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...
PM Nawaz all set to be discharged from hospital today
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will most likely be discharged from the hospital later today, hospital sources in London revealed earlier today. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s son Hussain Nawaz told media that Irfan Siddiqui and CM Punjab Shahbaz Sharif met the premier today. “Irfan Siddiqui and Shahbaz Sharif met with Nawaz... Read more
Govt should not force opposition to take to the streets insists PPP’s Shah
Leader of the Opposition, Syed Khursheed Shah warned the government earlier today to refrain from pushing the ”united” oppositions to the streets in protest. In a series of statements, Shah criticised the government and said that it needed to take a step backward. “The government should take one step... Read more
Arab businessman buys ‘world’s most expensive number plate’ for $5m
An Arab Shaikh bought the world’s most expensive number plate reading ‘1’ for $5 million during a special auction of vehicle number plates in Sharjah, UAE Al Arabiya reported. At least 1,300 people participated in the auction during which 60 number plates with special numbers were put on sale for... Read more
Government sets Rs.35,557 as Zakat nisâb
The government has fixed Rs35,557 as nisâb of Zakat this year, as par a  notification issued by Administrator General Zakat. In Sharia (Islamic Law) nisâb is the minimum amount for a Muslim’s net worth to be obligated to give zakat. Several hadith have formulas for calculating nisâb, the most... Read more
China restricts Ramazan fasting in Muslim majority region
China has marked the start of Ramazan with its customary ban on civil servants, students and children in a mainly-Muslim region from fasting, government websites said as the holy month started earlier tday China’s ruling Communist party is officially atheist and for years has banned government employees and minors... Read more
Universities conspiciouly fail to take action against plagiarists
The Islamabad High Court (IHC)’s decision dismissing the Comsats Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Chief Executive Officer Haroon Rashid’s plea against the Higher Education Commission, has once again stirred up the debate as to who will punish those accused of plagiarism. Rashid had approached the court last year when... Read more
No loadshedding during Seher and Iftar claims Power Minister Khwaja Asif
The federal Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said there would be no loadshedding during Sehar and Iftar timings in Ramazan. While talking to Radio Pakistan, he said despite severe heat there is no unannounced loadshedding in the country. He said electricity short fall has been... Read more
We should get permission to work in Pakistan insists Bollywod superstar Anil Kapoor
Bollywood, Hollywood and now Lollywood? Super Star Anil Kapoor is all for working in Pakistan. The Slumdog Millionaire star mentioned the latter in an interview with Voice of America, where he expressed his gratitude to his Pakistan fans and professed his desire to visit them. “I get a lot of... Read more
Women protection bill: CII’s male mullahs callously ‘ignored’ opinion of its lone woman member
The Council for Islamic Ideology (CII) conspicuously ignored the recommendations of its lone woman member while drafting its own version of the women protection bill. The CII, the top constitutional body that advises parliament on whether or not a certain law is repugnant to Islam, recently rejected the Punjab... Read more
Small boy at Edhi Centre fails to recognise ‘father’
A man stated to be the father of the child reportedly found wandering at Do Darya near Seaview beach in Karachi visited the Edhi Centre earlier yesterday to take him along but the little boy did not recognise him. Chaudhry Iqbal and his son Ansar Chaudhry arrived at the... Read more
Doing politics on the issue of water is not suitable insists Sindh CM
 Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah lashed out at the MQM indirectly as he stated that politics should not be done on issues of water and electricity. In a series of statements, the Sindh CM said that first his government completed projects and then talked about it. “We do... Read more
Consular access to Kalbhushan wasn’t given since he is an Indian agent say Ch. Nisar
Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan spoke at length to media personnel and stated that consular access to Kalbhushan Yadav would not be granted to India since he was an Indian agent. Speaking to media personnel, Nisar stated that Kalbhushan have arrived in Pakistan for special objectives. Nisar... Read more
Punjab budget to be presented  to the assembly on June 13
 The Punjab budget will be formally presented on June 13, as the Governor has called for the budget session. The Punjab Assembly issued the notification of the meeting after the summary was approved. The budget will be presented by Punjab Finance Minister Ayesha Ghaus Pasha. According to sources, the... Read more
Price hike case: LHC issues notice to Punjab govt
The Lahore High Court issued a formal notice to the Punjab government during the proceedings of a case pertaining to the expected rise in prices of commodities during the month of Ramazan. According to details, the Lahore High Court issued a notice to the government for May 21 in... Read more