Pope Francis takes a rickshaw ride in Bangladesh
Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature enjoyed a rickshaw ride during a visit to St Mary´s Cathedral in Dhaka,...
Amazon brings Alexa from home to office in a new AI push
Amazon announced Thursday it is bringing its Alexa digital assistant to the workplace, expanding artificial intelligence (AI) efforts that...
Nine martyred, 30 injured in Peshawar attack
Eleven people were martyred and around 30 injured in a terrorists attack at the Directorate of Agriculture, Peshawar early...
World cannot remain indifferent to Kashmir issue: NATO
Chairman Military Committee NATO, General Peter Pavel, Thursday said the scale of counter-terrorism campaign by Pakistan was quite large with impressive results, and mentioned that the country had shown great progress against militancy in last couple of years. According to a statement issued from the PM House here Thursday,... Read more
PEMRA cracks down on TV airing Indian content as tension escalates
Pakistan’s media regulator (PEMRA) has launched a crackdown on companies airing Indian television channels and content, officials said on Thursday, after an escalation of violence in the occupied Kashmir. Tension between the India and Pakistan has been high since an Indian security force crackdown on protests in Indian-occupied Kashmir... Read more
Bangladesh holds war games ahead of England series
Bangladeshi army commandos abseiled into the national stadium Thursday in a show of strength designed to reassure England’s cricketers over their security on the eve of the opening ODI of their controversial tour. More than a dozen commandos scaled down ropes from helicopters hovering over the nets at Dhaka’s... Read more
COAS witnesses Pak-Russia joint military exercise
The Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif visited field area near Attock and witnessed the ongoing Pakistan-Russia joint exercise “ DRUZBAH”, said Inter Services Public Relations. The first ever joint exercise between Pakistan and Russian military commenced on September 27 and will conclude on October 10. According to... Read more
Parliament passes legislation against honour killings, rape
The joint session of parliament on Thursday passed a long-awaited legislation Thursday closing a loophole that allowed people who killed for “honour” to walk free. The legislation, passed unanimously by the National Assembly, mandates life imprisonment even if the victim’s relatives forgive the murderer. The assembly also passed a... Read more
Imran Farooq murder case finally gets hearing from Oct 20
Federal government has appointed a prosecutor for the murder case of MQM leader Imran Farooq. Dr. Imran Farooq, was murdered in September 2010 outside his home in Green Lane, Edgware, in north London, while returning to home from work place. The government has named Waseem Ranjha as FIA prosecutor... Read more
Complete shutdown in all districts of IoK
Complete shutdown, in occupied Kashmir, was observed in all districts of the Kashmir Valley on the 99th consecutive day on Thursday. All the educational institutions, petrol pumps, business and other establishments remained closed, while traffic was off the road. People including women and schoolboys defying restrictions held anti-India protest... Read more
Twitter shares dive after Google rules out bid
Twitter shares dove in after-hours trades Wednesday on the heels of a report that Google does not plan to bid for the culture-changing but unprofitable one-to-many messaging service. The technology news website Recode cited unnamed sources close to the situation as saying Google will not be among those in... Read more
Religious scholar Turab-ul-Haq Qadri passes away
Renowned religious scholar and leader of Jamaat-e-Ahlesunnat Pakistan, Syed Shah Turab-ul-Haq Qadri passed away in Karachi on Thursday. Qadri’s son, Shah Siraj-ul-Haq Qadri  confirmed his death this morning. Qadri’s funeral prayer  will be offered at Dar-ul-Uloom Amjadia. Qadri was born on Friday 27 Ramadan 1363 H/ 15th of September 1944,... Read more
Foreign investors express keen interest in Pakistan’s Int’l Sukuk 2016
Foreign investors showed unprecedented interest in Pakistan’s economy during the road-shows for the promotion of Pakistan’s International Sukuk 2016. The investors were particularly appreciative of the remarkable turnaround in Pakistan’s economy as a result of comprehensive and far-reaching reforms undertaken by the government. In a video conference Finance Secretary... Read more
COAS urges International community to condemn Indian fabrications about Pakistan
Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Thursday said Pakistan is a peaceful country and Pakistan Army is fully capable to retaliate internal and external challenges. Addressing air cadets in a ceremony held at Risalpur Academy of Pakistan Air Force (PAF), COAS urges the international community should condemn the... Read more
Dozens of Afghan troops missing from military training in U.S
Forty-four Afghan troops visiting the United States for military training have gone missing in less than two years, presumably in an effort to live and work illegally in America, Pentagon officials said. Although the number of disappearances is relatively small — some 2,200 Afghan troops have received military training... Read more
ECP calls meeting of major political parties
The Election commission of Pakistan (ECP) has called a consultative meeting of country’s 16 major political parties on October 26 for devising a code of conduct for reducing the use of money in the elections.    The key agenda of the meeting was to review progress on the judgment... Read more
India threatens regional peace with LoC violations: Pakistan tells UN
Pakistan has told the U.N. General Assembly that India had created conditions that threaten regional peace and security by engaging in unprovoked shelling across the Line of Control in the disputed Kashmiri region, and urged the United Nations to help resolve the Kashmir problem. “The UN is obliged play... Read more