Fashion Pakistan Week: Last day highlights
The four day Pakistan Fashion Week concluded in Karachi on Thursday. The last day showcased collections from Tena Durrani, Nauman...
North Korea fires missile over Japan, lands far out in the Pacific
North Korea fired a missile on Friday that flew over Japan’s northern Hokkaido far out into the Pacific Ocean,...
Several hurt in ‘terrorist’ incident on London underground train
Several people were injured at a London underground station on Friday after witnesses reported a blast on a packed...
2 dead as fire breaks out Awami Markaz Islamabad
Two people were killed after a fire erupted in the Awami Markaz building in Islamabad. According to resource officials the fire erupted on the ground floor  of Awami Markar building which is located near office of the Federal Tax Ombudsman. Sources said the fire was reportedly caused by short-circuiting but investigations... Read more
PM expresses satisfaction on operational readiness of PAF, lauds morale of aerial defenders
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Saturday appreciated the high morale of aerial defenders of the country and expressed his satisfaction on the operational readiness of Pakistan Air Force. The Prime Minister, who visited an Operational Air Base of Pakistan Air Force, was briefed about the operational preparedness of PAF... Read more
Asif meets Wang Yi in Beijing
Foreign Minister Khwaja Muhammad Asif met Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing, a press release of foreign office said here Saturday. The two leaders discussed the strengthening of bilateral relations and the prevailing regional situation. Appreciating the all weather friendship between Pakistan and China, Foreign Minister said these... Read more
COAS confirms death sentences of 4 terrorists
Chief of Army Staff confirmed death sentences of another 4 hardcore terrorist awarded by military courts. The convicts were involved in offences of terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, attacking Law Enforcement Agencies / Armed Forces of Pakistan. On the whole, they were involved in killing of 16 persons... Read more
NAB files references against Sharifs, Dar in accountability court
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) submitted four interim references against the Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar before the accountability court on Friday. The NAB regional offices filed all the four references in the Islamabad Accountability Court as the Supreme Court’s deadline expires today. NAB Spokesperson Nawazish Ali, while... Read more
PM directs for fast-track legislative, administrative measures for mainstreaming FATA
Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Friday directed the minister for law and justice to fast track legislative and administrative measures for mainstreaming of FATA so that the people of tribal areas could have access to the fundamental rights at par with the people in rest of the country. He... Read more
New York regulator fines Habib Bank $225mn for compliance failures
The New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) said on Thursday it had fined Habib Bank and its New York branch $225 million for failures to comply with laws and regulations designed to combat illicit money transactions. The regulator said it had also imposed a surrender order imposing conditions... Read more
Ayesha Gulalai announces she will not leave PTI
Ayesha Gulalai has decided not leave the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and will continue to remain a part of it. Gulalai speaking at a media after appearing before the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), said: “Imran Niazi doesn’t hold any right to expel anyone from the party. “The PTI is not... Read more
COAS spends time with Shuhada-e-Pakistan’s families
Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent time with the families of Shuhada-e-Pakistan till late night after a ceremony at General Headquarters (GHQ) Wednesday on Defence Day. COAS interacted with families of Shuhada e Pak till late night at GHQ after ceremony. Saluted sacrifices, hailed resolve.... Read more
Pak-Afghan foreign ministers talked over phone
Foreign Minister, Khawaja Muhammad Asif, spoke to Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani over telephone Wednesday and discussed the mutual relationship between the two countries. According to a statement issued by foreign office here, Khawaja Asif said Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with Afghanistan and is prepared to... Read more
KPK govt decides to remove MD Khyber Bank
The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) has decided to remove the managing director of Bank of Khyber (BoK). During the provincial cabinet meeting, it has been decided to remove Managing Director Shams-ul-Qayyum of BoK from his duties. Qayyum had previously accused the provincial finance minister of corruption and nepotism... Read more
Pakistan to celebrate Defence Day on Wednesday
The entire nation along with country’s Armed forces will celebrate the Defence Day on Wednesday with a renewed pledge to continue safeguarding the geographical, ideological boundaries and territorial integrity of the motherland. The Day will dawn with special prayers in the mosques for the well-being and prosperity of the... Read more
Security Forces arrest Ansar Al Shariah Pakistan chief in Karachi
Security forces have arrested the chief of Ansar Al Shariah in Pakistan from Karachi. According to security sources, the Ansar Al Shariah chief  Dr Abdullah Hashmi has been arrested from Karachi, but security forces believe that the arrested suspect used a covered name. Security sources also added that more... Read more
CPEC to be most precious asset of Pakistan
Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders has said that China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was an important step towards new global economic order which would trigger growth in the third world, therefore, it was not acceptable to the developed western world. The western economic model has failed to provide relief... Read more