Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
COAS Gen Raheel discusses defense cooperation with Chinese counterpart
COAS arrived in Beijing on 2 days official visit where he will meet senior the nation’s senor political & military leadership. Gen Raheel congratulated the Chinese Army Chief on assumption of Command of newly established Army HQ. Measures to further improve military to military coop, exponentially enhanced training exchanges, def tech... Read more
LIVE: PM Nawaz submits tax details in Parliament today
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif made his first appearance in parliament earlier today (Monday) since the Panama Papers revelations about his family’s offshore holdings caused a major political upheaval in the country. Leaked documents from the Mossack Fonseca law firm in Panama last month showed premier’s sons, Hassan and Hussain, and... Read more
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari concerned over volatile situation in Mandi Bahauddin
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party has expressed his concern over the volatile situation in Mandi Bahauddin where, according to reports, non-state actors together with extremist groups were inciting violence against Christian community and threatening them to convert or leave. In a press statement issued here, the PPP Chairman... Read more
Kidnapped Pakistani officials freed after govt takes own captives
Seven Pakistani government workers kidnapped near the Afghan border were freed earlier today, an official said, after government representatives detained local villagers under a colonial-era law of “collective responsibility”. The officials, abducted in Pakistan´s South Waziristan tribal region in March and later taken to Afghanistan, were handed over to... Read more
Sexual harassment not easy to accept for KU
At best, the University of Karachi (KU) is ill-equipped to deal with cases of sexual harassment; at worst, one of the country’s largest varsities is sweeping under the carpet, a growing endemic on campus grounds. An assistant professor at the University of Karachi (KU), however, has refused to stay... Read more
Indian website faces backlash in own country  after disrespecting the Pakistani flag
The article read: “We’re not saying that we’re better than Pakistan but we’ll let the results of different wars between the two countries decide that. We can also use the head-to-head stats in Cricket World Cups but we’re better than that. Flag Toh Design Ho Nahi Paata, Kashmir Lene Chale... Read more
Nayyar Bukhari, son granted bail over thrashing cop case
The court of Additional Sessions Judge Islamabad has officially granted bail to former chairman Senate Nayyar Hussain Bukhari and his son in pushing and slapping a policeman. Nayyar Hussain Bukhari and his son Syed Ijrar Hussain Bukhari appeared in the court of Additional Sessions Judge Islamabad, Raja Asif Mehmood ... Read more
AML’s Sheikh Rasheed asks PM Sharif to step down for ‘sake of democracy
The Chief of Awami Muslim League, Sheikh Rasheed has requested Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down if he wanted to safeguard  democracy. Speaking to media persons in Islamabad earlier today, Sheikh Rasheed said, “I have conveyed my message to Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Punjab Chief Minister... Read more
US woman rushed to hospital with small shark stuck to her arm
A woman in the US state of Florida was rushed to a hospital earlier yesterday after being bitten by a shark — with the big fish still clutching on to her right arm, local media reported. The small nurse shark, which was about two feet (61 centimeters) long, was killed by... Read more
Iran cracks down on Instagram modelling, 8 girls arrested
Iran has arrested eight people for working in “un-Islamic” online modelling networks, specially Instagram, the head of Tehran’s cybercrimes court said on state television. The arrests were made under a two-year-old sting operation named “Spider II”, targeting among others models who post photos online without the hijab covering the hair... Read more
Islamabad: Margalla Festival to commence from the 28th
The Capital Development Authority’s (CDA) annual Margalla Festival will commence from May 28 inwards and will continue for three months. According to a CDA spokesperson, various athletic and cultural programmes will be organised all over the city to provide residents of the federal capital with recreational facilities. He said sports tournaments,... Read more
PTI’s Imran to clarify his position over offshore company in NA
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan has stated that he would give an explanation over his offshore company allegations in the National Assembly prior to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Speaking to media in Bani Gala upon his return from London, Imran Khan said, “If I am given a chance, I... Read more
Pakistan fears repeat of 1990s US policy of abandonment
Pakistan is trying to figure out whether a recent move by US lawmakers to stop the American administration from funding the sale of eight F-16 jets is a ‘temporary hiccup’ in their roller coaster relationship or whether Washington will abandon Islamabad as it had done in the late 1980s. Government and... Read more
Shahbaz Sharif and  Taseer family  visit Gilanis
Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif visited earlier yesterday the residence of former premier Yousuf Raza Gilani in Lahore and congratulated him on the safe return of his son Ali Haider. Shahbaz Sharif said the safe return of Ali Haider after three years had brought happiness for the Gilani family. He said Haider’s return... Read more