World XI won the toss and put Pakistan into bat in 3rd T20
World XI won the toss and put Pakistan into bat in the third and the last T20 international of...
Misbah-Afridi get standing ovation from crowd
Former Pakistan captains, Misbah ul Haq and Shahid Afridi were given standing ovation by a full house for their...
Fashion Pakistan Week: Last day highlights
The four day Pakistan Fashion Week concluded in Karachi on Thursday. The last day showcased collections from Tena Durrani, Nauman...
NP assure full support to Zehri as Balochistan’s new CM
  PML-N’s Sanaullah Zehri has been nominated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as the next chief minister of Balochistan, National Party (NP) chief Mir Hasil Bizenjo earlier today  said his party is leaving the government in accordance with the Murree agreement. He assured the new CM of his full... Read more
US high school students wear hijab in support of Muslim peers
Students of a Chicago based high school in  joined their Muslim peers in wearing the hijab as part of an event. The Muslim Students Association (MSA) of Vernon Hills High School in Chicago hosted an event “Walk a Mile in Her Hijab” aiming to provide a better understanding of... Read more
PM announces Rs1 billion grant for Islamia College, Peshawar
On his first visit to the Islamia College Peshawar, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif earlier yesterday announced Rs1 billion for the educational institution celebrating 100 years of existence. The centenary celebrations began on the lush green lawns of the college (1913-2013) yesterday. The college, which was upgraded in 2008 to... Read more
The great SRK, Kajol to appear on Hum TV’s morning show
 Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan is busy promoting his upcoming film Dilwale and this time he is all set to appear on Hum TV’s Sanam Jung’s morning show Jago Pakistan Jago with his co-star and on-screen lady-love Kajol. The reason why Shah Rukh and Kajol have chosen to promote their film... Read more
Gulf Air all set to commence operations in Multan
 Gulf Air, Bahrain’s principal flag carrier, is all set to commence its operations at the Multan International Airport (MIAP) on December 14, 2015. Gulf Air would become the seventh international airline to start operations at MIAP. PIA, Shaheen Air International, Fly Dubai, Airblue, Qatar Airways and Emirates already conduct... Read more
APS terror anniversary: KPK govt may declare Dec 16 a public holiday
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is very likely to announce a public holiday in the province on the first anniversary of the Army Public School and College Peshawar slaughter on Dec 16. Special assistant to the chief minister Mushtaq Ahmad Ghani told reporters here on Friday that a proposal was... Read more
As reports of hate crimes against Muslims increase in the US, a video released on Facebook by the US Embassy in Pakistan shows US Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale visiting the historic Faisal Mosque in the capital – a visit widely seen as a gesture of solidarity with Muslims.... Read more
Retired army major murdered dead in Karachi: TTP claims responsibility
A retired major of the Pakistan Army was shot to death in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA) neighbourhood earlier today in an attack claimed by the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). According to police sources, unidentified men riding a motorbike shot dead Ali Raza, a former army major, in DHA’s Phase... Read more
Etihad Airways not buying PIA
Etihad Airways has categorically denied reports of purchasing Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), which the government has put up for privatisation in the coming months. “The reports have no substance and are totally unfounded,” it said in a statement issued through its local PR agent. No one was immediately available... Read more
Pakistan shelves plan to introduce single-stage sales tax
Islamabad: Pakistan has deferred a proposal to introduce a new single-stage sales tax regime, which would have lowered the standard sales tax rate to 7%, after reservations expressed by the International Monetary Fund over its implications on revenue and businesses. The decision to postpone the implementation of the new regime... Read more
Suspected arson attack on California mosque
Los Angeles: Authorities were investigating a case of suspected arson after a blaze broke out at a California mosque on Friday, officials said, a week after a Muslim couple shot dead 14 people in the US state. Officials at the mosque could not immediately be reached for comment but they... Read more
Karachi-Lahore Motorway: Irregularities alleged in award of Rs148bn motorway project
Islamabad: The National Highway Authority has awarded a contract of Rs148 billion to a Pakistan-China joint venture firm for building a 230-kilometre section of the Karachi-Lahore Motorway amid allegations of irregularities. The project is a part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). The NHA invited bids for the project... Read more
Imran nudges Modi on gentleman’s game
Islamabad: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan on Friday met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and urged the latter to resume cricketing ties even as he invited him to visit Pakistan. According to an official statement from the Indian prime minister’s office, Imran paid a courtesy call on... Read more
Quetta, other parts of Balochistan in grip of severe Siberian winds
Quetta : Quetta valley and parts of northern and central Balochistan are in grip of chilly Siberian winds which brought the mercury down to minus 7 degrees Celsius in the provincial capital and minus 9 in Kalat on Friday. The winds continued to lash the valley and adjoining areas... Read more