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...
India police arrest ex-air force officer for spy links with ISI
New Delhi: Delhi police said on Tuesday they have arrested a former Indian Air Force officer on charges of passing secrets to Pakistan’s spy service. Police said the man, who is accused of giving details of air force exercises to the  Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), had fallen victim to a “honey... Read more
Why can’t we be like leaders in Europe, Modi asks Nawaz
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi agreed to not let adverse incidents disrupt casual meetings between them, a source privy to the conversation between the two leaders toldThe Indian Express. “Why can’t we be like leaders in Europe, who meet each other for casual get-togethers... Read more
110 journalists killed in 2015, most in ‘peaceful’ countries: RSF
Paris : A total of 110 journalists were killed around the world in 2015, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday, warning that more were being deliberately targeted for their work in supposedly peaceful countries. Sixty-seven journalists were killed in the line of duty this year, and another 43... Read more
US ups pressure to choke terror groups’ financing
Washington: After recent terrorist attacks in the West, the United States has increased pressure on Pakistan to prevent certain outfits from collecting donations inside the country. The sources also said that three organisations — Falah Insanyet, Ganj Madressah and Lashkar-e-Taiba/Jamaatud Dawa — topped the US list. All three have... Read more
Quarrel over accident suspends metro service
Lahore: Metro Bus service remained suspended from the Ravi bridge to the Shahdara station for around 40 minutes on Monday afternoon following an accident on the bridge between a bus and a car. Vehicular traffic was also disturbed as an argument ensued between drivers of the bus and the car.... Read more
PCB rejects Azhar Ali’s resignation over differences with Amir
Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan refused to accept Azhar Ali’s resignation as the ODI captain of the Pakistan cricket team. Azhar, who became the captain of the Pakistan ODI team after the World cup 2015, refused to join the camp along with veteran Mohammad Hafeez due to... Read more
Maulana Sherani, Ashrafi fight it out over ‘Ahmadi issue’ at CII meeting
A meeting of the Council for Islamic Ideology (CII) turned violent on Tuesday as a scuffle broke out between council chairman Maulana Mohammad Khan Sherani and Maulana Tahir Ashrafi. According to Express News, participants of the meeting were discussing the status of Ahmadis under the Constitution when Ashrafi and... Read more
Blast near NADRA office in Mardan kills at least 12
Mardan: A powerful bomb struck the office of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) in Mardan on Tuesday, killing at least 12 people, police and rescue workers said. Dr Haris, district emergency officer in Mardan, confirmed that at least 12 bodies had been received by Rescue 1122 workers. He... Read more
Suspected Daesh terrorists arrested from Sialkot, Gujranwala
Sialkot/Gujranwala: The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Monday said it had arrested nine suspected terrorists belonging to the banned Daesh group. The nine suspects — six held from Daska tehsil of Sialkot and three from Nowshera Virkan tehsil of Gurjanwala district — were presented in an anti-terrorism court today... Read more
Man’s hands chopped off for demanding salary
Sheikhupura : A landlord on Monday chopped off hands of his employee for demanding salary. Reports said Rana Israr had employed Akram of Manawala to look after his business four months ago. He was denied salary and on his repeated demand, the landlord allegedly chopped off hands of Akram,... Read more
Home delivery service for passports inaugurated
Karachi: Residents of Karachi will now have the option to have their passports delivered at home, for a small fee, instead of personally going to collect them from the passport office. A home delivery service for passports was launched on Monday by the private courier service, TCS, in collaboration with... Read more
PM announces Rs3 per unit cut in electricity tariff
Islamabad / Karachi: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif announced on Monday a cut of Rs3 per unit in electricity tariff for industrial users and urged exporters to translate it into increased exports for the country. Addressing the 39th Annual Export Awards Distribution Ceremony organised by the Federation of Pakistan Chambers... Read more
After initial refusal, Pakistan allows entry to over 100 deported by Saudi Arabia
Lahore: Pakistan on Tuesday refused entry to 120 Pakistani citizens deported by Saudi Arabia for not having the requisite entry documents but later allowed entry to the deportees on orders of the interior ministry, airport sources said. A flight from Jeddah carried the deportees to Lahore airport on Tuesday,... Read more
Zardari opts for political, not legal, fight on Rangers issue
Islamabad: Former president Asif Ali Zardari has decided against approaching the judiciary on the Rangers’ issue only after his top legal aide Farooq H Naek gave the opinion that the Sindh government had no legal case to fight. The PPP’s Sindh government has now decided to fight the case... Read more