Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
“Wiki Loves Earth” features Top 10 photos from Pakistan
Wikipedia, organised an annual global photography competition, and has shortlisted the ten best pictures from Pakistan for the competition ‘Wiki Loves Earth’. The ‘Wiki Loves Earth’ is an annual international photo contest of the natural monuments, where participants picture protected areas and upload their photos to Wikimedia Commons. The goal of... Read more
New Cricket coach Arthur Mickey vows to help Amir flourish on return to England
New Pakistan coach  Arthur Mickey has promised to do everything in his power to help Pakistan’s pace ace  Mohammad Amir realise his full potential after the bowler was granted a visa for the team’s upcoming tour of England. Amir will return to England six years after a spot-fixing scandal... Read more
Shaheen Airlines plane forced to make emergency landing at Karachi airport
A UK-bound Shaheen Airlines airplane had to make an emergency landing at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi. The Islamabad-Manchester flight NL901 carrying 150 passengers and crew first tried to land in Lahore, but due to bad weather, it was diverted to Karachi. According to sources, one of the plane’s tyres burst during... Read more
COAS exhorts US to hit Fazlullah in Afghanistan
General John Nicholson, the Commander of the “Resolute Support” Mission in Afghanistan and Ambassador Richard Olson, US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at GHQ in the garrison city of Rawalpindi. According to ISPR, regional security situation, with particular... Read more
GB: Gilgit-Baltistan court upholds life sentence for Baba Jan
A Gilgit-Baltistan Court has upheld the life sentence of Baba Jan a well known political activist from the Pakistan´s semi-autonomous north. Baba Jan, a left wing political activist from the Hunza Valley in Gilgit-Baltistan, was convicted by an anti-terrorism court for participating in political riots in 2011 and lost an... Read more
Ailing Abdus Sattar Edhi declines Zardari’s offer of treatment abroad
World renowned Karachi based Philanthropist and Edhi Foundation Chairman Abdus Sattar Edhi declined an offer by former president Asif Ali Zardari for treatment abroad in favour of treatment in Pakistan. PPP Senator Rehman Malik visited Edhi in hospital in Karachi earlier yesterday with Zardari’s proposal of treatment abroad. Edhi, however,... Read more
Obama approves more broader roles for US forces in Afghanistan
 President Barack Obama has formally allowed the US military greater leeway to accompany and enable Afghan forces battling a resilient Taliban insurgency, in a move to assist them more proactively on the battlefield, a US official told Reuters. The senior US defence official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said... Read more
Karachi: Makeshift roof collapses during Friday prayers mosque, 5 dead
At least five people were killed and 10 others injured when the makeshift roof of an under-construction mosque collapsed during Friday congregational prayers in Karachi. Several others, including children, are feared buried beneath the rubble at Masjid Usman Ghani in Block H of the North Nazimabad neighbourhood. The injured have... Read more
No LNG terminal is being constructed Bundel Island, Karachi, Senate informed
The  Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid earlier today said that no LNG (Liquified Natural Gas) terminal is being constructed in Bundel Island, Karachi as of now. Responding to a Calling Attention Notice, moved by Senators Sherry Rehman, Karim Ahmed Khawaja and Taj Haider, he said three LNG terminals... Read more
SC allows action against negotiators for setting up cinema at supposed Islamic centre
The apex Court earlier yesterday allowed the administrator of Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) to take punitive action, if it considers so, against those responsible for negotiating a contract for opening a cinema house inside the Islamic centre in Karachi called Al-Markaz-i-Islami. A three-judge Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice... Read more
Karachi: Zoo officials desperately trying to save last puma cub
 After the death of its two siblings in less than a fortnight, the last surviving puma cub has become a test case for the zoo staff in Karachi  that remained clueless earlier yesterday about how one of the cubs recently acquired tetanus and died. The first death of the puma... Read more
7 Indian embassy websites hacked by a supposed Pakistan supporting group
Seven Indian embassy websites have been hacked by a group who purportedly support Pakistan, as per Indian news reports The hackers, who call themselves ‘Intruder’ and ‘Romantic’, have posted messages saying, “Embassy of India in Dushanbe, Tajikistan Has Been OWNED, Hey Indian Government, Do not Mess With Us  Pakistan... Read more
Child help claims she was viciously beaten by ex-MNA’s wife
The Child Welfare and Protection Bureau (CWPB) said earlier yesterday they had taken into custody a little girl child who complained that her employer, the wife of a former MNA, regularly beat her over petty issues. A spokesperson for the bureau said that the girl was an orphan and had belonged... Read more
Panama leaks:Parliamentary committee to meet today for the 7th time
The parliamentary committee which will decide on the terms of reference (ToR) on which the Panama leaks investigation will be carried out, will hold their seventh meeting later today. The deadlock on deciding the terms of reference between both government and opposition members remains. During the last meeting, it was... Read more