NBC sacks newsman Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct
NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Islamabad: Pro Qadri mob agrees to disperse without further violence
After four days of protests at D-Chowk, the mob supporters of the former Punjab governor’s murderer have agreed to call off their sit-in and disperse following a ‘successful’ round of negotiations with the government a little while ago According to sources, the government has agreed to at least six demands of... Read more
Sargodha: Honour killing convict executed
A man convicted of honour killing was executed in Sargodha in the city district jail. Ghazanfar Abbas of Shahpur district had murdered his sister, Parveen, and brother-in-law Fateh Khan in 1999 and injured Nasreen, Razia Bibi, Farhat and Muhammad Zeeshan as he did not approve of his sister’s marriage. He later surrendered... Read more
PCB’s Shaharyar, Sethi snub Waqar Younis
The Pakistan cricket head coach, Waqar Younis has being snubbed by PCB Chairman Shaharyar Khan and Executive Committee head Najam Sethi. Talking to media after meeting Chairman PCB and Executive Committee head, Waqar said “I came to PCB to meet Shaharyar Khan and Najam Sethi to complain about the... Read more
KPK: 2 TTP terrorists hanged in Kohat jail
Two terrorists convicted for carrying out terror attacks on both security forces and civilians, were hanged to death at District Jail in Kohat on early morning today. According to jail authorities, Mehmood and Rab Nawaz, who were involved in several acts of terrorism including launching  attacks on security forces and... Read more
Islamabad sit in: Nisar to hold press conference today evening
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali is scheduled to hold a press conference at 6:30pm in Islamabad regarding a  sit-in being staged by right wing fundamentalist groups in the city’s Red Zone. According to sources, Chaudhry Nisar will brief the media about the talks held with protest leaders in Islamabad. Earlier, Jamiat... Read more
Deforestation: Oscar winning Leo off to protect wild elephants
After clinching his long-awaited first Oscar last month, DiCaprio spent his weekend in the Leuser ecosystem, on Indonesia’s main western island of Sumatra. Oscar-winning actor Leonardo DiCaprio has visited the Indonesian jungle to help protect a biodiverse area from deforestation The actor, an ardent supporter of environmental causes, was pictured accompanied... Read more
California: Domino’s delivers $1300 instead of chicken wings
A US man was surprised to find a delivery of $1,300 instead of the chicken wings he had ordered. Domino’s Pizza in Berkeley, California, delivered a box of pizza and chicken wings….and $1300 to Mike Vegas, who works as a bartender in San Francisco. Vegas said that he ordered a pizza and wings.... Read more
Karachi: Heavy police presence at Numaish to control pro Qadri mob
 A heavy contingent of police has been deployed at Numaish Chowrangi of the magapolis of Karachi, where supporters of executed cold blooded murderer Mumtaz Qadri are staging a sit-in.  Baton-wielding police personnel have also reached the sit-in spot. Meanwhile, shopkeepers in Khudadad Colony, neighbourhood of Numaish Chowrangi, shut down their businesses... Read more
Oil prices rise as dollar weakens
Oil prices rose earlier today on the back of a weaker dollar after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen signalled a cautious approach to US interest rate hikes, however, the rise was tempered by worries about a supply glut. A US energy department report to be released later in the day is expected... Read more
UN Security Council (UNSC) strongly condemns dastardly Lahore attack
The United Nations Security Council earlier yesterday condemned in the strongest possible terms the 27th March terrorist attack in Lahore, that resulted in the deaths of more than 70 people most of which were women and children, while leaving over 250 injured. The Council members expressed their deepest sympathy and... Read more
“Boom Boom” Shahid Afridi  apologized over his dismal performance in ICC World Twenty20. In a video message on social media, Afridi said, “I am very sorry to my nation. I offer my apology over the miserable performance in the T20 World Cup.” “It was a team of not just eleven players... Read more
Punjab: 2 Indian engineers arrested from sugar mill
Law enforcement agencies have arrested two Indian engineers from Punjab sugar mill and both have been taken into custody. According to sources, Sridhar Nambi along with his cohort was working as an engineering consultant in a sugar mill belonging to an influential political family. According to a visa documents... Read more