Pak Army issues formal statement on Parachinar aftermath
Army is closely following the sectarian and ethnic colour being deliberately given to recent spate of incidents in the...
Ravi Shastri to apply for India coach job
Former captain Ravi Shastri will apply to become India´s head coach after the national cricket board extended the application...
Demonetisation 2.0: Indian businesses brace for biggest-ever tax reform
Businessman Pankaj Jain is so worried about the impending launch of a new sales tax in India that he...
Snooker: Pakistani players want to win laurels at Asian, 6-Red tournament
Four UAE bound Pakistani cueists have expressed their desire to win laurels at the fourth Asian team event and fifth 6-Reds snooker championships being held in Abu Dhabi in May 18 to 26. “We’ve undergone strenuous one week training in the city that will immensely benefit us to win at... Read more
Joint opposition ends NA, Senate boycott: Rejoins session
The joint opposition has formally announced the end of the boycott of both the National Assembly and Senate. Speaking to media after the meeting of the joint opposition here Tuesday, Khursheed Shah said, “Parliament is our forum. How can we run away from it.” He also announced that the joint... Read more
‘I was badly tortured during captivity’, says Shahbaz Taseer
Shahbaz Taseer, the son of murdered Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer, who was recovered in March after being held captive for over four years, said he was with Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) who tortured him viciously during his captivity. Talking to BBC Urdu, Shahbaz revealed that he was with IMU until the... Read more
18 suspects detained in Islamabad search operations
At least 18 suspected persons were held while law enforcing agencies have recovered weapons and drugs during various search operations in different areas of the Federal capital Islamabad. On a tip-off, police personnel accompanied by Rangers and intelligence agencies conducted search operations in Ghosia Town, Korang Nala and other adjourning areas... Read more
Lahore: ‘Couples not allowed’ at Sargodha university, but 3 is not a crowd
A university in Lahore has formally barred male and female students from sitting together as a ‘couple’, terming it against ‘cultural and religious’ norms. They are, however, allowed to sit in a group of three or more. A notice issued by the University of Sargodha, Lahore (UoSL) campus on May... Read more
Modal Sabeeka Imam rejects film offers for her TV debut
Model Sabeeka Imam has already made the transition from the catwalk to the big screen successfully, but she isn’t stopping there. Imam is set to star in two upcoming TV dramas. After the Pakistani-British model’s performance in Kangana Ranaut-starrer Queen and Yasir Jaswal’s Jalaibee, she is making her TV debut... Read more
Imran Farooq murder case: FIA deposits evidence against suspected killers
Evidence has been formally deposited against arrested suspect Mohsin Ali Syed and fugitive Kashif Kamran Khan in the Ex MQM leader Imran Farooq murder case. These evidences were made a part of the challan that was also produced in the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) by the FIA. According to details, initial... Read more
Panama Papers: MQM opts to refrain from joining joint opposition
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) has decided not support joint opposition over the issue of Panama Papers, sources said earlier today. According to sources privy to the development, MQM has reservations over offshore companies of the leaders of opposition parties, therefore, the party has decided not to support the joint opposition.... Read more
PM Nawaz paid Rs35.9 million in tax over a 23 year period
Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif has paid personal tax amounting to Rs35.9 million over a period of 23 years, starting from 1993-2016. The details were released by the National Assembly Secretariat today, following the premier’s submission of his personal and business tax details yesterday to the speaker of the house.... Read more
Pakistan perturbed over Indian move to violate UN resolutions on Kashmir
Pakistan has expressed grave concern to the United Nations Secretary General and the President of the UN Security Council with regard to the Indian government’s efforts to introduce a controversial “Geospatial Information Regulation Bill” in the Indian Parliament. In a letter, Pakistan called upon the UN to uphold the UNSC... Read more
D.I Khan: PM Nawaz performs groundbreaking of yet another Motorway
Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif earlier today performed the groundbreaking of Dera Ismail Khan-Hakla Motorway at Yarak, near Dera Ismail Khan. The total stretch of the motorway would be 285 kilometers that would be completed within two years with the cost of Rs.129.782 billion. The project is part of... Read more
Khan Wars: Has Fawad managed to replace Saif in Salman Khan’s next film?
It seems like our local  heartthrob, Fawad Khan, is giving Bollywood’s, Saif Ali Khan, tough competition. According to the latest buzz, Fawad has replaced Saif in Salman Khan’s upcoming production, Jugalbandi that is expected to go on floors by July this year. While this may be yet another jackpot in... Read more
Govt plans to impose 10% tax on milk
The government is set to drop a second “white bomb” on the nations’ children within a year, as it is planning to impose 10% sales tax on branded milk in addition to increasing the tax on other dairy products by up to 17%. The budget proposals, if carried  through, would... Read more
PM’s protocol officer booked for trespassing into lady’s home
Islamabad Police have booked an official of the Prime Minister’s Secretariat after he supposedly trespassed into the house of a woman he had befriended on social media. Naseem Khan, who the police said was a protocol officer for the prime minister, befriended a woman on Facebook and got her... Read more