HBL’s PnL takes Rs 1.6 billion dive after DFS fine
Habib Bank Limited’s (HBL) profit for the first three quarters FY 2017 has gone down by Rs. 1.6 billion...
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in fourth ODI
Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the fourth day-night international in Sharjah on Friday, taking a 4-0...
G7, tech giants agree on plan to block extremist content online
G7 countries and tech giants including Google, Facebook and Twitter on Friday agreed to work together to block the...
IS claims responsibility for multiple homicides of policemen in Faisalabad
The Islamic State (IS) terror group has claimed responsibility for the multiple murders of at least three police personnel in Faisalabad. According to police investigator, police has seized 40 pamphlets of IS aka Da’ish, from the site of the incident, claiming the responsibility for the deadly attack. They also threatened to carry out... Read more
Gunmen attack convoy in occupied Kashmir
Gunmen attacked a paramilitary convoy in troubled Indian-held Kashmir earlier today, killing two soldiers before entering a government-run training institute with 100 people inside, police said, with firing still ongoing. The militants, believed to be rebels opposed to Indian rule, assaulted a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy before paramilitaries... Read more
Non-payment of school fee: Teen girl attempts suicide in Jhang
A teenaged girl attempted to commit suicide over the non-payment of her school fee in the city of Jhang. According to the police, the victim, Sumaira, was withdrawn from a school after her parents were unable to arrange the monthly tuition fee. Sumaria’s father is a patient of epilepsy,... Read more
Web giant Amazon buys rights to upcoming Woody Allen film
The US on-line giant Amazon.com has acquired the North American rights to Woody Allen’s upcoming new movie, the company announced Thursday even as the company continues t make inroads into the entertainment industry. The film, which does not yet have a title, is a romantic comedy set in the... Read more
TTP terrorists blow up girls’ school in  South Waziristan
Taliban terrorists stated earlier today that they had blown up yet another  girls’ school in South Waziristan , the latest in a string of attacks on educational institutions. There were no casualties, but the bomb destroyed three out of five classrooms of the government girls’ primary school in Tiarza... Read more
CTD arrests top Lyari ganglord Rashid Chichi in Peshawar
The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) in a targeted raid on Kohat Road in Peshawar city of KPK province, arrested a key Lyari gangster. According to CTD, Rashid Baloch alias Rashid Chichi, fled from Karachi due to the ongoing rangers led targeted operation against the criminals. Rashid is the key member of... Read more
Walls of kindness emerges in Hyderabad as well
The charitable walls of Karachi  have inspired Hyderabad residents to set up two such walls earlier yesterday with the motivation to set up more. The Pak-US Alumni Association Jamshoro chapter’s director for youth affairs, Huda Bhurgari, and her four-member team set up a Wall of Kindness on Thandi Sarak.... Read more
5 terrorists killed in Mohmand Agency
At least five militants were killed during a big search operation, conducted by security forces in Mohmand Agency early morning today. According to security sources, five militants were killed by security forces in Karapa area of tehsil Pandyali. The security personnel also seized explosive material from their possession. Read... Read more
Lightning strike in Khushab: 7 dead
At least seven persons including women and children died and nine others sustained injuries when lightning struck two houses in Khushab early morning today. According to the area people, a seven-year-old girl died when lightning struck a house in Purana Chowk area. The debris of the house also damaged... Read more
Muzzling of Altaf’s speeches: Token hunger strike by MQM
Dozens of leaders and elected representatives of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement began a 12-hour token hunger strike earlier yesterday against a Lahore High Court ban on the broadcasting of party chief Altaf Hussain’s speeches. Last year in August, a full bench of the LHC while hearing petitions against the... Read more
“Army conscious of intrigues against CPEC” COAS Gen Raheel
The Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif has said that, “the Pakistan Army is completely aware of the campaigns against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and is ready to pay any price to turn the ambitious project into reality.” “We are totally aware of all campaigns against the corridor and... Read more
Gladiators defeat Peshawar Zalmi in PSL: Qualify for the finals
Quetta Gladiators qualify for the finals in the Pakistan Super League (PSL)  by beating Peshawar Zalmi with a nail biting one-run win at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Peshawar Zalmi still got another lifeline with another crack at the final. Peshawar will play the second qualifier with the winner of... Read more
US Department of Justice, Apple ‘up the ante’ in tussle over encryption
The US Department of Justice filed a motion earlier yesterday seeking to compel Apple Inc to comply with a judge’s order to unlock the encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters, portraying the tech giant’s refusal as a “marketing strategy.” In response, a senior Apple executive,... Read more
Shoaib Malik resigns as Karachi Kings captain
Shoaib Malik resigned as the captain of the  Karachi Kings team in the Pakistan Super League (PSL). Subsequently, England cricketer Bopara will be the new skipper. While talking to media Malik said  “I am on board on making Bopara the new skipper.” In a question, Malik remarked that Rave Bopara’s statement... Read more