11 injured as terrorists attack Peshawar Agriculture Training Institute
At least 11 people were injured in a militant attack at the student hostel of the Directorate of Agriculture,...
Rap mogul Russell Simmons steps down after sex accusations
Russell Simmons — who helped bring hip-hop into the mainstream with Def Jam Recordings — said Thursday he was...
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...
Messi ban unfair: Barcelona
Lionel Messi’s four-match international ban for swearing at an assistant referee was “unfair and totally disproportionate”, his Spanish club Barcelona said Wednesday. “FC Barcelona expresses its surprise and indignation at the decision by the FIFA Disciplinary Committee to suspend Leo Messi following the FIFA World Cup qualifying fixture between Argentina and Chile,” Barca... Read more
Britain to launch EU exit process today
Britain formally launches the process for leaving the European Union on Wednesday, a historic step that has divided the country and thrown into question the future of the European project. Just days after the EU’s 60th birthday, Britain is poised to become the first country ever to seek a... Read more
Plane catches fire in Peru, no serious injuries reported
A Boeing jet operated by Peruvian Airlines caught fire on Tuesday while landing at an airport near the Andean town of Jauja in central Peru after it swerved on the runway, but there were no serious injuries, a government minister said. Peruvian Airlines said in a statement that the... Read more
SC allows Qingqi rickshaws manufactured by registered companies
The Supreme Court on Wednesday allowed motorcycle rickshaws, popularly known as Qingqi rickshaws, which were manufactured by registered companies. A two-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Gulzar Ahmed in its order directed: “Besides approved Qingqi rickshaws, no other rickshaws shall be allowed to operate.” Highlighting the... Read more
SC denotifies appointment four NAB officials
The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Wednesday denotified appointment of  four National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officials who could not be justified by their qualifications. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim heard the case and ordered the competent authority to de-notify Director General (DG) NAB... Read more
Pakistan suffer second defeat in a row
Pakistan was beaten by top-ranked Australia in the second hockey test at the Marrara Hockey Stadium in Darwin on Wednesday. World number one Australia which outplayed Pakistan 6-1 in the opener, defeated the Men in Green 3-0 in the second game to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the... Read more
Shah Latif University male, female student barred from interaction in Campus
The Students Affairs Committee of the Shah Abdul Latif University Shikarpur campus reportedly has issued a circular barred male and females students to avoid interaction in the campus premises. The circular has been making the round on social media for couple of days now, in which, the male students... Read more
Mohammad Irfan banned for one year
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PSB) on Wednesday banned fast bowler Mohammad Irfan for one year after he pleaded guilty of violating the anti-corruption code before the investigation committee of the board. Irfan was charged for being involved in spot-fixing during the second edition of the Pakistan Super League. Irfan admitted... Read more
Bob Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm at weekend
Music icon Bob Dylan is to receive his Nobel Literature Prize this weekend at a meeting with the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, it was announced Wednesday. “The good news is that the Swedish Academy and Bob Dylan have decided to meet this weekend. The Academy will then hand over... Read more
British PM signs letter for Brexit with calls for UK unity
British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday signed the historic letter that will launch Brexit, a photo released by her office showed, as she called for unity even as Scotland voted for a new independence referendum. The British government will on Wednesday deliver the letter to European Union President... Read more
First phase of 6th Population Census completed
First phase of the ‘6th population and housing census’ completed on Wednesday. In the first phase census teams covered sixty-three districts across the country. The census teams surveyed various areas till late night to count homeless people in the first block. According to census officials, the house and headcount... Read more