State Bank of Pakistan maintains discount rate at 5.75%
The State Bank of Pakistan has maintained the discount rate at 5.75% . The State Bank of Pakistan Governor...
Thoughtful Neymar photo sparks renewed PSG fever
Neymar´s decision to post a photo of himself in thoughtful contemplation sparked a fresh wave of speculation that he...
IK submits detail of income earned by playing cricket abroad
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan has submitted to the Supreme Court details of his income earned playing around and...
MQM MPA Irum Azeem announces resignation after Altaf Hussain speech
Irum Azeem Farooque, member of Sindh Assembly belonging to Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), announced her resignation following Altaf Hussain’s speech that led to attacks on media offices in Karachi. In a statement on Twitter, Irum said she felt embarrassed to watch the videos of MQM workers ransacking ARY News office... Read more
Rangers detain Farooq Sattar and other leaders from Karachi Press Club
Pakistan Rangers Sindh personnel took into custody Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leaders Farooq Sattar, Khawaja Izharul Hassan and Arshad Vohra from Karachi Press Club (KPC). Farooq Sattar, accompanied by Khawaja Izharul Hassan and Arshad Vohra arrived at KPC allegedly to explain MQM’s viewpoint on attack on ARY News office,... Read more
Rangers eradicate MQM’s hunger strike camp
Rangers personnel eradicated Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) hunger camp at Karachi press club after angry MQM protestors attacked at ARY News and assaulted media teams. Violent protesters on Monday set a police mobile on fire and threatened a reporter of ARY News in Karachi’s Saddar area, one person was killed and several... Read more
Modi comes under pressure over Kashmir violence
India´s Prime Minister Narendra Modi came under pressure on Monday over weeks of deadly violence in held Kashmir, with the region´s opposition leaders calling on him to rein in troops and police. Modi stressed the need for dialogue to end the unrest in the disputed Himalayan region, after meeting... Read more
Shanghai Electric bids for stake in K-Electric
China’s state-backed Shanghai Electric Power said it is bidding to acquire a stake in Pakistani utility K-Electric Ltd, which has a total market value of $2.3 billion. “Our company has embarked on preliminary work on the acquisition of a stake in K-Electric. We have not entered into any exclusive... Read more
MQM workers attack ARY News office in Saddar
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) workers on Monday evening ransacked ARY News Saddar office leaving a number of staff members injured. The move comes shortly after MQM announced holding protests in front of SAMAA, Geo News and ARY News against “lack of coverage of the party’s hunger strike” at press... Read more
40 terrorists killed since start of Khyber 3 operation: ISPR
Pakistan Army since last week’s operation in Khyber agency, security forces have killed 40 terrorists.  The press release claimed that security forces had captured the passes and had also secured their positions at the top of the mountains in Rajgal. The press release further stated that a search operation... Read more
Flights grounded as typhoon hits near Tokyo
A strong typhoon stuck near Tokyo on Monday, with heavy rain and winds grounding more than 400 flights as officials warned of landslides and flooding. Typhoon Mindulle made landfall at about 12:30 pm (0330 GMT) in Tateyama city, roughly 80 kilometres (50 miles) southeast of Tokyo, the Japan Meteorological... Read more
Starc breaks Saqlain’s 19-year-old record
Australian paceman Mitchell Starc on Sunday claimed his 100th one-day international wicket in his 52nd ODI match, beating the previous record set by Pakistan off-spinner Saqlain Mushtaq of 100 wickets in 53 matches. Starc dismissed Dhananjaya de Silva during the first match in the ODI series against Sri Lanka... Read more
CM Sindh directs Karachi admininstration to clean city 10 days
Chief Minister of Sindh Murad Ali Shah has directed district municipal committees of Karachi to clean city within 10-day. Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah while chairing a meeting to review the progress in Karachi’s cleanliness and sanitation drive directed concern to clean Karachi in 10 day. The meeting was attended by... Read more
Pak-Afghan border remains closed on fourth day
The Pak-Afghan border at Chaman remained closed for the fourth consecutive day on Sunday. The border gate was closed by the Pakistani forces four days back in protest against the insult meted out to the Pakistani flag at the border and the Afghan people’s act of throwing stones at... Read more
Rio Olympics set for spectacular close
The Rio Olympics closing ceremony got underway on Sunday after Eliud Kipchoge´s dominant marathon victory highlighted the final day of competition. Athletes and officials from around the world were attending the event at Rio´s Maracana stadium which will bring down the curtain on South America´s first Olympics. On a... Read more
Obamas wrap up final summer trip as first family
President Barack Obama wrapped up his final summer getaway to Martha´s Vineyard Sunday, gearing up for a busy final few months at the White House. The president spent the morning getting in a final round of vacation golf under a near cloudless sky before rolling out in his motorcade... Read more
Tokyo stocks open higher on weaker Yen
Tokyo stocks opened higher on Monday as the yen weakened further on speculation over central bank monetary policies and lifted investor sentiment. The Japanese currency fell against the dollar for a second day after US Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer signalled in a speech on Sunday that a 2016... Read more