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...
Deadly romance: 14-year-old schoolboy commits suicide in Peshawar
A schoolboy committed suicide in Peshawar’s Gulbela Village on Saturday after the love of his life stopped talking to him. According to reports, Suleman, 14, of Sarhad Grammar School shot himself after the parents of the girl he loved, declined his marriage proposal. The girl’s parents maintained that she was too... Read more
Corruption: 2 EOBI directors handed over to FIA on physical remand
A district court in Islamabad on Saturday handed over two director generals of the Employees Old Age Benefit Institution (EOBI) to the FIA. They have been detained on a three-day physical remand in a corruption case. EOBI DG Investment Wahid Khurshid and DG Accounts and Finance Najmul Saqib were presented... Read more
“[Troublemakers] are nobody’s friends. We should ignore them, and keep promoting peace” Shafqat Amanat Ali
Shafqat Amanat Ali  latest song ‘Yaari’, which features in the film Bachaana, is a product of the collaboration of Indian composer and Pakistan lyricist. How does he see the future of Pak-India cultural exchange? “Peace talks between India and Pakistan have been taking place for many years. But every... Read more
‘Moor’ star Shaz Khan to play the role of boxer for his first short film as director
He got our attention with his performance in Moor, and now he wants to tell us a story of his own. Moor star Shaz Khan has written, directed and starred in a short film he’s titled Say It Ain’t So. Shaz stars as Ibby “The Prince” Bakran, an undefeated... Read more
PTI’s Imran Khan urges political leaders to pay taxes honestly
The Pakistan Tareek-e- Insaaf (PTI) chairmen Imran Khan has asked the political leaders to pay their taxes honestly and to refrain from stealing public money. In a series of tweets Islamabad today, Imran Khan said, “When leaders are seen as honest tax payers not stealing public money, people will also pay... Read more
Bus-oil tanker collision in AJK: 6 die
At least six passengers were killed and another 20 others injured as a bus collided head-on with an oil tanker in Muzaffarabad earlier today. According to the  police, a speeding oil tanker skidded off the road and rammed into a passengers bus. As a result, six passengers were killed... Read more
Govt diverts gas supply to Engro in spite of opposition from own ministry
The Fed government has permanently diverted 60 million cubic feet of gas per day (mmcfd) to Engro Fertilizers from the Genco-2 power plant in spite of vehement opposition from its own Ministry of Water and Power. In a meeting of the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) on February 18, the Ministry of Petroleum and... Read more
JUI-F obscurantists absolutely livid at passage of women rights bill byPA
 Maulana Fazlur Rehman sneered at the Punjab Assembly for passing the women protection bill earlier yesterday. He was speaking at a Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam – Fazl (JUI-F) party gathering at a local hotel in Quetta. The Punjab Assembly had passed the Punjab Protection of Women against Violence Bill on Wednesday which... Read more
GB: Endangered animal meat sold in markets, claims lawmaker
GB Legislator Rani Atiqa insisted that the meat of wild animals was easily available in the markets as illegal hunting of Markhor and other such animals continues unabatedly in the region. Read : 4 held for poaching critically endangered markhor “The wildlife department says there is no illegal hunting but I challenge this... Read more
Center for ‘Excellence in Journalism’ officially launched at IBA Karachi
The US Ambassador David Hale and IBA Director Ishrat Hussain launched the Center for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at Karachi’s Institute of Business Administration (IBA) earlier today (Saturday.) The US State Department provided $4 million in funding to construct the center and establish a curriculum and training programs. At... Read more
Illegal weapons case: ATC indicts MQM activist
 An Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in Karachi earlier today indicted the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) activist Abdul Qadir Hingoro in an illegal weapons case. Accused Abdul Qadir pleaded not guilty in the case. The court summoned the witness on next hearing. Abdul Qadir is accused of possessing illegal weapons and... Read more
Abdul Sattar Edhi: An enduring icon of hope
“My religion is humanitarianism… which is the basis of every religion in the world”.  Endearing sentiments perfectly expressed by Mr. Edhi,  undoubtedly one of the most beloved of philanthropists in the whole wide world. The city of Bantawa in Gujrat witnessed the birth of  this uniquely great man who was christened Abdur Sattar... Read more
Kohli’s Pakistani fan bailed out
The additional district and sessions court admitted the bail plea of Indian cricketer Virat Kohli’s fan Umer Daraz who has been behind bars for over a month. Daraz was arrested on Jan 25 for hoisting an Indian flag on the rooftop of his house in 54-2L village. On Feb... Read more
PM orders speeding up of Karachi’s  anti crime operation
The Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif earlier yesterday called for speeding up of the security operation in Karachi, as he laid the foundation for a Rs16 billion Green Line Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), offering it as proof that ‘peace and development’ were returning to the metropolis. He also pledged federal government... Read more