China’s Vice Premier lauds Pakistani media role for promotion of CPEC, BRI
Highlighting the importance of media, China’s Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli has lauded the support and active role of Pakistani...
No Indian boots on the ground in Afghanistan: defence minister
India will not deploy troops in Afghanistan, its defence minister said Tuesday, but promised to boost support for a...
Dawoodi Bohras in the Mainstream
It has been almost 19 years since the Syedna or the spiritual leader of the Bohra community has graced...
China blocks India’s request for UN to blacklist Masood Azhar
China has blocked India’s request to add the head of the Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) to a UN Security Council blacklist of groups linked to al Qaeda. India has accused JeM and its top leader, Maulana Masood Azhar, of masterminding several attacks, including a deadly assault on an... Read more
CTD official escapes a suicide attack in Rahim Yar Khan
A Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) official escaped a suicide in Rahim Yar Khan.  At least two people including a policeman injured when a female suicide bomber blew herself up near a mosque. According to police sources, Chaudhry Ashraf of Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) was the target of the bomber; however,... Read more
Misbah considers retirement ahead of final Sydney Test
Captain Misbah-ul-Haq said he was considering retirement after Pakistan’s shattering two-session capitulation to Australia in the second Test in Melbourne to lose the series on Friday. Pakistan, who appeared safe from defeat after amassing 443 for nine declared in their first innings, crashed to an innings and 18-run defeat... Read more
Fog covers Lahore, effects fligh operations, road traffic
Dense fog in Lahore and adjacent areas have effected air and road traffic. All flights have been suspended due to foggy conditions in Dubai and Pakistan, the flight schedule of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) disturbed, with four flights diverted to Muscat on Friday. According to PIA spokesman Danyal Gilani, PIA’s... Read more
Syria ceasefire begins under deal backed by Russia, Turkey
A nationwide ceasefire in Syria brokered by Russia and Turkey took effect at midnight (2200 GMT), in a potentially major breakthrough in the conflict of more than five years. The deal, which does not include designated “terrorists” like the Islamic State group, was announced hours earlier by Russian President... Read more
5 killed as passenger coach collides with van in Haripur
Five people were killed and two others were injured as a passenger coach collided with a van in Hairpur. According to police, the accident took place in Haripur near Baldher, when a passenger coach and a van collided. Five people were killed as a result of the collision, which... Read more
Australia humiliate Pakistan in Melbourne test, clinch series 2-0
Australia destroyed a flailing Pakistani batting line-up to win the Test series 2-0 against the tourists, on Friday during the final day in Melbourne of the second Test match, on Friday.  Mitchell Starc tore through the tail and Pakistan crumbled for 163 as Australia won the second test in Melbourne by... Read more