Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast: authorities
A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying...
India refuse to name Champions Trophy squad amid ICC row
 India are refusing to unveil their squad for the Champions Trophy amid speculation they might pull out because of...
Nominations for JIT submitted to SC: sources
The nominations for the Joint Investigation Committee (JIT) to probe the Panama Case has been submitted to the registrar...
Bengal: CAB to honour India-Pakistan legends
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) earlier today confirmed that they are planning to felicitate eight legendary cricketers from India and Pakistan just before the two arch rivals lock horns in a World Twenty20 group encounter on March 19. Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Kapil Dev, Imran Khan, Waqar... Read more
Archeological ruins of Buddhist era settlement found in Sherwan Khurd
The villagers of Sherwan Khurd near the city of Abbottabad, situated some 48 kilometres north-east of Abbottabad city, have discovered an ancient settlement dating all the way back to the Buddhist era. However, locals may have caused damage to the historic site through a series of construction.  Qayyum Khan,... Read more
COAS General Raheel for consolidating gains for long term stability
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif earlier today said that, “as the large scale kinetic operation in FATA moves towards conclusion, there is a need to look ahead and consolidate the gains for long term stability.” According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Raheel Sharif was... Read more
Shahid Afridi served formal legal notice over ‘more loved in India than Pakistan’ statement
Pakistan’s struggling T20 cricket team skipper Shahid Afridi was served a legal notice earlier today over his ’more loved in India than Pakistan’ statement. Afridi, yesterday said during a press conference in Kolkata, the capital of India’s West Bengal state, that his team always enjoyed playing in India and was loved... Read more
Raza Haroon joins Kamal’s bandwagon
Karachi: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader and  former provincial information technology minister Raza Haroon has also parted his ways with Altaf Hussain and joined hands with former city mayor Syed Mustafa Kamal and Anees Qaimkhani. Flanked by Kamal, Anees Qaimkhani and others, Raza Haroon said: There is no need for... Read more
27% of Muslims are very militant, claims Trump
Washington, DC: Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump on Sunday claimed that more than one-fourths of Muslims are “very militant”. In latest controversial statements adding to his anti-Muslim rhetoric, Trump told Fox News, ”It’s (militant Muslims) 27 per cent, could be 35 per cent, would go to war, the hatred is tremendous.”... Read more
Actor becomes writer: Agha Ali casts himself as hero in his first film script
Agha Ali says he’s written a film script. It’s a love story, inspired by true events, and it stars him as the hero. Is the actor sharing his own story with the world? It sounds like it. “Titled Ashique, the film is an action thriller romance, it’s not a... Read more
Blasphemy law cannot be amended: PUC
Lahore: Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) chairman Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi on Sunday said the blasphemy law cannot be amended. “The legislation related to blasphemy cannot be annulled or amended. The people of Pakistan are guardians of the law,” the PUC chairman said. “Any bid to transform Pakistan into a liberal... Read more
Documentary on Lal Masjid issue premiered in London
London: The Lal Mas­jid’s Maulana Abdul Aziz Ghazi has been heavily featured in a documentary that has premiered in London. Filmed over a five-year period in which Aziz and his students gave extended interviews, Among the Be­­lievers portrays the periods before, during and after the siege of the Lal... Read more
I have more Sikhs in my Cabinet than Modi, says Justin Trudeau
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told an audience in Washington that he has more Sikhs in his Cabinet than Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Hindustan Times reported on Monday. Trudeau, made the remark on Friday while answering a question from a Pakistani student at the American University in Washington... Read more
Heatwave likely to hit urban areas this year
Islamabad: As the meteorological fallout from El Nino continues to affect the region, experts have warned that the coming summer could bring even more freak weather phenomenon, such as extreme heatwaves. Dr Fahad Saeed, who leads the Environment and Climate Change Unit at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute said... Read more
Jami screening ‘Moor’ across Balochistan
Karachi: Meals on Wheels is a programme in the West wherein food is delivered to the doorsteps of those who cannot afford it. Taking a leaf from this admirable gesture of hospitality, film-maker Jami has embarked on a journey across the highlands of Balochistan to screen the film  rightfully called... Read more
Sharif brothers buying politicians, claims Imran
Multan: The wildlife reserve of Changa Manga has become a hub for corrupt politicians who sell their loyalties for huge sums and benefits, said Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Sunday. “Politicians are being auctioned in Changa Manga,” he told a public gathering at Jalalpur Peerwala in Multan ahead of... Read more
India frets over presence of Chinese troops along LoC
India has expressed concerns over the deployment of Chinese troops in Pakistan to protect the multi-billion dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). “We are closely watching these developments,” a top government official told NDTV on Sunday, adding, “We have a fair idea of the number of Chinese troops that are... Read more