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  • Middle-aged London attacker was criminal who wasn’t seen as threat

    BIRMINGHAM: Before he killed at least four people in Britain’s deadliest attack since the 2005 London bombings, Khalid Masood was considered by intelligence officers to be a criminal who posed little serious threat. A British-born convert to Islam, Masood had shown up on the periphery of previous terrorism investigations that brought him to the attention...

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  • WWE star to run for mayor office

    By: Noman Naushad Lalani Glenn Jacobs, better known by the ring name Kane in WWE, is a Spanish-born American professional wrestler and actor. He has apparently filed paperwork that directs his plans to run for mayor of Knox County, Tennessee. “Knox County is a great place and we’re so happy and feel so blessed to...

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  • No difference in Memogate, Dawn Leaks, Haqqani’s claim: Imran

    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan says that there is no difference in Dawn Leaks, Memogate scandal and Hussain Haqqani’s claim. “Our rulers secretly convey messages to foreign leaders and Hindustan that we stand with you but Pakistan army is not under our control. This is the main issue. This is called the real treason....

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  • Danish embassy clarifies visa policy for Pakistanis

    ISLAMABAD: Danish embassy to Islamabad says that Pakistanis can continue to apply for visas to Denmark as per procedures. In a press statement on Friday, the embassy said that administrative change was aimed at misusing the visa system. “Citizens of Pakistan can continue to apply for visas to Denmark and all applications are assessed individually,”...

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  • Police widen probe into mysterious disappearance of MBBS student

    HYDERABAD: Police have widened their probe into a mysterious disappearance of an MBBS student who is feared to have joined Islamic State militant group. The Hyderabad police questioned Dr Javed Leghari, father of the missing girl, and seized his laptop, mobile phones and other electronic devices for investigation. Security personnel also interviewed the girl’s brother...

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  • WIndies look to revive fortunes against depleted Pakistan

    World champions West Indies will be seeking to erase the recent memory of a pitiful showing in the United Arab Emirates when they commence a T20 International series against Pakistan at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Sunday. With their strife-torn squad obliterated in all three matches at the start of the campaign in the UAE...

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  • Blast outside Bangladesh airport kills bomber: police

    A bomber was killed in a blast outside the Bangladeshi capital’s main international airport Friday, police said, the third in a series of suspected attacks since last week. The bomb, carried by a man on foot, exploded near a police checkpoint monitoring vehicles heading to Hazrat Shahjahal International Airport. “The bomb carrier himself was killed,”...

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  • Naked people slaughter a sheep at Auschwitz death camp

    Fourteen men and women in their twenties on Friday slaughtered a sheep and took their clothes off at the former Nazi German death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, according to the museum at the site in southern Poland. The individuals aged 20 to 27 — whose identities, nationalities and motives are unknown — then chained themselves together in...

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  • PM inaugurates Forest Services academy at Ghora Gali

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif inaugurated the Forest Services Academy at Ghora Gali, Murree under the PM’s Green Pakistan Program on Friday. He planted a sapling at the Academy’s premises and visited its various sections besides interacting with faculty members and students. PM’s focal person on Climate Change Syed Rizwan Mehboob briefed the Prime...

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  • MQM-P leader Dr Farooq Sattar briefly detained for second time

    KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement Pakistan (MQM-P) head Dr Farooq Sattar was released in less than an hour after being arrested on charges of hate speech late Friday night, police said. Dr Farooq Sattar left for his residence in PIB Colony in his own vehicle. The veteran politician was arrested from Sharae Faisal area of Karachi...

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  • Over 30 terrorists killed in Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad

    More than thirty terrorist have been killed in different operations of security forces since the beginning of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. According to the update released by ISPR, ten officers of Army, Frontier Corps and Frontier Constabulary have also embraced martyrdom in the operation while twelve soldiers were injured. A number of terrorist attacks have been foiled...

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  • Bilawal launches state-of-art Sindh People’s Ambulance service

    KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that the Sindh government has realized the dream of Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto by launching state-of-art Sindh People’s Ambulance service to improve health services in Thatta and Sujawal. Addressing the launching ceremony of the Ambulance service here on Friday, Bilawal said that Shaheed Benazir Bhutto,...

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  • PTI govt to organize next edition of PSL: Imran Khan

    ISLAMABAD: PTI Chairman Imran Khan said that the next edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) would be staged entirely in Pakistan by his party’s government. “The next PSL will be held under the PTI government and we will not bring in Railu Katte (third-grade) players,” said Khan after watching the final of Insaf Super League...

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  • Shaharyar Khan pins hopes on young players

    LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Shaharyar M Khan has expressed the optimism that Pakistan team will put up encouraging show in the tour of West Indies. “Our team is a balanced one and has a good combination in which the experienced has been gelled with youth, keeping an eye on Pakistan’s future in the game,”...

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  • Have 5 kids not 3, Erdogan tells Turks in Europe

    ANKARA: President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday urged Turks resident in Europe to have five children, telling the millions strong diaspora community “you are Europe’s future.” Turkey and Europe are locked in a bitter spat after Germany and the Netherlands blocked Turkish ministers from holding rallies to campaign for a ‘yes’ vote in next month’s...

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  • PPP demands discussion in Parliament on Riwaj Act

    ISLAMABAD: The PPP today demanded that the proposed Riwaj Act and the regulation to set up Local Bodies in the tribal areas in the recently announced Reforms Package be placed before the Parliament for discussion before the President signed any regulation in this regard. Speaking on an issue of public importance in the Senate today...

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  • Video: Saudi princess plays table tennis with Japan minister

    A video of Princess Reema Bint Bandar Bin Sultan Al Saud of Saudi Arabia playing table tennis with the Japanese minister of education, culture, sports, science and technology has surfaced online. A video posted by Al Arabiya shows Princess Reema dressed in an abaya, smashing shots amid applause from the audience. The princess, Undersecretary President...

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  • Javed Ahmed Qazi joins Samaa TV as panel analyst

    Javed Ahmed Qazi, an anchor, political analyst, columnist and constitutional lawyer, has joined Samaa TV as panel analyst. He will contribute as an analyst on the different developments in news stories on daily basis. Mr Qazi is a civil society activist and has been strong advocate of fundamental rights of citizens. At present, he is...

  • US consulate celebrates international women’s day

    KARACHI: Consul General Grace Shelton welcomed women from a variety of sectors who are leading the way in media, culture, entrepreneurship, and business to a reception in honor ofInternational Women’s Day. Consul General Grace Shelton speaking on the occasion said, “You collectively represent the present, future and potential of Pakistan.  Your strength, intelligence, courage, and...

  • Imran accuses PML-N MNA of abusing Murad Saeed’s family

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday accused PML-N MNA Jawed Latif of using abusive language against female family members of his party’s MNA Murad Saeed during a scuffle in the Parliament.   “I condemn in strongest terms the shocking abusive language used by PMLN MNA Jawed Latif against Murad Saeed’s female family...

  • Sri Lankan duo convinced me to tour Pakistan: Dawid Malan

    English cricketer Dawid Malan has disclosed that Sri Lankan Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene convinced him to tour Pakistan for the final of Pakistan Super League. Malan, Peshawar Zalmi’s opening batsman, told The Times UK that conversation with Sri Lankan duo of Sangakkara and Jayawardene persuaded him to visit Lahore. “I’d say 80 per cent...

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  • PM for further improving arrangements for Hajj 2017

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday directed the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony to improve arrangements for Hajj 2017 by taking initiatives for ensuring better facilities at the minimum possible cost. He was speaking after getting a detailed briefing regarding arrangements for Hajj 2017 by Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony...

  • Nisar threatens to permanently block all social media sites

    ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Thursday said that the government would leave no stone unturned to effectively block blasphemous content on the Internet, especially on social media websites. “We will go to any extent even if we have to go to the extent of permanently blocking all such social media websites, if they...

  • PPP denies agreeing to legislative proposals on revival of military courts

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party has not agreed to the draft legislative proposals prepared by the government for the revival of military courts. Spokesperson Farhatullah Babar said that media reports about the PPP having agreed are not correct and are contradicted. The PPP totally and roundly rejects any statement purportedly issued by any official agency creating a false and erroneous...

  • International Men’s Day, yes you heard it right. It exists

    By: Noman Naushad Lalani International Women’s Day was observed on March 8 to celebrate and promote the economic, social and political uplift of women. While a vast majority lauded the momentous contribution of women in the society, some coined the idea to mark an International Men’s Day. But to everyone’s surprise, we affirm there already...

  • PCB names players for training camp

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Thursday announced as many as 31 players for the training camp for the West Indies tour. The National Selection Committee headed by Inzamam ul Haq announced the list of players, said a press release issued here. The training camp will be held from March 11 to March 17 at Gaddafi...

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  • Mardan vendor fatally shot while trying to run away

    A vendor suspected of being a militant was shot dead in Mardan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The man, identified as Wolas Khan, had been selling clothes on his bicycle in the area for the past 15 years. According to police officials, the man had failed to stop at a checkpoint. The shooting was caught on...

  • Baloch Culture Day observed

    QUETTA: Provincial Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Bugti has said that Baloch nation has a rich culture and language which we are promoting by marking Baloch Culture Day. These views were expressed by Mir Sarfaraz Bugti, during ceremony of Baloch Culture Day at Millennium Mall. He said that the culture Day provides an opportunity of sharing...

  • Orange Line project named after Edhi

    KARACHI: The Orange Bus Line project has been named after eminent social worker, late Abdus Sattar Edhi, says an announcement here on Thursday. It said that the Sattar Edhi Bus Line route would start from Orangi Town Municipal Administration and will be connected with Green Bus Line project at Board Office Nazimabad. Sindh Transport Minister,...

  • Empowering FATA, AJK and GB collective responsibility of all federating units: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday said it was a collective responsibility of federal government and provinces to come forward for development and mainstreaming of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit Baltistan (GB). “Pakistan belongs to every Pakistani and all areas of the country should have equal rights...

  • Sindh accused of targeting Pashtuns in refugee crackdown

    By Roohan Ahmed KARACHI: Begum Naseem Wali-led faction of Awami National Party (ANP-Wali) has accused the Sindh police of arresting Pashtuns in the province under the pretext of a crackdown against illegal refugees. Addressing a press conference here at Karachi Press Club on Wednesday, ANP-W General Secretary Qasim Jan said Pashtuns born and raised in...

  • Terrorist killed as operation Radd-ul-Fasaad continues

    RAWALPINDI: Security forces Thursday conducted search and sanitization operation in parts of Punjab and Balochistan, killing one terrorist and apprehending 22 other suspects. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Pakistan Rangers (Punjab) conducted operation in Dera Ghazi Khan, Rajan Pur, Lahore, Rawalpindi and Attock and arrested 10 suspects. A cache of ammunition and...

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  • Zardari sends invitations to political parties’ heads

    ISLAMABAD: President of Pakistan Peoples Party Parliamentarians (PPPP) Asif Ali Zardari has sent invitations to political parties’ heads to attend Multi Party Conference scheduled for March 4 at Zardari House Islamabad. The Conference will begin at 11.00am. Following is the text of invitation letter and Agenda of Conference. Subject: Multi Party Conference As you are...

  • Indian troops resort to ceasefire violations along LoC

    RAWALPINDI: Indian troops once again resorted to unprovoked firing along Line of Control (LoC) in Tander and Khuiratta sector on Thursday. According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistan army troops effectively responded to Indian firing. –Samaa

  • Islam to be the most popular religion after 2050: report

    A study by Pew Research Center, a nonpartisan American think tank, said that Islam will overtake Christianity as world’s most popular religion shortly after 2050. In 2010, there were some 1.6 billion Muslims in the world, or about 23 per cent of the global population, according to the study. In comparison, there were 2.2 billion...

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  • Govt focuses on attaining sustainable growth: Ishaq Dar

    ISLAMABAD: UK Secretary of State for International Development Priti Patel called on Finance Minister Ishaq Dar in Islamabad and discussed matters of bilateral interest. Speaking on the occasion, Finance Minister said after achieving macroeconomic stability, the government has now focused on attaining higher, sustainable and inclusive growth. Ishaq Dar acknowledged the valuable support of DFID...

  • PSL-2017: Two matches today

    DUBAI: Lahore Qalandars will play against Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United meet Quetta Gladiators in Pakistan Super League at the same venue today (Friday). Earlier last night, in the fifteenth PSL match, Quetta Gladiators beat Karachi Kings by six wickets at Dubai. Batting first Karachi Kings scored 154 for the loss of six wickets in...

  • Labour beats UKIP to win by-election in Brexit bastion

    Britain’s Labour party on Friday beat UKIP to win a by-election in the Brexit bastion of Stoke-on-Trent, holding onto its seat while awaiting the results of a second battle against the ruling Conservatives. Labour’s Gareth Snell won the election by 7,853 votes to 5,233 for Paul Nuttall, leader of the UK Independence Party. The result...

  • Chicago needs help: Donald Trump

    Washington: US president Donald trump expresses his concern on the recent killings in Chicago.   POTUS feels saddened on the recent killings in the U.S. city. Chicago experienced brutal murders during the Wednesday. Seven people shot and killed yesterday in Chicago. What is going on there – totally out of control. Chicago needs help! —...

  • Lahore blast mastermind killed: ISPR

    RAWALPINDI: Two key high profile terrorists of banned group Jamaat ul Ahrar were killed in Pakistan Army’ targeted artillery shelling on Pak-Afghan border the other day, ISPR reported. Those killed include terrorist Wajihullah alias Ahrar who was sponsored by hostile intelligence agency for terrorist activities in Pakistan. He was mastermind of the recent suicide blast...

  • US deputy chief of mission, consul general Visit Mohenjo Daro

    KARACHI: US Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission Jonathan Pratt visited Mohenjo Daro, a World Heritage site of outstanding value to humanity.  He was accompanied by Karachi Consul General Grace Shelton and site curator Zaheeruddin Shar. “For me, the most interesting part of our visit was seeing Mohenjo Daro’s 5000 year-old college. The people of Mohenjo...

  • PSL 2017: Quetta Gladiators out class Karachi Kings

    DUBAI: Quetta Gladiators strengthen there place in PSL by beating Karachi Kings. Quetta achieved the target in 19th over. Sarfaraz hit the winning runs. Quetta becomes the 1st team to qualify for the play off. Mehmudullah declares Man of the Match. Quetta started there run chase swiftly. There openers gave hundred run stand. Ahmed got...

  • 130 bodies found in Syria mass graves

    The bodies of some 130 fighters shot execution-style or beheaded by rival jihadists have been found in mass graves in northwestern Syria, a monitoring group and rebel sources said Thursday. The grim discovery comes nearly a week after clashes in Idlib province between the jihadist Jund al-Aqsa rebel group and Al-Qaeda’s former Syrian affiliate and...

  • Pakistan’s counter-terrorism campaign enters intense phase

    Pakistan said at the UN that the country has shown the will, capacity and resilience in combatting terrorism and that Pakistan’s campaign has now entered its most intense phase. , says a press release received here today from New York. Speaking in an informal meeting of the General Assembly on the UN’s Global Counter Terroism...

  • Google to help publishers find malicious comments on articles

    BRUSSELS: Alphabet Inc’s Google and subsidiary Jigsaw launched on Thursday a new technology to help news organisations and online platforms identify abusive comments on their websites. The technology, called Perspective, will review comments and score them based on how similar they are to comments people said  were “toxic” or likely to make them leave a...

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  • Samsung chief Lee arrested in corruption investigation

    SEOUL: Samsung Group chief Jay Y. Lee was arrested early on Friday over his alleged role in a corruption scandal that led parliament to impeach South Korean President Park Geun-hye, dealing a fresh blow to the world’s biggest maker of smartphones. The 48-year-old Lee, vice chairman of Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS), was taken into...

  • CM Sindh visits Sehwan hospital to inquire after health of injured

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah visited the Sehwan hospital to inquire after the health of injured people in deadly bomb blast yesterday at Lala Shahbaz Qalandar. At least 72 people, including 20 children and nine women, were killed and scores of others were wounded when a  suicide bomber ripped through Lal Shahbaz Qalandar...

  • CNS places all Naval Hospitals at Karachi on high alert

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of Naval Staff has placed all Naval Hospitals in Karachi on high alert and ready to receive injured persons through night capable helicopters. This was stated in a tweet issued by Director General ISPR, Major General Asif Ghafoor here on Thursday. – APP

  • Lahore beat Karachi by 7 runs in PSL

    SHARJAH: Lahore Qalandars thrashed Karachi Kings by 7 runs in the eighth match of Pakistan Super League at Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Karachi Kings opted to field after winning the toss. Lahore Qalandars set massive target of 179 runs for the Kings with help of Fakhar Zaman’s outstanding fifty. He scored 56 off 36 balls. The...

  • Pakistan-Afghanistan border closed over security reasons: ISPR

    RAWALPINDI: Hours after a suicide bomber killed 70 people at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine Sehwan Sharif, Sindh, Pakistan closed its border with Afghanistan owing to security reasons. In a press statement, DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that the border was closed with immediate effect till further orders due to security reasons. The move...

  • Pakistan for constructive role on Afghan issue

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan welcomed all such initiatives which meant to help solve the Afghan issue that was pre-requisite for regional peace and prosperity, spokesperson of foreign office Nafees Zakaria Thursday said. “We expect regional countries to play their constructive role in this regard,” he said. During the weekly media briefing, he said, the 6 Party talks,...

  • Huge Baghdad car bomb kills at least 52: officials

    A massive car bomb ripped through a used car market in the south of Iraq’s capital Thursday, killing more than 50 people in the deadliest such attack this year, security officials said. The Amaq propaganda agency linked to the Islamic State jihadist group (IS), which has claimed nearly all such attacks recently, reported the blast...

  • PAF inducts JF-17 Thunder in No 14 Air Superiority Squadron

    KAMRA: It was a historic day for Pakistan Air Force (PAF) indeed, as the prestigious No 14 Air Superiority Squadron was re-equipped with the indigenously manufactured JF-17 Thunder aircraft in an impressive induction ceremony held at the PAF Base, Minhas on Thursday. Federal Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif was the chief guest on this...

  • Bilawal denounces shrine bombing as worst form of terrorism

    KARACHI: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that terrorist attack on the shrine of Hazrat Lal Shah Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan was a worst form of terrorism aimed at to rip apart Sufi fabric of unity and peace. Condemning the bomb attack on the Sufi shrine, the PPP Chairman said that...

  • Terrorists were neither Muslims nor human beings: Sindh CM

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has strongly condemned the blast at the shrine of Hazrat Lal Shahbaz Qalandar in Sehwan on Thursday evening. A statement here said, the chief minister telephoned the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Sindh and Commissioner Hyderabad and sought details about the incident. The Chief Minister declared emergency...

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  • Cricket: Bangladesh gets harsh introduction

    Blazing centuries from Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay powered India to a commanding 356 for three against a hapless Bangladesh bowling attack on the opening day of the one-off Test in Hyderabad Thursday. Kohli (111) and Ajinkya Rahane (45) were at the crease at close of play after putting on an unbeaten 122-run stand at...

  • KLF to honour Shabnam Ghosh

    KARACHI: A three-day 8th Karachi Literary Festival (KLF) will open on Friday with known historian Ayesha Jalal and fiction writer Mustansar Hussain Tarar as the keynote speakers at the inaugural session. The festival that has emerged to be an annual feature in the literary and cultural horizon of the metropolis will be attended by writers...

  • 9/11 mastermind tells Obama attacks were America’s fault

    WASHINGTON: The self-proclaimed mastermind of the September 11 attacks wrote to former president Barack Obama to tell him 9/11 was a direct result of American foreign policy and the deaths of innocent people it has caused. Khalid Sheikh Mohammed’s 18-page letter was addressed to “the head of the snake, Barack Obama,” leader of “the country...

  • New law for overseas workers

    DOHA: Qatar has approved a draft law which would provide legal protection for tens of thousands of female domestic workers for the first time, according to state media. The law is expected to specify how many hours staff such as nannies, drivers and gardeners should work per week, how many days holiday they receive annually...

  • PM invites global entrepreneurs to invest in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited global entrepreneurs to invest in Pakistan and take advantage of its strategic location, rich human and material resources, political stability and attractive investment policy. He was addressing corporate and business leaders from around the world in Islamabad today. The prime minister said Pakistan with its sixth largest population...

  • Forget India, profit from ‘quiet rise’ of Pakistan: Barron’s Asia

    ISLAMABAD: Investors should forget India and instead profit from the ‘quiet rise’ of Pakistan along with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Barron’s Asia said. “Forget India. Investors looking for the next big thing should look to its South Asia neighbors instead – Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka,” the America’s financial magazine in an article said. According...

  • Heli-ski team comprising 38 foreigners visit ISPR directorate

    RAWALPINDI: A heli-ski team comprising 38 foreigners from 12 different countries visited Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Directorate Thursday. According to ISPR, the team is on a week-long tour to Pakistan through a joint collaboration of Training Recourse Group (TRG) and ISPR, for heli-skiing and to explore beauty of Pakistan. The team was briefed by...

  • Tennis ace Ushna Suhail says David Cup win to promote game in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s female tennis ace Ushna Suhail has said that Pakistan’s last week’s win in Davis Cup tie against Iran would also help promote women tennis in the country. “Pakistan successfully held this event after a gap of  12 years. I’m sure this will not only promote men tennis in the country but will also...

  • Abducted blogger Goraya breaks silence

    ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani activist abducted last month has broken his silence on his weeks-long disappearance. Ahmad Waqas Goraya was among five activists who vanished in Pakistan in early January. Human Rights Watch, opposition lawmakers and Pakistani activists have said their near simultaneous abductions pointed to government involvement in a country with a history of enforced...

  • PM dismisses speculations on FATA reforms

    ISLAMABAD: Dismissing speculations on delay in FATA reforms package, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said these would be placed in the next cabinet meeting. “On my directions extensive consultation has been carried out with all the stakeholders including visits by select committee to all agencies,” the Prime Minister told reporters at the launch of...

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  • DG ISPR slams Indian irresponsible attitude at LoC

    RAWALPINDI: Indian forces resorted to unprovoked firing at Line of Control in Khanjar Sector on Thursday, Inter Services Public Relations said. In a Twitter message, DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said Indian irresponsible attitude continues. Unprovoked firing at LOC in Khanjar Sec (sector) today, he said. The Pakistani troops responded in a befitting manner...

  • Samsung Electronics may build factory in US

    Samsung Electronics Co Ltd may build a US plant for its home appliances business, a person familiar with the matter said, the latest global firm to consider a response to criticism about imports from new US President Donald Trump. Specifics such as the amount the electronics giant might invest and where the new base could...

  • Nisar takes notice of ban on online taxi services

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday took notice of ban imposed by Deputy Commissioner Islamabad on private taxi services including Uber and Kareem. According to Interior Ministry sources, the minister sought a report from Deputy Commissioner for the ban on the taxi service which used latest technology to keep in touch...

  • Shahid Afridi keen to attend PCB meeting

    Former Twenty20 captain Shahid Afridi says he is willing to offer his services if invited by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to the proposed round-table conference. He said that it is cricketers’ show and cricketers should run it.  

  • Nisar takes notice of ban on Uber, Careem

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Thursday took notice of ban imposed by Deputy Commissioner Islamabad on private taxi services including Uber and Careem. According to Interior Ministry sources, the minister sought a report from Deputy Commissioner for the ban on the taxi service which used latest technology to keep in touch...

  • Texas town’s mayor says she’s transgender

    The mayor of a small town in Texas has become the first transgender elected official in the state’s history, local media report. Jess Herbst, who became mayor of New Hope last May, made the announcement in an open letter to the town’s residents. “As your Mayor I must tell you about something that has been...

  • PrimeTime Headlines February 02
  • US embassy says visa policy for Pakistan unchanged

    ISLAMABAD: The US administration has not made any changes in its visa policy towards Pakistan, said a spokesman for the US Embassy in Islamabad on Thursday. Dismissing the reports as ‘rumors’ that the country might be added to the list of countries whose citizens have been banned from travelling to US, the spokesman said in...

  • Canadian PM to attend funeral for mosque shooting victims

    OTTAWA: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday will attend the funeral of two Algerians and a Tunisian man killed with three others in a mosque shooting, as he seeks to pull together a nation shaken by the hate crime. Up to 5,000 mourners are expected to pack a hockey arena in Montreal’s Olympic park...

  • Blast outside PTI MPA guest house

    PESHAWAR: A bomb blast occurred outside hujra (male guest house) of a Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) KP, Fazal Elahi at Hazar Khawani area of Peshawar on Thursday evening. According to police, no casualty is reported due as the hujra was empty and MPA Fazal Elahi was also outside his home. MPA Fazal Elahi was elected...

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  • Congress rejects Obama veto, Saudi Sep 11 bill becomes law

    WASHINGTON: The U.S. Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama’s veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of his eight-year presidency. The House of Representatives voted 348-76 against the veto, just hours after the Senate rejected it 97-1, meaning the...

  • Google officially launches YouTubePK

    KARACHI: Google Wednesday officially launched YouTube PK” for users accessing the video-sharing website in Pakistan. The launching took place at an invite-only ceremony organized in Karachi. The Justin Bibis live at #YouTubePK @justinbieber pic.twitter.com/lEAmT31LDU — norbert almeida (@norbalm) September 28, 2016 According to a video circulating on Twitter, Justin Girls mesmerized the audience wi...

  • Petrol, diesel price likely to be slashed

    ISLAMABAD: The federal government is likely to slash the prices of petroleum products for the month of October, SAMAA reported on Wednesday. According to a source privy to the Petroleum Ministry, petrol price may come down by Rs3 a litre, high speed diesel by Rs3.50 per ltire, light diesel by Rs2 per litre and kerosene...

  • Facebook removes Jamaat-e-Islami pages over Kashmir posts

    KARACHI: Social networking giant Facebook has taken down Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan’s official page for publishing posts about Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir, a party statement said. “That page was the second highest in terms of number of followers as it had 3.1 likes,” a post on the Jamaat’s Facebook page read. A Jamaat official said that...

  • Afghanistan shock Bangladesh to level ODI series

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