Tillerson declines to host Ramadan event at State Department: sources
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined a request to host an event to mark Islam’s holy month...
One killed, five injured as car falls into ravine in Diamer
A person was killed and five others injured after a speeding car en-route to Chilas fell into a ravine...
Ruet-e-Hilal Committee to meet for moon sighting today
The Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee will meet in Islamabad on Friday evening for sighting of the Ramazan moon. The Central...
Stage actress Kismat Baig dies in Lahore
Punjabi stage actress, Kismat Baig who shot injured in Lahore on Wednesday night, has succumbed to her injuries today and died. According to details, the assailants opened fire at actress Kismat Baig at Lahore’s Harbanspura area, as she was returning home from work along her secretary, injuring the local celebrity... Read more
Gen Raheel proved to be the best leaders of this generation: Nawaz Sharif
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has paid tribute to the services and contributions of the outgoing Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif. The Prime Minister, while hosting a farewell reception for the Army Chief at the PM House, said that family of General Raheel Sharif are known for the... Read more
First death anniversary of Marium Mukhtiar being observed today
The first death anniversary of Pakistan’s first female fighter pilot, Marium Mukhtiar is being observed on Thursday (today). Marium Mukhtiar was born on 18th May 1992 in Karachi. She was the daughter of Colonel (retd.) Mukhtiar Ahmed Shaikh. She joined Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on 6th May 2011 and... Read more
Uber lauches rickshaw service in Karachi
Uber Pakistan has officially launched a rickshaw service in Pakistan. In the first phase, the rickshaw service is available in Karachi.In a press release issued on company’s website states “Starting today (November 24), Uber riders in Karachi can request a rickshaw with the convenience and affordability of Uber; forget the... Read more
COAS inaugurates Shahid Afridi cricket stadium in Khyber Agency
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif  inaugurated a cricket stadium alongside Shahid Afridi in Khyber Agency. The cricket stadium will be contracted in Khyber Agency. The cricket stadium has been named after Former Pakistani Captain Shahid Afridi. The cricket ground has been set up by the Pakistan... Read more
PM chairs high level meeting to review situation at LoC
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif presided a high level meeting with top military brass and closed associates to discuss the escalating tensions with India across the Line of Control.  According to details,  Advisor to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, National Security Advisor Nasser Janjua and DG ISI General Rizwan... Read more
New Zealand lose Boult for second Test against Pakistan
New Zealand suffered a blow on the eve of the second Test against Pakistan Thursday when bowling spearhead Trent Boult was ruled out with a knee injury. Matt Henry was expected to be elevated to share the new ball in Hamilton with Tim Southee, although New Zealand delayed naming... Read more
Asghar Farhadi on war, peace and writing from the heart
Asghar Farhadi stepped out into the biting winter Tehran air clutching his Oscar, taken aback by the huge crowd waiting at the airport to crown him Iran’s next national hero. Cinema in the Islamic republic had been winning critical plaudits for decades but had failed to break into the... Read more
At least 40 dead in China construction accident
At least 40 people have died after a platform under construction at a power plant’s cooling tower in eastern China’s Jiangxi province collapsed on Thursday, state news agency Xinhua said. The accident happened in Fengcheng at around 7 a.m. (2300GMT), and rescuers are on the scene Xinhua said, without... Read more
Trump declining intelligence briefings: report
Donald Trump has received just two classified intelligence briefings since winning the presidency earlier this month, far less than his immediate predecessors, the Washington Post reported Wednesday. The Republican’s limited engagement with his team of intelligence analysts has some officials questioning the real estate mogul’s commitment to national security... Read more
PM hosts farewell dinner for General Raheel Sharif today
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will host a farewell dinner today (Thursday) in the honour of outgoing Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif who is retiring on Nov 29. According to local news channel ‘Samaa News’, before the farwell dinner PM will hold a one-on-one meeting with General Sharif to discuss... Read more
Stage actress Kismat Baig shot in Lahore
Punjabi Stage actress Kismat Baig was shot by unidentified armed men in Lahore on Thursday. According to initial reports, Kismat Baig was travelling with her guard when unidentified motorcyclists shot at her car, injuring both. Read: Stage actress Kismat Baig dies in Lahore Baig and her guard were shifted to... Read more
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives in Pakistan
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson landed in Pakistan on Thursday, kicking off his official two-day visit to the country. According to details, the British Foreign Secretary was greeted by officials of the Foreign Minister after he arrived in Islamabad. Boris Johnson will meet Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj... Read more
PEMRA auctions Pakistan’s first DTH licences for Rs 14.69 billion
Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) has completed the auction of all three licences for Pakistan’s first Direct to Home Service (DTH) on Thursday. The first-ever three DTH licences of the country have been auctioned for 14.694 billion rupees. The bidding process continued for 15 hours. A total of... Read more