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...
Shoes speak louder than skills  in London’s City
Graduates applying for jobs in London’s finance sector risk being overlooked if they wear brown shoes, a government-commissioned report into social mobility said Thursday. “Opaque” dress codes practiced by those from more formal backgrounds are being used to judge candidates, with brown shoes a fashion faux-pas that many from... Read more
Broadband subscriptions cross 34.6 mln mark in Pakistan
The number of broadband subscriptions in the country has crossed 34.6 million as cellular service providers managed to attract more than 31.77 million subscribers to use their high-speed mobile broadband services till August 31. The technologies such as DSL, EvDo, WiMax and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) remained stagnant as entire growth... Read more
We understand tricks of Modi, RAW: COAS
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif vowed to go any extend to ensure national security and continue the war against terrorism vigorously. COAS a seminar on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Gilgit-Baltistan. “I can say with complete faith that we are moving in the right direction. We will leave... Read more
DG ISPR briefs media on army operations
Director General (DG) Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Lieutenant General Asim Bajwa briefed the media has about military operation Zarb-e-Azb against the militants. This he said while briefing the media on progress made during Zarb-e-Azb here Thursday. DG ISPR said, “The salient operational guidelines for this military operation were it... Read more
Sindh govt transfers Soomro murder case to military court
Sindh government has transferred murder case of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl) leader Khalid Mahmood Soomro to a military court. Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Murad Ali Shah has signed the summary of sending the case to the military court. Advisor to CM Sindh on Law, Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Thursday while... Read more
Security forces nab six terrorists in Faisalabad combing operation
Security forces have nabbed six terrorists in combing operation in Faisalabad, Inter Services Public Relations said Thursday. According Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR)  the arrested terrorists were on the watch list since 2014 and they were also involved in recruiting suicide bombers. ISPR also added that arrested militants also include... Read more
Ayyan Ali indicts in Customs inspector Ejaz Chaudhry murder case
Model Ayyan Ali has been indicted in the murder case of Customs Inspector Ejaz Chaudhry murder case by a local court on Thursday. Ayyan denied all the charges leveled against her in murder case of customs inspector.  Ayyan’s lawyer while defending said that Ayyan was being dragged in the Customs... Read more
US mountaineers missing after bad weather in Gilgit
Two American climbers have gone missing while attempting to summit a mountain in northern Pakistan, officials said Thursday, as bad weather hampered rescue operations. Kyle Dempster and Scott Adamson began their ascent of Ogre-II, a 7,285-metre (23,900-foot) peak off the Choktoi Glacier in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan on... Read more
Chaman border reopened after written apology from Afghanistan
Pakistan reopened its border crossing with Afghanistan for routine traffic today (Thursday), after Afghanistan tendered a written apology. The border was closed since August 18 after a bunch of Afghan protesters violently attacked the gate, pelted stones and even burnt Pakistan’s flag for which the Afghan government had to... Read more
Serena continues quest for historic 23rd slam title
Serena Williams will try to take another step towards a record-setting 23rd grand slam title at the U.S. Open on Thursday while Andy Murray continues his quest to complete a golden summer. World number one Williams faces fellow American Vania King in second round action and a victory would... Read more
PML-N defeats rival PTI Jhelum, Burewala by-elections
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz candidates defeated PTI in Jhelum and Burewala by-elections. According to unofficial results PML-N candidate Nawabzada Matloob Mehdi won National Assembly constituency NA-63 Jhelum beating rival Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) candidate Fawad Chaudhry. The ruling party’s candidate Raja Matloob bagged 82,896 votes followed by PTI’s candidate who obtained... Read more
Oil prices edge up in Asia after sharp plunge
Oil prices edged up slightly Thursday after being hammered the day before by data showing a sharp rise in US stockpiles, while analysts warned a pick-up in the dollar would add further downward pressure. Both main contracts plunged Wednesday after the US Energy Department said commercial inventories in the... Read more
Five injured as bus falls from Natha Khan bridge in Karachi
At least five people were injured as a local transport bus overturned from Karachi’s Natha Khan bridge on Wednesday night. According to local traffic police, a local transport buss en-route to Malir from Shahrah-e-Faisal went out  of control and hurtled from the bridge. Rescue officials faced a lot of trouble in their... Read more