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...
World T20: Pakistan beat Bangladesh as skipper Afridi leads from the front
Pakistan captain Shahid Khan Afridi led from the front as him and his mercurial team  launched their bid for a second World Twenty20 title with a resounding 55-run victory against qualifiers Bangladesh earlier today. It took a lot of convincing from the organisers to convince Pakistan to shed their security apprehensions... Read more
All foreigners in Islamabad required to submit particulars with police
All foreigners currently residing in the Federal Capital have shared particulars about their residences with the police, an Interior Ministry spokesman stated earlier yesterday. The spokesman, in a statement here, said that the foreigners remained reluctant for years to submit particulars about their residences with the police but they had... Read more
“Honour killing” case in Islamabad: Teenaged girl murdered by brother
A 17-year-old girl was supposedly murdered for ‘honour’ in the Nilore area of Islamabad earlier yesterday. The victim, Sundus Shaheen*, is said to have wanted to marry of her own will, according to the police. Authorities said the girl’s brother, Adeel Abbas, allegedly shot his sister dead at their house after an... Read more
KPK: PTIs Imran Khan announces steps for promotion of tourism
The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman, Imran Khan earlier today said that ‘steps will have to be taken to safeguard the heritage of the country while people will get employment through promotion of tourism in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.’ Addressing a programme held in connection with the promotion of tourism in KPK, the... Read more
WC T20: Pakistan win toss, decides to bat against Bangladesh
Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first against Bangladesh in their opening match of the ICC World T20 championship at Eden Gardens, Kolkota earlier today. Teams Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Sabbir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mohammad Mithun, Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Al-Amin Hossain, Mustafizur... Read more
Army chief Gen. Raheel seeks new markets for Pakistani arms
The Army chief General Raheel Sharif has directed the Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) to explore new markets for its products so as to earn valuable foreign exchange. He gave the directives on Tuesday during a visit to the POF Wah where Chairman Lt Gen Omar Mahmood Hayat briefed him on the... Read more
Clinton, Trump edge ever closer to White House nominations
Hillary Clinton took a monumental step toward clinching the Democratic party’s White House nomination earlier yesterday, while the Trump train hit a bump in Ohio. Trump won key Republican primaries in Illinois, North Carolina and Florida ─ where he thumped home state Senator Marco Rubio, who immediately announced he was suspending... Read more
Sindh, Punjab Textbook definition of ‘Baloch’ appalls Senate
Lawmakers in the upper house of parliament were appalled to learn earlier yesterday that textbooks in Punjab and Sindh define the Baloch as an ‘uncivilised people’. Subsequently, Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani took up the matter with the chief ministers of the two provinces. Rabbani called up Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz... Read more
Its official! Apex court lifts travel ban on Musharraf
The Supreme Court earlier yesterday ordered the government to lift a ban on travel by former president Gen. (retd) Pervez Musharraf,  effectively paving the way for him to leave the country while awaiting trial for high treason, amongst other charges. Read : Medical Treatment: Musharraf seeks 1-time permission to go abroad  Read more
Pakistan’s sacrifice in war on terror ‘unprecedented’ claims Info Minister Rasheed
Information Minister Pervaiz Rasheed has stated that.” Pakistan has rendered unprecedented sacrifices in war against terror.” Speaking to media after Peshawar bus blast, Pervaiz Rasheed said, “We want to give peaceful Pakistan to future generations.” He said Pakistan wants peace in entire region including Afghanistan. Commenting on women protection... Read more
Pakistan: ‘Batman vs Superman’ given universal rating
 Young fans  of this year’s most eagerly-awaited superhero blockbuster will not have to sit out the epic showdown between their two all time favourite superheroes. With only nine days left for the release of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) has granted the film a... Read more
Turkmenistan President arrives in Pakistan on 2-day official visit
The President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has arrived in Islamabad today (Wednesday) on a two-day official visit. He received a warm welcome upon his arrival. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif warmly received him at the Nur Khan Air Base. Minister for Petroleum Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Special Assistant to the... Read more
SHC Judge residence, police station attacked with hand grenades in Karachi
Unidentified armed men threw hand grenades at the residence of a Sinch High Court judge as well as a police station separately, early morning today. Police said at least two gunmen on a motorbike hurled a grenade at the Mominabad Police Station and managed to flee. No casualties were reported, however, the... Read more
Janjua tip-off:India liquidates 3 of 10 ‘terrorists’
The Indian security forces have killed three of ten alleged terrorists after being tipped off by Pakistan over their presence, reports said earlier yesterday. The popular Indian daily ‘The Hindu” quoted a top home ministry official as saying that National Security Adviser of Pakistan Naseer Khan Janjua’s inputs over alleged infiltration of... Read more