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...
Kenyan MP calls for sex boycott until men register to vote
A Kenyan opposition MP has urged fellow women to impose a sex boycott until their men register to vote in August’s general election. Mishi Mboko, who is married, said women should withhold sex until their menfolk present their credentials in the form of a valid voter ID card. “Women,... Read more
Pakistan among fastest growing e-commerce markets: eBay CEO
Chief Executive Officer of eBay, an American Inc and e-commerce company, has termed Pakistan among the fastest growing e-commerce markets in the world. In a Facebook Live session on the page of the World Economic Forum (WEF), Wenig was asked a question regarding his thoughts on Pakistan and emerging... Read more
Putin mocks claims that Trump was spied on
President Vladimir Putin cracked raunchy jokes on Tuesday as he poked fun at claims that Russian secret services filmed US President-elect Donald Trump with prostitutes. Showing he is familiar with the claims in the explosive dossier, Putin launched into a series of ribald jokes about prostitutes, riffing on Trump´s... Read more
Misbah ul Haq signs for up this international cricket league
Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq will feature in the 2017 edition of the Hong Kong T20 Blitz being played from March 8-12.   Misbah will captain HKI United immediately after the conclusion of the second edition of the HBL PSL where he will lead Islamabad United again, said Amna Naqvi, the... Read more
FDI rises by 10 % in Pakistan: SBP
Foreign investment in the country flourished after a long pause and a growth of 10 percent to $1.080 billion was recorded in the six months of the current fiscal year, the State Bank of Pakistan data showed. The economic measures according to an analyst started paying some dividends as... Read more
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on Status of Women formed
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has reconstituted the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women headed by Ms. Neelum Toru. It was notified by Zakat, Ushr, Social Welfare, Special Education and Women Empowerment Department here Tuesday. Other members of the Commission are MPA Nasim Hayat, MPA Uzma Khan, MPA... Read more
New Year nightclub attacker caught in Istanbul
The gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year’s Day has been caught in the city’s Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said on Tuesday. The reports could not be confirmed; but Hurriyet said the man, who media quoted police... Read more
At least five dead, 15 hurt in shooting at Mexico’s BPM music festival
At least five people, including four foreigners, were killed and 15 were wounded early on Monday when a shooter opened fire at a nightclub in Mexico’s Playa del Carmen resort during the BPM electronic music festival, state officials said. Quintana Roo State Attorney General Miguel Angel Pech told a... Read more