Marvi Memon awarded French National Order of Merit
State minister and chairperson of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP) Marvi Memon  has been awarded the prestigious French...
SSG commandos capture Brekh Muhammad Kandao mountain
Pakistan Army on Saturday announced the successful completion of the first phase of Operation Khyber-4. According to the Inter-Services...
State Bank of Pakistan maintains discount rate at 5.75%
The State Bank of Pakistan has maintained the discount rate at 5.75% . The State Bank of Pakistan Governor...
All eyes on Donald Trump over Mars
The year 2016 has seen a rekindling of the human desire to conquer Mars, with public and private interests openly vying to take the first step on the Red Planet, possibly with a stopover on the Moon. Space-faring nations are mostly united in viewing Mars as the next frontier... Read more
Smallest Waist: Michele Kobke is close to breaking the World Record
Michele Kobke, 24, German citizen, has spent the past three years working to achieve her dream of an hourglass 15-inch waist and she’s almost reached it. Michele Koebke’s body were an hourglass; the German woman’s waistline has been cinched to a circumference of only 16 inches. Koebke, 24, has... Read more
US dollar holds near 14-year highs
The U.S. dollar edged lower against a basket of major currencies on Friday, but still held near 14-year highs touched after Wednesday’s Federal Reserve meeting, with profit-taking halting the greenback’s rally. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, was last at 102.900,... Read more
China’s navy seizes underwater US drone
China expects a smooth resolution to the seizure by its navy of “unidentified” equipment found in the South China Sea, a state-run newspaper said on Saturday, after U.S. officials said a Chinese warship had taken a U.S. underwater drone. The drone was taken on Thursday, the first seizure of... Read more
Urwa, Farhan wedding pictures
Model and actress Urwa Hocane tied the knot with singer and musician Farhan Saeed at Badshahi Mosque. Here are pictures of the wedding:- Read: Farhan Saeed and Urwa Hocane prove they have on-screen chemistry too! Read: Urwa in Mumbai to sign Bollywood film?   Watch: Urwa Hocane releases first song ‘Ao Lay Kar... Read more
Syrians’ blood on hands of Assad, Russia and Iran: Obama
President Barack Obama declared on Friday that Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian regime, Iran and Russia are responsible for the carnage in Aleppo and argued there was nothing Washington could have done to stop the war, short of a military takeover of Syria. And he warned Assad, who has been engaged... Read more
Several wounded in Kayseri Turkey blast
Turkey: Several people were wounded on Saturday in a car bombing close to a public bus in the central Turkish city of Kayseri, television reports said. Initial television pictures showed that the bus had been reduced to a smouldering wreck by the impact of the blast. The Dogan news... Read more
Provide hacking evidence or remain silent, Putin lambasts US
The Russian President Vladimir Putin has challenged U.S. officials to prove their accusations with valid evidence or forever remain silent. Putin’s Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said; “They should either stop talking about that or produce some proof at least. Otherwise it all begins to look unseemly.’’ Peskov  had earlier described... Read more
Australia 202-5 at dinner, lead Pakistan by 489
Australia were 202 for five and holding a lead of 489 runs over Pakistan at dinner on the third day of the day-night first Test at the Gabba on Saturday. At the interval, Peter Handscomb was on 35 and Matt Wade was not out one. Pakistan were earlier dismissed... Read more
10 burnt as oil tanker catches fire at Superhighway Karachi
Ten people suffered burn injuries as a oil tanker at Superhighway Karachi caught fire.  According to details, at least 10 people were burnt when an oil tanker at Superhighway near Nooriabad caught fire, seven has been shifted to hospital for medical treatment. Police further claimed that the oil tanker which... Read more
Seven die in coach-trailer collision in Balochistan
Seven passengers were killed and 10 others injured when a passenger coach collided with a trailer in Chahghi. According to a Levies spokesman, the incident occurred on Quetta-Taftan Road in Chaghi District. The bus, heading to Taftan from Quetta, went out of drivers control and collided with a trailer... Read more
Australia lead Pakistan by 327 runs at tea
Australia tightened their grip on the day-night first Test with a 327-run lead over Pakistan after not enforcing the follow-on on the third day at the Gabba on Saturday. Pakistan’s last two partnerships battled for almost an hour before they were all out for 142 to trail Australia by... Read more
Mortal remains of PK-661 passengers handed over to families
Mortal remains of all PK-661 victims of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has been handed over to families on Saturday. The Administrator Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) on Saturday said that bodies of 11 more victims were handed over to their families earlier on Saturday, which later flew... Read more