China’s Vice Premier lauds Pakistani media role for promotion of CPEC, BRI
Highlighting the importance of media, China’s Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli has lauded the support and active role of Pakistani...
No Indian boots on the ground in Afghanistan: defence minister
India will not deploy troops in Afghanistan, its defence minister said Tuesday, but promised to boost support for a...
Dawoodi Bohras in the Mainstream
It has been almost 19 years since the Syedna or the spiritual leader of the Bohra community has graced...
Pakistan has contributed towards global peace and stability: Gen Qamar
General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) Pabbi near Mangla today. COAS met foreign military teams participating in 2nd Pakistan Army Team Spirit Competition (PATS) being held near Mangla from April 1 to April 5, 2017. According to Inter Services Public... Read more
Petrol, diesel prices hiked by Rs. 1 per litre
Government announced on Friday has increased the prices of petrol and high speed diesel (HSD) by Rs1 per litre. Finance Minister Ishaq Dar while talking to media in Dubai announced new prices of petrol which will  be sold at Rs. 74 per litre, whereas the new price of high... Read more
22 killed, over 100 injured in Parachinar blast
At least 22 people killed and over 100 injured on Friday in a blast outside an Imambargah at Shendak bazaar in Parachinar city of Kurram Agency. According to initial information, the explosion occurred outside the women’s entrance of an Imambargah as people gathered for Friday prayers. A witness said security... Read more
Malik Riaz rejects propaganda on Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim deal
 Chairman of Bahria Town, Malik Riaz Hussain, has clarified that Bahria management will not take over Karachi’s Bagh Ibn-e-Qasim “till all stakeholders agree.” In a Twitter message  on Friday, Malik Riaz said “We will NOT take over this park till all stakeholders including Mayor Karachi agree to hand it... Read more
Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer offers glimpse at new season
It is still four months away but excitement was building for “Game of Thrones” Thursday as the latest trailer for the seventh season brought together three main characters. The 90-second teaser, entitled “Long Walk” features Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey), Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) and Jon Snow (Kit Harington) continuing... Read more
Twitter makes room for more characters in tweets
Twitter on Thursday began rolling out changes to let people pack more into tweets, subtracting from the character count names of those being replied to in posts. The latest software modification at the one-to-many messaging service comes about a year after Twitter set out to relax a 140-character limit... Read more
ECC approves 300MW power plant in Gwadar
Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet has authorized Private Power and Infrastructure Board to establishment a 300MW power plant at Gwadar. The approval was given at a meeting of the Committee in Islamabad with Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in the chair. The ECC had set up a committee in... Read more
Rangers recover weapons buried in Karachi graveyard
Sindh Rangers recovered a large cache of weapons hidden in a local graveyard in Karachi on Thursday night. According to the Rangers official, the action was launched on the information given by a detained activist of a political party. Rangers officials also stated thatarms and ammunition was hidden underground in... Read more
Several hurt in clashes at Turkey’s Brussels consulate
Several people were injured and taken to hospital after supporters and opponents of the Turkish government clashed outside the country’s consulate in central Brussels on Thursday, Belgian police said. Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel condemned the violence, which he linked to a forthcoming referendum in Turkey on increasing the... Read more
Trump predicts ´very difficult´ China summit
President Donald Trump on Thursday predicted that an upcoming meeting with Chinese leader Xi Jinping would be “very difficult,” as he set an adversarial tone ahead of a high-profile summit. “The meeting next week with China will be a very difficult one,” Trump tweeted, in apparent reference to the... Read more
Space station debris shield floats away during spacewalk
A five-foot (1.5-meter) debris shield being installed on the International Space Station floated away on Thursday during a spacewalk by two veteran U.S. astronauts, a NASA TV broadcast showed. Peggy Whitson, who became the world’s most experienced female spacewalker during the outing, told ground control teams that a bag... Read more
Census 2017: 2nd block of phase-I begins today
The second block of the phase one under the 6th population and housing census in sixty-three districts across the country will start today. Briefing media in Islamabad, the Chief Census Commissioner Asif Bajwa said the house listing operation in the second block of phase one will start today and... Read more
Shadab shines again as Pakistan beat West Indies by 3 runs in second T20
Shadab Khan gave another match-winning bowling performance and Hasan Ali held his nerve for Pakistan to sneak a three-run victory over the West Indies in the second T20 International on Thursday. Set a relatively modest target of 133 to level the series following a six-wicket defeat in the opening... Read more
White House says new information has emerged on Russia probe
The White House has invited the top Republican and Democratic members of the Senate and House of Representatives intelligence panels to review new material relevant to their investigation into Russia’s alleged interference in the U.S. presidential election, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Thursday. “There has been information,... Read more