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...
ADB appoints first woman country director Xiaohong Yang to Pakistan
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed China’s Xiaohong Yang as new Country Director for Pakistan. According to ADB press statement, Yang, who assumed office on April 24, 2017, is ADB’s first woman Country Director in Pakistan as well as the first national of the People’s Republic of China.... Read more
Musicians in aquariums make sounds in a silent world
Talk about fluid tunes: A group of innovative Danish musicians submerged like fish in an aquarium have created an underwater concerto with instruments specially adapted to resonate in a silent world. In the central Danish town of Aarhus, a Godsbanen centre concert hall looks more like a fish farm... Read more
Ghulam Mustafa Khar joins PTI
Ghulam Mustafa Khar has joined Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Monday. Khar made the announcement after meeting Imran Khan at his party’s secretariat in Islamabad. Khar while speaking to local news channel ‘Samaa News’ said he fully supports PTI’s manifesto and its leadership. Ghulam Mustafa Khar called on Chairman Imran Khan... Read more
Serena posts heartfelt baby message on fiance´s birthday
US tennis great Serena Williams on Monday marked her fiance´s birthday and her return to the world number one ranking by posting an emotional message to her unborn baby on Instagram. Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian turned 34 on Monday, the day that Williams also recaptured the women´s top ranking.... Read more
LEAs arrest BLA suspects in Karachi
Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) two members of the banned Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) late night on Sunday in Karachi. According to LEAs sources, in a raid in Golimar vicinity, arrested Lyari gang war suspects Sajid Dakait, Jameel Changa, and Bilal Pappu. The three suspects were operating a drug den... Read more
CAA warns Shaheen Air to suspend operations in 45 days
The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has warned to suspend operation of Shaheen Air International in 45 days if management fail to submit documents for renewal of its long pending passengers’ pick-and-drop licence. The CAA in a notification stated “Shaheen Air International’s (SAI) documents for Regular Public Transport (RPT) are... Read more
Indian Maoist rebels kill 24 commandos in Chhattisgarh
Suspected Maoist rebels killed 24 paramilitary commandos and wounded six on Monday in a remote part of central India in one of the deadliest attacks of a long-running conflict. The soldiers were guarding road workers in the Sukma district of Chhattisgargh state, a hotbed of insurgent violence, when they... Read more
UN should consider ´stronger sanctions´ on N.Korea: Trump
The UN Security Council has to be ready to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs, US President Donald Trump said Monday, calling the status quo “unacceptable.” “This is a real threat to the world,” Trump said while hosting UN Security Council ambassadors at... Read more
Atif Aslam leaves stage mid-concert
Pop stars Atif Aslam left the stage amid a concert when crowd threw bottles at him. According to an eyewitness claimed that Atif left the stage when the crowd threw bottles him. However, Conflicting reports have come out from different eyewitnesses. Other eyewitness claimed that a child was lost at... Read more
Younis breaks 10,000-run barrier as Pakistan build reply
Younis Khan became the first Pakistan player to complete 10,000 Test runs as his team reached 201 for four in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 286 at stumps on the third day of the rain-affected first Test at Sabina Park on Sunday. Younis moved on... Read more
Messi hits Barca 500 with last gasp El Clasico winner
Lionel Messi struck his 500th Barcelona goal with the last kick of the game to blow the La Liga title race wide open with a thrilling 3-2 win at Real Madrid on Sunday. Messi had broken a three-year goalless drought against Madrid to cancel out Casemiro’s opener for Madrid... Read more
Arsenal beat City to reach FA Cup final with Chelsea
Arsenal will play London rivals Chelsea in the FA Cup final on May 27 after beating Manchester City 2-1 following extra time in the semi-final at Wembley on Sunday. Arsenal had to come from behind after Sergio Aguero scored his 30th goal of the season for City in the... Read more