Judiciary do not want a confrontation: CJP
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that the judiciary did not want a confrontation with...
In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos
When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to...
PML-N issues new tickets for the Senate elections
The Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) issued new tickets for the Senate elections following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Elections...
The best of Sindh is now a click away
Though the responsibility of promoting tourism rests with the provincial government, their lack of interest for various reasons has left a vacuum that is being filled by the private sector. Travel enthusiasts residing in Karachi, and even outside the metropolis, now have the opportunity to tour the myriad scenic... Read more
ICC all set to host Pakistan-India World T20 clash
The hill station of Dharamsala has been chosen to host the firecracker India-Pakistan clash at the World Twenty20 next year after a team of International Cricket Council (ICC) visited the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association’s (HPCA) International stadium on Tuesday. India and Pakistan will meet in the group stages on... Read more
Tonnes of explosive materiel from Pakistan seized  in Kabul
Afghan security forces have seized and destroyed two tonnes of ammonium nitrate, an ingredient of improvised explosives, foiling dozens of potential bomb attacks, the intelligence agency said on Wednesday. The discovery in the Budkhak area in the east of Kabul on Monday evening came two days after Taliban insurgents... Read more
Suzuki may bring 2 new models to Pakistan
Pak Suzuki Motor Company (PSMC), the country’s largest automobile manufacturer, is planning to introduce two fresh variants in the local market.It is also considering setting up a manufacturing plant for spare parts at a total investment of $430 million. Under the new auto policy – which has been pending... Read more
‘Metro train will be completed in 2 years’
Lahore: Chinese Premiere Li Keqiang said on Tuesday that the Lahore Orange Line Train project was a gift from the Chinese government and people to Pakistan. He was talking to Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif at a ceremony in Zhengzhou on Tuesday. “China will continue to extend its full cooperation to... Read more
PSO tenders: Russian, Anglo-Dutch firms win LNG supply contracts
Islamabad: Amid delay in a long-term deal for liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply between Pakistan and Qatar, Russian firm Gunvor and Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday won relatively short-term gas supply contracts over a period of five years. They got the contracts when financial bids offered in response to two... Read more
Malala for quality education to end terrorism
Birmingham, United Kingdom: Nobel prize winner Malala Yousafzai has stressed for quality education to end terrorism and defeat the mindset of terrorism mentality and of hatred. Malala was speaking at the ceremony, organized to express solidarity with the heirs of Army Public School martyrs and pay tribute to the... Read more
Pakistan surprised by its inclusion in 34-nation military alliance
Islamabad: Pakistan found itself in the crosshairs of Middle Eastern politics on Tuesday as Saudi Arabia named it as part of its newly formed 34-nation military alliance of Muslim countries meant to combat terrorism, without first getting its consent. Talking to journalists, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry said he was... Read more
APS anniversary: PM Nawaz vows revenge one year after massacre
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday called for vengeance under portraits of children killed by Taliban bullets as the country marked the first anniversary of a school massacre that left 151 people dead in its worst-ever extremist attack. “My children, today I make this promise to you, that I... Read more