Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
Imran Khan insists on Nawaz Sharif resignation
Imran Khan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman insisted that the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif step down over Panama Papers revelations. Imran while addressing the nation at his residence in Bani Gala said “Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has lost moral authority to lead the country. I ask you to resign,” He rejected the... Read more
Tent service providers stage noisy protest at Bani Gala
Tent service providers during a PTI sit-in, have staged a noisy protest outside Imran Khan’s residence at Bani Gala. The tent providers have been protesting at Bani Gala for over four months for the payment of Rs. 4.5 million for providing services to PTI’s sit-in in Islamabad. The protesters also stopped... Read more
Punjab operation: Security Czar Nisar attempts to break civil-military impasse
Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar earlier today held talks with the ruling PML-N lawmakers in a bid to break the civil-military impasse over the Rangers refusal to move to forward positions during Kacha operation in Punjab. Nisar summoned PML-N lawmakers for meetings after Punjab Rangers refused to take part in... Read more
Punjab: Woman set on fire in Burewal vellage
A woman was allegedly set on fire by her in-laws over a domestic dispute at Chak No. 158/EB of Burewal area of Punjab earlier today. The victim’s family alleged that Azra Bibi, wife of Ghulam, was asleep when her brother-in-law Muhammad Aslam along with his wife Salan Bibi, daughter Tahira... Read more
Quetta: Police kill 3 criminals
Quetta  Police earlier today claimed to have killed at ;east three miscreants in an exchange of fire at the Eastern Bypass. A senior official at the Satellite Town said the shootout took place when three armed men opened fire on a police vehicle. He said police reinforcement was sent... Read more
7.1 magnitude earthquake shakes parts of KPK, GB, Punjab
A powerful temblor  measuring 7.1 magnitude on the Richter Scale jolted major parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), Gilgit Baltistan (GB) and central parts of the country earlier today. According to Director National Seismic Monitoring Centre, the earthquake originated from Hindukush region bordering Afghanistan at a depth of 236 kilometers. The tremors... Read more
British PM David Cameron releases tax summary amid ‘Panama leaks’ furore
British Prime Minister David Cameron earlier today released his official tax details in a bid to head off a row over his father’s offshore business, and announced a new taskforce to scrutinise the so-called Panama Papers. Hundreds of demonstrators rallied outside Cameron’s office yesterday calling for his resignation after... Read more
Soccer:Mourinho will be back next season, but not with Syria
Jose Mourinho claimed he will be back in management this summer, but it won’t be with the Syrian national team despite an ambitious approach for his services from the war-ravaged country. The 53-year-old Portuguese, out of work since being axed by Chelsea in December, has been widely linked to Manchester... Read more
Landslides: Over 40 Pakistanis stranded in Chinese city
Over 40 Pakistanis are currently stranded in north-western China as landslides blocked the main arterial highway linking the two neighbouring countries. The Foreign Office said on Saturday the stranded families were safe while efforts were under way to bring them back. “Our embassy in Beijing and the Chinese government are constantly... Read more
Unprecedented move: IK to address nation from Bani Gala today
The chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan is going to address the nation today… live from his Bani Gala residence on matters pertaining to the highly controversial Panama leaks. The decision came after Interior Minister, Chaudhary Nisar, turned down IK’s request for broadcast of his address on the state-owned... Read more
Islamabad: Govt prepares for yet another chehlum for executed murderer Qadri
 A day after the family and religious parties announced they would hold yet another Chehlum for executed murderer Mumtaz Qadri today (Sunday), the government has pre-emptively taken measures to bar any attempts by participants to stage a sit-in at D-Chowk. Qadri was executed on February 29 after being convicted of the... Read more
GB: Landslides, heavy rainfall make life miserable for Gilgit residents
Landslides and flash floods made life miserable for Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) residents earlier yesterday, causing the deaths of at least two women who were hit by big rocks during a landslide. Heavy rains and massive landslides have been battering the region for the past six days, filling the populace with a sense of foreboding.... Read more
“Unprovoked firing, shelling by Indian troops at LoC” ISPR report
“Indian troops across the Line of Control (LoC) resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling once again last night, in the latest violation of the ceasefire agreement on Pakistan-India border” claimed an  ISPR  press release. According to the ISPR, the heavy shelling in Neza Pir sector  of the Loc started... Read more
Turkey: At least 3 wounded in Istanbul bomb blast
At least three people were wounded earlier yesterday when a percussion bomb exploded near a bus stop in Istanbul, the Turkish Dogan news agency reported. The blast went off in the busy district of Mecidiyekoy in the European side of the city. The three wounded were hospitalised but were... Read more