Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
‘4 arrested MQM men involved in target killing’: Rangers
Pakistan Rangers Sindh earlier yesterday informed an anti-terrorism court (ATC) about 90-day preventive detention of four workers of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) arrested earlier this week from Karachi. Rangers personnel along with their legal team produced before the ATC four MQM workers — Waseem Ahmed alias Shama, Muhammad... Read more
CTD Peshawar arrests 3 terrorists
The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) Peshawar earlier yesterday claimed to have arrested three wanted terrorists involved in multiple attacks on security forces. According to details, the CTD department arrested three alleged terrorists and recovered 20 kg of explosive material, two receivers and detonators from their possession. The terrorists were... Read more
Case registered against unknown attackers following attack on Media in Karachi
Karachi: A case was registered against unknown attackers on Saturday at the Aziz Bhatti police station following an attack on a Dawn News vehicle in Karachi.. The attackers fired straight shots at the DSNG van near Essa Nagri on Friday night, leaving technician Hassan Mateen severely injured. Mateen is... Read more
Climate change serious threat to human life insists PM Nawaz
 Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on today said climate change poses a serious threat to human across the globe,reported Radio Pakistan. While addressing the Commonwealth Summit on Climate Change in Malta, he said Pakistan experienced mighty floods in 2010 and 2011 owing to changing climate in the region. He called... Read more
Pakistan’s severely prosecuted Ahmadis
“Are these the people with bullets who took my papa away?” two-year-old Sabiha Ahmad asked her mother anxiously when AFP visited her family, members of Pakistan’s persecuted Ahmadi minority, who are currently living in hiding. The toddler’s family has had little contact with anyone since they were forced to flee... Read more
US govt wants tax exemption on import of security scanners
 The United States has requested Pakistan to exempt from duties and taxes the import of security scanners that it wants to install at Karachi port for scanning US-bound export containers under its Container Security Initiative (CSI). The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the cabinet will take up the US... Read more
‘Ho Mann Jahaan’ is making waves
The latest music video release from Ho Mann Jahaan is an absolute visual treat. Shakar Wandaan showcases a scenic location, glamorously dressed cast and a beautiful set up. Mahira carries herself gracefully in a gharara choli, while the two boys charm hearts in shalwar kameez dancing away to the tunes... Read more
9 LJ ‘militants’ nabbed; Seminary sealed in Lahore
The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in lahore had arrested nine suspected militants belonging to banned militant outfit Lashkar-i-Jhangvi (LJ) from the Farooq-i-Azam Madressah in the Cantonment area late on Thursday and sealed it. A CTD spokesman said earlier yesterday a police team after receiving intelligence reports about the presence... Read more
People to be jailed for refusal of polio vaccination in Peshawar
The Peshawar district administration has decided to arrest the parents who have declined vaccination of their children against polio. The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Deputy Commissioner Riaz Khan Mehsud in Peshawar earlier yesterday. A spokesman for the DC office said the decision to arrest the... Read more
Karachi: Shisha, tobacco seized in DHA destroyed
The Defence Housing Authority (DHA) on Friday destroyed around 800 shisha or glass hookahs, equipment and tobacco confiscated by their vigilance teams during various raids over the past two weeks on shisha parlours and bars in a bid to cleanse the area of this health hazard. The rows of... Read more
Indonesia to continue importing Pakistani kinnows
Indonesian Consul General in Karachi Hadi Santoso has assured traders that his country will continue to import Pakistani oranges. Santoso stated this while speaking to a delegation of the All Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Exporters, Importers and Merchants Association (PFVA), which met him to discuss trade issues between the... Read more
LHC takes it upon itself to issues notice to Pemra on ‘immoral’ dramas
The Lahore High Court earlier yesterday issued a notice to the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on a petition against exhibition of ‘immoral’ dramas, programmes and movies on television channels. A retired major, Chaudhry Zaheeruddin, filed the petition and stated that Pemra authorities during the hearing of his... Read more
PM Sharif offers France anti-terror expertise
While reiterating condemnation of the recent terrorist attacks in Paris, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that “Pakistan is ready to cooperate with France in intelligence sharing as well as counter-terrorism efforts.” The prime minister made this offer to French President Francois Hollande in a meeting on the sidelines... Read more
Karachi: Pakistan’s first medical simulation centre operational at AKU
Students and doctors working in the field of medicine would now have an opportunity to hone their skills in mock operating rooms and on patient maniquins that could be programmed according to a specific medical condition. This milestone in the medical field has recently been achieved with the establishment... Read more