Man fatally stabs his brother in fit of rage over high electricity bill

Payment of Rs30,000 electricity bill sparked an argument between the siblings

Federal cabinet again defers decision to ban PTI, invoke Article 6 against Imran and Alvi

Sources said ban on PTI was to be considered in the cabinet meeting but it was not taken up

Has govt successfully tested firewall in Pakistan?

Whatsapp users faced difficulties in sending media files, voice messages in Pakistan

Police arrest suspects involved in kidnap of playwright Khalilur Rehman

Police arrest suspects involved in kidnap of playwright Khalilur Rehman

How many US presidents pulled out of election?

Biden is the first sitting president since 1968 to drop out of a presidential race

Any leverage to May 9 perpetrators will further foment chaos, says ISPR DG

Says army is determined to eradicate terrorism of all hue

In a first, patient airlifted to hospital as air ambulance takes off in Pakistan

Forty-year old Haleema Bibi is the first person to have used the service.

'Being treated like a terrorist in jail', claims Imran Khan

The rare interview was conducted through his lawyers from behind the bars

Every breath counts: Lahore awaits clean air

Cosmetic measures, instead of real action, are taken, residents complain

What caused Microsoft outage, Windows blue screens?

The damage to business processes at the global level was dramatic

Microsoft says cause of global IT outage fixed

Earlier, major US airlines - American Airlines Delta Airlines and United Airlines grounded flights

Judicial Commission of Pakistan meets today to weigh in on ad hoc judges' appointment in SC

The meeting will review the appointment of ad hoc judges in Supreme Court

Pakistan - Ailment, diagnosis and cure

It is a challenging journey but essential for building a more just and prosperous society

Retired Justice Maqbool Baqir also declines ad hoc judge offer amid 'wrangling'

He says he is not joining the apex court for personal reasons

Monsoon: Brace yourself for howling winds and water woes

Rain, accompanied by cool breeze, rid people of sultry weather in parts of Punjab

Imran Khan to stay in jail, govt to last 18 months: Fitch report

Says State Bank of Pakistan will lower interest rates to 14% by fiscal year-end

PTI urges SC to take notice of govt's intransigence

PTI legal wizards ask top court to spring into action

Govt decides to ban PTI, initiate treason case against Imran Khan and Arif Alvi

The PTI and the country cannot go together, minister Atta Tarar says

Assassinations and attacks - Blood-stained US history

Lincoln was the first president to be assassinated on April 14, 1865

PTI wins number game as reserved seats ping-pong comes to an end

The number of coalition will be 209 - short of 15 seats for two-thirds majority

Imran Khan, Bushra Bibi arrested in new case after 'iddat nikkah' conviction overturned

NAB arrested the former PM and his wife in fresh Toshakhana case

Sania Zehra's death lays bare domestic violence menace

Police register case against woman's husband on complaint of her father

How many reserved seats will PTI get after Supreme Court's verdict?

Of the 77 seats, 22 are of the National Assembly while 55 are of the provincial assemblies

SC decisions and the myth of Friday

In the latest verdict on Friday, the PTI gains the reserved seats denied to it by ECP

Reserved seats: SC tips the scales in PTI's favour in landmark verdict

Apex court overturns PHC verdict of depriving PTI of reserved seats

PTI leaders declare reserved seats' verdict triumph of justice

Barrister Gohar urges Election Commission of Pakistan to promptly implement the decision

Reserved seats verdict to change composition of assemblies

The verdict of 8-5 signals major victory for PTI-backed SIC

Reserved seats: SC tips the scales in PTI's favour in landmark verdict

Apex court overturns PHC verdict of depriving PTI of reserved seats

Justice Aalia Neelum takes oath as first woman chief justice of LHC

Punjab Governoe Saleem Haider Khan administers oath to Justice Aalia Neelum

Police arrest Ayesha Jahanzeb's husband for inflicting wounds on her

She says she had been tortured third time in one year

Govt notification allowing phone tapping by ISI challenged in LHC

Plea seeks annulment of the notification and making of rules of PTA Act's Section 54

UK election and the power of rhetoric

Starmer spoke of the need to “rediscover its (UK) identity” and “undergo a wider reset”

Pakistan's health expert gets Saudi citizenship

Dr Mehmood Khan becomes the first Pakistani who has been granted Saudi citizenship

S.M Tanveer wants 9 cents/kWh electricity, 12pc mark-up for export growth of $6bn

Says the business community can generate taxes only if it is allowed to earn

'Miracles' and hope: Stampede spotlights India's craze for godmen

Bhole Baba quit police in 2000 to join many Hindu preachers

Disgruntled PML-N leaders launch Awam Pakistan to upend exploitation

Supremacy of constitution listed as a goal and remedy

Rains in Lahore, Islamabad trigger flooding alert

The Met office forecast more rain in the city during the next 24 hours (Saturday-Sunday).

Keir Starmer officially takes power as British PM after landslide victory

Starmer was elevated after a private ceremony with King Charles III in Buckingham Palace

Sporadic rains proclaim onset of monsoon

People rejoice at the showers of relief which bring temperature down

Ecstatic fans receive invincible Indian team with smiles and tears

The team waves to the crowds and dances to drumbeats and live music at their hotel

Who is UK's PM-elect Keir Starmer?

Starmer, 61, is an ex-lawyer who worked to get people off death row around the world

Surgery is the only option but not in haste, says Mohsin Naqvi

Says he will go home the moment he feel pressure

Short-Term Tariff Adjustments Boost Industrial Growth, Creating Long-Term Job Opportunities

Changes aim to foster long-term economic stability and growth by addressing structural issues

S.M Tanveer calls on govt to review agreements with IPPs

Expresses concern over closure of industrial units due to exorbitant power bills

T20 World Cup 2024 - Moments that transport you back to field

Here are some of the standout happenings from this thrilling mega event.

T20 WC 2024: Cricket lovers await prescription for Pakistan's ills

PCB Chairman Mohsin Naqvi accentuates the need for “major surgery”

Rahul Gandhi recites Darood Sharif at Lok Sabha

All great personalities, he said, had spoken of non-violence and eliminating fear

Pakistan loses another 'Alam Channa'

Zia Rasheed had been suffering from the knee-related disease for a long time

Imran's incarceration is lawful and Pakistan's internal matter, Tarar tells UN body

Law minister stresses that Imran Khan is not a law-abiding citizen hence jailed

India bask in T20 World Cup glory

Suryakumar Yadav's catch stirs a controversy

BCCI lavishes praise and pelf on India for hitting a home run

BCCI secretary Jay Shah announces a staggering cash award of Rs1.25bn on X

Kohli pens romantic note for Anushka after winning T20 World Cup

He expresses his gratitude for his wife for keeping him humble and grounded

What does IMF demand after budget? It's 'do more'

IMF wants increase in the electricity and gas prices by July 10 next month

LHC directs PM Office, police to make sure there is no interference in judicial affairs

Justice Shahid Karim issues five-point SOPs in case of Sargodha judge

Look at the gesture of Faisal Vawda after relief from SC

The apex court accepts his apology and withdraws notice

Time hangs heavy as India, South Africa eye T20 World Cup glory

A reserve day has been allocated for the final

Budget 2024-25 sails through National Assembly amid optimism about IMF loan deal

NA Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq announces the passage of the bill in a live TV telecast

What to do when you have too many passwords to remember

Don't use same passwords, birthdays, family names and personal information as passwords

Omar Ayub resigns as PTI's secretary general

The resignation of Ayub comes amid the reports of cracks within the ranks of PTI

Govt proposes 13 amendments to pension scheme

Government employee will get pension from only one department if re-employed

Deaths at Saudi Hajj show challenge of shielding pilgrims from lethal climate

The deaths highlight a looming challenge for organisers as climate change takes hold in the region

Azm-e-Istehkam not an operation, but a vision to assert state authority

Strategy aims to establish authority with nationwide participation in fight against terrorism

Which new features make Google Chrome more attractive?

Introduces personalised experiences and a lot more

Abraham Lincoln's wax effigy melts in brutal heat

He kept a cool head during civil war, but heatwave proved too much for his statue

US resolution reflects ignorance of Pakistan's electoral process, FO snaps back

Pakistan believes timing and context of this resolution does not align well with Pak-US ties

Which cities will have rain in next few days?

Met Office forecasts rains in several parts of country from June 26 to July 1

Young doctors' strike in government hospitals challenged in LHC

The petitioner highlights suffering of patients who come from far and wide

DLS method co-inventor Frank Duckworth dies

Along with his fellow statistician Lewis, he devised the formula that was officially adopted in 1999

Cabinet approves Operation Azm-i-Istehkam

Shehbaz says it will be an intelligence-based exercise

T20 skipper Babar Azam returns home after extended stay in USA

Babar returns home 10 days after the T20 World Cup debacle from Dubai

T20 WC mess: PCB decides to set its house in order

PCB to undergo 'major surgery' envisaged by Mohsin Naqvi

CJP Isa calls PTI merger with SIC a 'suicide'

Chief Justice Qazi Faez Isa heads the full-court bench

Umro Ayyar - A visual treat you should not miss

The movie deserves accolades from cinemagoers

Miftah Ismail, Khaqan Abbasi to launch 'Awaam Pakistan' party

It was revealed through a video posted on social media platform X

Today marks the longest day and shortest night of the year

This phenomenon is called summer solstice

35 Pakistani pilgrims fall a victim to scorching heat during Hajj, say authorities

DG says deaths are caused by intense temperature of 50 degrees Celsius

Babar on the brink: Can he survive major shake-up after World Cup setback?

Babar should take a leaf out of Williamson’s book

Teams within team - Pakistan at T20 World Cup

Pakistan’s performance fell below expectations, losing crucial matches against USA, India

Hajj 2024: Special prayers for Gaza, call for piety echo in sermon by Imam-e-Kaaba

Prays for the safe departure of Hajj pilgrims to their home countries

PCB mulls new prescription to cure national team's ills

Board likely to review central contract of national team players

Muslims pray on Mount Arafat in Hajj climax

After stay in Arafat, pilgrims will head to Muzdalifah for symbolic stoning of devil on Sunday

Eidul Azha 2024-25: Chances of rain on second day

Severe heatwave expected to subside during June 19-22 period

USA become first casualty of stop-clock rule. How and why?

India won the match by seven wickets with 10 balls to spare

Budget 2024-25: Let's figure out the cost of essentials

Poverty Alleviation Division gets nothing in PSDP

Rs37,000 minimum wage: Sindh follows in the footstep of federal govt, Punjab

The provincial govt presents it budget having an outlay of Rs3,352 billion

Sindh presents Rs3,056 billion budget for FY2024-25 amid opposition outcry

Sindh CM, who also holds finance portfolio, presented the budget

PSX scales new high of 77,000 mark on the heels of budget 2024-25

The PSX witnessed a bullish trend on the fifth and last day of the business week

Budget 2024-25: Good news on solar front

A sum of Rs9m has been set aside for solarisation of 7,000 tubewells

Punjab budget 2024-25: Key statistics you must know

Rs95 billion have been allocated for health and Rs69.72 billion for education

Budget 2024-25: Punjab allocates Rs10bn for laptop scheme

The government has launched free WiFi for people in many areas of Lahore

Budget 2024-25: Punjab fixes minimum wage at Rs37,000

The provincial government unveils the budget with a total outlay of Rs5,446 billion

Punjab govt servants to get up to 25pc spike in salaries

The Punjab government will follow in the footsteps of the federal government

Govt envisages 13pc tax-to-GDP ratio in next few years, says FinMin Aurangzeb

In his post-budget press conference, he says steps are being taken to end non-filer term

Punjab set to present Rs5,370 billion budget today

Finance Minister Mujtaba Shujaur Rehman will present the budget

Govt proposes new tax slabs for salaried class in Budget 2024-25

People earning not exceeding Rs600,000 will be exempt from income tax

Govt sets minimum wage at Rs37,000 in budget 2024-25

FinMin Aurangzeb presents budget in the National Assembly

Be ready for spike in prices of daily-use products

Chocolates, milk, yogurt, clothes, soap, shampoo, hair colour, mobiles to cost more

FinMin Aurangzeb unveils Rs18,877bn federal budget 2024-25 'on IMF watch'

The opposition created ruckus in the National Assembly

Pakistan's urban population up from 75.67m to 93.75m in six years

The rural population decreases from 63.56pc to 61.18pc


The report presents key terms and figures about the budget for the current fiscal year

Three Eidul Azha holidays in Pakistan

Eid holidays will be observed from June 17 to 19

Pakistan's world cup glitch - time to hit the reset button

It's time heads should roll and a sincere effort undertaken to rebuild the team.

SBP cuts policy rate by 150bps to 20.5pc in line with expectations

The interest rate remained unchanged in the previous seven sessions

Mohsin Naqvi rudely awakened to need for 'major surgery' in Pakistan team

Naqvi acknowledges team’s performance is currently at its lowest level

Who are three justices recommended for Supreme Court elevation?

JCP selects LHC CJ Shahzad Ahmad, SHC CJ Aqeel Abbasi and LHC's Shahid Bilal Hassan

How Babar's army surrenders at uncharted territory?

USA bowled 47 dot balls in the match

Anwar Maqsood at his satirical best after Pakistan's capitulation to USA

Says Pakistanis who bought tickets for Pak-India match will sell them now at half price

Supreme Court reserves verdict on appeals challenging revocation of NAB law changes

CJP heads five-judge bench; PTI founder Imran Khan joins via video link from Adiala Jail

What parents should know to protect their kids on social media

Bullying, the risk of developing eating disorders and suicidal thoughts are risks

A star has been named 'Palestine'

It is located approximately 257.22 light-years away from Earth

Proposals for 10pc to 20pc Pakistan wage hike under consideration

Increase in other benefits, including medical and conveyance allowances, also on the table

A ringside view of Pakistan's elite civil service

A seasoned bureaucrat explains the reasons for craze about CSS

ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 all set to begin

20 teams are competing across 55 games for T20 World Cup 2024 crown

Trump found guilty at hush money trial, becomes first US president convicted of a crime

The Republican candidate becomes the first former US president convicted of a crime.

Punjab introduces new transfer policy for teachers

Teachers will have opportunity to apply for transfers throughout year on hardship grounds

Do police have plan to prevent crime ahead of Eidul Azha?

The Punjab police say they are alive to the need for special measures to check crime

PM Shehbaz's 'black sheep' remark riles SC judges

Embattled Imran shares ordeal with SC during NAB amendment case hearing

Eidul Azha 2024 - Digital options in sacrificial animal trade

Business activities associated with the festival have transformed over the years

Eidul Azha likely to be celebrated on June 17

The moon of Zilhajj is likely to be sighted on June 7

ECP gets powers to appoint election tribunal judges

These panels are formed to hear rigging complaints

Farmer-friendly irrigation project goes down the drain

Did irrigation department officers not like power sharing with farmers?

What happens when sun aligns directly above holy Kaaba?

Phenomenon happens twice a year on May 27 and July 15

Pakistan bids farewell to iconic Talat Hussain

Legendary actor's death makes nation sorrowful

T20 World Cup: Jaw-dropping prices of tickets for Pakistan, India match

Marquee T-20 tournament will commence across the Atlantic in US and WI on June 1

Govt urged to ban Rs5,000 note to cut cash transactions

Overseas investors say NTN should be made mandatory for opening bank accounts

Bruised PTI demands judicial probe into attack on Raoof Hasan, rejects police measures

Raoof Hasan was attacked by unidentified transgender persons with a blade in Islamabad

Tens of thousands attend President Raisi's funeral in Tehran

Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei leads funeral prayers for Raisi, FM Amirabdollahian

Farmers in Punjab to get subsidised machinery, interest-free loans

Development of agriculture sector is part of Punjab govt vision

Punjab Assembly passes controversial defamation bill amid opposition protest

Journalists also stage walkout during the assembly session

Navigating inflation through innovative strategies

People devising ingenious strategies to weather economic storm

Funeral processions for Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi today

Rescuers located the wreckage of the chopper in East Azerbaijan province

Pakistan's freelancing landscape needs vibrant shades

Freelancing emerges as a beacon of hope for youth amidst vulnerable economy

Supreme Court issues show-cause notices to Vawda, Kamal over remarks against judiciary

A three-judge bench, headed by CJP Qazi Faez Isa, conducted suo motu proceedings

Shiraz bids farewell to vlogging for a better cause

Country's youngest vlogger announces his decision in a sentimental video

Parliament should be dissolved if ordinances are to be introduced, says CJP Isa

Incarcerated PTI founder joins the hearing via video link

IHC grants bail to PTI founder in 190 million pounds case

A two-member bench announces the reserved verdict

Weather scorecard - Lahore, other cities in 'nervous forties'

Chief Meteorologist Shahid Abbas says Lahore may face 43 degrees C or more

Dubai Property Leaks: Influential Pakistanis respond to revelations

Bilawal Bhutto, Mohsin Naqvi, Sharjeen Memon, Sher Afzal Marwat, Faisal Vawda speak after exposé

Dubai Unlocked: 17,000 Pakistanis own property worth $11bn in Dubai

17,000 Pakistanis have bought 23,000 properties in Dubai

Justice Babar Sattar highlights 'interference' in audio leak case

Says he was asked to back off from the audio leak case

What IMF chief says about artificial intelligence

She says artificial intelligence is hitting labour forces like a "tsunami"

AJK protesters end strike after govt accepts charter of demands

AJK PM calls subsidies a special connection of Centre with the region

Govt to take action over unauthorised disclosure of secret information on social media

Khawaja Asif says the crime will be punishable by two-year imprisonment, fine

AJK protest over inflation enters fourth day as negotiations end in deadlock

AAC protesters march on AJK capital; caravans from cities heading towards Rawalakot

Is there any chance of rain on weekend?

Rains are expected in several parts of the country

E-filing or SIM blockage - choice is yours

As many as 5,000 SIMs will be blocked every day

PIA staff forgets to load body on flight, adds to family's agony

The heartbroken parents fainted when they came to know that their son’s body had been left behind

Saudi Arabia to test flying taxis, drones this Hajj season

Could potentially alleviate congestion and provide efficient mobility solutions

PA speaker suspends 27 MPAs in light of SC's decision on reserved seats

Apex court had suspended the PHC and ECP decision to give SIC's reserved seats to others

How many flights were affected by Lahore airport blaze?

Aviation Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif visits the airport terminal

Deadlock on FBR's proposal to block SIMs of non-filers persists

Govt team fails to convince telecom companies of the proposal effectiveness

Hajj 2024: two flights leave for Saudi Arabia from Karachi with 330 pilgrims

Officials of religious ministry see off the pilgrims

PTI founder says he wants to clear the air about 2014 sit-in

Says the army should not be dragged in politics

How much passport in Pakistan costs?

Backlog and delay in processing still persist

Hajj 2024: Pakistan's first flight with 180 pilgrims to depart tomorrow

More than 68,000 intending pilgrims will be flown to Saudi Arabia

May 9 perpetrators will not go unpunished as it's a case of entire Pakistan, says ISPR

Maj Gen Ahmad Sharif Chaudhry says peace in Pakistan is foremost priority

IHC judges' letter: CJP Isa wants judges to be bold in face of meddling in judicial affairs

Six-judge bench examines arguments, proposals from bar associations

No more rains as Punjab, Sindh inch towards heatwave

Avoid outdoor exposure and increase water intake

CJP Faez Isa expresses annoyance over Faizabad commission report

The inquiry commission report was submitted to the SC by the Attorney General's Office

How a Pakistani doctor makes big time?

Dr Shahzad Baig figures in Time's list of 100 most influential persons

Free media - a 'pressing' need

The World Press Freedom Day is marked on May 3

Pakistan's moment of pride as it embarks on first lunar mission

The launch activity is being telecast live on IST website and social media platforms

FBR set to block SIMs of over 500,000 non-filers

The FBR has sought a report from the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority

SBP receives $1.1bn IMF tranche a day after approval

This is the third and last tranche of the $3 billion SBA with the IMF

Guessing game as Uber abruptly winds up app in Pakistan

Uber retained its app operations only for Lahore in 2022

We won't interfere in high court affairs, it didn't lead to good consequences in the past: CJP

Observes appointment of 'monitoring judge' is also interference

Audio leaks case: Justice Babar Sattar dismisses conflict of interest pleas with heavy fines

Justice Sattar asks under which authority applications were filed by FIA, IB, PTA, Pemra

Heart knows no border - Indian donor injects new life in Pakistani girl

Ayesha experienced cardiac issue in 2019 and had to ultimately get transplant

T20 World Cup trophy receives rousing welcome in Pakistan

The trophy was unveiled in Islamabad and it will visit Lahore and Abbottabad as well

Scientists reveal how long you should walk to boost brain power

It only takes 20 minutes of walking to boost your brain activity, studies show

SC clubs petitions, will hear case pertaining to IHC judges' letter on April 30

A six-member larger bench of Supreme Court will take up the case

US military stage world's first ever AI controlled warplane

AI controlled warplane takes on a human piloted jet

Academicians appreciate finance minister going ahead with tobacco tax reforms

Scholars urge reforms implementation in letter and spirit

Why have books become museum pieces in Pakistan?

World Book and Copyright Day is observed every year on April 23

Over 70pc global workforce faces climate change risks: ILO

Those in poor countries are more vulnerable

'Pink Moon' to dazzle skies tonight

The full moon would be known as “Pink Moon” this month

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi lauds Pakistan's stance on war-torn Gaza

Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz welcomed President Raisi at Lahore airport

IHC CJ convenes full court meeting to deliberate on judges' letter

The office of IHC CJ has sought suggestions from all judges

A roastery in Finland has launched an AI-generated coffee blend

The Nordic nation of 5.6m consumes the most coffee in the world at 12kg per capita annually

Moin Akhtar being remembered on death anniversary

He entertained fans for four decades on both stage and television

PML-N clinches landslide victory in by-election

PML-N wins two national and 10 provincial assembly seats

By-polls 2024: Vote counting under way as polling concludes in 21 constituencies

By-polls 2024: Vote counting under way as polling concludes in 21 constituencies

Number of cinemas in Saudi Arabia jumps to 66 since reopening in 2018

Around 1,900 movies shown so far in theatres that have 618 screens and 63,300 seats

Former bureaucrat Roedad Khan passes away at 101

During his long career, Khan served with five presidents and three prime ministers

Slovenia umbrella doctor weathers the economic storm

Says customers from all over the country bring their and often their friends' umbrellas for repair

NEOM -- the splashy Saudi mega project -- chases Chinese funds

Officials didn't address recent reports of rolling back ambitious construction, population target

Artificial Intelligence's relentless rise gives journalists tough choices

AI tools imitating human intelligence are widely used in newsrooms around the world

By-elections 2024: Voting concludes amid suspension of internet, mobile phone service

Mobile phone and internet service was suspended early morning

By-polls on 21 national and provincial assemblies seats today

Polling will be held for five national and 16 provincial assembly seats

PMD predicts rains in most parts of country

The department says Karachi may not receive heavy rain