Pakistan celebrates modest Eid amid gloom over Bahawalpur tragedy
Pakistan offered Namaz-e-Eid Ul Fitar early Monday morning amid gloom over Bahawalpur tragedy and recent terror attack in Quetta...
5.5 magnitude earthquake hits north-eastern region; no casualties
A 5.5 magnitude earthquake hits north-eastern region early Monday morning. Citizens in Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar, and surrounding areas in...
Boat in Colombia carrying 150 tourists goes down in reservoir: Air Force
A boat carrying some 150 tourists on a reservoir in Colombia went down late Sunday night, the air force...
Iraq forces enter IS-held Mosul: military
Iraq announced on Tuesday that its forces had entered Daesh-held Mosul for the first time since the Islamic State militant group overran the city more than two years ago. Iraqi army forces had entered areas within “the left bank of the city of Mosul,” Iraq´s Joint Operations Command said. Mosul... Read more
China´s secretive stealth fighter unveiled in flyby debut
Two of China´s secretive J-20 warplanes swept over a gasping crowd at the Zhuhai air show Tuesday, potent symbols of Beijing´s aspirations to military might. The fighters were not announced on the schedule and appeared in the sky just after a colourful aerobatics show by the People´s Liberation Army... Read more
PSX bulls as PTI backs down from Islamabad lockdown call
The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) made a historic jump on Tuesday as Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) postponed its November 2 ‘lockdown’ in Islamabad. PSX’s benchmark KSE 100-share Index rose the largest gain 1,406.03 points in a single day and closed at 41,299.87. In percentage term, the index rose... Read more
Trump raises spectre of crisis if Clinton wins the White House
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called Democratic rival Hillary Clinton a threat to the country on Monday, saying that if she is elected a probe into her emails could shadow her entire term in office, as the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll showed Clinton’s lead narrowing slightly. “The investigation will last... Read more
Lady Gaga’s ‘Joanne’ debuts at top of Billboard album chart
Lady Gaga notched her fourth chart-topping album on Monday as her rock-infused record “Joanne” debuted at the top of the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart, outpacing new entries by Michael Buble, Pentatonix and Leonard Cohen. “Joanne,” the fifth studio album from Lady Gaga, sold 170,000 albums, 135,000 songs... Read more
PTI sticks to protest plan despite Commission to probe Panama Leaks
The Supreme Court (SC) has decided to form a commission having powers as that of the apex court to probe the Panama Leaks issue. The SC full bench, headed by Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali, also directed the family of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to submit their reply in... Read more
Pak Army major martyred, 6 injured in IED blast in South Waziristan
Pakistan Army major Imran embraced martyrdom in a landmine blast in South Waziristan Agency today. According to Inter services Public Relations (ISPR), Major Imran succumbed to his wounds while six other soldiers also sustained injuries in the blast. The security convoy was passing through the area when their vehicle... Read more
First Chinese shipment arrives at Sost Port in GB
Chinese shipment of around hundred trucks arrived at the Sost dry port in Gilgit-Baltistan on Monday. The shipment is part of  CPEC project between Pakistan and China formally became operational. The shipment arrived more than two weeks after the first Chinese ship docked at Gwadar port that is the... Read more
At least six dead, 30 injured in oil tanker explosion at Gadani shipbreaking yard
At least six people died and more than 20 injured in explosion in the oil containers at the ship-breaking yard. Deputy General Secretary National Trade Union Federation Nasir Mansoor while talking to media said.“Over 200 workers are trapped inside the shipbreaking yard engulfed by flames,” The fire erupted in a... Read more
PPP announces public rally from Nov 4
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has announed to stage ‘massive public gathering’ on Sindh-Punjab border on November 4. According to sources taken by PPP sources, the decision has been taken after due consultation with chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. The decision has been taken on the four point agenda of Bilawal... Read more
Imran vows to lead ‘Nov 2’ Islamabad protest, come what may
 Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan vowed to lead the protest on November 2, come what may. Speaking to his party workers outside his Bani Gala residence in Islamabad, Khan said it was misreported that protesters were armed, only to find excuse for use of force. He said Pakistan will keep... Read more
Amnesty tells Pakistan to stop ‘regressive crackdown’ on protesters
Amnesty International Monday demanded the government to immediately and unconditionally release hundreds of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) activists, lift restrictions on their movement and take all appropriate measures to ensure that people are allowed to exercise their right to peaceful assembly. The organization’s calls come as Pakistan’s authorities have intensified... Read more
SC to hear petitions on Panama Papers today
A five-member Supreme Court larger bench will hear petitions regarding Panama Papers today. Chief Justice Anwar Zaheer Jamali will lead the bench. Special security measures have been taken to ensure smooth proceedings. No one will be permitted to enter Court Room without special security pass issued by the Supreme... Read more