FIFA will not tolerate racism at 2018 World Cup
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said racism will not be tolerated at next year’s World Cup in Russia, adding...
NBC sacks newsman Matt Lauer over alleged sexual misconduct
NBC said Wednesday it has fired Matt Lauer, a well-known morning news anchor, for what it described as inappropriate...
North Korea fires ICBM, splashes in Sea of Japan: Pentagon
North Korea fired what the US Pentagon said appeared to be an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that landed close...
Local Bodies by polls begins in Balochistan
Local Bodies by polls have started at 8 am on Sunday in five districts of Balochistan.  The provincial Election Commissioner told  media that polling arrangements have been made at 39 polling stations and  by-polls are currently  underway at Pishin, Loralai, Qila Saifullah, Musakhel, and Kalat. This polling will continue until 5... Read more
Rangers have seized 50 kgs of high explosivesa in Lyari
According to a rangers spokesman, the rangers have seized 50 kgs of high explosives  during a targeted raid in Lyari on Saturday morning. The explosives consist of bombs, hand grenades and bomb making meterials. The bombs were defused by the Bomb Disposal Squad. Read more
Shahbaz Arrives in Muzaffargarh
The Punjab  Chief Minister, Shahbaz Sharif went to the house of the teenaged rape victim, who immolated herself on Thursday and died on Friday. The chief Minister assured the grieving family that exemplary punishment would be given to the culprits and responsible officials. Shahbaz Sharif expressed his deepest condolence to... Read more
The Taliban Condemn the Attacks in Peshawar and Quetta
TTP spokesperson Shahid Ullah Shahid has denied the involvement of the TTP behind the suicide  bomb in Peshawar and a IED blast in Quetta. The TTP spokesperson also condemned the attacks. This is the first time in a decade war that the TTP has condemned the attacks Read more
Maulana Sami-ul-Haq Friday urged the government and TTP
Taliban’s chief interlocutor Maulana Sami-ul-Haq Friday urged the government and TTP to take advantage of the dialogue process to restore peace in the country. “We have got the talks going. It is now responsibility of the government and Taliban to make use of this opportunity,” Haq said, while addressing a press... Read more
PM Nawaz  arrives in Karachi
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has arrived in Karachi on Friday morning for a day long visit. This is a special visit in which he will be given briefing on the law and order situation especially on the recent street war in Lyari. In which  two dozen people were killed... Read more
Musharraf may be booked in Treason Case today
In reason case Former President Pervez Musharraf will appear before the Special Court hearing on Friday. It is expected that he may be indicted today. On Thursday, the high officials of secret agencies gave an in-camera briefing to judges of the Special Court over  the security alert due to threats... Read more
Rape victim commits self immolation
A first-year student was critically injured and subsequently died on Thursday when she set herself ablaze in Bet Mir Hazar area, about 40km from here, in protest against a police report which helped her alleged rapist obtain bail. According to sources, the 18-year-old girl was returning home from her... Read more
Former senator kills two brothers in Peshawar
An ex-senator Abdul Rehman shot dead two of his brothers over a property dispute here on Thursday. The firing incident took place in Chamkani area of Peshawar. Police have arrested nine accused including Abdul Rehman and his son. In his initial statement to police, former senator accused his brothers... Read more
Massive corruption alleged in Youth Festival Program
The Punjab Assembly turned into a shouting contest after the opposition alleged massive corruption worth millions of rupees in the provincial government’s much-hyped Youth Festival program and demanded probe into it.  Punjab Minister for Sports and Education Rana Mashud Ahmed Khan, after rejecting the allegations, claimed that he had... Read more
Challenges to be overcome through consultations says the PM
Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said that the government was fully committed to resolve the challenges confronting the country through consultations while meeting a 10-member delegation of Pakistan Ulema Council led by its chairman Allama Tahir Ashrafi on Thursday. “We believe in resolving the issues through consultation as consultative... Read more
IHC grants bail to for former Chairman OGDC
The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday granted bail to a former chairman of the Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (Ogra), Taqueer Sadiq, the principal accused in a multibillion-rupee scam. A two-member bench comprising Justice Riaz Ahmed Khan and Justice Noorul Haq Qureshi accepted the bail plea of Sadiq... Read more
KP CM opens snow festival
The four-day Swat Snow Festival 2014 began here at the Malam Jabba tourist resort on Wednesday. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak and General Officer Commander (GOC) Malakand division Major Gen. Javed Bukhari inaugurated the festival. The event was organised by the Pakistan Army aimed to promote tourism in... Read more
Taliban attack on the Kalash almost impossible: KP Govt.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government informed the Supreme Court that any Taliban incursion into Pakistani territory from the Afghan province of Nooristan to force the Kalash in Chitral to convert to Islam was almost impossible because the Pakistan Army was regularly patrolling the border. In reply to a suo motu notice taken... Read more