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...
Russian jets accidentally bombed US-backed forces in Syria
Russian warplanes bombed US-backed fighters in several small villages in northern Syria after they mistakenly thought Daesh forces were in the area, a top US general said Wednesday. On Tuesday, “we had some Russian aircraft and regime aircraft bomb some villages that I believe they thought were held by... Read more
Twin Taliban suicide attacks in Kabul kill 16
Sixteen people were killed Wednesday in simultaneous Taliban suicide assaults on two security compounds in Kabul, as the insurgents ramp up attacks even before the start of their annual spring offensive. Dozens of others were wounded as explosions and gunfire echoed through the capital city, in a day of... Read more
Uber CEO apologizes
Uber chief Travis Kalanick has apologized, acknowledging that “I must fundamentally change as a leader and grow up,” after a video showed him verbally abusing a driver for the service. In a message to Uber employees late Tuesday, Kalanick cited the widely circulated video and said he “treated an... Read more
Trump vows new merit-based US immigration system
President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to introduce a new merit-based system to regulate new arrivals in the United States and reduce the flow of unskilled workers, as he held out the prospect of a sweeping immigration reform. While pushing for tougher law enforcement in his maiden speech to Congress,... Read more
Afghanistan requests re-opening of Pakistan border crossing
Afghanistan has called upon Pakistan to de-esclate tensions between the two countries and re-open border crossing. The Afghan border crossings were closed on Feb 16 shortly after a suicide bomber struck Lal Shahbaz Qalandar Shrine in Sehwan Sharif, killing 95 devotees. Pakistan maintains that Afghan soil was sued by... Read more
PM confers eight ECO awards
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Wednesday conferred Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) awards of excellence on eight prominent figures from different countries. Speaking at the 13th ECO Summit here, the Prime Minister said the nominations for the awards had been approved by the 22nd Council of Ministers in its meeting... Read more
COAS vows full support regarding security for PSL final
Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Bajwa has assured full  security arrangements for the upcoming Pakistan Super League final in Lahore. According to details, Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif telephoned COAS Gen. Qamar Bajwa and discussed security arrangements for the Pakistan Super League final on March 5. Shahbaz Sharif briefed COAS... Read more
PSL final online tickets sold out on first day
Pakistan Super League final all online tickets were sold out on the first day. The online tickets priced for the Wasim Akram and the Waqar Younis enclosures were Rs. 12000. On Tuesday PCB Chairman Shahryar Khan announced that a thousand tickets will be sold for Rs500. Prices range from... Read more