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...
Australian Tye ends long IPL wait with dazzling debut
Andrew Tye was a frustrated bystander for his first two seasons in the Indian Premier League but the Australia paceman grabbed his chance when it came on Friday, taking five wickets including a hat-trick to set up a first win for the Gujarat Lions. The 30-year-old Twenty20 specialist was... Read more
Hackers release files indicating NSA monitored global bank transfers
Hackers released documents and files on Friday that cybersecurity experts said indicated the US National Security Agency had accessed the SWIFT interbank messaging system, allowing it to monitor money flows among some Middle Eastern and Latin American banks. The release included computer code that could be adapted by criminals... Read more
Anti-terrorism court allows Dr Asim to travel abroad for medical treatment
An anti-terrorism court on Saturday allowed Dr Asim Hussain to travel abroad for two weeks to get medical treatment abroad. On today’s hearing, the court allowed Dr. Asim to leave the country for two weeks for the medical treatment following the submission of Rs 2 million as surety. On April... Read more
Pope blasts migrant suffering in Easter prayer
Pope Francis deplored the suffering of migrants, victims of racism and persecuted Christians as some 20,000 worshippers gathered at Rome´s Colosseum to hear his Good Friday prayer. “Christ, our only saviour, we turn towards you this year with eyes lowered in shame,” the pope told the crowds outside the... Read more
LEAs foil terror bid ahead of Easter, woman terrorist arrested
Security forces foiled a terror bid in Lahore ahead of Easter. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), security forces conducted a special IBO near Punjab Housing Society Lhr. 1 terrorist killed, 1 lady arrested while 4 soldiers including 2 offrs got injured. Suicide Jackets and explosive recovered. A... Read more
Karachi Rangers’ special policing power expires
The special policing powers of Sindh Rangers, expired midnight today (Night between Friday and Saturday). The Sindh provincial government had approved a 90-day extension in Rangers’ special powers in Karachi in January. The notification granting powers to the paramilitary force took effect from January 16, 2017. Sources said the... Read more
CJ takes suo moto notice of Mashal Khan’s murder
Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar took suo moto notice of the murder of Mashal Khan over alleged blasphemy. The CJP ordered the Inspector General of Police, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK), to submit a report on the murder of Mashal Khan within 36 hours. An anti-terrorism court... Read more
Year of the glitch: Sound fails Radiohead at Coachella
Radiohead salvaged a headlining set at the Coachella festival from disaster on Friday, following a glitch-plagued opening in which the audio system repeatedly crashed. The experimental rock icons, booked for the third time to lead the premier festival in the California desert, played most of two songs in awkward,... Read more
PCB anti-corruption tribunal summons Shahzeb Hassan
The anti-corruption tribunal of Pakistan Cricket Board has summoned the opening batsman Shahzeb Hassan for an initial hearing on the charges he is facing. The Karachi Kings’ batsman, who has represented Pakistan in three ODIs and 10 T20Is, will appear before the anti-corruption tribunal on April 21. 27-year-old Shahzeb... Read more