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...
Raheel Sharif was an ordinary general, he should not be overrated: Governor Sindh
Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair on Thursday said former chief of Army Staff (COAS) Raheel Sharif was just another general and should not be overrated. Talking to media at ‘Leaders in Islamabad’  business summit Sindh Governor said that credit for Karachi operation goes to Nawaz Shairf whose efforts brought positive change... Read more
Misbahul Haq retires from international cricket
Pakistan Test captain Misbahul Haq, 42, has announced his retirement from international cricket. Misbah while speaking to a press conference at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore said “I am announcing my retirement from international cricket,” said Misbah. “The upcoming series against West Indies will be my last.” He further said... Read more
Sharjeel Memon appears before NAB court despite spinal disc problems
Despite ailment, former information minister Sharjeel Memon appeared before the National Accountability Court for the hearing of a corruption reference against him. Memon’s legal counsel while talking to the media Memon said that despite having difficulties in walking he appeared before. Lawyer said Memon has had been going through a back-related... Read more
Theron says villainous role in last ‘Fast and Furious’ was challenge
Oscar winner Charlize Theron said it was an exciting challenge to play the main villain in the latest instalment of the Fast and Furious racing film series with Vin Diesel. “This is a franchise that has been built for 16 years on this idea of family being kind of... Read more
Desperate Djokovic seeks Davis Cup reboot
Novak Djokovic spearheads Serbia’s bid to reach the Davis Cup semi-finals for the first time since 2013 and reboot a career which has stalled since his history-making French Open victory. Although Djokovic is still number two in the world the 29-year-old remains a shadow of the man whose maiden... Read more
Karachi Fishermen hunt 16-feet long whale shark
The Karachi fishermen have hunted a 16-feet long whale shark in the wee hours of Thursday. The big fish was picked from the launch by a crane and put in a truck. Its auction will be held at the port today. Previously big fish, like whales, have been found near... Read more
Australian regulator sues Apple alleging iPhone ‘bricking’
Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Apple Inc (AAPL.O) alleging it used a software update to disable iPhones which had cracked screens fixed by third parties. The U.S. technology giant “bricked” – or disabled with a software update – hundreds of smartphones and tablet devices, and then refused to unlock... Read more
Six killed in bus-van collision at Patoki-Multan Road
At least six people were killed and 12 other wounded as a result of a collision between two vehicles near Kasur late Wednesday. According to rescue sources, the incident took place late night when a bus collided with a van on Patoki-Multan Road near Kasur. The collision left six... Read more
Five of a family die as Boulder falls on a house in Karachi
Five members of a family including children were killed and four others sustained injured when a huge stone fell over a house in Gulshan-e-Ghazi area of Baldia Town early on Thursday. Superintendent Police (SP) Baldia, Asif Razaq has confirmed a massive stone rolled down the house owned by Zamir Gul. According... Read more
Britain to help reform Saudi economy
Britain said Wednesday it would help Saudi Arabia to diversify its oil-dependent economy as British Prime Minister Theresa May visited the Gulf kingdom. May and Saudi King Salman held talks focused on “bilateral relations and cooperation” as well as “regional and international developments”, the official news agency SPA said.... Read more
Messi double, Suarez stunner take Barca top
Lionel Messi scored twice on his return from suspension as Barcelona piled the pressure on Real Madrid on Wednesday by moving top of La Liga with a 3-0 win over Sevilla. Messi was banned for his last two outings for club and country but looked rested rather than rusty... Read more
Asif Zardari’s close aides Ashfaq Laghari, Nawab Laghari go missing within 24 hours
Two close aides Ashfaq Laghari, Nawab Laghari of former President Asif Ali Zardari have gone missing in the last 24 hours. According to sources, Ashfaq Laghari has gone missing in Karachi and Nawab Laghari in Islamabad. Family sources alleged that people in plain clothes, who allegedly identified themselves as... Read more
US threatens unilateral action if UN fails to act on Syria
The United States warned Wednesday that it could take unilateral action if the United Nations fails to respond to a suspected chemical attack in Syria that has left scores dead, including children. The warning came from US Ambassador Nikki Haley during an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council... Read more
Ivanka Trump says she´s free to disagree with dad
Ivanka Trump has the US president´s ear like few others, but in her first interview since formally joining the White House she insisted she can also disagree with her father with “total candor.” Donald Trump´s eldest daughter and her husband Jared Kushner have emerged as key figures in the... Read more