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...
BBZ takes notice of killing of Hindu youth in Ghotki
Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has taken notice of the killing of a Hindu boy Satish Kumar in district Ghotki. BBZ  has asked Sindh government to take immediate action against the culprits and those instigating violence in the district and instructed Party MNA Ramesh Lal to visit... Read more
Massive IS bomb attack kills 44 in Syrian Kurdish city
A massive bomb blast claimed by the Islamic State group killed at least 44 people and wounded dozens on Wednesday in the Kurdish-majority Syrian city of Qamishli. It was the largest and deadliest attack to hit the city since the beginning of Syria’s conflict in March 2011. Syrian state... Read more
India claiming Kashmir its part violation of UNSC resolution: FO
Foreign Office Wednesday said that India calling Kashmir as its essential part is a violation of United Nations Security Council’s (UNSC) resolutions. Talking to state-run TV, FO spokesman Nafees Zakaria said Pakistan would always resist this notion at every legal and diplomatic forum. The spokesman said Pakistan’s main concern... Read more
Hollywood stars come out to sign anti-Trump petition
About a hundred Hollywood actors and music stars, from Lena Dunham to Moby, have signed a petition against what they say is the “hateful ideology” of Republican White House hopeful Donald Trump. “We are a coalition of artists who, today, are joining millions of Americans in our commitment to... Read more
Commodore Syed Asad Kazim elevated as Rear Admiral
Commodore Syed Asad Karim SI(M) has been promoted to the rank of Rear Admiral. Rear Admiral Syed Asad Karim was commissioned in Supply Branch of Pakistan Navy in 1984. He is a graduate of National Defence University, Islamabad and Royal Military College of Science UK. Karim holds Masters Degree in... Read more
Two children killed in Abbottabad roof collapse
Two children were killed  when a house roof collapsed in Abbottabad According to rescue sources, due to heavy rains the roof of the house, owned by Mohammad Yousuf of Mohmand Agency, came crashing down in which his two sons Sanaullah 12, and Imranullah 7, lost their lives. His wife Zulekha was... Read more
Twitter shares dive after update disappoints
Twitter’s shares fell hard on Tuesday after its quarterly update showed more losses for the struggling social media platform, which has seen sluggish growth in revenues and active users. Shares were down nearly 11 per cent at $16.45 in after-hours trade following the report, which showed Twitter’s loss narrowed... Read more
Rihanna, Metallica to headline anti-poverty concert
Pop superstar Rihanna and heavy metal greats Metallica and will headline the latest Global Citizen Festival, which will mobilise fans to fight the world’s most extreme poverty. The festival, to take place on September 24 in New York’s Central Park, “sells” tickets based on actions taken such as social... Read more
Malawi Police arrest man paid to have sex with 100 children
Malawi police have arrested an HIV-infected man who was paid to have sex with more than 100 adolescent girls as part of a traditional ritual marking their passage to womanhood, officials said Tuesday. Eric Aniva, from the southern district of Nsanje, was held after giving a media interview confessing... Read more
Apple talks services amid drop in iPhone sales, profit
With iPhone sales and profits sliding, Apple on Tuesday sought to highlight its growth in services as it seeks to reduce dependence on its main cash driver. In its quarterly update, Apple said profits slumped 27 percent from a year ago to $7.8 billion on a sharp drop in... Read more
England prepare for Stokes setback
England were waiting to discover on Tuesday if they would be without Ben Stokes for the third Test against Pakistan as coach Trevor Bayliss insisted they could cope with the absence of the key all-rounder. Stokes suffered a calf injury while bowling on Monday as England closed in on... Read more
Islamic State claimed double blasts kill at least 31 in Syria
Two bomb blasts claimed by Islamic State hit the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli near the Turkish border on Wednesday, killing at least 31 people and wounding 170 others, state television reported. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the blasts but gave a lower death toll of... Read more
10 suspects arrested in Karachi following army  officials’ killing
At least 10 suspects have been arrested in Karachi following an attack on a military vehicle in the city on Tuesday. According to law enforcement agencies (LEAs),  at least 10 suspects have been arrested from Lines Area of Karachi. he suspects, including an official and worker of a political party, have... Read more
Farooq Haider proposed as new Azad Kashmir PM
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday  nominated Raja Farooq Haider as the prime minister of Azad Kashmir. A meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif of the parliamentary committee of PML (N) Azad Kashmir was attended by the PML(N) central leadership and the newly elected parliamentarians of Azad Kashmir. The... Read more