Foreign militants seeking ‘safe passage’

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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


PM to inaugurate 404MW Uch Power Project-II today

Questions are being raised over sustainable utilisation of additional capacity.


PTI wins provincial assembly seat vacated by PML-N

Dr Haider elected MPA from PK-86 in by-election.


Thousands mob Modi as campaign starts in Varanasi

India is halfway through the world’s largest-ever election, in which 815m people are eligible to vote over 10 stages.


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.


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.


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,


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

Pakistan joins the 3G club

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

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