“It is just beginning of a very bad and long summer,” says an official of Pakistan Electric Power Company (Pepco).
The US warned that further military escalation could jeopardise chances of brokering a diplomatic solution to the crisis
Two others were injured in the incident that took place at a Navy shipbuilding centre in Visakhapatnam Saturday night.
Thirimanne hit a magnificent century to help Sri Lanka thump defending champions Pakistan by five wickets in the final.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said in view of the country's security situation, all defence needs would be adequately met.
The accident took place as two cars collided due to overspeeding at the Bypass Road area.
“This crisis was not created by us (Russia) ... it was created in defiance of our repeated and longstanding warnings.”
The army is also dispatching relief goods and organising medical camps in the district’s affected areas.
FIA special prosecutor Azhar Chaudhry failed to appear before the court on account of security concerns.
Rangers' personnel launched the operation after receiving a tip-off about the presence of suspected militants.
A magnetic bomb attached to a district governor's vehicle exploded, killing the governor and his bodyguard.
A Malaysian court convicted opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim of sodomy and sentenced him to five years in prison.
Several nations searched waters off Southeast Asia after the jet disappeared and was presumed crashed.
Stocks consolidated the week long gains on Friday with the KSE-100 index closing up by 49.70 points at 26,892.23.
Govt will include suggestions of all stakeholders, particularly the cellular mobile operators, prior to the 3G auction.
SECP proposed the DSS so retail investors can settle their trades directly through CDC/NCCPL, without involving brokers.
Pakistan’s fiscal deficit in first eight months of this fiscal year amounted to Rs832 billion or 3.2pc of the GDP.
The bids for acquisition of 10 narrow body aircraft for PIA were opened in the presence of the media on Friday.
Dollar was traded at Rs102.90-95 in the inter-bank market on Friday.
Its top brass reportedly observed that holding the dialogue was a government initiative.
Syed Khursheed Shah said that even “cabinet members are not on the same page on the issue of the Taliban”.
Four people, two of them brothers, were shot dead in Lyari area of Karachi, according to police and hospital officials.
The US generated 175,000 jobs in February, a modest rebound from two disappointing, weather-beaten months.
Meanwhile, traders say they dont expect major Pakistani wheat exports in coming months despite good harvest expectations
Shares hit a fresh peak boosted by easing strain on public finances and hopes a pro-business govt would soon be elected.
The increase is attributed to receipts of US$74 million from multilateral, bilateral and other official sources.
Overall consolidation was seen in the market while profit taking was seen in oil exploration companies and cement stocks
Saudi Arabia has also ordered citizens fighting abroad to return within 15 days or face imprisonment.
Shelling in Fallujah, for more than two months, and a shooting targeting a local official killed seven people.
Shares of three companies most exposed to Russia were under renewed pressure as the Russia-Ukraine conflict escalated.
An Indian navy officer died and some other workers have been sickened by a gas leak in a ship being built in Mumbai.
India's SC rejected another proposal by the Sahara conglomerate to secure the release of its jailed chairman.
Asian shares rose today & US$ held on to its NY gains after better jobs data raised hopes for a strong payrolls report.
Sony said Friday it would sell properties at a prestigious Tokyo site where it had its headquarters for six decades.
A motorcycle bomb blasted in a crowded market in the country's south, killing five people and wounding eight.
“I am more concerned about how I bowl...I don't think they (Pakistan) are thinking too much about me either.”
Meng, 58, and his wife Teoh Ching Yen, consistently withheld food from Isti during the three years she worked for them.
Israel has said it captured a Gaza-bound ship Wednesday carrying dozens of Syrian-made rockets.
“There are new steps we will take in that sphere after March 30... including a ban (on YouTube, Facebook).”
No one claimed responsibility for the string of bombings that began Thursday afternoon, mostly from parked car bombs.
“To me, being consistent is the main thing...through my own style and there is no reason why I should change.”
“If Sri Lanka and Pakistan got together to work against these policies, I am sure we could have made a big impact.”
Chelsea have an opportunity to open up a seven-point lead at the top of the Premier League this weekend.
The injury disrupts Arsenal's title challenge and England's preparations for the upcoming World Cup.
Sri Lanka, who will meet Pakistan in Saturday's final, overcame some early hiccups to win by three wickets.
“It is the greatest feeling of happiness, joy and pride to be able to score the goal and win a World Cup.”
A witness on the scene after Pistorius shot his girlfriend told a court he feared the star might have killed himself.
After the tendering of his apology, Lahore police assured that the case against the star would be taken back.
The 80-year-old Hanif underwent a cancer surgery in London last year to remove the right lobe of his liver.
Harris took the last two wickets as South Africa came within five overs of saving the third Test on a dramatic day.
The first-ever ODI between the teams had no bearing on the tournament as Pakistan, Sri Lanka already qualified for final
The announcement brings to an end an extraordinary career in the Barcelona first team that began in 1999.
Shahid Afridi smashed an 18-ball half-century as Pakistan chased their highest target in ODI history.