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...
Apple to start building iPhones in India
Apple is to start making iPhones in India this year, a local government official said Friday, as the company seeks to tap into a booming middle class while sales in China slow. Karnataka´s IT minister said Apple had agreed to assemble its hugely popular phones in the southern state,... Read more
Pakistan qualifies for semifinal of T20 Blind World Cup
Pakistan has qualified for the semifinal of the T-20 Blind Cricket World Cup being played in India when it defeated Nepal by 10 wickets, says a message received here on Friday. It said that this was Pakistan’s fifth consecutive victory in this mega event. With the victory against Nepal,... Read more
We’re starting a fuse that’ll burn across continents: Jolie on Muslim ban
Actress and human rights advocate Angelina Jolie on Thursday said U.S. President Donald Trump’s executive order barring travellers from seven Muslim-majority countries hurts vulnerable refugees and could fuel extremism. Without directly naming Trump, Jolie, who has served as a special envoy for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees,... Read more
US hits Iran with fresh sanctions after missile tests
The United States slapped fresh sanctions on Iran Friday to punish Tehran for recent ballistic missile tests and its support for Yemen´s Houthi rebels. The first sanctions against Iran by the Trump administration targeted companies and individuals in Iran and China identified by the United States as supporting Tehran´s... Read more
Arnold proposes Trump to switch Jobs
Arnold Schwarzenegger retort to President Donald Trump on Twitter following Trump joked about the low ratings on “The Apprentice.” Arnold hits back at Trump with suggestion to swap jobs. “Hey, Donald, I have a great idea,” the bodybuilder-turned-entertainment-icon-turned-governor-turned-back-to-entertainment-icon began. “Why don’t we switch jobs? You take over TV, because you’re... Read more
Davis Cup returns to victorious Pakistan
Pakistan on Friday welcomed the return of international tennis after a 12-year hiatus, taking a 2-0 lead against Iran in a group II Davis Cup match in Islamabad. International sporting events have been rarely held in the country which has fought an insurgency for years. Hopes were high at... Read more
Hyundai to assemble cars in Pakistan
Hyundai Motor Company plans to set up a car assembly plant in Pakistan in a joint venture with local textile firm Nishat Mills, an official from Nishat said on Friday. Hyundai’s return to Pakistan will boost the government’s efforts to shake up the Japanese-dominated car market and loosen the... Read more
India trying to divert world’s attention from its atrocities against innocent Kashmiris
General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Lahore Garrison. On arrival, COAS laid floral wreath at Yadgar – e – Shuhada. COAS was briefed in details about operational preparedness and other matters at Corps HQ and HQ Pak Rangers Punjab. COAS expressed his satisfaction on operational readiness... Read more
SCO announces 3G, 4G services in Azad Kashmir
Special Communication Organization (SCO) has announced to provide 3G, 4G services in Azad Jammu and Kashmir. Commanding Officer of Special Communication Organization Mirpur Division Lt Col Syed Ayad Hassan said that all initial arrangements have been finalized to launch 3G and 4G services in Azad Kashmir to facilitate consumers... Read more
Met Office issues flood warning in Chitral
The Meteorological Department on Friday issued flood warning in the district with start of new rain spell across Khyber Pakthunkhwa (KPK) from Saturday. The Met Office said flood-like situation may emerge in Bandogol and Golain goal nullah (canal) due to heavy downpour. It advised the concerned departments and local... Read more
DG Rangers visits Lyari Karachi
Director General (DG) Sindh Rangers Major General Muhammad Saeed on Friday visited various areas of Lyari, a day after Baba Ladla was killed along with his two close aides. The spokesman for the paramilitary said, DG Rangers visited Gabol Chowk, Cheel Chowk, Nawa Lane and Miran Naka. The sector... Read more
PM inaugurates Karachi-Hyderabad Motorway
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Friday said the government’s focus on expansion of motorways network across the country had realized the dream of a developed and prosperous Pakistan. “Today, the people are witnessing the emergence of a new Pakistan with improved infrastructure and communication network, and we have given reality to this dream,” the... Read more
SHC orders to include Dr Asim’s name in ECL
The Sindh High Court  issued orders for Dr Asim Hussain’s name to be included in the Exit Control List (ECL). Sindh High Court hearing  Dr Asim’s bail request in two corruption references of Rs 479 billion issued orders to include Dr. Asim’s name from ECL. The Sindh High Court gave its... Read more
Malaysia ship carrying Rohingya aid departs for Myanmar
A  Malaysian ship carrying food, clothes and medical supplies departed for Myanmar on Friday which Prime Minster Najib Razak said would be used to ease the suffering of the Muslim Rohingya. A fourth-month military crackdown on Rohingya in the western state of Rakhine has galvanised the Muslim world, particularly... Read more