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...
ECP directs PML-N to elect a new party chief
The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed the Pakistan-Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to appoint a new party chief. The Political Parties Order 2002, a disqualified parliamentarian could no longer continue holding the office of a party’s head. PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the Supreme Court over his failure... Read more
JuD launches political party, Milli Muslim League
The Jamaatud Dawa (JuD), has launched a political part, Milli Muslim League (MML), to contest in election 2018. MML president, Saifullah Khalid addressing a conference said “We have decided to make a new political party, so that Pakistan is to made a real Islamic and welfare state,” MML’s spokesperson,... Read more
IHC reserves decision against Nawaz’s GT Road rally
Islamabad High Court (IHC) reserved his decision on a petition challenging Nawaz Sharif’s plan to go to Lahore via the GT Road tomorrow. IHC Justice Aamer Farooq hearing the petition filed inquired from the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf lawyer Usman Saeed Basra, under what law can the high court ban the... Read more
Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo
Internet giant Google has fired the male engineer at the centre of an uproar in Silicon Valley over the past week after he authored an internal memo asserting there are biological causes behind gender inequality in the tech industry. James Damore, the engineer who wrote the memo, confirmed his... Read more
Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri arrives in Lahore
Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri arrived Lahore on Tuesday morning . Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has announced to start a campaign against the incumbent government and demand justice for martyrs of Model Town tragedy. Addressing party supporter at Lahore International Airport, Dr. Qadri said that the Panama Papers verdict against... Read more
Electric car startup Faraday Future signs factory deal
Electric car startup Faraday Future said Monday it had signed a lease for a new assembly plant in California and reaffirmed its intention to start deliveries in 2018. The company, whose backers include the head of the financially strapped Chinese tech group LeEco, said its new facility will be... Read more
US natural gas emerging as rival to Russia in Europe
The growth of shale gas extraction is positioning the United States to be a bigger natural gas exporter, potentially challenging Russia’s hold on the European market. Russian exports to Europe remain a foundation of the continent’s economy, accounting for about 41 percent of supply in the first quarter of... Read more
Taylor Swift watches jury selection for trial against Denver DJ
Taylor Swift sat next to her lawyers at a federal courthouse in Denver on Monday as jury selection began for a trial pitting the pop star against a Colorado radio personality over allegations the former disc jockey fondled her four years ago during a photo shoot. Swift, 27, one... Read more
Manchester United’s Mourinho ready to make move for Bale
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho laid down the gauntlet to UEFA Super Cup opponents Real Madrid by expressing his desire to bring Gareth Bale to Old Trafford. Speaking to reporters in the Macedonian capital of Skopje on Monday, Mourinho said he would wait to see what Bale’s role for... Read more
US can talk to North Korea if it stops missile tests: Tillerson
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a door open for dialogue with North Korea on Monday, saying Washington was willing to talk to Pyongyang if it halted a series of recent missile test launches. Tillerson’s comments at a regional security forum in Manila were the latest US attempt... Read more
At least one killed, 33 injured in Lahore explosion
At least one person was killed and 33 were left wounded in an explosion that took place Monday evening here at Sagian Bridge near the Bund Road area in what authorities say was a truck carrying fruits. A body was found in the debris of a nearby house impacted... Read more