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Katrina Kaif to play role of Pakistani girl in next project

Katrina Kaif to play role of Pakistani girl in next project

(Web Desk) – One of the biggest dance films of Bollywood is in its pre-production stage currently. The film stars Varun Dhawan and Katrina Kaif in the main roles and will be directed by trendsetting choreographer Remo D’Souza. Bhushan Kumar is producing the film that is being deemed as the biggest dance film of Bollywood. […]

Dollar up by 15 paisa in interbank market

Dollar up by 15 paisa in interbank market

KARACHI – Dollar rate in interbank market on Tuesday has increased by 15 paisa after which its value reached Rs134.Dollar is fluctuating between Rs132 and Rs134 in open market.According to experts, this increase in the U.S. dollar value is alarming for the economic stability, therefore, the issue should be addressed on immediate basis.Since the oath […]

Zainab murder case: Imran Ali executed in Lahore

Zainab murder case: Imran Ali executed in Lahore

LAHORE: Convict Imran Ali – sentenced to death for the rape and murder of Zainab and twelve other minors girls – was hanged early Wednesday morning at Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail.The black warrant for Imran’s execution was carried out at 5:30am in accordance with the prevailing law on capital punishment. According to Express News, Imran’s body was handed over […]

Pakistan five wickets down in lack luster show of game against Australia

Pakistan five wickets down in lack luster show of game against Australia

ABU DHABI (AFP) – Off-spinner Nathan Lyon took four wickets off six balls to catch Pakistan tottering at 77-5 at lunch on the first day of the second and final Test in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.Lyon dismissed Azhar Ali caught and bowled for 15 in his fourth over and then next ball had Haris Sohail […]

ECC defers decision on hike in power tariff

ECC defers decision on hike in power tariff

ISLAMABAD  – Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) meeting chaired by Finance Minister Asad Umar on Tuesday has deferred the decision of hike in the power tariff by Rs3.75 per unit until a week.The  summary regarding a hike in power tariffs was presented in the ECC meeting today, however, the decision has been postponed till next meeting.According […]

Shehbaz Sharif’s remand extended by 14 days in Ashiana scam case

Shehbaz Sharif’s remand extended by 14 days in Ashiana scam case

An accountability court on Tuesday extended the remand of PML-N president Shehbaz Sharif by 14 days in the Ashiana Houseing Scheme scam case.In a dramatic turn of events, the leader of the opposition in the National Assembly was arrested by NAB over his alleged involvement in a multi-billion rupee housing scam, the Ashiana-e-Iqbal Housing Project.He was arrested […]

15 civilians dead in strikes on minibuses in Yemen’s Hodeida: UN

15 civilians dead in strikes on minibuses in Yemen’s Hodeida: UN

SANAA (AFP) – At least 15 civilians were killed in attacks on minibuses in Yemen s embattled Hodeida province, a UN agency said Sunday, as Huthi rebels blamed air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition.The Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs did not specify the type of strikes Saturday in the Jabal Ras district, but Yemeni […]

Toyota Pakistan halts bookings amid depreciation in Pak rupee’s value

Toyota Pakistan halts bookings amid depreciation in Pak rupee’s value

KARACHI – The Indus Motor Company on Friday halted bookings of vehicle over the speedy depreciation in Pak rupee’s value by 7.5 percent in one go which resulted in substantial increase in the cost of components and raw materials for local parts. The announcement was made in a ‘Public Notice’ received from the auto dealers. […]

FM Qureshi to attend two-day SCO moot in Tajikistan

FM Qureshi to attend two-day SCO moot in Tajikistan

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi will participate in a Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Tajikistan, reported Radio Pakistan on Thursday.SCO’s 17th Council of Heads of Government meeting, hosted in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe, will take place from October 11 to 12.Earlier in May, Pakistan expressed its readiness to work with regional countries under the umbrella of SCO […]

Microsoft expands cloud service in push for $10 bn Pentagon contract

Microsoft expands cloud service in push for $10 bn Pentagon contract

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Tuesday its expanded Azure cloud service to help government clients save data on their own servers would be available by the end of the first quarter of 2019, as it battles with Amazon.com for a $10 billion Pentagon contract.The two companies are left in the fray for the […]

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