Musharraf lands in Karachi amid tight security

The port city has been on high alert with roads being cordoned off for the former president's security.

Pakistan

Journalist Hamid Mir injured in gun attack in Karachi

The incident took place on Sharae Faisal near Natha Khan area when the gunmen opened fire on his vehicle around 5:30pm

Pakistan

Nation standing firm beside armed forces: PM

The prime minister was addressing the passing out parade of the 129th Pakistan Military Academy Long Course on Saturday.

Pakistan

Quetta violence claims at least four lives

Armed militants killed a police officer and critically injured his son on Quetta's troubled Sariab road area.

World

Boko Haram claims bomb attack in Nigeria's capital

Boko Haram claimed responsibility for the deadliest attack ever in Nigeria's capital in a video obtained Saturday.

Pakistan

Army to help govt eradicate polio virus in conflict zone

North and South Waziristan agencies, and Bara are major areas of concern due to the recurring polio cases.

Pakistan

Police say two UN workers ‘likely’ abducted in Karachi

Police said the missing are Hyderabad residents who were visiting Karachi for leisure. Their phones are switched off.

World

Drone kills 15 'Qaeda', three civilians in Yemen: security

The strike killed 15 Al Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province.

Pakistan

SC has learnt to bolster democracy, says chief justice

Authority of SC may be extended to a number of areas from which it has historically maintained a distance, said CJ.

Newspaper

Modi prefers defeat to communalism

“My mantra is that all are one. I cannot accept a divide between brothers of the country in the name of secularism."

Blogs

Attack on Hamid Mir: You have the right to remain silent

Our budding forensic investigation experts have already decided who the triggermen in the attack on Mr Mir are.

Celebrities in Indian politics: The dance of democracy

The 2014 Indian Elections happen to feature a record number of Bollywood celebrities contesting across parties.

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Sport

It's getting increasingly tough for bowlers: Ajmal

"Times have changed and there is hardly any respect for bowlers these days."

Moores gets second stint as England coach

The 51-year-old Moores was forced out in 2009 following a rift with Pietersen that cost the batsman his captaincy.

IOC accepts Pakistan’s proposal to continue dialogue for resolving crisis

"We hope concrete actions will be taken on the government side as per the agreed roadmap of October 2013."

Ajmal given clearance for Worcestershire stint

“We have given NOC to Ajmal but want him to return in mid-July so that he can be part of team's tour to Sri Lanka.”

Business

Dar’s statement helps dollar gain 1pc

Dar’s statement that the dollar will be kept around Rs98 to support the export industry created panic-like situation.

KSE-100 closes lower, rupee weakens

The stock market continued to consolidate above 29,000 points due to a holiday in global equity markets

Exchange Rates for Currency Notes

CountriesSelling (Rs.)Buying (Rs.)
U.S.A. 98.75 99.00
U.K. 164.20 164.40
City Gold (24-ct) Silver
Karachi 42,428 642.85
Multan - -
Sci-Tech

Erdogan challenges social media in top Turkish court

The Twitter block was lifted earlier this month after the court ruled that it breached freedom of expression.

Health care site flagged in heartbleed review

Password change recommended following a review of the government's vulnerability to Heartbleed Internet security flaw.

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