Russian intelligence ship sinks off Turkey’s Black Sea coast: authorities
A Russian naval intelligence ship sank off Turkey’s Black Sea coast on Thursday after colliding with a vessel carrying...
India refuse to name Champions Trophy squad amid ICC row
 India are refusing to unveil their squad for the Champions Trophy amid speculation they might pull out because of...
Nominations for JIT submitted to SC: sources
The nominations for the Joint Investigation Committee (JIT) to probe the Panama Case has been submitted to the registrar...
Pakistan’s famous architect Yasmeen Lari wins Japan’s Fakuoka Prize
 Renowned Pakistani architect Yasmeen Lari has won the highly prestigious Japanese Fukuoka Prize in the Arts and Culture category for this year. Lari is the third Pakistani recipient of the Fukuoka Prize with qawwali maestro Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and social scientist Dr Uxi Mufti as the previous winners.... Read more
Pakistani men arrested in Germany as 18 women report sex assaults
Berlin: German police have arrested three Pakistani suspects as 18 women have reported becoming victims of sexual assaults at a music festival, authorities said Tuesday. The mostly young women said they were encircled and groped by groups of men on Saturday night in ways that recalled a spate of mob... Read more
In quest for ID cards, foreign spies bribed NADRA officials
Islamabad: The corrupt practices through which a number of foreign terrorists have been able to obtain national identity cards has allegedly allowed spies from neighbouring countries to secure legitimate identification documents, the federal government was informed recently. During a recent closed-door meeting, members of the National Database and Registration Authority... Read more
Court sentences model Fehmina Chaudhry’s murderer to death
Islamabad: A sessions court handed the death sentence to Pakistani model and former Miss Singapore Fehmina Chaudhry’s murderer to death. According to details, after suspect Maaz Waqar confessed to murdering Fehmina Chaudhry, the court sentenced him to death. Maaz’s accomplice was handed the life imprisonment sentence. The court also... Read more
Minister Religious Affairs to meet Popalzai to observe one Ramazan and Eidul Fitr in the country
The Ministry of Religious Affairs has decided a have meeting with Mufti Shahabuddin Popalzai of Peshawar’s Masjid Qasim Ali Khan to come to a decision Ramazan and Eidul Fitr are observed on the same day across the country. According to local news channels ‘Samaa Tv’, Federal Minister of Religious Affairs... Read more
SHC orders I.G.Sindh to recover missing KDA director
Karachi: The Sindh High Court laid emphasis on recovering missing KDA director Jamil Baloch. The court passed these remarks during a hearing concerning the petition for missing KDA director Jamil Baloch. The hearing for the petition was heard by a two-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Sindh High Court,... Read more
PM’s open-heart surgery successful: Maryam Nawaz
London: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s open-heart surgery has been performed successfully in London, confirmed the premier’s daughter on Tuesday. Maryam added the prime minister will be shifted to the ICU with in the next hour. In a separate tweet she also thanked the people for their prayers and well... Read more
Bhutto sisters distribute relief aid among needy
Karachi: Bakhtawar Bhutto-Zardari and Aseefa Bhutto-Zardari distributed food rations among the poor in the city’s Kathore area on Tuesday afternoon. While distributing the relief aid, one woman fell unconscious due to the sweltering heat and lost her footing. Aseefa took hold of the woman and made her drink water, to... Read more
Environmentalists call G-B a ‘ticking bomb’
Gilgit: The climate change experts believe Gilgit-Batistan is a “ticking bomb” as it is prone to various disasters. They stressed there was a need in G-B to adapt to climate change if livelihoods had to be kept intact. This was stated at a workshop held at a hotel to talk about... Read more
Amir Khan to organise Pakistan’s first ever international boxing event
Boxing champ Amir Khan is in Pakistan to organise the country’s first ever international boxing event in Karachi featuring European boxers. Khan, who became Britain’s youngest boxing medalist at the age of 17, has vowed to promote the game in Pakistan. Two days after the event, Amir will inaugurate... Read more
Pakistan-born Bollywood singer to get life long Indian visa
Pakistan-born Bollywood singer and actress Salma Agha will get an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card that will offer her multiple entry, multi-purpose life-long visa to visit India and exemption from reporting to police, Times of India reported on Monday. “We have decided to grant Salma Agha the OCI... Read more
PSP believes in changing political culture of Pakistan: Kamal
Quetta : Pak Sarzameen Party leader Syed Mustafa Kamal addressed the Balochistan Bar and said that his party believed in changing the political culture of Pakistan. “We are ready to embrace even our enemies,” said Mustafa Kamal during his address. The former Mayor of Karachi and ex-Senator said that the... Read more
‘Trade route linking Chabahar Port with Afghanistan a security threat’
Islamabad: Two former defence secretaries insist the trade route which is being established by Iran, India and Afghanistan, linking Chabahar Port with Afghanistan, is a security threat. The comments made by the former defence secretaries just a week after the agreement for the trade route was signed by Iranian,... Read more
Taliban kill 16 bus passengers in northern Afghanistan: officials
Kabul : The Taliban on Tuesday pulled passengers from several buses in northern Afghanistan, killed at least 16 of them and took dozens of others hostage, officials said. “The Taliban shot dead 16 passengers,” said Sayed Mahmood Danish, spokesman for the governor of Kunduz province, where the incident occurred. Police... Read more