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...
‘Non-payment of tax against Shariah’: Islamic Scholars
A conference of 200 plus religious scholars from across the country declared in Islamabad earlier yesterday that, “non-payment of tax as against Shariah and demanded the government forcibly deduct the tax from those who could afford.” Held under the umbrella of Tanzeem Ittehad-i-Ummat, the Accountability Conference said that each... Read more
Octogenarian poet Jamiluddin Aali passes away
Renowned poet, scholar and columnist Jamiluddin Aali passed away in the city of Karachi today. He was 89. Aali was admitted and being treated at a private hospital over the past three days. He died of heart failure. Aali was born on 20 January 1926 in Delhi. He hails... Read more
Thousands in Dir attend funerals for militants killed in Afghanistan
Thousands have attended the weekend funerals of around 21 Pakistani terrorists killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan, local officials and residents said, with one of them putting the total death toll around 50. The strike was carried out on Wednesday on a training camp in the eastern province... Read more
Dubai-bound plane offloaded in Peshawar after bomb threat
The  Security at Peshawar’s Bacha Khan International Airport has been beefed up following a bomb threat on board a Dubai-bound flight. An emergency was declared on the Shaheen Air International flight NL-786 which was scheduled to depart from Peshawar at 2:30 pm. Schedule for Shaheen Air flight NL-786 Shaheen... Read more
Anti-corruption team raids Abbasi Shaheed Hospital, seizes record
Karachi: An Anti-Corruption team conducted raid at Abbasi Shaheed Hospital Karachi and seized record of illegal recruitments, promotions and irregularities in purchase of medicines. According to the officials of Anti-Corruption department, raid was carried out on the directives of Sindh High Court. The record from 2007 will be reviewed.... Read more
Did you know? Malala’s a Shah Rukh Khan fan and loved recent flick Bajrangi Bhaijaan
We know Malala Yusafzai’s philanthropic side well — but do we know her Bollywood preferences? We do now! And it turns out the young activist has a soft spot for Shah Rukh Khan. “I think Shah Rukh Khan possesses some kind of a Midas touch. Whatever he does is... Read more
Mr Musclemania World 2015: Pakistani bodybuilder clinches gold
Pakistani bodybuilder Salman Ahmad clinched gold and the Mr Musclemania World title 2015 early Monday. He thanked his fans and followers for their prayers. “It is the first time in 25 years that this title is going to Pakistan,” he said in a video posted on what appeared to... Read more
Dengue fever outbreak sets a new record
Rawalpindi: Nearly 3,900 patients have been tested positive for dengue fever at the three teaching hospitals in town so far that has set a new record as in one year alone, more cases have been tested positive as compared to number of patients confirmed positive in previous nine years,... Read more
Team Pakistan bags gold at regional tech awards
Colombo: A team representing Pakistan at the Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) 2015 won three gold awards and one silver award at the ceremony held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, the Pakistan Software Houses Association for IT & ITES (P@SHA) announced on Saturday. Leading the way with the gold were... Read more
Imran Khan vows to stamp out corruption from KP
Swabi: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said here on Sunday that the accountability of corrupt elements would continue without any pause and those found involved in wrongdoings would face the music. He was addressing a large public gathering near Razaar tehsil, where the leadership of the Awami Jamhoori... Read more
Every constitutional institution should play its role: CJP
Quetta : Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Anwar Zaheer Jamali on Sunday said that every constitutional institution should play its part and they should not compromise on the issue of missing persons. He said the country faced problems under different regimes including unjust distribution of resources and the creation... Read more
Rangers arrest 30 suspects in Karachi operation
More than 30 suspected criminals  were apprehended earlier today when Rangers carried out a search operation near the Old Sabzi Mandi area of Karachi, officials said. Rangers personnel started the door-to-door search operation early morning today in the PIB Colony neighbourhood near Old Sabzi Mandi. The operation was conducted... Read more
Lahore Sundar factory collapse: 2 key accused held
Police have apprehended two main accused nominated in Lahore’s Sundar Industrial Estate factory collapse case. Over 50 labourers were killed and more than 150 wounded in the collapse of a four-storeyed factory producing plastic bags November 04. According to police the main accused, arrested by police, included Architects Tahir... Read more
Missing soap bar: Man kills 11-month-old daughter
A 35-year-old man, Imran, has been apprehended in Karachi after being accused of killing his eleven-month-old daughter, Mahnoor, at their home in Sector 4B in Surjani Town area of the city., The incident was highlighted when Mahnoor’s mother began shouting and screaming and neighbours gathered at their home, finding... Read more