Govt revises fuel prices, petrol price hiked by Rs 1.48 per litre
From the month of December 2017 the government increased prices of petroleum products. According to notification, the price of...
Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Russia, Iran, Turkey agree ‘mechanism’ to ensure Syria truce
Russia, Iran and Turkey, the sponsors of peace talks between Syrian rebels and Damascus, agreed Tuesday to establish a joint “mechanism” to monitor the frail truce in the war-torn country. The sides will “establish a trilateral mechanism to observe and ensure full compliance with the ceasefire, prevent any provocations... Read more
Pakistan successfully conducts test of ballistic missile ‘Ababeel’
Pakistan has conducted its first successful flight test of surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Ababeel’. According to press release from Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the missile has a maximum range of 2200 kilometers and is capable of carrying multiple warheads, using Multiple Independent Re-entry (MIRV) technology. The test flight was aimed at... Read more
Samsung Elec says battery caused Note 7 fires, may delay new phone launch
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd indicated on Monday that its latest flagship Galaxy S smartphone could be delayed as it pledged to enhance product safety following an investigation into the cause of fires in its premium Note 7 devices. Wrapping up its months-long probe into the cause of the Note... Read more
Iraqi forces claim recapture of eastern Mosul after 100 days of fighting
Iraqi officials said on Monday government forces had taken complete control of eastern Mosul, 100 days after the start of their U.S.-backed campaign to dislodge Islamic State militants from the city. The deputy parliament speaker announced the capture of the east of the city, Islamic State’s last major stronghold... Read more
Inter-Collegiate Women Cricket Championship 2016-17 concludes at GCUF
Inter-collegiate women cricket championship 2016-17 held under the aegis of sports department of Government College University Faisalabad (GCUF) concluded on Monday. Six teams of women colleges took part in sports event organized at university ground new campus. Government College for Women Samanabad won the title. Government College for Women... Read more
PM inaugurates Multan’s metro bus service
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday inaugurated the Metro Bus service in Multan aimed at providing the best and confortable transport facilities to the local people. The Prime Minister unveiled the plaque of the project, completed with a cost of Rs 28 billion. The Prime Minister took a test... Read more
Panama Gates Case: SC rejects Maryam Nawaz’s statement
The Supreme Court of Pakistan has rejected the statement of Maryam Nawaz as it did not bear the signature. Maryam Nawaz submitted her statement in court. The statement claimed that costly presents that her father had provided to her, he had gifted them out of his love for her as... Read more
Next ‘Star Wars’ film has a title: ‘The Last Jedi’
The next chapter in the beloved blockbuster “Star Wars” saga has a title: Episode VIII will tell the tale of “The Last Jedi.” Lucasfilm on Monday released the title without additional explanation. The film, directed by Rian Johnson, is due in theaters on December 15, 2017. “We have the... Read more
Panamagate Case: JI counsel urges SC to summon PM
Jamaat e Islami’s counsel Toufeeq Asif pleaded to the bench for summoning Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the court for cross examination. A five member bench headed by the Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed hearing of the Panamagate Case remarked that after hearing each party the bench could summon Nawaz... Read more
Lt Gen (retd) Ishfaq Nadeem made MD Mari Petroleum
Lt Gen (retd) Ishfaq Nadeem Ahmed has been appointed as Mari Petroleum Company Managing Director (MD)/ Chief Executive Officer (CEO ). In a press release issued stated that Lt Gen (retd) Ishfaq Nadeem Ahmed has been appointed as MD/CEO with effect from January 26, 2017. Lt Gen (retd) Ishfaq Nadeem... Read more
Pakistan Stock Exchange crosses 50000 points
Pakistan Stock Exchange on Tuesday at crossed 50 thousand points with 174 points increase in hundred index.  The benchmark 100 Index  recorded gains of 511 points, and had closed at 49,876 points at the end of the day. The market had closed at 49876 points yesterday which at the start of... Read more