Fashion Pakistan Week: Last day highlights
The four day Pakistan Fashion Week concluded in Karachi on Thursday. The last day showcased collections from Tena Durrani, Nauman...
North Korea fires missile over Japan, lands far out in the Pacific
North Korea fired a missile on Friday that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean,...
Several hurt in ‘terrorist’ incident on London underground train
Several people were injured at a London underground station on Friday after witnesses reported a blast on a packed...
Military, Civilian leadership agrees major changes to ensure NAP’s implementation
A crucial meetings between top civilian and military brass ended with the announcement of 29 new civil-military wings ensuring full implementation of the National Action Plan in the country. The meeting led by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif opened deliberations on injecting a refresh momentum into NAP. Director General Inter Services... Read more
ECP summons Achakzai over agencies remarks
The Election Commission of Pakistan has summoned Pakhtoonkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) leader Mehmood Khan Achakzai on September 1st over controversial remarks about intelligence agencies in the national assembly  after Quetta hospital attack. In the notification issued here on Monday, the election commission summoned Achakzai for the hearing a petition against him on... Read more
Sindh Police raising new unit in Counter Terrorism Department: IGP
The Sindh Police is raising a new unit of 1500 personnel in the Counter Terrorism Department that was set up after the initiation of the National Action Plan (NAP). This was informed by the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh A.D. Khawaja in an interview with the APP here.... Read more
Kashmir hit by deadly unrest on India Independence Day
A police paramilitary commander was shot dead in Kashmir’s main city while at least two suspected separatist militants were killed in gun-battles Monday as violence flared in the disputed Himalayan region on Indian Independence Day. The unnamed commander was critically injured in an ambush and died in hospital, a... Read more
Tesla removes ‘autopilot’ from China website after Beijing crash
Tesla removed the word “autopilot” and a Chinese term for “self-driving” from its China website after a driver in Beijing who crashed in “autopilot” mode complained that the car maker overplayed the function’s capability and misled buyers. The Tesla driver crashed earlier this month while on a Beijing commuter... Read more
Axact CEO Shoaib Shaikh get bail from SHC
Sindh: Sindh Hight Court granted bail to Axact Chief Executive Officer Shoaib Shaikh who was undergoing trial on charges of fraud, extortion and money laundering. Justice Iqbal Kalhoro approved the bail to Shaikh and 14 other co-accused nominated plea against a surety bond of Rs500,000 each after hearing arguments from both parties.... Read more
Cybercrime Bill: Man arrested for blackmailing women
Peshawar: An accused man has been arrested over ‘blackmailing’ women on social media platform by uploading their videos. According to local news channel ‘ARY News’, Mehran, resident of Sufaid Dheri area in Peshawar has been arrested after being held  accountable for uploading private and personal videos of women on Facebook through his... Read more
Islamic State faces uphill ‘branding war’ in Afghanistan, Pakistan
The US drone strike that killed Islamic State’s commander for Afghanistan and Pakistan was the latest blow to the Middle East-led movement’s ambitions to expand into a region where the long-established Taliban remain the dominant Islamist force. Islamic State has enticed hundreds, perhaps thousands, of jihadist fighters in Afghanistan... Read more
Pakistan rock climbers scale new heights
A dozen young men and women stand before a rock face on the outskirts of Islamabad, challenging and cheering each other on as they take turns scrambling up the limestone in front of curious onlookers. The country has long been a magnet for mountaineers, drawn by the grandeur of... Read more
New York police seeking killer of imam, assistant
A New York neighbourhood teetered on edge Sunday as it struggled to pinpoint the motives behind a gunman’s fatal daytime attack on an imam and his assistant near their mosque. Imam Maulana Akonjee, 55, and his assistant, 64-year-old Thara Uddin, were shot at point-blank range just before 2 pm... Read more
Obama declares emergency for flooded Louisiana
US President Barack Obama issued Sunday a disaster declaration for flood-devastated Louisiana, where emergency workers have rescued more than 7,000 residents stranded in homes and cars, said the White House. The action makes emergency federal funding available to support rescue crews working non-stop as deadly flooding ravages the state,... Read more
Search at New York’s JFK airport finds no signs of gunfire
A preliminary investigation at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport found no evidence of gunfire inside one of its terminals on Sunday despite earlier reports of shots being heard, the airport’s operator said. No gun casings were found after a search of Terminal 8, where reports of gunshots... Read more
Pakistan Post Office issues Edhi Commemorative stamp
The Pakistan Post Office Department (PPOD) released a Rs20 commemorative postage stamp featuring philanthropist, Abdul Sattar Edhi. The PPOD has released the stamp on Independence Day and a ceremony was held at the Edhi Home in Mithadar. As per a communique issued by PPOD, a total of 0.2 million copies... Read more
PIA’s first Premier flight arrives London
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) first Premier flight arrived at Heathrow airport London today(Monday) Prime minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated PIA Premier flight on the occasion of Independence Day. On the occasion, the Prime Minister was briefed that planes for the Premier Service were acquired from Sri Lanka on wet lease.  The crew... Read more