11 injured as terrorists attack Peshawar Agriculture Training Institute
At least 11 people were injured in a militant attack at the student hostel of the Directorate of Agriculture,...
Rap mogul Russell Simmons steps down after sex accusations
Russell Simmons — who helped bring hip-hop into the mainstream with Def Jam Recordings — said Thursday he was...
Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Over 56 mn CNICs verified during ongoing drive
National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has verified over 56 million Computerized National Identity Cards (CNICs) during ongoing re-verification drive. During the campaign initiated two months back, the Authority has achieved re-verification of 60 per cent CNICs. Minister for Interior, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan had expressed satisfaction that 334... Read more
Islamabad sessions court grants bail to Axact CEO
A sessions court in Islamabad granted bail to Shoaib Shaikh, a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IT company Axact in the fake degrees case. According to our correspondent, additional and sessions judge Pervaiz Qadir also approved bail of Axact’s Manager Operations Waqas Atiq. The judge approved the bail plea against... Read more
Selena Gomez to take career break after panic attacks
Pop singer Selena Gomez said on Tuesday she was taking time out to deal with panic attacks and depression thought to be a side effect of her lupus disease. Gomez, 24, issued the statement in the midst of her Revival world tour, and about a year after revealing that... Read more
Petroleum prices to remain unchanged: Dar
Petroleum prices for the month of September 2015 remain unchanged. Federal Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar while addressing a press conference, claimed that government bore Rs 10 billion loss for not increasing petroleum prices. He informed that the cabinet meeting, held earlier in the day, approved recommendations mooted by the... Read more
Nazi beach resort ruin transforms into luxury playground
One of the biggest relics left behind by the Nazis is undergoing a radical transformation on a German island, harnessing a property boom to become a luxury tourist destination. Developers are now bringing to life the hulking grey ruin at Prora where Adolf Hitler failed to realise his dream... Read more
Kerry, Pentagon on same page tackling Haqqani Network: Kirby
The US Department of State spokesperson John Kirby rejected rumors that there was a conflict in the statements of John Kerry and the Pentagon on Haqqani network. During media briefing Kirby replying to an answer said “there is no dissonance between the two government departments on the issue of terror,... Read more
Seven killed as Karachi-bound bus collides with truck in Gwadar highway
Seven people were killed at Gwadar coastal highway  on Wednesday morning. According to details, a Karachi-bound bus rammed into a truck resulting at least seven people were killed and 23 others were wounded. Rescue 1122 teams arrived at the scene and shifted the people wounded in the accident to a... Read more
Hales leads record breaking England to Pakistan series win
Alex Hales’s stunning century provided the platform for England to post the highest ever one-day international total of 444 for three as they beat Pakistan by 169 runs at Trent Bridge on Tuesday. Victory in this day/night clash gave England an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five-match series after... Read more
COAS, PM to attend CPEC seminar in Gilgit today
A seminar jointly organized by Gilgit-Baltistan government and Karakoram International University on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor is being held in Gilgit today (Wednesday). Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, Chinese Ambassador, political and military leadership are likely to attend the event. China has announced to help... Read more
Singer Chris Brown arrested after standoff at L.A. home
Pop star Chris Brown was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday after a daylong standoff and search at his Los Angeles home that began when a woman called 911 in the predawn hours, police said. Brown, 27, denied any wrongdoing in posts on Instagram... Read more
Key IS leader killed in apparent US strike in Syria
Islamic State said on Tuesday one of its most prominent and longest-serving leaders was killed in what appeared to be an American air strike in Syria, depriving the militant group of the man in charge of directing attacks overseas. A U.S. defense official told Reuters the United States targeted... Read more
Overseas Pakistanis to cast votes through internet
Overseas Pakistanis will be able to cast their votes to their favorite candidates through internet, sub-committee of Electoral Reforms Committee said Tuesday. Convener of the Committee, Minister for Law and Justice Zahid Hamid told media that voting of overseas Pakistanis is possible through internet. He said the National Database... Read more
‘Willy Wonka’ star Gene Wilder dead at 83
Gene Wilder, whose wild curls and startling blue eyes brought a frantic air to roles in the movies “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” “Young Frankenstein” and “Blazing Saddles,” died on Monday at the age of 83, his family said. Wilder, whose best work included collaborations with director-writer Mel... Read more
Shanghai Electric announces to purchase K-Electric power company
The Shanghai Electric Power Company has announced its intention to purchase a stake in the K-Electric power company. According to a letter sent by the Shanghai Electric to the Pakistan Stock Exchange(PSX), it will acquire 66.40% percent stake in the firm and will directly or indirectly purchase 18.3 billion... Read more