Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
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...
Samsung to suspend Galaxy Note 7 sales after battery explosions
Samsung said Friday it would suspend sales of its latest flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7 as reports of exploding batteries threatened to damage the reputation of the South Korean electronics giant.  Samsung — the world’s top maker of smartphones and ordinary mobile phones — will also offer new devices for those who have already... Read more
Arthur issues Pakistan one-day warning
Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur made it clear some members of his one-day side were on borrowed time after another defeat by England raised fears the team might not qualify automatically for the 2019 World Cup. England beat Pakistan by four wickets at Headingley on Thursday to go 4-0 up... Read more
Uzbek leader Islam Karimov in´critical´condition
Strongman Uzbek leader Islam Karimov is in critical condition with his health worsening “sharply” days after he suffered a stroke, an official statement said Friday, as rumours swirl over his condition. “Dear compatriots, it is with a very heavy heart that we inform you that yesterday the condition of... Read more
Clinton raises record $143 million in August: campaign
Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign raised an eye-popping $143 million in August for her candidacy and the Democratic Party, the best showing of her campaign, her team said Thursday. The haul allows team Clinton to begin September — and the election’s home stretch — with more than $68 million on... Read more
Ten killed, 40 injured in Mardan court suicide attack
At least 10 people, including policemen and lawyers, were killed and 40 others wounded on Friday in two consecutive blasts outside District Court of Mardan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). According to initial reports, a suicide bomber, while attempting to enter the local court building, first hurled a hand grenade... Read more
Security forces foiled Terrorist attack in Christian Colony Peshawar, 4 suicide bombers killed
Security forces foiled a major terrorist attack and killed all four suicide bombers in exchange of fire after the militants launched attack in Warsak Dam Colony of Peshawar. According to a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations, at least four suicide bombers with arms and ammunition entered Christian... Read more
Rocket explodes on launch pad in blow to Elon Musk’s SpaceX
An explosion destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket belonging to Elon Musk’s SpaceX and its satellite cargo during routine test firing at Cape Canaveral in Florida on Thursday, two days before it had been due to blast off and place the satellite in orbit. SpaceX said there were no injuries... Read more
Cocaine ‘worth €50m’ discovered at Coca-Cola plant
Coca-Cola workers found a huge stash of cocaine when they opened a delivery of fruit juice concentrate from Costa Rica at their factory in southern France. Local newspaper Var-Matin said the haul weighed 370 kg (815 pounds) with a potential street value of around 50 million euros (42.76 million... Read more
After sweeping into northern Syria, Turkey faces hard choices
Flashing victory signs and firing in the air, the young rebels who took this Syrian town from Islamic State a week ago may be jubilant, but their ability to hold territory will hinge on Turkey’s appetite for keeping its forces inside Syria. Sweeping in to Jarablus may have been... Read more
NA session to discuss Altaf’s anti-Pakistan remarks today
The National Assembly  (NA) session to be held today (Friday) to debate and pass a resolution on Muttahida Quami Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain’s anti-Pakistan remarks.  According to details, the NA session will focus on bring forth resolutions condemning MQM chief Altaf Hussain’s speech on August 22 in which he spoke against Pakistan... Read more
England beat Pakistan in 4th ODI, lead series 4-0
England beat Pakistan by four wickets to win the fourth one-day international at Headingley on Thursday and so go 4-0 up in the five-match series. England, chasing a target of 248, finished on 252 for six with 12 balls to spare. They were in trouble at 72 for four... Read more