Top-ranked Halep crashes out of WTA Finals
Elina Svitolina beat world number one Simona Halep in straight sets to send her crashing out of the WTA...
Indian drone shot down by Pakistan Army
An Indian quadcopter spying across the Line of Control (LoC) was shot down by Pakistan Army on Friday. According...
Microsoft tops forecasts with 16% profit growth
Microsoft on Thursday delivered stronger-than-expected earnings for the past quarter, lifted by gains in cloud computing and other business...
Brazil’s president Rousseff  defiant after suspension by historic Senate vote
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff bowed out defiantly earlier yesterday, suspended from office after the Senate voted to put her on trial for breaking budget laws in a historic decision brought on by a deep recession and a corruption scandal. Rousseff, in office since 2011, will be replaced by Vice... Read more
Pakistan Foreign reserves increase by up to $128 million
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that the total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at USUS$20,834.2 million as on May 6, 2016. The key points of the foreign reserves position is following Foreign reserves in SBP at US$16,032.7  million, Net foreign reserves in commercial banks US$... Read more
9 sherpas very 1st to climb Everest after Nepal disasters
A Nepali sherpa led a nine-man team to the top of Mount Everest earlier yesterday, becoming the first to scale the world’s tallest peak from the Nepali side ever since a deadly earthquake in 2015 and a fatal avalanche the year before forced climbers to retreat. The mountain guide... Read more
Nizami’s execution: Foreign office summons Bangladeshi envoy
Pakistan Foreign office summoned the Bangladeshi envoy and lodged a strong protest over the execution of Jamaat-e-Islami leader Motiur Rahman Nizami over his role in war crimes. The leader of Jamaat-e-Islami in Bangladesh, was hanged to death on Tuesday night for his role in the events of 1971 war. Human Rights Watch... Read more
COAS confirms death sentence of 5 hardcore terrorist of Safoora carnage, Sabeen Mahmud
COAS confirmed the death sentence to 5 hardcore terrorist of Safoora carnage, Sabeen Mahmud. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the convicts were involved in Safoora Goth gun attack, murder of rights activist Sabeen Mehmud and bombing at a mosque of Bohra community. A press statement issued by the... Read more
Tajikistan: PM Nawaz, Central. Asian leaders inaugurate CASA-1000 power project
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif earlier today attended the inauguration ceremony of the Central Asia South Asia (CASA-1000) transmission line near Dushanbe in Tajikistan earlier today, Radio Pakistan reported. The $1.2 billion, 750-kilometre-long transmission line which is expected to be complete by 2018 will allow Pakistan to import electricity from... Read more
Tremors jolt Swat, no damage reported as yet
A 4.5 magnitude temblor  jolted Swat and adjoining areas earlier today. No casualty or damage to property was reported however. The tremors left the residents panic who came out of their houses in fear. The epicenter of earthquake was said to be 90 kilometer deep near Pakistan-Afghan-Tajikistan border. Read... Read more
Art not sex insist Pakistan’s dancers
 The young dancer stamps her feet with aplomb, defying prejudice. Her art is reviled by many in rightwing Pakistan, where it is often linked with prostitution. “We constantly have to explain to people that dance is an art form, it’s not just about what happens in the red light areas,... Read more
Pakistan calls on UN to stop injustices to suffering Kashmiris
he United Nations will be practicing “double standards” if the right of self determination to people living under occupation—Kashmiris and Palestinians continues to be condoned and if it fails to resolve long standing disputes, Pakistani Ambassador Maleeha Lodhi has told the General Assembly. Speaking in a High Level Thematic... Read more