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

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

Gun-attack kills five of a family in Swabi

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

Pakistan

US special envoy holds talks with Aziz, other leaders

Mr Dobbins is visiting Islamabad at a critical time when presidential race in Afghanistan is nearly at run-off stage.

Pakistan

Interpol’s help sought to arrest Modaraba scam accused

The decision was taken at a high-level meeting held at NAB headquarters.

Pakistan

Hamid Mir defiant, still holds ISI responsible for attack

Meanwhile, cable operators have said that Geo TV has been taken off-air in some parts of the country run by army.

Pakistan

Police officer Shafiq Tanoli killed in Karachi explosion

Police officer Shafiq Tanoli and three others were killed in a blast near Karachi's old wholesale vegetable market.

Pakistan

FBI informant linked to hacking of Pakistan govt websites

NYT reported that the hacker directed cyber attacks on foreign govts including Brazil, Iran, Pakistan, Syria and Turkey.

Pakistan

For Pakistan’s Baloch, ‘tomorrow, anything can happen’

“We are students. Our weapons are pens and books,” says Latif Johar.

Pakistan

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.”

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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Sport

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.

Pakistan must return to the county circuit

There was at time when Pakistan had as many as five refined county captains in one squad.

Junaid links up with Lancashire again

“He’s had interest from other counties, but his heart is with us,” cricket director Mike Watkinson said,

Business

Licence auction fetches $1.12bn

The auction of 3G, 4G licences fetched $1.12bn, putting it very close to the expected $1.2bn target set by the govt.

UK to provide £200m for enterprise, asset growth

UK’s Department for International Development will provide £200m for enterprise and asset growth initiative in Pakistan.

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

Pakistan joins the 3G club

Zong wins 4G licence; Mobilink claims 10MHz band for 3G; Ufone, Telenor happy with 5MHz

Apple resets the clock as investors await next big thing

No one would argue that Apple has had a phenomenal run over the past decade.

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

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