Blast near mosque in Karachi's Delhi Colony area, over ten injured

The explosion was heard in Clifton, Gizri and several phases of Defence in Karachi.

Pakistan

Nawaz launches Uch-II power project

The premier said the government would fulfill the electricity shortage in the country within two and a half years.

Pakistan

Foreign militants seeking ‘safe passage’

A member of the TTP shura claimed that a large number of foreign fighters had already left the region.

Pakistan

LoC ceasefire violated near Poonch sector

An ISPR statement claimed that the ceasefire along the LoC was violated by Indian forces.

Pakistan

Special court reserves judgment over FIA’s investigation report‏

Nasim demanded that along with the investigation report, all documents pertaining to the case should be also provided.

Pakistan

Gun attack kills seven of a family in Swabi

Seven of the same family were killed and six others wounded in a gun attack in Swabi's Yar Hussain region.

Pakistan

Tremors felt in parts of Punjab

The epicentre of the earthquake was located near the Pak-Afghan border.

Pakistan

Govt, army coping with challenges together: PM

PM lauds the role being played by army, FC personnel, police and Levies Force in improving the law and order situation.

Pakistan

UNDP mission visits KP to help promote peace, justice

UNDP mission visits KP to help promote peace and justice and inaugurates refurbished civil courts in Buner district.

World

Malaysia vows MH370 transparency as families vent anger

PM Najib Razak promised that a preliminary report submitted to the UN's aviation body would be released publicly.

Blogs

Pakistani balls!

Pakistan's frailties with the bat meant that it had to always conjure up some magic with the ball.

Enter 3G: A question of scale, speed, reliability

The tasks ahead may not be painfully slow, but there is no guarantee that they will not be painfully expensive.

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Waqar is the best man for the job: Inzamam

“I think it's about time we change the culture of changing captains and coaches after one defeat.”

I'm still Tour de France winner: Armstrong

“I know that is not a popular answer, but the reality is that ... it was just a messy time.”

Ijaz, Shoaib Mohammad among new Pakistan selectors

Salim Yousuf, Wajahatullah Wasti and Mohammad Akram are other members of the selection committee headed by Moin Khan.

Sethi admits to ECB reservations over Latif appointment

Sethi said he had picked Latif as chief selector despite the fact that he has been a strong supporter of Kaneria.

Business

Islamic banking has appeal for non-Muslims: SBP chief

The Islamic finance system have become appealing to non-Muslims also, said Ashraf Mahmood Wathra.

Better management govt’s top priority

Fiscal sustainability cannot be achieved without sound fiscal and financial management, said Finance Minister Ishaq Dar.

Exchange Rates for Currency Notes

CountriesSelling (Rs.)Buying (Rs.)
U.S.A. 99.35 99.60
U.K. 166.20 166.40
City Gold (24-ct) Silver
Karachi 41,914 630.00
Multan 41,490 686.00
Sci-Tech

Exclusive: Apple, Google to pay $324 million to settle conspiracy lawsuit

In a email exchange after a recruiter solicited an Apple employee, Schmidt told Jobs that the recruiter would be fired.

Facebook acquires fitness tracking mobile app Moves

Facebook did not disclose the price it paid for ProtoGeo Oy, the 2-year-old Helsinki company that makes the Moves app.

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US actress Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison and had been dating for almost a year.

'Frozen' soundtrack notches biggest sales week, tops Billboard

"Let It Go," sold 259,000 copies last week, bringing its total U.S. sales to 2.3 million.

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