Dr. Asim Hussain leads prayer
Former petroleum minister and close aide of co-chairman Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Asif Ali Zardari Dr. Asim Hussain led...
Govt re-appoints Dr. Irshad as FBR chairman
The federal government has appointed Dr. Irshad as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue. According to sources sources, a...
Overweight Marlon Tapales stripped of off championship
Filipino Marlon Tapales has been stripped of his World Boxing Organization bantamweight title after failing to make the weight...
Spanish Muslim student wins fight to study with veil
While the issue has been a subject of debate in Spain, there is currently no law banning any kind of veil in public places — not even the face-covering burka While the issue has been a subject of debate in Spain, there is currently no law banning any kind... Read more
Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt and is seeking custody of their six children, celebrity news website TMZ reported on Tuesday. According to the site, the 41-year-old Jolie filed legal documents on Monday citing irreconcilable differences with Pitt, listing their date of separation as September... Read more
Indian, Pakistani troops exchange fire in Kashmir
Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged fire across their disputed border in Kashmir on Tuesday, two days after a deadly raid on an army base that New Delhi blamed on Pakistan-based militants. Eighteen soldiers died in Sunday’s attack, which was the worst of its kind to hit the divided Himalayan... Read more
Solar scale-up in Pakistan hits roadblock after payments slashed
An effort to boost large-scale solar energy production in Pakistan has hit a roadblock after the government cut the rate it pays for solar electricity, frustrating investors. Pakistan’s Punjab province government set up the 100 megawatts Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in the Cholistan desert in March 2015 as a pilot... Read more
Rangers discover hidden weapons in Karachi
Karachi Rangers recovered the weapons concealed in an unused gutter located in Orangi area of Qasba Ali Garh. The recovered advanced weapons found included SMGs, G3 guns, snipe rifles, explosive materials, bulletproof jackets and bullets in large quantities. According to details, Rangers conducted a raid in Orangi Town’s Qasba Aligarh area... Read more