NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Pak behaviour towards Taliban unchanged despite Trump statement: US general
The top US general in Afghanistan said on Tuesday that he had not seen a change in Pakistan’s support...
Worst ever mass shooting in American history: 50+ casualties in Orlando
In what police are calling the worst ever shooting in American history, a gunman mowed 50 people and injured at least 53 when he opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Authorities say Omar Mateen stormed the downtown Pulse nightclub around 2 a.m. earlier today before opening... Read more
50 dead at Florida gay club in America’s worst ever mass shooting
Fifty people died and another 53 were injured early on Sunday when a heavily-armed gunman opened fire and seized hostages at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, police said, in the worst mass shooting in US history. Terrified survivors — who moments before were laughing and dancing with friends... Read more
Temblor jolts Chitral, Malakand division
A moderate 5-magnitude earthquake struck Chitral and Malakand division late yesterday night. According to the seismological centre, the epicenter of the tremors was border area of Afghanistan and Tajikistan. Its depth was recorded at 85 kilometers. There were no reports of damage or casualties. Read more
Ghotki: Cop held for torturing elderly Hindu man
A police constable in Ghotki, who reportedly tortured an aged Hindu man for selling edibles before Iftar, was arrested by police following a social media campaign calling for justice for the old man. According to police, a cop named Ali Hassan – posted in Ghotki district’s Hayat Pitafi town... Read more
Vani: 5 Jirga members arrested
 Oghi police have registered a criminal case against at least 15 jirga members, including a prayer leader, for giving a minor girl as vani to strike a compromise between the rival families in a remote village of Oghi tehsil earlier yesterday. “We have arrested five of the jirga members while... Read more
Marvi Sirmed requests police to book JUI-F senator
Leading rights campaigner Marvi Sirmed filed an application against Senator Hafiz Hamdullah earlier yesterday  hours after he allegedly threatened her and attempted to thrash her during a television show. In her application Sirmed asked the police to book the JUI-F senator for intimidating her and subjecting her to verbal abuse.... Read more
Sindh govt praises itself over much-touted tax collection on back of indirect taxes
In a self-congratulatory budget speech earlier yesterday, Sindh Finance Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah set the target for provincial tax collection at Rs154 billion for 2016-17, up 24% from the budget estimate of the current fiscal year. Heaping praise on the three major provincial tax-collecting agencies for their “exceptional”... Read more
Upcoming young Singer Christina Grimmie dies after shooting at Orlando concert
Singer Christina Grimmie, who starred in NBC’s “The Voice,” died Friday after being shot at a concert in Orlando, Florida by an unidentified gunman, who then killed himself, police said. “With deep regret, we have confirmed Christina Grimmie, @TheRealGrimmie, has died from her injuries,” the Orlando Police Department said... Read more