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...
Bond girl Molly Peters dies aged 75
Molly Peters, the Bond girl has died. She was 75. Her death was announced on the official James Bond Twitter account, which read, “We are sad to hear that Molly Peters has passed away at the age of 75. Our thoughts are with her family.” Molly played Nurse Patricia... Read more
Jemima tracks down 15-year-old bank statement to prove Imran’s money trail
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s ex-wife Jemima Goldsmith has tracked down bank statement to prove Imran’s money trail in the case surrounding the purchase of the PTI chief’s estate in Bani Gala. Jemima in a Twitter message stated, “finally tracked down 15 yr old bank statements to prove Imran... Read more
PSL includes Multan as sixth PSL franchise
Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) sixth team was announced on Thursday as Schon Group purchased Multan franchise for PSL 2017. In an announcement on Twitter, HBL PSL congratulated Schon Group on meeting the reserve price of $5.2 m per year for the 6th team. On April 29, the PCB had... Read more
Mountaineer Bhatti reaches Pakistan after submitting Everest
Pakistani mountaineer Colonel (retd) Abdul Jabbar Bhatti, who scaled Mount Everest, reached home on Thursday after recovering at a hospital in Nepal. Colonel (retd) Bhatti, along with a fellow Nepali mountaineer, had been stranded due to a lack of oxygen on base camp 4 from where they were rescued and... Read more
Trump administration approves tougher visa vetting, including social media checks
The Trump administration has rolled out a new questionnaire for U.S. visa applicants worldwide that asks for social media handles for the last five years and biographical information going back 15 years. The new questions, part of an effort to tighten vetting of would-be visitors to the United States,... Read more
Monthly inflation inches up 5.02 percent in May
Consumer Price Index (CPI) on year-on-year basis during May 2017 witnessed an increase of 5.02 per cent as compared to the same month of the last year. On month-on-month basis, the inflation was recorded at a nominal increase of 0.01 per cent in May 2017 as compared to April... Read more
Trump hilariously challenges Twitterati to find ‘true meaning of ‘covfefe”
Trump, it seems now, made an attempt to turn his embarrassing typo into an awkward joke, hoping that everyone will play along. But whether it was a simple keyboard slip or the 70-year-old US President Donald Trump’s ‘senior moment’, his huge catalogue of Twitter bloopers regularly offers evidence that... Read more