16 killed, 19 injured in Lahore’s Ferozepur road blast
At least 16 people were killed and 19 injured in an explosion at the Kot Lakhpat vegetable market near...
Teenage maid recovered from house of anchorperson Gharida Farooqi
Police have recovered a teenage maid from the residence of anchorperson Gharidah Farooqui. Teenage maid’s parents lodged an application...
China warns India not to harbour illusions in border stand-off
China’s defense ministry on Monday warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military’s ability to defend...
MQM’s Money laundering case: Sarfaraz Merchant arrives in Pakistan to record statement
Sarfaraz Merchant arrived in Pakistan earlier today to testify before a committee investigating allegations of Indian funding to the  Karachi based Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)  Merchant is expected to handover documents to the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) related to the money laundering case against party boss Altaf Hussain. Merchant, one of the... Read more
PM Nawaz Sharif chairs high level meeting on national security
 Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif earlier today chaired a high level meeting so as to review national security amidst on-going operation against terrorists being carried out in different parts of the nation The meeting was attended by Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, ISI Director General Rizwan Akhtar Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar... Read more
Former MQM senator Muhammad Ali Brohi also joins Mustafa Kamal’s PSP
Former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM)  Senator Muhammad Ali Brohi along with several other dissidents earlier today joined former Karachi mayor Mustafa Kamal’s Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP). “The way people of Sindh are becoming a part of the fold, time is near when this province will be purged of enmities,”... Read more
My debut film is about love, friendship and family values insists Syra Shahroz
Syra Shahroz is now ready to make her full-fledged cinematic debut with Chalay Thay Saath. “I kept getting scripts that I would like but something or the other about it wouldn’t sit right. This one just clicked because it’s not just revolving around one thing; it’ll shed light on... Read more
First woman CM takes charge in Indian-held Kashmir
 Mehbooba Mufti was sworn in on Monday as Indian-administered Kashmir’s first woman leader, taking over from her father nearly three months after he died in office. India’s only Muslim-majority state had been ruled directly from New Delhi since the death in January of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who formed an... Read more
Panama Papers: Pervaiz Rashid defends ruling house of Sharif, slams Imran
Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid on Monday took strong exception to Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan for accusing the Sharif family of stashing money abroad and indulging in corrupt practices. Speaking to the media, he said even Panama Papers, a reference to a massive leak of tax documents by an... Read more
Panama Papers leak: PM Nawaz’s family hit back at opponents
The family of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was defiant Monday, even as they defended their ownership of offshore companies after they were named in the Panama Papers, one of the biggest leaks in history. The leak, comprising 11.5 million documents from Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, shows how some... Read more
Modi in Riyadh: India, S Arabia agree to strengthen anti-terror cooperation
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Saudi Arabia’s King Salman agreed in Riyadh on Sunday to strengthen their cooperation in fighting ‘terrorism’ and to facilitate investments. “The two leaders expressed strong condemnation of the phenomenon of terrorism in all its forms,” said an Indian foreign ministry statement after their... Read more
IMF wants Pakistan to curtail development spending by an estimated Rs360bn
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Pakistan to curb its overall development budget by Rs360 billion (almost 24pc) of allocations to limit the fiscal deficit. According to documents released over the weekend after approval of Pakistan’s 10th quarterly review by its executive board, the IMF expected the government to... Read more
IBOs in Punjab: Rangers continue raids on terror hideouts
Paramilitary Rangers soldiers played a key role in the ongoing operation against a criminal gang in Punjab’s Rajanpur district on Sunday as security forces continued their intelligence based operations (IBOs) against terrorists as well as their facilitators across Punjab. According to sources, Rangers, police, Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) and intelligence... Read more
The Panama Papers: Huge tax leak exposes Putin aides, PM Sharif’s family,world leaders, stars
A massive leak of 11.5 million tax documents earlier yesterday exposed the secret offshore dealings of aides to Russian president Vladimir Putin, world leaders and celebrities including Barcelona forward Lionel Messi. An investigation into the documents by more than 100 media groups, described as one of the largest such... Read more
Floods wreak havoc in KP, Fata, GB: 65 casualties and counting
At least 65  people lost their lives and several others were injured as fresh rain and floods wreaked havoc in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Fata, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan, officials said earlier today. Forty-six people were killed and 34 others injured in rain-related incidents in KP and the tribal areas.... Read more
Sharif family owned  6 London properties via multiple offshore companies
The sons and daughter of Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Hussain and Hasan Nawaz Sharif, and Mariam Safdar, set up at least four offshore companies in British Virgin Islands (BVI). These companies owned at least six upmarket properties overlooking London’s famous Hyde Park. Thousands of Mossack Fonseca (MF) documents... Read more