ADB appoints first woman country director Xiaohong Yang to Pakistan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed China’s Xiaohong Yang as new Country Director for Pakistan. According to ADB...
Musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world
Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an...
Ghulam Mustafa Khar joins PTI
Ghulam Mustafa Khar has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday. Khar made the announcement after meeting Imran Khan at...
England beat Pakistan by 141 runs, lead series 2-1
Moeen Ali starred with both bat and ball as England beat Pakistan by 141 runs to win the third Test at Edgbaston on Sunday. Victory left England, 103 runs behind on first innings, 2-1 up in the four-match series ahead of next week’s finale at The Oval. Pakistan, set... Read more
Iranian nuclear scientist executed for spying for US
Iran has executed a nuclear scientist convicted of handing over “confidential and vital” information to the United States, a judicial spokesman said on Sunday. “Shahram Amiri was hanged for revealing the country’s top secrets to the enemy,” Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejeie was quoted as saying by the Mizan Online news... Read more
Malala meets Pakistan cricket team at 3rd Test
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai met Pakistan cricket team after day’s play of the 3rd test match  between Pakistan and England. Malala was formally received by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Shahryar Khan, Chairman of Warwickshire Norman Gascoigne and Pakistan High Commissioner to UK Syed Ibne Abbas. She gives a... Read more
Rio Olympics: Syrian refugee Yusra Mardini wins 100m butterfly heat
Yusra Mardini, the teenager who braved a Mediterranean crossing in a leaky dinghy fleeing war-torn Syria, won her 100m butterfly heat in Rio Saturday to launch an “amazing” Olympic experience. “Everything was amazing. It was the only thing I ever wanted was to compete in the Olympics,” said the... Read more
BBZ wishes ‘good luck’ to the protestors of “Tehreek-e-Ehtesab”
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari wished good luck to . ‘Tehreek-e-Ehtesab, the movement launched by the PTI is aimed at forcing Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family to face accountability following revelations of their names in Panama Papers. Bilawal said in a message on his Twitter... Read more
PTI kicks off  accountability movement in Peshawar
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI)  to kick off “Accountability Movement”  from Peshawar on Sunday. The PTI chief addressed the rally participants before commencing the anti-corruption campaign, which is currently heading towards Attock. He said that the institutions of the country were destroyed due to corruption. “National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is providing... Read more
Local resident handover three child abductors to police in Lahore
Local residence handover three abductors after they were caught taking two children. According to police sources, the incident took Harbanspura Canal Bank Society when area residents attacked them. Police reached the area and took the kidnappers into their custody. However, furious residents also attacked the police vehicle and hurled... Read more
FC arrest 40 suspects in Quetta
At least 40 suspects were arrested during search operations in Balochistan’s capital Quetta. Frontier Constabulary (FC) spokesman while talking to media said that FC and Police carried out raids at Saryab and Kalli Ismail areas of Quetta in which 40 suspected persons were taken into custody. Home Minister of... Read more
Key changes being made in sales tax system: Chairman FRB
Chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Nisar Muhammad has divulged that key changes were being made in the system of sales tax. He said that sales tax electronic system was being made effective and scrutiny of invoice would be carried out through electronic system and as a result of this... Read more
US spy Matthew Craig arrested in Islamabad
A US spy was arrested by security agencies who was deported from the country in 2011 on charges of espionage. Matthew Craig Barrett entered Pakistan from Islamabad airport through a landing card that carried his wrong credentials, according to officials of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA). Barrett was arrested from Islamabad’s Sector G-8 and... Read more
Woman burnt alive in Lahore
A 22-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly by her brother in-law in the Shad Bagh, Lahore. According to Police, the victim, Sidra of  Shakargarh, Narowal  district, was married to her cousin Waqas Ali of Shad Bagh, about two years ago. On the day of the incident, the victim and... Read more
Crashed Pak helicopter transported to Kabul
Afghan authorities transported the chopper, which had crash landed in Logar, to Kabul on Friday as efforts for the recovery of the crew continued.  Sources said that the chopper was expected to be handed over to Pakistan through the Torkham border crossing sometime today (Sunday), reported Geo News. The Punjab government’s helicopter,... Read more
No COAS relative among Pakistani hostages in Afghanistan
Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Gen. Asim Bajwa declined rumours about one crew member being close relative of chief of Army staff in the Punjab Government helicopter that crash landed in Lugar province of Afghanistan on Friday. In a Twitter message DG ISPR said “None of hostage is related to Chief... Read more
Iftikhar Chaudhry to file reference against PM
Former chief justice Iftikhar Chaudhry has announced to file reference against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. While referring towards Article 260 of the Constitution, he said Nawaz Sharif was disqualified to remain prime minister for he was no longer ‘Sadiq’ and ‘Ameen’. “The prime minister did not state that how did he... Read more