Blast injures three in Chaman

The bomb was planted in a motorcycle parked close to the office of the Deputy Commissioner.

Pakistan

Country cannot afford dictatorship: Khursheed

Shah says the country cannot afford a dictatorship and that the judiciary will not endorse any ‘misadventure’.

Pakistan

Three people gunned down in Quetta

Armed gunmen killed two people on spot, whereas a passerby died of serious bullet wounds on the way to the hospital.

Pakistan

Self-immolation case: SC orders inquiry by sessions judge

Chief Justice Tassaduq Hussain Jillani rejected the report presented by the police in the court.

Pakistan

Musharraf moves SHC to strike name off ECL

Musharraf’s counsel Barrister Farogh Naseem submitted the application on the former president’s behalf.

Pakistan

Five killed, one injured in Karachi violence

Meanwhile, 12 suspects including a suspected target killer were arrested in operations in several areas of Karachi.

Pakistan

Hamid Mir ‘stable’ after surgery

Senior journalist Hamid Mir was stable after doctors at AKUH took out 3 of the 6 bullets after a successful surgery.

Pakistan

IMF not satisfied with bill on ‘SBP autonomy’

IMF is expected to take up the issue with Pakistan during third quarterly review of the $6.78 billion bailout package.

Pakistan

Doctors see Musharraf at his daughter’s home

Leaders of APML say that Musharraf is in Karachi basically to see his daughter and meet relatives and friends.

Pakistan

Musharraf likely to skip court hearings

Musharraf will not attend court proceedings because is under treatment in Karachi, his lawyer Ahmed Raza Qasuri said.

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

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Atletico looking to land another blow on Mourinho

Atletico will meet a familiar foe as they prepare for their first Champions League semi-final in 40 years.

Wawrinka beats Federer for Monte Carlo title

It was Wawrinka's only second win over Swiss compatriot in 15 career meetings and his first title at the Masters level.

Windies paceman Kemar Roach shrugs off car crash

The 25-year-old suffered a head injury and was taken to hospital, the Barbados Today online newspaper claimed.

Liverpool go five clear, Arsenal and Everton win

Liverpool opened up a five-point lead over second-placed Chelsea with three matches remaining.

Business

Trading with India: implications for Pakistani businesses

Increased imports from India won't devastate local producers, since they will replace existing imports from elsewhere.

Enigmatic Pakistan-Afghanistan trade

KP CCI President Usman Bilour feels that anxiety about the future of trade with Afghanistan is misplaced.

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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

Apple, Google vie to offer exclusive game apps: WSJ

Both the companies are trying to lure game developers by offering premium placement to these games on their app stores'.

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.

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