Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
US Special Representative calls on COAS
Ambassador Richard Olson, Special Representative in Afghanistan and Pakistan(SRAP) and General John Nicholson, Commander Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan called on Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif. They discussed a range of mutual interest issues including regional security and border management mechanism along the Pak-Afghan border. The visiting dignitaries appreciated the resolve and... Read more
MQM MNA, MPA detained in Karachi
Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MPA, Shiraz Waheed and MNA, Asif Hasnain were arrested in Karachi. According to report, Waheed was arrested from Landhi area this afternoon on charges of distributing controversial CDs in the area. MNA, Asif Hasnain, was detained at Karachi airport before he was flying for Islamabad. Hasnain was arrested by security... Read more
Unidentified persons remove Altaf’s pictures from Mukka Chowk
MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s pictures and posters were taken down from the party’s stronghold areas Mukka Chowk and Jinnah Ground.  Unidentified persons removed Altaf Hussain’s pictures and posters from Mukka Chowk, Jinnah Ground and Nine Zero. Previously, these two places were dotted with pictures of MQM supremo Altaf Hussain.... Read more
8 terrorists arrested near Pak-Afghan border: ISPR
Security forces arrested eight terrorists in a combing operation near the Pakistan-Afghanistan border at Chaman, on Thursday.   According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), security forces conducted a combing and intelligence operation near the Pak-Afghan border in Chaman and arrested eight terrorists. The armed forces have been conducting... Read more
12 killed as Afghan militants attack American University
At least 12 people were killed after militants stormed the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, officials said Thursday, in a nearly 10-hour raid that prompted anguished pleas for help from trapped students. Explosions and gunfire rocked the campus after the attack began Wednesday evening, just weeks after two... Read more
Ahmed Faraz’s 8th death anniversary today
Ahmed Faraz’s is  death anniversary being observed today (Thursday) on his eighth death anniversary. Ahmad Faraz was born in Kohat, Pakistan on 14th January 1931. He was considered one of the greatest modern Urdu poets of the last century. Faraz is his pseudonym ‘takhallus’, whereas his real name is Syed... Read more
Italy quake death toll soars to 159
Rescue teams were working through the night to try to find survivors under the rubble that remained of central Italian towns flattened by an earthquake that hit in the early hours of Wednesday, killing at least 159 people. One hotel that collapsed in the small town of Amatrice probably... Read more
8th SAARC finance ministers’ meet to be held in Islamabad today
Eighth South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) meeting of finance ministers would start from today (Thursday) in Islamabad to discuss matters related to banking and free trade. On the first day of conference, SAARC secretaries of finance would be conducting a meeting and on August 26, ministers of... Read more
England beat Pakistan to win 1st ODI
England beat Pakistan by 44 runs on the Duckworth/Lewis method to win the rain-marred first one-day international at Southampton on Wednesday. Victory saw England take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. England, set 261 for victory, finished on 194 for three in 34.3 overs before rain, which had... Read more