16 killed, 19 injured in Lahore’s Ferozepur road blast
At least 16 people were killed and 19 injured in an explosion at the Kot Lakhpat vegetable market near...
Teenage maid recovered from house of anchorperson Gharida Farooqi
Police have recovered a teenage maid from the residence of anchorperson Gharidah Farooqui. Teenage maid’s parents lodged an application...
China warns India not to harbour illusions in border stand-off
China’s defense ministry on Monday warned India not to harbor any illusions about the Chinese military’s ability to defend...
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
Sindh CM seeks Wind Power Project’s access to national grid
Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah has sought access to the Wind Power Project to the electricity supply in the country from the Federal government. The provincial minister, who was in Islamabad on an official trip, met the Federal Finance Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif on Tuesday... Read more
Internet star sings of Gaza cat and ´My Trousers´
Mobbed by fans wherever he goes, Adel Meshoukhi is the kind of singer that perhaps only Gaza could produce: an internet sensation who depends on a modest stipend from Hamas. Very few people in Gaza, the small Palestinian territory ruled by the Islamist movement Hamas, haven´t heard of the... Read more
MQM Wasim Akhtar takes oath as Mayor of Karachi
Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (QMQ) Wasim Akhtar was sworn in as new Mayor of Karachi. Municipal Commissioner Sami Siddiqui administered the oath from Wasim Akhtar and Deputy Mayor Arshad Vohra. Waseem Akhtar was brought to the venue from prison in an armoured vehicle.  After taking oath, he was also presented with... Read more
Bangladesh Jamaat leader loses final appeal against execution for war crimes
Bangladesh’s top court on Tuesday rejected a final appeal by the leader of Jamaat-e-Islami against a death sentence for atrocities committed during the 1971 war of independence, lawyers said, meaning he could be hanged at any time. The verdict comes amid a spate of militant attacks in the Muslim-majority... Read more
Two Muslim women forced to leave France restaurant
Two veiled women who were told by a French restaurateur that all Muslims are terrorists then forced to leave the restaurant complained to authorities Monday, an anti-Islamophobia campaign group said. The Collective against Islamophobia in France (CCIF), which is supporting the women, said that the incident represented a “racist... Read more
Driver-less taxi firm eyes operations in 10 cities by 2020
A US software firm which chose Singapore for the world’s first public trial of driverless taxis hopes to be operating in 10 Asian and US cities by 2020, an executive said Monday. Doug Parker, nuTonomy’s chief operating officer, said the firm is eyeing tests by early next year in... Read more
SHC rejects plea seeking Wasim Akhtar’s disqualification
Sindh High Court rejected an application of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PIT) local leader Faisal Vawda. In the plea, Vawda pleased  the court to stop Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar’s swearing in and declare him ineligible. Hwoever, SHC rejected on the grounds that none can be barred from contesting election mere basis of... Read more
Pakistan, England to play third ODI today
The third One Day International (ODI) between Pakistan and England will be played at Nottingham today (Tuesday). The 3rd ODI will start at 06.00 pm Pakistan Standard Time (PST). England are leading the series two nil. Pakistan Squad Azhar Ali (captain), Babar Azam, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Irfan,... Read more