11 injured as terrorists attack Peshawar Agriculture Training Institute
At least 11 people were injured in a militant attack at the student hostel of the Directorate of Agriculture,...
Rap mogul Russell Simmons steps down after sex accusations
Russell Simmons — who helped bring hip-hop into the mainstream with Def Jam Recordings — said Thursday he was...
Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
PM forms judicial commission over Panama Papers
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif announced to set up a high-level judicial commission to investigate allegations being hurled against his family over Panama leaks. “The commission will be headed by a retired judge of the Supreme Court,” Prime Minister Sharif said in a televised address to the nation. “This commission... Read more
Icelandic PM resigns in wake of Panama Papers scandal
Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson has resigned, his party said on Tuesday, the first major political casualty to emerge from the leak of the so-called Panama Papers financial documents. “The prime minister told (his party’s) parliamentary group meeting that he would step down as prime minister and I... Read more
SC summons record from PU in a fake degree case
The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought whole educational record of Khadim Hussain Wattoo from the Punjab University in a fake degree case. The five-member larger bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali heard the fake degree case filed by Khdim Hussain Wattoo a PML-Q... Read more
Interior Minister Nisar Ali  inaugurates NADRA mega center
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Tuesday inaugurated a state of the art mega National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Center and executive Passport office at Rahmanabad, a one-window operation facility in the city. Talking to media, the minister said, five more such centers would also be set up... Read more
Panama leaks: PM Nawaz to address nation
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is expected to address the nation later tonight in the wake of the devastating Panama leaks which has put spotlight on offshore holdings of the ruling family. According to sources, Prime Minister Sharif will take the nation into confidence about the leaks in a televised... Read more
COAS vows for on-time completion of CPEC
Zhang Chunxian, Member of the Political Bureau of Communist Party, China visited GHQ today and called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional stability and measures to enhance bilateral defence and security collaboration were discussed. Zhang Chunxian acknowledged Pakistan’s... Read more
Panama Papers: Iceland PM asks president to dissolve parliament
Iceland’s prime minister on Tuesday asked the president to dissolve parliament as his government came under fire from a political crisis over the so-called Panama Papers, but the president refused. President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, who cut short a US visit to return to Reykjavik earlier Tuesday to deal with the... Read more
Chinese delegation formally inaugurates Gwadar port
A 61-member delegation from the Chinese province of Xinjian reached Gwadar earlier yesterday and inaugurated the Gwadar Port Free Zone. The delegation was led by General Secretary of Communist Party, Zhang Chunxian. The head of the delegation inaugurated Gwadar Port Free Zone at the Port Area here. Earlier, the Governor... Read more
Attack on MQM senator’s guard in Karachi: 3 dead including girl child
As yet unidentified gunmen attacked a police mobile at Nagan Chowrangi area of the metropolis, killing at least three people including a minor girl earlier yesterday. According to sources, one of the deceased, identified as Abid, was a security guard of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Nasreen Jameel. The minor girl killed... Read more
Owner of Peshawar Zalmi Announces a sum of $ 20,000 to Darren Sammy
Owner of  Peshawar Zalmi, Javed Afridi, announced a sum of $ 20,000 to Darren Sammy for his steller performance in Twenty20 World Cup 2016. In the finals, Carlos Brathwaite hit four consecutive sixes in the ultimate over as the West Indies stunned England to lift the World Twenty20 title in Kolkata today.... Read more
Batman v Superman leaps to the top of the box office
Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” jumped right to the top of the box office for the second straight week running, although with greatly diminished ticket sales, industry figures showed Monday. The blockbuster Warner Brothers movie, which pits two iconic superheroes against one other, earned $51.3 million in its second weekend,... Read more
Jaffar Express train attacked in Balochistan
A passenger was killed and at least eight others critically wounded  when Quetta bound Jaffar Express  came under rocket attack near Sibi in Balochistan. According to local news channels, militants fired three rockets at Quetta-bound Jaffar Express near Sibi town.A Levies official told popular local news channel “Samaa Tv” .“Three... Read more
Sarfraz Ahmed replaces ‘boom boom’ Afridi as new T 20 captain
 Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) earlier today formally approved the appointment of Sarfraz Ahmed as captain of Pakistan T20 team. He takes over the captaincy of the shortest form of the game from Shahid Afridi whose term as Captain came to an end after the ICC World T20 2016. Sarfraz... Read more
Equities market: PSX suggests measures to curb volatility at bourse
The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) has solicited open public comments on regulatory changes that it has proposed to improve volatility management on the bourse and increase trade volumes by enhancing the minimum share float limit. Under the proposed amendments, listed companies with the free float of less than 25%... Read more