pakistan shouldn’t be construed as anti-Indian” Naseeruddin Shah
Naseeruddin Shah was subjected to scathing criticism on the micro blogging site ‘Twitter’ following comments he made in praise of Pakistan at the launch of a book by Pakistan’s former foreign minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri. In an interview with India Today, Shah said that he believed that he was... Read more
IHC issues verdict: Declares restriction on ‘Kissan Package’ void
The Islamabad High Court earlier today issued its verdict declaring the restricting on implementation of the prime minister’s Kissan Package (farmer’s package) as void. The federal government had challenged the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) decision to suspend the Farmer’s package in the Islamabad High Court (IHC). On September... Read more
Mother of Shia Saudi youth facing beheading/crucification urges Obama to intervene
The mother of a youth facing beheading for taking part in protests in Saudi Arabia has pleaded with US President Barack Obama to “rescue my son” in an interview published by the British daily the Guardian Thursday. The sentence against Shia Ali al-Nimr, only 17 when he was arrested... Read more
Power to AJK: PM Nawaz inaugurates 102MW Gulpur hydropower project
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif formerly inaugurated the 102MW Gulpur hydropower project on Poonch river in Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s Kotli district earlier today, we par media reports. The hydropower plant project is expected to be completed in four years at a cost of US $320 million. Speaking at the... Read more
“We accepted Imran’s re-election demand but he still can’t accept the results”: PM Nawaz
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has advised the leadership of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) to, “show political maturity and accept the results of recently held by-polls in Punjab.” “I invite those people, who are trying to pull our legs, to come and contribute in the development of Pakistan,” PM Nawaz said... Read more
Sania’s rise to World No. 1 eggs on hubby Shoaib
Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik said his sparkling double hundred against England was inspired by seeing his Indian wife Sania Mirza sweep to a series of tennis titles in 2015. Malik hit a career-best 245 to cap a remarkable return to Test cricket after five years on the sidelines and... Read more
Cook hit fighting half-century as England struggle in first Test against Pakistan
Skipper Alastair Cook was holding firm with a solid half-century after losing his partner Moeen Ali on the third day of the first Test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi earlier today. Cook was unbeaten on 78 and with him Ian Bell on a shaky single as England reached 122... Read more
Ziaul Haq broke promise to US on uranium enrichment claims declassified report
“Pakistan under General Ziaul Haq’s rule in the 1980s broke its promise to the United States on uranium enrichment”, a series of newly declassified US documents have revealed. The documents released by US National Security Archive show that the general had assured then US President Ronald Reagan that Pakistan... Read more
Pakistani passport now ranked among worst in the world: report
The Pakistani passport this month dropped 14 places in the global travel ranking making it one of the worst passports to travel with, a report revealed. The Visa Restrictions Index 2015, prepared by Henley & Partners, ranked Pakistan at 106th, making it one of four of the worst passports in the... Read more
Four alleged terrorists, child and cop die in Rawalpindi operation
At least four alleged terrorists, including a woman, were killed when police carried out an operation near Chakri Road area in Rawalpindi in the early morning hours today. A child was also among the persons killed in the operation conducted today in Jorian area located near Chakri Road. The... Read more
Deaf mute Geeta finaly identifies family members in photos from India
 Geeta has finally identified her family in photos sent from India, over 13 years after the deaf-mute Indian girl inadvertently entered Pakistani territory and was stranded in the country. The development earlier today increases the likelihood of Geeta returning to her family in her home country, India as early... Read more
Asghar Khan case: I received no money from ISI, insists PM Nawaz
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in his statement submitted to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) said that, “he did not receive any money from the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) during the 1990s polls, adding that if proved otherwise, he would return the amount with interest,” according to media reports. A senior... Read more
‘We cannot trust anyone’ claim Peshawar women bravely fighting terrorists
The work of the remarkable women known as Aware Girls to counter the extremism of the Taliban would be dangerous even if they weren’t based in Peshawar, a city that feels as if it’s under siege In a hotel room in Peshawar, in secret, Gulalai Ismail is giving a... Read more
Exclusive WhatsApp group for top executives
 Some of the leading businessmen, CEOs and key decision makers in Pakistan have formally come together in an exclusive club to discuss and argue national policy matters and corporate issues. The medium of communication is popular instant messaging application WhatsApp. The Club 100-Senior Executives Network was formally launched late... Read more