Judiciary do not want a confrontation: CJP
Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Mian Saqib Nisar said that the judiciary did not want a confrontation with...
In Mexican cartel country, priests have uneasy ties with narcos
When 15 armed men descended on his church last year demanding a blessing, Father Jesus Mendoza asked them to...
PML-N issues new tickets for the Senate elections
The Pakistan Muslim League–Nawaz (PML-N) issued new tickets for the Senate elections following the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Elections...
Madonna loses custody war for son with ex-hubby Ritchie
Pop diva Madonna has settled a bitter custody dispute with former husband Guy Ritchie, agreeing for their teenage son to stay in Britain with his filmmaker father, a US court says. “Their custody case is resolved,” Lucian Chalfen, spokesman for the New York court where the divorced couple had... Read more
Six vehicles torched in Karachi
Half a dozen vehicles torched less than 24 hours in different parts of Karachi. Unknown men torched half a dozen vehicles during the last 24 hours in different parts of the city on Wednesday and Thursday, instilling a fresh sense of fear in Karachiites, after a couple of years... Read more
29 Pakistani Hajj pilgrims died in Saudi Arabia
A total of 29 intending pilgrims of Pakistan have so far died natural death in Saudi Arabia during Hajj 2016. Briefing Hajj Advisory Committee (HAC) in Makkah Mukarma, he said the contingent of 1635 muavineen and 432 medical mission has been deployed in Saudi Arabia to serve intending pilgrims.... Read more
PPP clinches PS127 Malir by-election in Karachi
The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has clinched the PS-127 Malir by-election for the Sindh Assembly. According to unofficial and unconfirmed results, PPP candidate Ghulam Murtaza Baloch has secured a major of his main rival Waseem Ahmed of the Mutahida Quami Movement (MQM) MQM leader Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui admitted defeat and acknowledged PPP leader... Read more
Balochistan minister’s son Asad Tareen recovered
Asad Tareen Balochistan’s local government minister, Sardar Mustafa Khan Tareen’s son has been recovered from area in the Pak-Afghan border on Thursday. Tareen’s family members confirmed that Asad Tareen recovered from the Gulistan area of district Killa Abdullah and he has been transported to Pishin under tight security. It should... Read more
Apple eliminates headphone jacks in new waterproof iPhones
Apple is out to make a splash with new waterproof iPhones and a smartphone game starring Nintendo’s beloved “Mario”, but it has raised eyebrows by eliminating headphone jacks in a push for wireless. The iPhone 7 and larger iPhone 7 Plus, with sophisticated camera technology, improved water resistance and... Read more
PS-127 by-elections: Two injured in firing during polling
Two people sustained injuries after unknown gunmen opened fired near the camp of a political party outside polling in Khokhrapar as polling for by-elections in constituency PS-127 of Sindh Assembly is underway. The polling began at 8:00 A.M and will continue till 5:00 P.M without any interruption. Rangers reached... Read more
London police arrest two men suspected of preparing attacks
Two men were arrested in London on Thursday on suspicion of being involved in terrorism, the British capital´s Metropolitan Police said in a statement. The men, who were not named, were arrested at an address in west London as part of a pre-planned, intelligence-led investigation by the force´s Counter... Read more
PS-127 by-election underway in Karachi
Polling underway for by-election in Sindh Assembly constituency, PS-127, in Karachi. PS-127 seat in Malir district of Karachi is vacant after MQM lawmaker Ashfaque Mangi left his party and resigned from the assembly seat to join the Mustafa Kamal-led Pak Sarzameen Party. The MQM, PPP and PTI are in fray for the... Read more
Sarfraz elated as Pakistan finish on a high
New Twenty20 captain Sarfraz Ahmed was delighted to end the England tour on a “high note” Wednesday erasing memories of the damaging spot-fixing controversy of their last visit six years ago. Pakistan inflicted a crushing nine-wicket win over England at Old Trafford on Wednesday in Ahmed´s first match in... Read more