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...
Two stolen Van Gogh masterpieces recovered in Italy
Two Van Gogh masterpieces stolen in Amsterdam 14 years ago have been recovered by organised crime investigators in Italy, the Van Gogh Museum announced on Friday. The 1882 “Seascape at Scheveningen” and 1884/85 “Congregation leaving the Reformed Church at Nuenen” were “recovered during a massive, continuing investigation… conducted by... Read more
Samsung in talks with US on washing machine safety issues
Samsung Electronics, which is already reeling from a global recall of its Note 7 smartphones, said on Thursday it is in talks with a US watchdog to address potential safety problems related to some of its washing machines. The South Korean tech company’s comments came as the US Consumer... Read more
Pakistani Cinema owners decide not to screen Indian movies in Pakistan
Cinema theater owners in Pakistan have decided not to screen any Indian movies after the recent tensions between the two countries at LoC. The management of Nueplex and Super Cinema has stopped screening of Bollywood films  after the Indian Motion Picture Producers Association (IMPPA) banned all Pakistani artists from working in... Read more
There are limits to our restraint: Pakistan tells India
Pakistan’s U.N. envoy asked the president of the United Nations Security Council on Thursday to informally brief the body on the country’s escalating tension with neighboring India and said she will discuss it with U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon on Friday. Indian officials claimed elite troops crossed into Azad Jammu... Read more
Ronaldo and Sanches back for Portugal World Cup qualifiers
Cristiano Ronaldo and Renato Sanches were recalled to the Portugal squad after injury on Thursday as coach Fernando Santos urged the European champions to switch out of party mode. Santos, naming his players for next month’s World Cup qualifiers at home to Andorra and away to the Faroe Islands,... Read more
Indian film association bans Pakistan actors
The Indian Motion Picture Producers Association (IMPPA) has put a ban on Pakistani actors, singers and technicians from working in India till normalcy returns. According to Indian news agency ANI, the resolution was passed during the annual general meeting of the association this evening. President of IMPPA, TP Aggarwal“We’ve... Read more
Martyred Naik Muhammad Imtiaz laid to rest
Naik Muhammad Imtiaz, who embraced martyrdom due to firing of Indian forces at the Line of Control (LoC) last night, was laid to rest, here late Thursday night. Muhammad Imtiaz, a resident of Hajvairi Town Faisalabad, had joined Pak Army about 14 years ago and was promoted to the... Read more
Pakistan Army captures Indian soldier
Pakistan captured an Indian soldier on its side of Line of Control, military officials in the two countries said on Thursday. An Indian army official said in New Delhi “It is confirmed one soldier from 37 Rashtriya Rifles with weapons has inadvertently crossed over to the Pakistan side of... Read more