News Desk

  • Pakistan Air Force Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu inspected PAF Air Base Skardu in the northern region. PAF chief Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu said that the current situation in the region requires PAF to be ready at all times to respond to any external or internal ...

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  • Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit Tank district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today to review the ongoing work for the rehabilitation of the flood affectees. The Prime Minister will be briefed about the relief activities. It merits mention that Pakistan’s unprecedented floods, which have ...

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  • Sindh Info minister Memon says 500,000 houses completely destroyed n Water is now starting to come down, says Jam Khan Shoro. HYDERABAD/DADU   -   Sindh Minister for In­formation and focal per­son for rain emergency Sharjeel Inam Memon said Wednesday that at least 601 people died in rains ...

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  • PM visits D I Khan, inspects under construction Sagu Bridge n Calls for sustainable system to cope with climate change challenges. SEHWAN/ DERA ISMAIL KHAN    -    Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif while describing the devastation caused by deadly floods in the country said Wednes­day that ...

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  • HONG KONG - Hong Kong judge has found five speech therapists guilty of publishing seditious children’s books. Their books - about sheep trying to hold back wolves from their village - were interpreted by authorities as having an overtly political message. After a two-month trial a ...

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  • RIYADH - Gulf Arab states have demanded that Netflix remove all content deemed to violate “Islamic and societal values and principles”, Saudi media report. Recent material, including that made for children, contravened regulations, Saudi and Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) media watchdogs ...

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  • BAHAMAS - A US cruise ship passenger was killed by a shark while snorkelling near the Bahamas on Wednesday, according to local authorities. The 58-year-old woman from Pennsylvania was on an excursion near Green Cay near Nassau when the incident took place. Police later said that the family ...

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  • LOS ANGELES - Kim Kardashian revealed her ex-husband Kanye West helped her gain “respect” in the “high society” while also dishing on her own talents which played a significant role in changing people’s perspective of her. In her recent conversation for Interview’s cover story, the ...

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  • LOS ANGELES - Neil Gaiman has responded befittingly to billionaire Elon Musk’s criticism on The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. In a tweet, author and film producer Neil Gaiman said, “Elon Musk doesn’t come to me for advice on how to fail to buy Twitter, and I don’t go to him for ...

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  • The death toll from devastating floods across Pakistan has jumped to 1,355, with 12 fresh casualties reported in the past 24 hours, official statistics showed on Wednesday. Of the fresh fatalities, six were reported from southern Sindh province, whereas three people lost their lives in ...

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  • The Spanish national basketball team took a 72-69 victory over Türkiye in a Wednesday FIBA EuroBasket 2022 group game but both teams will be in the last 16. Spain won Group A, having a 4-1 win/loss record while runners-up Türkiye were down to 3-2. Despite the loss in Tbilisi, Türkiye will also ...

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  • Chinese Consul General Lahore Zhao Shiren has said that taking stock of the unprecedented flooding situation in Pakistan, Chinese Consulate Lahore, together with the Chinese community in Lahore, has mobilized resources to help the flood relief and rehabilitation efforts. China also provided two ...

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  • Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman received a call from German Minister Svenja Schulze (German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development) and informed her on the destruction wreaked by the floods throughout the country, and the assistance required to carry out ...

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  • Chairman Public Account Committee (PAC) Noor Alam Khan has directed the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to provide the names of politicians to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) who are in default of any institution of the country so that recovery could be made from them. The PAC meeting ...

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  • Pakistan pacer Naseem Shah held his nerves calm in a tense run chase and smashed consecutive sixes to power his side over the line and into the final of the Asia Cup 2022. Set to chase 130, Afghanistan bowlers made it hard for Pakistan but Naseem smashed two sixes on the first two deliveries of ...

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  • Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan said on Wednesday that a conspiracy was being hatched to overthrow Punjab government. Addressing a rally in Chishtian on Wednesday, he said that the PML-N should try as hard as it want, but both the country and the army ...

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  • Federal Minister of State for Petroleum Dr Musadik Malik on Wednesday said the national economy and foreign policy were ruined due to the ego of Imran Khan during his four-year rule, but nowadays he claims himself as a “savior” of the country. “It was the ego of Imran Khan which severely ...

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  • The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has handed over a questionnaire to Former National Assembly (NA) Speaker and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Asad Qaiser in party’s prohibited funding case. According to details, former NA Speaker Asad Qaiser appeared before an FIA team probing a bank ...

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  • The water level has started going down at flooding Manchhar Lake after breach. The water level in the lake, the largest freshwater reservoir in Pakistan, has dropped to 122.5 RL from earlier 123 RL, after a breach and two cuts administered at the banks of lake. The water gushing from the breaches ...

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  • PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday submitted a new reply in the Islamabad High Court in a contempt case extending his regrets over his ‘inadvertent’ rant against a female judicial officer but there was no mention of any apology. In his reply, the former premier expressed his ...

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  • An accountability court in Lahore Wednesday sent the Ramzan Sugar Mills reference against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and his son Hamza Shehbaz back to National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The court, in its remarks, said that the case did not fall in the jurisdiction of the ...

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  • Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice-President Maryam Nawaz has moved the Lahore High Court (LHC) for the return of her passport. According to details, Maryam Nawaz has filed a petition in Lahore High Court (LHC) seeking the return of her passport. In the petition, the PML-N vice president ...

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  • Sindh Assembly member Moazzam Abbasi, who hails from Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), has resigned as an MPA citing failure from the provincial government to assist flood victims in his Larkana constituency. Moazzam Abbasi, who was elected an MPA from PS-11 Larkana, has sent his resignation to ...

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  • Former premier and senior Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said while talking to media in Islamabad, “I have requested former National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman Justice (r) Javed Iqbal many times to public his assets so that the people of Pakistan ...

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  • Former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday submitted his reply before the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in toshakhana reference filed by the Speaker National Assembly Raja Pervaiz Ashraf. A five-member bench comprising the Chief Election ...

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  • As many as 53 dengue cases were reported in Islamabad during the last 24 hours, raising the tally of confirmed cases to 373. According to the statistics issued by District Health Office (DHO), almost 53 people have been infected with dengue virus in the federal capital during the past 24 hours. ...

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  • A local court has extended the bails of PTI Chairman Imran Khan and other accused till Sept 27 in a case pertaining to violation of Section 144. Additional Sessions Judge Zafar Iqbal on Wednesday heard the applications of Imran Khan and other PTI leaders including Sh Rashid, Asad Umar, ...

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  • The death toll from the recent monsoon rains and floods in different parts of Balochistan has climbed to 263 as three more persons died on Tuesday. As per Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA), death toll from recent monsoon rains and floods in different parts of Balochistan has risen to ...

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  • The Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) Sukkur officials arrested two alleged terrorists associated with a banned outfit during a raid near Khairpur. The CTD spokesperson said in a statement that two ‘terrorists’ namely Aziz Domki and Mitha Khan Makki were arrested during a raid near Khairpur. ...

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  • Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will visit the flood-hit areas of Dera Ismail Khan in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa today (Wednesday). According to sources, PM Shehbaz will visit Sago Bridge of Dera Ismail Khan which had been damaged by the flash floods. The bridge is located on the N-50 National Highway ...

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