Musharraf likely to travel to Karachi today

Sources said Musharraf's likely visit to Karachi is on account of security issues and to continue of his treatment.

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.

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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 officer among two shot dead in Quetta targeted killings

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

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."

Pakistan

No harm in accepting Taliban demands: JI

Mr Haq said the talks were not the issue of the two “Sharifs” it was an issue of the country’s solidarity.

World

Russia warns US against further sanctions as Ukraine deal stalls

Russia said its military is massed on Ukraine's doorstep and warned against further US sanctions.

Pakistan

KP industries to get cheap, uninterrupted electricity: CM

A modern steel mill will be set up in Hattar with production capacity of 650,000 metric tons per year.

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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."

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.”

Ferrer knocks out Nadal at Monte Carlo

Nadal's 30-match winning streak ended on Friday when the world number one was upset 7-6(1) 6-4.

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 - -
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Health care site flagged in heartbleed review

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

White House updating online privacy policy

A new privacy policy explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.gov

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