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Do not drag us into your electoral debate, Pakistan tells India

Do not drag us into your electoral debate, Pakistan tells India

Islamabad, on Monday, rejected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s accusation that Pakistan was trying to influence the assembly elections in Gujarat, describing it as “utterly baseless and irresponsible”. In a tweet, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal said India should stop dragging Pakistan into its electoral debate. He added that electoral victories should be won […]

NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

NA rejects PPP’s bill for inquiry into names of every Pakistani named in Panama Papers

A vast majority in the National Assembly on Tuesday rejected a PPP bill demanding an inquiry into every Pakistani named in the Panama Papers. Minister for Law Zahid Hamid strongly opposed the bill, tabled by Naveed Qamar, saying there is no need for such proceedings as the matter had already been taken care of in […]

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

WASHINGTON:  An unprecedented global cyber attack that infected computers in at least 150 countries beginning on Friday has unleashed a new wave of criticism of the US National Security Agency. The attack was made possible by a flaw in Microsoft’s Windows software that the NSA used to build a hacking tool for its own use […]

‘Silence’ deals a blow to probe into porn scandal

‘Silence’ deals a blow to probe into porn scandal

Web Desk LAHORE: The Sargodha child pornography case, unprecedented in the country, suffered a blow when none of the children allegedly exploited or their parents approached by the Federal Investigation Agency were willing to record statement against the prime suspect. “I did work with Manto uncle (suspect Saadat Amin’s nickname) but it is not me […]

Sindh IGP A.D. Khawaja orders enquiry into Karachi heritage building demolition

Sindh IGP A.D. Khawaja orders enquiry into Karachi heritage building demolition

Our Correspondent Sindh Inspector General Police A.D. Khawaja on Monday launched an enquiry into the demolition of a 100-year-old building inside Jufelhurst School in Karachi’s Soldier Bazaar as citizens and activists are up in arms against the move. The IGP has ordered that a discreet enquiry into the suspected involvement of police officials in the […]

Civil society wants judicial probe into KE ‘overbilling’

Civil society wants judicial probe into KE ‘overbilling’

THE NEWSPAPER’S STAFF REPORTER KARACHI: As street protests broke out against excessive billing by K-Electric (KE) in different parts of the city, civil society organisations, labour and human rights activists on Saturday asked the Sindh High Court to appoint an independent judicial commission to investigate ‘overbilling’ and other issues related to the private power utility. […]

Man breaks into US mosque, tears apart copies of Holy Quran

Man breaks into US mosque, tears apart copies of Holy Quran

Man breaks into US mosque, tears apart copies of Holy Quran By News Desk The Islamic Center of Tucson deplored the incident in a Facebook post and said it seemed that the unidentified man wanted to damage the centre’s property. PHOTO: FACEBOOK An unidentified man broke into an Arizona mosque early Monday morning and ripped […]

PML-N trying to convert Lahore into a no-go area, says Bilawal

PML-N trying to convert Lahore into a no-go area, says Bilawal

PML-N trying to convert Lahore into a no-go area, says Bilawal By Our Correspondent Published: March 15, 2017 3SHARES SHARE TWEET EMAIL LAHORE: Murder of PPP leader Babar Sohail Butt and the attack on Shaukat Basra are a part of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz’s plan to convert Lahore into a no-go area, said Pakistan Peoples’ Party […]

Leicester City fairytale lurches into nightmare

Leicester City fairytale lurches into nightmare

London (AFP) – The urgent tone in Kasper Schmeichel’s voice said everything about the fate that has befallen Leicester City, fairytale Premier League champions become shock relegation candidates. “We’re the reigning champions and quite frankly it’s been terrible. It’s been embarrassing,” the Danish goalkeeper told a television reporter after Leicester’s 3-0 defeat at home to […]

Saleem Shahzad taken into custody at Karachi airport

Saleem Shahzad taken into custody at Karachi airport

KARACHI (Yes News) – Former leader of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Saleem Shahzad on Monday has been taken into custody on his arrival at Karachi airport from Dubai. According to details, the police officers are holding interrogation from the leader regarding different charges including his escape from the country on fake ID card in 1990s. He […]

New Zealand to launch urgent inquiry into Napier ODI washout

New Zealand to launch urgent inquiry into Napier ODI washout

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Cricket (NZC) said Friday it was reviewing Napier´s suitability to host international fixtures after the second one-dayer against Australia was abandoned due to a rain-sodden outfield. The washout on Thursday was the third time in four years that inclement weather has forced a one-day international to be cancelled at Napier´s McLean Park […]

Date for next Syria talks thrown into question

Date for next Syria talks thrown into question

GENEVA (AFP) – The timing of the next Syria talks in Geneva was thrown into doubt on Friday after the UN said it could not confirm a Russian announcement that they had been postponed. Meeting in Moscow with minor Syrian opposition figures, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said the UN-hosted talks planned for February 8 had […]