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...
Instagram says advertisers more than double in six months
Facebook Inc’s Instagram said on Thursday its advertising base more than doubled to exceed 500,000 in the last six months. Instagram, the popular picture-sharing app that uses Facebook’s ad technology to target highly specific audiences, has gained traction as the preferred platform used by ad agencies for social media... Read more
Snowden advises against using Google’s Allo
Google took aim Wednesday at the red-hot mobile messaging market, with a new artificial intelligence-powered Allo app that seeks to compete with popular rivals such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger. But the app’s reliance on Google’s predictive software drew immediate criticism from privacy advocates who argued it could open... Read more
Iraq announces recapture of northern town from IS
Iraq announced Thursday that its forces have recaptured a northern town from the Islamic State group in an operation launched ahead of a push for the city of Mosul. Security forces began the operation on Tuesday to oust the Islamic State group from Sharqat, a town near supply lines... Read more
COAS confirms death sentencesof seven terrorists
Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Thursday confirmed death sentences of seven terrorists, said the Inter-Services Public Relations in a statement. According to the ISPR hardcore terrorists were involved in committing heinous offences related to terrorism including killing of innocent civilians, police officials and  armed forces personnel. “They... Read more
Messi goes off injured as Barcelona held by Atletico Madrid
Barcelona failed to capitalise on Real Madrid dropping points against Villarreal as the La Liga champions were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Atletico Madrid on Wednesday, while talisman Lionel Messi limped off with a groin injury. Ivan Rakitic nodded Barca ahead in the 41st minute but... Read more
Fairytale and army-inspired looks open Milan fashion week
A kaleidoscopic fairytale by Gucci and Fay’s military-inspired looks opened Milan’s womenswear fashion show on Wednesday with a display of clothing and accessories for spring and summer 2017. For the next six days the Italian capital of fashion will be the setting for runway shows, art exhibitions, boutique openings... Read more
LHC forms larger bench on Raiwind march
Lahore High Court (LHC) has formed larger bench for hearing of a petition seeking a court order to stop Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) march towards Raiwind. The bench headed by Justice Shahid Hameed Dar will hear the petitions against the protest. Justice Anwarul Haq and Justice Mohammad Qasim Khan will... Read more
Afghanistan set to sign peace deal with Hekmatyar
Afghanistan was set Thursday to sign a draft peace agreement with notorious warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, paving the way for his political return despite a history of war crimes and after years in hiding. Hekmatyar, who heads the now largely dormant Hezb-i-Islami militant group, is the latest in a series... Read more
Nawaz Sharif hands dossier on Indian atrocities to UN boss
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for the resolution of Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan through talks when Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif met him on Wednesday, according to a UN statement. “The Secretary-General stressed the need for Pakistan and India to address their outstanding issues, including Kashmir,... Read more
List of companies appearing in BahamasLeaks
Following are the names of some of the companies appeared in the BahamasLeaks on Wednesday as reported by International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. Company Name Company Reg. Date / Year Contact Details (Owner / IBC No. / City) Tabani Real Estate LLC   12-00-2011   Saleem  144566 B  Karachi Tabani... Read more
BahamasLeaks names 150 more Pakistanis
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) has unearthed another set of leaked documents ‘Bahamas Leaks’ Which has named around 150 more Pakistanis linked with offshore companies in the Bahamas. The BahamasLeak is separate from the Panama Papers. The German newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung obtained the Bahamas data from a whistleblower... Read more