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Rangers issue details of raids on offices of Zardari’s close aide

Rangers issue details of raids on offices of Zardari’s close aide

KARACHI: Pakistan Rangers Sindh on Friday afternoon released information regarding raids conducted at offices located on I.I. Chundrigar Road and near the hockey stadium. The offices are said to belong to a close aide of Asif Ali Zardari. According to the statement issued by the Rangers PRO, the raids were conducted on verified reports regarding […]

Malala comes out in support of Peshawar Zalmi

Malala comes out in support of Peshawar Zalmi

Peshawar Zalmi team owner Javed Afridi has met Malala Yousufzai and her family in the UK and presented them with Peshawar Zalmi merchandise. Afridi also mentioned meeting Ahmad Nawaz, an APS survivor, in a tweet. Malala receiving a Zalmi jersey. — Peshawar Zalmi Media Hailing from Swat District, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, Malala Yousufzai is a global celebrity. […]

Screening of latest Bollywood films will take time, says Nadeem Mandviwalla

Screening of latest Bollywood films will take time, says Nadeem Mandviwalla

ISLAMABAD: Although cinemas have decided to start screening already released Indian movies, it may take a long time for newer Indian movies to be screened. The owner of Cineplex at Centaurus, Nadeem Mandviwala, said the ball is currently on the other side of the border, but there were many phases that have to be completed […]

Baldia factory fire clear case of arson: Forensic experts

Baldia factory fire clear case of arson: Forensic experts

Forensic expert and Director General of Punjab Forensic Science Agency, Dr Mohammad Ashraf Tahir has said in a press conference on Thursday that the government has been informed that the Baldia factory fire was a clear case of arson and not an accidental fire. Explaining the difference, Dr Tahir said, “In arson, an accelerant like […]

NAB will not keep a single penny of Rs3.35bn recovered from Raisani: DG operations

NAB will not keep a single penny of Rs3.35bn recovered from Raisani: DG operations

The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) said on Thursday it has recovered nearly Rs3.3 billion worth of cash and properties from the plea bargain deal the bureau struck with Mushtaq Ahmed Raisani, the then finance secretary of Balochistan, and Sohail Majeed Shah, contractor and frontman of ex-adviser to Chief Minister Balochistan, as part of their corruption […]

EU accuses Facebook of misleading it in WhatsApp probe

EU accuses Facebook of misleading it in WhatsApp probe

The European Commission has charged Facebook Inc with providing misleading information during its takeover of the online messaging service WhatsApp, opening the company to a possible fine of 1 percent of its turnover. However, the statement of objections sent to Facebook will not affect the EC’s approval of the $22 billion merger in 2014, the […]

Obama bans oil drilling ‘permanently’ off Alaska, part of Atlantic coast

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday banned new oil and gas drilling in federal waters in the Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, in a push to leave his stamp on the environment before Republican Donald Trump takes office next month. Obama used a 1950s-era law called the Outer Continental Shelf Act that allows presidents to […]

Afridi terms arrest of Indian fan ´shameful´

Afridi terms arrest of Indian fan ´shameful´

KARACHI: Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi said Wednesday the arrest of an Indian student for wearing a shirt bearing his name was “shameful”, but would not deter the subcontinent´s cricket-mad fans from supporting rival players. Ripon Chowdhury, 21, was arrested on Sunday in Hailakandi, a small town in the northeastern state of Assam, while watching a […]

Quetta carnage report: PTI demands resignation of Nisar, Balochistan govt high-ups

Quetta carnage report: PTI demands resignation of Nisar, Balochistan govt high-ups

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday demanded resignations of Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar, Balochistan Chief Minister Sanaullah Zehri and Home Minister Mir Sarfaraz Ahmed Bugti over the Quetta Commission inquiry report. Speaking to the media, PTI leader Shah Mehmood Qureshi slammed Chaudhry Nisar for his statements on the subject and said the interior minister’s statement […]

Bilawal Bhutto announces return of Zardari in Pakistan

Bilawal Bhutto announces return of Zardari in Pakistan

KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Sunday announced that former president Asif Ali Zardari will return to Pakistan on Dec 23. Bilawal Bhutto was speaking to media, where he said that now his party has started to play the role of ‘real opposition’. Over the subject of former president Zardari’s return, Bilawal […]