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...
Army fully supports, stands with Law Enforcement Agencies: COAS
The Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday chaired security meeting at Headquarters Lahore Corps. Detailed update on Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad and yesterday’s blast was given. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), COAS express his grief with victims and their families. COAS said that such incidents... Read more
PM approves Abdul Basit’s early retirement
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has approved the early retirement request of senior Ministry of Foreign Affairs officer Abdul Basit. According to local news channel ‘Geo News’, Abdul Basit who is serving as Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India had submitted an application to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for his early... Read more
Toyota set to sell long-range, fast-charging electric cars in 2022: pape
Toyota Motor Corp is working on an electric car powered by a new type of battery that significantly increases driving range and reduces charging time, aiming to begin sales in 2022, the Chunichi Shimbun daily reported on Tuesday. Toyota’s new electric car, to be built on an all-new platform,... Read more
Elbow injury may rule Djokovic out of US Open: report
Former world number one Novak Djokovic is in doubt for the US Open due to his elbow injury, Serbian media reported, citing the country’s Davis Cup team doctor. Djokovic retired hurt during the quarter-finals at Wimbledon and said he was considering taking a break from playing to recover from... Read more
Oil extends gains as Saudi pledges export curbs
Oil prices extended gains on Tuesday after Saudi Arabia pledged to curb exports from next month and OPEC called on several members to boost compliance with production cuts to help rein in global oversupply and tackle flagging prices. Gains were also supported by a warning from Halliburton’s executive chairman... Read more
US judge halts deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals
A federal judge in Michigan on Monday halted the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals detained during immigration sweeps across the United States last month, the latest legal victory for the detainees in a closely watched case. US District Judge Mark Goldsmith granted a preliminary injunction requested by... Read more
Wild fire threatens homes on France’s Corsica
Dozens of firefighters were battling a blaze on the French island of Corsica on Monday that has spread across 900 hectares of forest and was threatening homes, emergency services said. Residents were evacuated from homes at the edge of the town of Biguglia, on the island’s northeastern coast. “The... Read more
Keith Richards says Stones planning new album
Keith Richards has disclosed that The Rolling Stones are working on a new album after a picture showed leading British rapper Skepta in the studio with the rock legends. The septuagenarian rockers — after more than a decade full of mega-concerts but without a new studio release — in... Read more
Four suspected terrorists killed in Karachi
Karachi Police killed four terrorists in an encounter with police in Karachi late Monday. The encounter came hours after killing of a traffic police official in a gun attack on Abul Hasan Isphani Road. The attack left another traffic cop wounded. They were posted at the Gulzar-e-Hijri traffic section... Read more