Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
PPP, MQM, PML(N) stage political rallies in Karachi today
Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PMLN), Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) will stage rallies in Karachi...
Cricket: West Indies 278-9 as rain brings early close
West Indies were 278 for nine in their first innings against Pakistan when rain brought an early close to...
Ecuador earthquake: Death toll rises to 233
The death toll from Ecuador’s biggest earthquake in decades rose to at least 233 earlier today as rescuers using tractors and bare hands hunted desperately for survivors in shattered coastal towns, amidst  steadily rising casualties. The 7.8 magnitude quake struck off the Pacific coast earlier today and was felt around the Andean... Read more
Ruling PML-N protest outside PTI chief’s ex wife Jemima’s residence
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) supporters staged a noisy protest demonstration outside the UK residence of Jemima Goldsmith, former wife of PTI chieftain Imran Khan Imran Khan in a Twitter message said “PMLN ppl demonstrated outside Jemima’s mother’s house in London, to try & divert from Panama Leaks abt Sharif family’s... Read more
Pakistani rewarded by crown prince for saving Saudi national’s life
A Pakistani national named Shaukat Amin was honoured by Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz for saving a Saudi citizen from drowning in a flash flood in the Assir region, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Saturday. The crown prince offered Amin a massive financial reward for saving... Read more
Earthquake: Tremors felt in Islamabad once again
Islamabad was jolted yet again.. By earthquake tremors earlier today. The magnitude and epicenter of the earthquake is not yet known as yet. At least six people were killed when a powerful earthquake rocked parts of Pakistan last Sunday, officials said. Five people died in various remote regions of the... Read more
Panama Leaks probe: Raza Rabbani refuses to head parliamentary panel
Senate Chairman as well as Senior PPP leader Raza Rabbani has refused to head a parliamentary committee to probe the issue of Panama Leaks, a reference to massive leaks of tax documents that also include names of Pakistan’s ruling family. The PPP stalwart said spearheading such a committee would... Read more
Renowned humanist Ronald deSouza, wife become 1st couple to pledge organ donation in Pakistan
Renowned humanist Ronald deSouza and his wife have become the very first couple in Pakistan to pledge to donate their organs. “My wife and I have recently signed up and pledge to donate our organs,” he said. There can be no greater love than to give life to someone, he added.... Read more
“Imran in London to campaign for Jemima’s brother” Pervaiz Rashid
Lashing out at PTI chief Imran Khan, Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid earlier yesterday said those who accused Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of wrongdoing, were running the election campaign of Zac Goldsmith, a contestant for London’s mayorship against Sadiq Khan, the son of a Pakistani labourer. “The PTI chief apparently... Read more
Iran pledges to defend fellow Muslim nations against terrorism, Israel
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani earlier today vowed to defend fellow Muslim countries against both terrorism and the Zionist entity Israel while insisting that its neighbors should not feel threatened by it. Speaking during a National Army Day parade in which Iranian forces displayed sophisticated air defense systems recently acquired from Russia, Rouhani... Read more
Makli: Probe confirms damage to 15th-century tomb
 An inquiry committee set up by the government has confirmed major damage to the tomb of Mir Sultan Ibrahim (1556-1592AD) because of unprofessional and shoddy handling of conservation work by M/S Heritage Foundation Pakistan at Makli necropolis, a world renowned heritage site, and recommended that the conservation work be withdrawn... Read more
KPK latest dangerous addiction: Smoking dead scorpions
“I started scorpion smoking in the mid 60s,” recalls 74-year-old Peshawar resident Sohbat Khan. It was Ayub Khan’s era, and Sohbat was then only 20 years old. He would frequent the famous Jalil Kabab house, which is how he met the vendor who sold scorpions worth Rs1 or Rs2... Read more
‘Red warrants’ may  well be issued for ex president Pervez Musharraf
The government earlier yesterday signalled its willingness to issue a ‘red warrant’ for General (retd) Pervez Musharraf and bring him back to Pakistan to  record his statement under Section 342 of the CrPC in a high treason case. On the direction of the Special Court, the chief prosecutor in... Read more
Mauritius President Ameenah Firdous arrives in Karachi
The President of Mauritius Dr Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim arrived in Karachi earlier today on the invitation of  President Mamnoon Hussain. She was received by Sindh Governor Ishratul Ibad Khan, members of the provincial cabinet and the Sindh Assembly at the Jinnah International Airport. The president held a meeting with Dr... Read more
Operation Zarb-e-Aahan continues against Choto gang for over 20 days
The LEAs continued their all out operation against the notorious Choto gang of outlaws for the 20th consecutive day in riverine areas of Punjab’s Rajanpur district. According to security sources, operation against the chotoo gang is currently ongoing amid curfew in kacha area of Rahim Yar Khan and Rajanpur districts which... Read more
Strong interest in US cab service for women..by women
US entrepreneur Michael Pelletz’s project of a rideshare service for women and children with vehicles driven by lady drivers has garnered such strong interest that he is postponing the service’s launch date. Chariot For Women, fully funded by its founder and close associates, was initially set to kick off on Tuesday. Interest... Read more