NBC sacks newsman Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct
NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Umar Akmal dance party scandal amidst furious denials
Pakistani batsman Umar Akmal’s involvement in a dance party has created an uproar as the cricketer and his friends denied attending any such get to gather. However, a local news channel “Samaa News” has aired a photo featuring the cricketer and his friends – as undeniable evidence in the scandal.... Read more
Gen. Raheel has full confidence in Pakistan’s nuclear security regime
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif earlier today expressed absolute confidence in Pakistan’s nuclear security regime and lauded the high standards of professionalism and commitment of the soldiers in safeguarding the country’s ‘strategic assets.’ The Army Chief visited Pakistan’s Centre of Excellence for Nuclear Security (PCENS) today... Read more
Centre still to compensate KP quake victims
Even though seventeen days have passed since a devastating earthquake wrecked havoc in northern parts of the country, the federal government has yet to release funds to compensate the affected population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Briefing media on the post-earthquake situation in Peshawar earlier today, the special assistant to the... Read more
Its official: Sajal Aly and Feroze Khan’s debut film to be named ‘Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai’
Sajal Aly and Feroze Khan the new young hot couple lighting up the silver screen have caused a tizzy with their joint appearance in the just premiered TV drama Gul-e-Rana, and are now looking to work the same kind of magic on the big screen. The duo has been... Read more
Pakistan decides to install Russian engines in JF-17 fighter jet
“Pakistan’s JF-17 Thunder fighter jet will be installed with a Russian engine,”  a Pakistan Aeronautical Complex (PAC) representative said. “As we know, a Russian engine is being installed on the JF-17 Thunder and we are looking forward to further cooperation with the engine manufacturer in Russia,” the official told... Read more
“Finance Ministry should be renamed Ministry of Loans,” quips Dar in Senate
The Federal Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar  earlier today complained before the Senate of Pakistan that, “friendly countries have only been making promises but haven’t delivered on any of their commitments.” He told the Senate that four friendly countries have committed support to the tune of six billion US... Read more
Interior ministry finaly decides to act against Lal Masjid cleric!
The Ministry of Interior has decided to act against the former burkha clad pro terrorist cleric of Islamabad’s Red Mosque (Lal Masjid) Maulana Abdul Aziz over his activities. Earlier today, a large contingent of Rangers and police personnel could be seen deployed outside the mosque, which was the center... Read more
Grenade attack in Lyari: 5 injured
At least five people have been injured in a grenade attack in Nayabad locality of Karachi’s Lyari area earlier today. According to police, two attackers riding a motorcycle lobbed a hand grenade at people standing at a local water pumping station. At least five people were wounded as a... Read more
Emirates unveils world’s largest passenger plane
Emirates Airlines has unveiled a new Airbus A380 outfitted with 615 seats, making it the airliner with the most seats ever. At the Dubai Airshow this week, the airline unveiled its newly reconfigured Airbus A380-800 planes. The 615-seater which is expected to begin flying a route between Dubai and... Read more
Attempt to smuggle 48,000 cans of beer into Saudi Arabia: Man caught
A man was caught trying to smuggle 48,000 cans of Heineken disguised as Pepsi into Saudi Arabia, a country where alcohol is strictly prohibited and the penalty includes a prison sentence and flogging if caught. “A truck carrying what first seemed to be normal cans of the soft drink... Read more
Khursheed Shah lambasts ‘Punjab-centric’ CPEC projects
Leader of Opposition in the National Assembly, Syed Khursheed Shah, earlier today wrote a letter to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in which he expressed his reservations on projects related to the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and called the initiatives taken on the project “Punjab-centric”. He asked the premier... Read more
2 blasts claimed by ISIL slaughter 41 in Beirut Hezbollah bastion
Two back to back blasts claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group killed 41 people Thursday on a busy shopping street in southern Beirut, a stronghold of the Shia movement Hezbollah, in the worst such attack in many years. More than 200 peple were wounded, many of them seriously,... Read more
Political leaders not interested in education
The constituencies of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, State Minister for Education Balighur Rehman, PTI chief Imran Khan and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah are some of the areas where students are still deprived of basic facilities and the quality of education is said... Read more
“Isolate those who harbour terrorists”:  Modi tells British MPs
“There should be a resolve to isolate those who harbour terrorists and willingness to stand with nations that will fight them honestly,” Modi said, while addressing MPs in British Parliament’s Royal Gallery. In what appeared to be a veiled jibe at Pakistan. “We need a social movement against extremism in... Read more