Yasir spins Pakistan to clinical win against Windies in first Test
Yasir Shah completed a six-wicket haul to spearhead the second innings rout of the West Indies as Pakistan achieved...
Thai man murders child, kills himself on Facebook Live
A man in Phuket filmed himself killing his child and then himself on Facebook Live, Thai police said Tuesday,...
Iran nuclear deal under review as uncertainty grows
Iran and major powers met Tuesday in Vienna to review adherence to their 2015 nuclear deal as uncertainty grows...
AJK: Bilawal arrives in Mirpur to address PPP supporters
PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari’s convoy was enroute to Mirpur, Azad Kashmir from Islamabad’s F-8 area, as he lambasted the government in a series of statements. According to details, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari placed the blame squarely on the federal government and said that the budget of the ‘seat of Lahore’ was more... Read more
Pakistan can target New Delhi in five minutes insists Abdul Qadeer Khan
The top architect of Pakistan’s nuclear programme Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan has claimed that “Pakistan has the ability to ‘target’ the Indian capital New Delhi in a mere five minutes.” “Pakistan has the ability to target New Delhi from Kahuta near Rawalpindi in five minutes,” AQ Khan said. Addressing an event organised in... Read more
Former PTI’s DJ Butt to jazz up PPP rally in Azad Kashmir today
It seems PTIs famous DJ Butt has jumped ship and is at  Pakistan People’s Party rally where its co-chairman Bilawal Bhutto is expected to address a sea of people, as par media reports. Once the life of every PTI rally, DJ Butt broke away from the PTI in July 2015... Read more
Historical first: Buddha day being celebrated across Pakistan
Buddha day is being observed for the first time ever officially across Pakistan today to pay homage to the contribution of Buddha (Siddhartha Gautama) as the founder of Buddhism in South Asia. According to Radio Pakistan it is said that the day was commemorated for the first time at... Read more
Workers’ arrests: MQM announces 6-day sit-in protest
The Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) has announced a six-day sit-in protest demonstrations throughout Sindh against what the party called arbitrarily arrests of workers, especially the  former Sector In-charge Hyderabad Zone Nadeem Qazi and others. In a statement, the Coordination Committee said that Nadeem Qazi and others had been arrested and... Read more
Ramazan package: Up to 10-25% reduction in fares announced by Pakistan Railways
 Pakistan Railways has announced a special package for the Holy Month of Ramazan by reducing fares upto 10 25 % to facilitate  passengers. The special package will be applicable from the start of the holy month of Ramazan till 20th of Ramazan, a senior official in the Ministry of Railways told... Read more
PTI’s Imran Khan accuses Sharif of running a ‘kingdom’
The Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif will set a unique precedent on Monday (today) when he gives his formal approval to the federal budget via video link from London where he is currently being prepped for open heart surgery, something his biggest critic, Imran Khan, insists is a decision that... Read more
Karachi: 8-year-old girl dies in mysterious fall
The death of an eight-year-old girl is shrouded in mystery as the case is as yet unsolved. K* died on Saturday after reportedly falling from the rooftop of a ground-plus-one-storey residential house in Gul Goth, Sohrab Goth, within the limits of SITE Super Highway police station.  The girl’s family, which... Read more
Djokovic poised to become 1st man to hit $100 million in prize money
World number one Novak Djokovic is poised to become the first ever man to win $100 million in prize money earlier today when he targets a place in the French Open quarter-finals for the 10th time. Djokovic, chasing a first Roland Garros title to complete a career Grand Slam,... Read more
Pakistan, Afghanistan discuss reconciliation process post drone strike
 Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz met Afghanistan’s ambassador and stated that “both countries should not let their lands be used against each other.” According to the Foreign Office, Sartaj Aziz also discussed the process of reconciliation between Afghanistan and Pakistan. Aziz also exchanged views with the... Read more
Budget to get ‘e-nod’ from PM today
With back to back meetings of both the National Economic Council (NEC) and the federal cabinet — to approve a development plan of over Rs1.675 trillion and a federal budget for 2016-17 worth Rs4.4tr — scheduled to be held on the same day, (today) Monday is going to be... Read more
OIK: Detention of Hurriyet Leader Yasin Malik denounced by JKLF
The Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has denounced heavily the continued illegal detention of party Chairman Mohammad Yasin Malik and demanded his immediate release. The JKLF spokesman in a statement issued in Held Srinagar said that Muhammad Yasin Malik had been languishing in police custody for last four... Read more
Pakistani politicians own property worth Rs700 billion in UAE: Imran Khan
Islamabad: If the country’s political system is damaged or democracy is derailed because of the current crisis, only Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will be responsible, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan said on Sunday. He was addressing the National Press Club’s governing body at his Bani Gala residence in the... Read more
Govt mulls plans to increase tax on share-trading for non-filers
The tax burden of non-filers of income tax returns is likely to go up by almost half on gains they make by trading shares at the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE), as the government is likely to introduce a new income tax regime for them in the new budget. The... Read more