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...
Pakistan women team defeat Bangladesh by 9 wickets
Pakistan women cricket crushed Bangladesh convincingly in their ICC Women’s World Twenty20 match at the Feroze Shah Kotla stadium earlier today. After restricting Bangladesh Women to 113 for nine, Pakistan chased down the target with nine wickets in hands. After this win, Pakistan have moved up the standings with two... Read more
“RAW agent apprehended in Balochistan” claims Home Minister Bugti
The Balochistan Home Minister, Sarfaraz Bugti earlier today claimed that a serving agent of India’s secret intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) has been apprehended from Balochistan. In a media statement, Sarfaraz Bugti said the Indian agent was active in Balochistan with the aim of destabilizing Pakistan. “It has been our... Read more
German Ambassador meets army chief Raheel Sharif
The Ambassador of Germany to Pakistan Ms Ina Lepal earlier yesterday me the Chieft of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), matters of mutual interest including defence cooperation came under discussion during the meeting. The Ambassador appreciated Pakistan Army’s achievements and sacrifices for... Read more
Ayyan ‘desperate’ to leave country: Files plea in SC
Troubled supermodel Ayyan Ali has requested the Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) to quash a petition filed by the federal government against Sindh High Court’s March 7 order. The said orders calls for the removal of her name from the Exit Control List (ECL). The supermodel was arrested by customs... Read more
Govt making hectic efforts to calm down opposition over Musharraf issue
The government is trying its level best to ‘calm down’ an infuriated opposition by assuring it of bringing back former president retired General Pervez Musharraf from abroad through Interpol. It, however, may not be easy because in the past Interpol had rejected Pakistan’s requests for handing over the former dictator. The government... Read more
LeT attempted to kill Bal Thackeray, Headley tells Mumbai court
A Pakistani-American who helped plot the deadly November 2008 attacks in Mumbai informed an Indian court via video link earlier today that Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) attempted to kill late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray. “I have no first-hand knowledge but I think an attempt was made by LeT (Lashkar) to kill... Read more
Failure in exams: Teenager commits suicide in Abbottabad
A teenager supposedly committed suicide in a village of Jarral union council of Abbottabad day earlier yesterday. An official of Sherwan police station said 16-year-old Aiman was preparing for her annual exams. “She had an exam on Tuesday but failed to answer compulsory questions,” the official said. “When Aiman came... Read more
Mithai diplomacy: Pakistan Rangers gift sweets to Indian BSF on Holi festival
Pakistan Rangers in a customary exchange of presents gifted delicious sweetmeats (Mithai) to Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) in Indian-held Kashmir’s Samba sector on the occasion of Holi earlier today. The BSF also hoisted the Indian flag on the occasion. The move comes just a day after the flag-lowering ceremony at... Read more
Iranian President Rouhani to fly to Islamabad tomorrow
The President of Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Hassan Rouhani will arrive in Islamabad tomorrow on a two-day visit (March 25 to 26). The Foreign Office has officially announced the visit of Iranian President. In a statement, foreign office said that at the invitation of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif,... Read more
Mustafa Kamal’s Pak Sarzameen party’s Hyderabad office inauguration today
The former city mayor of Karachi Syed Mustafa Kamal’s party Pak Sarzameen Hyderabad office will be inaugurated later  today. The office, set up in Latifabad No.6 will be inaugurated by Mustafa Kamal and Anees Qaimkhani at 5:00 p.m today. Mustafa Kamal, de-facto chief of the MQM’s dissident group, earlier... Read more
Delay in power projects puts paid to plans on ending outages
The government’s  long awaited plan to end electricity outages in 2018 has suffered a huge setback as work on two major hydroelectric power projects has been indefinitely delayed, An annoyed Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif has directed the Ministry of Water and Power to prepare a report about the... Read more
Sahival: 2 terrorists dispatched to the gallows
Two terrorists, convicted by the military courts, were hanged till death in Sahiwal Jail  earlier today. Sources said terrorist Ubaid was awarded death sentence on April 07, 2015 and Sohail on August 15, 2015 by the military courts. Both convicts were involved in attack on security forces in which two... Read more
National flag hoisted at UN for commemoration of Pakistan Day
The national flag was raised at the United Nations  earlier yesterday in New York to mark a ceremony to celebrate Pakistan Day. The ceremony began with recitation of the Holy Quran and as Pakistan Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi hoisted the flag, the national anthem was played. Ambassador Lodhi read out Pakistan... Read more
Holi celebrations: Notification on holiday reissued
A notification by the Sindh government’s labour and human resources department earlier yesterday calling holiday on Holi “only” for Hindu workers created confusion hours before the March 24 public holiday and invited intervention from higher authorities to withdraw the fresh orders, officials said. The Sindh government last week notified... Read more