Panama JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5. According...
Transformers 5 tops box office, opens at franchise low
Transformers: The Last Knight smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, data showed Monday,...
MET forecastes rainfall in upper Punjab on Tuesday
Rain and dust-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) with strong gusty winds are expected at scattered places in upper Punjab,...
UN resolutions term Kashmir ‘disputed’: Pakistan reminds India
Pakistan earlier yesterday resoundingly rejected the Indian claim to Kashmir as an “integral part” of India, stating that it was an internationally-recognised disputed territory. Diyar Khan, a minister at the Pakistan Mission to the United Nations, told the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee meeting that legal and factual background... Read more
Ex. skipper Inzamam all set for 2 year Afghanistan coaching stint
Pakistan’s former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq earlier today agreed on a two-year contract to coach Afghanistan. This announcement followed the team’s impressive show in Zimbabwe. Before Afghanistan’s departure to Zimbabwe, Inzamam had agreed to coach the Afghan side on a temporary basis. During its tour to the African country, Afghanistan, for... Read more
ECP grants minister time till Nov 10 to submit formal written reply
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has granted time to State Minister for Water and Power Abid Sher Ali and other parties for submission of a formal written reply till November 10 over alleged violations of elections code of conduct in Local Bodies polls in Punjab. A four-member commission,... Read more
BB murder case: Musharraf challenges Siegel’s testimony in court via Barrister Farogh Naseem
Former president Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf has challenged US lobbyist Mark Siegel’s allegations that,”he had threatened the late Benazir Bhutto in a phone call made to her while she was planning to return to the country after an eight-year self-imposed exile.” An Anti-Terrorism Court in Rawalpindi admitted for hearing... Read more
Money laundering case: Court reserves verdict on Ayyan’s acquital
A special customs court in Rawalpindi earlier today reserved its verdict on model Ayyan Ali’s acquittal plea in the money laundering case, almost half a year  after her initial arrest from the airport with an undeclared half-a-million dollars in cash. Ayyan Ali was arrested from Islamabad’s Benazir Bhutto International... Read more
“India’s goal is to deny Pakistan ‘strategic depth’ in Afghanistan”: US report
“India’s goals are to deny Pakistan “strategic depth” in Afghanistan and the ability to block India from trade and other connections to Central Asia and beyond, and to prevent militants in Afghanistan from attacking Indian targets.”These starling facts were revealed in a US Congressional report , published in October this... Read more
Gender biased Indian ad for hiring maids online… goes viral
An online maid service in India has launched an ad that offers maids for house cleaning, cooking, babysitting and elderly help; and with Diwali on its way, the website suggested husbands ‘gift their wives a maid in lieu of diamonds’. The ad sparked a storm of  controversy, with many... Read more
Karachi traffic police reverses decision to arrest unlicensed drivers
In a dramatic u-turn  earlier today, the traffic police department in Karachi has formaly withdrawn its earlier decision to arrest unlicensed drivers. During a high-level meeting at the city police office today, it was decided that the traffic police will continue to carry out the usual process of penalizing... Read more
Heavy rain, hailstorm in Islamabad
The weather in the capital changed pleasantly as it was hit by heavy rainfall and hail. Heavy rain and hailstorm lashed through scattered areas of Islamabad bringing down the mercury  further. “This rain spell will continue for a few days,” DG Met Office Ghulam Rasool said. “As it is... Read more
KU cricket match: Injured female students  threatened to stay silent..or else
Students who either suffered injuries or have witnessed the violence that occurred over a mixed gender cricket match last week at Karachi University are receiving death threats and being warned not to share details of the incident with anyone..or else, it emerged earlier yesterday. Regarding the controversy over girls’... Read more
‘Shah Rukh Khan lives in India, heart is in Pakistan’ insist ruling party leader
India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) senior leader hit out at Bollywood  Megastar Shah Rukh Khan for his remarks regarding increasing religious ‘intolerance’ in India. “Shah Rukh Khan lives in India, but his heart is in Pakistan. His films make crores here but he finds India intolerant,” BJP leader... Read more
Gen Raheel meets chief of the Saudi Arabian armed forces
Pak army chief Gen. Raheel Sharif arrived in Saudi Arabia on a two-day official visit earlier yesterday, he met the Chief of General Staff of Saudi Forces Gen Abdulreham bin Saleh Al Bunyan. Military to military relations, defence cooperation and regional security situation were issues discussed during the meeting,... Read more
‘Secret wife’ of late Saudi king Fahad wins multi-million pounds
A woman who claims she was secretly married to Saudi Arabia’s late king Fahd won her claim for a multi-million pound payout from his son at London’s High Court on Tuesday. Judge Peter Smith ruled that Janan Harb was entitled to more than £15 million ($23 million), plus the... Read more
Its Official:CNIC frmaly replaces tax number
The government has replaced national tax number (NTN) with the computerised national identity card (CNIC) number, effective from the start of this month. However, in order to get some specific information about the taxpayer which is not included in the CNIC, a new enrolment form has also been notified... Read more