Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
PCB makes PSL a private limited company
Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) Governing Board has given a formal approval to make Pakistan Super League (PSL) a private limited company. While confirming and giving details of the decision on Tuesday, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Executive Committee Chairman Najam Sethi said that PSL would remain a part of PCB... Read more
Myanmar gets first glimpse of most famous director´s film
Myanmar´s only internationally recognised director, Midi Z, has shown his work in his home country for the first time, calling the screening a “historical moment” for a nation emerging from decades of military oppression. “The Road to Mandalay,” a tragic love story about two Myanmar workers who travel illegally... Read more
Chinese investors offer 14,000 buses for Karachi, interior Sindh
Chinese investors, under an ambitious transport  network plan, have offered the Sindh government to ply 14,000 modern buses in phases in Karachi and the interior of Sindh. The offer was made by a Chinese delegation of well-known Chinese firm Norinco International which called on Sindh Minister for Transport Syed... Read more
COAS visits Corps Headquarters Karachi
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, visited Corps Headquarters Karachi and attended the ongoing Exercise “Resilient Response” of Southern Command. COAS was briefed in detail about the conduct and conclusions of the Exercise encompassing both defensive and offensive operations. Talking to participants, COAS expressed his complete satisfaction over... Read more
Taliban call on Trump to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan
The Afghan Taliban on Wednesday called on U.S. president-elect Donald Trump to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan. “Our message is that the Americans should draft a policy not to take away the independence and sovereignty of other nations. Most importantly they should withdraw all their troops from Afghanistan,” the... Read more
Saeed-uz-Zaman appointed as new Sindh Governor
Former chief justice Saeed-uz-Zaman Siddiqui has been appointed as new Sindh Governor after incumbent governor Dr Ishratul Ebad became controversial amid allegations from Pak Sarzameen Party, sources said. According to sources, the decision to replace the governor was taken in a meeting today between President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime... Read more
Triumphant Donald Trump elected US President, Clinton concedes
Donald Trump has stunned America and the world, riding a wave of populist resentment to defeat Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States. The Republican mogul defeated his Democratic rival, plunging global markets into turmoil and casting the long-standing global political order,... Read more
´I´m very afraid´: Muslim shock as Trump wins
“I´m very afraid, will there be more wars? Will America attack Muslim countries again?” asked Indonesian activist Alijah Diete as Donald Trump edged closer to a shock victory in the US election. Muslims across Asia were struggling Wednesday to accept the news that the populist politician who has made... Read more
Clinton or Trump? America waits as suspense builds
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were locked in a dead heat Tuesday in their historic clash for White House, as the world waited anxiously for results from the key battleground states that will decide the winner. A deeply divided electorate of about 200 million Americans were asked to make... Read more
Trump wins key battleground state Ohio
Republican Donald Trump won the key battleground state of Ohio, boosting his chances of pulling off an upset win in Tuesday´s presidential election. CNN, ABC and NBC called Trump the winner over Democrat Hillary Clinton, providing 18 electoral votes of the 270 needed for a majority. (AFP) Read more