Jamaldani for working jointly to ensure uplift of Balochistan province
Central leader Balochistan National Party (BNP-Mengal) Senator Dr Jehanzeb Jamaldini on Sunday urged political parties to shun their difference...
Saunders defends title, eyes Canelo-GGG showdown
Billy Joe Saunders can look forward to bigger fights after defending the World Boxing Organisation (WBO) middleweight title by...
Four killed in Afghan market explosion
Four people were killed and 14 others wounded in an explosion at a mobile phone market in southeastern Afghanistan...
Taliban Commander Amir Hamza killed
According to security officials, top TTP commander Amir Hamza and at least four other militants  were killed  in a roadside blast in South Waziristan agency earlier today. The incident took place in Shaktoi area of  the tribal area where a bomb planted on the roadside hit a vehicle carrying the... Read more
“To Construct or not to construct”: SHC halts construction on the Bahria Town flyover project
Bahria Town was once again ordered by a single bench of the Sindh High Court to stop “all construction work” on the project, restoring its earlier interim order that had restrained the firm from carrying out any work on the project. The earlier restraining order issued by Justice Muneeb... Read more
5 cops killed 9 injured in encounter with bank robbers
Five policemen were killed and nine others, two senior officials among them, injured in a shootout after a bank robbery in Mastung on Tuesday. Two robbers were also killed during the encounter and three others were arrested. Police said that seven armed robbers had stormed the main branch of... Read more
PTI would kick off a protest movement on May 11
PTI Chairman Imran Khan said on Tuesday that his party would kick off a protest movement on May 11 against rigging  in last year’s general elections Speaking to media persons after presiding over party’s meeting here, Khan said that there can be no democracy without free and fair elections.... Read more
36 players  nammed for training camp
The PCB has selected 36 players for a one month fitness camp in Karachi on Tuesday. Chief selector Moin Khan has named the squad. Moin Khan told the media that players, who were previously ignored, have also been given the opportunity. The camp will run from May 6 to... Read more
Army pounds militant hideouts with air and artillery strikes
Military helicopters and artillery attacked militants’ hideouts in the mountainous Bobar area of South Waziristan tribal region on Monday where three security personnel, including an army officer, had been killed in a bomb blast. According to tribal people and Taliban sources, three helicopters carried out the attack on the... Read more
Passenger arrested from airport. 1.5 kg heroin recovered
Airport security officials arrested a passenger at the Benazir Bhutto International airport in Islamabad earlier today, after recovering 1.5kg heroin from his possession. According to the sources, a person at the Islamabad airport was caught by the security personnel who were scrutinizing his luggage at the Anti-Narcotics Forces (ANF)... Read more
Cut in petroleum product prices likely
The Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra) recommended on Monday reduction in prices of all petroleum products from May 1. Informed sources said Ogra had sent a summary for revision in the prices to Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi who are expected to take... Read more
Gen. Raheel Sharif off to Saudia Arabia
According to an  ISPR press release, the military chief is visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia at the invitation of Saudi defence minister Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif  flew to Saudi Arabia earlier today on a two-day visit.  During the... Read more
Ferry Service for devotees
Federal Minister for Port and Shipping Kamran Michael on Monday announced the start of a ferry service to Iran to provide a secure mode of transportation to the devotees visiting religious sites. The ferry will run from Karachi to Chahbahar Iran and will start its operation from next month.... Read more
High level govt / army meeting decides to continue talks with TTP
A high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif decided to continue dialogue with the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) shura and finalised the agenda for the next round of dialogue. The meeting decided to hold the talks on a ‘formalised’ agenda. Nisar Ali Khan briefed the meeting on the progress... Read more
Police thrash demonstrators in Islamabad
Police fired teargas shells and resorted to baton-charge to break up a protest staged by families of missing persons in Islamabad on Monday. The protest demonstration was held at D-Chowk.  However, the police swung into action and beat up the demonstrators when they tried to march toward the ultra high security Red Zone.... Read more
A blast in Orangi Town left three children dead and injured 11
The explosion supposedly took place in a madrassah in Frontier Colony. Police said that the blast took place in one of the rooms of the madrassah. According to initials details, it seems that the madrassah was the target of the attack, police said. Rescue teams have reached the area... Read more
Indian forces violate LOC
The Indian Army engaged in sporadic mortar fire in the Kotera sub-sector near Kotli in Azad Kashmir on the Line of Control (LoC), according to military sources. Military sources said that the Pakistan Army retaliated which forced the Indian side to stop the shelling and the firing. No loss of... Read more