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...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
The Pakistan Super League (PSL) kicked started with spectacular performances in the opening ceremony of the cricket league in Dubai. Watch glimpses of the show here. Read more
Sharjeel to be arrested upon return to Pakistan insists NAB
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has submitted an inquiry report regarding corruption charges against the former provincial information minister Sindh Sharjeel Memon in the Sindh High Court earlier today. The report said that Memon has committed billions of rupees corruption in the Sindh Information Department and he will be... Read more
Siachen avalanche: Pakistan military offers help for buried Indian soldiers
The director general military operations (DGMO) of Pakistan Army called his Indian counterpart on Thursday and as par informed sources offered assistance for the rescue and recovery of Indian Army personnel who are still missing after an avalanche hit the Siachen glacier area. Ten Indian soldiers were feared buried... Read more
“Terrorists have no country, religion or sect” COAS Gen. Raheel
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif earlier today visited the National Counter Terrorism Training Centre (NCTC), Pabbi and witnessed the Pak–Sri Lanka–Maldives Trilateral Exercise “ Eagle Dash-I.” The two weeks long exercises were focused on counter terrorism operations and sharing of field combat experience of all... Read more
American dentist of Pakistani origin charged with sexual assault of sedated male patient
A Pakistani-American  dental surgeon has been charged with first degree sexual assault of a heavily anaesthesised male-patient. Bilal Ahmed has been accused of forcing the sedated patient to perform oral sex on him. The patient, who went to show Ahmed a chipped tooth in May 2014 at his practice... Read more
PM officialy accepts resignation of PIA chairman Nasir Jaffer
The resignation of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) chairman Nasir Jaffer has been offcialy accepted by Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif. Sources at the PM House said, additional charge of the PIA chairman has been assigned to Secretary Civil Aviation Irfan Elahi. Sources went on to say Elahi will soon... Read more
Crystal Meth:  Addiction destroying lives in KP
The seven Meth addicts sit close to each other, momentarily coming to reality, to the here and now, responding with some effort when addressed. But they can’t stay Some here are only students. One is a mechanic, another works as a daily-wage labourer. One of them says he is... Read more
Bailout package: IMF approves $497m tranche for Pakistan
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Thursday it had agreed to release a $497 million tranche for Pakistan after its latest review of a bailout package awarded in 2013. However the disbursement still requires IMF board approval. Once the latest disbursement is made, the IMF will still have... Read more
PSL inauguration: APS students off to Dubai to attend 1st match
Around 146 students of the Army Public School (APS) Peshawar earlier today left for Dubai with staff members to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Pakistan Super League (PSL). According to details, the group of 146 students from APS left for Dubai at 12p.m. today from Bacha Khan International... Read more
Anousheh Ansari: The world’s first Muslim woman in space
“If you ask me what my greatest dream is, I’ll probably tell you it’s going to space. It doesn’t even have to be that far out – a round trip to the International Space Station and back will do (can you tell I’m thinking small here?). Since there’s little... Read more
Fatima Jinnah’s assets: Lost to the world
Along with the millions of migrants who had left much behind in India at the time of Partition, Fatima Jinnah too invested in the fledgling economy of Pakistan. According to a lawsuit filed in the Sindh High Court (SHC), the ‘mother of the nation’ made a total investment of... Read more
MSN: Microsoft Pakistan to launch job portal next month
Microsoft Pakistan is all set to launch its very own job portal next month as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives “to bridge the gap between job-seekers and employment opportunities, and to help the human resources learn soft skills”. “We apply our technology, talent and financial resources to... Read more
Belated realization: Is it time for the United States to dump Saudi Arabia?
After the recent execution of Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia, the Middle East once again risks devolving into sectarian chaos. A mob torched  the Saudi Embassy in Tehran, prompting Saudi Arabia and a number of its Sunni allies to break diplomatic relations with Iran. In response to the unfolding chaos,... Read more
Dreaded TTP terrorist Abu Abdullah hanged in Kohat Jail
A key facilitator of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), terrorist Bilal Ahmed alias Abu Abdullah was executed in Kohat Central Jail early morning today. Bilal s/o Faiz Ahmed was arrested two years back from his native village Suraj in Sialkot. Bilal aka Abu Abdullah was sentenced to death by military court... Read more