11 injured as terrorists attack Peshawar Agriculture Training Institute
At least 11 people were injured in a militant attack at the student hostel of the Directorate of Agriculture,...
Rap mogul Russell Simmons steps down after sex accusations
Russell Simmons — who helped bring hip-hop into the mainstream with Def Jam Recordings — said Thursday he was...
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...
COAS attends golden jubilee celebrations of FWO
Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Monday attended the golden jubilee celebrations of Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) at Thalian, near Islamabad toll plaza on motorway, said the Inter-Services Public Relations in statement. The FWO has played central role in spearheading Army’s contribution in all nation building... Read more
Government may impose governor rule in KPK
The federal government  considering all options including imposition of governor rule in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Zafar Iqbal Jhagra has  returned to Peshawar after spending a busy day in Islamabad. During Islamabad visit the governor held consultations with senior figures of the ruling party to cope with prevailing... Read more
Maryam Aurangzeb made State Minister for Information
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appointed Maryam Aurangzeb as State Minister for Information and Broadcasting. The formal notification for Maryam Aurangzeb appointment will be issued shortly. Maryam was elected as MNA on the reserved seats for women in 2013 general elections. Earlier there was reports that the federal government... Read more
‘Boo! A Madea Halloween’ scares off ‘Inferno’ at North American box office
Boo! A Madea Halloween” — the latest installment in Tyler Perry’s Madea comedy franchise — beat out “Inferno” to top the North American box office for a second weekend, industry estimates showed Sunday. Lionsgate’s “Boo!” — in which Perry reprises his role as a tough-talking matriarch — took in... Read more
Taboos KO’d by Pakistan’s mother-daughter boxing duo
Slim, powerful, and with an unwavering gaze, 19-year-old Razia Banu jabs at the face of her opponent — her own mother, a widow inspired to join her daughter in smashing taboos in Pakistan’s sultry port city Karachi. Mother and daughter are both dressed in loose athletic gear, with scarfs... Read more
Pakistan bowled out for 281 in third Test
Pakistan, resuming at 255-8, were dismissed for 281 in their first innings on the second day of the third and final Test against West Indies in Sharjah on Monday. Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo finished with figures of 4-77 while fast bowlers Shannon Gabriel took 3-67 and Alzarri Joseph 2-57. Pakistan... Read more
Islamabad Police arrest Arif Alvi, Imran Ismail
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Arif Alvi and Imran Ismail have been arrested on Monday while they were going to Bani Gala—the residence of Imran Khan. Talking to workers earlier, the duo said they have brought food for the protesters who are staying at Bani Gala to attend Islamabad Lockdown... Read more
IHC grants PTI to hold sit-in at designated place only
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has restrained Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf from locking down the federal capital and directed them to hold sit-in at the designated place only. The court also ordered the government to ensure law and order and public safety in the city during the protests. Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui... Read more