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...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
Canada mosque shooting: suspect called police to surrender
A suspect in Sunday’s mosque shooting in Quebec City that left six people dead has called police “to talk about his surrender,” a senior police official said Monday. Quebec police inspector Denis Turcottee said the young man called the emergency services line 15 minutes after the shooting Sunday night... Read more
Pakistani Seafood of $183.451 mln, meat $105.690 mln exported in 6 months
Fish and fish preparations worth of $183.451 million exported from the country during first half of current financial year as against the exports $166.286 million of the corresponding period of last year. Seafood exports from the country during the period from July- December, 2016-17 witnessed 10.32 percent increase as... Read more
Pakistani soldier killed in cross-border fire from Afghanistan
Terrorist fired from across on a Pakistani Post in Khyber Agency critically injuring soldier performing duty at the border post. “Today the injured soldier embraced shahadat at CMH Peshawar. COAS acknowledges sacrifice of Sep Waqas for security of our Motherland,” said a press release issued by Inter Services Public... Read more
Zubair confirms decision over his appointment as Governor Sindh
Federal Minister of State Muhammad Zubair, Monday confirmed that competent authority had designated him as the Governor Sindh. Talking to private news channels, the governor-designate said a summary in that regard was prepared and a notification would be issued shortly. Muhammad Zubair, who holds portfolio of Minister of State... Read more
Naval Chief calls on PM
Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif here at the PM House on Monday. The Naval Chief briefed the Prime Minister on professional matters pertaining to Pakistan Navy. The Naval Chief said that Pakistan Navy was ready and well equipped to defend... Read more
After #DeleteUber, Uber CEO pledges $3 million for drivers affected by immigration ban
After his failure to denounce President Trump’s immigration ban was met with a scorching #DeleteUber campaign, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick today vowed to set up a $3 million legal defense fund for affected drivers, in addition to other promises. He also lightly criticized the ban, calling it “unjust.” “At... Read more
Australia win toss, bowl in 1st New Zealand ODI
Australia won the toss and elected to bowl against New Zealand after their batting line-up suffered a late blow ahead of the first one-day international in Auckland on Monday. A back injury meant wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade was a late exclusion from an Australia team already missing David Warner, Usman... Read more
´This is not a Muslim ban,´ Trump says of immigration move
President Donald Trump insisted Sunday that his executive order temporarily halting travel from seven majority-Muslim countries was “not a Muslim ban,” after it was met with confusion, global outrage and huge protests across the United States. “America is a proud nation of immigrants and we will continue to show... Read more
Trump´s first major test is travel ban uproar
Donald Trump came under fire from mass protests and global outrage over his controversial ban on travelers from seven Muslim countries, facing the first real test of his nine-day administration. The ban was criticized by allies, sparked confusion over its implementation and galvanized Democrats looking for a lightning rod... Read more