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...
Cummins called up to replace Australia paceman Starc
Pat Cummins has been rushed into the Australia squad to replace injured pace spearhead Mitchell Starc for the remainder of the test series in India, Cricket Australia said on Saturday. Cummins has not played a test since his debut against South Africa as a teenager in 2011 but he... Read more
Federal judge declines to halt revised Trump travel ban
A U.S. federal court on Friday refused to put an emergency halt to Republican President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban, saying lawyers from states opposed to the measure needed to file more extensive court papers. States led by Washington and Minnesota challenged Trump’s original executive order, issued in January,... Read more
Indian PM Modi eyes victory in biggest state election test
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will learn on Saturday whether his popularity is sufficient to clinch a win for his party in the country’s most populous state, where its sights are set on an absolute majority to consolidate its position. Modi campaigned for more than two months to win... Read more
Afghan applicants for special visas far exceed supply
Just over 1,400 visas are left in a special programme for Afghans who worked for the U.S. government in Afghanistan, less than a tenth of what is needed for all the Afghans who have applied for such visas, a State Department official said on Friday. U.S. military forces have... Read more