16 killed, 19 injured in Lahore’s Ferozepur road blast
At least 16 people were killed and 19 injured in an explosion at the Kot Lakhpat vegetable market near...
Teenage maid recovered from house of anchorperson Gharida Farooqi
Police have recovered a teenage maid from the residence of anchorperson Gharidah Farooqui. Teenage maid’s parents lodged an application...
China warns India not to harbour illusions in border stand-off
China’s defense ministry on Monday warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military’s ability to defend...
Edhi undergoes successful surgery at SIUT
Karachi: Social activist and philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi underwent on Tuesday a successful surgery at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT), Karachi. A member of staff at the Edhi Foundation, Humaira Faiz Muhammad, confirms he is well and that his health is in better condition. “I just met him... Read more
No truth to speculations of Bilawal being unhappy with Sindh govt: Nisar Khuhro
Karachi: Senior PPP member Nisar Khuhro said on Tuesday that reports of PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari being unhappy with Sindh government were not at all true. Speaking to media personnel, Nisar Khuhro said that when Bilawal Bhutto visited Amjad Sabri’s residence on Tuesday, he had provincial Home Minister Suhail... Read more
India’s first female Uber driver found dead in Bengaluru
Bengaluru: Veerath Bharati, who made headlines as one of India’s first female cab drivers, was found dead in her rented home in northern Bengaluru on Monday, reported The Hindustan Times. Bharati was found hanging from the ceiling in her house around 7pm by her landlord, Shankar Singh, Singh went... Read more
Police arrest alleged rapists of disabled boy in Gujranwala
Gujranwala: Police on Tuesday arrested two suspects who allegedly raped and murdered their disabled cousin. According to details, a twelve-year old disabled boy was allegedly raped by his cousins, who also killed him. The crime took place at the outskirts of Gujranwala. Police claimed that the body of the... Read more
Four Holidays announced for Eid-ul-Fitr
Islamabad, Karachi: Interior Ministry on Tuesday announced four holidays for Eid-ul-Fitr. According to a notification issued by the Ministry, Eid holidays will be observed from 5th to 8th of next month. Eid-ul-Fitr in Pakistan is likely to fall on July 6, the Director General of the Pakistan Meteorological Department... Read more
Court grants NAB custody of Mushtaq Raisani and Nadeem Iqbal, again
Quetta: The accountability court granted NAB a 14-day remand for former Finance Secretary Mushtaq Raisani for the fifth time and former Khaliqabad Municipal Committee’s accountant for the fourth time, on Tuesday. NAB presented Former Balochistan Finance Secretary Mushtaq Raisani and accountant Nadeem Iqbal at the accountability court on Tuesday.... Read more
Bakery owner shot to death in Karachi
Karachi: A bakery owner was gunned down in the city’s Sharifabad area on Tuesday morning. According to the Sharifabad police station, two armed suspects on a motorcycle arrived at a bakery in Federal B. Area block 1 Sharifabad at seven-thirty a.m. and shot to death a bakery owner. Police have... Read more
Qandeel Baloch seeks security
Islamabad: Facebook celebrity Qandeel Baloch has written to the interior minister, the director general of the Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) and the senior superintendent of Islamabad asking them to provide security to her and has requested action against those who made her identification documents public via social media, police... Read more
Feroze Khan and Sajal Aly set screen on fire in teaser of debut film
Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hay, starring Gul-e-Rana duo Ferzoze Khan and Sajal Aly has released its teaser, giving us a glimpse of the emotional roller coaster Anjum Shahzad’s movie will be. The film depicting how responsibilities can affect relationships, stars Feroze as a struggling filmmaker who wants to fulfill his father’s dream. PHOTO: TWITTER... Read more
SC to rule on military courts’ abuse claims
Islamabad: Supreme Court of Pakistan is expected to rule soon on whether secret military tribunals set up in early 2015 to try civilians accused of terrorism have violated the constitutional rights of 12 people convicted by these courts. The military tribunals were established after the massacre in December, 2014, by... Read more
Michelle Obama, daughters in Africa to push girls’ education
Kakata: First lady Michelle Obama visited a leadership camp for girls in Liberia to launch her latest Africa visit on Monday in a country still recovering from the recent Ebola epidemic that left thousands dead. “I am just so thrilled to be here with you,” the first lady told... Read more
Child abuse: Policeman arrested for allegedly molesting 15-year-old
Sukkur: Larkana police arrested on Monday Naudero police station assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Qurban Ali Gopang on charges of molesting 15-year-old Faheem Hussain Shah at gunpoint on June 22. According to the police reports, Shah’s elder brother, Syed Jafer Hussain Shah, owns a furniture shop opposite the Naudero police station. On... Read more
Qaim calls Sindh apex committee meeting to discuss law and order
Karachi: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah on Tuesday called for an apex committee meeting to discuss the deteriorating law and order situation of the city. The meeting is likely to discuss in-depth the murder of slain qawwal Amjad Sabri, the kidnapping of SHC Chief Justice’s son Owais... Read more
Rangers kill 2 alleged terrorists in Karachi
Karachi: Rangers killed two alleged militants near the Northern Bypass on Sunday night as police took into custody five suspects from various areas of the city. According to details, Rangers conducted a search operation at Khairabad near the Northern Bypass when the alleged militants opened fire on them. The slain... Read more