Political risk on Wall Street? Buy the dip!
An abrupt stock selloff on Friday — sparked by a report that magnified concerns about President Donald Trump’s potential...
Flynn pleads guilty on Russia; reportedly ready to testify on Trump
Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the FBI about contacts with...
FO condemns ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia
The Foreign Office condemned ballistic missile attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels on Saudi Arabia. In a statement issued on...
Rehman Malik visits Bilawal Bhutto , clarifies media reports on Panama Leaks
Senator Rehman Malik head of PPP Overseas Organization visited Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party at Bilawal House earlier today. Senator Malik arrived from London today and held a one-hour long meeting with the Chairman apprising him about Party overseas organization. He also briefed about the baseless and concocted... Read more
Bilawal asks Punjab to stop spending public resources to wasteful projects
 Bilawal Bhutto Zardari Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party has urged the Punjab government led by the Sharif brothers to stop strangulating the poor people of Punjab economically and diverting public resources on wasteful projects  like Rs162 billion Orange Line and other wasteful projects. “It is shameful that Punjab government has pushed the peasantry... Read more
KPK: 11-year-old boy sodomized in Paharipura
A boy was sodomized within the jurisdiction of Paharipura police station in Peshawar city of KPK province  earlier yesterday. Faqirabad ASP Wasim Riaz said the sexual assualt survivor was 11-year-old and was a resident of Yousafabad. He added the father of the victim approached the police and registered an FIR against the incident. The... Read more
PHC asks K-P, federal govts for sensitive records of APS massacre
The Peshawar High Court Chief Justice Mazhar Alam Miankhel asked the governments’ representatives to inform the court about any sensitive records about the Army Public School massacre it might possess. He said the records could be examined by the bench inside the chamber if they are unwilling to disclose... Read more
RAW agent Kalbhushan being investigated: Foreign Ministry spokesperson
 In a statement issued by the Foreign Affairs spokesperson it was revealed that the government was questioning  alleged RAW agent Kalbhushan Yadav. The Foreign Ministry spokesperson further said that the impression that India’s face was not exposed to the world on the matter of Kalbhushan’s arrest was false. He further... Read more
Shah Rukh Khan hosts  dinner for Apple CEO
After welcoming the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to India earlier last month, the King Khan of Bollywood has now hosted a star-studded dinner in honour of Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook. Bollywood A-listers including Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Farah Khan, AR Rahman and Sania... Read more
NA unanimously adopts 22nd Constitutional Amendment bill
The National Assembly earlier today unanimously adopted the 22nd Constitutional Amendment bill, enabling the retired civil servants and technocrats to be part of election commission. The bill was present in the lower house by Federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid. Non of the lawmakers voted against the bill. According to... Read more
White House exhorts Congress to review restrictions on Pakistan aid
The White House has told the US Congress that its effort to restrict US military assistance to Pakistan would hurt bilateral ties between the two nations. In a policy statement sent to Congress on Tuesday afternoon, the White House said that it appreciated the lawmakers’ concerns about the Haqqani network,... Read more
TDAP scandal: Court accepts Yousaf Raza Gillani’s bail plea
Earlier today, the federal Anti-Corruption Court granted former Prime Minister and PPP leader Yousaf Raza Gillani interim bail in five cases pertaining to the Trade Development Authority Of Pakistan (TDAP) scandal. According to details, Gillani appeared before the court today morning amid cheers and slogans from PPP loyalists, who had gathered at the... Read more
PTI searches soul on partnering with PPP in anti corruption drive
As the Pakistan Peoples Party leads the opposition’s combined charge against corruption in the PML-N led govt, the rank and file of the second largest opposition party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) is doing some soul-searching on taking a back seat. On Monday, after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif concluded his 30... Read more
Pakistani double murder suspect extradited to UK
 Pakistan has extradited a man charged by the British police with a double murder in a rare handover between the two countries, officials said earlier today. “A man who was wanted by police for questioning about a double murder in Bradford is tonight in custody after being extradited from... Read more
Salman Khan may actually be getting married… For real
After about six years of being rumored to be in a relationship, the Bajrangi Bhaijaan mega star Salman Khan and his Romanian significant other Iulia Vantur have once again captured the public eye and this time for a bigger news! Buzz has it that the love birds have finally... Read more
Panama Papers: Govt withdraws resolution to increase members of parliamentary committee
Following a strong protest from the combined opposition, the government has withdrawn a resolution to increase the number of parliamentary committee members from 12 to 16, announced to finalise the terms of reference (ToRs) for the judicial commission to probe the allegations of offshore companies, money laundering, loan waivers... Read more
Pakistani American community hail formation of parliamentary committee over Panama Issue
Members of the Pakistani American Community appreciated Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s address in parliament to respond to concerns over Panama Papers and formation of a parliamentary committee to probe the controversial issue. Perturbed over the state of affairs in their motherland, many prominent members of the Pakistani American... Read more