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...
Waqar Younis pens deal with Indian channel for IPL
Former Pakistan head coach Waqar Younis has signed a deal with  Indian TV channel Sony to cover the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL). The tournament which is set to begin from April 9, will feature nine teams from different parts of the country, and will consist of 60 matches... Read more
“My Bollywood debut film is a little like Piku” Saba Qamar
After her film debut in Manto as Noor Jehan, Saba Qamar now has a lead role in Wajahat Rauf’s highly awaited follow-up to Karachi Se Lahore, titled Lahore Se Aagey. But she won’t be stopping to catch her breath after that shoot’s wrapped up. Saba says she’ll soon be flying off to... Read more
Karachi: Salon owner, staff allegedly assaulted by NAB official’s wife
A salon owner in a middle class locality in Karachi has claimed that her staff was severely thrashed by out of uniform policemen sent by a NAB official’s wife after she lost her jewelry at the premises. “This woman got my guard beaten up, trespassed (no warrant) and scared my girls,” Haya Ali,... Read more
Military leadership determined to block all kinds of hostile acts against Pakistan
 The military leadership of the country has resolved to take all measures to block hostile acts against Pakistan, which can undermine the security and progress of the country, Inter Services Public Relations said. According to ISPR statement issued here Thursday, the resolve came at a Corps Commanders Conference, held here... Read more
Islamabad says Iran has assured that it will not let its soil to be used against Pakistan
Iran has assured Islamabad that it would not allow its soil to be used against Pakistan, the Foreign Office confirmed in Islamabad earlier yesterday. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakariya while addressing a weekly media briefing in Islamabad has said that the government is considering an Indian request to allow consular access to RAW... Read more
White flesh trading: Police foil attempt to sell woman in Peshawar
 Khan Raziq police has arrested a gang that offered to sell the wife of one of its members for Rs0.24 million from a hotel on Cinema Road. The manager of the hotel informed the police a group of people were placing bids on a woman. The police reached the... Read more
Imran invested Shaukat Khanum donations in offshore companies claims PML-N leader
Lashing out after the recent criticism in the wake of the infamous Panama Papers revelations, the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders accused Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan  earlier yesterday of being involved in losing donors’ money of Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital in foreign investment. “The board of directors had approved funds meant... Read more
“Lahore to have free WiFi soon” PITB
Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Chairman Umar Saif said that free WiFi access for the public was on the cards for the good people of Lahore. “In Lahore, people will have free WiFi access at some hotspots,” he said on his social media page. Saif said the service would be extended... Read more
Fawad’s Ae Dil Hai Mushkil character to get more screen time than a simple cameo
Fawad Khan is currently shooting his scenes in a Bollywood potboiler: Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, a Karan Johar rom-com where he is said to make a brief appearance as a DJ. However, this shoot may take longer than initially planned. According to DNA India, a close source to the production... Read more
Security forces foil major attack, kill 12 terrorists in Khurram Agency
Pakistani security forces thwarted a major militant attack on a check-post in Lower Khurram Agency and killed at least 12 terrorists in retaliatory fire early Thursday morning. According to details, a group of around 50 militants launched attack on a check-post in Mingorsar area, where armed forces retaliated in... Read more
Sharia court dispenses ‘justice’ in Lahore
Lahore: In a manifestation of people’s growing distrust in conventional judicial system and mounting influence of religious organisations in society, Jamatud Dawa (JuD) has set up ‘Darul Qaza Sharia’ in the provincial metropolis to dispense ‘justice’ among people in light of Sharia laws. A legal expert said this is... Read more
Pakistani man threatens suicide in Lesbos camp protest
Athens/Dikili,Turkey: A Pakistani migrant threatened to hang himself during a demonstration inside the Moria registration centre on the Greek island of Lesbos on Wednesday after Turkey and Germany reached an agreement to send back migrants and refugees who cross the Aegean Sea illegally. The young man climbed a utility pole and forced... Read more
Two Da’ish militants killed in Karachi
Karachi/Lahore: Two self-radicalised fighters of the Islamic State (IS), the Middle Eastern terrorist group also known by its Arabic acronym of Da’ish, were killed in a gunfight on Wednesday – the day when six suspected Taliban militants were killed in Lahore. Speaking at a news conference at his office, SSP... Read more
More than 100 brands of bottled water were declared unsafe by PCRWR
More than a 100 brands of bottled drinking water have been identified as unfit for human consumption in the Pakistan Council for Research in Water Resources’ (PCRWR) quarterly report. PCRWR has been tasked by the government through the Ministry of Science and Technology to monitor the quality of bottled... Read more