Dr. Asim Hussain leads prayer
Former petroleum minister and close aide of co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari Dr. Asim Hussain led...
Govt re-appoints Dr. Irshad as FBR chairman
The federal government has appointed Dr. Irshad as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue. According to sources sources, a...
Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
Microsoft buys professional network LinkedIn for a whopping $26 bn
Microsoft said earlier yesterday that it was buying the professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in cash, a move that helps refocus the US tech giant around cloud computing and services. With its biggest-ever acquisition and one of the largest in the tech sector, Microsoft takes a big step into... Read more
Epilepsy: Rap star Lil Wayne suffers 2 seizures
Rap star Lil Wayne suffered two minor seizures on earlier on Monday but is in stable condition, his spokesman said after media reports that the Grammy winner was forced to make an emergency landing in Omaha, Nebraska. The incident came three years after Lil Wayne spent several days at... Read more
SC reserves judgment on 4 death sentences awarded by military courts
The Supreme Court earlier yesterday reserved its judgment on four appeals against death sentences announced by military courts. The court reserved verdict after completion of arguments on appeals of Muhammad Ghouri, Tahir, Fazl Ghaffar and Alif Khan. The five-member larger bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice... Read more
CII: Council of Islamic Ideology declares honour killing as ‘unpardonable’ sin
The Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) earlier yesterday declared the honour killings as unpardonable sin and contrary to the teachings of Islam. Chief Research Officer CII, Dr Inamullah said in a statement that CII declared the murder of women or girls in the name of honour as ‘un-Islamic’ and... Read more
Pakistan looking to hire top Washington lobbyists amid increasingly strained US ties
Pakistan is moving to hire lobbying firms in Washington after nearly eight years, as it seeks to refurbish its image in the United States at a time of deteriorating relations between the allies, two government officials told Reuters earlier yesterday. Ties have been particularly strained following a US unmanned aircraft... Read more
COAS Gen Raheel  visits North, South Waziristan
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif earlier  on Tuesday visited North and South Waziristan and spent day with jawans and tribesmen of the area. According to ISPR, the COAS reviewed progress on the on-going operation Zarb e Azb and repatriation of Temporarily Displaced People (TDP), during his... Read more
Euro 2016: Russia handed suspended disqualification
The Russian national football team has been handed a suspended disqualification from Euro 2016 and a 150,000-euro ($168,300.00) fine after their fans were involved in violent clashes in Marseille, the governing body UEFA said on Tuesday. “Such suspension will be lifted if incidents of a similar nature (crowd disturbances)... Read more
Karachi: NAB initiates inquiry against KU’s current and ex Vice Chancellor
According to sources, NAB (National Accountability Bureau) has started investigating Karachi University’s current and former Vice Chancellor. As per details obtained from NAB sources, the bureau is currently carrying out an investigation against Karachi University’s Vice Chancellor Dr Qaisar and former Vice Chancellor Dr Pirzada Qasim. Furthermore, it was... Read more
People with roots in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia pose threat to US claims Donald Trump
The Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump on Monday said people with roots in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Somalia pose threats to the United States. Pointing to specific incidents such as the September 11, 2001, attacks, Trump said threats were posed by people with roots in Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Somalia.... Read more
Mansehra: Transgender people protest attack on community member
The transgender people earlier on Monday took to the streets in Mansehra against the attack on their community member and demanded the early arrest and punishment of the gunmen. The rally began from outside the Mansehra Press Club and ended outside the urban police station after passing through various... Read more
If parliamentary forum doesn’t work, we will go to the public insists Bilawal
The Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari instructed PPP representatives during a meeting to not allow the government to flee this time. According to details, the PPP chairman held a meeting with his party representatives and spoke to them about the issue of Panama leaks. Bilawal issued directions to... Read more
Quetta: 4 out of 5 liquidated terrorists identified
At least four out of the five slain terrorists from last night have been identified and all belong to a banned outfit. According to details, police had shot dead five militants near Quetta’s airport road. Four out of the give have been identified as Najeeb, Yousuf, Abdul Khaliq and... Read more
Panama leaks: ToR committee will be meeting later today
The parliamentary committee, which has been tasked to determined the terms of reference upon which the judicial commission will conduct an investigation into the Panama Papers’ disclosures, will meet on Tuesday (today) to in an attempt to remove the deadlock and reach a consensus. So far, seven sessions of talks... Read more
Army major loses life in Afghan cross-border firing
An army officer, who was injured by Afghan firing at the Torkham border earlier on Monday, succumbed to his injuries at the Combined Military Hospital in Peshawar on Tuesday. Security sources confirmed that Major Ali Jawad Changezi could not recover from the injuries he sustained, adding that his funeral... Read more