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...
US nuclear force still continues using floppy disks
America’s nuclear force still uses floppy disks designed in the 1970s to coordinate some of its functions, according to a watchdog report released earlier yesterday. The report by the Government Accountability Office points to a number of worryingly outdated “legacy systems” still in use across the US government that... Read more
Its Official: Johnny Depp’s wife files for divorce
Johnny Depp’s wife has filed for divorce, citing irreconcilable differences after 15 months of marriage to the Hollywood star, celebrity news media reported earlier yesterday. Court records published by the TMZ website show that Amber Heard submitted the petition to a court in Los Angeles on Monday seeking spousal... Read more
COAS vows to eliminate all hostile elements from the whole country
The Chief of Army Staff  (COAS) General Raheel Sharif warned that hostile elements would be rooted out from the country with an iron hand. COAS while addressing a gathering at Headquarters Southern Command in Quetta  said “Together we will defeat any nefarious design of hurting Pakistan and root out hostile... Read more
6 Afghan ‘terrorists’ nabbed from Balochistan, insists home minister
Balochistan Home Minister Sarfraz Bugti officially announced the arrest of at least six Afghan terrorists from the province. “Security forces have nabbed six Afghan terrorists involved in explosions, killings and other acts of terrorism in the provincial capital,” he announced in a press briefing on Thursday. Bugti said India’s premier... Read more
Pyaray Afzal star Sana Javed gets big screen break in Lollywood
Pyaaray Afzal star Sana Javed will soon make her Lollywood debut in a romantic movie, with first-time director Aamir Mohiuddin at the helm. “It is a film based on music, in which we are exploring the contrast between classical qawwali and modern pop music. A love story will join... Read more
For  love of world records:  Indian man removes teeth and gets over 500 tattoos
 An elderly Indian man utterly obsessed with setting Guinness world records got 366 flags tattooed on his body and had all his teeth removed so he could put nearly 500 drinking straws and more than 50 burning candles in his mouth. Har Parkash Rishi, who claims to have set... Read more
Murder most foul: Leading crusader for transgender rights is no more
 Transgender rights activist Alesha’s death triggered an uproar in the city, especially among people of the transgender community and social activists. Now that she is no more, those who knew her had no other way to express their grief but to cry their hearts out. Alesha’s body lay on... Read more
Govt and opposition agree on 4-point preamble on Panama Leaks’ ToRs
The 12-member parliamentary committee comprising members of both the government as well as the opposition have agreed on a 4-point preamble to finalise terms of reference (TORs) for the judicial committee to probe Panama Papers. The parliamentary committee’s first meeting was held at the Parliament House Thursday which lasted three hours.... Read more
Not satisfied with pro-offered ministry, Hakeem Baloch sends resignation to PM
Minister of State for Communication Abdul Hakeem Baloch tendered his resignation earlier today. He sent the resignation to the Prime Minister house with an explanation that he had met the PM on 29 April and had expressed his concerns regarding the problems of his constituency and his authority as... Read more
World’s very first bendable smartphone to be available this year
Remember the time when #BendGate was the talk of the town?  Although it was inspired by bending issues associated with Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus, some really wished to have a phone that could bend. There’s good news for those who are tired of their rigid, block-shaped phone. A small Chinese... Read more
After Italy, Pakistan interested in talking with France for LNG supply
Pakistan and France are engaged in mutual negotiations for a government-to-government contract worth billions of dollars for the supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Islamabad, officials claim. The French government has designated state-run energy company GDF Suez, renamed as Engie, for signing a commercial contract with energy-starved Pakistan.... Read more
Thousands of devotees throng Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine for Urs celebration
Thousands of devotees arrived at the Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine earlier today to attend the three-day long Urs celebrations of the Sufi saint. The Urs was inaugurated by Sindh Governor Ishrat ul Ebad who visited the shrine and paid his respects to the saint. A tent city has been... Read more
Interior Ministry puts ex Finance advisor Khalid Langove’s name in ECL
The Interior Ministry has formally added former Balochistan Finance Adviser Mir Khalid Langove’s name to the Exit Control List, according to informed sources. Langove’s name was added to the ECL on request by NAB Balochistan. Mir Khalid Langove had been arrested on Wednesday in Quetta after his bail request... Read more
Siraj-ul-Haq sustains injuries during train march
 Jamaat-e-Islami chief Siraj-ul-Haq hurt his leg as he tried to board an already moving train at the Kot Radha Kishan Railway Station. Jamaat-e-Islami’s ‘Corruption Free Pakistan Train March’ entered into its second phase as the march continued on its way to Rohri. According to details, the second phase of the march... Read more