Road accident kills 41 in Sukkur

At least 41 people were killed, several others injured in a bus-trailer collision on the National Highway near Sukkur.

Pakistan

PM summons meeting after attack on Hamid Mir

A discussion of Saturday’s attack on Hamid Mir would be on the agenda for the high-level meeting scheduled for Sunday.

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3G, 4G may triple internet cost for users

Post-paid and corporate customers are expected to be offered next-generation services first.

Pakistan

‘ECB annoyance made PCB give Rashid cold shoulder’

According to sources, the ECB was not happy with PCB's offer to Rashid who has been blunt in his support of Kaneria.

Pakistan

Slain ANP leader’s house attacked

Unknown gunmen attacked the house of the late Mian Mushtaq late last night and abducted three of his relatives.

Pakistan

Punjab govt accused of being soft on militants

Senior officials say the govt has been “sleeping over” regular intelligence reports on militants' presence in Punjab.

Pakistan

Meeting with TTP committee cancelled

It was going to be the first meeting after TTP refused to extend its ceasefire, but also opened the door for dialogue.

Pakistan

Malik not satisfied with anti-insurgency organisation

The anti-insurgency organisation has become the reason for increasing disorder in Balochistan, says Malik.

Pakistan

KP still unwilling to allow launch of Malala’s book

Government fears Taliban attacks on varsities promoting education campaigner.

Pakistan

Zardari for revisiting blasphemy law

“PPP will continue to fight the ideology of religion-inspired violence that lay at the heart of terrorism,” he declared.

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‘ECB annoyance made PCB give Rashid cold shoulder’

According to sources, the ECB was not happy with PCB's offer to Rashid who has been blunt in his support of Kaneria.

Analysis: Is Messi saving himself for the World Cup?

The last time the Spanish press and Barca fans accused someone of saving himself for the WC, he ended up a winner.

Federer ousts ailing Djokovic in Monaco semis

Federer beat an injured Djokovic 7-5 6-2 to set up an all-Swiss Monte Carlo final with Wawrinka.

It's getting increasingly tough for bowlers: Ajmal

"Times have changed and there is hardly any respect for bowlers these days."

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.

Sindh millers raise flour prices

The rate of flour has been raised to Rs38 per kg from Rs37 per kg, and the prices may go up further in the coming days.

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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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.

Health care site flagged in heartbleed review

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

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