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...
KPK: Over 100 suspects including foreigners held in Peshawar
Over 100 suspected persons including 12 Afghan national were detained during the search operation conducted by security forces and police in Peshawar early morning today. According to sources, search operation was carried out within the limits of Gulburg, Dawoodzai and Sarband police stations. During the joint action conducted by police... Read more
NWA air strikes liquidate at least 15 terrorists: ISPR
Pakistan military jets pounded militants’ hideouts in North Waziristan, liquidating 15 terrorists, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) stated earlier today. According to the ISPR, aerial bombing was carried out in North Waziristan tribal agency close to Pakistan’s border with Afghanistan. It said eight terrorist hideouts were also destroyed in the... Read more
Shaheen Air to commence UK flight operations from next month onwards
Shaheen Air has announced the formal launch of European flights from next month starting with a brand new service between Manchester Airport and Islamabad’s Benazir International Airport. The private carrier will offer three services a week to Islamabad Airport starting from March 15 with A330-200 aircraft, Manchester Evening News reported.... Read more
Uzair Baloch case: Paramilitary Rangers summon Zulfiqar Mirza
The Sindh Rangers have formally summoned the former provincial home minister Zulfiqar Mirza following key developments in the investigation arising after the arrest of Lyari gangster Uzair Baloch. Uzair Baloch was arrested few days back and is in Rangers custody on 90-day remand. Meanwhile, Rangers sources said orders have been... Read more
The Quaid-e-Azam honoured: Jinnah chair to be established at London School of Economics
The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is actively considering establishing a ‘Jinnah Chair’ at the institute in recognition of the achievements of the founding father  of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. LSE Director Professor Craig Calhoun on earlier today informed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif that they are considering establishing the ‘Jinnah... Read more
Cyber Crime: FIA formally arrests 2 accused
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Cyber Crime branch has formally arrested at least two accused persons for publishing objectionable content on Facebook using the names of their relatives. According to the sources, FIA cyber crime branch took action on the complaint of the relatives and arrested accused Amjad Alam... Read more
Obama’s admin refuses to provide transparency into drone strike policy: Report
The United States (US) has barely made any progress in explaining how and why it orders lethal drone strikes, even as America’s reliance on the unmanned aircraft soars worldwide, a report  stated earlier today. According to a study by the Stimson Center, a Washington-based nonpartisan think tank, President Barack Obama’s... Read more
A global first: Pakistan’s parliament has now completely shifted to solar power
Pakistan’s parliament has become world’s first parliament, whose entire electricity system has completely shifted to solar power. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif earlier today inaugurated the solar power plant at the Parliament House in Islamabad, effectively making it the first parliament in the world to go green. With the formal... Read more
Revolutionary poet Josh Malihabadi remembered
The great revolutionary poet Josh Malihabadi was remembered on his 34th death anniversary at an event hosted by the Pakistan Academy of Letters (PAL) earlier yesterday. Josh was born on December 5, 1894 in Malihabad, India. He moved to Pakistan in 1956 and died in Islamabad on February 22,... Read more
Danish Taimoor, Mathira-starring Lollywood potboiler ‘Tum Hi To Ho’ will hit theatres on Eidul Fitr
 Director- actor Sangeeta announced her upcoming film sometime ago, a love story titled Tum Hi To Ho (THTH). However, filming for the project is finally complete and the Lollywood veteran is eyeing an Eidul Fitr release. Sangeeta said the film is currently undergoing post-production. The movie that stars actors... Read more
2 murder convicts hanged in Sahiwal district Jail
Two Murder convicts where summarily executed at dawn in the district jail in Sahiwal. They were hanged after all legel hurdles to their execution were removed. Read : Yet another murder convict executed in Sahiwal Read more
Afghan terrorists fire rockets at Pakistani check-post
Terrorists from Afghanistan attacked Pakistan check-post, in the latest cross-border attack earlier today. Sources said the militants fired five rockets at a check-post in Pakistani territory, however, no loss of life has been reported. Pakistan army responded in befitting manner and targeted the hideouts of the militants with artillery.... Read more
Mobile broadband demand growing at rapid pace
The current explosive growth of mobile broadband, such as third-generation (3G) and 4G or long-term evolution (LTE) technologies, has changed the dynamics of the country’s broadband market. Almost non-existent two years ago, the high-speed mobile internet now accounts for 88% of the broadband market. According to an analysis by the... Read more
“Baldia factory fire was a ‘planned terrorist activity’”: JIT report
A Joint Investigation Team (JIT) ‘reinvestigating’ the Baldia factory fire case that claimed the lives of at least 259 workers and caused injuries to 50 labourers in Karachi in 2012 has come to the conclusion that it was a “planned sabotage and terrorist activity”. The JIT report, obtained by... Read more