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...
COAS terms Balochistan as Pakistan’s heart
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Thursday that success  and stability is enshrined in stability and development of Balochistan. Speaking during a seminar at the Balochistan University of Engineering Khuzdar, the army chief termed Balochistan as the heart of Pakistan and insisted that peace in... Read more
Queen Elizabeth resumes duties after illness
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has given an honor to a member of her staff in a private ceremony, resuming official duties as she continued to recover from a heavy cold that forced her to miss Christmas and New Year church services, a spokeswoman said. The 90-year-old monarch fell ill before... Read more
218 Indian fishermen released from Malir Jail
Around 218 Indian fishermen have been released as a goodwill gesture from the district Jail Malir here on Thursday, said Police and Edhi sources. Pakistan Railways official told APP that the fishermen left the metropolis through the Allama Iqbal Express for Lahore for their onward journey to India. The... Read more
Queen Elizabeth II almost shot by her own guardsman
The Queen Elizabeth II was once found strolling palace gardens at 3am by a guardsman, who told her: “Bloody hell, Your Majesty . I nearly shot you”, it has been claimed. According to an account of the astonishing encounter, Her Majesty quipped in response: “That’s quite all right. “Next... Read more
PTI leader Asad Umar shifted to hospital
The Pakistan Tehreek Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Umar has been shifted to hospital following getting sick on plane. According to initial report Asad Umar was travelling from Islamabad to Karachi via Pakistan Airline flight PK-365 when he got sick on plane. Asad was taken to a private hospital after his flight landed... Read more
Netanyahu backs pardon for Israel soldier convicted over killing Palestinian
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he favours a pardon for an Israeli soldier convicted Wednesday of manslaughter for shooting dead a Palestinian. Elor Azaria had been on trial in a military court since May, with right-wing politicians defending him despite top army brass harshly condemning his actions. “This... Read more
Dhoni steps down as ODI, T20I captain
Mahendra Singh Dhoni has stepped down as India´s limited-overs captain but will still be available for selection, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) said on Wednesday. “Mahendra Singh Dhoni has informed the BCCI that he wishes to step down as the captain of the Indian Cricket Team from the One-Day... Read more
FIA constitutes committees to investigate Axact, Khanani-Kalia cases
The Federal Investigation Authority (FIA) Wednesday constituted two committees for further investigating of the Axact and Khanani-Kalia cases. The committees were constituted on the directive of Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, said a press release. The committees chaired by Deputy Director FIA Jamil would... Read more