Panama JIT summons Maryam Nawaz on July 5
The Panama Joint Investigation Team (JIT) has summoned Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz on July 5. According...
Transformers 5 tops box office, opens at franchise low
Transformers: The Last Knight smashed its way to the top of the North American box office, data showed Monday,...
MET forecastes rainfall in upper Punjab on Tuesday
Rain and dust-thundershowers (with isolated heavy falls) with strong gusty winds are expected at scattered places in upper Punjab,...
No pardon for brother who killed Qandeel Baloch: parents
The father of murdered Pakistani social media star Qandeel Baloch has vowed no forgiveness for his son, who killed his daughter on the pretext of “honour”, after her death cast a global spotlight on the practice. Pakistan last week passed long-awaited legislation aimed at closing loopholes which allowed murderers... Read more
Iran players say hijab no reason for world chess boycott
Female Iranian chess players have hit back at calls by opponents of the country’s Islamic dress code for a boycott of February’s world championships in Tehran, saying the campaign hurts Iranian women. Since the Islamic revolution of 1979, Iran has required women to wear the Islamic headscarf in public... Read more
9th Muharram processions underway amid tight security
The 9th Muharram mourning processions are being taken out and Majalis-e-Aza being held across the country amid strict security on Tuesday to remember the sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain (A.S) and his companions. The 9th Muharram main processions in Karachi was taken out from Nishtar Park amid security. The streets leading... Read more
LEAs arrested target killer served as diplomat’s translator
Law enforcement agencies have arrested a target killer who had also worked as a translator for the neighboring country’s consul general. According to police, Mehdi Moosvi, was arrested from Shadman Town area of Karachi who is involved in sectarian killings and terrorism. Police officials also claimed that Moosvi has made shocking... Read more
‘Snowden’ director Stone warns of US bid to ‘control the world’
US filmmaker Oliver Stone warned Monday that his country’s desire to “control the world” by eavesdropping on the entire planet would end in disaster. The outspoken director of “JFK” and “Platoon” claimed Washington’s war on terror was being used as cover to “dominate the world”. “That desire to control the... Read more
Dawn News journalist Cyril Almeida put on ECL after controversial report
Daily Dawn News journalist Cyril Almeida has been put on the Exit Control List (ECL) after his controversial report in Dawn newspaper on a recent meeting between government and military bigwigs. Read: Prime Minister sacks Pervaiz Rashid Almeida, Dawn News’s assistant editor, tweeted on Twitter.“I am told and have been informed... Read more
Russia, Turkey sign pipeline accord after crisis
Russia and Turkey on Monday signed an agreement to build a gas pipeline under the Black Sea, as President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan vowed to intensify relations after a bitter crisis. Making his first visit to Turkey since the shooting down of a Russian war... Read more
2 dead, 3 injured in Karachi violence
At least two people were killed and three were injured in armed clashes in different parts of Karachi on Tuesday.  According to police, In an armed conflict in Pak Colony area between the two armed groups one person was killed while one other was injured. In another incident on person... Read more
Provincial, GB, FATA request federal govt to suspend cellular services
All  four provincial governments, including Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), FATA have requested the federal government to suspend the mobile phone services on 9th and 10th of Muharram owing to the ongoing security situation. Cellular services will remain suspended on Tuesday and Wednesday in Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Quetta, Faisalabad, Multan, Hyderabad and... Read more