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...
Israel settlement growth not ‘good for peace’: Trump
US President Donald Trump does not believe Israeli settlement growth in Palestinian territories is “good for peace”, he told a paper Friday, in his most direct comments on the matter since inauguration. In the interview published in Hebrew by the Israel Hayom newspaper, Trump also said he was thinking... Read more
Twitter numbers paint grim profitability picture
Twitter Inc’s (TWTR.N) desultory earnings report on Thursday show a company with no evident path to profitability, as core costs climb more quickly than revenue while user growth stagnates. For all the buzz the San Francisco company has created as the preferred platform for U.S. President Donald Trump and... Read more
Jiah Khan murder: Mother’s plea rejected
A high court in India rejected a plea for setting up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the death of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan. The plea was filed by Jiah’s mother, Rabia Khan, a British national, who had sought formation of an SIT to probe the causes leading... Read more
Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Latif suspended after credible evidence: Najam Sethi
Pakistan Super League (PSL) Chairman Najam Sethi has confirmed that Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif were suspended after having concrete evidence of corruption against them. Pakistan Super League (PSL) Chairman Najam Sethi  in an interview said “No one big or small is exempt. We shall protect this asset of Pakistan,” Sethi... Read more
Sharjeel Khan, Khalid Lateef suspended on violation of PSL Anti-Corruption Code
Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Lateef  have been suspended for violating against the Pakistan Super League Anti-corruption Code here on Friday. Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Lateef representing Islamabad United in the second edition of the PSL. They were charged of meeting some suspicious persons at their hotel after the inaugural... Read more
Tokyo stocks jump by break after Trump tax cut promise
Japanese stocks rose sharply Friday morning, tracking record closes on Wall Street after US President Donald Trump promised details soon about a “phenomenal” tax-cut plan aimed at boosting the world’s top economy. US and European equities rallied with the dollar Thursday after Trump said at a meeting with airline... Read more
Magnitude 5.2 earthquake jolts Northern Areas
A mild earthquake 5.2 magnitude jolted Northern Areas of Pakistan Friday morning. Areas felt holts include Swat, Malakand Agency, Bajaur Agency, Parachinar, Fata. According to seismological center, magnitude of the tremor measured 5.2 at the Richter scale at a depth of 80 kilometers. The epicenter was located in the... Read more
Naval exercise “Aman-17” kicks off
International naval exercise “Aman-17” started in the Arabian Sea off the coast of Karachi on Friday. Navies from 12 countries including Australia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Turkey, United Kingdom and United States will be participating in joint exercise will while envoys from 31 countries will... Read more
PPP MPA Ghulam Qadir Chandio’s vehicle snatched in Karachi
Robbers snatched the vehicle of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) MPA Ghulam Qadir Chandio in Defence area of Karachi.  The robbers snatched the white Toyota Corolla bearing registration no. GSC-836 belong  to Chandio from  Defence Phase II near PNS Shifa Road. However, Chandio  was not in the care while the incident occured.... Read more
Court upholds suspension of Trump’s travel ban
A U.S. federal appeals court on Thursday unanimously upheld a suspension of President Donald Trump’s order that restricted travel from seven Muslim-majority countries. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling came in a challenge to Trump’s order filed by the states of Washington and Minnesota. The U.S. Supreme... Read more
In call with Putin, Trump rebukes nuclear treaty
In his first call as president with Russian leader Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump denounced a treaty that caps U.S. and Russian deployment of nuclear warheads as a bad deal for the United States, according to two U.S. officials and one former U.S. official with knowledge of the call. When... Read more
37 Pak Army brigadiers promoted to rank of Major General: ISPR
Pakistan Army’s promotion board has approved the promotion of 37 brigadiers including nine from Army Medical Corps to the rank of Major General. Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa presided over the promotion the board’s meeting. Those promoted include, Brigadier Nauman Zakria, Brigadier Kanwar Adnan Ahmed Khan,... Read more
Islamabad United beat Peshawar Zalmi in first PSL match
Islamabad United beat Peshawar Zalmi by seven wickets in the first T20 match of Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. The defending champions were set target of 191 runs that was reduced to 173 in 18 overs under D/L method after rain. Foreign players dominated the first game... Read more