Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
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...
Son of Pakistan consulate worker arrested in NY for raping girl child
The adult son of a community welfare worker at the Pakistan Consulate in New York City has been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl. Mehmood Rahimoon, 20, was arraigned early Thursday on charges of rape, sexual abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. In the US, children of... Read more
Sindh Health dep to introduce District Health Officers for Karachi
The Sindh Health Department has formally decided to introduce District Health Officers (DHO), which will replace the existing Town Health Officers in the megalopolis of Karachi. Currently 18 town health officers have been looking after the Karachi Division, which will now be replaced by 6 District Health Officers. Under... Read more
Imran Khan arrives in New Delhi: May  meet PM Modi
Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan is expected to hold a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday evening, according to news channel India Today. PTI’s Central Information Secretary Shireen Mazari announced that the party chief Imran Khan is in India on the invitation of India Today... Read more
7 kids, mom burnt alive in Dadu hut fire
A police officer stated that a mother and her seven children were burnt alive overnight by a fire the family had lit to keep warm in their hut in Sindh’s Dadu district.  The blaze engulfed the poor family’s home in yesterday’s wee hours,  the hut was made of wooden... Read more
“Ajmal Kasab is alive: Key witness
A key witness in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks insisted that Ajmal Kasab, the only gunman caught alive after the attack and later hanged to death, was alive. “Mudassir Lakhvi, the headmaster of a primary school in Faridkot, where Ajmal Kasab studied for three years told the court that he... Read more
Ali Azmat, Faysal Qureshi, Aijazz Aslam pay tribute to Peshawar victims
Actors Faysal Qureshi, Aijazz Aslam and Naveed Raza have teamed up with Ali Azmat to pay tribute to the innocent lives lost in the APS Peshawar attack. The song is set to release December 16, on the one year anniversary of the harrowing incident which left the whole world... Read more
Police remove anti-Ahmadi posters from Lahore’s largest IT market
Lahore : The district administration in Lahore on Thursday removed anti-Ahmadi posters and stickers from the city’s largest mobile and computer equipment market. Numerous shopkeepers in Lahore’s Hafeez Centre, located in the Gulberg locality, displayed signs and stickers prominently on their shop windows, inscribed with statements such as, “We do not... Read more
High octane Pakistan-India World T20 clash on March 19
The fate of the bilateral series remains uncertain but Pakistan and India will cross swords in a high-octane 2016 World Twenty20 clash on March 19 after the International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the groups and schedule of the tournament on Friday. Pakistan feature in a tough Super 10 Group... Read more
Pakistan conducts successful test of Shaheen-III ballistic missile
Rawalpindi: Pakistan on Friday conducted a successful flight test of Shaheen-III surface-to-surface ballistic missile, with a maximum range of 2750 kilometers. The test-flight was aimed at validating various design and technical parameters of the weapon system. The successful flight test with its impact point in the Arabian Sea, validating... Read more
Shujaat Azeem restricted from exercising his powers as Aviation Advisor
Islamabad: The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the Prime Minister’s Advisor on Aviation Shujaat Azeem to stop using his powers for the next fifteen days. The three-member Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali is hearing the contempt of court case against the prime minister regarding... Read more
Indian women in battle against Mumbai Haji Ali dargah ban
Mumbai: A landmark mosque in Mumbai is facing pressure to overturn a ban on women entering its inner sanctum, a move that could set a precedent on gender restrictions to places of worship in the deeply religious country. A Muslim women’s rights group is locked in a bitter legal... Read more
Launched with fanfare, home for street children in KP still empty
Peshawar : Zamung Kor, a project to provide shelter to street children, was launched by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government earlier last month with great fanfare, however it is likely to take at least three more months to become fully functional. Chief Minister Pervez Khattak had inaugurated the project on November... Read more
Court hands Dr. Asim to NAB custody
Karachi: It was unclear whether Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader and former petroleum minister, Dr Asim Hussain will go home, prison or be given in the custody of NAB officials. Dr. Asim’s counsel argued that the police does not have any evidence against his client. The police also presented... Read more
Auto industry expects up to $5 billion investment
Karachi: Pakistan can attract investments of $4-5 billion over the next three to four years in the automobile industry, says Pakistan Association of Automotive Parts and Accessories Manufacturers (Paapam). “Economic indicators suggest that the automobile industry is about to take off. Local and foreign investors are ready to inject billions... Read more