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...
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...
Terrorism will be eliminated from Pakistan in ‘a year or 2’, claims PM Sharif
Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif has said that “terrorism will be completely eliminated from Pakistan within two years while Karachi will also be restored to normality soon.” “You will see terrorism being wiped off from Pakistan in no more than a year or two,” the PM said while addressing a... Read more
Baloch senator Hasil Bizenjo expresses trust in PM Sharif’s leadership
A Senator from Balochistan Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo earlier today called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at the PM House in Islamabad. While supporting Prime Minister’s decision of formation of a Judicial Commission Mir Hasil Bizenjo said that, “he has complete faith in commitment of the Prime Minister.” Mr. Bizenjo... Read more
Rs 200 million beautification campaign: Soon Valley to become tourist destination
A spokesperson for the Sargodha division commissioner said  earlier yesterday that the government would spend an estimated Rs200 million on a project to beautify Soon Valley in Kushab district. He said they wanted to make Soon Valley an international tourist destination. “Several recreational facilities will be added.” Work on the... Read more
Pak, India foreign secretaries to meet in New Delhi tomorrow
Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry will formally get a chance to meet his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar in New Delhi tomorrow (Tuesday). Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry is visiting India to attend the  ‘Heart of Asia’ conference. According to Indian media reports, Pakistan and Indian foreign secretaries will discuss bilateral ties besides... Read more
KPK Women officers trying to bring positive change in society
Two women officers in the Mansehra district of KPK have been taking on the customs of a patriarchal  society as a challenge for their jobs and want to bring a positive change through effective and efficient  administration. Mansehra is the only district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where two women officers are posted... Read more
Young doctors strike in Sargodha: At least 2 babies dead
 At least two babies died in the District Headquarters Hospital (DHQ) Sargodha earlier today due to the ongoing strike by the young doctors. The young doctors in Sargodha hospitals have been on strike for the three days after they had an altercation with senior doctors who had refused to... Read more
Layyah toxic sweet meats death toll climbs to 24
The death toll from eating toxic sweetmeats in Layyah has reached 24 after another two people died in Nishtar Hospital, Multan. Meanwhile, several people currently being treated are in serious condition. Hospital administration has confirmed the death toll. The incident reportedly took place when Umar Hayat, a resident of Chak 105/TDA brought sweets from... Read more
Islamabad: Vehicle thefts and total traffic jams mark PTI birthday celebrations
Complete traffic jams vehicle, mobile phone and wallet thefts were the hallmarks of  the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Foundation Day rally in the federal capital of Islamabad earlier yesterday. For most of the participants the rally was a chance to visit Islamabad. Majority of whom have not seen the federal capital in... Read more
Karachi Heat wave: Hot weather to persist all over city today
The ongoing heat wave in Karachi will persist in Karachi today (Monday) as well with the temperature set to touch 38 to 40 degrees Celsius. The maximum temperature recorded in the metropolis on Sunday was 39 degrees Centigrade. The Met office has forecast hot and dry weather for other... Read more
Boxing: Pakistan’s Waseem to train for ‘biggest fight’ at Mayweather’s gym
Pakistan’s Mohammad Waseem will prepare for his World Boxing Council Asia title fight at boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr’s Gym in Las Vegas, Nevada. That is the Gymnasium  where the undefeated American’s uncle, Jeff Mayweather, will train him for more than a month before his fight against Philippines boxer... Read more
Soran Singh murder case: K-P police arrests PTI minority leader
The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) police earlier today claimed to have arrested at least six suspects, including a minority leader of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), over orchestrating the murder of his own party lawmaker Sardar Soran Singh. Singh, who was also a special adviser to K-P Chief Minister Pervez Khattak... Read more
Security forces repulse cross-border attacks from Afghanistan
A security official lost his life  and at least three others were injured in multiple attacks, in an area of Mohmand Agency bordering Afghanistan between late Saturday night and Sunday morning, senior security officials said. According to the officials, suspected militants from across the border in Afghanistan fired mortars at... Read more
Panama leaks probe: “Only the honest will welcome verdict” Pervaiz  Rashid
Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid said earlier yesterday that, “the judicial commission formed by the government to probe the disclosures made in the Panama Papers was a litmus paper test of character because its verdict will be welcomed by those who are honest and rejected by those who are dishonest.” The... Read more
Deaths of at least 4 bodybuilders force authorities to check use of steroids
The death of four bodybuilders, three in Gujranwala and one in Sialkot earlier this month, has shocked the nation, effectively forcing the Sports Board Punjab (SBP) to take measures to eliminate the trend of using heavy steroids. Though the cause of death in all four cases could not be determined... Read more