Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
JAC ends PIA strike: Announces resumption of flight operations
Chairman Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA,) Sohail Baloch has formally announced that the JAC will end a two-week long protest strike, with immediate effect. Announcing the decision at a press conference, Baloch said he has issued directives to the concerned authorities to resume PIA’s flight... Read more
Army plane crashes near Gujranwala:  2 pilots martyred
A small trainer aircraft of the Pakistan Army crashed near Gujranwala on Tuesday, Two pilots, Major Azhar and trainee pilot Captain Ahmed embraced martyrdom. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the Mushshak aircraft was on routine flight when it came down near Gujranwala. The statement also said that Instructor Pilot Major Azhar... Read more
Heroic Pakistani refugee saves drowning man from certain death at German carnival
A truly heroic unnamed Pakistani refugee rescued a carnival reveler after he fell into a river in Western Germany, as par media reports. Police in the city of Krefeld Uerdingen said the heroic act took place following a traditional carnival parade on Sunday. A 21-year-old Pakistani migrant saw the... Read more
Apex court stays execution of two APS attackers
The Supreme Court stayed on Tuesday the execution of two men convicted by the army run military courts for their involvement in the dastardly Army Public School attack. The men were convicted of facilitating the deadly attack on the army-run school on December 16, 2014 that killed over 140,... Read more
Music concert debacle: Petitioner accuses Ayyan of Rs6m fraud
A man has approached a district court accusing the perennially troubled super model Ayan Ali depriving him of Rs6 million after she supposedly failed to organise a musical concert, while promising lead performance by none other than the Romanian DJ and record producer, Edward Maya. The petitioner, Usman Gohar, reached... Read more
Army Chief gen. Raheel pays rich tribute to resilience of the great people of KP, FATA
The Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif has paid rich tribute to the resilience of the people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA. They stood up to terrorist atrocities and pushed and marginalised the militants. The Army Chief was chairing a meeting of Apex Committee at Corps Headquarters Peshawar... Read more
Malindo airline all set to commence operations in Pakistan
Malindo, an airline jointly co-owned by Malaysia and Indonesia, has acquired landing rights in Pakistan. Malindo – Mal for Malaysia and Indo for Indonesia ¬ will start offering its budget air services from the next month. The company has already signed an agreement and the ministry of Defence and... Read more
LUMS alumni Haris Aziz named among top AI researchers
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) alumni Haris Aziz has been named amongst ‘AI’s 10 to Watch’ by the well known IEEE Intelligent Systems magazine. ‘AI’s 10 to Watch’ acknowledges 10 researchers who are upcoming professionals in the field of artificial intelligence (AI), an official statement said. The former... Read more
Grand Mufti of Palestine arrives in Islamabad today
The Grand Mufti of Palestine, Muhammad Ahmed Hussein has arrived in Islamabad on Tuesday. Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi of Pakistan Ulema Council received Palestinian Grand Mufti at Islamabad airport. Ashrafi told Geo News here that it was the first visit of Palestinian Grand Mufti to Pakistan. During his stay he... Read more
OGDC to add 125mmcfd to national grid from next month onwards
The Oil and Gas Development Company (OGDC) is preparing to add 125 million cubic feet of gas per day (mmcfd) to the national grid by the end of next month, as par company officials. “The additional supply will help to meet growing energy demand in different sectors to some... Read more
NA committee give go ahead to Hindu Marriage Bill
A parliamentary panel cleared on Monday the Hindu Marriage Bill effectively clearing the way for regulations on registration of marriage and divorce for the Hindu community in Pakistan. Chaired by Pakistan Muslim League – Nawaz (PML-N) lawmaker Chaudhry Mehmood Bashir Virk, the National Assembly Standing Committee on Law and... Read more
LHC accepts plea to bring the fabled  Koh-i-Noor back
Justice Khalid Mahmood Khan of the Lahore High Court earlier today overruled the registrar office’s objection to a petition seeking directions for the federal government to bring back Koh-i-Noor diamond from the British Queen Elizabeth-II of the house of Windsor. The judge directed the office to fix the petition... Read more
Pakistan’s current tax regime favours elite: report
Islamabad: Pakistan’s tax regime is heavily tilted in favour of the elite, says the Tax Reforms Commission (TRC) in its final report and proposed that all perquisites of top office holders, cabinet ministers and judiciary should be subject to tax in order to ensure equity. The report, which the TRC... Read more
Islamabad’s anti-polio efforts ‘worst’ in the country
Islamabad: Over the past few years, the federal capital has become more vulnerable to the polio virus, mainly due to a lack of human resources, proper planning and coordination between different health departments. Incidentally, Islamabad is the only city in Pakistan where private individuals and students, rather than government... Read more