VIDEOS: Typhoon Mangkhut wreaks havoc in Hong Kong, China after killing 60 in Philippines

Hong Kong and southern China braced on Sunday as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the densely populated coast, a day after the biggest storm of the year left at least 60 dead in the northern Philippines.

Sep 17, 2018
Israel bombs Iranian aircraft in Syria

Airstrikes by Israeli forces destroyed an Iranian Boeing plane, hours after it landed at the Damascus International Airport on Saturday.

Sep 17, 2018
PTI govt drafts law to bring back looted money from abroad

In order to fulfill its promise to recover ill-gotten money of Pakistanis stashed in ISLAMABAD-foreign bank accounts, the federal government has drafted a law to take legal action against the looters.

Sep 17, 2018
Request to extend Sharif’s parole likely to be submitted today

As the five-day parole granted to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law ends today, a formal request to get an extension in the parole is likely to be submitted on Monday.

Sep 17, 2018
Ultra-luxury vehicles of PM House to be auctioned today

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led federal government will auction 102 vehicles, including bulletproof cars and ultra-luxury vehicles, today as part of Prime Minister Imran Khan’s austerity drive.

Sep 17, 2018
Six killed including gunman in shooting spree in California

A man went on a shooting rampage in one of the major cities of California’s agricultural heartland Wednesday evening, killing his wife and four others before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.

Sep 14, 2018
US defends Arab coalition as Mike Pompeo says Saudi Arabia protecting civilians in Yemen war

The Trump administration has bolstered the position of Saudi Arabia in the Yemen war, declaring that the oil-rich kingdom was doing enough to protect civilians in their military campaign in Yemen.

Sep 14, 2018
Three soldiers martyred, four terrorists killed in N Waziristan: ISPR

Four terrorists were killed in an Intelligence-Based Operation (IBO) against terrorists in North Waziristan on Thursday.

Sep 14, 2018
PM Imran to inaugurate Rawalpinid-Mianwali train service today

Prime Minister Imran Khan will be inaugurating a new train service, facilitating the people of his hometown Mianwali, at Rawalpindi Railways Station today.

Sep 14, 2018
Kulsoom Nawaz’s body brought home from London, funeral prayers today

The body of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, was brought to Lahore from London early Friday for burial at Sharif family’s Jati Umra residence.

Sep 14, 2018
Sharifs parole period extended till September 17

The Home department of Punjab extended the parole period granted to former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar till Monday (September 17) 4 pm.

Sep 14, 2018
Dams, Dearth of Dollars and ‘Donating Delusions’: Pakistan’s Water Sector Needs Proper Pricing and, perhaps, a Super-Tax

Not doing enough for water conservation in a country such as Pakistan is a folly, indeed. We as a nation have committed this folly for way too long, undoubtedly. But politicizing any water conservation initiative and sowing the seeds of discontent around it must be taken as more than just a folly – a crime.

Sep 13, 2018
Pakistani agricultural trade mission embarks upon two-week US visit

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA), in collaboration with the USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council (USADPLC), has sent a Pakistani delegation to the United States for a two-week trade mission.

Sep 13, 2018
Death toll in Nangarhar suicide attack soars to 68

KABUL-The death toll from a massive suicide attack on Afghan protesters in the Nangarhar province mounted to 68, officials confirmed on Wednesday.

Sep 13, 2018
Three young Chinese environmentalists win UNEP awards for green ideas, efforts

BEIJING-Three Chinese youth were recognized by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) for their innovative ideas in an environmental protection project contest.

Sep 13, 2018
Russia seeking peace treaty with Japan without preconditions

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Japanese leader Shinzo Abe a peace treaty without preconditions by the end of the year. Decades after the end of WWII, the two states have yet to sign an agreement.

Sep 13, 2018
Maulana Tariq Jameel to lead funeral prayers of Kulsoom Nawaz

Religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel will lead the funeral prayers of former First Lady Begum Kulsoom Nawaz at Sharif Medical City, Jati Umra.

Sep 13, 2018
Shehbaz reaches London to bring Kulsoom Nawaz’s body to Pakistan

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President Shehbaz Sharif arrived in London late Wednesday to take the body of Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife for former premier Nawaz Sharif, to Lahore for last rituals at Jati Umra.

Sep 13, 2018
World’s longest straight-line sea route starts from Pakistan

Endorsing the significance of the strategic location of Pakistan on the earth, a team of foreign scientists has declared that the longest straight-line sea route began from southern Pakistan and ended at northeastern Russian, yielding a trip of 32,090.3 kilometers, according to Science Magazine.

Sep 13, 2018
Xi, Putin meet as Russia starts biggest military drill in decades (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

Some 300,000 troops and tens of thousands vehicles, aircraft and warships are participating in the largest military exercise Russia has staged in 37 years. Units from China are to take part in the manoeuvres as well.

Sep 12, 2018
Sharif’s Jati Umra residence declared sub-jail

The Lahore residence of Sharif family in Jati Umra has been declared sub-jail after former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (r) Safdar were brought to the place on parole following Begum Kulsoom Nawaz’s death on Tuesday.

Sep 12, 2018
BISE Rawalpindi declares FA, FSc result 2018 (check results)

Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education Rawalpindi announced the results of Higher Secondary School Certificate Part-II annual Examination 2018 here on Wednesday.

Sep 12, 2018
Begum Kulsoom to be laid to rest in Jati Umrah on Friday, confirms Hussain Nawaz

Begum Kulsoom Nawaz, the wife of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, will be laid to rest in Jati Umrah on Friday, confirmed Hussain Nawaz on Wednesday.

Sep 12, 2018
Saudi King’s brother ‘considering self-exile’ after Yemen war criticism: report

The brother of King Salman is pondering whether he should return to Saudi Arabia after criticising the King and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the war in Yemen, the Middle East Eye reports.

Sep 11, 2018

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