Chief of Mission Chinese Embassy visits ISPR
Mr Lijian Zhao Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) Chinese Embassy visited ISPR today and interacted with DGISPR Major General...
KMC, Bahria Town sign MoU to lift garbage from Karachi
The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) and Bahria Town have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to lift garbage from...
Fire erupts in Islamabad’s ‘Sasta Bazaar’
Fire erupted in Islamabad’s ‘Sasta Bazaar’ on Wednesday morning. According to the Capital police, fire has erupted in clothing...
Beaconhouse School Sahiwal Campus terms Punjabi as ‘foul language’
Beaconhouse School System announced its discipline policy, imposing a ban on speaking Punjabi within and outside the school premises while terming it a foul language. According to a circular issued on August 22, 2016 by the school’s Sahiwal Boys Campus, the headmaster prohibited the use of foul language in... Read more
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize
American music legend Bob Dylan on Thursday won the Nobel Literature Prize, the first songwriter to win the prestigious award and an announcement that stunned prize watchers. Dylan, 75, was honoured “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,” the Swedish Academy said. The choice... Read more
Pakistan take solid start in day-night Test againt West Indies
Openers Azhar Ali and Sami Aslam gave Pakistan a solid start against West Indies on the opening day of the day-night Test in Dubai on Thursday. Pakistan were 81-0 at tea without losing a wicket after Misbah-ul-Haq won the toss and opted to bat in the second ever day-night... Read more
Cyril Almeida refuses to record statement before Committee
Daily Dawn Newspaper journalist Cyril Almeida has refused to record his statement before a government’s committee set up to hold an inquiry into his story about a purported confrontation between civilian government and military. According to sources and local news channel ‘Samaa News’ the committee head and Federal Minister for Climate... Read more
COAS confirms death sentence of another 10 hardcore terrorists
The Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif has confirmed the death sentence of another 10 hardcore terrorists. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement issued stated, the terrorists were involved in heinous offences including the killing of innocent citizens, female anti-polio workers, NGO employees, police... Read more
Thai King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies at 88
Thailand´s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, who was the world´s longest-reigning monarch, died in hospital on Thursday, the palace said in an announcement. The palace did not give a reason for his death. He was 88 years old. “His Majesty has passed away at Siriraj Hospital peacefully,” the palace said, adding... Read more
Scotland Yard drops money laundering charges against Altaf Hussain
Scotland Yard Thursday confirmed that police dropped money laundering charges involving Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) founder Altaf Hussain, Muhammad Anwar, Sarfraz Merchant and others. According to Scotland Yard, the charges were dropped on the recommendation of Crown Prosecution Service over insufficient evidence. It said there is insufficient evidence to... Read more
SHC grants NAB 45 days to file reference on Bahria Town Karachi
The Sindh High Court (SHC) gas granted 45 days to National Accountability Bureau (NAB) file a reference after completing its inquiry into unlawful allotment of 12,000 acre land by Bahria Town Karachi. On today’s hearing NAB Prosecutor General Waqas Qadeer Dar informed the bench that the inquiry has almost completed... Read more
US Consul General visits Pakistan Stock Exchange
US Consul General Grace Shelton visited Pakistan Stock Exchange in Karachi today (Thursday) and reviewed business activities. Later, talking to media, she said US and Pakistan business relations are growing day by day. She said United States is trying to facilitate Pakistan business community and Pakistan has become the... Read more
SCP directs Punjab government to file names of technical experts in Orange Line case
The Supreme Court Pakistan heard petitions against Lahore High Court’s (LHC) verdict in Orange Line Train Project case toady (Thursday). The petitions in Supreme Court of Pakistan were filed  by the Punjab government, Lahore Development Authority, the Punjab Mass Transit Authority and the National Engineering Services Pakistan (Nespak) against the... Read more
SCP adjourns Asia Bibi blasphemy case hearing
The Supreme Court of Pakistan has adjourned the hearing of Asia Bibi blasphemy case for an indefinite period after a judge rescued himself from the bench. At the outset, Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rahman rescued himself from the three-member bench hearing the blasphemy case. “I was a part of the... Read more
Pakistani footballer Shahlyla Baloch died in car accident
Pakistan striker Shahlyla Ahmadzai Baloch passed away in a car accident late on Wednesday night in Karachi. According to family sources, Baloch was sitting in the passenger seat when the accident occurred in Karachi’s DHA Phase VIII, when she was coming back after watching movie along with friends from... Read more
Spain’s diplomat John Jenner found dead in Islamabad
A Spanish diplomat was found dead at his residence in F-/ II area of Islamabad. According to police, initial findings suggest the diplomat identified as John Jenner committed suicide. A pistol with 38 bore was also recovered near the dead body.  John Jenner was found dead in his F-7/II residence,... Read more
Toyota, Suzuki exploring possible partnership
Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp and minivehicle maker Suzuki Motor Corp said they plan to explore a possible partnership, citing technological challenges and the need to keep pace with rising consolidation in the global auto industry. The announcement comes after Toyota completed a buyout of minivehicles maker Daihatsu Motors earlier... Read more