Pope Francis takes a rickshaw ride in Bangladesh
Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature enjoyed a rickshaw ride during a visit to St Mary´s Cathedral in Dhaka,...
Amazon brings Alexa from home to office in a new AI push
Amazon announced Thursday it is bringing its Alexa digital assistant to the workplace, expanding artificial intelligence (AI) efforts that...
Nine martyred, 30 injured in Peshawar attack
Eleven people were martyred and around 30 injured in a terrorists attack at the Directorate of Agriculture, Peshawar early...
Virat Kohli helps India beat Pakistan…Yet again
Virat Kohli’s superb  performance helped India to beat Pakistan yet again. This time by an impressive 6 wickets in the ICC World Twenty20 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. After a delayed start due to rain, Pakistan were sent in to bat first by India in an 18-over encounter at the... Read more
CAB honours Pakistan-India cricket’s living legends
The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has honoured six India and Pakistan cricket’s living  legends. The six cricketers from both sides include, Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag Imran Khan, Waqar Younis and Wasim Akram. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee handed over mementoes. Imran Khan addressing appreciated... Read more
Women’s World T20: Pakistan defeat India by 2 runs on DL method
Pakistan women’s cricket team beat India by two runs in a nail biting contest that was ultimately decided on the DL method. Sana Mir’s side were 77/6, requiring 20 runs off 24 balls before heavy showers stopped play. Pakistan, who were rattled by India with three wickets in 10 balls, were 2 runs ahead... Read more
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to feature at UN General Assembly to mark Pakistan Day
Rahat Fateh Ali Khan will feature at the United Nations on March 23 to mark Pakistan’s national day later next week. The “Sufi Night: Music of Peace” concert will be organised at the UN General Assembly hall under the theme of global peace and harmony, with the renowned singer... Read more
World T20: Legendary Imran Khan meets Pakistan team in India
Pakistan’s former cricket legend turned senior politician Imran Khan met players and officials of the Pakistan team ahead of the World T20 encounter with arch rivals India.  Imran Khan talked to the players, head coach and manager of the Pakistani team at a local hotel. Sources said Khan advised the... Read more
18-year-old becomes first non-Muslim to be issued FATA domicile
Over a century after their settlement in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata), the first member of a non-Muslim community has been issued a domicile certificate. Eighteen-year-old Shehryar Masih was given a domicile on March 16, making him the first-ever Christian from the Khyber Agency, a Fata region, to... Read more
4 killed, several wounded in yet another suicide bombing in Istanbul
 At least four people have lost their lives  and several others have been wounded in a suicide bombing in a major shopping and tourist district in central Istanbul earlier today. Istanbul’s Governor confirmed four dead after an explosion hit a shopping district of Istanbul. The explosion was in Istiklal Street, a wide boulevard... Read more
Opposition raises ruckus over Musharraf’s departure
The government had to face a veritable storm of criticism from political circles on Friday as former military ruler Gen (retd) Pervez Musharraf flew out of Pakistan after three years in the country. Opposition lawmakers in the National Assembly mocked the government over its democratic principles for allowing a person booked... Read more
Reham Khan’s upcoming film ‘Janaan’ looks promising in trailer
The trailer of Azfar Jafri’s film Janaan, staring Armeena Rana Khan, Ali Rehman and Bilal Ashraf has been released. Produced by Reham Khan, Hareem Farooq, Munir Hussain and Imran Raza Kazmi, the much awaited movie narrates the story of three brothers, who are geographically dispersed between Pakistan and Canada. Janaan focuses on... Read more
Flydubai jet crashes in Russia, Sixty-two killed
All sixty-two people on board a flydubai Boeing 737 were killed when the plane crashed and burst into flames as it was landing in Rostov-on-Don, in Southern Russia, early morning today, officials said. The plane was making its second attempt to land in bad weather when it missed the runway,... Read more
2,393 Pakistanis incarcerated in Saudi Arabian jails
There are nearly 2,400 Pakistanis currently imprisoned in  different jails of Saudi Arabia, Pakistan’s lower house of parliament was informed earlier yesterday. Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz put the exact number of Pakistan prisoners in different Saudi jails at 2,393. It is not clear though how... Read more
rain-related incidents in KP, Fata take at least 11 more lives
At least eleven more people were killed including men, women and children in two different incidents of roof collapse in Lower Dir district and FATA’s central Kurram agency earlier today official sources said. The first incident occurred in Gundal village of central Kurram agency in which six people were... Read more
Pakistan, India all set  for titanic World T20 clash
 Hundreds of millions of cricket fans in Pakistan and India will gather to watch the World Twenty20 match between the two arch-rival nations in Kolkata. The cricket-mad neighbours, who have gone to war three times since independence, share one of the world’s fiercest sporting rivalries and their rare showdowns... Read more
Pakistan lands US award for combating tuberculosis (TB)
Pakistan received a prestigious award in the US capital Washington, Thursday night when it was declared the most successful country in fighting multi-drug resistance tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani, who received the TB Champion Award 2016 on behalf of the country at a ceremony at the US Institute of Peace, pointed... Read more