Three SC judges named for commission to probe attack on Hamid Mir

The judges named for the commission are Justice Anwar Jamali, Justice Ejaz Afzal and Justice Iqbal Hameedur Rahman.

Sport

Moin to serve as chief selector and manager: PCB

Zaheer Abbas, who was serving as a batting consultant, has been appointed as the principal advisor to the PCB chairman.

Pakistan

Treat the disease, not the diseased, says PM on Karachi situation

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting on Karachi's law and order situation at the Jinnah International Airport.

Pakistan

Senate committee resolution seeks to lift Youtube ban

Committee on Human Rights urges govt to unblock the popular video-sharing website as soon as possible

Pakistan

Women desks to be set up at all 500 KP police stations: CM

Pervez Khattak also announced the establishment of jury or jirga system at the model police stations.

Pakistan

Blast injures three in Chaman

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

Pakistan

Guddu Power Plant: PM launches commissioning of additional units

The units would add another 747 MW to the national grid at a cost of Rs 60 billion.

Pakistan

Country cannot afford dictatorship: Khursheed

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

Pakistan

Five killed, one injured in Karachi violence

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

World

Syria presidential vote on June 3: parliament speaker

Voting for Syrians living outside the country will take place on May 28, he said.

Blogs

One bullet for all journalists

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Celebrating failure

The over glorification of success is detrimental to our children, given today’s world where little is black and white.

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Sport

Moin to serve as chief selector and manager: PCB

Zaheer Abbas, who was serving as a batting consultant, has been appointed as the principal advisor to the PCB chairman.

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.

Moyes facing sack at United: UK newspapers

According to widespread reports, Moyes could be forced out before the end of the season.

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.

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.

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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Senate committee resolution seeks to lift Youtube ban

Committee on Human Rights urges govt to unblock the popular video-sharing website as soon as possible

Obamacare enrollees urged to change passwords over Heartbleed bug

The warning marks the latest fallout from the widespread security bug, which surfaced this month.

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