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...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
Italy dump Spain out of Euro 2016
Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle scored the goals as Italy exacted revenge for their Euro 2012 final hammering by dumping Spain out of Euro 2016 with a deserved 2-0 last 16 win in Paris on Monday. Chiellini forced home the winner from close range after goalkeeper David de Gea... Read more
Pakistani roboteers hunt global football glory
The little striker wearing a crescent moon and star jersey lines up his penalty and kicks right, netting his goal as the keeper dives the wrong way and hits the ground yelping in pain. Both players are teammates practising to represent Pakistan in a major world football tournament. Unlike... Read more
Fakhr-e-Alam resigns as Chairman of Sindh Films Censor Board
Singer actor and host Fakhr-e-Alam stepped down as Chairman of Sindh Film Censor Board. Fakhir  forwarded his resignation to Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah for approval. Fakhir’s resignation comes a couple of days after the actor led a protest of leading TV and film artists in Karachi and... Read more
One fifth of British businesses may move operations abroad
One fifth of British business leaders are considering moving operations abroad after the country’s shock decision to leave the EU, according to a survey from a leading business lobby group. The Institute of Directors (IoD), which polled more than a thousand of its members between Friday and Sunday, added... Read more
SBP advises banks to ensure available ATM services during Eid holidays
The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has advises banks to ensure availability cash in ATMs and other alternate delivery services during Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. All branches of commercial banks will remain open on 2nd and 9th July, 2016 (Saturdays). Commercial banks shall strictly ensure availability of ATM services round the... Read more
Security establishment vital in framing foreign policy: Sartaj
Islamabad:  Prime Minsiter’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said the Government has chalked out a comprehensive policy against terrorism and foreign policy would be framed based on of our security needs like United States did. “The role of security establishment is vital in framing the foreign policy,” he... Read more
Rs90m allocated for renovation of religious places
Peshawar: At least Rs90 million has been allocated by the provincial government for the renovation of temples, churches and gurdwaras. This was stated in a handout issued on Sunday. The move aims to safeguard and protect the rights of minorities, promote religious harmony and raise living standards. “Stipends, textbooks and... Read more
SMS introduced to check CNIC, family tree
Islamabad: A Short Messaging Service (SMS) for family members verification has been introduced which allows registered Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC) holder to check who else is registered under same family tree. If there is any person who is not a family member and registered as a part of... Read more
Khuzdar bus accident claims 8 lives, leaves 24 injured
Khuzdar: An unfortunate bus accident in Khuzdar claimed the lives of eight people while twenty-four others were injured. According to details, the accident took place at the National Highway in Khuzdar, Balochistan. The bus, which was on its way from Quetta to Karachi, had an accident. Eight people were... Read more
Indian minister warns Pakistan after Kashmir attack
New Delhi: Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday reacted angrily to the killing of eight paramilitary personnel by gunmen in India-held Kashmir on Saturday. He blamed Pakistan for the attack in Pampore. “India will not hesitate to retaliate if disturbed,” Indian media quoted Mr Singh as saying. “We... Read more
India joins elite missile tech group controlling global sale
New Delhi: India has joined an exclusive club of countries controlling exports in missile technology, just a day after bemoaning its exclusion from another elite group that governs international nuclear fuel and technology. The Indian foreign secretary on Monday signed onto the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR), aimed at... Read more
Pak-Korea to promote partnership in technical vocational sector
Islamabad: Minister Counselor Kim Jim Wook, Embassy Republic of Korea here on Monday called on the Executive Director NAVTTC, Zulfiqar Ahmad Cheema to promote linkages and partnership in technical and vocational sector between Pakistan and Korea. The Executive Director National Vocational & Technical Training Commission (NAVTTC) briefed the Minister... Read more
Senate body to discuss incidents of women burning alive on Tuesday
Islamabad: Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights will discuss the incidents of women burning alive in the country on June 28 (Tuesday). Chairperson Senate Functional Committee on Human Rights Senator Nasreen Jalil will preside over the meeting of the committee scheduled to be held in Parliament House a notice... Read more