More rain forecasts in southern parts of country
The Pakistan Meteorological Department (MET) on Friday forecast more monsoon rain in the southern parts of the country. According...
FIR lodged for attempted murder of medical student in Lahore
A FIR has been lodged  for injuring the student of a private medical college, Lahore. According to sources, victim...
Qatari emir amends laws to bolster fight against terrorism: agency
Qatar’s ruler has amended the country’s anti-terrorism laws in a royal decree issued on Thursday, state news agency QNA...
Israel apologises over threats to ´take down´ UK minister Alan Duncan
The Israeli embassy in London sought to head off a diplomatic storm Sunday, apologising after one of its staff was caught on camera threatening to “take down” a British government minister. The Mail on Sunday newspaper posted the footage showing the embassy employee telling an undercover reporter from Al-Jazeera... Read more
Pakistan’s once-booming textile industry struggles to bounce back
As Pakistan slowly emerges from a long-term power crisis, its once booming textile sector is scrambling to find its feet — but high energy costs and a decade lost to competitors mean recovery is far from assured. Energy production was severely depressed for more than 10 years due to... Read more
FIA arrests a imposture federal minister
The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has arrested Salamat Ali Chohan who was imposturing as a federal minister. According to FIA, Salamat Ali Chohan impostured himself as a federal minister for the last six years and had secured several benefits and contracts worth millions of rupees. Chohan had even obtained a... Read more
Om Puri’s death appears a mystery following post mortem
Om Puri’s post mortem report has opened the gates for an investigation by the Mumbai police. Om Puri had died at the age of 66 from a massive heart attack. A post-mortem was carried. The report revealed that Om Puri had injuries on the left side of his head. Police has... Read more
13 dead, several injured in Jhelum road collision
At least 13 people were killed in a tragic road crash in Jhelum. At least 13 people, including women, died when a passenger van collided headon with a car near Jhelum. Rescue officials said eight people died on the spot, with 15 injured, however, the death toll later rose... Read more
Istanbul nightclub attacker identified as Uzbek militan
The attacker who shot dead 39 people on New Year’s night at an Istanbul nightclub has been identified as an Uzbek jihadist who belongs to the extremist Islamic State (IS) group, Turkish press reports said. There had been confusion over the identity of the attacker — who remains on... Read more
President issues ordinance disqualifying beneficiaries of NAB plea bargain for life
President Mamnoon Hussain has promulgated an ordinance amending the National Accountability Bureau laws related to voluntary return and plea bargain. The ordinance has disqualified for life the public office holders as well as government servants who benefit from the NAB laws of voluntary return and plea bargain. The NAB... Read more
Pakistan’s Rashid Naseem sets world record
A Pakistani Rashid Naseem has made a world  record  by smashing more than 40 fresh coconuts with his head in 60 seconds. Rashid, 30, who hails from Karachi, made the record of smashing 43 fresh coconuts with his head in one minute. Rashid  while talking to media said that... Read more
Putin directed cyber campaign to help Trump
Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to help Republican Donald Trump’s electoral chances by discrediting Democrat Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential campaign, U.S. intelligence agencies said in an assessment. Russia’s objectives were to undermine public faith in the U.S. democratic process, denigrate former Secretary of State Clinton,... Read more